Southport NC


SOUTHPORT, NC Nov. 30, 2015 – “Oh what fun it is to ride” (or watch) the annual Light Up the Night Christmas Parade in downtown Southport! Congressman David Rouzer will be the parade marshal this year in one of Southport’s most treasured traditions, sponsored by the Southport Fire Department. Starting […]

Light Up the Night Christmas Parade in Historic Downtown Southport


SOUTHPORT, NC Sept. 30, 2015 – The 2015 U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament Board of Directors announced after much consideration and consultation about weather concerns due to Hurricane Joaquin, have postponed the tournament to October 30th & 31st.  The new tournament schedule will be as follows: registration on Thursday, October […]

US Open King Mackerel Tournament Postponed to October 30 & ...


October 1st, 2nd and 3rd at Southport Marina SOUTHPORT, NC Aug. 13, 2015 – The 37th Annual U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament is right around the corner. This year’s tournament will be October 1-3rd at the Southport Marina. The U.S. Open is one of the largest king mackerel tournaments on […]

37th Anniversary U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament



Los Angeles, CA July 24, 2015 – Noelle Cain (IMDb bio: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3691838/) is a producer on a new docu-series celebrating American Fishing Families who work the oceans of the United States! She is currently in search of multi-generational, commercial fishing families with 4+ family members who fish together, preferably off-shore. […]

Casting Call For New Docu-Series Celebrating American Fishing Families



RUN, PHLOCK, FLY & DRIVE SOUTHPORT-OAK ISLAND AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES NEW DATE AND SCHEDULE OF EVENTS PHLOCK TO THE BEACH-A BUFFETT STYLE BEACH BASH SOUTHPORT-OAK ISLAND AREA, NC March 6, 2015 – The Chamber of Commerce for the Southport-Oak Island area and Chapter 939 of the Experimental Aircraft […]

Phlock to the Beach Moves to April



SOUTHPORT, NC Feb. 5, 2015 – Calling All Artist to Southport, North Carolina: The historic City of Southport is celebrating world-class art in a hometown atmosphere with its second annual two-day PAINT THE TOWN Plein Air Paint Out. Southport’s Department of Tourism invites artists to participate in this exciting OUTDOOR […]

Calling All Artist to Southport 2nd Annual PAINT THE ...



Marine debris is a problem that continues to grow.  Our waterways and oceans are constantly polluted with a wide variety of marine debris ranging from polystyrene trays and plastic bags to derelict fishing equipment and abandoned boats. Marine life, such as several Fish species, Whales, Sharks, Sea Turtles, and Birds have been known to ingest […]

NC Marine Debris Symposium News: Fall 2014



NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC Nov. 3, 2014 – New Hanover County public health officials will provide free potassium iodide, or KI, tablets to New Hanover County residents who live within the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) of the Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant this week. The new KI tablets will be distributed […]

New Hanover residents near Brunswick Nuclear Plant to receive KI ...