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Sewing Kindness

Sewing Kindness

Local student Jon Siemon and his mother help the community with homemade masks. Jon Siemon, a rising senior at Topsail...

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Investing in Education

Investing in Education

Pender Education Partnership, a nonprofit educational foundation, works to support students, teachers and schools in Pender County. An investment in education is an investment in the future. This...

Emergency Dental Care

Emergency Dental Care

Don’t worry — Pierpan Dentistry is still providing emergency care despite the stay at home orders. With so many drastic changes in our everyday lives now that we are sheltering at home, it’s...

Weathering the Storms

Weathering the Storms

Sandi Lowry of Mia’s Marketplace talks about the trials and joys of owning a small business. When Sandi Lowry moved to North Carolina from Pennsylvania 10 years ago due to her husbands’ job...

Your Guide to Surf City

Your Guide to Surf City

As marketing and facility rental coordinator at Surf City Welcome Center, Audrey Goyer loves showing others all the great things about her new coastal hometown. A native of Loveland, Ohio, a small...

Sign of the Times

Sign of the Times

Jaxon Signs has been making a creative impression in the Topsail area for more than a decade. You could say that Cathy Jackson saw the sign to start her own business after years of working at...

Wisdom, Talent & Time

Wisdom, Talent & Time

Volunteering with RSVP through Pender Adult Services helps seniors remain active and enrich the lives of others in need. Most of today’s retirees want to stay active once they settle into their...

All Aboard!

All Aboard!

We caught up with Lara Beaudoin with Topsail Tiki Tours to find out more about the unique and fun opportunities they offer! How long has Tiki Tours been in business? Owners Captain James Ross and...

History in the Making

History in the Making

Historical Society of Topsail Island not only interprets the island’s intriguing past, but also contributes to the betterment of the community. Although it’s only one small link in the chain of...