Next Big Thing: The Simplified Island

We’ve taken a look at how businesses have grown over the past decade, and now we want to look forward to the next ten. We are so excited to spread the good news of The Simplified Island, helping busy families simplify and organize their homes utilizing the KonMari Method™. Y’all, we have our own Marie Kondo-inspired organization solution right here…

Family is the Constant Amidst EJW’s Growth

EJW Outdoors is a Morehead City staple that was first opened as a bike shop, then expanded to a full-service hunting and fishing store. Since 1946, EJW has taken a great deal of pride in their depth of knowledge and expertise that encompasses the outdoor lifestyle. EJW is a local, family business through and through. Known simply as The Bike…

Transforming How We Ship

Did you know that Emerald Isle is home to one of the fastest-growing companies in North Carolina? Transportation Impact does more than save their clients money on shipping – they keep community relationships and giving back at the top of their priority list.   You may have never heard of Transportation Impact (TI), but they have been making local and…

Sailing to Success with Shearline

Shearline Boatworks has a passion for innovation, quality and, of course, the water. As a result, Shearline produces some of the most esteemed, softest riding boats on the water. The past decade has been strong for this local business, and their recent expansion endeavor, Shearline Brokerage & Service, will certainly launch this Carteret County company into a strong upcoming decade…and…

Kosta’s Local Restaurant Empire

When clients who are new Carteret County residents ask for restaurant recommendations, we often send them straight to one of Kosta’s restaurants. Whether you’re enjoying the fresh catch at Table 9, a delicious appetizer at Red Fish or a quick lunch burger at Morehead Burger Co., these popular, local eateries have it all: atmosphere, great service and mouth-watering food. Dining…

Featured Home: 143 Bowen Street

This listing at 143 Bowen Street is confirmation that a home can be spacious and bright, with high ceilings and sky-scraper windows, yet feel immediately warm and welcoming with a snug and comfortable vibe. There is an atmosphere that invites you to stay and linger, where people are at ease and happy. As soon as you step inside you’ll recognize…

Featured Home: 123 Sound Drive

Written by Landie Canfield The feeling of nostalgia is strong on Atlantic Beach. The beaches, the swim shops and low slung motels that still populate the area are a throwback to simpler times and easy, fun family days spent strolling the shore for leisure. The Circle was once the place to be on Friday nights and beyond… go carts, pinball…

To Carteret County, With Love

“Does anyone ever realize life while they live it…every, every minute?” Our Town, Thornton Wilder Dear Carteret County, Arriving in a new town brings with it new feelings, a sudden and sometimes powerful onslaught of them. It’s as if the discovery of a previously unknown place comes equipped with either a warning or a welcome. But, like a romance, the…