Sneads Ferry North Carolina: 03/01/2010 - 04/01/2010

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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Sneads Ferry North Carolina: To Incorporate or NIP Discussion on Facebook

The Sneads Ferry News Blog has an Incorporation (or NIP) discussion thread started on Facebook giving people the opportunity to present both pros and cons about the choice to Incorporate or not. This is very important for the community at this time with the upcoming vote in May for the referendum to be place on the November ballot.

So where do you stand on Incorporating Sneads Ferry, NC?

Direct link to the discussion thread:!/topic.php?uid=112309608780626&topic=7

Onslow County All Stars SWAC Basketball State Champions

Dixon, Richlands, Hunters Creek, WhiteOak and Swansboro selected students from each county to represent Onslow County at the East Regionals March 13th & 14th. Students selected from the Sneads Ferry Community (Dixon district) were Curtis Trexel and Jordan Norris. T...heir team took home second place and on to the state championship in Charlotte on March 19th, 20th, & 21st, where Onslow County competed and won the State Championship. Congratulations to Onslow County All Stars! We did it!

Contributed via Facebook by Missy Trexel

Monday, March 29, 2010

Loan Limits Changed at Onslow County Public Library

Onslow County Public Library has recently changed total loan limits at the library.

Effective April 1, 2010, all individual library accounts will be limited to a total of 25 items borrowed at a time. This includes items such as books, DVDs, CDs, and storytelling kits. This limit does not include digitally downloaded items. Hold requests for Interlibrary Loans will be limited to 5 per individual library account.

For more information, please call 910.455.7350 or visit OCPL online, anytime at

Sunday, March 28, 2010

SPRING FLING at the Sneads Ferry Community Center

Saturday , Apr 10, 2010
$15.00 per person
Doors open at 7:00 pm ~ Dinner served at 8:00 pm
DJ Avery Edwards at 9:00 pm
Dinner Catered by Mr. David Ryan Boutwell,Chef
Sneads Ferry Community Center ~ 126 Park Lane
Three Cheese Chicken ~ Two Chicken Breasts topped with mild cheddar, white cheddar, and Mon...terey Jack cheeses sitting on top of a white wine sauce.
HERB ~ Roasted Potatoes ~ Red Potatoes roasted with fresh garlic, salt, and pepper.
Vegetable Medley ~ Green beans and Carrots tossed together with garlic, bacon, salt and pepper
Love Knots ~ Pumpernickel and White Bread intertwined to provide these savory bites.
Homemade Strawberry Short Cake ~ Delicious home made white and strawberry cake layered with strawberries, topped with whip cream.
Contact : Jenny Smith 910-327-2801 ~ Subject line : SPRING FLING

Friday, March 26, 2010

Dixon HS Women's Soccer Team Pancake Breakfast at Andy's

Dixon High School

Women’s Soccer Team
Pancake Breakfast
At the
Sneads Ferry
Andy’s Cheese Steak and Cheese Burgers
Saturday, March 27th, 7–9:30 am

Only $5 per meal ~ Loads of food, lots of fun! 
Come see our girls in action!
You can contact the school for a ticket
or buy one at the door THIS Saturday!
Stop by for breakfast on your way to the beach!

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Please help our troops "Beat the Heat"

North Carolina Branch
Give2thetroops, Inc
3109 Landmark St
Greenville NC 27834
Barbara Whitehead, Branch Director

The North Carolina Branch of Give2thetroops, is now collecting items for care packages for deployed troops in its “Beat the Heat” campaign. Items needed include snacks such as jerky, tuna in pouches, protein powdered drink mixes, nuts, granola bars, dried fruit, single serving drink mixes to add to bottled water, dri-release tee shirts, white socks, small electric fans, cool wraps, eye drops, chapstick,   DVDs, sports equipment and toiletries. Monetary donations are also needed for postal costs. A complete list can be found at the website , or by contacting the NC Branch of Give2thetroops.

There are approximately 130,000 troops deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, where temperatures can reach over 120 degrees during the summer months. Our troops appreciate your support.

Give2thetroops is a national nonprofit organization, managed entirely by patriotic donors and volunteers who provide support to our deployed troops with care packages and cards.

