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Today's News

  • 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.

  • North’s boys, South’s girls win conference in track

     LELAND—North Brunswick’s boys and South Brunswick’s girls won the Waccamaw Conference track and field championships April 25 at North Brunswick High School.

    South’s girls scored 192 points. West, the defending champion, was second at 147. North was third at 110.

    In the girls’ meet in the 3,200 relay, South Brunswick was first in 11:01.

    In 100 meters, South’s Bre Hewett was first in 12.88.

  • Stir-fried pepper steak is a most colorful and flavorful dish

    Lean and boneless, a flank steak is one of only two steaks cut from the underside of a steer, the other being a skirt steak. A thin, oblong-cut mingled with tough meat fibers, a flank steak is loaded with great flavors and responds well to marinades and to high-heat cooking, if only for a brief amount of time.
    It’s best when eaten medium-rare, so be sure to take it off the heat while it’s still rare and allow it to set for a few minutes to retain its juices. For maximum “chewability,” flank steak should be cut into thin slices across the grain.

  • Calendar

    Thursday, April 26
    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.
    AARP Southport Chapter, 11:30 a.m., Surfer’s Restaurant, Southport.

  • Lister-St. Pierre

    Jodi Lister and Travis St. Pierre of Supply were married April 14 at the bride and groom’s residence in Supply.
    The Rev. Jerry Andrews officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Butch and Marcia Lister of Supply. The groom is the son of Kevin and Lora St. Pierre of Supply.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father.
    She wore a Michael Angelo halter top-style dress with scattered pearls and a long lace-trimmed train. She wore a pearl necklace and white sandals and her hair was pulled to the side and curled.

  • Military news

    Jenkins completes Navy basic training
    Navy Seaman recruit Darrius Jenkins, son of Sonya and Gregory Jenkins of Leland, has completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
    During the eight-week program, Jenkins completed a variety of training, which included: classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

  • Big Daddy Drives to Inlet View

    North Carolina-based band Big Daddy Drive is bringing its sound to Shallotte, and to a worldwide audience.
    The band debuted its CD “Long Road” to the public back in August 2011 and has been touring and promoting ever since.
    The band will perform in concert beginning at 9 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at Inlet View Bar & Grill, 1800 Village Point Road SW. There is no charge for the show.