Onslow County Today features conversations about all sorts of events and happenings in Onslow County.
Onslow County Today - December 2023
Welcome back to Onslow County Today! In this episode Lisa Whitman-Grice welcomes David M. Smitherman, Onslow County Manager, for a special holiday message for our community. Veronica Ortiz with Social Services provides details about a public input meeting regarding the Opioid Settlement Funds awarded to our County. Tory Parks from the Public Library gives us the low down on upcoming programs while Jessica Edwards updates us on the Parks & Recreation area happenings. Tyler Moore from Animal Services provides pet tips and adoption reminders and Monisha Burney delivers important landfill and recycling reminders.
Onslow County Today - November 2023
Welcome back to Onslow County Today! In this episode Lisa Whitman-Grice welcomes Duchelot Pierre, DaDonna Coulter, and Kristy Hill from the Department of Social Services. They talk about adoption, fostering, and providing Christmas through the Angel Tree program. Jennifer Randall from the Public Library gives us the low down on upcoming programs while Cooperative Extension Director Jessica Gardner keeps us safe in the kitchen with cooking tips. Megan Winn from the Health Department updates us on seasonal immunizations and Jessica Edwards has all the details on some big Parks and Recreation events.
Onslow County Today - October 2023
On this episode of Onslow County Today host Lisa Whitman-Grice welcomes Emergency Services Director Norman Bryson to talk about fire safety. Tory Parks and Maya McCloud join the show to discuss programs at the Public Library. Leanne Tripp from the Health Department keeps us healthy with breast and cervical cancer prevention information. Tyler Moore from Animal Services offers tips for people and pets to stay safe this Halloween. Samantha Barnett from DSS provides and update on the Medicaid expansion in North Carolina. Samantha Withrow from PEERS tells us about their upcoming masquerade ball. Finally, Catie Schmitz and Hannah Cowen from Human Resources talk about why Onslow County is an amazing place to work.
Onslow County Today - September 2023
On the September 2023 episode of Onslow County Today Host Lisa Whitman-Grice sits down with Christina Russell, Purchasing Division Head, to talk about surplus offerings to the public at the warehouse. Tory Parks from the public library drops in to encourage everyone to sign up for a library card. Matt Mano from the health department discusses health risks of vaping. Sarah Ware from the Cooperative Extension tells us about the upcoming Onslow County Fair. Finally, Jason Dedmond, Board of Elections Director, provides important information on the upcoming municipal elections and voter ID laws.
Onslow County Today - August 2023
On this episode of Onslow County Today host Lisa Whitman-Grice speaks with Emergency Services Director Norman Bryson about disaster preparedness and how to cope with heat. ITS Director Glenn Hasteadt joins the show to laud his team for their seventh consecutive Digital Counties Award. Sophia Aurand from Parks and Recreation talks about the fun programs coming up in August and Tory Parks from the Library keeps us reading all summer long. Finally, Megan Winn from the Health Department reminds us about important childhood vaccinations before the beginning of the school year.
Onslow County Today - July 2023
On this episode of Onslow County Today host Lisa Whitman-Grice speaks with Emily Baker about Dino Daze at the Museum. Aisha Ford joins to talk about World Breast Feeding week. Vector Control Director Jeremy Butler tells us how to keep the mosquitos away this summer. Cooperative Extension Director Jessica Gardener fills us in on summer programs. Kathleen Grasser from the library gets reading and invites us to an special author visit.