MLK Day

Midday Interview -1/16/14
3:09 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Midday Interview: Hollis Brigs on Local MLK Jr. Day Events

Hollis Briggs Jr. (left) and Hollis Briggs

 

Hollis Briggs is the Event Chair for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration in Wilmington.  Events began this past Monday and continue through this coming Monday, which is the official holiday.  

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Local - January 17
8:41 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Southport Remembers MLK Through Community Activism

Monday marks the late Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. And the city of Southport will be commemorating the same way it has for more than twenty years—with a two-day festival that aims to inspire community involvement. This year the MLK Committee will also be celebrating the success its other initiative, Project Do Something. A joint effort with Brunswick County Schools, it serves to encourage students to perform acts of kindness and justice year-round—in tribute to Dr. King.

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