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Dorian’s storm surge brings disappointing end to strong sea turtle nesting season Dorian. “Unfortunately, when you get into the fall months, nests are susceptible to storms,” Fahey said. Of the final three nests remaining when Dorian passed near Wrightsville Beach in early September, only one hatched, volunteers discovered last week after performing the final nest excavations of the year. Of the 11 nests this year, eight hatched, though the fate of the turtles from one nest is unknown, after volunteers believed light may have distracted the hatchlings, though in one account, bystanders may have helped get some of the turtles to sea. While Fahey said she didn’t know the extent of the storm surge in early September, judging by the time the nests were discovered, and the relative age of the unhatched eggs in the nests, she believed that the hurricane’s storm surge likely flooded the nests, preventing their hatching. If loggerhead turtles don’t lay lay

their nests far enough on shore, they can become inundated with water. By Terry Lane In fact, one turtle laid her nest so Staff Writer close to the shore that volunteers While local sea turtle volunteers who monitor the beach each mornsaid they were thrilled about the ing hadn’t even discovered the nest. active sea turtle nesting season on “They’ll take some overwash, but Wrightsville Beach, tropical weather when you get water in there over brought a gloomy end to the season, time, it impedes oxygen levels and as Hurricane Dorian’s storm surge eventually, the development of the likely smothered two of the remainembryos,” Fahey said. ing three nests on the beach. On August 21, beachgoers near With a total of 11 nests, the 2019 Crystal Pier on the south end were loggerhead sea turtle nesting season surprised to discover loggerhead outpaced the 2018 season, which hatchlings trying to get to the beach. saw just two nests on Wrightsville “I saw what I thought was a dead Beach and may have been impacted butterfly, but it was a sea turtle by Hurricane Florence and the beach coming out of its nest,” said Andrea renourishment project. But while Jasak, 11, of Durham, who discovthe 2019 total was the second-most ered the nest. “I called my family recorded by the volunteers, surover to see it when we saw another passed only by the 15 nests found one that went into the ocean. We all in 2016, Wrightsville Beach Sea made a circle with our clothes around Turtle Project director Nancy Fahey the nest so people wouldn’t step on said two of the last three nests on the it.” beach never matured, most likely due And while Fahey said at least a to the storm surge from September’s dozen from that nest survived and hatched, most didn’t, as volunteers waited fruitlessly that evening for the nest to fully hatch, but no more turtles emerged. While most nests are dug into the dunes, this one had been buried just beyond the shoreline. The turtle likely dug her nest during a period where high tide occurred at sunrise, making it likely the tracks had been washed away, she said. “We found a lot of unhatched eggs at the bottom of the nest,” Fahey Staff photo by Terry Lane said. “That’s why it’s Andrea Jasak, 11, of Durham, by the sea turtle nest she found on Wrightsville Beach on August 21. The nest hadn’t been discovered by volunteers during regular morning beach so important to find the walks. nests early.”

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Harbor Way Gardens, Pretty in Pink

In years past, the Harbor Island Garden Club wrote the names of those who battled breast cancer on pink ribbons affixing them to what became known as the Pink Ribbon Tree, cascading from her limbs embracing and riding on the ocean breeze throughout the month of October in Harbor Way Gardens . Last year, thanks to Florence that tree was damaged, which along with the garden’s closure, made it impossible to hang the ribbons from the tree. Instead, garden club members hung several pink ribbons from the garden’s arbor entrance. This year the Harbor Island Garden Club continued this tradition adorning the arbor with ribbons of pink bringing awareness and remembrance to our island community. - Sherri Robinson

