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”
by Donna Byrd There are some things that just go together: beach towels and beach chairs, sunscreen and sunglasses, bikinis and cover-ups, Coronas and lime slices, sand pails and shovels, fried shrimp and cocktail sauce, beach vacays and Bert’s Surf Shop…Bert’s Surf Shop? You know it! If you’re like me, you grew up taking your summer vacations and weekend getaways… Read More “Bert’s Surf Shop Surf City – Icon of the Carolina Beaches”
Why would someone in the Hampstead, Holly Ridge, or Topsail areas drive to Wilmington to catch a flight? Here’s a recent interview with the airport’s director Julie Wilsey who tells us why a lot of customers choose ILM because it offers the best of all worlds.
Historic ILM: Convenient, accessible, and expanding into the future
By: Pat Fontana
The Wilmington… Read More “Coast on in, coast on out – ILM is serving Greater Topsail Island and everyone up and down North Carolina’s coast.”
“Experienced from all sides, as a buyer, a seller, and now as an agent, Scott Franko has “always been fascinated with real estate.” A professional in brand design and sales and marketing for 30 years, Scott has done a lot of work within the real estate industry and has been an investor himself. Now he contributes that marketing expertise as… Read More “An Eye for Marketing, Design, and Commercial Real Estate”
“Experienced from all sides, as a buyer, a seller, and now as an agent, Scott Franko has “always been fascinated with real estate.” A professional in brand design and sales and marketing for 30 years, Scott has done a lot of work within the real estate industry and has been an investor himself. Now he contributes that marketing expertise as… Read More “Treasure Realty’s Commercial Real Estate Serving the Greater Topsail Island Area”
“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”