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Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Extraordinary People: UNCW Vice Chancellor humbled by prestigious honor

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video Andy Griffith, Maya Angelou and even the talk show queen herself, Oprah Winfrey, have been recognized with one of the state's highest honors: the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. Alongside these Hollywood names is UNCW Vice Chancellor, Mary Gornto. She discovered the news of her award a few weeks ago at a reception in honor of her upcoming retirement. Full story...
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Soles is getting Order of the Long Leaf Pine

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Two weeks after cancelling the ceremony to receive the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, it appears former Sen. R.C. Soles will in fact get the award. Full story...
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Sen. Soles won't get award after all

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videoA Monday event in Whiteville honoring former state Sen. R.C. Soles, D-Columbus, has been canceled, Carolina Journal has learned. According to a man associated with the event who did not want to be identified, Soles decided Thursday to cancel the event awarding the Order of the Long Leaf Pine after Soles learned that CJ had been unable to find any record showing that former Gov. Bev Perdue approved the award. Full story...
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Embattled former State Sen. R.C. Soles getting state award

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video Former State Senator R.C. Soles is scheduled to receive the Order of the Long Leaf Pine next week. Full story...
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McKeithan receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine

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Former Cape Fear Community College President Eric McKeithan got a big surprise at a Rotary Club lunch today. He received one of the highest civilian honors in North Carolina. Full story...
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Firefighter honored for 50 years of service

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video Robert Kye started at the Winnabow Volunteer Fire Department when he was 15 years old, and 50 years later his passion for firefighting still burns bright. Full story...
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Efird receives prestigious honor as SBI investigation continues

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video This morning Carolina Beach Town Councilwoman and Mayor Pro-Tem Pat Efird received a very special honor. In fact, it's the highest honor the governor can bestow on a citizen. But the Order of the Long Leaf Pine comes as Efird is also under state investigation. Full story...
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Southport police chief honored

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videoOne of Southport's own has received the biggest honor of his career. Chief Jerry Dove says the beauty of Southport will keep him the town for a while. Full story...
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