Casting Call For New Docu-Series Celebrating American Fishing Families

Los Angeles, CA July 24, 2015 – Noelle Cain (IMDb bio: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3691838/) is a producer on a new docu-series celebrating American Fishing Families who work the oceans of the United States! She is currently in search of multi-generational, commercial fishing … Continue reading →

Earth and Surf Fest headlines July 4 in North Topsail Beach

JACKSONVILLE, NC June 25, 2015 – Keep Onslow Beautiful and several sponsors are gathering to host the 9th Annual Earth & Surf Fest at North Topsail Beach July 4 rain or shine. The Earth & Surf Fest is an Environmental … Continue reading →

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 … Continue reading →

Reel Housewives of Topsail Island 5th Annual Breast Cancer Bike Ride

TOPSAIL ISLAND, NC March 3, 2015 – Make sure to mark down April 11, 2015 on your calendar for the The Reel Housewives of Topsail Island 5th Annual Breast Cancer Bike Ride on April 11, 2015! The Reel Housewives of … Continue reading →

January Resolution Yields Desired Result: NC Insurance Commissioner Says No Rate Hike

JACKSONVILLE, NC Dec. 19, 2014 – During the Jan. 22 Onslow County Board of Commissioners meeting the commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution opposing a request by the N.C. Rate Bureau to hike statewide homeowner insurance rates. Today Onslow County residents … Continue reading →

NC Marine Debris Symposium News: Fall 2014

Marine debris is a problem that continues to grow.  Our waterways and oceans are constantly polluted with a wide variety of marine debris ranging from polystyrene trays and plastic bags to derelict fishing equipment and abandoned boats. Marine life, such as several Fish … Continue reading →

Coastinista: Your Daily Cup of Coastal Conservation (Tangled Up in the Blue)

A few years ago, as seen in these photos, I was doing a beach cleanup at the South end of Topsail Island and came across this Common Loon that was hooked, tangled, and emaciated. I was able to grab him, … Continue reading →

A Pirate's Exile: Tarheel Escapades

San Pedro, CA, June, 23, 2014-I don’t like to fly. Something about the entire process just makes me want to scream out loud about how crazy we all must be in order to pack ourselves into what amounts to a … Continue reading →

Pet Adoption Event: Adopt-a-Cat Month

JACKSONVILLE, NC June 13, 2014 – Onslow County Animal Services is celebrating the American Humane Association’s national Adopt-A-Cat Month this June. Spring and summer typically bring a surge of cats to the nation’s shelters. Onslow County Animal Shelter is no … Continue reading →