08th Aug2012

Adult kickball league coming to Surf City

by Contributor

SURFCITY – Here is an opportunity to revisit childhood! If you are an adult, 18 years or older, you can sign up and play in  the new Kickball program, with league play to run Aug. 18 through Sept. 30 at the Surf City Diamonds complex outside the community building. A tournament will follow the first week of October.

08th Aug2012

Bingo at Topsail Beach

by Contributor

TOPSAIL BEACH – A popular summer evening treat is back at Topsail Beach.

08th Aug2012

Wellness educational classes this Saturday at Realo Discount Drugs

by Lee Wagner

SURF CITY – Some pharmacies – many of which have turned into mini-department stores – simply fill your prescriptions while others offer other services that can enhance your education when it comes to alternative ways of dealing with certain maladies.

08th Aug2012

Need for interpreter in DSS questioned

by Ken Clarke

BURGAW – A request to hire three part time bilingual interpreters in DSS drew the attention of two Pender commissioners who questioned the need of these positions.

08th Aug2012

NTB Highrise bridge to have lane closure

by Contributor

NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH - The North Carolina Department of Transportation will have intermittent right (outside) lane closures of the North Topsail Highrise Bridge on NC 210 Thursday and Friday Aug. 9 and 10 and again Monday and Tuesday Aug 13 and14 from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day for routine inspections.

08th Aug2012

“Spice” ring busted in Surf City and Swansboro

by Contributor

SURF CITY - A three month joint investigation between the Surf City Police Department and the Swansboro Police Department, with the assistance of the Carolina Beach Police Department ended in the arrest of Abdul Aziz Awadth and Ali Kassim Almahboosh for charges of Possession with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a synthetic Cannabinoid (aka Spice), and felony maintaining a business for the purpose of selling a controlled substance.

08th Aug2012

Surf City offers adult summer soccer

by Contributor

SURF CITY - Every Thursday night from June 21 to Aug. 30, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. there is adult summer soccer at the Surf City Community Center. Participants must be ages 13 and older. All levels welcome as are both men and women. Participants must wear Non-marking court shoes only and Shin guards are recommended.

08th Aug2012

Today in History – August 8 – Nixon resigns

by Ken Clarke

On this day in history in 1974 President Richard Nixon went on television and announced he was resigning as the 37th President of the United States. By doing so he became the first president in history to resign.