• Cottrell birth

    Sabrina Varnam and Davis Cottrell of Morehead City are the proud parents of a son, Chandler Davis Cottrell, born at 6:24 a.m. Nov. 26, 2013, at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City, weighing 6 pounds, 11 ounces and measuring 19-1/2 inches in length.
    Maternal grandparents are Ronald and Jenice Varnam of Varnamtown.
    Paternal grandparents are Kenneth and Sue Hicks of Raleigh and Ken and Sousin Cottrell of Rural Retreat, Va.
    Great-grandparents are Pearl Stump, Bea Varnam, Tabatha Barbour and Kenneth Cottrell Sr.

  • Dameron

    Bobby and Crystal Dameron of Leland are the proud parents of a daughter, Addyson Pearl Dameron, born at 5:09 p.m. Nov. 21, 2013, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center weighing 6 pounds, 5 ounces and measuring 19 inches in length.
    She joins a sister, Ayden, 4.
    Maternal grandparents are Bobby and Teresa Tindal of Shallotte.
    Paternal grandparent is Mona Dameron of Bolivia.
    Great-grandparent is Mary Lewis of Shallotte.

  • Farmer anniversary

    Frank and Sherry Farmer of Sunset Beach say “I Do” again on their 25th wedding anniversary Tuesday, Oct. 29, on the beach at Sunset Beach.
    Helping to celebrate their special occasion were close friends Mike and Terry Downey and Wayne and Kathy Gregory.

  • Fleming-Bell

    Kiersten Marie Fleming and Jacob Taylor Bell, both of Columbia, S.C., were married Sept. 14 at Camp United Methodist Church in Shallotte.
    The Rev. Richard Vaughn officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Candace and Gerald Fleming of Alpharetta, Ga.
    The groom is the son of Sandra and Robert Bell of Matthews.
    The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.
    She wore a Casablanca gown with a mermaid fit and carried a bouquet of white and light pink flowers.
    Maid of honor was Courtney Fleming.

  • Putrino-Guyton

    Kristi Marie Putrino and Michael James Guyton were married Aug. 31 at Traditions at the Glen in Johnson City, N.Y.
    The Rev. Jose Valenchi officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Anthony and Suzanne Putrino of Endicott, N.Y.
    The groom is the son of Lana Caudill of Ocean Isle Beach.
    The bride was escorted by her father.
    Andrea Thomas, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor.
    Bridesmaids were Karen Putrino, sister-in-law; Nicole Putrino, cousin; Kristen Ferraro, Kathy Medionte and Jefferi Hudson.

  • Lewis-Streaks

    Judy Kathleen Lewis and William Charles Streaks, both of Supply, were married Sept. 28 at Holden Beach Chapel.
    Jared D. Smith officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of J.P. Lewis and Lena Olive McLamb.
    The groom is the son of Stanley John Streaks and the late Dorothy Alice Streaks of Hilton Head Island.
    The bride was given in marriage by the family.
    She wore a beige gown with beaded top and jacket and wore a wide-brimmed picture hat. She carried a bouquet of pink and white roses with baby’s breath.

  • Hooker anniversary

    Al and Johanna Hooker of Ocean Isle Beach celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary at the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Mary Ellen and Joe Bonczek. They were married Sept. 4, 1948, at St. Sylvester Parish, Staten Island, N.Y. He is a former detective with the New York City Police Department and served in the Navy for six years. She was a secretary to the director of nursing at a doctor’s hospital. The couple has four children, 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

  • Wargo anniversary

    Dick and Alice Wargo of Brick Landing Plantation in Ocean Isle Beach celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a cake at their home after champagne and dinner at La Cuccina restaurant. She even kept the cake topper for 50 years. They were married Oct. 5, 1963, in Warren, Ohio. He worked for Republic Steel and she sold real estate for 25 years while raising their three sons. They have two grandchildren. The couple spent their honeymoon in Myrtle Beach and plan to relive the experience by walking on the beach as they did many years ago.

  • Wilkes

    Stephen and Shanna Wilkes of Ocean Isle Beach are the proud parents of a son, Holter Owen Wilkes, born at 11:39 a.m. May 14 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces and measuring 19.5 inches in length.
    He joins a sister, Abbey, 5.
    Maternal grandparents are Gail King of Ash and the late Elon King.
    Paternal grandparents are Margaret Wilkes of Stanley and Charles and Sheila Wilkes of Connelly Springs.


  • Rieman

    Stephen and Amanda Rieman of Leland are the proud parents of a son, Elijah James Rieman, born at 12:44 p.m. Oct. 1 at Brunswick Novant Medical Center, weighing 7 pounds and measuring 20 inches long.
    He joins sisters Hannah, 2, and Alyssa, 1.
    Paternal grandparents are Sandi Bowie and Frank Rieman. Great-grandparents are Arlo and Lucy Bowie.