Category Archives: Community

Jacksonville senior found in waterway Sunday afternoon off Hwy 172 back gate bridge

On Sat. March 9, 2019, the Sheriff Office was dispatched to a report of a vehicle left parked on top of the 172 bridge near the back gate of Camp Lejeune around 7p.m. A check of the victims home revealed that he was missing and family members reported that he had been depressed. The vehicle was left unsecured with the

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Salty Sistas give back beyond their food truck in the first week

We often see new businesses open and come with a community motivated pitch of supporting those who support them, giving back to the community and all the bells and whistles but we never see the fruits of their labor as marketed. Well, Salty Sistas food truck has put their money where their mouth is, well technically, other mouths are. Their

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DIX Crisis Center is holding on-site interviews and job fair today and tomorrow after last weeks ceremony

This past Friday, a monumental shift of opportunities opened when the DIX Crisis Intervention Center doors opened the 16-bed facility for the public to tour the facility as well as a beautiful ribbon cutting ceremony with many of our local, regional and state leaders present.   Photographs by Bonnie Roman/The Onslow Beat   With one in four adults and 10%

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PHIL LAW ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR NC-3 CONGRESSIONAL SEAT

In a press release issued Monday evening after anticipation from supporters in the community, Phil Law formally announced on his campaign page on the social media network, Facebook that he was in fact going to be a candidate in the 3rd district congressional race. This comes in light of Rep. Walter B. Jones being absent from duties since Sept. 2018

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UPDATE: FNS benefits to end in February if shutdown continues PREVIOUS: DHHS Monitoring funds…

UPDATE: Because of the federal shutdown, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has instructed states to issue February’s Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) benefits by Sunday, Jan. 20. Benefits would normally be available to families between the 3rd and 21st of February. “We are working closely with county departments of social services and our federal partners to ensure participants and retailers

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Onslow county sheriff’s office seeks publics help identifying vehicle involved in theft

Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Services 717 Court Street ∙Jacksonville, NC 28540 (910) 455-3113 RELEASE DATE: 12/14/2018 NEWS RELEASE Onslow County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a vehicle involved in a theft. On the morning of December 8th, a light-colored GM truck was involved with the theft of a 16’ Sumter trailer loaded with building supplies

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Sheriff’s office seeks help finding missing and possibly endangered Onslow County Woman #TorrieRohling #UPDATED #FoundSafe

Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Services 717 Court Street ∙Jacksonville, NC 28540 (910) 989-4055 or (910) 989-4070 RELEASE DATE: 12/21/2018 MISSING PERSONS UPDATE Torrie Rohling has been located out of state, spoken with local law enforcement officials, and no longer considered missing and endangered. The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank all of those who called in tips and shared

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Attempted hit and run leaves Jacksonville High School student in critical condition

UPDATED STORY: Tasia D. White arrested in the hit and run incident outside of Jacksonville High today. Reports began to come into The Onslow Beat around 7:15am this morning with much emotion about a Jacksonville High School student being struck by a vehicle in or about the crosswalk on Henderson Dr. this morning and the vehicle left the scene. One

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Hard hitting performers at Nick’s Blacksheep Tavern

Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, four Marine veteran, songwriters will be sharing their songs and the stories behind them at Nick’s Blacksheep Tavern. It is open to the public with free admission, 18 years-old and up. This is an awesome opportunity to see some amazing, established and rising talent . A big part of this night is the back story of

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ALERT: Phone scams in Onslow

RELEASE DATE: NOVEMBER 1, 2018 NEWS RELEASE FROM SHERIFF HANS MILLER: During the last week of October 2018, the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office has received reports about a telephone SCAM that some Onslow County citizens have received. Sheriff Miller & his staff want to ensure that all citizens know about these SCAMs & ask citizens to “pass the word” to

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Halloween Safety Tips Onslow County 2018

The Onslow County Sheriff Hans Miller released in a press release today, 2018 Halloween safety tips and hours for 10/31/18. HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS 2018 From Sheriff Hans Miller: On Wednesday, October 31, 2018 between the hours of 5:00-pm – 8:30pm, our streets will be scattered with little ghosts, goblins, and witches trick-or-treating this Halloween. “Halloween should be filled with surprise

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Autumn with Topsail festival final day Sunday, October 21st

Autumn with Topsail is always a fun time to be had on the beautiful Topsail Island. Live bands, dancing, libations, food trucks, juried arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor kids activities, and the famous Kiwanis pancake breakfasts! The festival started in 1988 featuring a juried Artists’ and Crafts court with over 100 regional artists with work on display for sell.

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Some Onslow County schools begin reopening Oct. 24.

After several weeks of school closings due to Hurricane Florence, Onslow County schools will begin to reopen next week in phases as of October 24, 2018. There are a number of schools deemed safe to open on Monday. Teachers and staff will be able to return October 22, 2018. The first phase of schools to open are: –– Bell Fork

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Sneads Ferry’s HOPE has been on the move with Narcan training

Most people find it hard to attend anything inside of a funeral home beyond pre-planning, memorial services or making necessary arrangements in the death of a loved one. It is my belief that every one of us in attendance last night walked away with more life, more hope and more informed whether directly affected by this epidemic we call “Opioid

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