Back Bay-Knotts Island Waterfowl Festival brings collectors, carvers and families to Creeds to celebrate artistry

BY JOHN-HENRY DOUCETTE CREEDS — More than 400 people attended the second annual Back Bay-Knotts Island Waterfowl Festival at the Creeds Ruritan Community Complex this past month.  The event, organized by Chris Ludford and Jimmy Coppedge, grew in its second year… Continue Reading


Ducks or not, some hunters take shot at drawing for blinds

THE INDEPENDENT NEWS KNOTTS ISLAND, N.C. — During that last weekend of duck season, after a lack of ducks, several folks still gathered at the Knotts Island Market early on a Saturday morning to potentially draw for a blind at the wildlife… Continue Reading