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Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/18/2007 - 1:35pm.READ MORE:
Virgil Roberts's grandfather, Peter Robinson, owned half of Holden Beach in the '30s. Now Roberts's real estate company owns about 90 percent of Holden Beach. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/06/2007 - 2:34pm.READ MORE:
The Sunset Beach swing bridge is actually a barge with a house and roadway built on top. It's only one lane. A traffic light at each end signals drivers, coming and going, when it's their turn to travel from the mainland to the island. Full story...
Submitted by Meghan Torjussen on Tue, 09/04/2007 - 10:39pm.READ MORE:
A walk down the shore of one Brunswick County beach town will bring you to bird island. There, a lone mailbox holds the private thoughts of visitors, who are brought together in spirit. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/31/2007 - 11:37am.READ MORE:
Niels Jorgensen's success story starts far from Burgaw in a small island village in Denmark. As a high-schooler Jorgensen went to South Carolina as an exchange student quickly falling in love with the American south. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/31/2007 - 11:26am.READ MORE:
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/28/2007 - 11:04am.READ MORE:
For more than a century folks in the Pender County seat have known one name when it comes to shopping: Harrell's. We visit the fourth-generation running the family business in this edition of Cape Fear Pride. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/23/2007 - 10:43am.READ MORE:
Many of us have flown in planes, but have you ever flown in one that doesn't have a roof? NewsChannel 3's Dana Brancato did just that in a rather famous plane in Southport. The name of the plane is Carolina Girl. She was built in 1942 and originally used in World War II as a military training plane. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/22/2007 - 3:46pm.READ MORE:
From torpedoes to shipwrecked artifacts, the Maritime Museum in Southport has something for everyone, including pirate enthusiasts. The museum has a display with recovered items from one of the ships from the most feared and famed pirate -- Blackbeard. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/21/2007 - 8:57am.READ MORE:
The Town of Southport is known for its quaint homes and historic background. The self-guided walking tour is popular among tourists and residents alike. Once known as the Town of Smithfield, there is a lot of history behind Southport. With nearly two dozen attractions listed on the walking tour, four stand out. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/15/2007 - 3:50pm.READ MORE:
He is almost as much a fixture on Carolina Beach's north end as the sun, the sand and the surf. For at least eight hours a day, 200 days a year, Twig Wiggins dons his favorite hat and plants himself in his beach chair hoping the fish are biting. Full story...