Coastal Carolina – Spring Fever Hits Hard

Cause if you gots the fever, I’ve gots the remedy    by Donna Byrd I don’t know….It started a few weeks ago.  I’d been fine up until then…But something’s happening to me.  I can’t stop staring out the window.  It’s like, something’s out there and it’s calling me.  Calling my name!  And, I’m hearing things. The ground sounds like it’s rumbling.… Read More “Coastal Carolina – Spring Fever Hits Hard”

Loving My Neighborhood – Chadwick Shores

Loving My Neighborhood — Chadwick Shores By Donna Byrd Would it be OK if I gushed a little about my new neighborhood, Chadwick Shores? Bill and I have been in the Sneads Ferry/Topsail Beach area for about four years now. We’ve been married for thirty-five years and we’ve lived many places:  Tarboro, NC, Virginia Beach, New Orleans, Atlanta, Orlando, Miami,… Read More “Loving My Neighborhood – Chadwick Shores”

Topsail Island, NC Vacationers Giving Back: Friends Feeding Friends

Topsail Island Vacationers Giving Back: Friends Feeding Friends Friends Feeding Friends (F3) is a new charitable outreach on Topsail Island sponsored by The Emma Anderson Memorial Chapel in Topsail Beach, NC. The program was inspired by a very successful food assistance program, “A Second Helping,” in Holden Beach, NC. Since June 21st of this year, F3 volunteers have been collecting… Read More “Topsail Island, NC Vacationers Giving Back: Friends Feeding Friends”

A Topsail Island Tradition Since 1975: Andrews’ Produce in N. Topsail Beach

A Topsail Island Tradition Since 1975 The Andrews’ Produce Stand in N. Topsail Beach For nearly 40 years, the Andrews family has been selling produce and other locally grown goodies at the corner of Island Drive and 2nd Avenue in N. Topsail Beach. It all started around the time that Onslow County native, James Andrews (pictured below), built a beach… Read More “A Topsail Island Tradition Since 1975: Andrews’ Produce in N. Topsail Beach”

Topsail Island Local Artist – Darlyne Clapp

Darlyne is truly an artist with her camera as anyone who has seen her photography will attest. Her life long dream of living at the ocean has been achieved and Darlyne’s love of the ocean, sunrises, sunsets and Topsail Island is apparent in each of her photos. If you don’t follow Darlyne (Topsail Island Local Artist) on Facebook already, you… Read More “Topsail Island Local Artist – Darlyne Clapp”

Topsail Island Treasures – Jewelry and Decorative Items From Sea Glass

Topsail Island Treasures is an “at home” business specializing in creations made from Sea Glass and other treasures found on Topsail Island.  Owner/creator/artist, Kim Nelson, transforms her love for the Island into jewelry, decorative items and photographs …… Unless otherwise noted, every shard of Sea Glass and every Sharks Tooth in her creations were found on (or off-shore) Topsail Island.… Read More “Topsail Island Treasures – Jewelry and Decorative Items From Sea Glass”