Category Archives: Letters from the Editor

Ghostly Update!

The article in last months issue called “Ghostly Tales” was based directly on the information in the book “Cape Fear’s Haunting Women” by Emily and Joseph Toone. The historic tale has been altered over time and we wanted to set

Letter from the Editor

Along the beaches and coastal towns in June, it’s not unusual to see cars loaded down with luggage, beach gear, bicycles and chairs. As an adult living in a coastal town I try not to obsess and lose my temper

December 2015 – Letter from the Editor

GLAD TIDINGS OF JOY As I sit down to write this letter I have an overwhelming desire to say so many things! With the end of the calendar year looming before me there is this little voice in my head


  In celebration of Small Business Saturday on November 28th, we invited local business owners to gather at Greenlands Farms in Bolivia. It was a special evening as we gave thanks to all that support our local economy. It was


Most of my childhood summer vacations began with a long drive! We lived in Ohio and New Jersey and my folks would pack up my brother, sister and I and we would make the long haul to Cape Hatteras, North

April 2014

Part of our goal—really, our job—in creating a community  magazine is to build a monthly resource that covers the interests of most of our demographic. For us, that means offering something for each member of our community: old and young,

March 2014

It may not seem like it now, but the close of the schoolyear will soon be here. High-school seniors are making plans to pursue college degrees, donning the gear of their soon-to-be home team. Juniors, meanwhile, are priming themselves to

February 2014

Call me a hopeless romantic, but this has been one of my favorite editions to create so far. As we were putting together the pieces, connections to our theme of weddings and love emerged where we didn’t expect them. February

December 2013

Merry Christmas! While some folks have said it’s too early for holiday music, I have to admit I’ve been playing it since mid-November. There’s just something about Sinatra’s “Silent Night,” Elvis’ “Here Comes Santa Claus,” and even Adam Sandler’s “The

November 2013

November is the perfect month to reflect on  what we’re thankful for. Thanksgiving is Thursday, November 28th. For many, the list includes family and friends and a roof over our heads. As the years change, timely specifics come into mind.

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