• Smith 40th birthday

     Kelly Rebecca Smith of Shallotte is celebrating her 40th birthday Wednesday, Nov. 4.

  • Fifties and counting
  • Sellers’ annual reunion Oct. 24

        The descendants of Elisa Sellers (1867-1935) will have its annual family reunion Saturday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall at Supply Baptist Church on U.S. 17 East in Supply. All family members are invited and encouraged to attend. Each family is asked to bring a basket of food to share and any family updates since the last reunion.

  • Harrington-Stalvey engagement

     Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Alisha Lee Harrington and William Seth Stalvey.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Debbie and stepdaughter of Steve Walker of Omaha, Neb., and granddaughter of Dennis and Patricia Harrington of Holden Beach. A graduate of University of Nebraska at Kearney, she is a legal coordinator in Omaha.

  • Godwin-Hyman wedding


     Terri Winnette Godwin and Brinson Edward Hyman were united in marriage Sept. 19 at Little Prong Missionary Baptist Church in Ash. The Rev. Cary Godwin, father of the bride, officiated the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of the Rev. Cary Godwin of Ash and the late Bettie Marlow Godwin. She was escorted and given in marriage by her father.

    The groom is the son of Jessie Hyman of Kenly and the late Willis Edward Hyman.

  • Formyduval family reunion

     A Formyduval family reunion is planned for Saturday, Oct. 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Old Waccamaw Schoolhouse 5901 Waccamaw School Road NW in Ash. Bring a dish to share and any old photos to display. The reunion is open to all Formyduval descendants and relatives.

    Email Kim Formyduval Fairfield (daughter of Willard) at kff12345@yahoo.com or call (603) 320-2904 for additional information.

  • Gore-Kelly engagement

     Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Emily Lauren Gore of Shallotte and David Everett Kelly III of Southport. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mark W. and Gina Evans Gore of Shallotte. The prospective groom is the son of David Kelly II and Nancy Kelly of Southport. An Oct. 17 wedding is planned at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Supply.

  • Harton-Perry wedding

     Sophie Elizabeth Harton and David H. Perry III, both of Virginia Beach, Va, were married Sept. 5 during an outdoor ceremony at Rutherford County Arts Council in Forest City.

    Hannah Desmond officiated the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Faris Herbert and Annette Nantz Harton of Wilmington.

    The groom is the son of Mary Burton Perry of Jacksonville and Dave H. Perry of Warsaw, Va.

    Bridesmaids were Marine Gillette of Wilmington, Amanda Smith of Shallotte and Kristine Meadows of Raleigh.

  • Fulford birth

     Justin and Christina Fulford of Bolivia are the proud parents of a daughter, Alana Grace Fulford, born at 8:07 a.m. Sept. 20 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington weighing 6 pounds, 15 ounces and measuring 19 inches in length. She joins a sister, Sofia Marie, 22 months.

  • Noorigian retires from Coast Guard Reserve

     Aram J. Noorigian, son of Leon and Mary Noorigian of Carolina Shores, will officially retire from the federal government as a chief in the Coast Guard Reserve on Oct. 1.

    He joined the Navy when he was 18, then joined the Seabees and finally the Coast Guard.