Archive for May, 2020

Sea Turtle Hospital News Ready or not we’re about to march into the summer just hoping for the best. At the hospital we’re moving into a trifecta of sorts, dealing with three important aspects of our mission pretty much at the same time. Our Topsail Turtle Project volunteers report that the nesting mamas have officially arrived with the first two nests of 2020 being laid on North Topsail. Since sea turtle...

Burgaw – Pender County Tourism and Pender County Parks & Recreation announce the winners of the Pender County Nature Photography Contest. The photo contest was open to the public with a large participation. Prizes & gift certificates are being awarded for the winners in each category. “The contest had over a hundred submitted photos which either fell into the categories of adult amateur,...

It’s May, and the world has changed dramatically in these past months. But not on Topsail where the Karen Beasley Rescue and Rehabilitation Center's Turtle Project volunteers are back on duty just like they’ve been every year for the past umpteen decades. They’re out patrolling every mile of the island before sunrise looking for signs that mama turtles have arrived. No nests as of this writing but...

Happy #CincoDeMayo and #TacoTuesday !!! Celebrate by ordering takeout at one of Pender County's Mexican Restaurants for lunch, dinner or BOTH! El Mirasol - Mexican Grill in Burgaw. Hampstead locations for Camino Real Mexican Restaurant , Burrito Shak, and Los Primos Mexican Restaurant . In Surf City visit Shaka Taco , Camino Real Bar and Grill - Surf City , and Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar- Surf City....

National Travel and Tourism Week May 3 – 9, 2020! Spotlighting the role of tourism in our communities, in our county, & in our state! National Travel and Tourism Week is an annual tradition for the U.S. travel community. It’s a time when travel and tourism professionals across the country unite to celebrate the value travel holds for our economy, businesses, and personal wellbeing. #travel #tourism...