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Beaufort set to discuss hiring actions

"We're trying real hard to maintain town credibility and it's taking a beating, and we feel like the fair thing to do is to get outside representation," Commissioner Ann Carter, the chairman of the town's administration/finance committee, said during the subcommittee's meeting Wednesday in the train

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 06:46:00

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

ACS board members earn Silver Bell Award

ASHEBORO - Members of the Asheboro City Board of Education attended the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) District 5 meeting in Forsyth County on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Board members received professional development and training via several breakout sessions that were offered. While at

HAVELOCK NEWS - 2017-09-23 05:01:00

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

ASHEBORO - September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and while the dangers of childhood obesity are well chronicled, many families need support to change their families' habits with the ultimate goal of being a healthy weight. That's why the Randolph-Asheboro YMCA - a leading community-based o

HAVELOCK NEWS - 2017-09-23 05:01:00

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

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

Natural Bridge, now a state park, seeing more visitors

ROCKBRIDGE, Va. (AP) - Visits to Natural Bridge have increased significantly since the Virginia landmark became part of a state park. The Roanoke Times reports the number of tickets purchased in the past 12 months to view the 215-foot-tall limestone arch in Rockbridge County increased by 41 percent

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-09-23 23:12:00

Say hello to fall with area festivals, bazaars

It's fall, y'all. Friday marked the first day of autumn and, with it, comes a slew of fall festivals and bazaars put on by local groups. Here's a round-up of events that were submitted to us over the past few weeks. Keep checking our Thursday event calendars for even more as the season goes on: Satu

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2017-09-23 16:00:00

Authorities: Virginia deputy, suspect shot at traffic stop

MONROE, Va. (AP) - Authorities in central Virginia say a deputy was shot in the head during a traffic stop and a suspect was injured when another deputy returned fire. The Amherst County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Saturday that deputies initiated a traffic stop Friday night at a post offic

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-23 15:20:29

Sheriff's Office: Amherst Co. deputy shot in head during traffic stop

(MGN) MONROE, Va. (WSET) - An Amherst County deputy was shot Friday night, officials say. According to the sheriff's office, deputies initiated a traffic stop at the Monroe Post Office in Amherst County around 11:30 p.m. They say during the course of the stop, a passenger in the vehicle pulled out

WSET - 2017-09-23 09:33:53

Magic and mischief underway in Staunton as Potter fans arrive in the Queen City

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) -- Staunton will be packed with Harry Potter's biggest fans. Crowds started arriving to the Queen City on Friday. City crews began closing some streets earlier in the afternoon and will continue to do so throughout the weekend. Last year, big crowds turned out to the city after

WHSV - 2017-09-23 03:46:00

Update: Campbell sheriff's office seeks public's help in investigation of car thefts

Campbell County wants help identifying a man seen driving one of the previously mentioned stolen vehicles, a 2016 Kia Optima. This is one of two photos of the suspect released by the county, which acknowledged they were of poor quality. submitted/Campbell County Sheriff's Office Courtesy Campbell Co

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2017-09-23 23:00:00

Amherst woman, two juveniles arrested in connection with vehicle break-ins

An Amherst woman and two males juveniles have been arrested and authorities are seeking an Amherst teenager in connection with a recent string of vehicle break-ins, the Amherst County Sheriff's Office said Friday. Beginning Sept. 4, the sheriff's office received reports of numerous vehicles being br

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2017-09-22 22:19:00

Digital Only All Access Daily Progress

School bands from around the state had a "blast" Saturday morning in Stuarts Draft, playing for trophies, bragging rights, and above all else, the love of music and friendly competition. It all went down at the 16th annual "Blast in the Draft," a marching band competition hosted by Stuarts Draft Hig

DAILY PROGRESS - 2017-09-24 00:53:00