For the week of September 13, 2012

Published: Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 12:49 PM.



Historical Society of Topsail Island

The first Historical Society of Topsail Island meeting for 2012-2013 will be held on September 13. The meeting will feature Billy Yeargan, Jr.,M.L.S., presenting a program entitled The American Tobacco Culture: Our Heritage. He will address the impact tobacco had on America from the pre-colonial period through the 20th century. Yeargan is a Professor of History at Johnston Community College and Vance-Granville Community College. He is being sponsored by the Road Scholars Program, a part of the N.C. Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This first of nine meetings between September and May 2013 will be at the Assembly Building in Topsail Beach at 11:30 a.m. A fried chicken lunch costing $10 or $9 for 70-plus will be prepared by The Beach Shop and Grill. Reservations for lunch must be made no later than Friday, September 7 by calling Jane Combs at either 328-2327 or 336-414-6224. The speaker’s presentation will follow the lunch. Visitors, new members and ongoing members are always welcome.


VFW Post 9983 Holly Ridge

• The next Concealed Carry Class scheduled for October 6. For more information, visit

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