Pender County N.C. Cooperative Extension is a resource for farm and garden assistance as well as youth development.
Topsail Senior Center helps with advocacy, socialization, nutrition, exercise and more for the area’s older population.
Women pilots known as WASPs served the country during World War II, many of them at Camp Davis in Holly Ridge.
Accessible only by boat, Lea-Hutaff Island offers 5,641-acres of sandy shoreline, beach dunes and tidal marsh.
Locals have often wondered about the veracity of Hampstead’s self-proclaimed moniker, so a longtime resident searches for its origins.