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!”
By: Kelly Burich (Race Director)
For the last 25 years, my family has participated in some sort of “Turkey Trot” or Thanksgiving Day race. It’s a staple of our holiday! It gives us permission in our minds to eat and drink more!
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we were blessed to become owners at St. Regis in North Topsail Beach. And… Read More “North Topsail Beach Gobble Wobble!”
By: Gaylene Branton
TOPSAIL BEACH – For the 32nd year, art and music lovers will gather in Topsail Beach, North Carolina at the Autumn with Topsail (AWT) Festival. The festival takes place, rain or shine, Oct.15 from 5 – 8:30p.m., Oct. 16 from 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m., and Oct. 17 from 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. on the grounds of… Read More “32nd Year Autumn With Topsail Festival!”
By: Alicia Blake
Vacation homes are a great investment for those who want to get out of the house without spending too much cash. A literal home away from home, these properties give you a place to escape to at any time with no fuss. An article from Bloomberg shares that there are around 5.7 million vacation homes in the US. A… Read More “What You Should Consider Before Buying a Vacation Home.”
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”
The island life is an amazing experience at Topsail. You can relax on the beach, surf on the waves, enjoy great seafood, and have a front row seat for spectacular sunrises and sunsets. You might also get a good view of some of the other life that inhabits Topsail Island, the wildlife that is.
Life Around Topsail Island!
By: Pat… Read More “The Other Island Life”
Holly Ridge was a very small town before World War II, nestled between Hampstead and Sneads Ferry and about halfway between Wilmington and Jacksonville.
Business is Booming in Holly Ridge!
By: Pat Fontana
When the military established Camp Davis in the heart of Holly Ridge, the population swelled to over 110,000. The military has since left the camp and the… Read More “Holly Ridge is Back on the Map!”
Onslow Bay Boats New Facility in Holly Ridge, North Carolina
What do you buy when you live in an area as beautiful as ours, and you have limited travel or vacation options given the current constraints? You buy a boat and go out on the water! That’s what Brad Knight, founder and majority owner of Onslow Bay Boats, has found… Read More “Building Boats for Topsail, North Carolina, and Beyond”
Topsail Island and the mainland are best known for the water that surrounds us. Our area also features a number of beautiful parks.
The Parks of Pender and Onslow
by Pat Fontana
Topsail Island and the mainland are best known for the water that surrounds us here. We enjoy swimming, boating, and fishing on Chadwick Bay, Stump Sound, the New… Read More “The Parks of Topsail”