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Missing Teen from Morehead City

MOREHEAD CITY, Carteret County —The Morehead City Police Department needs your help locating a missing teenager.17-year-old Rosalinda Garcia Gomez went missing on June 13th. She may be in the Carteret or Onslow County areas. Gomez is a Hispanic female, 5'2" and approximately 130 lbs.If you have any


Anglers bring in seven blue marlins on final day of Big Rock tournament

Morehead City. CARTERET COUNTY —It is an exciting final day of the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament! Anglers brought in seven blue marlins on Saturday. The last time that many marlins were brought in one day at the tournament was in 2003.One more marlin is set to be weighed. Its expected to arrive at

WCTI12.COM - 2018-06-16 16:36:44

Fire officials investigating small hotel fire

HAVELOCK, N.C. (WITN) -Fire officials are investigating what started the flames in an Eastern Carolina hotel room Sunday.The City of Havelock Fire-Rescue Department responded to a call at the Havelock Inn and Suites around 10 a.m.Smoke was coming out of one of the second floor hotel rooms when first

WITN - 2018-06-17 19:38:00

Man in cardiac arrest pulled from rip current at Atlantic Beach

Paramedics transported the man, who was in critical condition, to the hospital and performed life-saving measures.


Police searching for missing 17 year old girl

They say Rosalinda Garcia Gomez has been missing since Wednesday, June 13th and she be in the Carteret or Onslow County area. Police say Gomez is a 5'02" approximately 130 lbs., Hispanic female.


Summer feeding program for children kicks off

“We do know there are kids that go without food at night, and that’s why we love doing this to make sure kids are getting healthy meals,” Morehead City Elementary School cafeteria manager Susan Raysaid said as she prepared meals Thursday at Morehead City Primary School.

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2018-06-16 23:45:00

Shrimp rise as overall North Carolina commercial catch dips

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WATAUGA DEMOCRAT - 2018-06-17 15:19:54

BIG ROCK: WITN learns what it takes to compete

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WITN) -When it comes to the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament, it takes a lot of hard work, research, and persistence to not only find where massive marlins are, but also to hook up and land one.Up bright and early, the teams competing in the tournament waste no time heading out.E


HUGE MARLIN CAUGHT NORTH CAROLINA: 16-year-old reels in massive 400-pound blue marlin off NC coast

Nettles, who was fishing on the vessel “Rare Breed,” became the first known junior angler to weigh a blue marlin in the tournament.


Wilmington-based artist returns to Big Rock with featured work - WWAY TV

Wilmington-based Steve Goione has been the featured artist at least ten times, more than any other. (Photo: WNCT)MOREHEAD CITY, NC (WNCT) — A marine artist who spends months of the year selling his artwork at fishing tournaments around the world is in eastern North Carolina this week for the Big Roc


Honey Hush wins Big Rock

The Big Rock website stated that Honey Hush was in position to win $753,875 of the record $2.56 million purse. The boat did not enter the Fabulous Fisherman category for catching the first 500-pound fish, however, so that $500,000 prize went to Carterican on Saturday.


Two blues hauled in on second day of Big Rock tournament - WWAY TV

Two boats reeled in blue marins in the annual fishing tournament on June 12, 2018. (Photo: WNCT)MOREHEAD CITY, NC (WNCT) — Two blue marlins were hauled in on the second day of theBig Rock Blue Marlin Tournament.The first boated blue marlin came in on the “Game Changer” and weighed in at 409.2 pounds


Suspect at large after officer-involved shooting at Jacksonville nightclub, police say

“At this time, we do not believe that the subject was shot and the officer is placed on administrative duties until the incident is reviewed," said Captain Ronnie Dorn, Patrol Division Supervisor. "A weapon was recovered at the scene. The suspect remains at large."


Morehead City woman receives cancer diagnosis after TV appearance

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) --- A Morehead City woman received a life-changing cancer diagnosis, but it wasn’t from her doctor. Instead, it was from a doctor 500 miles away who saw her on TV.


3 arrested after elderly couple robbed in car at gunpoint

Aaron Baker, 17, Christopher Barrett, 20, and Ayunna Jackson, 19, have all been charged in connection to the robbery.


City of Havelock: 21,750 gallons of sewage spills into Caps Branch

HAVELOCK, N.C. (WNCT) - The City of Havelock had a discharge of untreated sewage of approximately 21,750 gallons at Oakwood Drive.


Big Rock provides economic boost for Morehead City

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) --- It’s the biggest event of the year for the Crystal Coast, and Big Rock makes a big difference for businesses too.


Teenager charged with reckless driving after crashing car into trees in Craven County

Jacob G. Anderson, 17, of Washington, was driving his 1999 Chrysler passenger car northbound on US17 business when he traveled off the roadway to the right, went through the intersection and struck the trees, officials said. Anderson's vehicle came to a stop in the wooded area near the intersection.


Anglers caught, kept, and sold fewer fish in 2017 - WWAY TV

Commercial fisherman Alan Beasley (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)MOREHEAD CITY, NC (WWAY/News Release) — Coastal recreational anglers caught and kept fewer fish last year than in 2016, likely due in part to bad weather days during prime fishing season that kept surf fishermen off the water.Coastal anglers


Two people injured after head-on crash in Maysville

There was one person in each car involved in the crash on Highway 17, Gawlowski said. One was sent to a New Bern area hospital, while the other was airlifted with critical injuries to Greenville.