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In and Around the Area

Links to Newspaper articles appearing in and around New Hanover and Pender Counties and the town of Atkinson.

1. Hillary Duff filming "Provinces at Night
(Filming in Wilmington, New Hanover County)

2. Hillary Duff Dishes on Locally filmed "Provinces at Night"
(some scenes done in Atkinson, Pender County)

3. Atkinson Referendum - Water Supply
(Vote to approve bond referendum)

4. Life Stories - Colon Corbett
(As told by his children)

5. Memorial for William Hezikiah Lewis - Founder of Atkinson
(Includes information on beginnings of town of Atkinson.)

6. Land of the Blues
(How blueberry farms got started in Pender County, by whom (Harold Huntington)
and some owners now (Chester Barnhill - 3rd Cousin 1X Removed)

7. Blueberry Festival
(Held in Burgaw, Pender County)

8. Antique Sale & Show - Burgaw Depot Story
(Held in Burgaw, Pender County)

9. Historic Burgaw Depot Renovation Near Completion - Fundraising Continues

10. Burgaw Depot Part 1 - Site of Civil War Prisoner Swap

11. Burgaw Depot Part 2 - Historian Finds Evidence of Civil War Attack of Depot

12. Burgaw Depot Part 3 - Depot is Early Heart of Burgaw

13. Town of Atkinson - 100 Years Old - Centennial Celebration
  Wilmington Star News Article

14. Town of Atkinson - 100 Years Old - Centennial Celebration
  Pender Post Newspaper Article

15. Battleship USS North Carolina-featured-on-Ghost-Hunters

16. New Pender County Tourism Website

17. Atkinson Volunteer Fire Department - Fundraiser

18. Swamp-Loggers-bring-television-cameras-to-Pender-County

19. People News - Rivenbarks Give Back to their Community

20. Colon Corbett - Military was Duty for Veteran of Korea

21. Pender Considers Possibility of Holding County Fair

22. Farming-is-a-way-of-life-for-Atkinson-man

23. Blackbeard's Ship Expedition Starts At North Carolina Site

24. Back Then - Battleship heads for home in 1961

25. Jennifer Wayne Named Azalea Queen

26. Azalea Queen Portrait Sitting Photos

27. Blueberries Thriving in Southeastern North Carolina