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Hollywood stars coming to Wilmington for stage production of Love Letters By Terry Lane Staff Writers
Theater lovers and movie lovers alike have something to look forward to in Wilmington the next two weekends when stars of the Silver Screen come to show off their stage talents in a production of A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters at UNCW’S Kenan Auditorium. Movie fans will recognize the stars of the play’s two-performance run in Wilmington. First up is Ryan O’Neal and Ali MacGraw, the stars of the 1970s movie Love Story, who will take the stage this weekend on Saturday, Oct. 5. Then, the following weekend, famed “Brat Pack” actor Judd Nelson joins Twin Peaks actress Sheryl Lee for a performance of the play on Oct. 12. These renowned actors will be performing A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters, a play that chronicles a 50-year relationship between Andrew Makepeace Ladd II and Melissa Gardner, as revealed through their most intimate correspondence. One unique quality of this stage production is that the actors don’t need to learn a script. The story is contained in a series of letters that they read back and forth to each other. “It starts out simple, but gets more complex and deep, and the ending is very bitter sweet,” Nelson said in an interview with Lumina News. “It may seem like a different time with different people, but it reflects on our time period as well. Like all families in all societies, they have their
rules and their traditions.” Performing the play this Saturday is O’Neal and MacGraw, most known for the 1970s romantic classic, Love Story. The sixth highest-grossing film of its time, Love Story garnered a number of award nominations, including winning the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture. The pair were nominated for best actor and actress for both the Academy Awards and Golden Globe, with MacGraw taking the award for Best Actress at the 1971 Golden Globe Awards. Like the other actors coming to Wilmington, Nelson said he enjoys meeting fans of his past works. Nelson is popular to many for his many 1980s movie appearances, especially “The Breakfast Club” and “St. Elmo’s Fire,” with the troupe of actors appearing in the films garnering the nickname “The Brat Pack.” But that’s not his only work that draws fan appreciation. “I get a lot of fans of the animated Transformers movies that I had a role in as a voice actor,” Nelson said. “I’m thankful for the fans, without them, I wouldn’t have this wonderful career. Anything they want to talk about is fine with me.” The actress Nelson is sharing the stage with also has a connection to filming in the Port City, as she appeared in nine episodes of the show “One Tree Hill,” which was mostly shot in Wilmington during its nine-season run from 2003 through 2012. Lee portrayed Elizabeth “Ellie” Harp, who is introduced as the birth mother of one of the show’s main characters, Peyton Sawyer, in the
JUDD NELSON season two finale, and dies of cancer midway through the third season. Lee’s most well-recognized role is as Laura Palmer, the homecoming queen whose murder, and subsequent criminal investigation, serves as the central plot element for the acclaimed 1990s TV show Twin Peaks, as well as the 1992 movie Twin Peaks:Fire Walk with Me. And while both Nelson and Lee have decades of acting experience between them, they have never before worked together in a stage or screen production. “She’s a great actress, this will
be fun,” Nelson said. It isn’t Judd Nelson’s first trip to Wilmington either, as he was here in 1986 for the filming “From the Hip,” playing the movie’s lead role. It also isn’t the first time that Nelson has performed Love Letters, as he acted in the stage production in 1991 opposite Valerie Bertinelli. He said he was thrilled to be able to perform the play again. “When the offer came in, I said yes! I had a great time doing it years ago, I’m absolutely into it,” Nelson said. “It’s kind of sad but also kind of wonderful. We all end up being the sum total of the decisions we make in our lives and this play is a reminder of that.” Persist Theatricals will produce two showings of Love Letters, with O’Neal and MacGraw taking the stage at Kenan Auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m., while Nelson and Lee perform on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. Call 800-732-3643 for tickets.
