The third annual Christmas Tree Lighting kicks off the holiday celebrations at Hampstead Kiwanis Park.
My mother’s Baked Bean Casserole is my go-to dish when I’m asked to “bring a side,” and I’m always asked to share the recipe.
Through the Greater Topsail Area Community Garden, Topsail High School students help address food insecurity.
A native of Pender County, Dawson served as the Tourism Assistant for six years during a period of remarkable growth in the county’s tourism sector.
The Town of Surf City calls artists to enter its mural project by January 30, 2024.
Two Topsail High School Marching Band musicians will perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade’s Great American Marching Band.
Coastal Soul Professionals partners with Cleaning for a Reason to offer house cleanings for cancer patients.
Who knew the sweetness of figs, the freshness of rosemary and the piney taste of gin could come together for such a tasty cocktail?
Tate Tucker offers sunset cruises and boat rides to Lea Island with Tuck’s Water Shuttle service.
Country music star Scotty McCreery will perform at the Surf City Live concert series at Soundside Park on Saturday.
The Topsail Chamber is now accepting registrations for the 2023 Christmas Flotilla on December 9.
Pender County is hosting two more guided hikes as part of N.C. Year of the Trail celebrations.
The Pender County Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan envisions a future in which walkers and bikers are just as safe as drivers.
For Andrew and Devon Kovacs, Topsail Island is not only home but also a playground for their favorite sport of kiteboarding.
In 2019 Rhonda Davis Consulting was opened which serves the local community and offers a variety of services including grant writing and research, fundraising and talent management and image consulting.
After working all over the world, Steve Smith retired to Topsail Beach and now, as the town’s mayor, he’s just as busy as ever.
North Topsail Beach will hold its first annual Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade & Costume Contest on October 25.
Dr. Manning brings a distinguished healthcare career to Hampstead, with roles including Chief of Staff at ECU Beaufort Hospital and teaching at Eastern Carolina University. He emphasizes teaching doctors to communicate effectively with patients and families.
With N Sea. Oyster Co. and Oyster Barn Connor and Alyssa MacNair are keeping our waters clean, feeding people tasty oysters and contributing to area communities.
With consent from Sheriff Alan Cutler, Hampstead resident Cynthia Tart led the charge to establish the Pender Sheriff’s Charitable Foundation.
Topsail High School’s Pirate Classic Competition will host 22 North Carolina marching bands on October 21.
The 1st Annual Autumn Fest will be hosted in downtown Burgaw on October 21st from 9:00 am to 5:00 p.m.
Islanders Jane and Robert Jeffreys have reopened Topsail Beach’s beloved Godwin’s Market, which dates all the way back to 1949.
The annual bicycle ride organized by The Reel Housewives of Topsail Island is set for this Saturday, October 7, 2023.
The new company, now known as Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Treasure®, still has many of the same faces that made Treasure Realty one of the strongest and most trusted real estate forces in the entire area.
Get spooked this season with a walk through Wild Hare Sanctuary’s Haunted Trail.
Cape Fear Community College’s commitment to Pender County Schools is recognized in a proclamation.
With Hidden Ships Distillery in Surf City, Andy and Amy Szwejbka have opened Topsail Island’s first distillery and craft cocktail bar.
As Pender Early College High School Principal Christie Brown retires, Daniel Sidor is taking over as the new principal.
Get in the holiday spirit at The Gardens of Southeastern North Carolina’s holiday light show and festival, The Southern Lights.
Topsail High School visual art teacher Caitlyn Bachman has been awarded the prestigious NCAEA National Honor Society Chapter Sponsor of the Year.
Oceans RV Resort in Holly Ridge is a new luxury campground within easy reach of the Topsail beaches.
Learn the history and meanings behind the colorful flags around Topsail Island.
Three Pender County Schools principals — Surf City Middle School’s Crystal Hall, C.F. Pope Elementary’s Brittany Moore and Burgaw Middle School’s Paula King-Jacobs — have been accepted into the prestigious Early Career Principals Academy.
Pender County Tourism announces another record year in visitor economic impact.
Greater Topsail Area Chamber of Commerce hires Tammy Proctor as its new interim executive director.
Author Curtis Hardison will sign copies of his book Griot: The Evolution of Edgecombe, A Historical Perspective in Wilmington and Topsail Beach on August 23 and 24.
Franchising expands Burrito Shak’s footprint across North Carolina and South Carolina.
Pender County Library invites public input on the location of the new Hampstead Library.
Pender County Tourism and Carolina Marketing Company are collaborating to publish the 2024 Visitor Guide for Pender County.
Entrepreneur Richard Johnson makes a generous donation to Pender Arts Council to support arts programming in Pender County.
Poke bowls look and taste impressive and are surprisingly easy to make at home.
Matt Perkins’ Surf Shorts podcast collects the stories of recreational surfers for the world to hear.
Whether they are building a home from scratch or renovating an existing one, Channel Marker Builders takes pride in producing homes that are both aesthetically appealing and fully functional.
Retired school counselor Mary Beth Utt enjoys the creativity of making fused-glass art from her Surf City home.
Rocky Point Elementary Wins $5,000 for its orchestra program.
Diver Surfside Cafe, a family-run business offering coffee, fresh-pressed juices, smoothies, bowls and bites, is run by a longtime local and a couple who are newer to town.
Amy Burton is Pender County’s new fire marshal.
PORCH Pender works on a neighborhood level to assist local food pantries.
Childhood roots on Topsail Island led Megan Zipfel to UNCW then out West, where she’s a rising star in NBA communications.