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Redevelopment idea presented in Emerald Isle

Emerald Isle Town Manager presented information on the potential Islander Drive redevelopment during a special meeting this week. Jannette Pippin Daily News Staff jannette_pippin EMERALD ISLE | Emerald Isle officials say there are no plans to change the small-town beach atmosphere of the town but s

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 07:01:00

BOE finds no probable cause in Mansfield allegations

BEAUFORT - The County Board of Elections did not find probable cause that County Commission Chairman Mark Mansfield resided outside of District 3, which he is elected to represent, at a preliminary hearing Friday. Morehead City resident Andrea Smith filed a challenge Aug. 11 alleging that Mr. Mansfi

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 06:45:00

We are Onslow: Scott Brinkley

Editor's note: We are Onslow is a weekly feature highlighting Onslow County's residents. To suggest a person to be featured, visit JDNews.com/WeAreOnslow or email localdesk@JDNews.com. I have worked for the Town of Swansboro as parks and recreation maintenance technician for three and a half years.

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 07:01:00

Temporary signage up for discussion in Swansboro

Swansboro planning board to hold special meeting Tuesday night to get public input on use of feather flags, temporary signs by businesses. Jannette Pippin Daily News Staff jannette_pippin SWANSBORO | Swansboro leaders say community input is key as the town looks at updating its regulations regardin

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 07:01:00

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

Fall brings new season of festivals, events to ENC

As summer transitions to fall, a new season of festival and events begins Jannette Pippin Daily News Staff jannette_pippin As summer drifts into Fall, it's time to gear up for a new season of festivals and events in eastern North Carolina. While there is still time for that beach trip, area residen

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 21:42:35

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

Woman arrested after selling heroin near children

REELSBORO, Pamlico County - Tara Christina Long of Reelsboro was arrested on Friday on drug and child abuse charges. Investigators with the Pamlico County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at 817 Chair Road in Reelsboro on Friday. Over the past several weeks, Investigators conducted control

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-24 01:04:25

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

OCSO deputy resigns after DWI charge

An Onslow County Sheriff's Office deputy resigned this week after being charged with drunk driving. Deputy Kyle Stitz, 27, of Country Club Road in Jacksonville, was arrested Sunday by the Onslow County Sheriff's Office and charged with driving while impaired, civil revocation of driver's license, re

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 21:40:57

Marine killed in high speed motorcycle crash

ONSLOW COUNTY, NC (WITN) - An Eastern Carolina Marine has died in a high speed crash involving his motorcycle. The Highway Patrol says Tyler Armbruster was killed in the 4:20 a.m. Sunday crash on Gum Branch Road just outside of Jacksonville. They estimate the 20-year-old's motorcycle was going 70 mi

WITN - 2017-09-25 16:58:00

Two eastern Carolina government officials elected to lead NCLM

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) Two government officials from the east have been chosen to lead the North Carolina League of Municipalities. Jacksonville's Mayor Pro Tem Michael Lazzara and Washington City Councilor William Pitt were elected president and vice president of the league, respectively. They we

WITN - 2017-09-24 00:25:00

9 fun things to do this weekend

1. Go to the movies The big movie opening in theaters this weekend is "The LEGO Ninjago Movie!" a PG-rated animated film about six ninjas that are also ordinary teens struggling against their greatest enemy: high school; the R-rated action-adventure "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" about a gentleman's

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 18:17:33

Wreck closes fast food restaurant

A Jacksonville man's driving injured none but caused a local fast-food restaurant to close earlier than normal. George Savage, 69, of Ernest King Road in Jacksonville allegedly lost control of his vehicle while driving near the Burger King at 560 Yopp Road around 5:45 p.m. Thursday afternoon crashin

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 15:25:42

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

Jacksonville man arrested on charges of indecent liberties with child

Richard Daniel Mercado (Jacksonville Police Department photo) JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County - A Jacksonville man was arrested Friday and charged with indecent liberties with a child. Richard Daniel Mercado, 58, of 204 Pineview Rd. in Jacksonville, was taken into custody without incident. He was placed

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-23 07:08:16

Couple celebrates 40th anniversary at Jacksonville Pizza Hut

(Tyler Cook AAE, Consumer Zeno Group photo) JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County - John and Debbie Woleslages celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary in a unique way last weekend. The two were at a Pizza Hut in Jacksonville where family and friends gathered for their anniversary. The couple married on Sept

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-22 21:09:30

Kylie Jenner posts first photos since baby news broke

(CNN) - Kylie Jenner appears to be having some fun with her fans. After news of her pregnancy broke Friday, the reality TV star posted two pics over the weekend on her official Instagram account. The first photo posted Sunday showed Jenner and a group of her friends wearing robes with the caption "m

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-25 14:29:06