our local community’s dedication to breast cancer awareness month

October 18, 2018

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and with one in eight women in the United States being diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their life, this month plays a crucial role in teaching women and men about breast cancer, spreading awareness about prevention and the importance of early diagnosis and joining together to form a growing community of survivors and advocates. Our local community has numerous organizations that… [Read More…]

welcome to leland!

July 20, 2018

Located in northern Brunswick County, Leland is one of the fastest growing areas in the state. Home to Brunswick Forest, this small town consists of over 20 square miles and is a short 7 miles from the Port of Wilmington. The boom in growth surrounding the Leland area is in part due to low taxes, direct access to interstate transportation, and a strong and growing workforce, offering residents a desirable… [Read More…]

nearby coastal towns – carolina beach

May 15, 2018

We’re hitting the road again and cruising about 30 minutes southeast to one of our favorite coastal towns, Carolina Beach. Located about 15 miles south of Wilmington, Carolina Beach offers a fun-loving and relaxed atmosphere that will have you feeling right at home. Known for their easy-going beach vibe, this coastal towns offers tons of activities to keep you busy during your visit. CAROLINA BEACH STATE PARK A popular coastal… [Read More…]

battleship north carolina completes walkway

May 8, 2018

One of North Carolina’s most popular attractions, the USS Battleship North Carolina, has just completed a two-year long, $17 million renovation, which includes a new cofferdam and half-mile long walkway around the ship. Dedicating the new walkway to U.S. Veterans, the ship held an invitation-only ceremony on Thursday, April 26th. Since coming to her berth in 1961, the ship has had over 50 years of wind and water at the… [Read More…]

exploring ilm in the winter – colder weather activites

December 13, 2017

While we know that shorter days and longer nights lend themselves to bedroom slippers and fuzzy blankets, don’t miss out on all that our area has to offer during the winter months! Whether you’ve just moved to the area, or you’re a seasoned veteran looking for something new to get you out of the house, we’ve compiled a few of our favorite things to do while the warm, summer sun… [Read More…]