Today's News

  • Community briefs

    New books at Hickmans Crossroads
    The following new books are now available at Hickmans Crossroads Library:
    “Killing Kennedy” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. Recounts in gripping detail the brutal murder of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, and how a sequence of gunshots on a Dallas afternoon not only killed a beloved president, but also sent the nation into the cataclysmic division of the Vietnam War and its culture-changing aftermath.

  • Stuffed green pepper soup can warm up cold days

    It’s a satisfying meal that warms you up on a chilly winter day. Soup can be good for you and, best of all, it’s easy to make. Now that fall is here, soup is the perfect way to warm up after coming in from the cool, evening air.
    Soups are easy to make and can be made in large batches, if you choose, for tasty leftovers. We all know soups taste better the second day around, anyway.

  • Resendiz

    Tabatha and Jesus Resendiz of Shallotte are the parents of a daughter, Anamaria Lee Resendiz, born at 3:04 p.m. Oct. 2 at Brunswick Novant Medical Center, weighing 7 pounds,
    11 ounces, and measuring 20 inches long.
    She joins a brother, Jordan Luis Resendiz, 7.
    Grandparents are Sabrina Todd of Shallotte and Luis Resendiz-Monrroy and Audelia Monrroy-Munoz of Rancho Nuevo, Pacula, Hidalgo, Mexico.

  • Lancaster-Benton

    Elizabeth Blake Lancaster and Billy Allen Benton were united in marriage Sept. 22 at Lancaster Farms in Centerville.
    The Rev. Aaron Land of Centerville officiated the double-ring ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Jerry Morris and Karen Ripple Lancaster of Raleigh, and granddaughter of the late Charles and Margaret Ripple of Whiteville and the late Tyree and Agnes Lancaster of Centerville.

  • Author invites readers to look deeply at life

    The psalms found in the Old Testament, the Hebrew Scriptures, have been described, if not defined, as the prayer book of the church. They are passages that cut to the core of humanity, displaying its wonder and worth, its faults and failings. At the same time, they speak of the marvels that occur as human beings speak and listen to God and as God returns the contact by listening and speaking to them. One might accurately comment this particular monologue turned dialogue is sheer poetry. Oral and written, it is, indeed, holy scribbling.

  • Golf tournaments

    Shrine Club golf tourney Oct. 27
    The South Brunswick Islands Shrine Club golf tourney starts at 9 a.m. Oct. 27 at Brierwood. Entry fee is $60 per golfer and covers refreshments and lunch. Entry deadline is Oct. 22. At the end of play, drawing and awards will be at the club at 49 Old Shallotte Highway. For more information, contact Dana Mauldin at 754-9125 or Michael Mattera at 754-2629.

  • Elks play charity tourney

    The Shallotte Elks Lodge No. 2854 played its fifth annual captain’s choice golf tournament Oct. 7 at Brierwood Golf Course. The winning team with a score of 54 was Don Tew, Mona Boob, Danny Smith and Kendall Hardee. In second were Bob Doyle, Rick Simard, Mike Leland and Randy Milazzo.
    In the second flight, winning at 59 were Jim Foley, Jim Sigman, Jim Nicely and Sam Weiss. In second, also at 59, were Linda Branning, Scott Branning, Mike Walters and Eddie Oliver.

  • Carolina Shores plays Cure tourney

    The Carolina Shores Niners’ Komen for the Cure golf tournament and luncheon were Oct. 18. Sixteen ladies played a captain’s choice, best ball format. First: Charlene Pietrondi, Joyce Dunn, Violet Collins and Mary Fran Ryon. Second: Susan Jarrell, Rose Mary Jones, Joyce Costa and Kate Vibert. The longest drive was won by Kate Vibert, closest to pin by Joyce Dunn and best in pink by Kate Vibert.

  • Highlights, scores of area golf leagues

    Brunswick Plantation LGA
    Results of league play on Oct. 15 (two man best ball). Dogwood-Azalea: 1. Karen Buchelt and Pat Haniquet (61); 2. Geri Conroy and Diane Tufts (67). Magnolia-Dogwood: 1. Janet Iekel and Camille Cantello (68); 2. Theresa Georgens and Sue Sadlon (68). Closest to pin: Camille Cantello (Magnolia No. 7); Barbara Johnson (Azalea No. 2). Birdies: Lori Schneider (Azalea No. 9); Barbara Johnson (Azalea No. 7). Chip-in: Grace Byrne (Azalea No. 3).
    Brunswick Plantation MGA
    Stableford results

  • Champions Challenge scores big with kids, educators, parents

    By Elsa Bonstein
    and Mike Gildea

    At noon Oct. 17, Bolivia Elementary School emerged as the winner of the second annual Champions Challenge at Cinghiale Creek, home of the First Tee of Brunswick County.  
    Team members included Ari Bonello, Isaak McKenney, Miguel Morales, Pierce Quinn, Bender Sanderson, Christian Shelton, Ralph Stephenson, Rebekah Gibby, Kayla McDuffie, Katlyn Moore, Linzey Poe, Jazmine Spies and Brooke Sullivan.