Insights

My Story: The Lessons of Literacy

In May, the Cape Fear Literacy Council is celebrating the return of our Luncheon for Literacy – outdoors at the beautiful Watermark Marina! We are honored that our keynote author is NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green. Jaki has a…

Bring the Magic of Beekeeping to your own Backyard

There’s something really special about watching honeybees. The way they gather at the entrance of their hive - some leaving, some returning, some resting, all communicating. You can focus on each individual bee with their specific role, playing their own…

What is Next?

Whether it be because of the “Great Resignation” or “Pandemic Flux Syndrome”, so many people are experiencing a level of confusion and instability that is intolerable. People leaving their jobs are asking themselves, “What do I really want to do…

Overcoming Vein Disease with the Power of One

Venous insufficiency, also known as vein disease, is an often underdiagnosed and frequently undertreated condition. This is especially the case when it comes to individuals in their 20s, 30s, and 40s. While varicose veins and spider veins can signal issues,…

Wilmington HOTWORX Takes Center Stage

With so many new people relocating to Wilmington, it can sometimes feel as if our little corner of the world is already in the global spotlight. Our general manager Anthony Sciscento recently added to the attention that our city receives…

Simple Ways to Add Storage Space to a Home

Whether your house is large or small, chances are you’ve wished for more storage space. Luckily, creating more storage space is a fairly easy fix; one that can be accomplished without the need to add an outbuilding or build an…

Your Retirement Portfolio: Simplicity is Your Friend

Planning for retirement involves a lot of considerations – replacing your working income, navigating a sustainable withdrawal rate, planning for healthcare costs and long-term care, estate and legacy planning, as well as tax and gifting strategies (RMD-leveling, withdrawal sequencing, Roth…

Continuous Improvement: the Secret to our Success

As a non-profit community, we at Plantation Village re-invest our revenue into the services and amenities that provide our residents with the highest quality maintenance free lifestyle available in our area. It’s just one of the reasons we are #AllAboutYou!…

McKee Homes - Community Updates

We’ve Moved! Being the rapidly growing North Carolina born and bred homebuilder we are, McKee Homes has relocated our headquarters to the North Hills area of Raleigh, NC.  In addition to the new corporate office, construction is currently underway for…

Homebuying In 2021

If you have become frustrated trying to find a new home in this crazy 2021 real estate market, you are not alone. A number of factors have combined to create the “perfect storm” seller’s market leaving homebuyers scrambling to submit…

New Cremation Garden Now Complete

It is a pleasure to announce the new cremation garden at Oleander Memorial Gardens is finally complete, as the finished product is the result of many long hours of effort, time, and planning. Located at the end of Greenville Sound…