Author Archives: Bethany Turner


The Saxers ‘wished upon a starfish’ for the perfect coastal getaway, crafting a custom home on a five-acre plot All my life I have lived by the Atlantic Ocean. Many times I have crept past the undulating dunes to set myself in

History Well-Kept: The Parkhill House is ‘for sale’ at any reasonable offer, with one condition

There’s a trend on the social media sites of home and garden magazines: stories about buildings that are “for sale” at unbelievable prices. Country Living shared a story about a castle that was available for only one dollar, but had

Refined and Spacious

A home in Winding River Plantation is a great place for hosting guests and enjoying neighborhood amenities

Four Legs Good

Local boutique supplies Southport’s pets and pet lovers with fun, funky gear

Shaded Suites

While historic Southport’s array of ornate Victorian-era homes are to be admired, there are few houses in the downtown area that double as the perfect vacation home, or as a house that also offers space for loved ones to live

Inspirations Today and Signa Scents

Tucked inside the quaint cottage-style stores in Olde Southport Village Shoppes, Inspirations Today awaits shoppers with a plethora of unique items. Since its inception, owner Candy Padgett has been committed to purveying one-of-a-kind finds, many of which have special meaning

Experiences Await

Flights transports guests through global flavors in tapas, wine, and craft beer

Naughty Meets Nice

'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever' hits Brunswick Little Theatre's stage this holiday

Santa’s Seaside Getaway

Southport, Boiling Spring Lakes and Oak Island serve as Santa's tour stops throughout December, as Christmas events take place across the area

Waterfront Phoenix

After flames engulfed a Southport cottage, the chance to design a waterfront home on E. Bay St. became an opportunity for Bandera Architecture

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