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Planning Board OKs proposal: Recommendation on off-premise, temporary signs advances

Even before the planning board began considering the draft rules put in place at its Oct. 5 meeting, it was urged to be more lenient. "It's too strict for us to be able to do anything," said John Davis, mayor-elect and owner of the Swansboro Dairy Queen and an ice-vending machine. Davis, who has bee

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2017-11-22 16:18:00

Martha's Mission distributes food for Thanksgiving

MOREHEAD CITY, NC (WITN) A non-profit in Carteret County was busy Wednesday making sure people in need have a Thanksgiving meal Thursday. Martha's Mission Cupboard in Morehead City has actually been holding its holiday meal distribution all month long. Wednesday was especially busy though as people

WITN - 2017-11-23 04:16:00

Shoppers to go on the hunt for best Black Friday deals

MOREHEAD CITY - Barely after they've had the chance to digest the Thanksgiving turkey, shoppers will officially kick off the holiday shopping season this week as they head out in search of the best Black Friday deals. Terri Fowler, owner of Teacher's Pet on Arendell Street in Morehead City, is one l

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2017-11-22 19:45:00

Carteret County home destroyed in late night fire

CARTERET COUNTY, NC (WITN) - The fire marshal is looking into what caused a home to be leveled by fire late Sunday night. Beaufort firefighters were called to the home on Hardesty Farm Road outside of Newport around 11:20 p.m. Fire and heavy smoke greeted firefighters, while everyone inside made it


HS Roundup: Blue Devils sweep Pirates in hoops

DEEP RUN -- Shamon Wooten scored 10 of his 18 points in a 27-point first quarter as South Lenoir defeated Swansboro 79-22 in its season opener Monday night. The Pirates (1-2) were led by Zack Stanley with 5 points. Swansboro returns to action Tuesday night, traveling to Lejeune, while South Lenoir h


Christmas Cheer seeks sponsors for families this holiday season

Christmas Cheer received more than 1,100 applications for help this holiday season. To help, email cheersponsor@onslowco.org or call the sponsor line at 910-581-2473. For general information, call 910-347-4646. A full list of cases is available at onslowco.org. Just click on Christmas Cheer. Deadli


Revving up some Christmas cheer

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office had one goal Monday afternoon: buy as many toys as possible with more than $3,500. Sheriff Wes Tripp, several deputies and members of Honda of Roanoke Rapids walked up and down the toy aisles of Wal-Mart, picking Christmas toys for boys and girls. The bulk purchas

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-21 20:52:00

Fire destroys structure on Hardesty Farm Road

BEAUFORT - The Beaufort Fire Department was dispatched 11:10 p.m. Sunday to 360 Hardesty Farm Road, off Highway 101 north of town, for a structure fire. Harkers Island, Otway, Mill Creek and North River Fire departments were dispatched auto-aid. Additional tankers were dispatched from Harlowe, Marsh


Bainbridge man charged with cousin's murder

By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness NewsNovember 21, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, Ga. (WCTV) -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a man has been charged with murder in the death of his cousin. Around 5:32 p.m. Monday, deputies with the Decatur County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call reporting shots fi

WCTV - 2017-11-21 22:43:00

GBI: Bainbridge man arrested in murder investigation

BAINBRIDGE, Ga. (WTXL) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating after they say a man shot and killed his cousin during an argument. GBI says they were called in on Monday by the Decatur County Sheriff's Office about a murder investigation in the 1000 block of Old Pelham Road in Bainbr

WTXL.COM - 2017-11-21 18:27:00

Lady Devils win in overtime

VALDOSTA - The Tift County Lady Devils basketball team improved to 2-1 Tuesday evening, with a 64-61 win over Peach County in overtime. "What a game," said Tift head coach Julie Conner. She described the game as being a "dogfight." "In the end, the girls executed well," she said. Nicky Jones led the

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-23 00:00:00

GBI: Decatur Co. man arrested after fatal shooting, victim identified

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced Tuesday an arrest had been made in connection with a murder investigation in Decatur County. On Monday evening the GBI Thomasville Field Office was requested to assist the Decatur County Sheriff's Office regarding a murder investigation in the 1000 block

WALB 10 - 2017-11-21 18:09:30

Soldier's body set to return to Cairo

CAIRO, Ga. (WTXL) - The body of a soldier from Cairo who died during training at Fort Bragg, North Carolina was flown into Atlanta Wednesday. 29-year-old Robert Thornton died last Tuesday after he collapsed during physical training. Thornton was a sergeant, assigned to the 528th sustainment brigade

WTXL.COM - 2017-11-22 21:41:00

Canfor announces $28 million expansion

MOULTRIE - Canfor Southern Pine announced today that it will make a $28 million expansion to its Moultrie facility. Formerly Beadles Lumber Co., Canfor, a Canadian-based firm, purchased 50 percent of the Beadles operation in Moultrie and Thomasville in 2014 and now owns 100 percent. Cantor chose Mou


Police searching for missing mother and son

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Tallahassee Police are searching for a missing mother and her 4-year-old son. The Tallahassee Police Department says they are looking for Adrena Bush, 25, and Ky'moni Bush, 4. They say that they were last seen Saturday in the area of 2525 Texas Street in Tallahassee. Both

WTXL.COM - 2017-11-22 21:03:00

Local farmers experience Christmas tree shortages

HAVANA, Fla. (WTXL) - The time is almost here to buy your Christmas tree and you may want to do it sooner rather than later because there could be a shortage of Christmas trees this season. That shortage is due to the economic recession 10 years ago. Those declining sales led farmers to plant less t

WTXL.COM - 2017-11-21 22:23:00

Car Slams Into Train In San Leandro

SAN LEANDRO, CA -Three people were injured in San Leandro this morning when their vehicle slammed into a train on Williams Street near San Leandro Boulevard. The injuries were labeled as minor by the police department. Williams Street was closed for a time but has since reopened. Train traffic was

PATCH - 2017-11-22 18:30:55

Man killed while meeting cell-phone buyer in San Leandro

Daniel Carlos, 32, of Redwood City was killed Saturday at a San Leandro gas station after meeting to sell his cell phone, authorities said. A man who was fatally shot when he went to a San Leandro gas station to sell his cell phone to a buyer who answered his online ad, was identified as a 32-year

SFGATE - 2017-11-21 15:27:00

Man Fatally Shot During San Leandro Cellphone Transaction ID'd as Redwood City Father

A man who was fatally shot while trying to sell a cellphone to someone at a busy intersection in unincorporated San Leandro on Saturday afternoon was identified by an Alameda County sheriff's spokesman Monday as 32-year-old Daniel Carlos of Redwood City. Carlos was between jobs but used to work for


40th Annual Senior Thanksgiving Lunch: San Leandro

SAN LEANDRO, CA - The 40th Annual Senior Thanksgiving Luncheon will be held this Wednesday, Nov. 22, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Marina Community Center, 15301 Wicks Blvd. and Senior Community Center, 13909 E. 14th St. Make your reservations today at www.sanleandrorec.org or by visiting the community center