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STROLLING THROUGH BEAUFORT’S SEAFARING PAST:
Holiday Walk Features Historic Sites
Beaufort’s holiday tour reveals the town’s colorful history. Ann Green takes readers to various stops — including an apothecary shop, a historic jail, and a home with a link to the famed pirate Blackboard.
CORE SOUND TREES OFFER COASTAL FLAIR
Looking for coastal holiday decorations? Erin Seiling introduces a family who creates trees from crab-pot materials.
New Marketing Project Promotes Local Seafood
A new campaign focuses on seafood caught by commercial fishers, processed by seafood dealers and served in restaurants — all in Carteret County. Ann Green follows campaign volunteers as they learn marketing tips during a visit to the historic fishing port of Gloucester, Mass.
TRACKING OPHELIA THROUGH NORTH CAROLINA
Photos and first-hand accounts track the path of slow-moving Hurricane Ophelia along the coast of North Carolina.
Seahorses are unlike any other fish in the ocean. Jamie Harris delves into the science and the folklore of these interesting sea creatures sometimes found in temperate waters off North Carolina.
PEOPLE & PLACES:
The Freedmen of Roanoke Island: The Other Lost Colony
For many, Roanoke Island is synonymous with the Lost Colony. But could there have been more than one “lost” colony? Kathleen Angione explores the history of Roanoke Island’s Freedmen.
Shellfish Expo Features Clam, Oyster Dishes
Designed to promote North Carolina farm-raised shellfish, this expo includes a competition for Carteret County chefs touting their favorite recipes.