Wilmington’s Walk of Fame: 20 years later

Posted by - September 15, 2017

Written by: Monte Coughlin | Photography by: Monte Coughlin and used with permission from Nancy Bullock for this article What do a 19th century architect, two former NFL quarterbacks, a world famous opera singer, and Grammy award winning country music legend all have in common?  Each of them spent a part of, or most of their life, in

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Bald Head Island Conservancy

Posted by - August 17, 2017

The Bald Head Island Conservancy has served as the environmental and education beacon of BHI since its founding in 1983 by Dr. Thad Wester.  The Wester family had moved to BHI in the early 1970s as part of the ‘Generator Society’, and it was Dr. Wester’s passion for the island’s magnificent habitats and species that

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A Splendid Jaunt on the Appalachian Trail: Carver’s Gap to Grassy Ridge Bald

Posted by - July 10, 2017

Written by: Doug Franks | Photography provided by: Appalachian Trail Conservancy The world’s longest hiking-only footpath, the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) is a 2190 mile stretch, traversing fourteen states, from Mt. Springer, GA., to Mt. Katahdin, ME. Along the way it takes in the southeastern portion of the country’s highest peaks and arguably its most stunningly brilliant

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