Southport NC


Light Up the Night Christmas Parade in Historic Downtown Southport

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 […]


US Open King Mackerel Tournament Postponed to October 30 & 31, 2015

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 […]


37th Anniversary U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament

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 […]


Casting Call For New Docu-Series Celebrating American Fishing Families

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. […]


Carolinas Connect Realty announces Grand Opening in Southport, NC

A national firm opens Carolinas office in Southport, NC.-Raises Money for Brunswick Literacy Council SOUTHPORT, NC May 4, 2015 –In true southern fashion, Carolinas Connect Realty greeted over a hundred people from the local community at a grand opening reception April 30th. The event also served as fundraiser for the […]


Phlock to the Beach Moves to April

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 […]


Calling All Artist to Southport 2nd Annual PAINT THE TOWN Plein Air Paint Out

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 […]


Bolivia, N.C. Selected for U.S. Navy Band’s Tour

MILLINGTON, TN Feb. 3, 2015 – America’s Navy is coming home to Bolivia, North Carolina, one of 32 cities in six states to host a performance by the United States Navy Band during its 2015 spring tour — one of the Navy’s signature outreach programs. The United States Navy Concert […]


NC Marine Debris Symposium News: Fall 2014

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 […]


New Hanover residents near Brunswick Nuclear Plant to receive KI tablets

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 […]