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On BHI: Croquet, anyone?

Jul 11, 2024 • 5 min. read

The Bald Head Island Croquet Club has produced its fair share of hard-hitting croquet crusaders, with past club members inducted into the Croquet Hall of Fame in 2003. These days, it includes a thriving croquet community of 80 members and counting. ...

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From Sky to Landfall

Jun 20, 2024 • 6 min. read

Retired Lt. Colonel Allen Lamb was recently honored by representatives of The Society of Wild Weasels in recognition of the groundbreaking missions that he flew....

Lifestyles + Connections | Activities

Live Like a Local: Beach finds

Jun 20, 2024 • 6 min. read

Whether it’s your first summer in the Cape Fear region or you’re a beach pro, we’ve got tips to make the most of your sandy outings in the months ahead....

Lifestyles + Connections | Activities

Helping Hands: Pawsitive impact

May 3, 2024 • 3 min. read

Helping Hands is a recurring feature that spotlights older adult volunteer across the Wilmington area. In their retirement, Lisa Quigley and her greyhound, Bernie, have volunteered at area hospitals to cheer up patients and staff....

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Living like a local: Checking out CAM

Mar 21, 2024 • 4 min. read

Living Like a Local columnist Karen Bright visits Cameron Art Museum's latest exhibits....

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'Turning' to a new creative outlet

Feb 8, 2024 • 4 min. read

Kirk Brown has discovered that woodturning is an art taking dedication and perseverance, but the results can be timeless pieces that are passed on for generations....

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Living like a local: A visit to Battleship NC

Jan 30, 2024 • 3 min. read

Living Like a Local columnist Karen Bright shares why a visit to the World War II ship is worth the trip....

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Living like a local: New bites for the New Year

Jan 4, 2024 • 3 min. read

Living Like a Local columnist Karen Bright has suggestions for starting the new year off on the right dish with these local, longtime favorites....

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Law allows savers to boost accounts

Dec 21, 2023 • 4 min. read

If you are age 50 or older, and you have some extra funds this month, you might want to consider playing catch-up with your retirement savings. Catch-up contributions (that’s what they’re called) to your retirement account are covered in the Setting...


Lifestyles + Connections | Activities

On BHI: Croquet, anyone?

Jul 11, 2024 • 5 min. read

The Bald Head Island Croquet Club has produced its fair share of hard-hitting croquet crusaders, with past club members inducted into the Croquet Hall of Fame in 2003. These days, it includes a thriving croquet community of 80 members and counting. 

Lifestyles + Connections | Activities

From Sky to Landfall

Jun 20, 2024 • 6 min. read

Retired Lt. Colonel Allen Lamb was recently honored by representatives of The Society of Wild Weasels in recognition of the groundbreaking missions that he flew.

Lifestyles + Connections | Activities

Live Like a Local: Beach finds

Jun 20, 2024 • 6 min. read

Whether it’s your first summer in the Cape Fear region or you’re a beach pro, we’ve got tips to make the most of your sandy outings in the months ahead.

Lifestyles + Connections | Activities

Social clubs: Bringing joy and surprise to retirees

Jun 20, 2024 • 7 min. read

Social clubs that form within retirement communities – from bocce to bourbon – are boons for building new “people connections.”


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