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Waterway ExplorersThrough Aug. 8, 9 a.m. noon Waterway Explorers will learn about the eco systems that inhabit each body of water, play games and enjoy fun activities related to local wildlife. Includes all equipment. Open to authorized patrons ages 10- 16, proof of age will be required. Cal… Read more

With all the tremendous change and upheaval so far in 2020, I have often asked myself, “How did everything get so crazy?” My two young daughters have frequently asked in the past few months, “Daddy, why are they doing that?” Per- haps your own children are asking you the same questions.One e… Read more

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Friday Trail RideJuly 31 and Aug. 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants will meet at the Henderson pond Mountain bike trail to complete a 2-hour trail ride. This activity is for ages 13 and older. $10 per person. This event requires registration. For more information, call (910) 451-1440.Waterw… Read more

We can build all types and styles of beautiful homes all over the world but where the homes are located may cause the structure to depreciate in value simply because of the neighborhood and the lack of upkeep of the homes located in the area. Foundations are very important, the decision of w… Read more

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The opening shot, and the sounds that accompany it, are creepy: a closeup of water slowly spilling down carpeted steps, and unnerving noises that would have fit comfortably in “Eraserhead.”Then it gets eerier, with a shot revealing where that water, now moving across the floor, is going: tow… Read more

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The Onslow County Health Department (OCHD) plans to host two immunization outreaches at the Onslow County Consolidated Human Services building at 612 College Street in Jacksonville. The immunization outreaches will take place on July 25 and Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. by appointment only.… Read more

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Back to School Flamingle with School Liaisons, July 28 & 30, 10 a.m. to noon Visit the School Liaison Office to get information about the upcoming school year. Craft kits will be handed out to kids and parents will receive school resources. local MCCS education groups will be in attendan… Read more

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In 1917 as the United States was preparing to enter World War I, the New York Bible Society wanted to give a New Testament to each warrior and called upon former President Theodore Roosevelt to provide an inscription to be printed inside them. He then wrote The Micah Mandate ̃He has shown yo… Read more

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The Atlantic hurricane season is upon us. Knowing your rights and liabilities now, before these sea monsters strike, can help lessen their financial effect.Claims Against the Government. Relying solely on the Federal government to compensate you for your hurricane damage losses involves some… Read more

Although it feels like we are living in unprecedented times, people of the past all had their own form of “unprecedented” situations. History allows us to glance back at what worked, what went wrong and ultimately, who was to blame. Here are a few podcasts to help you learn from history and … Read more

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The Atlantic hurricane season is upon us. Knowing your rights and liabilities now, before these sea monsters strike, can help lessen their financial effect. Read more

How many times over the last couple of months have we opened up an email to read those words? As we progress through the strange new world that COVID-19 seems to have created, there’s no doubt that it’s been uncertain and chaotic, but it seems like every organization that’s ever emailed us n… Read more

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The U.S. Marine Corps has cancelled the PFT for this cycle – this is how we know we are living during strange and unusual times. There are many thoughts and even sayings that come to my mind in the midst of this restriction of movement brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Semper Gumby; im… Read more

From left, Morgan Drye, Mai Philogene and Constance Robinson pose with a photo hanging outside of Bell Fork Elementary School, June 9. Teachers and administrators held a parade for students to recognize them for overcoming the challenges faced by the school system brought about by the COVID-… Read more

With peak hurricane season just around the corner comes the choice of evacuating the area or shelter-in-place. Regardless of your decision, make sure you know how to keep your family safe. This graphic shows some tips on ensuring you know your options. Read more

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Leaving hospital rooms is always a mix of emotions. There’s the fulfillment of having had the opportunity to minister to a Marine in need. At times there lingers the question as to whether the ministry delivered was the ministry really needed. And still other times leave certain questions un… Read more

Ensure you and your family are prepared this hurricane season. Follow the tips below to create a plan and keep you and your family safe. For more information please visit www.cdc.gov/features/hurricanepreparedness/index.html. Read more

Lejeune High School held a curbside diploma presentation for the Class of 2020 at Brewster Middle School, June 12. Afterwards, the school aired a recorded virtual graduation video online. On Saturday morning, seniors were driven around Camp Lejeune in a parade-style Senior Cruise organized b… Read more

The room was dark. No lights were flickering. Nearly a dozen people huddled together in an attic. Below them they could hear authoritative voices, firmly asking questions. No one dared move. To be found out would mean certain death if the Nazis were to find them. Anne Frank and her Jewish fa… Read more

With a kibosh on large gatherings local service organizations are getting creative with the ways they support the community. For Whole Vet, a group focused on aiding veterans, transitioning service members and spouses, is holding Virtual Transition Days June 18 and 19 for those seeking their… Read more

Few Sailors and Marines lie awake in their racks at Boot Camp. Maybe for the first time in their lives, exhausted recruits find that they can sleep on command, in any position, at any time of day or night, almost like turning off a light switch. It’s not uncommon to hear two comrades-at-arms… Read more