NCSU study shows historical levels of PFAS levels in Cape Fear River A soon-to-be-published research paper reports that analysis of a 2015 water sample from the Cape Fear indicated a concentration of total PFAS of 130,000 parts per trillion (ppt), Dr. Detlef Knappe, a professor at N.C. State University, wrote in an email to state regulators and CFPUA. “We characterized for the first time archived samples from 2014 and 2015 using an expanded suite of fluoroether standards,” Dr. Knappe wrote in summarizing paper’s key findings. “The 2014 sample was collected at Huske Dam, just downstream of the Chemours WW (wastewater) discharge. It had a total PFAS concentration of almost 1 mg/L (a million ng/L)! The 2015 sample was collected at Lock and Dam 1, and its total PFAS concentration was 130,000 ng/L. Given its fairly typical GenX concentration of 780 ng/L, I think results for this sample provide a reasonable snapshot of PFAS levels in drinking

water of communities that sourced their water at Lock and Dam 1 prior to discharge control at the Fayetteville Works in mid-June of 2017.” (Note: ng/L is nanograms per liter, which is equivalent to parts per trillion.) Dr. Knappe sent the email Monday evening to staff at the North Carolina departments of Environmental Quality and Health and Human Services and to Jim Flechtner, CFPUA executive director. The paper’s authors include researchers from N.C. State and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Dr. Knappe stated the paper had been accepted for publication in the journal Environmental Science & Technology Letters. Dr. Knappe also wrote that “perfluorinated ethers, such as PFMOAA, PFO2HxA, and GenX are highly persistent chemicals” and that the study results “suggest that these chemicals are as pern See PFAS Page 2 sistent as historically

WB, New Hanover County to provide free flu vaccines in October New Hanover County Public Health, in collaboration with community partners, will offer a free flu vaccination events in October, including one in Wrightsville Beach. Starting this weekend, on Saturday, October 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or until the vaccine runs out. This event will take place in downtown Wilmington in the Cape Fear Community College student parking lot

between Hanover and Brunswick streets, beside the Schwartz Center. The public health department will also offer flu vaccinations on Wednesday, Oct. 23 in Wrightsville Beach. The flu shots will be administered at the Wrightsville Beach Town Hall chambers from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. The event is open to the public, but a picture identification and insurance card is required. Flu

shot recipients will also need to complete a New Hanover County Outreach Vaccination

Authorization Form prior to receiving the flu shot. During the event this Saturday,

Wrightsville Beach Flu Shots Wednesday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Town Hall Council Chambers 321 Causeway Drive

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New Hanover County will also be practicing its plans to rapidly dispense vaccines to the public in the event of a public health emergency. “By using our Point of Dispensing Plan to actually run a real drive through vaccination clinic, we will be able to test our plans on a level that is hard to accomplish through a role playing exercise,” said New Hanover County Public Health

Preparedness Coordinator Lisa Brown. “The added benefit is that we can better prepare our community for flu season.” A Point of Dispensing Plan is a best practice model designed to provide medications, vaccines or medical supplies to a large community during a health emergency. During the Point of Dispensing exercise, 1,000 flu shots will be administered.

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Wilmington Native Serves with Versatile U.S. Navy Helicopter Squadron Half a World Away in Guam By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Amanda Rae Moreno Navy Office of Community Outreach

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – A 2010 Wilmington Christian Academy graduate and Wilmington, North Carolina, native is serving in the U.S. Navy with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 on the island of Guam. Lt. Zachary Judson is a pilot serving with HSC 25, known as the “Island Knights,” a versatile squadron that’s capable of completing a number of important missions for the Navy with the MH-60S “Seahawk” helicopter. A pilot is responsible for the safe operation and navigation of the helicopters to ensure missions are accomplished. Judson credits success in the Navy to many of the lessons learned in Wilmington. “I learned about southern hospitality and being able to treat everyone as family,” said Judson. “We are like a big family here in the squadron.” HSC-25 is the first and only forward-deployed vertical replenishment (VERTREP) squadron in the Navy and is tasked with supporting Seventh Fleet

