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…]