Kelly Flynn & Crystal Hall Appointed as New Principals for Surf City SchoolsTopsail GuideNewsBreak Contributor
Topsail Beach Planning Board Delivers Major Setback for Controversial Development of South Topsail Island’s “The Point”Topsail GuideNewsBreak Contributor
This NC Eatery Was Named the #2 Buffet Restaurant in AmericaKennardo G. JamesNewsBreak Contributor
Anthropologie is Coming to Replace Pier 1 Imports in Wilmington’s Mayfaire Town CentreTopsail GuideNewsBreak Contributor
Surf City Bridge Jam 2023 – Event Details for Saturday, May 20thTopsail GuideNewsBreak Contributor
Onslow authorities arrest one; searching for another
SWANSBORO, Onslow County — One man has been arrested in relation to a stolen vehicle in Onslow County while another is still being sought. According to a press release from the Onslow County Sheriff's Office, on May 24, Deputies responded to Belgrade Swansboro Road for a report that a 1968 Chevrolet C10 pickup truck had been stolen. During the investigation, Eric Lewis Daw Jr. was identified as a suspect. The stolen truck was later recovered. Daw was also identified as the suspect in a separate case, in which Daw and Travis Napier stole hunting supplies from a tree stand located in a wooded area off of Rocky Run Road.
Onslow County man arrested, charged with attempted murder
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Detectives with the Onslow County Special Victims Unit concluded a domestic violence-related investigation that led to the arrest of a suspect. A media release from the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office said the incident occurred on May 15. The victim was taken to Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune with serious injuries. After […]
Find a wild animal in your backyard? Here's what wildlife experts say you should do
As temperatures warm, those who work with wildlife across the Cape Fear region say they’re seeing an uptick in calls and questions from local residents. The spring and summer is often the busiest season, said David Leonard with Coastal Carolina Wildlife Rehab. It’s the time of year when deer, rabbits and foxes have their young and alligators become more active.
The top 10 places people in Onslow County are looking to buy homes
Stacker compiled statistics about where people in Onslow County are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from Realtor.com.
Onslow County Board of Commissioners considering censure of member
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — The Onslow County Board of Commissioners is proposing a censure of one of its members. Commissioner Walter Scott is the center of a resolution that was released on Thursday. It says Scott is being considered for censure because of continued disrespect and demeaning actions and communication toward county employees. The failure […]
Onslow County Welcomes New Assistant County Manager and DSS Director
Kari Sanders and Susan Thigpen have been appointed as Assistant County Manager and Department of Social Services Director respectively in Onslow County. Sanders had previously worked in Onslow County as a Foster Care Social Worker before managing programs at the New Hanover County Department of Social Services and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.
Authorities awaiting autopsy after inmate found dead in Onslow County jail
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Authorities are awaiting autopsy results to find out exactly why an inmate at the Onslow County jail died. Sheriff Chris Thomas says Chentelle Legendre was booked into the jail around 3:00 a.m. on May 17th, and at around 7:30 a.m. deputies were summoned for a cardiac arrest. Despite efforts, Legendre passed away.
DO YOU KNOW US? Onslow County sheriff seeks help to identify suspected thieves
ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help identifying two men they say are responsible for stealing multiple things. Deputies say on May 26, they were called to the Rocky Run Road area after someone said that two men were stealing things. According...
Driver facing charges after vehicle crashes into Pender school
Officials from Pender County Schools are working to repair a section of Burgaw Middle School after an allegedly impaired driver ran a stop sign and crashed into the building Tuesday night. According to a news release from Pender County Schools, the accident did not compromise power or water and no injuries were...
Hampstead man arrested for several alleged instances of indecent exposure at Food Lion
HAMPSTEAD, N.C. (WECT) - 63-year-old David Roy MacKenzie of Hampstead was arrested on Sunday, May 28, by the Pender County Sheriff’s Office for alleged indecent exposure at a local Food Lion. According to PCSO, MacKenzie was identified by the victims of several events that occurred at the grocery store...
Law enforcement looking for two suspects in larceny
ONSLOW COUNTY — The Onslow County Sheriff's Office is looking for suspects in a felony larceny case. On May 26, 2023, deputies responded to an area of Rocky Run Road to a report of two men stealing multiple things. The suspects were caught on camera and are described as...
Jacksonville girl shot multiple times in mobile home park
JACKSONVILLE - Jacksonville Police say they found a teenage girl with multiple gunshot wounds. According to police, a 14-year-old girl was taken to the Naval Hospital on Camp Lejeune with serious injuries Sunday evening. The teen was found inside a Holiday City Mobile Home Park residence around 8 p.m. with...
Kelly Flynn & Crystal Hall Appointed as New Principals for Surf City Schools
Editors Note: This article was first published on the Topsail Guide website. If you enjoy this content, please follow Topsail Guide on Newsbreak to receive more local news!. This week, the Pender County Board of Education announced the appointment of two new principals for Surf City Elementary School and Surf City Middle School.
Browntown Community in Hampstead set to host outdoor gospel concert
HAMPSTEAD, N.C. (WECT) - The Browntown Community in Hampstead is set to host an outdoor gospel concert on Saturday, June 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. The show will be held at 155 Christian Chapel Road at the ball field, and guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chair. Food and drinks will be available for purchase, according to the organizers.
Fire erupts at home in Onslow Co. early Tuesday
ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT) — A fire erupted in Onslow County early Tuesday morning. The Onslow Fire Department responded to a call about a house fire at 2:15 am May 30. The fire happened at Forest Bluff Drive in the Rhodestown area. Two minors were inside the home at the time but made it out […]
Fourteen-year-old shot in Jacksonville; investigation ongoing
JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County — A fourteen-year-old female was shot late Sunday night in Jacksonville and the investigation is ongoing, according to the Jacksonville Police Department. The shooting happened around 7:49 p.m. Sunday, May 28, in the area of the Holiday City Mobile Home Park. Officers with the Jacksonville Police...
Eastern Carolina students accepted to prestigious Virginia program
ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Today Onslow County students will be celebrated for their accomplishments. Dixon High School will celebrate four students who have been accepted into a prestigious apprentice school in Virginia. The school provides the opportunity to work as an apprentice within the shipbuilding area of Newport News...
Parents continue push for Dixon High School to allow Eagle Scouts cords for graduation
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — More parents are coming forward about an Onslow County school not letting students wear their honors cords at graduation. Dixon High School previously announced that it would not let the Boy Scouts of America wear their cords for the ceremony. One Eagle Scout at Jacksonville High School, Mark Hurlbut, originally thought […]
Man charged with indecent liberties with a child after referral from Pender Co.
ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) – The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of a man charged with indecent liberties with a child after a Pender County Department of Social Services referral. “On April 12, 2023, The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office received a referral from the Pender...
Atlantic Hurricane Season starts today; local officials urge preparedness
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – Southeastern North Carolina is currently not under a pending threat from a tropical storm, but experts say that early preparations make a big difference when a storm hits. Emergency responders are already moving to ensure New Hanover County is ready for a storm with the...
© 2023 Particle Media.