Monthly Archives: October 2012

Childhood Novelties

One might guess that the biggest lesson to learn from “Dorothy Meets Alice (or The Wizard of Wonderland)” is to always complete one’s work on time. Yet it may just prove procrastination is one of the strongest motivators: Of course

November 2012

Thanksgiving is all about family and food. Aside from the lessons of our ancestors—indians and pilgrims— what we really enjoy most about November is the turning of the leaves (in some parts of the state), Friday-night football or college and

Candidates’ Interviews 2012

Read full, verbatim interviews from candidates for County Commissioners and Board of Education. Though the presidential race remains a fiery one to say the least, we are focusing on candidates a bit closer to home. We reached out to those

Christmas Open House

A Christmas Open House will take place in downtown Southport at participating businesses on November 2nd and 3rd from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. Look for the peppermint “Merry Christmas” flag to score great deals! Daily specials will

Wine and Dine on Bald Head Island

Like the four C's of diamond quality—cut, clarity, color and carat—with which we scrutinize some of the earth's most precious jewels, there are a few ways to judge a good grape or hop. Aroma and flavor are key in determining

Meet George Worthmore

When one thinks of Southport, they don’t necessarily think South Africa. I can’t say while considering the quaint coastal town that images of Nelson Mandela and Hillbrow Tower flow through my mind. Yet George Worthmore, a guitarist, actor and performer

Fishing for Kings

Southport’s U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament October 4th-6th, 2012 Southport Marina • 606 W. West St. Unlike fishermen’s tales, after 33 years of the U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament, the story hasn’t changed. In 1979 A handful of dedicated men

A Family Tradition

Navigating roads which wind through the country club of Boiling Spring Lakes—streets which are only interrupted by slim pathways for golfers and their caddies—a car settles in a quiet cul-de-sac. The sun relaxes into a glowing orange-red. Natural forest shepherds

Seven Strategies for Saving

Are you doing your best to save for your future? It can be very challenging to begin a savings program. After necessities such as food, clothing and housing, there can be little left to put aside for future goals. Unfortunately,

Pirate’s Life for Me

What: Stede Bonnet Regatta When: Sat., Oct. 27th Where: Provision Company • 130 Yacht Basin Dr., Southport Cost: FREE Info: 457-0654 • It’s rare that a sport as exquisite as sailing would have a competition with free registration, but the

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