Category Archives: Currents

Historic Graves

John N. Smith Cemetery needs your help Story by Ami Brown February is not only the month of Valentines Day, but we also celebrate Black History Month. Southport’s John Smith Cemetery was the segregated burial grounds in the past. There

Baking up Cakes!

The Confectionary delights with wedding day sweets STORY by Kass Fincher Bobbie Blackmon of The Confectionary doesn’t remember when she learned to cook. “I’ve always been a cook,” she relates. “My mom owned a restaurant but I didn’t really bake

Longest Marriages

Two of Southport’s oldest couples give us the scoop on love and making it last. By Kass Fincher Though they didn’t know each other, two of Southport’s longest-married couples shared several things in common – the same ages, a strong

Expert Love Tips

How to make your relationship last By Kris Beasley Love expert interviews over 700 couples that have been married for more than 30 years and are still happy; shares insight. In the spirit of Valentines Day I thought this would

Weddings by the Sea

Local Wedding Planners open quaint boutique space for brides & grooms By: Ami Brown Jody Britton and Gail Bramble are the brains behind Weddings by the Sea. Based here in Southport, they now have a boutique space for brides. Join

Antiques in Town

Annual Antique Appraisal Fair – Feb 25th The Southport Chapter of P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) is sponsoring their 15th Antique Appraisal Fair at the Southport Community Center on Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 2 to 5 p.m. As in the

Connecting with You

Katie Beecher gives intuitive readings that help you discover emotional health. BY LISA STITES In this month that celebrates all things love, it’s a good time to remember that fostering good relationships with others and loving and caring for yourself

Making Floral Magic!

                  Designs by Amber Lanier create the perfect Wedding Ambiance BY CARLA EDSTROM My mother’s yard is full of flowers, plants and a large vegetable garden. She has everything you can imagine

Winterfest Activities

Flotillas, Parades and Crafts! Story by Lisa Stites Tis the season indeed in the City of Southport, with festive holiday performances and activities planned for all ages. There are plenty of reasons to shop local, and this quiet seaside city

3 Cheers for Pumpkin Beers!

The low down and expert advice on the tastiest gourd inspired beers just in time for Fall. Story AND PHOTOS by Jeff Stites Beer is a simple thing—water, malted barley, hops and yeast. The Bavarians decided to codify that definition

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