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Today's News

  • Shallotte Crime Report

    The Shallotte Police Department investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests last week. All information is taken directly from police incident and arrest reports.

    •William Shawn Ryan, 29, of 7 Pender Street, Ocean Isle Beach, was charged with assault on a female.

    •Larceny and obtaining property by false pretense at Walmart; suspect rolled a 45-inch HD television out of the store without paying for it.

    •Vandalism on Paisley Drive; suspect scratched victim’s vehicle on the passenger side door and hood.

  • Thai chicken satay with peanut dipping sauce is worth a try

    If you’re in the mood for something different but don’t really want to go out to eat, you can’t go wrong with some delicious Thai chicken satay served on skewers with your own homemade peanut dipping sauce.
    This dish is easy and takes less than an hour to prep and cook. Strips of chicken, beef or pork are marinated in an easy-to-make Thai marinade, and then skewered and grilled or broiled in the oven. The skewered meat is then served with your own homemade peanut sauce for the ultimate taste sensation. Satay also makes for a terrific party food.

  • Calendar

    Thursday, Feb. 2
    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.

  • Lewis-Lancaster

    Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Jessica Anne Lewis of Shallotte and Michael Kristopher Lancaster of Varnamtown. The bride-elect is the daughter of Alan and Tammie Lewis of Shallotte. The prospective groom is the son of Chris and Margaret Lancaster of Varnamtown. A May 19 wedding is planned at Camp United Methodist Church in Shallotte, followed by a reception at Brick Landing Plantation Golf Club in Ocean Isle Beach.

  • Creech-Smith

    Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Carlin Marie Creech and Bradley Thomas Smith, both of Raleigh. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Creech of Fayetteville. The prospective groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gordon Smith of Shallotte. A May 19 wedding is planned at Haymount United Methodist Church in Fayetteville.

  • Harrell retires

    Lizzie J. Harrell, PhD,  (ABMM), associate director of clinical microbiology and research professor of molecular genetics and microbiology, and pathology, recently retired after 33 years of service at Duke University Medical Center.

  • West boys’ JV improves to 12-2

    Staff Report

    The West Brunswick junior varsity improved to 8-1 in the conference and 12-2 overall as it beat North Brunswick 78-69 Jan. 24 and won 38-35 on Friday at West Bladen.
    The victory over North also gave West the county title.
    For West, O.J. Hill scored 19 points, Zarie Hankins 12, Demaria Evans 11 and T.J. Fullwood and Saadiq Johnson nine each.
    For North Brunswick, Terrence Brown scored 14 points, Chris Graham 15 and Shelton Perkins 10.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf leagues

    On Jan. 23, the BMGA team of Bob Nobes, Chuck Hornfeck, Ron Arvidson and a draw came won at +8 an event that counted one gross and one net ball. The team of Mike Prokop, Paul Salerno, Les Craft and Bob Janovic was second. In third were Dave Harper, George Edwards, Tom Kronyak and a draw.

  • How to successfully mooch off your family and friends

    Mooching is a fine art, and one that golfers need to learn. Here’s why:
    Maybe you belong to a golf club; perhaps you live on an excellent course. You can play every day, all day, whenever you want. It’s glorious.

  • Courtesy, core values and the road warriors

    By Zack Flaccavento
    Ace Level Participant, TFTBC