Today's News

  • Give the gift of homemade with gifts-in-a-jar

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Here are a few recipes to add to your holiday table. The bourbon meatball recipe and the cranberry sauce are from the October and November cooking workshops at the Hampstead Library. READ MORE

  • Police Blotter

    North Topsail Beach Police Department
    Dec. 1 through 7
    Chief Casey Fillinger 910-328-0042
    DWI 1
    Possess a stolen vehicle 1
    Possess  stolen property READ MORE

  • Marine dad surprises family at Dixon basketball game

    Imhotep “I.J.” Woodby Jr. couldn’t fight the tears. READ MORE

  • Full day of TBA game play includes a couple of nail-biters

    Another Saturday full of thrills and close contests mirrored game play this past Saturday for the Topsail Basketball Association. Starting the day with the co-ed entries comprised of first and second graders, Ronel Austin Remax conquered the U.S. Cellular squad with Tyler Wilson pumping in 9 points, Ocean Blue Pools and Spas winning out over Discovery Place with Isiah Gibson canning 19 points and winning over Pender Pines Garden Center 17-8. Daniel Lechmanick and Ryder Wilcox were the big guns for READ MORE

  • NTB efforts designed to stem rising tides

    From the perspective of some homeowners at the north end of North Topsail Beach, the town’s recognition this year as one of America’s Best Restored Beaches is off the mark. READ MORE

  • Turtle patients are the ‘sweetest’

    And we don’t mean that they all have nice dispositions, although they are pretty cool critters. We’ve gone old school, very old school after wracking our brains trying to effectively treat an injury on little Kemp’s “Seashore.” READ MORE

  • When Christmas is in the air

    Nothing says I trust you and love you like a Gift Certificate to a gun shop for Christmas! Oh what fun. Now listen, just because you aren’t a gun nut doesn’t mean you can’t learn by taking a class or picking up some pepper spray. The gun world is not just about guns. It is a collaboration of people from all over the world and of all ages sharing a common belief: that guns offer more than just self-defense. READ MORE

  • Area happenings

    Holiday notice
    Next week’s edition of the Topsail Advertiser will be printed and delivered on a holiday schedule.
    The Dec. 25 issue will go to press a day early to accommodate the ...

  • Christmas cooking workshop brings holiday recipes to Hampstead

    The Hampstead Public Library sponsored its fourth “Cooking with Hope” workshop with a Christmas recipe theme on Tuesday evening READ MORE

  • Construction on NTB sandbag structure to start

    Days before construction is slated to begin on a sandbag structure to prevent erosion on North Topsail Beach, Mother Nature is taking added toll on the beachfront. READ MORE