units in the Western Pacific, Indian Ocean, North Arabian Sea, and Persian Gulf. To provide this support, HSC-25 embarks two-aircraft detachments aboard Military Sealift Command vessels which provide transportation of equipment, fuel, supplies and ammunition to sustain U.S. forces worldwide. They are the only Navy squadron based at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. In addition to VERTREP, HSC-25 provides 24-hour Search-and-Rescue/Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC) services for Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. Averaging more than 30 rescues and 70 MEDEVACs per year, HSC-25 also conducts airborne firefighting using externally-carried buckets, Vertical Onboard Delivery (VOD), drone and torpedo recovery, special operations airborne support, and fleet logistics support for all military activities in the Guam area, including the Maritime Prepositioned Ships operating in the local area. “The best part about this job is the people," Judson said. "They make the job much easier and much more rewarding when you see their hard work pay off.” According to officials at the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Fleet headquarters in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the

ships, submarines, aircraft and Navy personnel forward-deployed to Guam are part of the world’s largest fleet command and serve in a region critical to U.S. national security. The U.S. Pacific Fleet encompasses 100 million square miles, nearly half the Earth’s surface, from Antarctica to the Arctic Circle and from the West Coast of the United States into the Indian Ocean. All told, there are more than 200 ships and submarines, nearly 1,200 aircraft, and more than 130,000 uniformed and civilian personnel serving in the Pacific. Serving in the Navy means Judson is part of a world that is taking on new importance in America’s focus on rebuilding military readiness, strengthening alliances and reforming business practices in support of the National Defense Strategy. A key element of the Navy the nation needs is tied to the fact that America is a maritime nation, and that the nation’s prosperity is tied to the ability to operate freely on the world’s oceans. More than 70 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered by water; 80 percent of the world’s population lives close to a coast; and 90 percent of all global trade by volume travels by sea. “Our priorities center on people, capabilities and

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processes, and will be achieved by our focus on speed, value, results and partnerships,” said Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer. “Readiness, lethality and modernization are the requirements driving these priorities.” Though there are many ways for sailors to earn distinction in their command, community, and career, Judson is most proud of making aircraft commander. “That's what you strive for as a pilot," said Judson. "It's the

biggest qualification you can get at your fleet squadron.” As a member of one of the U.S. Navy’s most relied upon assets, Judson and other sailors know they are part of a legacy that will last beyond their lifetimes, one that will provide a critical component of the Navy the nation needs. “I have wanted to serve for a long time," added Judson. "My dad was a police officer and my brother has served as well. Being able to wear this uniform is a huge accomplishment.”

used PFASs, such as PFOA and PFOS.” PFMOAA, PFO2HxA, and GenX are Continued from Page 1 among a list of PFAS identified by state regulators as originating at the Chemours chemical plant at the Fayetteville Works industrial site on the Bladen-Cumberland county line. Chemours told state and local officials in June 2017 that GenX and other PFAS in the Cape Fear River, originally discovered by Dr. Knappe and other researchers, had been discharged by its plant as a byproduct of manufacturing operations that had been ongoing since about 1980. Chemours was created as a spinoff company by DuPont, which originally owned the Fayetteville Works. The state suspended Chemours’ privilege to discharge into the river in 2017 and pressed the company to institute measures to curb its air emissions, which have been tied by regulators to extensive groundwater contamination. Those and other actions by state regulators have reduced levels of PFAS in the river. Even so, CFPUA consistently detects Chemours’ PFAS in water it withdraws from the Cape Fear. The most recent test results (from water sampled September 9) indicated a total PFAS concentration of 377 ppt in raw (unfinished) water. Regulators have stated that highly contaminated groundwater at the Fayetteville Works could be migrating to the river. Researchers also believe PFAS likely is in river sediment downstream from the plant. CFPUA has devoted significant resources to quantify and address the effects Chemours’ and DuPont’s PFAS releases on our community. We monitor PFAS concentrations in raw and finished water at Sweeney Water Treatment Plant


and groundwater at our wells in New Hanover County. We conducted a pilot study to identify the best long-term solution to enhance treatment at Sweeney to reduce PFAS. To date, CFPUA and its ratepayers have borne about $8 million in costs related to Chemours’ and DuPont’s decades of discharges. CFPUA believes Chemours and DuPont should bear these and other costs related to the damages they caused while running profitable businesses at the Fayetteville Works.The utility has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to force the companies to take responsibility.

