JACKSONVILLE, NC Mar. 7, 2014 – Sneads Ferry Branch Library continues the move into the new Sneads Ferry Branch Library and Environmental Education Center. Unfortunately weekly programs such as storytimes scheduled for Mar. 10-14 must be cancelled. Astro4Girls has been rescheduled for Mar. 25 at 4:30 pm. American Girls will still take place Mar. 22 at 10:00 am. Updates will be released as schedules firm up. Immediate information will also be disclosed at: https://www.facebook.com/OnslowCountyPublicLibrary , https://www.facebook.com/government1 , http://www.onslowcountync.gov/library/ and via Twitter. The branch telephone number is 910.327.6471. We apologize for any inconvenience and invite you to join us when we open the new facility.
Sneads Ferry NC
Sneads Ferry, NC: Established in 1728 with a ferry by Edmund Ennett. By 1759, two ferries operated there from each bank of New River with Robert Snead as the proprietor of the ferry on the north shore which later became known as “Sneads Ferry”. The village has been heavily dependent on the seafood industry. Home of the Sneads Ferry Community Theatre.
JACKSONVILLE, NC Feb. 25, 2014 – The buzz around the Onslow County Library and Onslow County Museum is palpable. Preparations to move to the Environmental Education Center and Library in Sneads Ferry are underway. The current Sneads Ferry branch library will close Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. to begin the move. The transition to the new 6,500-square-foot library will begin March 3. The new location at 1330 Highway 210 will open to the public on or before March 17. The Environmental Education Center will open in early April with a public open house featuring Onslow County department demonstrations, environmentally themed giveaways and light refreshments. Sneads Ferry citizens will have access to library services at three locations; the Main Library located […]
Senator Harry Brown CONSTITUENT UPDATE Jones and Onslow Counties- 6th District 300-B Legislative Office Building 300 N. Salisbury Street Raleigh, NC 27603 Phone (919)-715-3034 Fax (919)-715-7586 E-mail email@example.com February 20, 2014 This is just a reminder that my office will be accepting applications for the North Carolina Senate Page Program through Friday, February 28, 2014. This program allows youth the opportunity to see first-hand how laws are made by participating in the legislative process. Each page is appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate upon the recommendation of a Senator and serves for one week when the General Assembly is in session. The General Assembly will reconvene for the 2014 Short Session on Wednesday, May 14. Applicants […]
SNEADS FERRY, NC Feb. 21, 2014 – The Sneads Ferry Community Council is seeking Volunteers to assist in events planned throughout the year. The Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival August 9th & 10th, Bingo Community Theater 5K Shrimp Scamper Neighbors helping Neighbors Community Dinners Winterfest Please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Tips to Stay Safe during Winter Weather EASTERN, NC, Feb. 11, 2014 – As the southeast once again braces for winter storms, the Eastern NC Region of the American Red Cross is preparing to respond if needed. Five teams of Red Cross shelter volunteers are on standby in the Cape Fear, Coastal Carolina and Onslow County Chapter areas in the event that shelters need to be opened. Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) crews are also on standby to drive Red Cross disaster relief vehicles located in Wilmington, New Bern, Goldsboro, Rocky Mount, and Elizabeth City. These vehicles can be mobilized to transport and distribute food, drinks, and supplies into disaster affected areas when travel becomes safe. With several inches of snow […]
SURF CITY, NC Feb. 10, 2014 – The Kiwanis Club of Topsail Island Area is pleased to host its 2014 golf tournament Saturday, May 3rd. Returning once again to last year’s venue, the club is excited to note that this year’s outing takes place at North Shore Country Club, on NC 210 in Sneads Ferry. Tee time is 8:30 a.m., and the format will be Captain’s Choice. Generally acknowledged as one of the premiere golf venues in the coastal Carolinas, North Shore is a 6,358 yard, Par 72 course. According to promotional literature for North Shore, the “course offers the novice golfer and seasoned player an enjoyable and challenging experience. The inland holes offer a retreat from the prevailing sea […]
SNEADS FERRY, NC January 31, 2014 – Sneads Ferry Community Theatre presents Cocktails with Mimi: Mary Chase’s family comedy with stunt waiters, spilled soup and mistaken identities that turn into hilarious confusion! Show Dates: February 28, March 1 & 2, 2014 and March 7, 8, 9, 2014. Fridays and Saturdays: 8PM curtain; Sunday Matinées: 3PM curtain. Mimi, a wealthy and much-married divorcee played by Tatiana Zappardino, is giving a party in honor of the reputedly formidable parents of her daughter’s fiancé. She engages a stunt waiter (Ryan Walker) to insult her guests, specifically, the stuffed-shirt Calthorpes (Howard Orr and Jennifer Meier). Daughter, Edie (Devan Willard), fearing that her mother would never be able to stomach her future in-laws, hires two […]
JACKSONVILLE, NC January 30, 2013 – Onslow County manager Jeff Hudson addressed Winter Storm Leon and reported, “I have had the opportunity to consult with Emergency Services, the Sheriff’s Department, and each of our Commissioners. Contrary to earlier forecasts, temperatures did not rise far above freezing. Some sleet and snow continues to fall in eastern Onslow County at this hour. Conditions are very dangerous and will remain so until later in the day tomorrow. Therefore, Onslow County Government offices will be closed tomorrow, January 31st. “The curfew originally enacted by the board due to Winter Storm Leon expired today at 7 a.m. The curfew was put into place to allow greater mobility for emergency services during the active storm period, […]
WILMINGTON, NC January 28, 2014 – After briefings with the National Weather Service, residents of coastal and inland New Hanover County should be prepared for harsh winter conditions. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect through 6 p.m. Wednesday. Weather conditions will deteriorate during the day on Tuesday with significant winter weather impacts this afternoon into the overnight. New Hanover County’s Emergency Operations Center is partially activated as officials continue to monitor this winter storm in coordination with local and state partners. There are no plans to open emergency shelters in New Hanover County at this time. Emergency news and information is being posted online at http://emergency.nhcgov.com. The following impacts have been provided by the National Weather Service in Wilmington. Timing: Precipitation […]
Nick Turner SNEADS FERRY, NC January 21, 2013: (From Journal Entry) Dec 24th, 2012, “Christmas Eve on a sailboat…nice. Went to the deck tonight for a cigarette and there was a huge pod of dolphins right off the starboard side of the stern…anchored off of South Edisto Island in SC. Incredible area. Haven’t heard an automobile in two days. Saw a Bald Eagle today while we were dropping anchor. It amazes me how close people are to something so overwhelmingly beautiful and most don’t take the time to see it. I should really get some sleep tonight because we have a long day tomorrow.” I’ve always been intrigued by the idea of travel. It seemed like this mysterious and seductive […]