History Articles

The Story of Ocean City

The Story of Ocean City

The history of the Ocean City community is now on full display in an expanded and enhanced exhibit at the Missiles & More Museum in Topsail Beach.

A Family’s Paradise

A Family’s Paradise

The Bland brothers, descendants of the first deed holder on Topsail Island, recount some of their family’s history on the island.

Road Trip

Road Trip

Biltmore Estate in Asheville makes for a great escape from the beach any time of year.

Past Articles

The Gold Hole

The Gold Hole

Rumors of buried treasure persist around Topsail Island, and the best documented story of a search for it occurred before World War II.

A Rich History, A Promising Future

A Rich History, A Promising Future

Camp Davis contributed to the massive growth of Holly Ridge in the 1940s, and the site, now an industrial park, continues to be responsible for the area’s growth today.