Category Archives: Currents

Q&A with Local Veterinarians

With burning questions on our minds about how to care for our furry loved ones, we asked Dr. Alyssa Travis at River Road Animal Hospital and the vets at Southport Animal Hospital to chime in. From how much exercise pets

Into the Wild

Anyone with the luck to grow up in Southeastern North Carolina is aware of the abundant beauty nature gives to us. Even those who visit often fall in love with the splendor of our flora and fauna. The graceful swoop

Don’t Shop; Adopt!

In Brunswick County, there are thousands of homeless animals. Each and every single one of them deserves to find a safe place to sleep with a family which loves them. Here you'll find a list of adoption shelters/agencies, and a

The Giving Spirit

Two years ago, Kristie Disbrow joined a local Moms in Touch group—a chapter of an international non-profit in which mothers gather together to pray for their children and their children’s schools. The first request received by the Brunswick County organization

Have a Holly, Jolly Christmas

As the stockings are hung in our homes this month, the cities and towns in which we reside will be donned with their own holiday trimmings. Southport is renowned for its annual Christmas by the Sea Festival, which takes place

Shop Small Saturday Sales

Below are tangible reasons to Shop Small Business Saturday, November 24th in the Southport-Oak Island Area. Shopping specials are only valid on November 24th between 9am-1pm. Although most will have additional specials the remainder of the day. The dining discounts

Shop Small!

My favorite part of the holidays is selecting gifts for my loved ones. I put lots of thought into what may make my mom smile on Christmas morning, and I can hear her saying in my mind, “Thank you, honey!”

Tried and True Traditions

I am not known for my cooking, but Thanksgiving is a “Michaux Family” holiday at the beach!  All of John’s family comes down (last year 16 came plus our 4!), and we take the boat and go at low tide

A Mission of Merriment:

What: Charles Dickens Christmas Festival When: Fri., Nov. 30th-Sat., Dec. 1st 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. both days Where: Historic Downtown Southport Cost: $10 covers both days Children 7-12, $5 • Children 6 & under, free Info: Just as

Christmas Open House

A Christmas Open House will take place in downtown Southport at participating businesses on November 2nd and 3rd from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. Look for the peppermint “Merry Christmas” flag to score great deals! Daily specials will

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