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Michael and Helen Bach; no service

Michael was born on Aug. 15, 1920, in Czechoslovakia to the late Michael and Suzanna Andersov Backovsky. Helen was born on March 10, 1927, in Pitt County to the late Clifton Troy and Eva Dudley Dail. They are survived by their three children, daughter, Susan Bach of Raleigh; two sons, Mike Bach and

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 06:45:00

Letter to the Editor: Henry Boshamer, R.I.P.

TO THE EDITOR: A writer said, "We don't remember days so much as we remember moments." That is how I remember Henry Boshamer. He died last weekend. He was long time Morehead City resident and a man of considerable accomplishments, always involved in so many things. News-Times staff writer Megan Soul

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 06:45:00

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray for Wilmington, Morehead City, NC

WILMINGTON, N.C.- The Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina has set Port Condition X-Ray for the Port of Morehead City in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Hurricane Maria. Gale Force winds (34 knots/39 mph) are expected to reach Beaufort Inlet Channel Lighted Whistle Buoy "BM" (

COASTGUARDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 23:59:59

Beach music blast set for Sept. 30

The Saturday, Sept. 30, event, which last year drew close to 9,000 to the strand at the Western Regional Ocean Access in late August, is expected to draw an even bigger crowd this year, and also has an expanded stage atop the dunes, thanks to construction work over the past year. Admission is again

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 16:37:00

Harkers Island Fire and Rescue responds to seizure at Cape Lookout

HARKERS ISLAND - Harkers Island Fire and Rescue responded Thursday afternoon to a medical emergency out at Cape Lookout National Seashore. According to emergency scanner reports, at about 12:12 p.m. Thursday, a call went out to a medical emergency on Portsmouth Island. Harkers Island Fire and Rescue

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 22:13:00

Havelock Police Chief David Magnusson to retire

Havelock will lose its current police chief in two months. David Magnusson, who became the city's police chief three years ago, is resigning effective Nov. 25. "I've been doing this 34 years," he said of law enforcement, "And I think there's a time when you just know it's a good enough time right no

HAVELOCK NEWS - 2017-09-21 20:10:51

Havelock police chief leaving after three year stint

HAVELOCK, NC (WITN) - Havelock will soon be looking for a new police chief. Chief David Magnusson says he plans to leave the Havelock Police Department on November 25th. The city says Magnusson will be returning to Miami, where he can spend more time with his family. The chief has been in Havelock f

WITN - 2017-09-21 17:49:00

Fall brings new season of festivals, events to ENC

As summer transitions to fall, a new season of festival and events begins Jannette Pippin Daily News Staff jannette_pippin As summer drifts into Fall, it's time to gear up for a new season of festivals and events in eastern North Carolina. While there is still time for that beach trip, area residen

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 21:42:35

CVS will limit opioid prescriptions to 7 days

(CNN) - In a new effort to tackle the deadly opioid addiction crisis in the US, pharmacy giant CVS announced on Friday it will limit opioid prescriptions to seven days for certain conditions. This restriction will apply to patients who are new to pain therapy. The new pharmacy program will also limi

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-22 14:32:13

Boil water advisory lifted for Swansboro

SWANSBORO, NC (WITN) Another town in the east was under a boil water advisory in less than a week, which impacted businesses and residents. Last Friday Atlantic Beach issued a boil water advisory. That forced restaurants to close until the all clear was given a day later. Wednesday the town of Swans

WITN - 2017-09-22 03:35:00

Swansboro boil water advisory lifted

The boil water advisory that was announced by ONWASA on Wednesday has been lifted. Contractors hit an ONWASA waterline on Wednesday which caused a disruption in water service for some areas in Swansboro. The affected areas were West Corbett Avenue from Queens Creek Road up to Hammocks Beach Road and

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 15:43:52

Officials meet in New Bern to discuss fighting growing opioid epidemic

NEW BERN, N.C. (WITN) - One county in the east came together Friday to work on combating the growing opioid problem. The New Bern Riverfront Convention Center is hosting city and county officials, as well as members from multiple law enforcement agencies, CarolinaEast Medical Center and several non

WITN - 2017-09-23 03:33:00

Price: No business trips on private planes while matter is reviewed

(CNN) - Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price will not use private jets for government business while the practice is under investigation, he told Fox News on Saturday. Price defended the taxpayer-funded trips, saying they were subject to approval by the department's lawyers. "We've heard th

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-24 02:11:17

Woman arrested after selling heroin near children

REELSBORO, Pamlico County - Tara Christina Long of Reelsboro was arrested on Friday on drug and child abuse charges. Investigators with the Pamlico County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at 817 Chair Road in Reelsboro on Friday. Over the past several weeks, Investigators conducted control

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-24 01:04:25

Despite setbacks, Republicans 'still working' on health care push

(CNN) - Despite Arizona Sen. John McCain's decision to oppose the latest Republican health care plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the effort is still ongoing, GOP aides say -- at least for the moment. Multiple aides involved in the process say the focus on winning Alaska Sen. Lisa

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-23 23:20:07

North Korea official to UN: Trump on a suicide mission

(CNN) - The ongoing war of words between the United States and North Korea saw several new fiery salvos Saturday, a day in which mysterious seismic activity in North Korea refueled concerns over the rogue nation's nuclear ambitions. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, speaking before the Unite

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-23 20:41:08

Former DNI Clapper: Intelligence assessment 'cast doubt' on Trump's victory

(CNN) - Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Friday night that the intelligence community's assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race "cast doubt" on the legitimacy of President Donald Trump's victory. "Our intelligence community assessment did, I think,

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-23 20:38:06

Under Armour sticks up for athletes after Trump spars with Steph Curry

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Under Armour has picked a team, and it's siding with the athletes. The sportswear brand tweeted Saturday that it "stands by our Athletes for free speech, expression and a unified America." The tweet came just hours after President Trump said he would rescind a White House invit

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-23 20:20:07

Bannon to headline rally for Senate hopeful Roy Moore in Alabama

(CNN) - Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon will be one of the headliners of a Monday night rally for Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, a spokeswoman for Moore's campaign has confirmed to CNN. "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson will also participate in the rally, which will

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-23 20:11:15

US officials frustrated about investigation into Cuba sonic attacks

HAVANA, Cuba (CNN) - Some of the 21 US diplomats believe to have been impacted by mysterious acoustic attacks in Cuba were targeted multiple times, CNN has learned from a senior US official. There were nearly 50 attacks in total, the official said. The incidents have challenged the US government's a

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-23 19:32:07