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 […]

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 learned with the rest of the state that the Board’s […]

Onslow County Animal Services Fire Sale

Onslow County Animal Services Encourages the Public to Take Advantage of a Fire Sale on Pre-Owned Pets special offer for July 2013 until further notice.   Jacksonville, NC July 9, 2013 – On Friday July 5, 2013 Onslow County Animal Services, animal control officers responded to a house fire, the […]

Onslow County Animal Services “CATAPALOOZA” Cat Adoption Event

Onslow County – Onslow County Animal Services invites the public to attend the inaugural Catapalooza Cat Adoption Event on Friday, August 3 and Saturday, August 4. A family friendly event,  Catapalooza will include children’s activities, cat care demonstrations and information, and more. Adopting a furry feline friend just got twice […]

The Raleigh Report – Rep. Phil Shepard July 2nd, 2012

Representative Phil Shepard NC House of Representatives 300 N. Salisbury Street, Room 301H Raleigh, NC 27603 919-715-9644 Phil.Shepard@ncleg.net The Raleigh Report Representative Phil Shepard July 2nd, 2012 A Note from Representative Shepard: The General Assembly will be wrapping up soon. Our Legislature will likely end this two-year-long session this week. […]

Onslow County Museum Opens 2012 Kids’ Discovery Gallery: “The Night Sky”

Onslow County, NC – The Onslow County Museum is pleased to announce the official opening of its 8th annual kids’ discovery gallery featuring “The Night Sky.” “This exhibit was created especially for our junior visitors,” says Museum Collections Manager – Patricia Hughey, “Each summer we install an exhibit with a […]

Southwest Youth Baseball and Softball League – Officer Election Meeting

Jacksonville, NC – The Onslow County Parks and Recreation Department’s Southwest Youth Baseball/Softball District will hold an officer election meeting on Wednesday, July 25, at Onslow Pines Park (1244 Onslow Pines Rd, Jacksonville) at 5:30pm. The meeting is open to the public, but nominations and voting limited to adults 18 […]

Onslow County NC: Positive Rabid Fox Found in Hubert Area

Onslow County, NC – Laboratory tests performed Monday, June 19, 2012, on a fox that attacked and bit a resident of Lafitte Drive in Hubert came back positive for rabies, according to the State Health Department. This is the 3rd positive rabies case in Onslow County since January 2012. The […]

Property Tax Exemption Application Deadline Approaching

Onslow County, NC – The deadline for Elderly/ Disabled persons and Disabled Veterans to apply for the property tax exemption for the 2012 tax year is June 1, 2012. Applications can be obtained at the Onslow County Tax Office, 39 Tallman St, Jacksonville, NC during the hours of 8:00 a.m. […]