October 15th Public Hearing will focus on priorities for future of NHRMC The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 15 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Snipes Academy of Arts & Design, located at 2150 Chestnut Street in Wilmington. The public can come at any time during the hearing to sign up and be heard; arrival at the beginning of the hearing is not required. The purpose of the public hearing is to receive comments related to the September 16 adoption by the Board of Commissioners of a resolution that will allow the county and New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) to accept proposals from other health systems and get more information to determine how best to secure the future of healthcare in the region. All comments made will be part of the public record, and New Hanover County will broadcast the public hearing live on the county’s Facebook page for anyone unable to attend. The focus of the public hearing will be on the community’s healthcare priorities. Opinions shared will be considered by County Commissioners, as well as members of the Partnership Advisory Group, which is a group that Commissioners authorized to help lead the community’s efforts to explore options for the future. The Advisory Group is being established currently, and – once formed – they will develop a request for proposals (RFP) based on the community’s priorities and evaluate the options going forward. Throughout the process, the group will report back to the public and the County Commissioners about their findings and recommendations. The RFP will, among other things, explain NHRMC’s needs and current limitations in serving the community and allow for responses to meet those needs. It will reflect the county’s desire to explore any and all options, including different forms of partnerships and ownership structures. It will also clearly outline the community and hospital’s criteria for selection of a preferred path forward. NHRMC and the county have put together an initial list of priorities for the Partnership Advisory Group to consider and the community to discuss during the public hearing. Residents are asked to reflect on what is most important when considering healthcare services, what is most important to improving the overall health and wellness of the community, and what are the most important factors to take into consideration when evaluating the future of NHRMC. The October 15 public hearing is the first of a series of hearings that will be held before any final decision is made. After proposals are submitted and initially reviewed, they will all be made public for the community’s review. Another public hearing will take place at that time to discuss the proposals received and more hearings will be held if it is decided to move forward with any of them. The process is expected to take a year or more. Learn more at http://www.nhrmcfuture.org/.
CFCC and UNCW Sign New Dual Admission Agreement On Tuesday, October 1, Cape Fear Community College President Jim Morton and University of North Carolina Wilmington Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli signed SEA-Path—an agreement that provides qualifying students an opportunity to earn an associate’s degree at CFCC and seamlessly transition to one of UNCW’s undergraduate programs through dual admissions pathways. To be eligible for SEA-Path students must meet and maintain the eligibility criteria outlined by the UNC System Minimum Course
Requirements and maintain a 2.5 GPA at CFCC. Students dually enrolled through SEA-Path will have the opportunity to choose one online or main campus class per term (beginning their second semester following high school graduation) at UNCW. UNCW will award a $200 scholarship for each dually enrolled course for up to a total of three courses. Students participating in SEAPath will benefit from: Guaranteed admission to one of UNCW’s undergraduate colleges Dual admission to CFCC and n See DUAL Page 2 UNCW
Milestone anniversaries to be celebrated Oct. 5 at New Hanover County’s Arboretum
Bark in the Park returns this weekend Jumping, twisting, flying, the acrobatic dogs of the annual Bark in the Park will return for the 26th time on Saturday, October 5 at Wrightsville Beach Park and there is still time to register dogs. The event features dogs of all breeds in an athletic competition to catch throwing discs, with points awarded for accuracy, distance and air catches. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. In addition to the athletic awards, spectators will vote for for best dressed dog, best dressed team and for the dog displaying the most personality. Participation in the disc contest is not required for the costume contest. To participate in this free event, register your dog by contacting: Wrightsville Beach Parks & Recreation at 910-256-7925. Spectators are encouraged. The event is Saturday, Oct. 5 at 11 a.m., with a Sunday at 1 p.m. rain date. Wrightsville Beach Park is at 321 Causeway Drive.