Saturday, Oct. 12, Major General Joseph McNeil Commemorative Way Dedication Ceremony, 10 a.m., Thalian Hall entrance, 102 N 3rd St.

Board of Adjustment Public Notice The public shall take notice that the Wrightsville Beach Board of Adjustment will meet at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 24, 2019, or as soon thereafter, in the Town Hall Council Chambers, 321 Causeway Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC, to discuss the following:

The public is invited to join city and community leaders on Saturday at 10 a.m. to honor retired Major General Joseph McNeil, a civil rights leader and Wilmington native. The Wilmington City Council passed a resolution last month designating North 3rd Street from Market Street to Davis Street as the Major General Joseph McNeil Commemorative Way.

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As an A&T State University student, Joseph McNeil joined three others to stage a peaceful protest at a downtown Greensboro Woolworth Department store’s segregated lunch counter on Feb. 1, 1960. This protest helped to spur the Civil Rights Movement in North Carolina and beyond. McNeil and other family members will be in attendance.

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UNCW’s New Graduate Film Programs Now Accepting Applications Cape Fear Realtors Announces Interested applicants can apply through February 2020 study that support their research agendas and professional Municipal Election Endorsements

Wilmington, N.C. (October 3, 2019) – Two new filmrelated master’s programs at UNCW are now accepting applications, the university announced today. The M.A. in film studies and M.F.A. in filmmaking have opened enrollment until February 2020. The programs are designed to provide students with comprehensive knowledge of film-related fields, building skills from cinematography and directing to research and publishing. The integrative curriculum will prepare graduates for careers in a wide range of fields including the film industry, media, education, research and publishing. “These are the only film degrees of their kind in the UNC System. There are really no other comparable programs,” said Mariana Johnson, film studies chair and associate professor. UNCW’s M.F.A. in filmmaking is an immersive threeyear terminal degree program that prepares students to be complete filmmakers. The curriculum includes workshopstyle courses in cinematography, screenwriting, editing, sound design, producing and directing. The M.A. in film studies is a two-year program, in which students work closely with faculty to develop individualized courses of

goals, culminating in master's theses. The two programs have been designed to work in conjunction to maximize learning and career opportunities. The curriculum will offer select critical studies courses and an applied learning experience, all of which will be available to both M.A. and M.F.A. students in the department. Fostering collaborative campus partnerships and enhanced applied learning opportunities are key objectives of the university’s Strategic Plan. “People who review television, movies or social media or who work in journalism and publishing, will often be doing that very work with visual media,” said Johnson. “Part of the mission of our integrated programs is that these things cross-fertilize. Our MA students will get expertise in film history, theory and aesthetics, but they can also use some of the more practical applied learning skills to make the content they create more relevant, visual and compelling.” Those interested in more information or who wish to apply should visit the Film Studies Graduate Programs’ website.

After a series of interviews, the Cape Fear Realtors Candidate Selection Task Force (CSTF) chose to endorse the following candidates in the 2019 municipal contests: • For Wilmington Mayor: Bill Saffo • For Wilmington City Council: Paul Lawler, Margaret Haynes, Neil Anderson • For Wrightsville Beach Mayor: Darryl Mills • For Wrightsville Beach Board of Alderman: Zeke Partin, Jeff DeGroote • For Carolina Beach Mayor: LeAnn Pierce • For Carolina Beach Council: Lynn Barbee, Steve Shuttleworth • For Kure Beach Mayor: Craig Bloszinsky • For Kure Beach Commission: Joseph Whitley, David Heglar • For Town of Burgaw Commission: Bill George, Red Robbins, Vernon Harrell Realtors live and work in every neighborhood in our community. As an advocacy organization of over 2,800 Realtors, CFR supports candidates for office that demonstrate an understanding of, and willingness to promote, both private property rights and smart economic growth. Realtors Luke Waddell, who chairs the 2019 CSTF, stressed the importance of being deliberate in their selection of candidates. “All politics is local, and nothing that impacts the citizen more immediately than the decisions of local town and city councils. We wanted to be as thorough as possible in our candidate selection process because our voice not only represents Realtors but also the homeowner clients and customers that we represent daily.”


