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Topsail hires new men’s basketball coach  WECT

Topsail High School has hired new men's basketball coach.



Photos: PHOTOS: May StarNews Photos of the Month  StarNewsOnline.com

Seared scallop with *fresh* corn grits and oyster mushrooms with crispy red snapper, brown butter fume, watermelon and fennel slaw served during the Port City ...



Active shooter scare at NC high school blamed on faulty water heater, officials say  The News & Observer

Police responded Friday morning to reports of an active shooter at Topsail High School in eastern North Carolina, but officials later determined a faulty water ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Topsail beats New Hanover 12-11  StarNewsOnline.com

Topsail took on New Hanover Friday May 10, 2019 at Topsail High School in Hampstead, N.C. Topsail won 12-11. [1/19]. Topsail's #15 Eli Copeland drives to ...



Pender County teacher recognized for helping students master chemistry  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — Some teens avoid taking chemistry in high school, but we found a Pender County teacher who has a knack for helping his ...



Topsail High School’s Sydney Hartgrove named WECT Athlete of the Week  WECT

HAMPSTEAD, N.C. (WECT) - Topsail High School's Sydney Hartgrove is this week's WECT Athlete of the Week. The sophomore hit her first home run of the ...



Talented teens sing, dance and shoot hoops in ‘High School Musical, Jr’  WECT

Talented teens take the stage, singing and shooting hoops, in a popular show with teens.



Topsail High School hires new athletic director  WECT-TV6

Topsail High School has hired Jeffrey Fipps as its new athletic director.



Rochelle stepping away from Topsail boy's basketball  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY)–There will be a new head coach in the Mideastern conference next season. Jamie Rochelle announced on Tuesday that he would ...



Pender students charged after semi-automatic gun, knives brought to school  StarNewsOnline.com

PENDER COUNTY -- Two Topsail High School students were charged with bringing weapons onto campus Tuesday, including one boy who came armed with a ...



Berry Simmons resigns as Topsail High School Principal  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — After six years as principal of Topsail High School, Donald Berry Simmons has announced his resignation from the school.



TRAFFIC UPDATE: US 17 wrecks cleared in Hampstead  StarNewsOnline.com

A series of accidents, including a major one in front of Topsail High School, had made the Tuesday afternoon rush hour miserable in coastal Pender.



Photos: PHOTOS: Topsail football practice  StarNewsOnline.com

Topsail football players go through drills during practice at Topsail High School in Hampstead, N.C. Wednesday Aug. 1, 2018. [KEN BLEVINS/STARNEWS].



Topsail High Principal Simmons resigns  StarNewsOnline.com

HAMPSTEAD -- Topsail High School Principal Berry Simmons resigned Tuesday. It is the third personnel action to happen since it was discovered the Topsail ...



Sheriff: Faulty Equipment Likely To Blame For Active Shooter Response  Spectrum News

PENDER COUNTY, N.C. – Reports of an active shooter at Topsail High School are said to be due to faulty mechanical equipment. No injuries were reported and ...



Teaching contract for Topsail High baseball coach not being renewed  WECT-TV6

Topsail High School baseball coach Aaron Rimer's teaching contract hasn't been renewed.



Larger than Wilmington's The Avenue, massive development 'The Preserve' could be coming to Hampstead  Port City Daily

HAMPSTEAD — Despite an ongoing five-year legal battle over the state's right of eminent domain on its 684-acre property — located just northwest of Topsail…



Topsail High parents support student, cast questions, anger toward school administration  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) – Parents are outraged and heartbroken as it looks like the playoff hopes for Topsail High school's baseball team are over. This after ...



Topsail High School Athletic Director Barry West to step down  WECT-TV6

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WECT) - Topsail High School Athletic Director Barry West will step down from his position. Pirates football coach Wayne Inman confirmed the ...



An overview of the long legal saga surrounding Hampstead's potential “The Preserve” development  Port City Daily

In November 2018 a traffic impact analysis report revealed a proposal for a mixed-use development in Hampstead that would be significantly larger than ...



Topsail running back not slowing down after knee injury  WECT-TV6

Watching Topsail High School junior running back Noah Lavalle during drills, you wouldn't know he's less than six months removed from surgery to repair a torn ...



