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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
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
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
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" (
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
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
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
Uber CEO apologizes to Londoners: 'We got things wrong'
LONDON (CNNMoney) - Uber's new CEO issued an apology to Londoners on Monday just days after city officials said they would not renew the company's license. "While Uber has revolutionized the way people move in cities around the world, it's equally true that we've got things wrong along the way," Dar
7Up laced with meth causes illness in Mexico
Several people have been hospitalized after drinking meth-laced 7Up in Mexico, reports The Washington Post. Authorities are warning travelers of the revelation, which has been discovered in the Mexicali area, just south of the California border. Health experts are asking people to be extra cautious
White House stonewalls Capitol Hill over records in Russia probe
(CNN) - Tension is rising between congressional investigators probing Russia meddling and the Trump administration, as the White House and Justice Department withhold a number of records sought by Capitol Hill at a critical time in the investigations. Operating on parallel tracks from special counse
Lenoir County students take part in statewide competition with shoe drive
KINSTON, Lenoir County - Students in the Technology Student Association at Contentnea-Savannah K-8 School are taking a big step toward participating in the North Carolina Technology Student Association competition by conducting a shoe drive through November 20. Proceeds from the shoe drive will help
Target raises minimum wage to $11 an hour, $15 by 2020
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Target is giving its workers a raise. The company announced Monday that it would increase the minimum hourly wage for all workers to $11 next month. Target also committed to a $15 minimum wage by the end of 2020. This story will be updated.
It's Pence vs. Bannon in final day of Alabama Senate race
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (CNN) - Sen. Luther Strange and Roy Moore are into the final hours of a hard-fought intra-party campaign that is testing President Donald Trump's influence with Republican voters and could set the stage for a series of GOP Senate primaries next year. The final day of campaigning
McCain on his cancer prognosis: It's 'very, very serious'
WASHINGTON (CNN) - Sen. John McCain's brain cancer is "very, very serious," the Arizona Republican said in an interview Sunday night, adding that doctors told him "it's a very poor prognosis." "So I just said, 'I understand. Now we're going to do what we can, get the best doctors we can find and do
German inequality may have fueled far-right surge
LONDON (CNNMoney) - Chancellor Angela Merkel looks set for a fourth term after her party won the most votes in Sunday's election. But her victory was marred by a surge in support for the Alternative for Germany. The anti-immigrant party took 21% of the vote in the east of the country, where industri
How NFL owners responded to Trump
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - President Trump this weekend attacked the National Football League and its players who protest during the national anthem. Many of the league's owners, executives and team presidents fired back, after the league's commissioner issued a statement on Saturday. NFL Commissioner Ro
OGE crafting new advisory on legal defense funds
(CNN) - The Office of Government Ethics (OGE) is crafting a new advisory on legal defense funds for the first time in 24 years, according to an official with knowledge of the plan. The updated guidance addresses a controversy that recently arose about the agency's policies on the funds and comes at
Congress' week: Health care deadline looms
(CNN) - Once again, the Senate is focused on whether Republicans have enough votes to pass a repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. Sunday brought more signs that the chances for the Republican health care bill from Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana wer
GOP gears up for release of tax reform 'framework'
WASHINGTON (CNN) - Republicans are expected to release a framework this week of their widely-anticipated tax reform plan as the party desperately seeks a legislative victory before the end of the year. Leaders announced earlier this month they would unveil some details of the plan this week in a "co
GOP on verge of another Obamacare loss
(CNN) - The Republican effort to repeal Obamacare is once again on life support. Lawmakers return to Washington on Monday with the GOP just one more "no" vote away from having their latest effort to overhaul the Affordable Care Act scuttled. So far, two Republicans -- Sens. John McCain of Arizona an