Monthly Archives: December 2017

News from the Ghost Island of the Outer Banks

NEWS FROM THE GHOST ISLAND OF THE OUTER BANKS By Ray McAllister One of the things I do on the side — and one of the most rewarding — is edit the newsletter of the FRIENDS OF PORTSMOUTH ISLAND. The … Continue reading

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And the WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH winners are …

Our giveaway of 10 signed copies of the newly re-released 10th Anniversary Wrightsville Beach: The Luminous Island brought more than 1,000 entries — 1,072, to be exact — according to Goodreads. Here are the 10 WINNERS, selected by Goodreads: Lorraine … Continue reading

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And the “FLIGHTS OF FANCY” winners are …

Our giveaway of 3 signed copies of the new FLIGHTS OF FANCY: Stories, Conversations and Life Travels with a Bemused Columnist and His Whimsical Wife, by Randy and Barbara Fitzgerald, brought 583, entries, according to Goodreads. Here are the 3 … Continue reading

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CAMPAIGN FEVER … CHARLEY McDOWELL STYLE

SECOND ACTS CAMPAIGN FEVER Half a century later, Charley McDowell still delivers laughs and hope BY RAY McALLISTER Boomer magazine, Dec. 2017 – Jan. 2018 I have just emerged from an election campaign that was surprisingly entertaining. No, not last … Continue reading

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