Category: From the Community

The Cape Fear region is full of interesting people from all types of backgrounds. Join us as we dive deep into the stories of the people who make Cape Fear so amazing.

paws4people

Changing Lives One Paw at a Time Written By: Amanda Lisk Photographed By: Tammy Pope PUPPIES, PUPPIES, PUPPIES! It’s puppy cuteness overload at the paws4people® Puppy Development Center in Castle Hayne as seven fluffy Golden retriever pups tumble over each…

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Diwali in Wilmington

Written By: Sesha Patel Photography By: Emma Claire Lisk The lights. The food. The performances. To someone passing by the Cape Fear Cultural Association of India’s (CFCAI) annual Diwali festival, it may just seem to be these three elements. To…

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The Power of Giving

Changing lives one gift at a time. Written by: Colleen Thompson Photography by: Raul Sojo Montes “I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.”…

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Part of the Familia

Written by: Colleen Thompson Photography by: Raul Sojo Montes Italians have many great sayings that embody the spirit of food, friendship, and family. My favorite is a tavola non si invecchia; at the table, you don’t get old. Italians never…

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Dr George: Wilmington’s Dermatology Darling

Dr. Rosalyn George shares all… Botox, fillers, lasers, and the inside scoop on exclusive new breakthrough treatments coming soon. Written By Amanda Lisk Photography By Melissa Hebert On the top floor of Howe Creek Landing, glass doors open into a…

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Fall Fashion Fusion – Meadowlark

As summer sets sail over the horizon, make way for edgy fall styles surely to delight. This season’s 2019 couture line-up fuses old with new as oversized sweaters of the 80’s and ankle boots of the 90’s re-surface. Denim hemlines…

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The Ice House

In the late 1800s, ice was valuable cargo. Ships docked in New England ports where large chunks of frozen lake surfaces were cut out, loaded up and covered with sawdust. The ships then made their way down the east coast…

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Howie Franklin: A Life in the Clouds

Howie Franklin spent 29 years in the United States Air Force, reaching the rank of Chief Master Sergeant. 24 years at Andrews Air Force Base in Special Missions Operations. 18 years on Air Force One. 25 years as Operations Manager…

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Taking the Leap at Skydiving Coastal Carolinas

Long Beach Road in Southport is an unassuming, treed country highway that stretches from the junction of 133 and 87 all the way to the Intracoastal Waterway, then continues to Fort Caswell under another name. Along this road you’ll find…

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