nearby coastal towns – southport, north carolina

June 1, 2018

It’s about that time again! Now that we’ve kicked off the start of summer, we’re cruising about 30 minutes south to Southport, North Carolina.  Also located in Brunswick County, Southport was named “America’s Happiest Seaside Town,” in 2015 by Coastal Living Magazine. This picturesque town takes you back to a simpler way of living. Decorated with history, surrounded by scenic views and painted in maritime heritage; Southport is known for their quaint… [Read More…]

united airlines adds new flights out of ilm

April 10, 2018

United Airlines watched it’s first non-stop flight take off from Wilmington International Airport on Monday morning. The airline will service two non-stop routes between ILM and Chicago O’Hare and between ILM and Dulles/Washington DC area. The addition of these two direct flights will benefit a broad segment of travelers and has been much anticipated by business travelers, residents to the greater Cape Fear region and those visiting our area. According… [Read More…]

i-140 wilmington bypass officially opens!

December 29, 2017

The long-awaited I-140 Wilmington Bypass has officially opened to traffic as of Tuesday, December 19. After 17 years in the making, a ribbon cutting ceremony on December 15th marked the completion of the $411 million highway. For Brunswick County residents, the completion of this final segment has been much anticipated. This new stretch of highway runs from the Highway 17/421 interchange near New Hanover County to U.S. 74-76 in Brunswick… [Read More…]