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Ocean Front Dream Home!

Make this Oak Island Beach property yours and everyday will be a holiday. By Ami Brown This immaculate Ocean Front home is located at 6907 West Beach Drive in Oak Island. With 5 bedrooms and 5 baths, there is plenty

Dear Cat Owners!

An important message from your local vet By Alyssa Travis, DVM, CVMA Dear cat owners, You’re falling down on the job. OK, not all of you, but a lot of you. A recent study showed that 50% of adult cats

Snakes are Pets Too

Exotic pets are not for everyone. Story & Photos by Carla Edstrom My first snake was just this little garter snake my dad got me at a pet store,” said Southport resident and long-time exotic pet owner Melanie Dess. “The

New Pet? No Prob!

Smooth transition advice from the pros Story by Lisa Stites Whether you got a new pet for the holidays, or you’re just thinking it may be a good time to bring a new furry friend into your home, a little

What a Lucky Pup!

Our Cover Model – Molly is a rescue. She is so cute, has such expresive eyes, we all fell in love with this photo and found it perfect for the cover. This is Molly’s story: “I found Molly at the

Champagne Toast

A Champagne Toast Everything you wanted to know about Bubbly but were afraid to ask story AND PHOTOS by jeff stites Let’s talk champagne. Or, more accurately, sparkling wine. The holidays are fast approaching and, aside from weddings, that’s when

Quirky Meets Genius

Quirky Meets Genius Sharon Vinciguerra, Paper Clay Master story AND PHOTOS by CARLA EDSTROM Nothing gets me into the Christmas spirit faster than driving down Howe Street in Southport and seeing the streets all decorated with the big light up

Amuzu Christmas

Christmas at the Amuzu This traditionally sell-out show is a MUST SEE this holiday season. Celebrate the holidays with this Southport Tradition. The Historic Amuzu Theatre showcases their Christmas Talent, full of joyful song and dance. Fun for everyone. on

Restless Heart Christmas

A Restless Heart Christmas The Odell Williamson Auditorium brings on the Holidays Strong! Restless Heart Christmas Tour, Saturday, December 9, 2017, The Restless Heart band puts its own unique country spin on Christmas classics such as “Tennessee Christmas,” “Jingle Bell

Stay Healthy Eat Well

Stay Healthy, Eat Well Healthier holiday options to consider By Leslie Reschly, BSN, RN, A recent video that circulated on social media starred a grandmother attempting to make her grandson his annual birthday cake…but he is now gluten-free and vegan.

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