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Southport Mayor squashes rumors 4th of July Festival could be gone for good

Rumors have been swirling that the Fourth of July Festival will no longer be held in Southport, so Mayor Joe Pat Hatem is laying the rumors to rest.

City of Southport approves ordinance limiting vacation rentals

The Board of Aldermen in Southport has approved a new ordinance limiting short-term rentals after months of debate among residents.

Adapted Southport July 4 celebrations still filled with patriotism

The seaside City of Southport is home to the North Carolina Fourth of July Festival and, due to the pandemic, celebrations were a little different this year but the spirit of the holiday was alive and well.

Local artists gather for annual Plein Air Festival in Southport

On Friday and Saturday, the 2-day long annual Southport Plein Air Festival was held, hosted by 'Up Your Arts' and the City of Southport, where local artists from the area came together for the event.

Southport homeowners speak out on proposed vacation rental restrictions

The City of Southport is considering new rules that could severely limit the ability to rent homes short-term, holding a public hearing during a Planning Board meeting Thursday night.

Southport warns of Spring Craft Vendor Fair scam

"THIS IS A SCAM," they continued. "Please do not give them any personal information or money!"

NC Maritime Museum offers virtual programming, learning kits, exhibits this summer

The North Carolina Maritime Museum in Southport is usually bustling with activities in the summer, but this year all the fun has been moved online.  The museum is now offering a long list of virtual activities.

Vote today: Southport nominated for Best Coastal Small Town by ‘USA Today’

Southport, NC is one of 20 towns in the finals to be named to the 'USA Today' 10 Best Coastal Small Towns in America.  It is part of the paper's Readers' Choice Awards for 2020.

Proposed wastewater treatment plant causes Southport community controversey

A proposed wastewater treatment plant in Southport has residents fired up.

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Bipartisan bill leaves out key climate, clean energy steps

While the bill would make it easier for several kinds of structures to withstand severe weather events, it does not meet President Biden's pledge to reduce US dependence on fossil fuels.

Tennessee won’t incentivize COVID shots but pays to vax cows

The governor of Tennessee does not support offering a financial incentive for citizens to get vaccinated against Covid 19 but he does support reimbursing farmers for vaccinating their cows against several types of diseases.

Biles returns to Olympic competition, wins bronze on beam

Heavily favored to win several Olympic medals, Simone Biles will bring home the bronze for her scaled-back routine on the balance beam.

Pet Pals: 1-Year-old Tabby Cat is in need of a new home

This week’s Pet Pal is a 1-year-old Tabby Cat.