With a renewed plan and design, a Burgaw Brewpub is on the way
Star News Online
"Burgaw Brewing, a 100-person capacity brewpub, is closer to reality in a historic space at 103 S. Wright St. Longtime local brewer Kevin Kozak is already thinking about the beer and menu at his new spot."
Big resurgence for small town Burgaw
[Begins on page 27] "According to American novelist Richard Russo, our country has always been a nation of small places, and as we lost them, we're losing a part of ourselves."
In push to revitalize old town square, Panacea owners opening new brew-pub Burgaw Brewing Company
Port City Daily
"BURGAW — With the support of an entrepreneur who made a fortune selling HotJobs.com to Yahoo in 2002, Wilmington kombucha-makers Artie and Robin Hill will open a brewpub in Burgaw as part of a push to revitalize the coastal rural town’s historic downtown square."
Wilmington Business Journal
"Now that Johnson is living in Wilmington, he hopes to use the same marketing skills that helped grow HotJobs to create a successful Burgaw Now campaign, which seeks to revitalize the small coastal town and bring businesses back to the area."
Entrepreneur Richard Johnson's Latest Project Aims To Boost Burgaw
Wilmington Business Journal
"Burgaw Now, a campaign to promote Burgaw, launched its website Friday ahead of the N.C. Blueberry Festival in hopes of bringing more businesses, including two restaurants, and reviving the farming town."
Historic Burgaw Depot | NC Weekend
"Visit Burgaw, NC (near Wilmington) to see the oldest standing train depot in the state, and learn about how a famous railroad helped build the town's history."
Harrell's Department Store Turns 115, launching online store
Star Newz Online
"Vernon’s grandfather moved away from the general store concept in the 1920s and changed over to a then-modern department store concept. Harrell’s Department Store in Burgaw is celebrating an important milestone this summer: its 115th anniversary."
Highway 6: Hollywood turned Burgaw into backdrop for films, TV shows since 1980s
WECT News 6
"It began with a silver bullet - Stephen King’s Silver Bullet to be exact. The werewolf horror film, starring Gary Busey and Corey Haim, filmed in Burgaw in 1982. Since then, the quaint town, with its historic courthouse, became the backdrop for at least 30 films and TV shows"
Historic Burgaw Depot is Pender County's Local Landmark
"Long before there was Burgaw, there was the Historic Burgaw Depot. Built in 1850 as a wood and water stop on the Wilmington to Weldon rail line, the depot predates the town by 29 years, making it the oldest standing train depot in North Carolina — and one of only two remaining antebellum depots (the other one is in Selma)."
Whats in a Name? Pender County Places
The Coastal Reserve
"The county seat was named for the Burgaw Creek and for many years, it’s been a local legend that the name had Native American origins. “It was kind of a good-natured joke,” said Mike Taylor, director of the Pender County Library. “That it came from a name that meant mud hole.”