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.
If allowed in December, holiday gatherings in 2020 are going to be more fun than ever before.
Join Pender County Library on November 19 for an online presentation with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Joseph Pereira.
The It Matters Where You Shop campaign encourage shoppers to support local businesses, which are struggling in the midst of COVID.
Pender County Tourism and Pender County Parks and Recreation have created a 2021 wall calendar featuring favorite photos from the Nature Photo Contest they conducted last March.
Two generations of Burkees are studying together at Cape Fear Community College.
A new pet groomer in the Topsail area, Harmony Pet Spa serves dogs and cats and specializes in elderly, rescue and special needs pets.
Lake Linda’s Christmas Lights might be hidden away in Hampstead, but word about the annual show is getting out.
One of the first creamy cocktails I tasted was a traditional White Russian. It only took that one...
This quick and easy preparation for salmon means less time in the kitchen but still yields...
New Hampstead business New Estuary Home Care is leading a local food drive from October 19 to 23....
As Arbor Landing at Hampstead meets its two-year anniversary, the community is adjusting to living...
Ghost Walk: The Drive-In is coming to a park near you on October 23 and 24. Ghost Walk: The Ghosts...
Pender County Schools announces administration changes at Penderlea School and Topsail High School.
Surf City Rotary is thrilled to be able to hold its second annual Surf City Rotary Pumpkin Patch this year.
Mike’s Farm in Beulaville carries on Lowe family farm traditions and welcomes visitors for a variety of activities and tasty fried chicken, which is always on the menu.
Even as it transitions to new owners, Godwin’s Market lives on in the hearts of the Topsail community.
Thirty-year education veteran Dr. Michael Bracy will serve as interim principal at Topsail High School.
With combined interests of live music and beach life, John and Claire Noto are realizing their dreams on Topsail Island.
Topsail Area residents Adam and Alicia Hawley of Unique Media & Designs believe in hard work and supporting their community.
Alicyn has owned a home here for more than 30 years, and grew up spending her summers on Topsail Island.
Smoky Tony’s opened during the coronavirus lockdown, but that hasn’t stopped it from gaining a...
Surf City Parks Recreation and Tourism offers childcare help for busy parents this fall. Need help...
Visitors to and within Pender County spent $105.76 million in 2019, an increase of 4 percent from...
Why are there remnants of blacktop road in the sand at the water’s edge on North Topsail Beach?...