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Today's News

  • Rice is a natural convenience food: easy to store, ready to use

    Rice is a versatile accompaniment to almost any meal. It’s easy to store and is always ready to use; no washing, no peeling and no chopping is required.
    All varieties of rice can be grouped into three basic categories: long grain, medium grain and short grain.
    Long grain rice, slender and four to five times as long as it is wide, cooks into fluffy, separate grains and is most often used in entrées, soups and pilafs or even as a side dish.

  • Community briefs

    Ladies Garage Party features Harleys
    Beach House Harley-Davidson is hosting a Ladies Garage Party at 6 p.m. March 16. This event is a free event for ladies only. Come out and meet the Beach House staff, enjoy food and adult beverages along with learning a little bit about motorcycles. Attendees do not have to have a motorcycle or even a learner’s permit to join in the fun.
    There will be door prizes and the first 25 to pre-register will receive a free gift bag. Call the shop or visit its website at www.beachhouseh-d.com to pre-register.

  • Lister-St. Pierre

    Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Jodi Lister and Travis St. Pierre, both of Supply. The bride-elect is the daughter of Marcia and Julian Lister of Supply. The prospective groom is the son of Lori and Kevin St. Pierre of Supply. An April 14 wedding is planned in Supply.

  • Williams-Lopez

    Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Whitney N. Williams and Josh E. Lopez, both of Greensboro. The bride-elect is the daughter of G. Eric and Regina Williams of Sunset Beach. She is a pharmacist in High Point. The prospective groom is the son of Rudy and Naara Lopez of Greensboro. He will graduate in May from Elon School of Law. A March 17 wedding is planned at Seaside Methodist Church.

  • Stocking-MacKinnon

    Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Sarah Stocking of Hillsboro, Ore. and Bryce MacKinnon of Butte, Mont. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mike and Patti Stocking of Cornelius, Ore. The prospective groom is the son of Craig and Winona MacKinnon of Carolina Shores. A March 17 wedding is planned in Bend, Ore.

  • Nealeans

    Mandy and Courtney Nealeans of Clemmons are the proud parents of a son, Carson Vann Nealeans, born at 11:04 p.m. Feb. 14, Thanksgiving Day, at Forsyth Hospital in Winston-Salem.
    Maternal grandparents are Robert and Wendy Bonas of Phoenix, Md.
    Paternal grandparents are Alan and Karen Nealeans of Lewisville, and Patty and Terry Garrison of Holden Beach. Great-grandfather is Vann Nealeans of High Point. Great-great-grandmother is Pearl Brockwell of Chapel Hill.
     

  • Calendar

    Thursday, Feb. 23
    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.

  • BCPRD senior golf schedule

    Call Khrystye Haselden for more information at (910) 253-2670. The full schedule is at www.brunswickcountync.gov (55+ Programs).
    March 21: Lockwood Folly Country Club, $40. 8 a.m. sign-in, 9 a.m. shotgun start. Price includes cart fee, greens fee, cart attendants and prizes.
    March 29: Experience a Day of Golf at Bald Head Island, $85. Price includes ferry transportation, cart fee, greens fee, boxed lunch. Register by March 1. Call (910) 253-2670.

  • Ocean Ridge plays Stableford tourney

    The Ocean Ridge Men’s Golf League played its annual four-man team Stableford Tournament Feb. 13 and Feb. 15 on Panther’s Run and Lion’s Paw.
    The scoring was based on -1 point for a net double bogey or higher, 0 points for a net bogey, 1 point for a net par, 3 points for net birdie, 5 points for a net eagle and 8 points for a net double eagle.
    On the first day, the leaders with 110 points were the team of Ed McCloskey, Vince Barbera, Roger Buck and Clyde Crowl, followed by the team of Bob Larkin,
    Guy Giancarlo, Paul

  • Golf Ball is Feb. 25

    By Kay Patterson
    TFTBC director
    The First Tee of Brunswick County’s second annual The Golf Ball is quickly approaching. Have you purchased your tickets?
    This event will be Feb. 25 at 101 Stone Chimney, Supply, and promises to be an evening filled with food, fellowship and dancing to Fat Jack Band.
    Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres begin at 5 p.m. with dinner following at 6 p.m. There will be a 50/50 raffle, wine/liquor basket raffle and silent auction. Tickets are $75 per person.