Rest, Relax, Recharge – Getting Cozy in Cape Fear

Posted by - May 7, 2017

  Written by: Kharin Gibson | Photographs provided by the properties, except for Angie’s Bed & Breakfast and Camellia Cottage, which were taken by Kathleen Fairall   With summer coyly peering from the horizon, our thoughts drift to scenes of a well-deserved respite away from the everyday grind. We muse over temperate days in a

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Cape Fear Independent Film Network: Working to Promote and Preserve Film in the Cape Fear Region 

Posted by - May 4, 2017

Written by: Claudia Stack | Photography provided by: Cape Fear Independent Film Network   Where in this area can independent filmmakers find talented, like-minded people and see cutting edge regional independent films? Since the year 2000, the answer to both of these questions has been: the Cape Fear Independent Film Network (CFIFN) and its namesake

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Aiming at Empowerment

Posted by - May 1, 2017

Written by: Kharin Gibson | Photographed by:  Jonathan C. Ward More than ever before, women are making great strides toward empowerment. The possibilities for today’s female are expanding, and women are continuing to chip away at stereotypes portraying them as the vulnerable and vacuous gender. Increasingly, women are harnessing their potential and steering the direction

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Kelly Oliver: Style Maven at the Helm of Oliver Clothing

Posted by - April 28, 2017

Interviewed by: Kharin Gibson | Photography provided by: Oliver Clothing   I met with Kelly Oliver, owner of Oliver Clothing, a casual, up-scale boutique in Wilmington, featuring chic, designer denim and sensible, yet edgy fashions for both sexes.  Being a female entrepreneur, Kelly agreed to answer some questions revealing what fuels her passion and where

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Success is not a Destination, but a Journey

Posted by - April 1, 2017

Written By: Kharin Gibson  |  Photographed By: Kimberly Dam Aside from indisputable talent, it is truly perseverance and determination that have propelled Chef Sokun and her husband Guillaume Slama, to continue realizing their dreams. As owners of The Chef and The Frog, a restaurant in downtown Whiteville, their profound resilience keeps this couple steadfast on

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