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The 1959 North Carolina General Assembly passed a bond issue to fund the Port Authority's construction of the Southport Boast Harbor. The facility was dedicated in 1965, but forty years later, the marina was showing its age. Lea discusses the innovative design, on both land and water, in the new marina at Southport.
In this second in a series of interviews with candidates for Governor of North Carolina, Leutze interviews Democrat Richard Moore and Republican Pat McCrory for their views on the future of the coastal region.
North Carolina's largest Red Bay has been discovered in Wilmington. According to the North Carolina Division of Forest Resources, the tree has a circumference of 121 inches and an estimated crown spread of 46 feet. The Red Bay tree is far larger than the state's previous record holder. Red Bay is a native North American evergreen tree.