Category Archives: Community

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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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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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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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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