Another World: Bald Head Island

Posted by - August 1, 2017

Two miles off the coast near Southport there’s another world. You can see Bald Head Island from the mainland, low and tree covered, the geometry of the lighthouse—Old Baldy—rising above the green and leaves. A 20-minute ferry ride will take you there, and on the way you’ll shed the weight and troubles of the mainland

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Walk in the Garden

Posted by - September 21, 2016

Photography by Millie Maready September is replete with friendly invitations, and you can add a tour of some of the most delightful local gardens to your calendar. Lower Cape Historical Society’s annual Secret Garden Tour, a benefit for the historic Latimer House and its programs, is Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, September 25

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The Kitchen Door is Open

Posted by - September 9, 2016

By Anne Rose Neighborly visits on a lazy afternoon are friendliest when the invitation is to come on ‘round to the kitchen door. Steve and Suda Tuggle are gracious and enthusiastic downtowners, having opened their home for garden and home tours benefiting a multitude of Wilmington organizations. The purchased the Maria McKoy House in 2002.

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Mimosa Moments: the most important course of all

Posted by - September 9, 2016

By Lynn Ingram I went back to college at mid-life. I had plans to get more of an education, to add something a bit more meaty, more meaningful, maybe even more marketable to the bachelor’s degree I earned decades ago. Most of my friends thought that what I was doing was getting a master’s degree

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Landfall Foundation 17th Annual Art Show

Posted by - August 13, 2016

By Sara Beck | Make sure you have some free time between August 24 and August 27, when Landfall Foundation’s annual juried Art Show is scheduled to take place at the Dye Clubhouse. During these four days you will have an opportunity to enjoy yourself while viewing intriguing works of art and meet new people

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North Carolina Rice Festival – Celebrating History

Posted by - August 13, 2016

By Paige Brown | This year marks the third annual North Carolina Rice Festival. This two-day festival will take place September 17-18, 2016 at the brand new Brunswick Riverwalk in Belville. Food, fun, arts and crafts, educational activities, and live music will come together here in a celebration of the rich history of rice cultivation

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Hope for Warriors Invitational

Hope for the Warriors Invitational – Community Outreach

Posted by - August 12, 2016

by Sara Beck & Travis Harrington | With celebrity guests baseball Hall-of-Famer Johnny Bench and World Series champion Doug Flynn, the annual Hope For The Warriors Invitational will be hosted at River Landing Country Club in Wallace, North Carolina. The event raises both awareness of the sacrifices made by the men and women serving in

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Wilmington Junior Golf Academy: golf and discipline

Posted by - August 9, 2016

By Thomas Colantuono | The Wilmington Junior Golf Academy teaches children to golf, but for the past 9 years, the primary goal of the non-profit organization has been to instill ideals of discipline into the lives of children and young adults from varying socio-economic situations. The Junior Golf Academy works to strengthen the community, while

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Sea Turtle Rescue: Making a Way to the Ocean

Posted by - August 4, 2016

By Heather Gordy | Friday night late April of 2013, a female sea turtle washed ashore along the coast of Wrightsville Beach, becoming trapped once the tide receded. Hopeless and weak, she remained there through the night waiting for rescue or whatever came next. Sand blew in the wind slowly building over her face and

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Home for the Brave

Posted by - July 5, 2016

By Alex King | When someone is willing to sacrifice their life to protect us, the American people and our freedoms, we must hold these heroes in the highest regard, which is the lesson in this remarkable home for the brave – a community effort with GySrgt Thomas McRae at its center: a soldier, a

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