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Carteret County deputies searching for missing 24-year-old woman

24-year-old Kristen Bennett was last seen on Hibbs road, in Newport, around 2 p.m. last Tuesday, August 14.

WNCT - 2018-08-16 21:34:07

NCDOT plans ‘superstreet’ for Radio Island

“We started looking at it, trying to come up with a solution to this traffic congestion we’ve got here right now, to make it safer and make it better and more efficient,” Mr. Hunter said Tuesday at the city council meeting in the municipal building on S. 8th Street.

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2018-08-17 11:45:00

Police trying to ID woman wanted in Flip Flops Gift Shop theft

The suspect is described as a white female and was last seen wearing a purple tank top, floral shorts, and was carrying a bag with a large pineapple on it.

WNCT - 2018-08-17 17:48:25

Convictions lead to prison sentences

Gregory Ayotte, 27, of Newport, pleaded guilty to possession of a weapon by a prisoner and was sentenced to a term of imprisonment of 10-21 months. Mr. Ayotte was incarcerated at Carteret Correctional Center in Newport when corrections officers found a pair of 3-½ inch scissors in his locker. Inmate

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2018-08-16 16:12:00

Three convicted, sentenced for crimes in Carteret County

GREGORY AYOTTE, 27, of Newport, pled guilty to Possession of a Weapon by a Prisoner and was sentenced to a term of imprisonment of 10-21 months. Ayotte was incarcerated at Carteret Correctional Facility in Newport, N.C., when corrections officers found a pair of 3-½ inch scissors in his locker. Inma

WCTI12.COM - 2018-08-16 16:44:13

Authorities search for missing Newport woman

Kristen Ashley Bennett was last seen in the area of 950 Hibbs Road in Newport. She reportedly left her residence around 2 p.m. Tuesday wearing a blue tank top with white stripes, an orange long-sleeved shirt over the tank top, blue jean shorts and black Nike tennis shoes.

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

DO YOU KNOW ME? Emerald Isle police say woman is 'person of interest' is store theft

He was wearing a purple tank top, floral shorts, and was carrying a bag with a large pineapple on it.

WITN - 2018-08-17 13:58:00

Vehicle accident in Havelock involves military truck, SUV

HAVELOCK, Craven County —Havelock Police and other officials were on the scene of a vehicle accident that involved a military truck.NewsChannel 12's Lauren Arnott reports the accident was at Hwy. 70 and Holly Drive in Havelock. It's near the Slocum Village subdivision.Officials were on the scene inv

WCTI12.COM - 2018-08-16 14:36:00

Officials ID man who died after being pulled from Bogue Sound onto small NC island

Emerald Isle town manager Frank Rush said the victim was identified as Senator LeMay, who was from Seabrook, Texas.


North Carolina man found guilty in dismemberment murder

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina jury has found a man guilty of chopping up a man and putting his body in cement-filled tubs in 2013.News outlets report an Onslow County jury returned the verdict Thursday in the murder trial of 38-year-old Carleton Davis, who was on trial in the death of S

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-08-16 20:15:05

Local photographer wins top photography awards

The award winners for the Professional Photographers of North Carolina’s annual print competition were announced Aug. 6 in Durham, with Joan H. Walker, M. Photog., CPP, owner of Joan H. Walker Photography and Woof Tracks Photography studios in downtown Morehead City, receiving not only 20 awards ove

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2018-08-16 09:37:00

Craven County school gets new name ahead of 2018 school year

Roger Bell Elementary School in Havelock became Roger Bell New Tech Academy on Wednesday. The school is part of the new tech network which focuses on four pillars of teaching: culture that empowers, teaching that engages, technology that enables and outcomes that matter. Havelock is now home to the


EI pet store, coffee shop named one of America’s coolest

Muttigans, at 8101 Emerald Drive in Emerald Isle, was recognized by Pets+ Magazine as one of America’s Coolest Pet Stores of 2018. It was also recently named by travel website Trips to Discover as one of the top eight places in North Carolina to take your dog.

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

County celebrates opening of MaST at Carteret Community College

MOREHEAD CITY —“Today is a monumental and historical day for Carteret County, Carteret County public schools and Carteret Community College,” CCC President Dr. John Hauser told about 100 state and county leaders, parents and students during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday in front of the Marine Sci


Mason honored for work in protecting Shackleford horses

Those attending, including Congressman Walter B. Jones, R-N.C., who was the original sponsor of the federal legislation, are quick to say that without Ms. Mason’s tireless dedication to the popular wild horse herd at Cape Lookout National Seashore, there would be no protection act.


2 arrested, 1 wanted in connection to stolen vehicle in Onslow County

Hayes is described as a black male with black hair, brown eyes and medium complexion, approximately 5’7 and 145 lbs.

WNCT - 2018-08-16 13:10:13

Plans underway to rebuild Kidsville in New Bern

NEW BERN, NC (WITN)A massive playground that has been a staple in New Bern for more than two decades has been deemed unsafe and closed, but after an outpouring of support, city officials say they do have plans to rebuild it.The park on Pine Tree Drive has been a community favorite since 1994.Jameesh

WITN - 2018-08-16 20:33:00

Texas man drowns on North Carolina coast

Emerald Isle Town Manager Frank Rush told news sources Senator LeMay, 28, of Seabrook, dived off a boat Friday and into shallow water in Bogue Sound.


2 arrested on drug, firearm charges after gun complaint in New Bern

Devayron M. Stib, 19, of Illinois, was charged with trafficking in cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver schedule II, possession of cocaine and maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for controlled substances.

WNCT - 2018-08-16 10:41:37

NC WFO MOREHEAD CITY Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO MOREHEAD CITY Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Sunday, August 5, 2018