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Sturgeon City, Jacksonville's environmental education center, has recently won a grant from the North Carolina Science Museums Grant Program. WCTI News Channel 12 reported that the grant program awarded approximately $2.4 million to science centers, and Sturgeon City is receiving $60,000. This environmental education center opened...

The long-awaited safety improvement at the Henderson Drive crosswalk in Jacksonville, NC was realized October 24  as Jacksonville High School students headed for home that day. The safety improvement is a High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk (HAWK) beacon, which has now been activated. This is how it works...

Early voting for this year in Onslow County, NC began Oct. 16 and will run through Nov. 1 (Friday) as the Nov. 5 official Election Day approaches. Early voting here is also known as "one-stop absentee voting." Early voting hours are 8 a.m. through 5...

JDNews.com reported that the City of Jacksonville NC partnered with the Beirut Memorial Advisory Board and Camp Lejeune to present the Beirut Memorial Observance October 23. Hundreds of people from near and far attended this observance of the 1983 bombing of the Marine barracks in...

A new YMCA facility is preparing to open its doors to the Onslow County community at noon October 24 (Thursday). This facility promises to offer the Jacksonville area a wide variety of services, and the idea for it was hatched two years ago with more...

The United States Marine Base Camp Lejeune, located in Jacksonville, NC area, is planning to embark upon a huge building project in the next few years. The estimated price tag for this project is $3 billion. Its purpose is to recover from much of the...

As it turns out, one member of the all-woman pair scheduled for a spacewalk outside the International Space Station either Oct. 17 or 18 hails from Jacksonville, NC. Christina Hammock Koch is a former resident of Jacksonville. Koch was born in Michigan, but she grew...

Residents in the Jacksonville NC area have a bevy of fun events to engage in throughout the month of October. These events include opportunities to play outdoors as the weather cools off and fall colors flourish. Activities range from celebrations of the fall season to...

An article in JDNews.com on October 8 reached out to Onslow County NC communities to request assistance in collecting food for schoolchildren when they go home for the weekend. While public schools provide meals for low-income children during the school week through the federal child...

The internet and our own phones sometimes seem to be a minefield when it comes to being scammed and robbed by bad players. So, Onslow County Sheriff's deputies decided to put together and communicate some tips to WNCT9 with the goal of helping area residents...

Are you getting close to realizing your dream to travel to Paris, London, Rome or other foreign city? One important part of making plans for a trip to any country outside the United States is obtaining a passport. If you live in Jacksonville NC and...

The Howard family of Jacksonville NC has opened their 10-acre farm to the public as the fall season gets underway, according to a WNCT9 news story. This new local attraction, dubbed Hog Wild at Howard Farms, took several years to develop and celebrated its grand...