The New Hanover County Arboretum will recognize milestone anniversaries – 20 years of the Ability Garden, 30 years of the Arboretum and 40 years of the Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program– with a free celebration on Saturday, October 5, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Arboretum at 6206 Oleander Drive in Wilmington. Guests are welcome to enjoy a day in the beautiful gardens and reminisce about the successes of the programs at the Arboretum, home to New Hanover County’s NC Cooperative Extension Services. Tours of the gardens will be provided and guests can purchase Italian ice from a local vendor. Extension Master Gardener volunteers will offer free consultation at the Plant Clinic, and the gift shop will also be open. “We are delighted to celebrate our rich history of serving the residents of New Hanover County with Ability Garden programs, Extension Master Gardener services and a beautiful Arboretum,” said
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New Hanover County Cooperative Extension and Arboretum Director Lloyd Singleton. “We have a bright future ahead, and invite you along as we continue to serve.” About the Ability Garden – 20 Year Anniversary The Ability Garden, founded in 1999 as a Friends of the Arboretum program, features garden-based programs for people with disabilities. Therapeutic gardening helps people improve mobility, motor skills, cognitive functions and overall health, and clients experience the joy of successful gardening and working with others in a structured and safe environment. The Ability Garden features a fully accessible, hands-on teaching garden, a yearround greenhouse, raised growing beds, classrooms, mobile furniture and gardening tools. Workshops and consultation are available. Contact the Ability Garden at 910-798-7660 or at info@abilitygarden. org.
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Waived UNCW application fee One online or main campus class per term (beginning their second semester following high school graduation) at UNCW $200 scholarship toward each dual-enrolled course (up to a total of 3 courses with continued UNCW GPA average of 3.0) Opportunity to be considered for a merit-based scholarship once graduated from CFCC and enrolled full-time at UNCW Access to UNCW student services, facilities, programs, library resources, etc. appropriate to their enrollment status “SEA-Path offers CFCC students an avenue for a seamless transition to their baccalaureate studies at UNCW,” said Dr. Jason Chaffin, CFCC Vice President for Academic Affairs. “This articulation and admissions agreement is a great opportunity for students in New Hanover and Pender counties.” “Cape Fear Community College is committed to providing strong pathways for our University Transfer students,” said Jim Morton, CFCC President. “Partnering with universities like UNCW strengthens enrollment at both schools, and helps students succeed. We are pleased to work with UNCW, and we look forward to our continued partnership. SEA-Path is a terrific way for Sea Devils to become Seahawks!”
New Hanover County 4-H Inaugural Pumpkin-Palooza to be held October 12
Intersection of Hinton Avenue and Mariner Lane to close for four weeks
The intersection of Hinton Avenue and Mariner Lane will be closed starting at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3 through Oct. 30 for storm water improvements. This project consists of replacing an existing 24” culvert across Hinton Avenue with two 36” culverts, which will require roadway excavation and the relocation of water pipes, water, sewer and gas lines. The sidewalk will also be closed to the public. Access to residences will remain open, with access to Moss Vine Place from Greenville Avenue.
The New Hanover County 4-H Youth Development Program will hold Pumpkin-Palooza, an inaugural pumpkin carving contest and pumpkin walk, in the gardens of the Arboretum on Saturday, October 12, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This new event will showcase the Arboretum gardens during the evening, as families and kids of all ages walk through the gardens and enjoy the many lighted, carved pumpkins and see the koi pond glowing with floating lanterns. Tickets are $5 each (children 2 and under are free) and can be purchased here. The pumpkins will be carved by local residents, county employees, and businesses through a pumpkin carving contest. All pumpkins will then be placed around the Arboretum for the October 12 pumpkin walk. There is no cost for individuals to enter the contest; in exchange, participants will receive one free pumpkin walk pass per carved pumpkin. In addition, businesses can enter a carved pumpkin for a $100 entry fee, and receive two free pumpkin walk passes per entry. First, second and third-place ribbons will be given in several categories. Visit the Cooperative Extension’s website for additional details about the pumpkin carving contest and how to enter. “4-H Pumpkin-Palooza will be a fun event and a great way to engage everyone in our community, while also raising awareness of our important 4-H Youth Programs, and everyone enjoys a carved pumpkin,” said 4-H Agent J. Scott Enroughty. “Families, businesses, and individuals can all participate by carving a pumpkin and then we invite everyone to join us October 12 to see the carved pumpkins illuminated around the Arboretum.” The pumpkin walk will include a storyteller from the New Hanover County Public Library, “Mad Scientists” from the UNCW Chemistry Department, spooky creatures from the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher, a mini pumpkin-painting station, and other activities. The 4-H Teen Council will have autumn refreshments for sale. Sponsorship opportunities are available, and all proceeds from the event go to support 4-H programs and scholarships.
