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December 2013

Merry Christmas! While some folks have said it’s too early for holiday music, I have to admit I’ve been playing it since mid-November. There’s just something about Sinatra’s “Silent Night,” Elvis’ “Here Comes Santa Claus,” and even Adam Sandler’s “The

No Dilemma

We all have our favorite wines to open for Thanksgiving dinner to share with family and friends.  There is no right or wrong choice if you are drinking what you like. However, there are some wines that, because of their

October 2013

From: Kris Beasley and Bethany Turner We made it! This month officially marks the first anniversary of Southport Magazine. Last year, when Bethany wrote you for the first time, she mentioned the project was a “labor love,” and quite the

Innovative Design

By Becky Locke “Anyone who has designed and built their own kayak will tell you there is nothing like the feeling you get when you take the boat you’ve created out for the first time,” Aaron Locke, founder of Washington

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

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

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