Category Archives: Currents

Protectors of our Communities

  Paying homage to our local Police Men andWomen STORY BY: KRIS BEASLEY For the most part, we don’t often think about the Police until we are in need of help or their blue lights are flashing in our rear view

Just a Swingin’! FORE!

  Annual Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament takes place at The Lakes Country Club STORY BY: AMI BROWN The Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament is in Full Swing! The annual fundraiser golf tournament brings golfers from all over the country, being one of

NC Aquarium Visits Oak Island

  Learning and Exploring for All Ages STORY BY: DEAN BLAINE   On a recent Tuesday, Andy Gould, the Outreach Coordinator for the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, introduced an assortment of turtles from the aquarium to a group at

Hooray For Hollywood!

  Add It to Your Next Travel Itinerary. STORY BY: DEAN BLAINE The name is synonymous with glamour. Hollywood…land of movie stars and film premieres, flashbulbs and tabloid scandals. Home to sunshine and starlets, glitzy nightclubs and dreams come true. Hopefuls

Southern Hospitality

  Welcome to Your Home Away From Home STORY BY: LISA P. STITES Beaches, golf, boating and fishing. Southeastern North Carolina is truly a vacation destination for families and people of all ages. With some of the State’s finest beaches, Oak

Mother’s Day was started by a mother

  Of course! After all, they do know best! BY: JEFFREY STITES Anna Jarvis was moved after her own mother’s death in 1905 to promote a day set aside to honor mothers for their dedication to and sacrifice for their children.

Robert Ruark was Home in Southport

  Robert Ruark’s hollywood movie ‘Something of Value’ has roots in Southport BY: LINDA PUKENAS It was 1957 when theaters around the Country had posters promoting a movie starring up-and-coming actors Rock Hudson, Sidney Poitier and Dana Wynter. These young stars were

Ride the Tide

  Kayak race makes a big splash with all ages BY: DEAN BLAINE The Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department and the Adventure Kayak Company will host the 8th Annual Ride the Tide Kayak Float on May 7. More than 70

Cruisers Car Show

  “She’s a little deuce coupe. You don’t know what I got…” BY: LISA P. STITES Take a step back in time and see the best of what car manufacturers have been rolling out for the last 100 years at the Cape

Springtime Events

  Time to get outside and enjoy the weather BY: LISA P. STITES   We made it through another winter and dare I say, spring is finally peeking it’s head out. We’ve rounded up a few not-to-be-missed events around the

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