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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.
‘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.
Carolyn Alford: Local man among Bush funeral participants
Hello friends and neighbors. It is good to see you here. Marine Captain Jak Kramer of Carteret County participated in the funeral ceremony of former President George H. W. Bush this week in Washington, D.C.
County, market reach agreement to allow Christmastime event
BEAUFORT — The Saturday, Dec. 15 holiday farmers’ market will be held as scheduled on the grounds of the county courthouse from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. This is according to market and county officials who managed to negotiate an agreement following county commissioners’ Monday decision to revoke use of th
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.
Jacksonville rallies from 21-down to upset Havelock
Havelock, N.C. — Jacksonville trailed by 21 points multiple times on Friday night, but the Cardinals rallied in the fourth quarter and capitalized on a key Havelock turnover to upset the Rams, 41-34.
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
Arrest made in kidnapping, murder of Hania Aguilar
LUMBERTON, N.C. (WNCN) - A 34-year-old man has been arrested and charged in the Nov. 5 kidnapping and murder of 13-year-old Hania Noelia Aguilar, the FBI announced early Saturday.
Dream Home: Author Kristy Woodson Harvey puts down roots in Beaufort, North Carolina
A novelist turns her dreams into realities in the charming and timeless town of Beaufort. I was nineteen the first time I ever drove over the drawbridge into Beaufort, North Carolina. Good Southern girl that I was, I had arrived for a debutante party. One look, and I was absolutely smitten. The matc
Motivational speaker addressing issues military kids face
HAVELOCK, Craven County — Five elementary schools came together in Havelock on Wednesday for a special presentation. The Comfort Crew’s “With You All the Way Tour” aims to help students in military families. Many military children go through things that people never realize or understand.
Tree for Troops program brings smiles to Cherry Point military community
MCAS CHERRY POINT, Craven County — Christmas cheer came to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point on Friday. For the past 14 years, FedEx holds its Trees for Troops program. It was an early-morning start as cars were lined up with active and retired service members anxiously awaiting their free Chris
New Bern Police investigating after possible human bones found
NEW BERN, Craven County — New Bern Police are investigating after someone found what appeared to be human bones Friday morning. New Bern Police said they got a call at 10:35 a.m. that the bones were found at the 2100 block of Oaks Road. No further information is being released by officials.
Pamlico holds off Rosewood in second half, 16-12
Bayboro, N.C. — Pamlico held off Rosewood on Friday night to advance to the 1A state championship, 16-12. Pamlico took an early 3-0 lead in the first quarter with a 20-yard field goal. That lead held through the end of the first quarter.
West Craven High School student charged after loaded gun found in vehicle
VANCEBORO, Craven County — A West Craven High School student has been charged after a loaded gun was found in his vehicle. The Craven County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday investigated the incident after it was notified by the school. A student told a staff member about the suspect having a gun. The
Several FEMA DRC locations closing in the East
HAVELOCK, N.C. (WNCT) - Homeowners remain in the recovery process following Florence. Many are still working with FEMA and SBA to get assistance and loans to help fix damages. Disaster Recovery Centers have helped thousands of people in our area.
'Shop With a Cop' event bringing Christmas cheer to ENC students
HAVELOCK, Craven County — While some kids may not be able to get everything they ask Santa for this Christmas, the Havelock Police Department is focusing on students who have nothing in their stockings this year.
Stepmother charged with child abuse, assault by strangulation in Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County — A Jacksonville woman was arrested on child abuse and multiple drug charges. On Nov. 27, detectives with the Onslow County Sheriff's Office Special Victims' Unit received a report that a 6-year-old child was being abused. The child appeared to have significant injuries o
Marine charged with kidnapping, raping woman near Camp Lejeune
A North Carolina Marine has been charged after allegedly kidnapping, then raping, a woman on Oct. 7. Lance Cpl. Alec Urton, 23, was charged with felony second degree kidnapping, felony second degree forcible sex offense and misdemeanor discharge of a firearm, according to the Jacksonville Daily News
A remarkable Community Thanksgiving Feast
I publicly thank everyone involved in this kickoff to the holiday season. First and foremost, Allison Thomas and her family from Scarborough Fare Catering provided the main portion of the meal with the turkey, dressing and gravy.