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Today's News

  • Community briefs

    Senior site menus
    Here are lunch menus for Brunswick County’s seven Senior Nutrition Sites for next week.
    Monday, June 25
    Roast turkey/gravy, stuffing, carrots, peaches, whole-wheat bread, beverage.
    Tuesday, June 26
    Chopped steak/gravy, mashed sweet potatoes, stewed tomatoes, pears, whole-wheat bread/white bread, beverage.
    Wednesday, June 27
    Beans and franks, fresh cabbage, fruit cocktail, peach cobbler, hot dog roll/whole-wheat hot dog roll, beverage.

  • If one food really captures the essence of summer, it’s salad

    Anything can be a salad in the summertime. When fruits and vegetables are at their peak of the season, you don’t really have to do anything fancy…just toss them into a salad bowl and enjoy their natural goodness.

  • Calendar

    Thursday, June 21
    Weight Watchers, weigh-in at 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m., Southport Presbyterian Church, 1025 E. Moore St., Southport. For details, call (800) 651-6000.
    Rotary Club of Shallotte, meets 12:30 p.m. at Starz Grill at Planet Fun, Whiteville Road, Shallotte. Visiting Rotarians welcome.
    VFW Post 7288 bingo, 5:30 doors open, early birds start at 6:30 p.m. Carter Drive, Calabash. Call 579-3577 for information.

  • Cox

    Jared and Debra Cox of Shallotte are the parents of a daughter, Aubree Rose Cox, born on May 3 at Brunswick Novant Medical Center, weighing 5 pounds, 3-1/2 ounces and measuring 17 inches long.
    Grandparents are Peggy Long of Shallotte and Pam Anello and Gene Cox of Atlanta.
    Great-grandparent is Janette Long.
     

  • Orlando

    Eric Michael and Catherine Elizabeth Orlando of Supply are the parents of a son, Aiden Robert Matthew Orlando, born at 4:06 p.m. May 30 at Brunswick Novant Medical Center, weighing 6 pounds, 1 ounce and measuring 18-1/2 inches long.
    He joins a brother, E.J., 5.
    Maternal grandparents are William and Joanne Milliken of Riegelwood.
    Paternal grandparents are Gayle Orlando of Aston, Pa., and the late Robert Orlando.
    Great-grandparents are Benjamin Huffman of Wilmington and Charles Jenkins of Aston, Pa.
     

  • Ward

    Aaron Scott and Rachel N. Swain Ward of Sunset Beach are the parents of a daughter, Anna Elizabeth Ward, born at 9:18 p.m. May 25 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, weighing 8 pounds, 11 ounces and measuring 19-1/2 inches long
    Maternal grandparents are Ennis and Marilyn Swain of Varnamtown.
    Paternal grandparents are Dewey and Rhonda Ward of Whiteville.
    Great-grandparents are George and Lola DeVault Swain and Joe and Zettie Galloway Singletary of Varnamtown; Daniel and Mattie Ward of Chadbourn; and Herbert and Mary Ward of Whiteville.
     

  • Summer reading fun hits local schools and libraries

    Staff report

    Local libraries and Brunswick County Schools have lined up programs to encourage reading all summer long.
    Brunswick County Schools will be open on a set schedule to allow students to check out and return books. Participating students can win prizes, including T-shirts, and help their schools win, too.
    A complete schedule of school media center openings can be found on the Brunswick County Schools home page at www.bcswan.net.

  • Kids’ summer movies now showing

    Staff Report

    It’s kids’ summer movie time again.
    Now that school is out, Coastal Cinema 10 at 5200 Bridgers Road in Shallotte has launched its seasonal kids’ summer movie series.
    Movie showings are at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 2.
    Admission for all ages is $1 per person.

  • Camera club honors ‘Entryways’ winners

    The Coastal Carolina Camera Club had a club social and print competition for images best depicting “Entryways” at its June 12 meeting. Awards were given in three divisions: novice, intermediate and advanced.

    First place in the novice division went to Gary Joseph for “Church Entryway.” Willis Whyte placed second with “Down but Not Out” and Fred Schwartz’s image “Entryway in Butchart” was third.

  • BCPRD sets 2012 senior golf schedule

    Call Khrystye Haselden for more information at (910) 253-2670. The full schedule is at www.brunswickcountync.gov (55+ Programs).
    July 18: The Lakes, $28. 8 a.m. sign-in, 9 a.m. shotgun start. Price includes cart fee, greens fee, cart attendants and prizes.
    Aug 22: Magnolia Greens Golf Plantation, $40. 8 a.m. sign-in, 9 a.m. shotgun start.
    Price includes cart fee, greens fee and prizes. Cart attendant’s tip is not included in price.