Classified and display deadline: Friday noon • Call 910-719-9180 • LEGAL NOTICES SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY THIS ACTION BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THE POWER AND AUTHORITY contained within that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by Harold A. Garrish dated March 25, 2010 and recorded on April 19, 2010 in Book 5479 at Page 2955 in the Office of Register of Deeds of New Hanover County, North Carolina. As a result of a default in the obligations contained within the Promissory Note and Deed of Trust and the failure to carry out and perform the stipulation and agreements contained therein, the holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust made demand to have the default cured, which was not met. Therefore, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will place for sale that parcel of land, including improvements thereon, situated, lying and being in the City of Wilmington, County of New Hanover, State of North Carolina, and being more particularly described in the heretofore referenced Deed of trust. Said sale will be a public auction to the highest bidder for cash, at the usual place of sale at the New Hanover County Courthouse, Wilmington, North Carolina, on October 22, 2019 at 11:00 AM Address of Property: 401 Black Diamond Drive, Wilmington, NC 28411 Tax Parcel ID: R03700-002019-000 Present Record Owners: The Estate of Harold A. Garrish and Porters Neck Country Club, Inc. The terms of the sale are that the real property hereinbefore described will be sold for cash to the highest bidder. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. The successful bidder will be required to pay revenue stamps on the Trustee’s Deed, any Land Transfer Tax, and costs for recording the Trustee’s Deed. The real property hereinabove described is being offered for sale “AS IS, WHERE IS” and will be sold subject to all superior liens, unpaid taxes, special assessments, and other encumbrances. Other conditions will be announced at the sale. The sale will be held open for ten (10) days for upset bids, as by law required. The sale will not confirm until there have been ten (10) consecutive days with no upset bids having been filed. If for any reason the Trustee is unable to convey title to this property, or if the sale is set aside, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the bid deposit. Furthermore, if the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Trustee, in its sole discretion, if it believes the challenge to have merit, may

declare the sale to be void and return the bid deposit. In either event, the purchaser will have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Mortgagee’s attorney, or the Trustee. Additional Notice Required for Residential Real Property with Less Than Fifteen (15) Rental Units: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement by providing written notice of termination to the landlord, to be effective on a date stated in the notice that is at least ten (10) days, but no more than 90 days, after the sale date contained in the notice of sale, provided that the mortgagor has not cured the default at the time the tenant provides the notice of termination. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Assistant/Deputy Clerk of Superior Court Albertelli Law Partners North Carolina, P.A., Substitute Trustee By: Sarah E. Banks Albertelli Law Partners North Carolina, P.A. Sarah E. Banks 205 Regency Executive Park Drive, Suite 100 Charlotte, NC 28217 Tel: 704-970-0391 A-4706278 Published: 10/10/2019, 10/17/2019 EXECUTRIX’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 Co-Executrix of the Estate of Jefferson Marcus Spencer (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 9th 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 10th day of October 2019. Marsha Annette Spencer Hulbert,

Co-Executrix 8705 Bald Eagle Lane Wilminton, NC 28411 Yvone Spencer, Co-Executrix 508 Tibbys Drive Wilmington, NC 28411 October 10, 17, 24, 31, 2019 NOTICE OF SERVICE BY PUBLICATION STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF NEW HANOVER IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION IN RE: CRYSTAL ROSE HOUK Plaintiff, vs. CHRISTOPHER ROBERT HOUK, Defendant. TO: CHRISTOPHER ROBERT HOUK PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a petition seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The matter of the relief being sought is as follows: DIVORCE YOU ARE REQUIRED to make defense to such pleading no later than forty (40) days from the date of first publication of this notice, or from the date Complaint is required to be filed, whichever is latter; upon your failure to do so the party seeking relief against you will apply to the Court for the relief sought. This the 3rd day of October, 2019. October 3, 10, 17, 2019 EXECUTOR’S NOTICE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF NEW HANOVER IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE BEFORE THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT

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 NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS OF COLLEEN JANE TERBEEK 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 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. Mary Beth Helstrom, Executrix of the Estate of Richard F. Desjardins 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

The undersigned having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Paula Stephanie Smith (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. Warren Denis Smith, Executor 137 Mendenhall Dr.