Students in Pender County Schools given survey about risky behaviors  WECT

Students in Pender County Schools are taking a health survey about risky behaviors, and at least one family is upset with how school staff handled survey ...



N.C. athletic director resigns amid controversy over baseball player's eligibility  USA TODAY High School Sports

The athletic director at a North Carolina school has resigned amid an eligibility controversy.



Bond increased for Pender teen accused of bringing semi-automatic rifle to school  WECT-TV6

A Pender County teen accused of bringing a semi-automatic rifle on the campus of Topsail High School earlier this week made his first court appearance ...



Ward signs to play football at St. Andrews University  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY)–Jonathan Ward had success on the football field for the Topsail Pirates this fall and it has shown. Ward signed his National Letter of ...



Sheriff's office: Mother of Pender student alerted deputies about son's Instagram post before lockdowns  WECT-TV6

The 18-year-old Pender County student at the center of an alleged threat at Topsail High School yesterday made his first court appearance Wednesday morning.



Photos: PHOTOS: 105 Scotar Court, Hampstead  StarNewsOnline.com

The back porch outside the three-bedroom house in Hampstead's Pelican Reef community, which is on the market for $345,000. [CONTRIBUTED PHOTO]. [2/26].



Topsail ruled ineligible for NCHSAA baseball playoffs  WECT-TV6

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association 3-A baseball playoff brackets are out and Topsail High School is nowhere to be seen.



ONLY ON WWAY: Parents concerned over church's request to use Topsail High  WWAY NewsChannel 3

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A church in Hampstead wants to rent the two gymnasiums and the Performing Arts Center at Topsail High School, but it is ...



Justin Tyler Picarella, 24, graduate of Topsail High School  Port City Daily

HAMPSTEAD — Justin Tyler Picarella, 24, passed away Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. Justin graduated from Topsail High School. He was an avid Tarheels fan and ...



Pender schools, donors salvage prom after Florence  StarNewsOnline.com

PENDER COUNTY -- For Pender County families still rebuilding after Hurricane Florence, a sparkly new prom dress, limo ride and glamour shots probably aren't ...



Photos: Throwback Thursday -- Topsail  StarNewsOnline.com

Another Pender County stop on the #TBT tours takes us to past images of athletics at Topsail High School. [1/20]. Topsail volleyball player Carlie Smith in 2012.



Parents: Topsail Baseball coach asked not to return to team  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — Parents of the Topsail Baseball team are still looking for answers as an investigation into the school's administration continues in ...



$113M in state funds earmarked for Hampstead Bypass | WilmingtonBiz  Greater Wilmington Business Journal

Local officials announced Thursday that $113 million has been secured for the Hampstead Bypass. The $113 million in funding means the Hampstead Bypass ...



Controversial ruling knocks high school baseball team out of playoffs  North State Journal

The Topsail High School baseball team finished the regular season with 17 wins in 23 games, but officially, the Pirates' final record has gone into the books as ...



Two teens charged with school threats, district pushes for extra security  WWAY NewsChannel 3

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — For the second time in two days, a social media post threatened violence at Pender County schools. This time a teen faces ...



HS Roundup: Ashley volleyball sweeps Topsail  StarNewsOnline.com

South Brunswick football pulls off comeback win over Trask.



Massive Pender mixed-use project remains in limbo  Jacksonville Daily News

PENDER COUNTY -- Plans for a massive mixed-use development in Hampstead appear to remain stalled more than a decade after “The Preserve” was first ...



Area high schools to receive grants from Carolina Panthers, Bank of America  WECT

The Carolina Panthers and Bank of America are giving $250000 in Hurricane Florence disaster relief grants to 17 high schools in North and South Carolina.



Hit and run driver kills junior at Topsail High  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — Highway Patrol is looking for a driver they say killed a teen who was riding a foot scooter in a hit and run on Highway 17 ...



Photos: PHOTOS: After the flooding  StarNewsOnline.com

Piles of debris can be seen down much of Knollwood Drive in the Cross Creek neighborhood. The area suffered significant flooding in the days following ...



The uplifting story of how baseball saved Alex Postma and the infuriating story of how it sent him crashing again  Yahoo Sports

This should be an uplifting story about the gift of baseball, the power of acceptance, the way a team and community rallied around a boy. It's also a story of ...



