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Leland Postmaster

Meet Leland’s Postmaster

Some say the town of Leland was born inside Gay’s General Store on February 10, 1898—all thanks to the post office. Back in 1897,...
Communities in Schools Brunswick County

Meet Bonnie Jordan, New Director of Communities in Schools

Positive changes are coming as Bonnie Jordan steps into the executive director role for Communities in Schools of Brunswick County. PHOTOGRAPHY BY Kristin Goode The newly...
State of Sports in Leland NC

Taylor Perkins Leads an Elite Basketball Team at North Brunswick High School

Following a record-breaking season that turned Taylor Perkins into a star, the North Brunswick High School basketball senior guard is heading to Salisbury. Perkins...
Mom Businesses in Leland NC

Leland Moms Mean Business

It’s said that a mother’s work is never done. When it comes to moms who also run a business out of their homes, this...
Artist Joanne Geisel

Artist Joanne Geisel Finds Balance

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

John Thompson: Brunswick County Board of Education Vice-Chair

Brunswick County Board of Education Vice Chairman John Thompson believes that strengthening schools begins with more support for teachers. PHOTOGRAPHY BY Mark Steelman John Thompson is...
Judge Wanda Bryant from Brunswick County

Brunswick County Native Judge Wanda Bryant to Preside Over Special Session

It was the mid-1960’s when Judge Wanda Bryant, a fourth-grader at the time, changed history. She switched schools. Bryant was part of a small...
Hogs in the Forest - Brunswick Forest

Hogs in the Forest: Brunswick Forest Rides

Look closely through the trees of Brunswick Forest, and you might just spot a hog coming down the road. Actually, many hogs live throughout...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Comedian Mike Santo

Mike Santo frequently visits two different worlds: he can be found standing on the nightclub stages on a Saturday night, then in front of...