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 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


October 10 - October 16, 2019

Lumina News — Your Coastal Community Newspaper since May 2002


The flu (influenza) is a contagious respiratory virus that can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. Those at risk for serious flu complications include older people, young children and people with certain health conditions or a compromised immune system. Getting vaccinated helps prevent getting the flu and protects others from getting the flu. How to Participate: Anyone in the community can get a free flu vaccine and participate in this exercise by coming to the parking lot next to the Schwartz Center on Saturday, October 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., or until the vaccine runs out. Attendees should wear short sleeved shirts, or be able to roll up long sleeves to their shoulder. There will be a walkup and a drive-through option to receive a flu shot: Walk-up option: To walk-up, participants should park nearby and visit the tent that will be located at the corner of 2nd and Brunswick Streets to receive their vaccine. Drive-through option: Participants will be directed to enter from Hanover Street, and will need to follow the directions of staff and volunteers carefully. The layout and traffic flow Continued from Page 1

for the event can be viewed here. Cars will be greeted and directed to a lane depending on the number of people in the vehicle. Multiple people per vehicle is encouraged. It will not be necessary to get out of the car to receive the flu vaccine. The flu vaccination event and exercise is a result of preparedness planning that local public health is charged with providing for the community, and made possible through partnership with International Medical Corps and New Hanover Regional Medical Center, who coordinated the donation of 1,000 vaccinations. The planning team has met over a six-month period to prepare the Point of Dispensing Plan exercise and includes New Hanover County Public Health, New Hanover County Emergency Management, New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, International Medical Corps, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Cape Fear Community College, North Carolina Preparedness and Response and Southeastern NC Healthcare Preparedness Region. For more information about emergency preparedness and planning, visit

Wrightsville Beach Police Weekly Arrest Report MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30


• Trevor Edward O’Harre, 22, was charged with fictitious registration plate. • Kenneth Whitney Beavers Jr, 29, was charged with possession of schedule III controlled substance, possession of schedule IV controlled substance and possession of schedule VI controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, speeding, and expired registration tag.


• Fairron Wardale Newton, 50, was charged with identity theft, driving while license revoked and open container after consuming.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5 • Deven Kyra Kristian Nance, 20, was charged with use of fraudulent identification. • Shaquille Saleem Rodriguez, 25, was charged with DWI, carrying a concealed weapon and exceeding posted speed. • Sophia Noelle Conte, 21, was charged with DWI.

• Jonathan Bradford Fanning, 37, was charged with fictitious registration plate and driving while license revoked.

• Kurtis Ryan Archer, 33, was charged with assault on a female.

Hollywood Stars Come to Wilmington

Only 2 Showings & Seating is Limited RYAN O’NEAL


Reserve your seats today! JUDD NELSON


The stars of the the 1970 Oscar-nominated film Love Story reunite onstage in Wilmington


Written by A.R. Gurney Directed by Ted Weiant


Sponsored by

Kenan Auditorium

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


(515 Wagoner Dr., on the campus of UNCW)

DownTown Abby & The

Into the Fog


Saturday, October 12

Since 1955 Friday 10

THU Slick Mahoneys


FRI DownTown Abby & The Echoes


SAT The Cody Webb Band


SUN Jarrett Raymond | Bloody Mary bar


MON The Jared Show


TUE Jake Newman


WED Deltaphonic | Bluegrass Jam Session @ 7



Open Daily 2 pm – 2 am (910) 509-3040 11 E Salisbury St Near Johnny Mercer’s Pier

Coming Soon Friday, October 11

Slick Mahoneys

Saturday, October 12

Into the Fog

Tuesday, October 15

$2 Tuesdays

Wednesday, October 16


Friday, October 18

Bacon Grease

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