Trask football coach: Players "stolen away from us"  StarNewsOnline.com

Titans' top rushers bolted to neighboring high school programs days before Friday's season opener. HAMPSTEAD – Jonathan Taylor lost a lot of sleep last week ...



Photos: PHOTOS: 2018 StarNews Photos of the Year  StarNewsOnline.com

The cast and crew of the television series “Swamp Thing” film a scene on Greenfield Lake in Wilmington, N.C., Thursday, November 29, 2018. The 13-episode ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Topsail's Noah LaValle  StarNewsOnline.com

Topsail running back Noah LaValle goes through drills during practice on Aug. 1. [StarNews File Photo]. [2/17]. Topsail running back Noah Lavalle runs up the ...



How Are Lockdown Drills Affecting American Kids?  KERA News

Lockdown drills have become increasingly common in schools across the United States. Students start practicing these drills as early as pre-school, before.



Topsail baseball coach resigns after missing spring season  Port City Daily

HAMPSTEAD – Topsail High School is looking for someone to lead their baseball program following the resignation of head coach Jonathan “Granville” Gehris.



David Lee Musser  The Wilson Times

June 16, 1956 – May 11, 2019. ELM CITY — David Lee Musser, age 62, of Elm City, formerly of Wilmington, died suddenly on Saturday, May 11, 2019. He was ...



Best of the Best 2018 -- Readers choose their favorites in 161 categories  StarNewsOnline.com

The results of the 2018 Best of the Best ShorePicks survey are in. The awards are chosen by StarNews readers, and this year's contest drew more than 175000 ...



Hoggard and Topsail clash in Game of the Week  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — Two undefeated teams square off in our 5th Quarter Game of the Week. One team, always near or at the top. The other, a surprise ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Florence Flooding & Recovery, Tuesday, Sept. 25  StarNewsOnline.com

As the Cape Fear River crests in downtown Wilmington, the area continues to work around floodwater and assess damages from the storm. [1/45]. Flooding ...



Former Topsail High coach charged with sexual activity with another student  StarNewsOnline.com

Ahmad Rashad Garrison, 27, is accused of solicitation of a child by computer, four counts of sexual activity with a student and human trafficking.



Hampstead teenagers form business to help people with breast cancer  Port City Daily

HAMPSTEAD — “The Pink” comes from the color that represents the fight against breast cancer. “Bowz” comes from the teens' experience with cheerleading.



Photos: PHOTOS: Mattie R. Sharpless Highway dedication  StarNewsOnline.com

The dedication for the Mattie R. Sharpless Highway was held on Thursday at Manhollow Missionary Baptist Church in Hampstead. [1/15]. Mattie Sharpless ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Photos of the Month April 2019  StarNewsOnline.com

Lillian Consey, 7, of Hampstead, holds up her umbrella while walking through the gardens at 318 Gregory Rd. during the Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea ...



Former North Carolina baseball Coach of the Year arrested on assault charge  USA TODAY High School Sports

The job of North Carolina's 2014 high school baseball Coach of the Year at the Class 3A level is in jeopardy just months before the 2016 season after he was ...



Student charged for bringing gun on Pender school property  WECT-TV6

A student accused of bringing a gun on Topsail High School property Friday night was charged Tuesday.



Photos: PHOTOS: All-Area Boys Basketball  StarNewsOnline.com

New Hanover senior Hayden Edgar in Brogden Hall in Wilmington, N.C., Thursday, March 22, 2018. Edgar is the 2018 StarNews All-Area Boys Basketball ...



Pender schools lose 271 to new charter school  StarNewsOnline.com

SOUTHEASTERN N.C -- Even though 271 students left Pender County Schools for a new charter school this year, the district maintained its student growth.



No gunman found at Illinois high school after initial reports of shooter on premises  MEAWW

A high school in Batavia, Illinois, which was on lockdown after reports of an active shooter on the premises has updated reports that no gunman was found on ...



Prescott school shooting leaves one injured, district on lockdown after reports of gunfire  MEAWW

At least one person was injured after reports of gunfire at a school in Prescott on Monday morning. Reports state that Arkansas State Police were responding to ...



