Category Archives: Community

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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National Night Out 2018

National Night Out events have taken place across the nation last night for the cause of celebrating crime prevention with demonstrations and games. Additionally, a time to meet and greet our law enforcement officers, thank them, get to know them, ask questions about how we can better serve as citizens along with them in our communities. This year’s event in

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Fourth of July Events Across Onslow Co. & Surrounding 2018

Surf City Fourth of July Celebration (JULY 3rd) Surf City is hosting their phenomenal Fourth of July Celebration on July 3rd at Soundside Park. The Surf City Celebration is one to go to kick off your celebration just right! There’s live music, concessions and fireworks. Of course, you’ll get a close up of the new bridge right from Soundside Park.

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Public’s help needed identifying man in a Sneads Ferry break-in.

In a news release, this afternoon from the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office the public’s help is needed in identifying a man for questioning in a residential break-in in Sneads Ferry. On April 30th, 2018 Patrol deputies responded to a call in Chadwick Shores neighborhood in Sneads Ferry for a report of a break-in. There is video surveillance footage showing a

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Second Annual Community Awareness Day Festival with Sneads Ferry H.O.P.E

Saturday, April 28, 2018 10am-3pm & a DJ Dance Party 6-8pm at Sneads Ferry Community Building with a day full of live events and craft vendors Sneads Ferry H.O.P.E hosts a second annual event centered in the heart of the community. In an official press release from the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office today, the Drug Enforcement Unit conducted their fifth

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This week in Onslow 4/23-30/18.

Operation Medicine Drop at Holly Ridge Police Department on April 28, 2018 10am-2pm. 313 Sound Road, Holly Ridge NC 28445 The following sites will provide a safe location to drop off over the counter and prescription medications. Jacksonville- Walgreens Pharmacy (Western and Country Club, and Gum Branch and Henderson) a permanent site is at the Center for public safety Onslow

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This week in Onslow.

Moving to Onslow County can be quite the shift for many people and families, especially military affiliated. Depending on where you’re from or previously stationed at, you might have been surrounded by a plethora of activities, amusement parks within a 100 mile radius, a mall with more than 60 retailers listed including the booth vendors, and maybe a good selection

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Guardian ad Litem to host 3rd annual Children’s Carnival.

Jacksonville, N.C. ­The third annual Children’s Carnival hosted by the North Carolina Guardian Ad Litem Judicial District 4, will take place Friday, April 20th at the Riverwalk Crossing Park in downtown Jacksonville, N.C. The carnival will kick off at 6 p.m. with fun games and activities for the whole family. Local performances by Diana’s Dance Academy, Hot Hula Fitness and

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“Wedding Belles” a Sneads Ferry Community Theatre Production.

Opening weekend of , “Wedding Belles” by Alan Bailey and Ronnie Claire Edwards, Directed by Linda McDaniel. Today’s Sunday matinee was exactly what one needed to jump back into the swing of things after Spring Break is coming to an end. This production is quite the comedy, heart warming and full of suspense. The stunning cast for this production is

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Earl Kimrey indicted by an Onslow Co. Grand Jury on murder of Mariah Kay Woods.

Adolphus Earl Kimrey II, the live in boyfriend of Kristy Kay Woods, Mariah’s mother, was first charged on Dec. 2, 2017 with common law obstruction of justice, concealment of a death by unnatural causes, second degree burglary, larceny and possession of stolen property, all felony charges. On Jan. 24, 2018 Kimery was rendered a first degree murder charge and felony

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Sneads Ferry man pleaded guilty to murder in heroin overdose.

In 2016, Jason “Wes” Sapp of Sneads Ferry, died from a drug overdose that deputies say was supplied by Jarred (Tyler) Eddington. Today, Jarred Eddington has pleaded guilty to second degree murder this morning in Onslow County courts. Eddington admitted supplying heroin to Jason “Wes” Sapp who died as a result. In August 2016, Eddington made his first appearance in

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