Category Archives: Biz Q&A

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

Biz Q&A: European Touch

Relaxation is the goal of every spa guest. Yet in the age of our world where organic rules, the chemicals utilized by most spas can make anyone nervous. In Southport, European Touch is a “green” spa run by Irena Sedivy,

Biz Q&A: Merry Maids

It’s a common saying: “There’s not enough time in the day.” There aren’t enough hours to work, clean, cook, spend time with family, exercise, sort mail, help the kids with homework, and get enough sleep to do it all again

Biz Q&A: Bridgers Landscaping, Pools and Spas

A family-run business thrives from a long history of green thumbs

The Painted Mermaid

Owner Amy Atwell discusses her decisions to exit 'big box' retail and to feature local wares

Generations Church

Many marriages in America are built on the foundation of religion. Thus, couples often look to their church’s leader for counseling before the wedding and during their matrimony. In Southport, members of Generations Church rely on their lead pastor, Troy

Biz Q&A – River Road Animal Hospital

For last year’s pet edition, Dr. Alyssa Travis of River Road Animal Hospital answered a few questions about how to care for pets, along with veterinarians of Southport Animal Hospital. This year, we get to know Dr. Travis a little

Biz Q&A: Lantana’s Gallery and Fine Gifts

In downtown Southport, Lantana’s Gallery and Fine Gifts serves as a haven for many regional artists and craftspeople. It’s also home to the Meehans, a family of artists and small-business owners. We caught up with the daughter of the group,

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