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Pirate Fest returned to Swansboro on Saturday, May 14, with the pirate ship Meka II of Beaufort, under Capt. Sinbad, pictured, storming the Swansboro waterfront with guns firing. The event has been on hold for two years due to COVID-19. Sponsored by Onslow County and Swansboro parks and recr…

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Egrets are normally seen around Swansboro near the marshes and on the islands. But this egret -- a cattle egret -- chose to spend some time on Swansboro-Belgrade Road in the field near Piney Grove Baptist Church. The cattle egret is often found in fields where cattle are grazing, but there w…

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Two-year-old Everly Wiesner of Hubert climbed aboard a tractor during Touch-A-Truck, an event at Municipal Park sponsored by Swansboro Parks and Recreation Department on Saturday, April 30. Between 400 and 500 folks were estimated to have visited the park to tour the 20 or so vehicles on dis…

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When Darryl Marsh presented his quarterly report on marketing and advertising for the Swansboro Tourism Development Authority, TDA member Junior Freeman had a few questions.

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Organizers of the May 5 Crystal Coast National Day of Prayer were on hand at a booth during the Business Expo on April 9. Pictured from left are Debbie Rucker, Joyce Manley, Sandy Helms and Lynn Rouse. For details on the event purchase a copy of the April 27, 2022, Tideland News. (Jimmy Will…

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It probably came as no surprise that Swansboro Board of Commissioners was unable to reach a decision on a request to enlarge a Front Street dock. Neither of the other two public bodies that have been asked to consider the request could come up with an answer either.