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Claims from residents whose vehicles were damaged after they drove into a sinkhole in a Jacksonville road have been denied by the city's insurance company.
Onslow County Board of Education unanimously decided to fund more than $400,000 in safety and security upgrades through its capital outlay fund.
According to Norman Bryson of Onslow County Emergency Services, the wreck occurred on the highway between CC Road and N.C. 210 at approximately 10:45 a.m. Bryson said at least two people were transported to the hospital afterward.
Businesses and local charity organizations are calling on the community to help spread the Christmas spirit to local, underprivileged children through gift drives, including Angel Tree drives.
Laptime for infants up to 23 months and their caregivers meets at the Main Branch every Wednesday at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Time for Twos for 2 year olds and their caregivers meets at the Main Branch every Thursday at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Preschool Storytime, for children ages 3 to 5 meets at the Sneads Ferry Branch every Tuesday at 10 a.m. and at the ... (more)
I had much to give thanks for this Thanksgiving. I made it through to the other side of the Festival of Trees, my son Jimmy's wedding the day before Thanksgiving and 22 people for Thanksgiving dinner.
Retired Master Gunnery Sgt. James R. Childers Jr. is an icon around the Onslow County Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans.
Protestors took to the Brickyard on the N.C. State campus Friday to protest the school's sale of the 79,000 acre Hofman Forest in Onslow and Jones counties.
The 2013-2014 Miss Onslow County Queens were recently crowned during the Miss Onslow County Pageant at the Sneads Ferry Community Center.
"I'm not sure that fog was a factor in all of them, but I know we were pretty backed up morning," said Trooper J.D. Kirk of the Highway Patrol office in Onslow County.
In one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina and the nation, the unemployment rate is still slightly above the national average.
ONSLOW PARKS and Recreation hosts "Holly Day" from 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 8 at Holly Ridge Municipal Park with Christmas carols, snow, Santa and Polar Express Train.
Onslow County Parks and Recreation and Carmike Cinema are sponsoring Saturday with Santa on Dec. 7 at Carmike Cinema 16 near Jacksonville Mall.
Traffic is clearing after a morning wreck on N.C. 24 closed one lane of the highway just outside of Swansboro.