Items can be mailed or delivered to the NC Branch, Give2thetroops, 3109 Landmark St, Greenville NC. A receipt will be provided for tax purposes. For more information call 252-321-8227.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

2010 U.S. Census Jobs - Apply Now!

 Need extra income?
Busy during the week?
To apply just call 866-861-2010 or just show-up on any Wednesday at 10:00 am at the Sneads Ferry Community Center to fill out an application and be tested. The position pays $11.00 per hour and $.50 per mile for the use of your car. Most jobs will be in or near your community and could last 6 to 10 weeks. All that is needed to apply is two (2) pieces of identification, preferably a valid drivers license and a Social Security card, and willing to get out and do the job. Most work has to be done during the evenings and weekends when people are home. This may also be a good chance to meet the people of your community.

Easter Egg Hunts including Stump Sound Park, Sneads Ferry

Easter Egg Hunts
The Onslow County Parks and Recreation Department are sponsoring

 5 Easter Egg Hunts for Onslow County on

Saturday, March 27, 2010.

Richlands Steed Park ---9:00 am
Onslow Pines Park---11:00 am
Stump Sound Park, Sneads Ferry ---1:00 pm
Hubert By-Pass Park---3:00 pm
Deppe Park in Hofmann Forest--—5:00 pm

Come out and find the Celebrate 275 Golden Eggs!

There will be prizes and candy, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. 

Bring a Basket and your camera!

If you have questions about this program please call:
 347-5332 or visit:

Carol C. Trott
Assistant Recreation Supervisor
Onslow County Parks and Recreation Department
1244 Onslow Pines Road, Jacksonville, NC 28540

Friday, March 19, 2010

Onslow County Parks and Recreation April Events

Spring Weekday Walking hosted by Onslow County Parks and Recreation, the City of Jacksonville and Onslow CHIP (Community Health Improvement Process) will step off on Thursday, April 1 at 12:15 p.m. Participants walking three times a week the months of April and May at the location of their choice will be eligible for lunch and door prizes. Specially prepared pizzas courtesy of Pizza Hut will be served on the final day, Friday, May 28, 2010.
Online registration is available at Participants may also contact Onslow County Parks and Recreation at 910.347.5332.

Saturday, April 10, 2010 - Onslow Pines Spring 5K Trail Run & 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk
Onslow Pines Park, 1244 Onslow Pines Rd, Jacksonville, NC
Late Registration:             6:00 a.m.
Fun Run/Walk:                   7:00 a.m
5K Run:                               7:15 a.m.

Cost is $18 per participant (by April 7) or $20 per participant (after April 7).   Awards will be given to the overall male and female finisher and to the 1st and 2nd place male and female to finish in each age group.  T-Shirts will be available to the first 100 runners to register.   This event is a fundraiser for the Onslow Pines Park Concession Stand Fund.  For more information call 910.347.5332.  Click on the following link for the Registration Form and registration details. Please contact Carol Trott at 347-5332    Visit: 

Saturday, April 24, 2010 - Celebrate 275! Festival
5:00 - 9:00 PM - Onslow Pines Park, 1244 Onslow Pines Road, Jacksonville, NC 28540
Celebrate 275! Festival is an event for all the family.  Participate in children/family games and activities; enjoy live musical and dance entertainment, food vendors, rides and amusements, and a petting zoo. Festival Opening Ceremony to be held at 5:00 p.m. MC’d by Jeff Hudson (County Manager).  The evening ends with a patriotic Fireworks Display.  For more information, please call 910.347.5332. Visit:  Please contact Carol Trott at 347-5332.  Other Celebrate 275! Events are listed on our web site  Thank you.

Monday, March 15, 2010

North Topsail Beach Water Outage Thursday, March 18, 2010

ONWASA Customers on
North Topsail Beach
Affected by Water Outage

Some ONWASA customers on North Topsail Beach will be affected by a water outage due to a private contractor performing work in the area.

Thursday, March 18,
residents on Coastal, Port, Oyster, River Road, and New River Inlet Road
will not have water service from approximately 9:30am until 10:30am
as a contractor performs work for the Reef Condos.

Contact: Susan Poole, Public Affairs Director
Office: 910 937-7518

Monday, March 08, 2010

Onslow Commissioners Special Meeting (incl. Fire & Rescue Options)


March 9, 2010

The Onslow County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a Special Meeting to take place on Tuesday, March 9, 2010. This meeting will begin at 1:00 PM at Onslow County Multipurpose Complex, 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville.

The purpose of this meeting is to provide the commissioners with a workshop setting to receive presentations on Fire & Rescue Improvement Options, 2010 CIP Update, and an Economic Development Update and other briefings and topics pertaining to Onslow County Government.

Contact Onslow County Administration at 910/347-4717 for additional information.

Jeffrey L. Hudson
Clerk to the Board

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