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5 charged after drug bust in Craven County

Five people have been charged with Heroin charges after a search warrant was issued in Craven County. The sheriffs office searched 106 Porpoise Way in the Gracie Farms community of Craven County.


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.


Man accused of kidnapping woman after North Carolina shooting, house fire turns himself in

HICKORY, N.C. — Deputies said the man accused of kidnapping a 22-year-old woman following a shooting and house fire in Catawba County Friday afternoon has turned himself in to authorities.


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


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.


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.


Cardinals want to learn from tourney final loss

It was deja vu for the Jacksonville girls’ basketball team in one fashion, but the Cardinals hope history repeats itself in another form. For the second consecutive year, the top-seeded Cardinals fell to second-seeded Havelock in the Coastal 3-A Conference tournament final at Northside High, this ti


New FEMA maps shows slight change in local flood elevation levels

Craven County homeowners impacted by Hurricane Florence should consider new preliminary flood elevation numbers when rebuilding or elevating their homes, according to representatives with the county’s Office of Planning and Inspection.


Voter fraud means new election in North Carolina

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.**. On the roster: Voter fraud means new election in North Carolina - Klobuchar’s horrible boss stories pile up - N.H. poll: 40 percent of GOP voters want primary fight - Vilsack won’t challenge Ernst - ‘Love you! Bye, bye!’ VOTER


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


Craven County Veterans Stand-Down serves those who served

NEW BERN, Craven County — A special event benefiting homeless veterans made its way to Craven County on Friday. New Bern's 5th Annual Veterans Stand-Down event brought food, clothing, hygiene kits, job assistance and more to help those who have served our nation.


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.


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.


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 town removes Confederate road marker, black history plaque ahead of dueling protests

The town of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on Friday removed a Confederate road marker and a black history marker ahead of dueling protests scheduled for Saturday afternoon. Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger said Friday that the plaques were temporarily moved due to public safety concerns surrounding th


Man charged after 3 dead dogs found, 10 seized

Craven County, N.C. — Deputies in Craven County said they found three dead dogs and seized more than ten other dogs Thursday, WITN reported. Alton Frazier has been charged with animal cruelty.


Craven County Sheriff's Office to take part in 'Adopt A School' program

CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - An Eastern Carolina sheriff's office is hoping to connect with local schools through the 'Adopt A School' program. Craven County Sheriff Chip Hughes announced that the department has implemented the program in Craven County.


West boys run out of gas in 64-61 loss to Havelock

MOREHEAD CITY — It's hard to beat a team three times. Havelock proved that Wednesday when it handed West its first loss in five games, 64-61. It was payback for the Patriots' 75-70 double overtime victory in Havelock on Jan. 25 and the 73-57 win in Morehead City on Feb. 12.


Damaged GOP faces tough path in North Carolina election do-over

Republicans are gearing up for an uncertain and potentially crowded primary in the new election for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, while Democrat Dan McCready is already coalescing support from his party for the re-vote.


Mixed news on when New Bern Convention Center, other businesses will open post Florence

NEW BERN, Craven County — The New Bern Convention Center and two downtown hotels damaged by Hurricane Florence and flooding after are still closed. The good news is the Courtyard by Marriott New Bern will be open in the next couple of weeks. That means more people will be coming to the area. The bad