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  1. SandiCastles teaches art of building beach sculpturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Topsail Advertiser

    Have you ever tried to build a detailed sand sculpture like the ones you see at competitions? Did your castle look more like a moat? Have you ever tried to build a detailed sand sculpture like the ones you see at competitions? Did your castle look more like a moat? The most common mistake people make when building sand sculptures is that they bang the sand, said Sandi Adams, owner of SandiCastles. Adams has been building sand sculptures since 2008, teaching lessons, competing in the art and providing sand sculptures for events.

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  2. Intern appreciates hands-on role at turtle hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Topsail Advertiser

    Friends and relatives can have quite a bit of influence on our lives. Olivia Latran heard only good things about us from one of our summer externs, and from her aunt who lives in Wilmington, and even though she researched a lot of "animal internships" she kept coming back to ours.

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  3. Psychology major focuses on her obsession: sea turtlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Topsail Advertiser

    When this psychology major hailing from Lexington says she has "always been obsessed with sea turtles" we have to believe she knows what she's talking about. Over the years Rachel Woolridge has heard stories from her friends who have visited our hospital which led her to spend the past three years researching sea turtles in books, ecology and conservation articles and scientific journals "just for fun."

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  4. Woman dies in hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Topsail Advertiser

    A 53-year-old pedestrian died Wednesday afternoon in Sneads Ferry after a truck swerved to avoid colliding with a turning vehicle, struck the woman and fled the scene.A 53-year-old pedestrian died Wednesday afternoon in Sneads Ferry after a truck swerved to avoid colliding with a turning vehicle, struck the woman and fled the scene. A 53-year-old pedestrian died Wednesday afternoon in Sneads Ferry after a truck swerved to avoid colliding with a turning vehicle, struck the woman and fled the scene.

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  5. Area happenings, July 23 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Topsail Advertiser

    Share the Table presents Let Your Light Shine Christian Music Concert July 23 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Soundside Park. The fundraiser supports Share the Table, a local food program.

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  6. Dogs cruise too aboard The Belle of Topsail Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Topsail Advertiser

    More and more pet owners are sharing activities with their dogs and even bringing them on vacation. Now they can cruise the Intercostal Waterway together, too.

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  7. Topsail puts former turtle hospital up for sale, againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Topsail Advertiser

    A majority of Topsail Beach commissioners agreed Wednesday night to advertise an open bid of $170,000 for the former Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center. Commissioner Julian Bone, who made the motion to sell the property, said the board needed to "sell it and be done with it."

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  8. Offshore mahi action hottest in a long timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | Topsail Advertiser

    Thank goodness the heat has died off a bit. I can now step outside during the day and not feel like I'm going to burst into flames.

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  9. Topsail puts former turtle hospital up for sale, again Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Topsail Advertiser

    A majority of Topsail Beach commissioners agreed Wednesday night to advertise an open bid of $170,000 for the former Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center. Commissioner Julian Bone, who made the motion to sell the property, said the board needed to "sell it and be done with it."

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  10. Intern provides hands-on care to recuperating turtlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Topsail Advertiser

    When Jose Santiago said he became interested in our internship because of a class he took at his "maritime high school in Philadelphia" I could only say, "huh?" Because I had never heard of a maritime high school Jose patiently explained that: "It's just like a regular high school only everything has an environmental and maritime twist. Instead of biology it's marine biology - you have boating courses and in 10th grade we had a whole semester when we studied sea turtles."

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  11. Trolling for kings a " Part 1 of 2 Updated Jul 16, 2015 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Topsail Advertiser

    The king mackerel is one of the most sought after species on the North Carolina coast. The king is right at the top of the food chain and is a terrific fighter.

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  12. Several local places to enjoy summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | Topsail Advertiser

    There are plenty of creatures to learn about at the aquarium. The Living Shipwreck exhibit offers the chance to touch a sea turtle, horseshoe crab or stingray.

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  13. Several local places to enjoy summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | Topsail Advertiser

    There are plenty of creatures to learn about at the aquarium. The Living Shipwreck exhibit offers the chance to touch a sea turtle, horseshoe crab or stingray.

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  14. Offshore mahi action hottest in a long time Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Topsail Advertiser

    Thank goodness the heat has died off a bit. I can now step outside during the day and not feel like I'm going to burst into flames.

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  15. CFCC event to honor military service Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Topsail Advertiser

    Cape Fear Community College's Surf City location will host a Military Appreciation Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. According to a news release, the event seeks to honor active duty and retired veterans in the area, as well as inform attendees of CFCC's new location and class offerings.

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  16. Camp Lejeune Marine reflects on American Ninja Warrior experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Topsail Advertiser

    Captain Kristin Dalton, of Surf City, was among roughly 100 competitors on Monday's special military episode of the NBC show that puts contestants through a series of obstacles. The mom of three traveled to San Pedro, California, where current and former military members were taken through an explanation of the course prior to their run.

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  17. Area happenings, July 9 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Topsail Advertiser

    Surf City Parks and Recreation is initiating a "tennis ladder" for recreational and social play but with a competitive edge. You can challenge players either above or below you on the ladder and match play will run from Aug. 1 to Nov. 31. Matches can be played at the Community Center courts or any other court in Pender, Onslow or New Hanover counties.

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  18. Dredging concludes on N. TopsailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Topsail Advertiser

    The pipes and machinery for pumping sand and picking up rocks were cleared off the beach by the June 30 deadline, officially closing out the Phase 5 beach nourishment at the south end of town. The project faced numerous hurdles and was extended two months beyond the original deadline but ultimately reached the goal of a wider, restored shoreline at the south end all the way to the Surf City line.

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  19. Dogs cruise too aboard The Belle of TopsailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | Topsail Advertiser

    SURF CITY More and more pet owners are sharing activities with their dogs and even bringing them on vacation. Now they can cruise the Intercostal Waterway together, too.

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  20. Onslow County native creates jewelry from beach finds Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Topsail Advertiser

    Kim Nelson, owner of Your Island Treasure, crafts sea glass, shells, sharks' teeth and other shoreline finds into unique one-of-a-kind pendants, earrings, bracelets and more. Born and raised in Onslow County, Nelson had been coming to area beaches all her life.

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