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  1. Family provides comfort to children during medical strugglesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | Topsail Advertiser

    Emily Grace Hollis' room is coated in shades of pink and white. Beautifully framed pictures of her time in dance and among friends and family tell a story of happiness, love, devotion, and even resilience.

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  2. Volunteers sought to a hikea 1,200 miles in a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Topsail Advertiser

    Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail are asking for participants to accomplish a profound adventure: hiking the entire Mountains-to-Seas Trail in one day. “On September 9, the goal is to hike or paddle 100 percent of the trail,” Executive Director Kate Dixon said.

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  3. Several issues discussed during Holly Ridge Town Hall Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Topsail Advertiser

    But that was just one of many comments made. Topics discussed during the session ranged from volunteer opportunities, the need for an ambulance stationed locally and concerns of rezoning near residential areas.

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  4. 200-year-old graveyard remains undisturbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Topsail Advertiser

    No damage has been found by authorities after a report that a 200-year-old graveyard near Morris Landing was disturbed by developers, prompting the Onslow County Sheriff's Office to investigate. Major Chris Thomas with OCSO said a deputy investigated the report stating a single headstone at the site was disturbed, but no evidence of damage was found.

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  5. Officials had received reports of construction impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Topsail Advertiser

    No damage has been found by authorities after a report that a 200-year-old graveyard near Morris Landing was disturbed by developers, prompting the Onslow County Sheriff's Office to investigate. Major Chris Thomas with OCSO said a deputy investigated the report stating a single headstone at the site was disturbed, but no evidence of damage was found.

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  6. Officials: 40-acre fire was a human-causedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Topsail Advertiser

    Officials announced the fire that consumed around 40 acres of woods Tuesday was human-caused, but what exactly the humans did is still under investigation. Inside the wooded area where the fire consumed the underbrush and scorched the bark of hardwoods and loblolly pines, 12-foot earthen pathways form a perimeter around the fire scene, a man-made barrier created during the fire battle by heavy equipment and first responders.

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  7. Surf City boy challenges Marines to a 'plank-off'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Topsail Advertiser

    An 11-year-old Surf City resident is putting his abs to the test against Marines and local residents in a plank-off scheduled this week to continue to raise money for Holly Ridge resident Zebudy "Zeb" Carlyle who needs a kidney transplant. Ethan Blevins has been selling his wrestling, boxing and Jiu Jitsu trophies and medals to help raise money for Jeb's family to help with the cost of not only medical bills, but also travel expenses to UNC Children's Hospital in Chapel Hill.

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  8. How the Holly Ridge Town Council voted Feb 15 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Topsail Advertiser

    Budget amendment for Fiscal Year 2015-2016: The town council approved the budget amendment for the previous fiscal year budget to account for a vehicle which was ordered in one fiscal year and delivered in another. Payment insurance claim: The town council approved the expenditure of $2,500 for the Interlocal Risk Financing Fund of North Carolina incident deductible.

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  9. Keith Whaley accepts new role as chief of Holly Ridge PDRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Topsail Advertiser

    Holly Ridge's Keith Whaley said he's still a little nervous and excited about his new position 10 days after officially taking on the title. Whaley's main order of business is to ensure his officers are enforcing laws and being community-oriented in the small town, he said.

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  10. Sneads Ferry residents learn about DOT plans for U.S. 17 Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Topsail Advertiser

    The Old Folkstone Road resident said she's concerned the construction will divert traffic to other roads, where drivers can avoid having to make a U-turn onto U.S. 17. Although the project won't affect her property, she said it should help improve traffic in the area. The project, set to begin in 2020, would create a superstreet, Jacksonville Transportation Administrator Anthony Prinz said.

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  11. NCDOT hosts public meeting for Sneads Ferry/U.S 17 proposed project Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Topsail Advertiser

    North Carolina Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting this week about a proposed project to construct a "superstreet" section along U.S. 17 between Sneads Ferry Road and Old Folkstone Road. The meeting will be held 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Free Will Baptist Church, 133 Old Folkstone Road in Holly Ridge.

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  12. Offer made, accepted on former nursing home Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Topsail Advertiser

    A former Holly Ridge nursing home could have a new owner in the near future following the town council accepting a $200,000 offer on the property. The offer was accepted during the council's Tuesday night meeting with the condition that the council can accept a higher bid for a 10-day period.

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  13. Sneads Ferry outreach moving to Wilmington Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Topsail Advertiser

    Jeanette "Mama J" Lopez, founder of Mama J's Helping Hands, recently announced her decision to move the food bank from its Sneads Ferry location into Wilmington. "We were offered a very large space about six times the size of Mama J's," she said.

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  14. Offer made on former nursing home in Holly Ridge Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Topsail Advertiser

    Holly Ridge Town Council will consider an offer for the purchase of a former assisted living facility at its meeting this week. According to the meeting's agenda, the Town Council will decide to change the method of sale for 325 Sound Road from an electronic auction to the upset bid process.

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  15. Officials praise life-saving power of overdose reversal drugs Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Topsail Advertiser

    Area law enforcement officials say 2016 brought drug arrests, high bonds and a lot of people pulled back from the brink of an overdose death. Narcan, a drug that reverses the effects of an overdose, had been administered in Onslow County 207 times as of early December, said Beth Himes, the EMS Division Chief at Onslow County Emergency Services.

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  16. Winter storm brings icy roads, power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | Topsail Advertiser

    "Expect a lot of slick spots morning. After morning there will be very limited spots of standing water as the sun comes out and everything dries out," Duffey said.

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  17. OCSO: Man arrested for selling marijuana to high school students Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    Several anonymous calls to Crime Stoppers claimed the Holly Ridge man was selling marijuana to students near Dixon High School and around the Sneads Ferry area A Holly Ridge man accused of selling drugs to high school students remains in jail after being arrested last week.Michael Wayne Radetski, 41, of Dixon Estates Road was arrested by the Onslow County Sheriff's Office Dec. 21 and charged with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school; felony manufacture marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school; felony manufacturing marijuana; felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver marijuana; felony possession of marijuana; felony maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances; felony possession of a firearm by a felon; two counts of misdemeanor child abuse and neglect; and misdemeanor possession of marijuana ... (more)

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  18. Holly Ridge leaders to discuss adopting an ordinance amending zoning ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    "There is not a significant change that will impact citizens or having to do with building permits or anything like that," Joe Pierce, town manager, said, adding that the amendment is just from "legislative updates that have been handed down ." Town leaders also plan to discuss moving funds from the Liberty Fountain and Parks and Recreation accounts into the general checking account, the agenda said.

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  19. Man accused of killing father arrested while accomplice pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    William Zachary Parker pleaded guilty to second degree murder in Onslow County Superior Court early Tuesday morning for the 2014 fatal shooting of a 60-year-old man who was asleep at the time of his death. Parker is accused of killing Elmer Lee Hudler of Holly Ridge, April 23, 2014, according to warrants.

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  20. Man pleads guilty to Holly Ridge man's shooting death, 2nd arrest madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Topsail Advertiser

    William Zachary Parker pleaded guilty to second degree murder in Onslow County Superior Court early Tuesday morning for the 2014 fatal shooting of a 60-year-old man who was asleep at the time of his death. Parker is accused of killing Elmer Lee Hudler of Holly Ridge, April 23, 2014, according to warrants.

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