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Fun on the Farm

Fun on the Farm

For more than 40 years, Miss Sally Martin has offered good, old-fashioned farm-life and nature experiences at Ashton...

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The Ultimate Challenge

The Ultimate Challenge

Four new Topsail-area businesses — Topsul Nutrition, Sea Blue Coffee & Gifts, unWINEd and Burry Chocolates — have faced the challenges of opening during a pandemic, but they’re confident they’ll...

Crooked Lines

Crooked Lines

Scott Franko of North Topsail Beach reflects on his journey from Indiana to Topsail Island. I remember taking a creative writing class as a freshman in college way back in 1984. I recall how much I...

The Show Goes On

The Show Goes On

Sneads Ferry Community Theatre has been entertaining locals since 2002 and shows no signs of slowing down. Theatre is alive and well in Sneads Ferry, where throughout the year members of the...

A Win-Win-Win

A Win-Win-Win

Coral Cottage’s Hide Your Roots fundraiser benefits hairstylists who have been out for work for weeks. Of all the things we miss during stay-at-home and social-distancing orders, taking care of our...

Emergency Dental Care

Emergency Dental Care

Don’t worry — Pierpan Dentistry is still providing emergency care despite the stay at home orders. With so many drastic changes in our everyday lives now that we are sheltering at home, it’s...

Weathering the Storms

Weathering the Storms

Sandi Lowry of Mia’s Marketplace talks about the trials and joys of owning a small business. When Sandi Lowry moved to North Carolina from Pennsylvania 10 years ago due to her husbands’ job...

Fitness the Right Way

Fitness the Right Way

Coastal Fitness in Hampstead is focused on lasting lifestyle changes, not quick fixes. Fitness centers can tend to be intimidating. Many such facilities focus on losing weight, building muscle and...

Got Their MOJO Working

Got Their MOJO Working

How Mojotone in Burgaw became a key planet in the music universe. Fun fact: Burgaw, North Carolina, has become a familiar address for some of the most famous artists in rock and country music, not...

Your Guide to Surf City

Your Guide to Surf City

As marketing and facility rental coordinator at Surf City Welcome Center, Audrey Goyer loves showing others all the great things about her new coastal hometown. A native of Loveland, Ohio, a small...

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