The NC Holiday Flotilla that Wrightsville Beach and Wilmington residents have come to know and love is plotting a new course this year. To preserve the Thanksgiving weekend tradition and keep the festival afloat for a 38th consecutive year, the flotilla board has modified the event to account for the social distancing and safety guidelines…

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Thanksgiving is usually one of the nation’s busiest travel holidays. This year, however, many of us are sticking close to home. Living in the time of a global health crisis has highlighted the importance of our local community and its resources. It may take extra effort to focus on our blessings during such a trying…

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Correction Thanks for listing my son, Connor Barth, as Notable Names in Wilmington in your recent issue of Wrightsville Beach Magazine (“Notable Names,” October WBM). Connor lives on Wrightsville Beach and is very involved with helping quietly fundraise for many of the businesses on the island during COVID. I wanted to let you know that…

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This is the fourth column written for me by contributing writer Christine Gonzalez since my injury. While my arm is better almost every day, the bone has not yet been pronounced unified and there are some major range-of-motion issues, so there is a path to healing still in front of me. Your prayers for continued…

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