Photos: A look back at the Azalea Festival  StarNewsOnline.com

The 72nd North Carolina Azalea Festival concluded on Sunday. This gallery looks back over the many events. [1/47]. Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Belles ...



Hampstead community discusses sexual abuse prevention  StarNewsOnline.com

The panel discussion was planned following the arrest of a former Topsail High School coach in February, charged with human trafficking.



Photos: 18 places to see art in the Wilmington area  StarNewsOnline.com

Visual art has a big footprint in Southeastern North Carolina, with two monthly art walks, dozens of galleries and a high-profile museum, The Cameron, ...



Hugh McManus retires after 32 years leading local schools  StarNewsOnline.com

WILMINGTON -- Cape Fear Academy students have a name for 7 a.m. detention: “The McManus Breakfast Club.” Hugh McManus, director of the academy's ...



Topsail’s Hayden Walsh named WECT Athlete of the week  WECT

Topsail High School's Hayden Walsh is this week's WECT Athlete of the Week.



Topsail up-and-comer gets exposure during recent trip to Atlanta  Port City Daily

ATLANTA — Topsail High School freshman Cody Wallis is coming off a memorable trip over the holidays as part of a group of football players from across…



16-team field revealed for USA Baseball's 2016 National High School Invitational  USA TODAY High School Sports

Sixteen teams will have the chance to compete in the 2016 USA Baseball National High School Invitational (NHSI), USA Baseball announced Thursday in a ...



Topsail Pirates win 3-A east baseball championship  WWAY NewsChannel 3

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — For the second time in the last three years Topsail is the 3-A east champion in high school baseball. The Pirates beat Corinth ...



Taylor Moseley: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com

Taylor Moseley, a 20-year-old East Carolina student, is accused of statutory rape after police say she had sexually assaulted a 14-year-old boy in North ...



From 9/11 to cancer, teacher Kip Young keeps fighting  StarNewsOnline.com

SURF CITY -- Kip Young, a former teacher and coach at Topsail Middle School, hopes he can get back to his students soon, but it depends on how much time he ...



Hall represents Hampstead, Topsail at USA Baseball Tournament of Stars  Port City Daily

Some of the nation's best high school ballplayers are in Cary this week for the USA Baseball Tournament of Stars presented by Major League Baseball. For…



Sitting down with the regions teachers of the year  StarNewsOnline.com

New Hanover, Pender county schools have announced teachers of the year.



Topsail names new athletic director, wrestling and basketball coaches  Port City Daily

As the attention begins to turn to the 2015-16 academic year, Topsail High School has been busy over the last few weeks getting its athletics department in…



Debra Sue Hugg Cooks, 51, employed with Advanced Machine Group  Port City Daily

SURF CITY — Debra Sue Hugg Cooks, 51, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at her home. She was born Nov. 8, 1967, in Erie, Pennsylvania, to Barbara ...



Wilmington area soccer, softball, baseball players enjoying successful summer  Port City Daily

Youth sports teams and individuals competing across many levels of play have enjoyed a ton of success this summer as the Wilmington area continues to ...



Man arrested in hit-and-run appears in Pender Co. court  WECT-TV6

A Pender County man who was arrested on Sunday in connection to the hit-and-run death of a Topsail High School student appeared in court on Tuesday.



NFL coaches, players to play in Friends of Topsail golf tournament  Port City Daily

The nonprofit Friends of Topsail Football will welcome several former and current NFL coaches and players to Belvedere Country Club in Hampstead for its golf ...



Topsail ballplayers make Division I commitments; Ashley student-athletes sign letters of intent  Port City Daily

A handful of student-athletes from two schools in the tri-county area inked National Letters of Intent on Friday to mark goals of continuing their careers…



Hampstead car accident leaves three with serious injuries  WECT-TV6

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WECT) - At least one person is in critical condition after a car accident that happened over the weekend. Chris Brown was driving a car ...



Bruce 'Junior' MacKenzie Jr., 27, enjoyed art and skateboarding  Port City Daily

WILMINGTON — Bruce “Junior” MacKenzie Jr. passed away Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 Wilmington, N.C.. Born Nov. 30, 1990, in Stonybrook, N.Y., he attended ...



West Brunswick/Topsail baseball stay hot along with Topsail softball  WWAY NewsChannel 3

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — We had the sports camera out and about in Wilmington and Hampstead on Tuesday night in order to check out West Brunswick's ...



