Holly Ridge Articles

A Rich History, A Promising Future

A Rich History, A Promising Future

Camp Davis contributed to the massive growth of Holly Ridge in the 1940s, and the site, now an industrial park, continues to be responsible for the area’s growth today.

Just for Fun

Just for Fun

Paradise Axe and Arcade in Holly Ridge is a place for affordable family entertainment.

The Eagle Flies High

The Eagle Flies High

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.

A Restaurant Reborn

A Restaurant Reborn

Steve Holland explains the origins of the legendary Holland’s Shelter Creek II Restaurant and how it came to be in a new location.

Past Articles

WWII’s Fly Girls

WWII’s Fly Girls

Women pilots known as WASPs served the country during World War II, many of them at Camp Davis in Holly Ridge.

Good Eats

Good Eats

While Deli Works may be in a challenging location, it proves that great food and hard work are the basis for restaurant success.

For the Fur Babies

For the Fur Babies

A new pet groomer in the Topsail area, Harmony Pet Spa serves dogs and cats and specializes in elderly, rescue and special needs pets.

Smokin’ in Holly Ridge

Smokin’ in Holly Ridge

Smoky Tony’s opened during the coronavirus lockdown, but that hasn’t stopped it from gaining a loyal following. When Anthony Bowman, aka Smoky Tony, opened his new restaurant in Holly Ridge, the...

The Commercial Situation

The Commercial Situation

Businesses searching for existing structures for sale or lease in the Hampstead and Holly Ridge areas are challenged to find anything available

Help for Holly Ridge Businesses

Help for Holly Ridge Businesses

A group of concerned citizens establishes the Holly Ridge Pandemic Response Fund to assist the small local businesses during the pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all businesses, but the...

Business Profile: The Oceanaire Realty

Business Profile: The Oceanaire Realty

The Oceanaire Realty mission is “To provide families with the guidance and knowledge they need to comfortably and confidently make a decision regarding the purchase or sale of their home.” Herman G....

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