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It’s that time of year when all things ghoulish are celebrated. This handsome family of skeletons, for example, has taken up residence at the Swans Bluff home of Ralph and Carol Barber, just waiting for Saturday, Oct. 31, and Halloween 2020. The fact is, with the global pandemic and the thre…

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An official with “The Knights” of Harrison, Ark., is unsure how or how many copies of The Crusader were distributed in Swansboro on Friday, Oct.16.

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Swansboro Parks and Recreation Department hosted a Chalk the Park on Saturday, Oct. 10, one of the in-person events taking place during the 2020 Swansboro Mullet Festival of North Carolina. While the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancelation of the full festival this year, there were a few…

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Virginia Reavis of Hubert, a veteran of World War II who turned 100 years old on Tuesday, Oct. 6, celebrated the milestone at her home on Saturday, Oct. 3, with dozens of friends and family. In the photo young Emma Grace Denny presents a birthday card to her “Aunt Virginia.” Also pictured ar…

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The hummingbirds have been plentiful at Swansboro-area feeders this spring and summer. While the powerful little birds normally start showing up in early April, this one was photographed in Stella in mid-August. (Pete Rulon photo)