Monthly Archives: October 2015


  In celebration of Small Business Saturday on November 28th, we invited local business owners to gather at Greenlands Farms in Bolivia. It was a special evening as we gave thanks to all that support our local economy. It was

Holiday Kick-off!

  Festivities for the young and young at heart. STORY AND PHOTO BY: JEFFREY STITES Everyone loves summer at the Brunswick County coast. Tourists come in droves to soak up the sun and enjoy all we have to offer. But

Shop ‘Til You Drop

              The 24th annual Holly Days Arts and Craft Show has something for everyone BY: JENNIFER BARNETT   Everyone loves a good craft show! There is something very special about giving a homemade gift

Holiday Boutique

    A Holiday Tradition Celebrating the Joy of the Happiest Town BY FJ HARMON All the Artisans from St. James are as excited as elves on Christmas Eve to share, once again, their spectacular new creations at the sixteenth

Finding His True Voice

   American Folk Musician John Gorka Visits Southport STORY BY: KATHLEEN McGOWAN   In the early days, John Gorka studied Philosophy and History at Moravian College in eastern Pennsylvania. It was there, in Bethlehem, where he discovered Godfrey Daniels coffeehouse.

Volunteers Making a Difference!

  Preserving the heritage and charm of Southport. STORY AND PICTURES BY: KRIS BEASLEY   Throughout the year, the hard working volunteers of Downtown Southport, Inc. (DSI) meet monthly to spearhead many events and projects in the Southport area. Their time is donated


  Bounce into the Bouncing Log Café STORY AND PHOTO BY: REBECCA JONES   If you are hungry for down home southern cooking with a European flair, head down to one of the newest eateries in Boiling Spring Lakes. Opened in


  North Carolina breweries made a showing at The Great American Beer Festival. By Candace and Jim Hobbs, Owners – The Grape & Ale, Oak Island, NC     If you don’t have The Great American Beer Festival on your

Stuffing vs. Dressing!

  Discovering the secrets behind the debate of the ages! STORY BY: KRIS BEASLEY   I grew up in Vienna, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, DC. From the time I can remember, Thanksgiving was always my favorite meal. Even sitting at

Tis the season for music

    Local concerts offer opportunities for getting into the Christmas spirit BY: NEILL CALDWELL   “Snowflakes in the air Carols everywhere Olden times and ancient rhymes Of love and dreams to share.” – “Christmas Time Is Here” from A

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