Monthly Archives: August 2013

Boat Lover’s Dream

When tourists think of Oak Island, the tan, sandy beach along the Atlantic Ocean is likely the first thing that comes to their minds. On the flip side, locals are well aware of the backwoods beauty along Davis Canal and Montgomery

Cattail Cottage

Welcome to our new column, “Biz Q&A.” Each month, we’ll sit down with the owner of a local store or service provider to learn more about the businesses and people of our area. As keeping money local by patronizing our

Weighing the Benefits

Determining your social Security benefits is an important aspect of retirement planning, especially if you plan to rely on them during your retirement years. Nine out of 10 Americans age 65 and older receive Social Security benefits, according to the

A Stretch a Day Keeps the Pain Away!

Watch your animals and you will often see them get up and stretch. Stretching helps to keep muscles loosened so that you can bend or move without hurting yourself. Stretching improves the flexibility of your joints and muscles, which improves

Toast to Autumn

Though the leaves aren’t quite falling, autumnal flavors creep in with the onset of September. Nutty tones occupy seasonal coffees while cinnamon and other spices mingle within bready desserts. Of course, even the mere idea of soon-to-be pumpkin-flavored everything makes

An Evening for Chocolate Lovers

Guests can look forward to devouring delicious dishes prepared by chocolatiers and local restaurants. “Chocolatiers will be providing a variety of chocolate items such as, candies, cupcakes, turtle cookies, brownies, caramel cookies, doughnut holes..."

Diverse Celebration

What: Brunswick County Intercultural Festival When: Saturday, September 7th 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Odell Williamson Auditorium 50 College Rd. NE, Bolivia Cost: FREE Info: Brunswick County is set to turn into a multicultural melting pot on September

A Ride to Remember

“I think this event directly connects everyone in the area. We are all connected somehow to the 9/11 happenings in one way or another. Whether we knew anyone involved in the attack, or we have friends or family that put

Set a Course and Go

The annual Southport Wooden Boat Show will propel into its fourth year this month, not only showcasing the best powered- and non-powered boats brought from across North Carolina, but also celebrating a culture that results from Southport’s long fishing and

September 2013

As fall creeps in and summer makes its last impression, our coastal community shakes the dreary heat in style. Boating becomes a more enjoyable sport in fair-weather September, and to celebrate it, Southport will host its annual Wooden Boat Show

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