Williston Middle School drainage improvement project almost complete
The City of Wilmington’s project to make major stormwater drainage improvements at Williston Middle School is almost complete. Crews are currently making the final storm drainage connections at 10th Street and after that is completed, the road will be repaved. The $550,000 project began last month and involves re-routing drainage around the school and installing larger pipes to prevent flooding that has been occurring at the school. The new location of the pipes will also make the system easier for maintenance access.
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and we will have contests and prizes for best hair at 6:30 p.m., costumes at 7:30 p.m. and dance moves at 8:30 p.m. Food and adult beverages will be available for purchase and include A&M’s Red Food Truck, Pepe’s Tacos, Edward Teach Brewery and Bombers Bev Co. “Who doesn’t love an 80s party,” stated Museum Director Sheryl Kingery Mays, “this event will be a retro evening for our adult visitors to dress up, tease their hair, listen to tunes and experience the killer fun of the 1980s.” Advance tickets are now available for Museum After Dark, $8 for members and $10 for non-members. Tickets may be purchased at the Museum admission desk or http://bit.ly/ MADTotally80s. Tickets may also be purchased at the door on Thursday, October 10, $10 for members and $12 for non-members. Museum After Dark is an 18 and over event sponsored by Cape Fear Museum Associates.
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$3.7 Million Approved for New Hanover County Debris Removal The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved more than $3.7 million to reimburse New Hanover County for debris removal costs following Hurricane Florence. More than 1.1 million cubic yards of vegetation and other storm-related debris—enough to fill 75,000 dump trucks—were collected throughout the county. Funds for this project cover work completed from Sept. 14, 2018 through Nov. 18, 2018. FEMA’s Public Assistance program provides grants for state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations to reimburse the cost of debris removal, emergency protective measures and permanent repair work. Public Assistance is a cost-sharing program. FEMA reimburses applicants at least 75 percent of eligible costs and the remaining 25 percent is covered by the state. The federal share is paid directly to the state to disburse to agencies, local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations that incurred costs. FEMA’s share for this project is more than $2.8 million and the state’s share is more than $942,000. The agency has approved more than $17.1 million to New Hanover County for Hurricane Florencerelated debris removal expenses with a federal share of more than $12.8 million.
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Public Comment Period for Hazard Mitigation Grant for Buyout and Elevation of Damaged Homes, Stormwater Infrastructure Projects in New Hanover County As part of New Hanover County’s Long Term Hurricane Recovery Plan, New Hanover County applied on behalf of residents for buyout of their properties, or elevation of their properties, that had extensive damage from Hurricane Florence. The county also applied for funding to address stormwater drainage to help improve the flow of streams and creeks in our area. Before funding is approved for these projects, FEMA is seeking public comments. These projects are critical to help prevent future damage from hurricanes and other weather events, and residents are encouraged to provide feedback by October 26. Below is the public notice outlining each of the requested projects and how residents can provide comments: Notice is hereby given of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) consideration to provide funding in the form of a Hazard Mitigation Grant to New Hanover County for the projects listed below as a result of Hurricane Florence. Project Title: New Hanover County Acquisition Project Location of Proposed Work: The area affected by this project consists of potentially 7 properties located on the following streets in New Hanover County: Gilbert Curry Drive, Avon Court, Apple Road, Pilgrim Circle, Parmele Road, Blue Clay Road and River Road. Maps of the project areas associated with the grant applications can be reviewed at HurricaneRecovery.NHCgov.com. Proposed Work and Purpose: This will be a voluntary acquisition program. For all property owners who decide to participate in this voluntary program, the properties will be acquired using Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds. The properties will be demolished and deeded as open space in perpetuity and will be allowed to revert to their natural state. Project Alternatives: Not taking a mitigation action is an option, but not
