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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.
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.
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
NC WFO MOREHEAD CITY Warnings, Watches, and Advisories
WFO MOREHEAD CITY Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Sunday, August 5, 2018
Subdivision residents seek rate relief on water and sewer
BEAUFORT —Weeks after town officials enacted changes to the water and sewer fee schedule, which included increases for residents outside town limits, a number of Eastman Creek Landing residents are encouraging town officials to reconsider.
Man accused of leaving victim in cement-filled tubs won't testify in his murder trial
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -A man accused of killing a Jacksonville man and leaving his body in plastic tubs some 800 miles away will not take the stand during his trial.Carleton Davis this morning chose not to testify as the defense had its turn at presenting evidence.Davis is accused of killing She
‘Old drum’ fishery in full swing, so catch and release important
With the “old drum” fishery in full swing, a discussion of catch-and-release practices is warranted, and not just applying to our state fish, but all the species we deal with.First up is using the proper tackle geared to the fish you are targeting, whether light tackle for smaller fish or heavier ta
Rabies case reported in Pamlico County
MERRITT, Pamlico County —Pamlico County Animal Control reported a fox which has tested for rabies.The fox was caught in the area of Old Lupton Road in Merritt. Animal Control is requesting all pets be kept on their owner's property at all times, unless the pet is on a leash and under control. Animal
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.
We are again denied the right to vote
Well, it’s happened again. If I hadn’t been there to see it with my own eyes, I never would have believed it! After assurances by Mayor Fowler via television and newspaper interviews that he would abide by the opinion of the State Board of Elections, he has retreated from that promise. The good peop
MAN DEAD ALONG NORTH CAROLINA COASTLINE: Man dies, found unresponsive in water by Emerald Isle Bridge
EMERALD ISLE, N.C.- Another person has died along the North Carolina coastline.[RELATED: Beachgoers form human chain to pull people out of water at Emerald Isle]It happened Friday afternoon in Emerald Isle.A tourist from out of state was found floating near the Emerald Isle Bridge.[RELATED: 7 member
Two arrested on drug charges in Pamlico County
ALLIANCE, Pamlico County — On Aug. 12, 2018, the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office arrested Stephanie Nicole Hopkins, 33, of Pamlico County, and Gregory Michael Hopkins, 57, of Pamlico County.
Seabrook Man Killed Diving Into Shallow Water
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. -- A Seabrook man was killed Friday after officials said he dove into shallow water off the side of a boat into Bogue Sound. Officials said Senator LeMay, 28, dove into the shallow water and when he didn't resurface, someone from the boat went into the water to find him.
Deputies: Jacksonville women rented room online she didn't own
The man paid her cash for the first month’s rent, but when he arrived at the residence, he was told he must have the wrong address.
Man, woman given $1M bonds on heroin charges in Craven County
Demetruis Smith, 25 and Chasity Wilburn, 30, were both charged with two counts of trafficking in heroin or opium. Smith was also charged with driving with a revoked license.
Craven-Pamlico Animal Shelter responding to criticism
Since May, five people have resigned, including the director. Many people have voiced their concerns about how the animals are being taken care of during the transition. According to Craven County Health Director Scott Harrelson, the animals are as good as they have always been.
‘American Idol’ hopefuls audition at Mac Daddy’s
Mary Mikels, 21, of Beaufort, with another home in Raleigh, was one of the five winners chosen during Friday’s casting call for “American Idol.”
Man dies after being pulled from Bogue Sound onto small NC island
WNCT file photo of Emerald IsleEMERALD ISLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A 29-year-old man is dead following an incident at Bogue Sound in the Intracoastal Waterway Friday afternoon.The Emerald Isle Fire Department got the call around 2:11 p.m.Emerald Isle Fire Capt. Gilgo Stuart said it was either a swimming or
Swimmer dies after being pulled from Bogue Sound
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (WITN) -A swimmer died after first responders pulled them from the Bogue Sound Friday afternoon, the Emerald Isle Fire Department said.
Carteret authorities announce new drug arrests in 'East to West'
The drug operation focuses on the sale and distribution of a variety of drugs, including prescription medication, heroin, methamphetamine and more.