Today's News

  • Camp Davis’ 75th anniversary celebrated at weekend event

    Clennie Davis will always remember his time at Camp Davis. READ MORE

  • Ribbon cutting marks CFCC’s newest addition

    With about a month remaining before classes start for the summer session, Cape Fear Community College and local supporters officiated at a recent ribbon-cutting for the college’s newest addition near Surf City. READ MORE

  • Menu showcases easy-to-make Italian dishes

    The Italian Cooking workshop at the Hampstead Library was a wonderful success. Everyone enjoyed the various selections of Italian cuisine offerings. The recipes from the event are included here. They are easy to prepare and make and some may be made the day before for ease in preparation. READ MORE

  • Dare’s Reef grows again — this time with fellow turtles

    We are really, really good at what we do; rehabilitating sick and injured sea turtles and sending them home. But sometimes, no matter how hard we work and pray for a miracle it just doesn’t happen. That was the case in 2005 when after six years we lost our beloved Kemp’s “Dare” from a compounding of ills. But as devastating as it was to our volunteers something amazing originated from her death: “Dare’s Reef.” READ MORE

  • Money raised to replace Onslow Bay buoy

    A grassroots effort to fund a replacement weather buoy in Onslow Bay for one that was removed earlier this year after money for its upkeep ran dry was successful. READ MORE

  • Vegetable garden pests already active

    A mild winter and a wet, warm spring certainly means that vegetable garden pests are active and you are likely already spotting them on your vegetables. Though in low numbers now, there are not many days left before a few pests could become a major issue in gardens. Detecting and correctly identifying pests now will make a world of difference later in the season. READ MORE

  • We put our faith in others and sometimes we must be wary

    The Department of Justice and FBI acknowledged that evidence reported on by their “examiners” and supposed specialists regarding hair forensic matches used in criminal cases during the 1980s through 2000 was flawed. Flawed? Not only did they claim that is was flawed, but they also state in almost 100 percent of the cases it was overstated or incorrect. READ MORE

  • Police blotter, April 23 edition

    Police blotter
    North Topsail Beach Police Department
    April 6 through 12
    Chief Casey Fillinger 910-328-0042
    Aid and abet underage consumption 1
    Underage ...

  • Area happenings, April 23 edition

    Jazz festival 
    The Ocean City Jazz Festival will be held July 3 and 4 in North Topsail Beach. The 2015 artist line-up will feature Marcus Anderson, Mark Whitfield, Cyrus Chestnut, Lenora...

  • Former Surf City manager filling in for Topsail Beach

    A former longtime Surf City town manager is stepping in as Topsail Beach’s interim town manager. READ MORE