an acceptable one. The reasoning for rejecting the No Action Alternative is that doing so will not mitigate any risks. The entire project area would remain in danger from future flood events. Without acquiring these structures, damages and the risk of potential loss of life will continue to be a threat.The second alternative is to elevate the structures. However, the most effective mitigation action is to remove the structures completely from the high-risk area, thereby eliminating any future risk to the structure. These homeowners prefer acquisition and complete elimination of their risk, so elevation is considered a less preferable option. Project Title: New Hanover County Elevation Project Location of Proposed Work: The area affected by this project consists of potentially 15 properties located on the following streets in New Hanover County: Pilgrim Circle, E Brandywine Circle, Avon Court, Sandy Lane, N 23rd Street, Cheyenne Trail, Heritage Park Drive, Candlewood Drive, Castle Hayne Road, Birds View Court, Marathon Landing Court, Millhouse Road, River Road, Bayshore Drive, Vintage Club Circle and Wooster Street. Maps of the project areas associated with the grant applications can be reviewed at HurricaneRecovery.NHCgov.com. Proposed Work and Purpose: The finished floors of the residential structures will be elevated above the base flood elevation with free board to reduce the impacts of flooding events. Project Alternatives: Not taking a mitigation action is an option, but not an acceptable one. The reasoning for rejecting the No Action Alternative is that doing so will not mitigate any risks. The entire project area would remain in danger from future flood events. Without elevating these structures, damages and the risk of potential loss of life will continue to be a threat.The second alternative is to acquire the structures. These homeowners do not want to abandon their homes or communities and there are high up-front costs. Therefore, the most
effective mitigation action is to elevate the structures in-place from the high-risk area. Project Title: New Hanover County Stormwater Improvement Infrastructures Project Location of Proposed Work: The area affected by this project consists of potentially 29 stormwater improvement projects location throughout New Hanover County. Maps of the project areas associated with the grant applications can be reviewed at HurricaneRecovery.NHCgov.com. Proposed Work and Purpose: The storm drainage projects will enhance drainage and reduce the impacts from flooding by vegetation and sediment removal and other improvements to the drainage areas. Project Alternatives: Not taking a mitigation action is an option, but not an acceptable one. The reasoning for rejecting the No Action Alternative is that doing so will not mitigate any risks. The entire project area would remain in danger from future flood events. Without improving stormwater management, damages and the risk of potential loss of life will continue to be a threat. The second alternative is to relocate or acquire all impacted structures due to flooding to eliminate the risk of future damages. This is a cost prohibitive alternative. Therefore, the stormwater improvement projects are the most effective alternative to reducing damages from future floods. Comment Period: Comments are solicited from the public; local, state or federal agencies; and other interested parties in order to consider and evaluate the impacts of the proposed project. The comments should be made in writing and addressed to New Hanover County, attn.: Hurricane Recovery Coordination Office, 230 Government Center Dr., Suite 195, Wilmington, NC 28403 or emailed to HurricaneRecovery@NHCgov. com by October 26, 2019.
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below on or before the 2nd day of January 2020, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This is the 3rd day of October 2019. Warren Denis Smith, Executor 137 Mendenhall Dr. Wilmington, N.C. 28411 October 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019 ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF NEW HANOVER IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE BEFORE THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT The undersigned having qualified as Administrator CTA of the Estate of Donna Gray Regan (Deceased) of New Hanover County, North Carolina, does hereby notify all persons having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned at the address shown below on or before the 2nd day of January 2020, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This is the 3rd day of October 2019. Alicia Regan Floyd, Administrator CTA 1774 Red Bluff Road Loris, S.C. 29569 October 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF NEW HANOVER 19 E 1165 All persons, firms and corporations having claims against Colleen Jane TerBeek, deceased, are notified to exhibit them to Jack Eldon TerBeek, Jr., Executor of the decedent’s estate, on or before January 4, 2020 at 801 Hamlet Avenue, Carolina Beach NC 28428, or be barred from their recovery. Debtors of the decedent are asked to make immediate payment to the above named Executor. Jack Eldon TerBeek, Jr., Executor Estate of Colleen Jane TerBeek c/o Mark I. Nunalee MARK I NUNALEE PC Attorney at Law P.O. Box 598 Hampstead NC 28443 910-270-4347 October 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019
