Dining on the North Carolina Coast

Batchelor Book

Navigating the never-ending array of options that come with dining on the North Carolina coast can be nothing short of daunting. Whether you’re visiting the coast for the first time or you’re a long-time resident, the myriad options available can make it more challenging than ever to answer that age-old question, “What are we having […]

Annual Chili Fest in Havelock

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The annual NC Chili Festival be held on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16-17 in Havelock, and has a long history of raising funds to give to local nonprofit organizations in the community. Proceeds benefit a variety of nonprofit organizations, including the Cherry Point Young Marines, Craven-Cherry Point Child Development Center, Girl Scouts, March of Dimes […]


Gurganus - fish

Story and photos by Ben Hogwood Craig Gurganus opens the front door of his house on Pine Street, a wide, pockmarked residential road in the old “Union Town” section of Beaufort, and picks up a shark. OK, it’s a sculpture of a shark. And it’s not exactly designed to instill fear into its audience. Instead, […]