Tobacco Farming in the Cape Fear: A Look Back

Posted by - July 15, 2017

Venture onto the rural roads that surround Wilmington and you are likely to see  tall barns that linger in the landscape, accidental monuments to an era when tobacco was the main cash crop for thousands of small farms across southeastern North Carolina.  Whether well maintained or falling in, the tobacco barns tell a story.  They

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Going To Market

Posted by - July 10, 2017

In April and October buyers for furniture stores and interior designers from around the world gather in High Point, NC to be wined and dined by furniture  manufacturers and vendors.  More than 100,00 people who are involved with home decor, furniture, or art gather in over ten million square feet of showroom space in 180

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What’s SUP ?

Posted by - July 10, 2017

Written by: Connor Davis | Photography by: Kimberly Dam On the northeastern point of Harbor Island, there is a small alcove filled with kayaks, paddleboards, bicycles, and even 6-person canoes. This treasure trove of water vessels is owned and maintained by Wrightsville SUP, a local water sports equipment rental company about to start its seventh

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Memory Over Matter: Local Comic Book Store Continues Spreading the Word

Posted by - June 29, 2017

Written by: Katelynn Watkins | Photography by: Arthur Green As technology grows more prevalent in our world, medical advances, tools that benefit teachers and students, and countless breakthroughs on all fronts move forward at breakneck speed. But some, Jake Motsinger of Memory Lane Comics included, can still see the benefit of returning to the basics:

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The Showboat Earns Its Name Again

Posted by - June 29, 2017

The Thalian Association Community Theatre will present the 1948 play Mister Roberts on the aft deck of the USS North Carolina 13 nights in July. Written by: Diana Matthews | Photography by: Kimberly Dam For 13 nights in July, the fantail of World War II’s most-decorated battleship will be transformed into the fictional supply ship

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