Actress Beth Grant was born in Gadsden, Alabama. She lived in several places in Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina, but she has always called Wilmington home. Beth graduated from New Hanover High School and served as a Page in the North Carolina Senate, attended the North Carolina Governor’s School for Gifted and Talented students, and […]
In 1934, Dr. Houston Moore envisioned a beautifully landscaped park surrounding the once disheveled Greenfield Lake. With the help of the Wilmington Rotary Club and other community civic organizations, his dream became a reality that took nearly a decade to accomplish. With this success came another vision, an annual festival that would showcase the beauty […]
As spring arrives, the family and staff at Lewis Nursery & Farms is busy setting up for the season. Cal Lewis joined the 3rd generation family business in 1982, and since that time his wife Jackie has helped run the operation. Throughout the years, their children and other family members continue to participate in the […]
Doctor Bob Cherry, as he is known by friends and family, sat down recently to fill me in on his current business and the path he took to get there. After graduating from New Hanover High School, where he played varsity golf and was on the team that won the 1998 NCHSAA state championship […]
If you’ve been in the Cape Fear region long enough, you’ve at least heard of Goody Goody Omelet House. Visiting the old-fashioned breakfast and lunch spot is quite the experience. To be sure, if you’ve been there, you know how good the food is, and the many options available on the menu to please your […]
It is with great pleasure that I introduce to you a wonderful friend, Laura Clark Beery. Laura recently returned to the Cape Fear region from Italy. Her husband Dana serves in the United States Navy, which has allowed their family the opportunity to live in and visit many places worldwide. Laura has some experience in […]
Born in Wilmington, NC on July 10, 1920, David McClure Brinkley realized his knack for news while attending New Hanover High School. Growing up in a house once located at the corner of 8th and Princess Streets, he spent many days delivering newspapers around town on foot or riding his bicycle.