With new owners, Sweet Dreams Linens plans to continue offering a full lineup of rental extras in addition to the rental linen services.
This visually impressive layered cocktail is sweet, refreshing and perfect for summer.
The N.C. Coastal Federation teams up with local towns like Topsail Beach to preserve the soundside of the island, one living shoreline at a time.
Lori Fisher shares the 25-year legacy of her Quarter Moon Books & Gifts.
Paradise Axe and Arcade in Holly Ridge is a place for affordable family entertainment.
Surf City offers two more chances to enjoy a fun night out in Soundside Park.
Onslow Bay Boatworks has consolidated its operations into a brand-new facility in Holly Ridge.
Developed amidst segregation in the 1940s, Ocean City Beach was a community on Topsail Island where Blacks could enjoy home ownership and life on the oceanfront.
Pender County Board of Education extends Superintendent Hill’s contract through 2024.
Socializing with an elderly neighbor benefits everyone involved.
Prepare for hurricane season at Pender Long Term Recovery Group’s expo on July 17.
Singer/songwriter Hayden Laeknir uses music to spread happiness.
An authentic steakhouse opens in the Topsail area specializing in hand-cut rib eyes, bacon-wrapped filets and NY strips.
A new heritage trail highlights important sites of African American history in Pender County.
Discovered at age 4, 11-year-old actor Elle Graham of Hampstead has already starred in several TV series and films.
With the gift of a free summer, I’m seeking reconnection with myself and the place I call home.
Daily Grind Surf City and unWINEd are adult and kid-friendly places offering diverse experiences for tourists and locals alike.
The Town of Topsail Beach and Pender County Parks and Recreation are offering free summer concerts at Topsail Beach Town Park Center.
After completing a pavilion project at VFW Post 9983 in Holly Ridge, Hampstead teenager Noah Witkowski is one of the youngest Eagle Scouts in the United States.
Come sundown on June 19, music will be in the air in Sneads Ferry as a new outdoor concert series rocks the site of the annual Shrimp Festival.
LaRhea Burke created a new life for herself when she moved from Ohio to Topsail Island, and now she’s helping others do the same.
Steve Holland explains the origins of the legendary Holland’s Shelter Creek II Restaurant and how it came to be in a new location.
A grant from Coastal Pender Rotary Club and a matching grant have provided $4,000 for books at Reach Out and Read partner site KidzCare Pediatrics in Hampstead.
New owners and management have revived the old Loggerhead Inn in Surf City.
Dr. Larry Obeda has been selected as new principal at Topsail High School.
Burgaw’s Summer on the Square Concerts will return for the 2021 season.
The popular free concert series will return to Hampstead on four Fridays in June and July.
Your family will go bananas for this dressed-up French toast recipe.
2021 Pender County Nature Photography Contest Winners Announced
Infusing vodka with the flavors of watermelon, cucumber and mint is a wonderful way to welcome spring.
The Coastal Carolina Chapter of the Firefighters Burned Children Fund helps burn victims in Pender, Onslow and New Hanover counties.
Surf City Bridge Jam on Saturday, May 15 will kick it off with food trucks, live music and family activities.
How Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar in Surf City is helping to revive local oyster reefs.
Pender County Humane Society seeks players and sponsors for its fundraising golf tournament on May 15 at Olde Point Country Club in Hampstead.
The Surf City IGA has been the epicenter of the Topsail Island community for 65 years.
Run, swim and bike (or any combination of the three) for a great cause at the NTB Fun TRY Challenge with Spinning on Sunshine.
The real estate market is booming, as they say, and the Topsail Island area market is no exception. Take a look at the statistics for the Topsail area market for 2020.
Penslow Medical Center in Holly Ridge was the first rural health clinic of its kind in the country in 1977, and it’s still going strong today.
In honor of Earth Day, we shine a light on a few electric vehicle owners.
Surf City Police Department’s well-loved K-9, Kayda, retires after eight years on the police force.
Topsail Island Bellhop Boys do all the heavy lifting of vacation move-ins and move-outs.
Local photographers are asked to submit photos for the Pender County Nature Photography Contest by May 3.
Pender County names Allen Phillips-Bell as its new permanent director of its library system.
Pender County Library dedicates the public meeting room in Burgaw to longtime library director Mike Taylor.
Surf City Fitness offers a way for Topsail residents and visitors to work out close to home.
Pender County Planning Department learns of and is documenting multiple cemeteries on a Hampstead parcel.
Smithfield Foods employees and local volunteers served hot meals to more than 2,500 first responders and healthcare workers across southeast North Carolina.
Century 21 Action is a family business, where each and every teammate, client and customer matters.
Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center announces its new executive director, Kathy Zagzebski.
Women pilots known as WASPs served the country during World War II, many of them at Camp Davis in Holly Ridge.