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Onslow County News

Extras celebrate role in locally-shot 'A Smile as Big as the Moon'

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video The Hallmark Hall of Fame movie "A Smile as Big as the Moon" debuted on WWAY Sunday night. The family film was shot in Wilmington and many of its extras are from Jacksonville. Family and friends rolled out the red carpet for their special night on Sunday. Full story...
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Film about Lejeune Marine's struggle gets Oscar nod

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A documentary film about a Camp Lejeune Marine who returns from war in Afghanistan wounded and struggling to rebuild his life is among the nominees for an Academy Award. Full story...
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Onslow museum to display early Camp Lejeune photos

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A new Onslow County Museum is taking visitors back to the 1940s for a look at the earliest days of Camp Lejeune. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

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The Defense Department says a Marine based at Camp Lejeune has been killed in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Wife of beaten Marine feels compassion for husband's killer

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A Marine's wife says she feels nothing but compassion for the service member who investigators say fatally wounded her husband. Full story...
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Man allegedly assaulted by Marines dies

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A man allegedly assaulted by two Camp Lejeune Marines outside a Jacksonville bar earlier this moth has died. Jimmie Senn died over the weekend at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Full story...
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MLK event benefits NC museum for 1st black Marines

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Proceeds from a luncheon in Jacksonville celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. will benefit a museum that honors the first black Marines. Full story...
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Man who smuggled gun into NC jail not injured

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Authorities wanted medical officials to evaluate Canton for possible injuries to his rectum, where deputies think he concealed the unloaded .38-caliber, six-barrel revolver. Full story...
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Murder suspect arrested; may have hidden gun in rectum

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A man pulled over by a state trooper in Onslow County this week turned out to be wanted for murder in Georgia. And he may have hidden a gun in a very unusual place. Full story...
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Marines name general to handle video probes

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The Marine Corps on Friday laid the groundwork for deciding what, if any, disciplinary action will be taken in the case of an Internet video purporting to show Marine snipers urinating on dead bodies in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Jacksonville residents react to Marine web video

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video The recently surfaced web video reportedly shows Marines from Camp Lejeune urinating on dead Taliban bodies. After showing it to folks in Jacksonville, where most either know a Marine or have previously served in the Corps, we got mixed reactions. Full story...
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Marines in urinating video from Lejeune; USMC commandant responds

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An official says the Marine Corps has identified at least two of the four Marines in an internet video that purports to depict them urinating on Taliban corpses in Afghanistan. Full story...
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NC 172 reopened aboard Lejeune as smoke from wildfire clears

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Camp Lejeune has reopened a road closed overnight because of smoke from a wildfire. For safety reasons, the provost marshal's office decided overnight to close NC 172 between the Triangle Outpost gate and Sneads Ferry Rd. due to limited visibility. Full story...
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Eastern NC airports to see service changes

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A couple of eastern North Carolina airports will soon see some changes in service. Full story...
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Onslow shooting victim 'alert and talking with family'

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Deputies in Onslow County are investigating a shooting. Sheriff Ed Brown said a man was shot three times. Full story...
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