Community News

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    Lions plan concert on Nov. 5

    Tickets are now on sale for the Calabash Lions Club’s “Trip Down Memory Lane” concert featuring Milton Bullock, former member of The Platters, on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Little River United Methodist Church.

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    Leland awarded two grants

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    Alzheimer's group to meet

    The North Strand Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 21, at Summit Place, 491 U.S. 17 in Little River, S.C. 

    Kathy Bazzarre will be the guest speaker. Call (843) 450-3410 for more information.

    Soil and water sets workshop

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    Gunter graduates
    Melissa Jean Gunter of Southport graduated from Samford University during spring commencement on May 14.
    Gunter earned a bachelor of arts degree.
    Founded in 1841, Samford is the largest private university in Alabama with more than 4,700 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled annually. The university offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in eight schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, law, nursing and pharmacy.

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    Raffle benefits CIS
    Time is running out to get your 50/50 raffle ticket to support the programs and services of Communities in Schools (CIS) of Brunswick County. One lucky person will win up to $10,000 (based on the sale of 2,000 tickets).
    Raffle tickets are still on sale through June 30 at $10 each. The winning ticket will be drawn Thursday, July 28, at a Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event Sun Cruz Aquasino, 4495 Mineola Ave. in Little River, S.C. Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram will draw the winning ticket between 5:30-7 p.m.

  • Community invited to Brunswick Novant Medical Center sneak preview

    The new Brunswick Novant Medical Center will open its doors to the community for a free sneak preview event on Saturday, July 16.
    A ribbon cutting ceremony will be at 1 p.m., and tours will be from 1-4 p.m., hospital spokesperson Amy Myers said.
    Participants will have the opportunity to tour the new hospital and see Brunswick Novant Medical Center’s special features and services first-hand.  The hospital is set to open for patients approximately two weeks later on Sunday, July 31.

  • Brunswick County DSS honors foster parents, others; seeks more homes for local children

    Each May, Brunswick County DSS salutes the people who make a difference by serving as foster parents, relative caregivers, mentors, advocates, social workers and volunteers. Thanks to these unsung heroes, many formerly abused or neglected children and teens will either safely reunite with their parents, be cared for by relatives, or be adopted by loving families.

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    Pesticide classes begin July 21

    Pesticide Applicator Recertification classes will be available at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, Brunswick County Center, Training Center, Building N at the Brunswick County Government Complex on July 21 and Aug. 17.

  • Dinah Gore inducted into Hall of Fame

    Dinah Gore was inducted into the North Carolina Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Hall of Fame during the FCS centennial celebration on Wednesday, May 25, at North Carolina State University’s Jane S. McKimmon Center in Raleigh. Gore is one of 25 inductees into the first class of the FCS Hall of Fame.

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    Sanderson joins Martha Lee

    Martha Lee has announced that Jeanette Sanderson has joined Martha Lee Realty as a new broker in the Ocean Isle Beach Office. A native of North Carolina, she recently became a coastal girl when she moved from Cary to Holden Beach. She enjoys traveling the Intracoastal Waterway and taking in the local sights from the water. Her next venture is the open seas for some fishing.