• Pratt-Chandler wedding

    Jennifer Lynne Pratt and William David Chandler, both of Wilmington, were married June 4 at Farmstead Golf Links in Calabash. The couple’s closest friends and family attended the intimate ceremony, which took place on the first tee of the groom’s family business.

  • Holbrooks-Bailey

    Sandra Irene Holbrooks and Thomas Marion Bailey, both of Ocean Isle Beach, were married July 30 at their residence in Ocean Isle Beach.

    Elaine Pigott officiated the ceremony.

  • DeMartes celebrate 40 years

    Tony and Constance DeMarte of Sunset Beach celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on July 24. They were married in St. Mary’s Church in St. Marys, Pa. The anniversary celebration included Mass at St. Brendan Catholic Church with dinner at The Isles Restaurant hosted by their children, Jason and his wife Rebecca; and granddaughters, Ashley and Amanda and Nathan, and his fiancee Taira McTurner.

  • Hewetts celebrate 60 years

    Arnold and Louise Hewett celebrated their 60th anniversary on July 13 with a dinner in their honor. They have six children, 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.


  • Hamilton-Hobbs engagements

  • Lewis celebrates 90 years

  • Cross-McDowell engagement

    Announcement is made of the engagement and forthcoming marriage of Breanna Renae Cross and Tony Kevin McDowell, both of Conway, S.C. The bride-elect is the daughter of Jeffery G. Cross of Conway, S.C., and Emmalena Allen-Davis of Jackson, Ky. The prospective groom is the son of Willie C. McDowell of Loris, S.C., and Cheryl Stanley-Allen of Conway, S.C. A 6 p.m. July 23 wedding is planned at Conway Country Club in Conway, S.C.

  • Lynes promoted in Air Force

  • Parker-Garner engagement

    Announcement is made of the engagement and forthcoming marriage of Katie Mae Parker and Brandon Garner, both of Supply. The bride-elect is the daughter of Al and Ramona Parker of Supply. The prospective groom is the son of Terry and Marilyn Garner of Laurinburg. A 4 p.m. Oct. 15 wedding is planned in Shallotte.

  • Smith birth

    Patrick and Ashley Smith of Carolina Shores are the parents of a son, Jacob Carey Smith, born at 10:24 a.m. May 21 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center weighing 5 pounds and measuring 16-inches long.

    He joins a sister, Rachel, age 5.