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.

Bikers for Bruce Hemmingway Fundraising Festival

Bikers for Bruce Hemmingway Fundraising Festival

WILMINGTON, NC April 15th, 2014 – Bruce Hemmingway was riding home on his motorcycle on April 12, 2013.  The driver of a van was Texting while driving and did not yield the right of way.  Despite the fact that Bruce was wearing his helmet, he suffered spinal cord injuries and is currently a quadriplegic with his life forever changed. Bikers for Bruce, A Fundraising Festival will be held on Sunday, June 22, 2014.  100% of the proceeds will go to Bruce and Vicki Hemmingway to help with physical therapy and rehabilitation so that Bruce may walk again. The day will begin with registration at Logan’s Roadhouse located in Jacksonville, NC from 11-12 and at Fat Tony’s Pub in Wilmington, NC […]

Rookie Davis Wins Season Opener for RiverDogs

Rookie Davis Wins Season Opener for RiverDogs

Rookie Davis keeps Augusta scoreless early as Charleston claims its first victory AUGUSTA, GA March 3, 2014 – Rookie Davis pitched five shutout innings and struck out five to key the Charleston RiverDogs to a 5-1 victory over the Augusta GreenJackets on Thursday evening at Lake Olmstead Stadium in South Atlantic League action. Davis’s shutout performance carried the RiverDogs to a 1-0 start for the 2014 season. This marks the first season opener that Charleston has won since 2011 when the RiverDogs claimed a 6-1 road victory against the Lexington Legends. Augusta starter Chase Johnson locked up with Davis to keep the contest scoreless through the first four innings. Mike Ford collected two singles against Johnson and Gosuke Katoh singled […]

Open Auditions: Sneads Ferry Community Theatre’s “Mama Won’t Fly”

Open Auditions: Sneads Ferry Community Theatre’s “Mama Won’t Fly”

SNEADS FERRY, NC March 25, 2014 – The Sneads Ferry Community Theatre will hold open AUDITIONS for an outrageously hilarious race against the clock family comedy: Mama Won’t Fly a Jones, Hope, Wooten comedy! April 15 and 16, 2014 7:00pm The Sneads Ferry Community Center 126 Park Lane Sneads Ferry, NC 28460   6 women and 2-3 men are needed. 3 main female characters, 2-3 men to cover 10 different characters, 3 women to cover 11 different characters. None of the 10/11 extra characters have appearances more than a couple of pages.   In addition there will be 8 “walk across stage” characters, separating scenes. WE HAVE A PART FOR YOU!!! 3 main characters:  Savannah Honeycutt:  Feisty Southern successful business woman, […]

Sneads Ferry Food Lion customer receives $10,000 check for New Year, New Kitchen Makeover Sweepstakes

Sneads Ferry Food Lion customer receives $10,000 check for New Year, New Kitchen Makeover Sweepstakes

SNEADS FERRY, NC March 21, 2014 – At the Food Lion on Old Folkstone Road in Sneads Ferry, North Carolina, Thomas Everett and Tony Brinson of Food Lion presented Jan Hill a check for $10,000.00 as the First Prize Winner of their “New Year, New Kitchen Makeover Sweepstakes”. Customers were encouraged to enter the Kitchen Makeover Sweepstakes in January by either using their MVP card or completing an entry form. No purchase was necessary for customers to win. About Food Lion Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C., is a company of Delhaize America, the U.S. division of Brussels-based Delhaize Group (NYSE: DEG). Food Lion, with a longstanding heritage of low prices and convenient locations, operates more than 1,100 supermarkets in […]

New Sneads Ferry Branch Library Officially Opens its Doors

New Sneads Ferry Branch Library Officially Opens its Doors

JACKSONVILLE, NC March 18, 2014 – More than 500 people witnessed the opening of the Sneads Ferry Branch Library yesterday. The new branch at 1330 Highway 210 in Sneads Ferry will share the location with the Environmental Education Center scheduled to open Apr 5 at 10 a.m. The library is more than three times larger than the old one and houses multiple meeting spaces, a 20-station computer lab, improved library collections, reading and study areas, wetland walkways and boardwalk, a dedicated youth and programming room, an outdoor classroom, demonstration area, and free internet access and Wi Fi. The newest library in the Onslow County Public Library System will continue the tradition to deliver excellent library services and expanded educational opportunities […]

Topsail Area Kiwanis ’14 Tournament Team Registration Forms Available

Topsail Area Kiwanis ’14 Tournament Team Registration Forms Available

SURF CITY, NC March 18, 2014 – The Kiwanis Club of Topsail Island Area is accepting team registrations for its 2014 golf tournament scheduled for Saturday, May 3th at North Shore Country Club in Sneads Ferry.  North Shore Country Club is acknowledged as one of the premiere golf venues in the coastal Carolinas. 2014 – Kiwanis Golf Tournament Registration Form Registration forms may be obtained from any Topsail Kiwanis Club member, at the North Shore Country Club Pro Shop, or by contacting tournament chair Rick Benton at 910-604-3835 or via e-mail at rickbenton56@gmail.com. Tee time on May 3rd is 8:30 a.m., and the format will be Captain’s Choice.  The entry fee is $300 for each team of four.  Mulligans may […]

Sneads Ferry Library Programs Postponement

Sneads Ferry Library Programs Postponement

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 Library & Environmental Education Center Buzz

Sneads Ferry Library & Environmental Education Center Buzz

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 […]

NC Senator Harry Brown Constituent Update February 20, 2014

NC Senator Harry Brown Constituent Update February 20, 2014

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 harry.brown@ncleg.net 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 Community Council Volunteers Needed

Sneads Ferry Community Council Volunteers Needed

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 sfccoffice@centurylink.net for more information.