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Gathering to Remember

By John Muuss, historian On the morning of September 11th, 2013, at the St. James Community Center, the ladies of the St. James Service Club invited the Richard H. Stewart Jr. American Legion Post # 543 and the St. James

Glorious Experience

by Chelsea Blahut The Taylor Michaels Show Saturday, September 14th Silver Coast Winery 6680 Barbeque Rd., Ocean Isle Beach Doors: 5:30 p.m. • Dinner: 6 p.m. Show to follow dinner $26/person, includes dinner Pre-purchase by September 6th (910) 287-2800 www.silvercoastwinery.com

Looking out for Loggerheads

“Friends of Sea Turtles – Oak Island” is a newly formed non-profit organization made up of concerned volunteers of the Sea Turtle Program in Oak Island. As you would expect, it takes money and many volunteers to make sure the

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

Calling All Musicians

Love to play music? Even those who have not tooted a note in years are invited to dust off their instrument and join the Brunswick Concert Band. There are no auditions, but participants should be able to play at least

Active, Social, Fun

By: Susan Whitley, director of the Southport Senior Center When I first thought about writing an article for National Senior Center month, I really did not recognize the task would be so difficult. I have a background in Journalism but

Changing Jobs

Changing jobs can be stressful, between wrapping up tasks with your former employer and adjusting to your new position and responsibilities. But when you pack up your personal belongings to move on to your new place of employment, don’t forget

August 2013

Though summer’s heat is well upon us, our area is buzzing with ways to have fun and keep cool. We’re offering our advice for beating the sun’s rays in the form of seven delicious frozen beverages, ranging from the decadently

Reply to July’s ‘Wealth’ Column

Hello Bethany [editor’s note: Greg Ochipa penned the article about the HEART act, available here], Thanks for your recent article “Tax Breaks for Military Families: The HEART Act of 2008.” These tax breaks seem the least we could do for

July 2013

As I reflect on the rights afforded to me as an American citizen, I am humbled and immensely grateful. So many sacrifices of life and raw effort have been made over several hundred years to allow our country to be

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