Today's News

  • Metal artist David McCune featured at Silver Coast

    OCEAN ISLE BEACH—Silver Coast Winery is once again featuring metal artist David McCune’s artistry for the summer.

    His latest art show will begin with a reception 4-6 p.m. this Friday, May 13, and runs through Aug 10. McCune will also be available for meet-and-greets 3-5 p.m. Saturday and 1-3 p.m. Sunday.

    McCune has had very successful shows from Florida to Las Vegas.

  • Memorial service Monday for lifelong artist

    A memorial service for Co Bungener, an artist and retired chemist who died April 22, is set for next Monday, May 16, at Shallotte Assisted Living.

    The passing of Bungener, 76, came just two weeks after he and his work were featured at a special show, “Honoring Life with Art,” at Sunset River Marketplace in Calabash. One of Bungener’s last wishes was to have his own art show, which was orchestrated by Lower Cape Fear Hospice in conjunction with the Calabash gallery.

  • Dixon resigns from Calabash Board of Commissioners

    CALABASH—Town commissioner Bill Dixon has resigned, it was announced at Tuesday night’s town board meeting.

    Mayor Anthony Clemmons read a letter of resignation from Dixon, who was not in attendance at the monthly meeting.

    “We regret we’ve received a letter dated May 9, 2011, from Mr. William ‘Bill’ Dixon,” Clemmons announced at the start of the meeting.

  • Produce and more: Shopper pick and pay at Calabash Farmers Market

    CALABASH—Carolyn Schreiber used to sell her homegrown plants in front of her house on Persimmon Road.

    “It got to be too much,” said Schreiber, who has one of the greenest thumbs in Calabash.

    “I couldn’t [sell] every day, but I love it here,” said Schreiber, tending to her flowers and plants arranged on a little cart she had driven over to the Calabash Farmers Market last Saturday.

  • Miniature Masterpieces set for Friday

    This week marks a dual celebration for Brunswick Arts Council.

    With the council’s seventh annual Miniature Masterpieces gala and fundraiser set for Friday, May 20, the umbrella arts group is also observing its 30th anniversary.

    Jeanette Serens, the council’s new president as of last September, notes the council was started in May 1981 by a small group of artists who had gotten to know each other in the Bolivia and Southport area.

  • Enhancing your landscape with container plants

  • Newest food trends

    Ever wonder what the newest food trends are? After all, food is about more than just nourishment, it’s also about culture and connection. With that in mind, here are a few of the latest national food trends: 

  • Senior site menus

    Here are lunch menus for Brunswick County’s nine Senior Nutrition Sites for next week.

    Monday, May 16

  • Springtime vegetables are perfect for those 30-minute meals

    Yes, you really can have a meal on the table in 30 minutes, from start to finish. You do need to do a little bit of work in advance of the meal, like reading through the recipes, planning the steps of cooking and making sure that all the ingredients are in your pantry, fridge or freezer. 

  • Mythology is not all myth