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Allison Barrett Carter

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Allison is a writer who relocated to Leland from Chapel Hill with her husband and two sons. After a career in content marketing and overseeing the launch of the NC Blogger Network, she was excited to find a career with the Magazines that merges her passions: journalism and online content to enhance community. Her creative writing essays have appeared in places such as New York Times, Washington Post, Today's parenting, Redbook, Verily Magazine, Women's Running, Role Reboot, elephant journal and numerous print anthologies, such as Chicken Soup for the Soul and Double Bind (a Norton anthology). Allison loves watching her sons play on the beach and paddling the river behind their house.

A Peek Inside: The Bellamy Mansion at Christmas

Bellamy Mansion Holiday
For this edition of our monthly feature, A Peek Inside, it's a holiday special. We are taking you inside the historic Bellamy Mansion Museum,...

Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Holiday Gift Guide 2017
As you head out this season to shop for gifts, consider supporting these locally owned businesses! With a crisp, just-cut forest fragrance that evokes seasonal...

Leland’s Christmas Tree Lighting 2017: Photo Gallery

On a gorgeous Friday evening, the Town of Leland gathered to light the town's Christmas tree in front of Town Hall, a now-honored tradition....

Rachel Stroup at Charter Day School “Graduates” to Dean

Rachel Stroup Charter Day School
Rachel Stroup was at a crossroads in her life. She had graduated from Lynchburg College and moved to Wilmington to live with her mom...

A Peek Inside: Liberty Landing Home Celebrates Coastal Living

Leland NC Real Estate
Life on the coast is a gift, and this house celebrates all that coastal living offers. A stunning waterfront sunrise greets you every morning...

Switchin’ Gears in Wilmington Gives Beyond the Spoke

Switchin Gears in Wilmington NC
Besides providing bicycles for people in need, the nonprofit Switchin’ Gears in Wilmington creates friendships and provides hope. For Dusty Casteen, the journey to where...

Springbrook Farms Brings Horses to a Home in Leland

A desire to rescue work horses led Janet and John Pucci to a pioneering Wilmington’s future and establishing Springbrook Farms. PHOTOGRAPHY BY Mark Steelman Thirty years...

How’s Howie: The Handicapped Beagle’s Touching Story

Rooting for the underdog, the littlest guy being the hero … these are the stories that capture our attention again and again. Howie the...

A Peek Inside: Scenic Croft Point Home Enjoys River Views

Home on Brunswick River in Leland NC (3)
Here in Northern Brunswick County, there are many neighborhoods hidden on the Brunswick River that invite residents to look out over the views and...