Jill L. Peters Kaess Lee Kaess, PLLC P. O. Box 4548 Wilmington, NC 28406 September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 2019 ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF NEW HANOVER IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE BEFORE THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT The undersigned having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Catherine L. Shipton (Deceased) of New Hanover County, North Carolina, does hereby notify all persons having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned at the address shown below on or before the 27th day of December 2019, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons
indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This is the 26th day of September 2019. Pennilou P. Foust, Administrator 1651 Sapling Way Randleman, N.C. 27317 September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 2019 ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF NEW HANOVER IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE BEFORE THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT The undersigned having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Jean Marie Simmons (Deceased) of New Hanover County, North Carolina, does hereby notify all
persons having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned at the address shown below on or before the 20th day of December 2019, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This is the 19th day of September 2019. Terri J. Simmons, Administrator 4124 Breezewood Drive, Unit 204 Wilmington, N.C. 28412 September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 2019 ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF NEW HANOVER IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE BEFORE THE CLERK OF
SUPERIOR COURT The undersigned having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Kristine Lynn Hass (Deceased) of New Hanover County, North Carolina, does hereby notify all persons having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned at the address shown below on or before the 20th day of December 2019, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This is the 19th day of September 2019. William D. Hass, Administrator 3380 Diablo Circle Pinole, Calif. 94564 September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 2019
NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of Richard F. Desjardins, late of New Hanover County, North Carolina, the undersigned does hereby notify all person, firms and corporations having claims against the estate of said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned, c/o Jill L. Peters Kaess, Post Office Box 4548, Wilmington, North Carolina 28406, on or before the 30th day of December, 2019 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 26th day of September, 2019.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS OF COLLEEN JANE TERBEEK
Mary Beth Helstrom, Executrix of the Estate of Richard F. Desjardins
Church Services NEAR THE BEACH LITTLE CHAPEL ON THE BOARDWALK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (U.S.A.) Rev. Patrick Thomas Rabun, pastor 2 W. Fayetteville St., 910-256-2819, ext. 100 www.littlechapel.org Sunday School (for all ages): 9:15 a.m. Traditional Worship: 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. ST. THERESE CATHOLIC CHURCH Rev. Trent Watts 209 S. Lumina Ave., 910-256-2471 Mass: Saturday, 5:30 p.m., Sunday, 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.,
BETH SIMCHA MESSIANIC JEWISH CONGREGATION Congregational Leader/ Rabbi Marty Schilsky 7957 Market St. Wilmington, N.C. 28411 910-681-0117 Shabbat Services 10:30 a.m. Saturday WRIGHTSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Doug Lain, senior pastor 4 Live Oak Drive, 910-256-4471 Worship Services: 8:15, 9:45, 11:15 a.m., 6 p.m. Sunday School: 9:45 a.m.
ST. MARK CATHOLIC CHURCH Father Patrick A. Keane 1011 Eastwood Road, 910-392-0720 Vigil Mass: Saturday 5 p.m. Sunday Masses: 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. en Español Monday Mass: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday Masses: 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday Mass: 8:30 a.m. Thursday Mass: 8:30 a.m. Friday Mass: 8:30 a.m. followed by Adoration with Benediction at 9 p.m.
ST. ANDREW’S ON-THE-SOUND EPISCOPAL The Rev. Richard G. Elliott, rector 101 Airlie Road, 910-256-3034 Monday-Wednesday at 8:30 a.m 7:45 a.m., 9 a.m., 11:15 a.m., Celtic Service 5:30 p.m. WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH BAPTIST CHURCH John McIntyre, senior pastor 601 Causeway Drive, 910-256-3682 Traditional Worship: 9-10 a.m. Sunday School for all ages: 10:10-11 a.m. Contemporary Service: 11:10 a.m to 12:20 p.m
had committed the murder and that a local female gang leader, Angelina Garcia, had put him up to it. The tip also led investigators to the location of the bike that was believed to have been ridden by BrawleyWashington. Garcia is now serving a 20 year sentence in a Georgia prison for arranging an attempted gangrelated murder outside of Atlanta.
