Wilmington Lions Club shows continued support for Boys and Girls Club of NC

WILMINGTON — Since 1954, Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina (Boys Home, formerly) has been a sanctuary for hurting children – a safe place for young people who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or other family dysfunction. The Wilmington Lions Club, founded in 1922, has been a supporter of […]

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Learn to prepare simple, healthy and delicious food with ‘Cook Smart, Eat Smart’ classes in Cedar Grove

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CEDAR GROVE — Have you been wanting to learn how to prepare simple, healthy and delicious food for you and your family within your food budget? The “Cook Smart, Eat Smart” cooking class will be taught at Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church starting Feb. 21 and is open to the public. More from Local Shout: Strut […]

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YWCA at GLOW Academy receives First Book grant

WILMINGTON — For the past seven months, the YWCA Lower Cape Fear has been providing an after school enrichment program for the students of GLOW Academy. The program incorporates Girls Circle, a model that assists girls with a healthy passage through pre-teen and adolescent years by discussing topics such as body image, self-esteem, healthy relationships, […]

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New Hanover County students win Scholastic Art Writing Awards

WILMINGTON — The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers recently announced the recipients of the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for the Southeast Region. Gold Key winners will automatically advance to national judging, where medalists will be announced on March 14, 2017. The New Hanover County School System congratulates the following county students:   […]

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UNCW grads to join the Proclaim Interactive team

WILMINGTON — Dan Walsh, a UNCW graduate, recently joined Proclaim Interactive as a search engine marketing specialist. Walsh will help amplify clients’ messages through search engine optimization and pay-per-click (PPC) advertising. He is Google AdWords certified, meaning he has the PPC expertise needed to help clients craft the most effective marketing strategies. “We’re glad to […]

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Accidents, Amputations and Agony: Bellamy Doctors and Medicine in the 19th Century

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WILMINGTON — John D. Bellamy – builder of the museum site – was a slave owner, planter, banker, mill owner, and railroad investor. He and three other generations of his family were also medical doctors. For example, John trained with a Dr. Harriss on Dock Street and married his daughter, Eliza. From that marriage came […]

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Laney Bucs qualify eight wrestlers for State Championships

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WILMINGTON — The Laney Bucs competed in the Eastern 4A Regional tournament this past weekend and placed 2nd as a team, qualifying eight wrestlers for the State Championships this coming weekend in Greensboro. The Regional tournament is always a bittersweet time of year, as some kids accomplish the goal the set, and others fall painfully […]

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Interested in a law enforcement career? Brunswick County’s Sheriff’s Office has you covered

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce the new Deputy Cadet Program. The BCSO Deputy Cadet Program aims to give rising high school seniors the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of what it takes to become a law enforcement officer. Additionally, and perhaps more importantly, the program will serve as […]

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