By Pat Fontana
The Capt Ben, of Sneads Ferry NC Photo by Amy Shores, Topsail Seaside Photography
Every year, fishing families and boat captains gather in Sneads Ferry for a blessing. The Blessing of the Fleet has been an important part of their work and their lives for almost 25 years.
Captain Billy Davis, whose family has been in the… Read More “Blessing of the Fleet – A Sneads Ferry & Topsail Island Tradition”
Swing Away NC Offers Baseball and Golf – Indoors!
By: Pat Fontana
One thing that is certain about North Carolina is that the weather is never certain. As Rookie Davis, founder and owner of Swing Away NC in Sneads Ferry, describes it, “one day it can be 60s and raining and the next it can be 150 degrees.”
With a… Read More “Swing Away in Sneads Ferry!”
Tips For This Competitive Housing Market.
By: Pat Fontana
The home buying and selling environment changed significantly during the pandemic. Open houses with lots of people and refreshments have gone virtual. Often, there is actually no need and no time for an open house as a home can be sold within just a day or two after it is listed… Read More “Tips for Buying and Selling in a Competitive Market”
Agent Profile: Blackmon Focused on Building Relationships
John Blackmon had been spending his weekends and summers on Topsail Island ever since his grandfather bought property here in 2000. So, when it came time to relocate himself, he says that he “knew this was the area where I wanted to be.”
Blackmon went to Cape Fear Community College and then to… Read More “From Property Management to Real Estate Sales On and Off Topsail Island”
Beyond the sand and the sea, there lies gold. The real estate market is thriving, especially in the highly desired area of Topsail Island and the surrounding mainland towns. When you are sitting on such gold, you’ll need to be sure you get the most out of it and that’s where your trusted local experts can help.
Treasure Realty has… Read More “Sitting on Gold in the Greater Topsail Area”
Learning and Sharing About Our Treasures
The greater Topsail area is a fascinating place. We learn so much about the environment, the wildlife, and our beautiful ocean just by living here. There are also a number of area organizations that help us understand the area just a bit better. They educate residents and visitors alike on our marine life, our… Read More “Treasures in the Greater Topsail Area”
The holiday spirit in Onslow County is here! Our locals and small business owners are what make it so much fun to visit our area. Check out this round-up of 21 Fun Things to Do in Onslow County throughout the month of December. We hope you join us at our local festivities and events that have become memory-making traditions! We look forward to… Read More “Onslow County Christmas Events!”
The upcoming 30th Annual King Mackerel Tournament
Welcome to the 30th annual Sneads Ferry Rotary Club’s King Mackerel Tournament (KMT), an SKA sanctioned event, to be held on August 20-21, 2021. Brought to you by the Sneads Ferry Rotary Club. Major sponsors are: Pluris, Onslow County, Power Marine Outfitters, & JOEMC. Over $40,000 in prizes will be awarded. To see the… Read More “2021 Sneads Ferry King Mackerel Tournament”
“Known for its family-friendly beaches and fresh seafood, the Topsail and mainland areas also feature some amazing opportunities for enjoying the open water while fishing under the guidance of an experienced inshore captain.“
By: Pat Fontana
Capt. Brent Banks grew up on the water in Onslow County. A lifelong passion for fishing began at age 7, when he started fishing… Read More “Charter Fishing is Specktacular in Sneads Ferry”
by Donna Byrd
Have you ever been to a place that you absolutely loved and no matter where you went, after that one visit, you promised yourself that one day you would return?
Maybe it was an out of the way, small hotel with a room and a balcony that looked out onto an ancient cobblestoned street, a restaurant… Read More “Topsail Island Trading Company: Find Your Way Back”