Lumina News — Your Coastal Community Newspaper Mayand 2002 BrawleyWashington attended school the day after since the murder told at least one of his
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Wilmington Man Pleads to 2016 Homicide
classmates that he had messed up and needed to leave town. Agents with the U.S. Marshals Service eventually captured him in Philadelphia on October 4, 2016. BrawleyWashington refusedBeach to provide Wrightsville Police Weekly Arrest Report his name or date of birth at the time of his arrest.
A former Hoggard High School student will spend up to eight years in prison for killing a man on North 13th Street in 2016. Zibree Brawley1Washington, age 20, pleaded guilty to Voluntary Manslaughter in the shooting death of Johnny Lee Johnson on Monday, Sept. 30. Jury selection was to begin in the case in the afternoon. According to the New Hanover County District Attorney’s Office, on September 20, 2016, Johnson was being dropped off at his father’s residence at 105 N. 13th Street, near New Hanover High School. The woman who gave him the ride told investigators that Johnson knew Brawley-Washington and had seen the man ride up on a bike prior to her leaving that evening. When she left, Johnson was speaking with Brawley-Washington near the home. Witnesses who lived and worked
on the street reported hearing a gunshot and seeing a black male fleeing on a bike shortly after the time that the woman left the area. Johnson’s father found his body on the front porch minutes later. He had suffered one gunshot wound to the back of the head. Surveillance cameras at New Hanover High School recorded images that prosecutors would have argued showed Brawley-Washington riding up and down the street before and after the murder. While not admissible in court, an anonymous tipster provided information that Brawley-Washington had committed the murder and that a local female gang leader, Angelina Garcia, had put him up to it. The tip also led investigators to the location of the bike that was believed to have been ridden by Brawley-Washington. Garcia
is now serving a 20 year sentence in a Georgia prison for arranging an attempted gang-related murder outside Zibree BrawleyWashington of Atlanta. BrawleyWashington attended school the day after the murder and told at least one of his classmates that he had messed up and needed to leave town. Agents with the U.S. Marshals Service eventually captured him in Philadelphia on October 4, 2016. Brawley-Washington refused to provide his name or date of birth at the time of his arrest.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
• Christopher Scott Lyons, 31, was charged with trespassing, interfering with emergency communication and resisting, delaying or obstructing an officer.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 • William Hayes Gerrard, 20, was charged with damage to real property, first-degree trespassing, consume alcohol by age 20, obtaining alcoholic beverage by using fraudulent identification. • Deborah Bailey Bordeaux, 19, was charged with simple possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 • Jennie Rebecca Bates, 42, was charged with DWI and open container after consuming.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 • Geoffrey Taylor Gay, 32, was charged with assault on a female. • Christina Victoria Kovalcek, 34, was charged with simple assault and violation of pretrial release.
Hollywood Stars Come to Wilmington
Only 2 Showings & Seating is Limited RYAN O’NEAL
PERSIST THEATRICALS PRESENTS
Reserve your seats today! JUDD NELSON
The stars of the the 1970 Oscar-nominated film Love Story reunite onstage in Wilmington
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5 @ 7 P.M.
Written by A.R. Gurney Directed by Ted Weiant
The famed “Brat Pack” actor Nelson will join Lee, most known for her role as Laura Palmer in Twin Peaks
Call 800-732-3643 for tickets
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12 @ 7 P.M.
(515 Wagoner Dr., on the campus of UNCW)
Into the Fog
The Fustics Saturday 3
THU Brett Johnson & Friends
FRI J. Sales & Co.
SAT The Fustics
SUN Josh Solomon | Bloody Mary bar
MON Rob Ronner
TUE The Yard Dogs
WED Emily Roth | Bluegrass Jam Session @ 7
FREE LIVE MUSIC EVERY NIGHT
5 A NORTH LUMINA AVE | WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH | 910-599-1931
Saturday, October 12
Open Daily 2 pm – 2 am (910) 509-3040 11 E Salisbury St Near Johnny Mercer’s Pier
Coming Soon Friday, October 4
Saturday, October 5
Jason Woolwine & Clay Crotts
Tuesday, October 8
Wednesday, October 9
Friday, October 11
Wrightsville Beach, N.C. October 3, 2019