Category Archives: Currents

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

Contributing to the Future of Brunswick County!

Phillip A. Cook Memorial Golf Tournament impacting the lives of area children BY: DEAN BLAINE PHOTOS BY: KAY WOLFN   Phillip Cook wasn’t one to speak of his generosity. He never sought recognition. His sons Steve and Chad Cook didn’t know

Easter Events

                    BRUNSWICK CHURCH OF CHRIST 4934 Southport-Supply Rd SE, South- port, 910-454-0020 Sunday, March 27th,, Bible study at 10:00am and Worship service at 11:00am FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF OAK ISLAND 4608

More Than Just History & Tradition

          The Amuzu is a family affair for the Furpless family BY: LISA P. STITES The historic Amuzu Theatre in Southport has long been a part of the Southport landscape. For the Furpless family, it’s a place

A LOVE STORY: Bill and Debe McCartney

NAME OF COUPLE: Bill and Debe McCartney DATE OF WEDDING: June 27, 1970 WEDDING BUDGET: About $900.00, Made my wedding gown for $25.00 in Home Economics class. NUMBER OF GUESTS: 80 WEDDING VENUE: Shiloh Evangelical Lutheran Church, in Dover, PA RECEPTION


NAME OF COUPLE: Derek & Emily Klinefelter DATE OF WEDDING: November 11, 2011 WEDDING BUDGET: $2000.00 NUMBER OF GUEST: 40 WEDDING VENUE: Fort Fisher Beach off of the Rec Center RECEPTION VENUE: Hugh McRae Park Pavilion 5 CATERER: Anne Apparu-Hall (NY

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