Entries by Lauren Mobley

Employees Who Give Back: Rob Long

Rob Long, Bluewater’s IT Supervisor, helped raise money for children’s cancer research in September 2022 during National Childhood Cancer Awareness month. Rob raised money for The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a national childhood cancer research charity that helps fund lifesaving research in the United States.

Enchanted Interiors at Village West

This week’s Village West business spotlight is Enchanted Interiors, with business owners Marie, Ashley, and Cody. We asked them five questions to learn more about what their small business, Enchanted Interiors, offers and give them a warm welcome to Emerald Isle’s newest community! 

Style The Day Boutique at Village West

This week’s Village West small business spotlight is Style The Day Boutique, with business owner Polly. We asked Polly five questions to learn more about what her small business, Style the Day Boutique, offers and give her a warm welcome to Emerald Isle’s newest community! 

Carolina Kite Festival in Atlantic Beach

The Carolina Kite Festival, held in Atlantic Beach each year, is hosted over several days, with nighttime events on Saturday. This is a perfect “lazy day” event, where you can pack a lunch and a blanket and picnic in the sand with floating entertainment, music, and children’s events, like building your own kite.

Explore Emerald Isle’s Mini-Libraries

Emerald Isle Mini-Libraries Created as a project through the Friends of Western Carteret Public Library, ten Emerald Isle mini-libraries were installed across the island in 2022. Each structure is uniquely designed and donated by a local resident and maintained by a personal volunteer. These volunteers ensure the libraries are always clean and stocked with books. […]