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Deputies trying to locate 85-year-old man missing in Carteret County
BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCT) - Deputies are trying to locate an 85-year-old man missing in Carteret County. The Carteret County Sheriff's Office said that Raymond H. Klingel is a resident of Camp Morehead Drive in Morehead City.
‘Destroyed’ by Florence, closed Channel Marker still for sale
ATLANTIC BEACH — One of Atlantic Beach’s most well-known restaurants, the Channel Marker, has been closed for more than a year, and it’s uncertain if it will ever open again – as the notable eatery or something else.
Deputies: 1 arrested, 1 wanted after vehicle break-in in Hubert
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A woman was arrested and a man is wanted after deputies said they were involved in a vehicle break-in reported in Hubert. Rhiannon Leek, 31, of Midway Park, was charged with felony attempt to obtain property by false pretense, felony possession of stolen goods, felony fin
After storm, toy drive carries new significance
CEDAR POINT — Mayor Scott Hatsell’s house suffered severe damage during Hurricane Florence in September, and he’s spent weeks since then living basically in one room while awaiting repairs.
Athletes of the Week for Dec. 3-8
Jacksonville quarterback Justyn Benton ran for 108 yards and 3 touchdowns on 21 carries – the senior also completed 2 passes for 10 yards – and scored the game-winning 25-yard touchdown run to help the Cardinals defeat Havelock 41-34 on Friday to advance to the state 3-A final.
Snow is gone, cold rain and wind here, flood warnings issued
NEW BERN, Craven County — Sunday’s weather has certainly been a mixed bag. Martin, Beaufort, Pitt, Greene, Lenoir, Duplin and Craven counties were among those that either saw snow or had it actually stick to the ground. In some places, close to an inch fell.
West boys, Croatan and East girls start strong in early part of season
The West Carteret boys and Croatan and East Carteret girls basketball teams have gone a combined 12-1 so far early in the season. West has gone 6-1 with Croatan and East going 3-0 apiece.
NC man arrested again for exposing self, taking indecent liberties with child
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A Hubert man has been arrested for exposing himself and having inappropriate contact with a child under the age of 5, according to Onslow County deputies.
New Bern hospital among hundreds of places around US where bomb threats made
NEW BERN, Craven County — A series of bomb threats were made to a number of locations around the United States, including at least one area of Eastern North Carolina. New Bern Police report a series of threats were called in to them of possible bombs throughout the city. The police department activa
Huge fire erupts on North Carolina highway after tractor-trailer hauling 8,500 gallons of gas crashes
A large tractor-trailer hauling 8,500 gallons of gasoline reportedly hit an icy part of the road on I-73 in Greensboro, North Carolina, which sent the vehicle flying. The tractor-trailer flipped onto its side, igniting a massive fire that forced officials to close portions of the highway Thursday mo
Craven County Sheriff's Office investigates animal abuse incident
VANCEBORO, Craven County — The Craven County Sheriff's Office was investigating an incident where an estimated 50 emaciated and abused animals were being rescued. Officials were at a home in the 1100 block of Kite Town Road.
Deputies: Hubert man arrested again on indecent liberties on a child
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A Hubert man has been arrested for exposing himself and having inappropriate contact with a child under the age of five, according to Onslow County deputies.
Video of Possible UFO Lights Off North Carolina Coast Now Going Viral
An unidentified flying object was just filmed and uploaded to YouTube by a fisherman on the North Carolina coast. According to ‘CRLarkin’, his video shows “Stationary orange lights in the sky. Seen east off of Cape Lookout on 11/13/18, roughly between 9-10PM Eastern.”
Areas of ENC seeing snow, freezing rain, sleet, rain
WASHINGTON, Beaufort County — It's snowing ... at least in some parts of Eastern North Carolina. Conditions were cold enough Saturday night and early Sunday morning to produce a wintery mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain in places like Pitt, Martin, Craven and Beaufort counties. Reports were
NC agriculture officials hold workshop for farmers about hemp as a crop
WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) - Industrial hemp is catching on with farmers across the country, including in eastern North Carolina where state officials recently talked to more than 50 farmers about growing the crop.
Town lands $180K in grants for waterfront improvements
CAPE CARTERET — The town has received two state grants, totaling more than $180,000, to help buy a 1.47-acre waterfront tract and develop a kayak, paddleboard and canoe launch facility along Pettiford Creek off Highway 58.
Parents want action taken after two teen boys bullied after school
HAVELOCK, Craven County — It's a case of an apparent assault of two Havelock High School students -- all caught on cell phone video after school. The video appears to show that after school on Monday, the two students were attacked at Walter B. Jones Park in Havelock. Officials at Havelock High Scho
North Carolina aquariums oppose ocean sound blasting
PINE KNOLL SHORES, N.C. (WNCT) - North Carolina aquariums have joined a coalition and state leaders in opposition to Atlantic Coast Seismic Blasting. In response to final authorizations issued by NOAA, local North Carolina aquariums are voicing their concerns.
County boots market from property
BEAUFORT — The future of the Olde Beaufort Farmers’ Market could be in jeopardy following county commissioners’ decision to stop allowing the courthouse to serve as the market’s venue.
Officials: 2 arrested on heroin charges after complaints of drug activity in New Bern
NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) - Officials have arrested two women on heroin charges after an investigation into citizen's complaints related to drug activity in the New Bern area. Felicia A. Goins, 41, of New Bern, was charged with felony possession with intent to sell or deliver heroin and felony possessio