Tag Archives: North Carolina

Sneads Ferry ONWASA customers facing water outages

Sneads Ferry ONWASA customers faced water outages early this Friday morning. ONWASA said, “customers in the effected areas are under a precautionary boil water advisory.” North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is widening Highway 172 in Sneads Ferry. As part of their highway widening project their contractors were scheduled to install valves and tie-in a section of new water line

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OCSO is seeking the public’s help identifying people involved in a drive-by shooting in Jacksonville

Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying and locating the owner or driver of a vehicle involved with two people being shot in the area of Blue Creek Farms Road on Sunday, July 14, 2019. Around 6:30 p.m. deputies with the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office arrived at Blue Creek Farms Drive in Jacksonville to find

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UPDATE: FOUND SAFE- OCSO is seeking the public’s help locating a missing 16-year-old boy

Update: The juvenile has been located. Thank you for all who shared for his safe return. Onslow County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help locating a runaway juvenile who was last seen in the Piney Green area on July 13, 2019. Jared Powers is a 16-year-old white male described as being 5’10, 155 lbs., with short brown hair

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Operation Firecracker kicked off the Booze it & Lose It Campaign this week

Onslow County Sheriff Hans Miller said on Tuesday afternoon, “Our goal is prevention, we want all citizens to use common sense and reach their destinations safely.”
The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office will be deploying its DWI Task Force in high crash and high DWI areas across the county. Community members should expect increased high visibility enforcement.

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WANTED: OCSO issued release for whereabouts of Renaldo Shepard

NEWS RELEASE: The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Renaldo Vanocur Shepard. Shepard is wanted in connection for his involvement in a stabbing incident that occurred at the Friendly Mart Convenience Store located at 3160 Wilmington Highway in Jacksonville, NC on 06-30-19 at approximately 7:44 PM. The victim has been identified as 28-year-old Sevonta

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Identity sought in a card fraud investigation

Onslow County Sheriff’s Office issued a press release Friday afternoon asking for the public’s help identifying an individual wanted for questioning in a stolen credit card case. On June 8, 3019 deputies received a report that an individual had been the victim of credit card fraud. Surveillance footage at a local restaurant shows a black female using the credit card.

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Off the pews and into the sun: Worship services this summer on NTB

(SNEADS FERRY, NC)- Sneads Ferry Presbyterian Church is taking church outside this summer hosting three worship services at Beach Access #2 in North Topsail Beach. Pastor Bill Young extends a warm welcome to all near and far for a relaxed church service to Worship On The Beach with music and a sermon. Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 8am Sunday, August 4, 2019 at

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Bus accident on the last day of school fortunately left no injuries

After a long year of recovery after Hurricane Florence, much excitement and anticipation from teachers, faculty members, students and families of Onslow County Schools the last day just couldn’t go down in the books without a minor bump in the road. There was an accident involving a school bus Friday morning near the intersection of Foscue and Northwoods Drive. The

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Bank Robbery Suspect Identified In A Second Robbery

(JACKSONVILLE, NC)- UPDATE: Armed Robbery Suspect Identified. The suspect in last Thursday afternoon’s armed robbery of First Citizens Bank, 302 B Western Blvd., has been identified as Christopher Bryan Shingleton, 42, of Swansboro, NC. “Shingleton is currently in the custody of the Craven County Detention Center on similar, but unrelated charges” said Captain Mike Capps, JPD Investigations Supervisor. Shingleton will

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