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Today's News

  • National Raisin Day fetes tiny fruit

    Cheryle Jones Syracuse
    Family and Consumer Science Staff
    NC Cooperative Extension Service
    Brunswick County Center

  • 4-H camps train superheroes

    Brunswick County 4-H, sponsored by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, will offer a variety of activities, field trips, and day camps for children through the “Super Heroes in Training” 4-H Summer Enrichment Program. This summer is full of fun and educational activities for youth to participate in, beginning June 18.

  • Sapsuckers damage trees

    Have you ever noticed quarter-inch holes neatly spaced in horizontal or vertical rows on tree trunks or on the branches? Many people misdiagnose this problem suspecting borer damage. The holes made by borers appear more randomly and are not neatly arranged in a row or pattern.

  • Aluminum is the key to changing hydrangea color

    By Tom Woods
    Master Gardener

    Often purchased as a gift plant, big leaf hydrangea can be transplanted in landscapes and enjoyed year after year. It prefers morning sun, afternoon shade and moist, well-drained soil. It will grow in locations with afternoon sun, but will probably wilt and need more supplemental watering.

  • Community briefs

    Senior site menus
    Here are lunch menus for Brunswick County’s seven Senior Nutrition Sites for next week.
    Monday, April 30
    Salisbury steak/gravy, stewed potatoes, carrots, fruit cocktail, grape juice, whole-wheat bread, beverage.
    Tuesday, May 1
    Baked ziti/meat sauce, vegetable blend, applesauce, baked apple, Italian bread/margarine, beverage.
    Wednesday, May 2

  • Rotary Club makes donations to nonprofits

    The South Brunswick Islands (SBI) Rotary Club recently presented checks to three area nonprofit organizations to help serve the needs of fellow residents of Brunswick County. Representatives of the three organizations attended the SBI Club’s weekly meeting and spoke to members about the programs that would benefit from the club’s donations.

  • South track photos

     The South Brunswick girls won the conference track and field championships April 25 at North Brunswick. South’s boys were second. Here are photos of some of the top finishers.

  • North track photos

     North Brunswick’s boys finished first and North’s girls third in the Waccamaw Conference track and field championships. Here are photos of some of the top finishers.

  • North track photos
  • West track photos

     The West Brunswick girls finished second and the West boys finished third in the conference track and field championships. Here are photos of some of West’s top finishers.