The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has purchased property adjacent to its Sunset Harbor Boating Access Area to improve parking in the area.
The purchase—the first from the N.C. Waterfront Access and Marine Industry (WAMI) Fund—will also enable the commission to focus its resources on much needed renovations to the existing boat ramp on the Intracoastal Waterway. The WAMI funds will also provide funding to develop a small public fishing pier, said Gordon Myers, deputy director.
Ask Amber Rubio how long she lived at her last address and she is quick to answer, “31 years.”
For her entire life, Rubio has lived at one address, the home of her grandmother who raised her.
But for what seemed like forever, she dreamed of a home of her own, a house for herself and her children.
Rubio had been everywhere, talked to everyone and tried everything, from banks to credit unions, but she could not qualify for a mortgage loan. Then she turned to Habitat for Humanity for assistance, hoping for help in getting a dream home.
GRISSETTOWN—Timothy DeMatties of Seaside has found his professional niche doing something he never thought he would—building and repairing street-legal golf carts as a mechanic at the Golf Cart Outlet.
The opportunity to train for his new career was the result of a six-month span of unemployment.
People in Brunswick County know what it’s like to come home to flooded roads and damaged homes.
Living in a coastal area, local residents have experienced the devastating effects of hurricanes and tropical storms.
That’s why members of Camp United Methodist Church in Shallotte have opened their annual drive to fill “flood buckets” for the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) to provide aid during hurricane season.
Brunswick County code enforcement administrator Fred Morris is among more than 20 men who have signed on to compete in a womanless beauty pageant Saturday night in Little River, S.C., to benefit the Kayla Bennett Softball Scholarship Fund.
Bennett was a rising junior at North Myrtle Beach High School when she was killed July 26, 2007, in a one-vehicle crash outside Loris, S.C., attributed to speeding and drunk driving by another teen.