Category Archives: Currents

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

Set Sails with John Keiffer

John Keiffer is turning heads with his artistic and functional custom sail shades Story AND PHOTOS by CARLA EDSTROM Being a vocalist who is also somewhat of an introvert is kind of a contradiction in terms. I wasn’t ever that

An Epilepsy Journey

Beating the odds with Epilepsy STORY BY Rhonda Till My son Riley is turning 28 this month. He’s also celebrating 3 1/2 years seizure-free. The seizures began when he was 7. It’s been quite a ride for our family. Riley

Hero’s Chili Cook-Off

Have some chili and help your community STORY BY KASS FINCHER This year’s Hometown Heroes Chili Cook Off will offer some new twists but will also share the same community spirit, not to mention awesome chili recipes! It’s coming to

Healing Center Opens

Southport welcomes Holistic healing from an expert team STORY BY KRIS BEASLEY Located at 420 N. Howe Street, perfectly situation for convenience, the Southport Healing Arts Center is a unique and much needed addition to the hustle and bustle of

Freedom Day

National Thank-You Movement Treats Veterans in Brunswick County; Coastal Cosmetic Family Dentistry provides FREE dental services. Bolivia, NC – October 12, 2017 – Coastal Cosmetic family Dentistry treated over 50 service men and women today during their 5th annual Freedom

Capt. Newton’s Inn

B&B in Southport full of Southern Charm with a hidden luxury addition STORY BY Ami Brown I was invited into the home of Lisa Fosbury, owner and operator of the Capt. Newtons Inn, B&B, in dowtown Southport for a behind

Brunswick Inn

One of the oldest small businesses in Southport Story by: KASS FINCHER Possibly one of the oldest small businesses in Southport is the Brunswick Inn on Bay Street. Its history is storied and rich, surviving many different owners, hurricanes and

Starting Your Own Business

With plenty of resources available, entrepreneurs and start-ups are on the rise By Ami Brown They say if a new business can make it the first five years… they’re considered successful. I’ve owned a couple of businesses and I can

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