This osprey, photographed at a nest near the intersection of N.C. 24 and School Road in Swansboro, stays vigilant for potential threats – or maybe meals – on a clear spring day. (Pete Rulon photo)
Since 2005, local veterans have flown to Washington D.C. to honor those who never made it back home and to take time to reflect on their experiences.
Swansboro’s Water Street likely got its name because it runs along the edge of the White Oak River.But to Mayor John Davis and others, the name might just as easily have come from the fact that there seems to be a lot of water on that street. That dampness – which gathers on the street on it…
Folks observed a noon rally at the Swansboro Soccer Complex on Thursday, May 4, the National Day of Prayer. Lynn Rouse, one of the organizers of observances in the area, said the day is a time for people of all faiths to pray for America, (Pete Rulon photo)
Changes in downtown traffic patterns are likely, following comments at the March 27 meeting of the Swansboro commissioners.
Hundreds of folks were at Swansboro Municipal Park on Saturday, April 29, to get up close and personal with a variety of vehicles and apparatus at the Touch-A-Truck event. Swansboro Parks and Recreation Department sponsors the annual event. (Pete Rulon photo)
Swansboro building contractor Ed Holt has a saying these days, “A fifty is the new twenty.”
One of the highlights of spring is the arrival of the painted buntings. By mid-April area birders have the feeders loaded with white millet as these “flying rainbows” migrate from their southern wintering grounds to nest and raise a brood of chicks. Read about them in Connect with Nature in …