2015 Christmas by the Sea Parade

on 10/23/2015 - 03:49 pm

Spread the cheer, Christmas is almost here! The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce kicks off the holiday season with the 29th Annual Christmas by the Sea Parade on Saturday, December 5th at 2pm on Oak Island.  Bring your family out to enjoy the holly jolly parade which celebrates all that is Christmas by the sea. The parade begins at 2pm at the Oak Island Town Hall, 4601 E. Oak Island Drive, traveling Oak Island Drive and ending at McGlamery Street.  Over 65 spirited units will be in the parade including beautifully decorated floats, which will be competing in the annual decorating competition. The float decorating competition will recognize 1st & 2nd Place winners i ...

Premier Fitness Studio Ribbon Cutting

on 10/21/2015 - 05:16 pm

The weather is cooling off, and the bathing suits will soon be stored away but don’t let that signal time to stop working on your summer beach body.    The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce had the pleasure of holding a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Premier Fitness Studio located at 8164 River Road, Southport.    Premier Fitness Studio is a personal training studio, with individual fitness training, nutritional coaches and small exercise class sizes where instructors can focus on providing you with a more individualized workout. Left to Right: (Front Row)Clay Weed; Chasity Weed; Cherish Weed; Christi Weed, Trainer & Class Instructor; Christy G ...

Construction begins on new health and wellness complex in Brunswick County

on 10/15/2015 - 06:18 pm


Construction is underway for a two-story, 26,000-square-foot medical complex near the west entrance to St. James Plantation, called Dosher Wellness Center. It will be operated by Dosher Memorial Hospital. St. James and Summit Healthcare Group, a private developer, have formed a partnership to finance and construct the building shell at a cost of $6-million.
After that phase of construction is completed, Dosher will invest another $1.9-million to equip the facility for the specific health and wellness services offered.
Outpatient services planned on the first floor include physician offices for primary care, cardiology and rotating specialists, cardiac rehabilitation, physical therapy, x- ...

Southern Living Inspired Home on Bald Head Island

on 10/15/2015 - 05:51 pm


A Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held last weekend for the first Southern Living Inspired Home on Bald Head Island. The home will be open for public tours beginning Oct. 10, and every weekend through Nov. 29, 2015. The house is beautiful but our favorite part of this house was the sleeping porch.
Hand-picked by the magazine's editors, Cape Fear Station on Bald Head Island joins a small collection of elite developments awarded the Southern Living Inspired Communities designation, characterized by charm, taste and Southern spirit," said Kristen Bryan, Associate Director Marketing for Southern Living.

Homes within the Southern Living Inspired Community at Cape Fear Station capture the best o ...