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Katelynn Watkins

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Katelynn is a writer, digital media specialist for Sage Island, and grad student with Emerson College. She moved to Wilmington January 2017 to seek new career and educational prospects: in addition to more sunshine and salt air, of course. Relocating from Asheville, NC (where she completed her BA in Mass Communications at UNC-Asheville), Katelynn had the opportunity to work with nonprofits like LEAF Community Arts and to write for esteemed regional publication, WNC magazine. Since arriving in Wilmington, she’s been published by North Brunswick Magazine, Wrightsville Beach Magazine, and Cape Fear Living. In her spare time, Katelynn enjoys diving into a good book or working on one of her own passion projects. Following these interests, she began working toward her MFA in Popular Fiction Writing and Publishing September 2017 through Emerson College’s online educational program. She enjoys traveling whenever possible, and would often be found at concerts, movies, or theatrical productions if her schedule would more often permit. A fan of animals, Katelynn enjoys the company of two cats: Millie and Sunny. All three are willing taste-testers for her husband, Bobby’s culinary experiments, both professional and recreational.

Go Chicken Coop, a Fall Farm, Opens in Brunswick County

Go Chicken Coop Fall Farm Leland
Go Chicken Coop provides a place for fall family fun on a farm in Brunswick County. PHOTOGRAPHY BY JMB Designs The autumn season brings a certain...

Eagles Island Coalition in Wilmington Has Eyes on Environmental Education

Eagles Island Coalition Wilmington NC
Along the busy stretch of US 74/76/17 between New Hanover and Brunswick counties exists a veritable marshy wilderness, barely touched by the locals. But contrary...

Supporting Leland NC Small Businesses One Page at a Time

Leland NC Small Business
“I went to Shirley’s Diner for the first time about six weeks ago,” says Lara Bair, a resident of Leland for the past six...

The Yates Reflect on a Lifetime in Leland

Mallory Creek The Pines
Settled between the hustle and bustle of Wilmington and Southport lies the sleepier community of Mallory Creek Plantation, tucked within Leland’s sound borders. While...

Tennis for Kids at Brunswick Forest

Youth Tennis at Brunswick Forest Leland
Love counts for nothing; at least, so goes the saying in accordance with the rules of tennis. But for Chris Bartlett, independently contracted tennis instructor...

The New Student Representatives on Leland’s Parks & Rec

Parks and Rec Town of Leland Representatives
It’s an age-old question: how does anyone manage to infiltrate and comprehend the mind of a teenager? For the Town of Leland, and more specifically...

Artist Joanne Geisel Finds Balance

Artist Joanne Geisel
Joanne Geisel really puts herself out there. Day in and day out she finds herself on the scene –  whether that be in her studio,...