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.
Pender County Schools names Tony Hudson as full-time principal at West Pender Middle School.
Tanner Gray’s long history with Topsail Island began with a summer vacation. Now he loves helping people who’ve fallen in love with the island find a home here too.
Town of Burgaw’s Virtual New Year’s Eve Blueberry Drop is recognized for excellence.
Claudia Waltemire’s hobby of collecting sharks’ teeth on Topsail Island proves just how many teeth there are to be found.
Finding “Me Time” During a Pandemic
NCDOT’s annual report illustrates the economic benefits of Pender County’s Henderson Field.
East Coast Sports, is the place to get what you need for great outdoor experiences and building memories.
Pender County Library is hosting a genealogy panel about the migrations of people of color.
YWCA’s Grandparent Support Network expands to Pender County with first virtual support group.
An online fundraiser has started for Jaden Corbin, a Pender County student who has cerebral palsy and needs help getting a vehicle for his electric wheelchair.
The Crooked Lotus makes a big impact on the coastal craft beer scene in the Topsail Area.
Pender County Parks and Recreation is hosting two Valentine’s-themed events in early February.
Spinning on Sunshine brings mobile outdoor fitness classes to Topsail Island.
While Deli Works may be in a challenging location, it proves that great food and hard work are the basis for restaurant success.
Accessible only by boat, Lea-Hutaff Island offers 5,641-acres of sandy shoreline, beach dunes and tidal marsh.
A coastal restaurant staple, rich and elegant She-Crab Soup can be easily made at home.
Share the Table feeds those in need in Pender and Onslow counties, and the need is growing.
2020 was a year we will never forget. We continued to provide positive content about the people and culture in our local communities. Check out our most-read stories of 2020, the ones our readers engaged with and shared most often.
Pender Education Partnership needs the community’s support to help Pender County students and teachers.
Soothe your winter chills with this heavenly, cinnamon-infused cocktail.
In the famous Stump Sound and waterways beyond, local oyster farmers are contributing to the...
Distinctively nestled on the second row in Surf City, the house at 106 Charlotte Avenue is the only one of its kind in the area and boasts unmatched views.
The Corner, a new craft beer-focused restaurant in the old Hopsail Island location in Surf City.
The Second Row in Surf City is a combination pub, open mic venue and guitar shop for music and beer lovers.
Walking through the neighborhood after Hurricane Isaias: dead trees, haphazardly strewn across the green yards, like civil war graveyards.
Maureen McKenna’s Sunday rides to church have garnered quite a following. This is the story of...
Locals have often wondered about the veracity of Hampstead’s self-proclaimed moniker, so a longtime resident searches for its origins.
Gone but not forgotten, the Topsail Island swing bridge lives on in a mounted artwork and a documentary film by local artist Jeff Wenzel.
Bleu Christmas Light Installation takes care of one of the hardest parts of holiday fun.