26 SBMS Students Honored as Good Neighbors

on 11/17/2017 - 10:42 am

Twenty six students at South Brunswick Middle School were honored on Friday, November 17th for being “Good Neighbors” in their school and in their communities. Honorees, along with their families, were invited to attend the award ceremony which took place in the school’s media center. Breakfast was shared while South Brunswick Middle School Principal David Ruth and guest speaker, Nellie Harden, Your Choice Family Health & Wellness shared what it means to be a good neighbor. Teachers of the students then presented the awards while sharing briefly why the student was chosen to be honored. 
The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Education Committee, Chaire ...

BCC Small Business Center Hosts Members from Multiple Chambers in the County

on 11/16/2017 - 04:35 pm

Members of the Southport-Oak Island, North Brunswick and Brunswick County chambers of commerce were on campus of Brunswick Community College in November to network and learn more about the free business resources available through BCC Small Business Center, SCORE and US Small Business Association.
Small Business Centers provide local, experienced counselors as advisers for new and existing businesses. Available on an as needed basis, this confidential service acts as a sounding board for new ideas and/or concerns you may have about your business. Our professional staff will help you find solutions to your challenging business questions. No question is too simple or complicated. There is ...

Professional Hypnotherapy for the Masses

on 11/16/2017 - 09:25 am

Downloadable hypnosis audio tracks to help people quit smoking, manage stress and even lose weight
Dr. Joseph Agovino was first introduced to hypnotherapy over 45 years ago when he chose hypnosis to help him stop smoking. Dr. Kathryn Lawler has had surgery under hypnosis and used hypnosis to manage pain after joint replacement surgeries. Together the two have launched a new website, HypnosisByProfessionals.com, to bring hypnotherapy to people struggling with addictions, weight loss, stress and a wide variety of personal issues.As a professional therapist with a Master’s Degree in Social Work, a Ph.D. in Psychology and over 40 years in the field, Dr. Agovino was formerly with the Nassa ...

Hope Chest 3 Welcomes New Management Team

on 11/15/2017 - 04:56 pm

Hope Harbor Home strives to break the cycle of domestic and sexual violence in Brunswick County, NC with safe shelter, advocacy and education. They fund this monumental effort through the Hope Chest Thrift Shops located throughout the county. On Tuesday, we had the opportunity to welcome a new management team for the Hope Chest 3 on Oak Island. The other Hope Chest locations are Hope Chest 1 at 2205 Holden Beach Road, Holden Beach and Hope Chest 2 at 112 Clairmont Plaza in Leland.

We encourage you to stop in and welcome Suzanne Williams and her team and get some good deals on some gently used merchandise. We especially enjoyed their Christmas room. They are located at 5602 E. ...