Economies that depend on tourism face some serious challenges in the 2020s, according to Edward T. McMahon, who is affiliated with the Urban Land Institute in Washington, D.C.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Fort Hancock Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated the organization’s 130th anniversary with the National Day of Service Oct. 11.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — The Carteret County Gamma Zeta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held a reception Oct. 8 at the Crystal Coast Country Club to welcome N.C. DKG State President Dr. Teresa Cowan and to honor its three newest inductees – Key Women Educators Rosa Langston, Ma…
NEWPORT — Over the last seven years, the Gingerbread Festival has grown into a “sweet” holiday tradition for the community, and organizers are working hard to make this year no exception.
While Gerald Ford gets top billing among former U.S. presidents who suited up to play college football, the first to do so in 1911 was Dwight D. Eisenhower.
MOREHEAD CITY — La Musique Club of Carteret County will sponsor its 31st annual Miss La Musique Pageant at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21 in the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at 900 Arendell Street, Morehead City.
CARTERET COUNTY — Rebekah Williams has vivid memories clamming and gathering oysters with her grandfather on his 10-acre oyster farm.
RALEIGH — For over 100 years, Girl Scouts has been committed to providing girls with a safe space to discover their potential through outstanding leadership programs, and studies show the organization improves girls’ confidence and makes them better prepared for life challenges.
EMERALD ISLE — With Halloween likely to be at least a subdued affair because of the coronavirus pandemic, Emerald Isle has planned a socially distanced event to make sure trick-or-treaters have fun and get some treats.
NEW BERN — Yes, the New Bern Historical Society knows where all the skeletons in New Bern are buried! And they’ll share some of those hidden secrets during the 30th Annual Ghostwalk, “Tales from the Underground,” Oct. 22-24. This year’s Ghostwalk will bring you the same great 13 vignettes,…
In 1946, investors formed a professional league known as the Basketball Association of America. Arnold Jacob “Red” Auerbach, coach of the Washington (D.C.) Capitols, wanted 6-foot-6 Horace Albert “Bones” McKinney to be the cornerstone of his squad.
Caroline Kennedy’s pet cat didn’t last long in the White House. Tom Kitten arrived in January 1961 but was diplomatically relieved of his duties as “First Cat” within a couple of weeks.
Sgt. Stubby’s reputation as a legendary American war dog was reinforced with the 2018 animated motion picture “Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero.” Film critic Inkoo Kang wrote: “I can’t say that the world needed this movie”...but yet she did.
ATLANTIC — The world is a better place when volunteers choose to help others instead of seeing to their own needs first.
CAPE CARTERET — Two years after it started, Cape Carteret’s project to honor military veterans is flying high, with more than 40 banners hanging from light poles along Highway 24 and other streets to memorialize those who have served their country.