Carolina Government


College of Charleston to Host Mayoral Debate

CHARLESTON, SC July 27, 2015 – The College of Charleston’s Department of Political Science, in partnership with ABC News 4 (WCIV-TV), welcomes the City of Charleston mayoral candidates for a debate on October 14, 2015, at 7 p.m. at the College’s Sottile Theatre (44 George St.). “The 2015 mayoral election […]


Onslow County Health Department Opens New International Travel Clinic

JACKSONVILLE, NC June 23, 2015 – The Onslow County Health Department has a new clinic! Onslow County is one of the 17 counties in North Carolina whose Health Departments offer a complete line of immunizations and prescriptions to protect the health of those traveling abroad from diseases such as yellow […]


Sneads Ferry Community Plan public open house Thursday, May 28

JACKSONVILLE, NC May 12, 2015 – The Onslow County Planning & Development Department will host a Public Open House May 28 at the Sneads Ferry Community Center, 126 Park Lane, Sneads Ferry from 4 to 7 p.m. At the open house, community members the can view and comment on the […]


Good Clean Fun this Saturday, May 9th

Looking for some good clean fun this weekend?  Keep Onslow Beautiful is offering up two locations to come out and join your friends and neighbors for a beach cleanup. Beach cleanups are not only fun and educational, but they are extremely rewarding.  By cleaning the beach near where you live, […]


Underwater Obsessed: James J. Francesconi Reef Project

Being underwater obsessed in North Carolina means also having a complete and total addiction for the magical lore and exploration of shipwrecks. North Carolina holds the brass porthole to some of the World’s best diving and marine life habitat areas. Our mysterious “Graveyard of the Atlantic” is a proud heritage […]


Thom Tillis Raises Concerns Over Plan To Dismantle Pope Airfield’s 440th Airlift Wing

WASHINGTON, DC Feb. 20, 2015 – Following news reports that the Air Force is proceeding with its plans to dismantle the 440th Airlift Wing (AW) at Fort Bragg in violation of a legal mandate to first notify Congress, Senator Tillis raised his objections to such efforts in a letter to […]


“Don’t Do It Charlotte” Campaign organized against proposed nondiscrimination policy

Online petition launched and events announced to oppose proposal that allows for citizens to “self identify” which bathroom or locker room they prefer to use. CHARLOTTE, NC Feb. 18, 2015 – Several churches, non-profits and business leaders in the Charlotte area have organized to oppose a proposed expansion of the […]


NC Wildlife Commission Reschedules Public Meetings

UPDATED FEB. 16 at 2:35 p.m. RALEIGH, NC Feb. 16, 2015 — Due to anticipated inclement weather across the state, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has postponed four public meetings that were scheduled for this week. The public meetings, with new dates and locations, if applicable, are: Meeting Original Date […]


Onslow County Planning Department is Seeking Your Opinion on Sneads Ferry Community Plan

ONSLOW COUNTY, NC Feb. 11, 2015 – Robert Snead wouldn’t recognize his former home. Planners have been working nearly a year on a plan to preserve and enhance the unique features of Sneads Ferry through improved design elements, facilities, and services. Hundreds of residents, business owners and community stakeholders helped […]


North Carolina Senator Tom Tillis Praises Passage of Clay Hunt SAV Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Senate unanimously passed the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act, co-sponsored by Senator Tillis. The legislation directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct annual evaluations of the Department’s mental health care and suicide prevention programs to gauge their effectiveness and make […]