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The Onslow County Emergency Services (OCES) department announced Sept. 24 that the Duke Energy Foundation awarded it a $10,000 Storm Resiliency Grant. According to WNCT News, Emergency Services officials said the agency plans to use the grant money "to improve cellular and Internet communication during disasters...

Students and other residents crossing the street near Jacksonville High School will soon have a safer crossing. Construction, which has been a long time in coming,  has begun on a new and safer crossing at that location. The project is called "the Hawk cross signal."...

Are you looking for something fun or challenging to do in Jacksonville/Onslow County NC in the next several weeks? The city and county are hosting several events - from athletic competitions to October partying - in the next few weeks. Here is a rundown of activities...

JDNews.com reported Sept. 10 that Onslow Memorial Hospital (OMH), located in Jacksonville NC,  has proudly sent out a press release announcing its recognition with the Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award. This award is extremely important for Jacksonville residents who want the assurance that if they...

Photo credit: Ken Wolter Jacksonville NC residents may have had to "batten down the hatches" and take cover from Hurricane Dorian Sept. 5 (Thursday). However, it did not dampen their spirits for the Grand Opening of a HomeGoods store in the Westwood Village Shopping Center four...

As Hurricane Dorian roared through Jacksonville NC, Jacksonville Commons Middle School served as a shelter for many residents seeking protection from whatever the storm could dish up throughout the night of June 5 (Thursday). In fact, according to JDNews.com, the middle school ended up housing...

With Hurricane Dorian moving north up the coast, we wanted to provide you with some useful resources as you prepare for the potential effects of Hurricane Dorian. Please click on the "Code Red" image above to sign up for emergency communications. This is a link for...

It appears that Hurricane Dorian has been taking some unpredictable twists and turns while hanging out around the southeastern coast of the United States. The hurricane has already slammed into the Bahamas and is now headed for Florida.  According to current predictions, the storm's path...

The Lynnwood Park Zoo in Jacksonville NC boasts a collection of more than 50 animal exhibits where adults and children can get acquainted with a variety of animal life, and maybe even enjoy lunch in the zoo's picnic area alongside a quiet pond. This zoo, located...

Onslow School District welcomed back students in elementary, middle, and high school August 26 for another year. Principals, teachers and students anticipated filled with new challenges and exciting activities. Teah Bulris, principal at Hunters Creek Elementary School, told JDNews.com, "Every day is exciting for a principal,...

The Foundation for the State Employees' Credit Union, which serves North Carolina residents, is renewing a special educational program called SECU Bridge to Career program. This program provides scholarships to students interested in vocational education programs that will prepare them for work in today's workplaces. According...

The Jack Amyette Recreation Center in Jacksonville NC sustained major damage during Hurricane Florence that roared through many coastal areas of North Carolina in September of 2018. So, the Jacksonville City Council is considering several options for rebuilding it. In fact, while they are rebuilding...