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Sunset Scene at The Point

The sunset casts a golden glow over the beach earlier this week at the Point, the westernmost tip of Emerald Isle on Bogue Banks in Carteret County. Photo: Sam Bland. Got a photo you’d like to share with Coastal Review Online readers? Please read our submission guidelines.


North Carolina student dies following complications from the flu

RALEIGH, N.C. — Raleigh student Skyler McCardle died following severe complications from the flu on Friday, according WTVD, citing an online health journal posted by family. McCardle was a student at GRACE Christian School in Raleigh and was diagnosed with the flu last Friday, according to Eric Brad


Pamlico Hazard Mitigation Plan Meeting Set

EMERALD ISLE — North Carolina’s Pamlico Sound Region, which includes Beaufort, Craven, Carteret and Pamlico counties, is working to update its 2015 Pamlico Sound Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan.


North Carolina judge overturns mandatory voter ID amendment

A federal judge on Friday afternoon ruled to remove the North Carolina constitutional amendment requiring voter ID, citing rampant gerrymandering in the state's general assembly, reports The Hill.


Drug bust in Craven County lead to the arrest of 5 people

CRAVEN COUNTY, NC (WITN) - Five people in the east now face drug charges following a drug bust in Craven County. The Craven County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division and Criminal Investigations Division conducted a search that resulted in the arrest of 27-year-old Otis Croner and four others.


Emerald Isle hires firms for continued storm repairs, cleanup

EMERALD ISLE — Town officials have awarded contracts to repair a fire station and to clean out downed trees that have prohibited the full reopening of Emerald Isle Woods and McLean-Spell Park in the wake of Hurricane Florence.


Brick thrown off North Carolina overpass, shattering woman’s windshield, ‘I could’ve been killed’

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Police Department is investigating two reports of objects being thrown off overpasses onto cars below. WTVD reported that the first report happened Feb. 17 around 4 p.m. Drivers on Highway 87 said three young men were on the Arsenal Street pedestrian bridge hold


How A Beach Town Manages Coyote, Deer

EMERALD ISLE – This Bogue Banks town has been working to manage two distinct wildlife populations in an urban setting: coyotes and deer. An opportunity to learn more about the town’s urban wildlife management program will take place Feb. 19 during the monthly Police Educating the Public, or PEP, cla


Rockslide closes I-40 in western North Carolina

A Friday evening rockslide on Interstate 40 in North Carolina has closed the roadway in both directions. The North Carolina Department of Transportation announced the closure on its Twitter page on Friday night.


Official: Bicyclist struck and killed on Craven County road

HARLOWE, Craven County — A bicyclist was struck and killed Friday morning along a Craven County road, officials confirm. A man driving a gray Ford F-150 hit the bicyclist on the road around 5:30 a.m., Assistant Fire Chief John Keeter with the Harlowe Volunteer Fire Department said.


Five arrested on drug charges

Five people have been arrested after Craven County Sheriff’s Office narcotics officers found heroin and cocaine at a Porpoise Way residence. According to the sheriff’s office, a search warrant was served for a home at 106 Porpoise Way in the Gracie Farms community. “During the search approximately 1


North Carolina Man Sentenced To 40 Years For 2014 killing Of Roommate In St. Thomas

ST. THOMAS — A North Carolina man who confessed to killing his roommate more than four years ago has been handed a 40-year prison sentence with credit for time already served, Department of Justice Public Media Officer announced Friday.


North Carolina doctor gets 3 years for trading drugs for sex

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. -- A North Carolina doctor has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for giving female patients drugs such as Percocet and Clonazepam in exchange for sex.


Bill would ban talking on handheld phone in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Talking on the phone while driving without using hands-free technology could soon cost North Carolina drivers. The bill is called Hands Free N.C. It would make it illegal to talk on the phone while driving.


Search underway for woman believed to have been kidnapped after shooting, house fire in North Carolina

HICKORY, N.C. — Deputies said they are searching for a 22-year-old woman they believe was kidnapped following a shooting and house fire in Catawba County Friday afternoon. Officials told WSOC that the suspect Derek Moser was last seen in the area of Pinebark Court in Newton. Authorities identified t


N.C. Troopers ID bicyclist killed in Havelock accident

HAVELOCK, N.C. (WNCT) - Troopers have identified the bicyclist who died in a deadly accident in Havelock Friday morning. North Carolina State Highway Patrol Trooper S.F. Brown responded to a collision reported on Temples Point Road on Friday around 5:32 a.m.


Astronaut from Jacksonville prepares to head into space for the 1st time

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - An astronaut with ties to Eastern North Carolina is about to jet off into outer space. Christina Koch is from Jacksonville, she was a student at White Oak High School.


Onslow County program to train veterans to become the next generation of farmers

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A new program is set to train veterans on how to become the next generation of farmers. The Onslow County Farmer's Market Incubator Farm and the Veterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Gardens teamed up to create the Veterans Outreach Project to Develop Beginning Farmer


Pending layoff to affect nearly 100 jobs

AECOM (URS Federal Services) notified the N.C. Department of Commerce this month of the planned permanent layoff of approximately 452 positions at various locations in nine states, including North Carolina.


Voter fraud means new election in North Carolina

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