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Allison Barrett Carter

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Old Baldy. Even as it ages, it becomes more majestic. It has defined not just an island but a lifestyle. Today the lighthouse on Bald Head Island beckons travelers, and as they arrive by ferry into the harbor, it...
It is hard to know where life’s road will lead. It is harder to know if you have the courage to follow it. Take Oak Island resident Ilene Evans. She never thought the road was leading her to be...
Larry Wall starts to tear up. "I am so sorry, I am going to get emotional," he apologizes. "But what we are doing here is preserving a legacy. A lot of these people, they're gone. But we have the duty...
Thanks to Claude and Melissa Pope, Bald Head Island residents welcome each full moon with a fabulous beach party for everyone. PHOTOGRAPHY BY Mark Steelman The sun sank in the west moments ago, but the crowd on the beach peers to...
As the new Chairman of the Brunswick County Board of Education, Ed Lemon’s goal is to get all kids prepared for future success. PHOTOGRAPHY BY Mark Steelman Ed Lemon is the son of a coal miner from West Virginia. He was...
According to Tamela Jones at the Brunswick County Department of Social Services ("DSS"), at any given time, there are over 130 children in foster care in Brunswick County. These children end up in the system because their own families...
While the world bemoans the death of the local bookstore thanks to large conglomerates like Amazon and Barnes & Noble, one little shop tucked away in Sunset Beach quietly chugs along, moving a slew of books through it doors. At...
When it comes to a school's identity and student body, the athletic program can be an influential force. When it comes to Americans, athletes themselves are some of the most powerful figures in our society. According to statistics, television and...
Age is just a number, and seniors all over Brunswick County are proving that. You only need to look at the recent North Carolina Senior Games awards to see the dazzling way Brunswick County seniors represent themselves. Every year since...
Jamie Worley is a mother, fitness enthusiast, blogger and Brunswick County resident. She has spent the past few months sharing her love of the area through a self-created Instagram challenge called #100daysofNCBrunswick. She set out on a mission to...