Category Archives: Biz Q&A

Deborah’s Place

Virginia transplant finds her way to sunny Southport Q: How long has Deborah’s Place been in business? A: We have been in business since 1997. We opened the first store in Ashland Va. Then moved to Fredericksburg, VA where we


Getting to know the folks at Southport Trading Company “A must-go to shop!,” “Sweet store with awesome things!!” are just some of the things people say about the little gift shop on Davis Street in Southport. It’s everyone’s favorite eclectic

Offering Holistic Wellness and more: Getting to know Sharon Faw and Cathy Johnston of Heart & Sol Wellness

Hearts & Sol Wellness provides lots of options for residents looking for a help physically, spiritually and mentally. Sometimes we need more than an apple a day to keep the doctor away. And sometimes even the doctor can’t help with

Four Legs Good

Local boutique supplies Southport’s pets and pet lovers with fun, funky gear

Inspirations Today and Signa Scents

Tucked inside the quaint cottage-style stores in Olde Southport Village Shoppes, Inspirations Today awaits shoppers with a plethora of unique items. Since its inception, owner Candy Padgett has been committed to purveying one-of-a-kind finds, many of which have special meaning

Boo & Roo’s

A Southport gift shop offers a warm smile with beautiful and trendy exclusive lines

E Salon and Spa

Between work meetings, school functions, keeping up with cleaning and yard work, it’s hard to find time to chill out, relax, and rejuvenate our souls. Yet “me time” is necessary to remain healthy and ready to handle anything we encounter

Color Me Carolina

Paige Brown made a home business into Oak Island's Color Me Carolina with the help of her sister, Melaney Robbins

Margaret Rudd & Associates, Inc., REALTORS®

Margaret Rudd Bishop, a Southern adventurer, vacationed with her family in Long Beach and once lived on a boat, all before putting firm roots down in Oak Island where she established her highly successful real estate company, Margaret Rudd &

Howe Outrageous Art Gallery & Marketplace

Southport is a mecca for art of every kind: painting, pottery, photography, jewelry making, and more. As a beautiful coastal town, it serves as inspiration for many creatives, including Kimberly and Rich Bandera. The couple—Kimberly a painter and potter and

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