Onslow County News
Texas based non-profit looks to help local veterans
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 12/27/2013 - 6:00pm.

videoA Texas based non-profit agency aimed at preventing homelessness among veterans expanded to North Carolina this year. Family Endeavors opened offices in Charlotte, Fayetteville, and Jacksonville. Combined, the three offices work with more than 40 counties across the state.

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UPDATE: Second Marine claims to be victim in sex extortion case
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/27/2013 - 1:48pm.

videoAccording to warrants from the Jacksonville Police Department, the investigation began when the Marine told officers Wednesday that he had met a person he thought was a female on the social networking site, MeetMe.com. The Marine said he agreed to meet this person at a home on King Street in Jacksonville.

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Onslow County teacher/coach quits after sex crime charge
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/19/2013 - 3:53pm.

videoAn Onslow County teacher and coach has quit his job after being charged with a sex crime involving a child. John Tobias Sweeney, 36, of Jacksonville is charged with solicitation of a child by a computer or other electronic device to commit an unlawful sex act.

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North Topsail Beach home destroyed by fire
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Mon, 12/16/2013 - 4:50pm.

videoAshes and burnt wood litter the ground around a pricey oceanfront North Topsail Beach home that burned down over the weekend. Firefighters say the nine-bedroom, nearly 5,000 square foot home is a total loss.

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ONLY ON 3: Man says E-Cig caused temporary blindness
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 12/12/2013 - 7:23pm.

videoA Sneads Ferry man says an attempt to quit smoking may cost him his eyesight.

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CDC: Water at Lejeune linked to birth defects
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/06/2013 - 11:01am.

video A long-awaited study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms a link between tainted tap water at a US Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.

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Wilmington women arrested for theft in Jacksonville
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 11:30am.

videoA pair of Wilmington women spent at least part of Thanksgiving in jail after Jacksonville Police say they stole more than $6,000 worth of merchandise this week.

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Hundreds attend funeral of Lejeune Marine killed in Duplin Co. plane crash
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/26/2013 - 4:24pm.

videoHe died in a plane crash while on his way to a fellow Marine's funeral. On Tuesday, it was his own funeral that drew hundreds of mourners.

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USMC adopts male caps for all Marines
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 4:10pm.

The Commandant of the Marine Corps has approved the Marine Corps Uniform Board's recommendation to adopt the male dress and service cap as the universal dress and service cap for all Marines

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Buyer: No current plans to develop Hofmann Forest
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 1:48pm.

The proposed buyer of a massive research forest owned by North Carolina State University is distancing itself from a leaked prospectus suggesting it would clear cut much of the woodland for a golf course, homes and farms.

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