Eighth grader from Jones Middle School joined the N.C. Coastal Federation on a trip to Bear Island.

Exploring the Coast as an 8th Grader

Eighth graders from Jones Middle School joined the N.C. Coastal Federation on a trip to Bear Island. For many, it was their first time at Hammocks Beach State Park. As students filed onto the ferry boat, they were full of excitement and curiosity about the day ahead. On the island, they learned about barrier island…

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We All Scream for … Oyster Ice Cream?

We like our oysters any way we can get them — steamed, fried, baked, in soups and stews or just pried open and dotted with Tabasco. But we were surprised to learn that an ice-cream maker in Wilmington turns our favorite bivalve into a creamy concoction. With sprinkles, we hope.

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