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2014-04-08 08:25:08

WILMINGTON, N.C., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Young students are exploring and learning about the state's barrier islands through a hands-on educational program supported by volunteers, a local nonprofit, the state, and the generosity of local businesses. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00170-a Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00170-b Nonprofit Masonboro.org president Richard Johnson, in partnership with North Carolina Coastal Reserve,...

2013-02-23 23:03:06

Wrightsville Beach Biathlon seeks best Runners and Stand Up Paddleboarders for Masonboro Trophy competition benefiting SUP Cleanup. Wrightsville Beach, N.C. (PRWEB) February 23, 2013 Four miles running the surf. Four miles stand up paddleboarding the sound. Relay team time to beat: 1 hour, 13 minutes 40 seconds. Jason St. Clair, event chairman, today announced call for entries to find the fastest Run/SUP relay teams in the nation for the 2013 Wrightsville Beach Biathlon. This year's race is...

2008-07-22 12:00:41

By Gareth McGrath, Star-News, Wilmington, N.C. Jul. 21--WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH -- The interlopers stepped up their pace when they recognized they had been spotted taking a shortcut through the bird preserve at the north end of this barrier island. But they couldn't move fast enough before they were intercepted by Angela Mangiameli, a conservation biologist with Audubon North Carolina. "They said they were sorry, that they didn't want to walk around," Mangiameli said as she returned to...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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