Photos: Blueberries at Carol Sue Farms in Hampstead  StarNewsOnline.com

John Conry of Hampstead reaches for a blueberry while picking berries at Carol Sue Farms in Hampstead, N.C., Thursday, June 7, 2018. The business has ...



Hampstead medical services get a shot in the arm  StarNewsOnline.com

PENDER COUNTY -- Hampstead residents have known the secret is out. A short drive to Topsail Island, good schools, close to Wilmington yet quieter and less ...



Revised design for Hampstead Bypass to be presented Aug. 15  Port City Daily

The latest preliminary design for the planned U.S. 17 Hampstead Bypass will be presented to the public in a meeting scheduled Thursday, Aug. 15, from 4 to…



Hobbton High School earns big awards during successful season  Sampson Independent

Using history and celebration from a local battleship docked at the seaport of Wilmington, Hobbton High School's marching band had another award-winning ...



Seal Travels 1,000 Miles Down East Coast to Escape Winter  ABC News

In a rare sighting, two 15-year-old kids recently caught an adorable seal on photo and video while exploring a barrier island in Hampstead, North Carolina ...



Adam Lamar McCutcheon, 29, Topsail HS graduate promoted to lieutenant junior grade with US Navy  Port City Daily

Adam Lamar McCutcheon died June 29, 2015, at the age of 29. He was born on July 10, 1985, in Wilmington to Sonja Reneé McCutcheon. He was raised in…



Photos: PHOTOS: Hurricane Matthew in Wilmington Area  StarNewsOnline.com

Hurricane Matthew headed past the Wilmington area and the Southeastern North Carolina coast on Saturday. [1/167] Matt Born/StarNews. Crews with The City ...



Topsail to compete in USA Baseball national tournament this spring  Port City Daily

Coming off a 25-win season as Mideastern Conference Champions, the Topsail ball club has received an invitation to this year's USA Baseball National High…



Long to lead Green Wave Boys on the hardwood  Journalscene.com

David Long has been named the new head coach for the Summerville High School Boys Basketball program.



Photos: PHOTOS: Winter Storm Grayson hits Wilmington area  StarNewsOnline.com

Winter Storm Grayson moved up the East Coast through the Wilmington area leaving a blanket of snow and ice. [1/153]. John Dunn and Kevin Cagle get ready ...



Louisburg football provides players a chance to improve  StarNewsOnline.com

With 10 former Wilmington area players on the roster, the junior college has provided plenty of opportunity for local football players to work hard, move on to next ...



Photos: PHOTOS: National Tattoo Day  StarNewsOnline.com

In honor of National Tattoo Day on July 17, this gallery highlights pictures of tattoos taken around the Wilmington area over the past several years.



For Miss North Carolina Teen USA, pageantry is about more than a crown  Port City Daily

WILMINGTON — Hampstead native Kenzie Hansley may be a champion on the pageant circuit, having represented the state of North Carolina multiple times ...



Hoggards Madie Schider learns on the job to become All-Area Volleyball Player of the Year  StarNewsOnline.com

The senior libero for the Vikings had a rough varsity debut as a sophomore. Now she's turned into one of the best defensive players in program history.



Laney rolls in win over Pender  Port City Daily

Laney rolls in win over Pender on Port City Daily | Hampstead–Laney High School built up a 48-0 halftime advantage and held on for a 48-24 non-conference…



Topsail's Sam Hall heads to Houston for 18U USA Baseball National Team Trials  Port City Daily

HOUSTON, Texas- After competing this summer at the 2016 Tournament of Stars in Cary, Topsail High School rising senior Sam Hall was selected to the ...



Dudley Mansion owners, restoration contractor top list of Historic Wilmington Foundation Preservation Awards  Lumina News

The owners of the Governor Dudley Mansion, Mike and Kimberly Hayden, were among the recipients of Historic Wilmington Foundation's top preservation ...



UPDATE: Local athletes add to growing list of college commits (Hofstra, Palm Beach Atlantic, Appalachian State, Clemson, UNC-Wilmington) w/ photo slideshow  Port City Daily

Port City Daily follows the lives of local student-athletes after they graduate as a way to keep up to date on the great things they do on the field and in…



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