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Marine Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer was faithfully serving his country by supporting Iraqi security forces Aug. 10, 2019 when he was fatally wounded. The 14-year Marine had been stationed with the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion, Marine Forces Special Operations Command at Camp Lejeune in...

Jacksonville NC celebrated Freedom Day on Dec. 9 this year in recognition of the anniversary of the 13th Amendment's ratification. During the city's observance, the speakers addressed a modern day form of slavery - human trafficking. The city of Jacksonville is known as one of the...

The Swansboro Board of Commissioners awarded the town's community service award for this year to Mike McHugh on Tuesday, Dec. 3. So, what has McHugh been up to to earn this honor? He, along with his canine buddy Kaycee, has been faithfully picking up litter...

Two efforts are in progress to bring some joy at Christmas to individuals and families who are struggling in the Jacksonville NC area. First of all, a group called Christmas Cheer is working to help families in need have a happy holiday season this year. The...

Jacksonville celebrates the end of slavery in the U.S. Jacksonville NC residents can observe with pride a special day in December set apart to commemorate Jacksonville's support of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. This amendment followed up President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation by legally...

How many of you feel that your Christmas holiday season is just not complete without experiencing "The Nutcracker" ballet? The Dance Theater of Jacksonville is going to make sure that your holiday wish is fulfilled. The dance group is putting the final touches on its...

It's the day before Thanksgiving, and you may not have bought your turkey or ham yet. Maybe you have been sitting on the fence about whether you want to cook or not because it's just you and your spouse for Thanksgiving this year. Whatever your...

If you and your family haven't yet visited the Zing Zumm Children's Museum in Jacksonville NC yet, it's time to check it out. The museum celebrated the one-year anniversary of its opening at its downtown location Nov. 16 (Saturday). Zing Zumm Museum provides an "unstructured interactive...

Whole Vet, in tandem with the Military Veterans Enablement Coalition, is hosting an event to help Jacksonville-based members of the military. The event focuses on members of the military anticipating a discharge in the near future with the goal of helping them to transition to...

ABC Channel News 12 is reporting that the Onslow County Board of Education is moving ahead with construction of a new elementary school near the village of Stump Sound. The purpose is to relieve overcrowding at Dixon Elementary School. The board originally planned to build...

WNCT9 recently reported that Onslow County NC is offering a new Head Start program that goes beyond the standard Head Start program. The Early Head Start program will soon be available to serve infants from six weeks old up to three years old at Jacksonville's...

As Christmas approaches, Jacksonville NC is joining with local radio stations to host a two-day Winterfest Artisan Market Dec. 6-8 at two locations. It kicks off Friday evening (Dec. 6) from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Jacksonville Commons Recreation Center (100 Recreation Lane). It...