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Onslow woman accused of 'doctor shopping'

An Onslow County woman has been accused of using her daughter's urine to obtain a prescription. Ciara M. Ford, 29, Bicentennial Ave. aboard Camp Lejeune, was arrested March 16 by the Onslow County Sheriff's Office and charged with 13 felonies, including obtaining controlled substances by prescriptio

JDNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 15:34:49

Man dies in Friday night accident

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) A 26-year-old man is dead after Highway Patrol Troopers say his car overturned after hitting an embankment Friday night in Pitt County. Troopers say Davante Moore was traveling west on Stantonsburg Road when he crashed his car a little after 11 p.m. No one else was in the ca

WITN - 2018-03-18 01:58:00

Woman sentenced for fatal shooting at mall

WILMINGTON, N.C. -- A North Carolina woman who shot and killed her ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend in broad daylight in a mall parking lot was sentenced to between 31 years and 40 years in prison. It is reported that 20-year-old Traneta Campbell pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and discharging

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-18 21:25:00

Man charged with DWI after running off road, striking tree

A 39-year-old man was charged with driving while impaired after he ran off the road and struck a tree, according to a weekly review of Pitt County court records. Justin Eric Paulson, 39, of 3341 Ellsworth Drive, Greenville ran off the road and struck a tree about 3:54 a.m. on March 7 near U.S. 258

DAILY REFLECTOR - 2018-03-17 23:59:59

FIRST ON 9: One man dead following deadly crash in Greenville

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - One man is dead following an accident on Stantonsburg Rd. Friday night. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said the accident happened around 11:15 p.m. Friday just outside of Greenville city limits on Stantonsburg Rd. Troopers say the driver of the car, 26-year-old Davonte M

WNCT - 2018-03-17 21:57:17

St. Patrick's Day festival draws families

EMERALD ISLE - Flashes of green, wafting smells of carnival food and warm sunshine greeted festivalgoers Saturday as they enjoyed the 27th annual St. Patrick's Festival at the Emerald Plantation. The family-friendly event is considered to be the start of the island's tourist season, and many familie

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2018-03-18 06:45:00

Hobby Lobby holds grand opening for New Bern location

Hobby Lobby, the national arts and crafts store, opened the doors of its New Bern location to the public Monday morning following a grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony. Hobby Lobby specializes in arts and crafts items ranging from supplies for picture framing and jewelry making to fabrics, floral

SUN JOURNAL - 2018-03-19 18:12:25

Town files complaint against BOE, director

CAPE CARTERET - Town officials have lodged a formal complaint against the county Board of Elections and the staff director, alleging the office mishandled a recent voter-led petition. That petition, which aimed to secure a referendum whether or not residents supported a switch to a town manager form

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2018-03-18 06:45:00

Onslow County man facing drug trafficking charges

ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Authorities say a man who tried to run from them during a traffic stop is now behind bars on drug charges. Detectives with the Onslow County Sheriff's Office Drug Enforcement Unit arrested Rogers Ludwig, 31, of Jacksonville on Tuesday. Authorities say he attempted to ru


Man charged with dozens of child sex crimes in two counties

Jason Lee Ramsey is in jail charged with dozens of child sex crimes in two counties. (Photo: PCSO) PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) - A Rocky Point man is in jail charged with dozens of child sex crimes in two counties. According to a news release the Pender County Sheriff's Office and Kure Beach Police Dep


Swansboro HS walkout breeds conflicting reports

"Nobody was prevented from going outside from my knowledge." Conflicting reports about what happened at Swansboro High School during the national walkout movement Wednesday have come out since the event. The comments include the above statement from the School Resource Officer mentioned in the story


Crystal Coast communities lowing speed limits

PINE KNOLL SHORES If you are headed out to the beach this weekend, you may want to pay close attention to speed limit signs. Starting Friday, the speed limit for the first half mile on the eastern portion of Pine Knoll Shores on Highway 58 will be changing from 45 mph to 35 mph. The change is season


Pender County fire crews battle early morning blaze

East Creekview Drive in Hampstead house fire (Photo: Ryan Johnston/Facebook) PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) - According to a Pender County Fire Marshal a home in Hampstead caught fire Saturday morning. Fire Marshal Tommy Batson said the two people and their pets are safe. Batson said the call came in arou

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-03-17 19:41:57

Mike McHugh: Think twice about allowing tariffs and tossing that can in the garbage

So what's your favorite metal? I'll bet for many it's that yellow metal used in everything from jewelry to dentistry and from computers to aerospace. Surely gold has an alluring appeal and with an ounce trading for more than $1,340, it's nice to have a little of it in one's portfolio as a hedge agai


Deputies searching for convenience store gunman

ONSLOW COUNTY, NC (WITN) - Deputies in one Eastern Carolina county are hoping you can help them solve an armed robbery that happened Wednesday afternoon. The Moe's Mart on Belgrade Swansboro Road outside of Maysville was robbed around 12:30 p.m. The man showed a weapon and demanded money from the re