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Dental clinic now open to uninsured

A local nonprofit is celebrating the opening of an oral healthcare facility for uninsured residents, an operation made possible through generous donations and substantial grants. The Caring Community Clinic housed in the Morgan Building at 1 DeWitt St. in Jacksonville is a clinic whose mission is to

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 21:13:44

Woman accused of shooting husband

Authorities say an argument between a Jacksonville couple ended with a husband hospitalized with gunshot wounds and a wife in jail. Onslow County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to a residence on Woodleaf Place in Jacksonville at 3:41 a.m. on Nov. 11, according to Col. Donnie Worrell. Worrell

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 22:11:37

Jacksonville Winterfest planned for Dec. 1-3

JACKSONVILLE, NC (WITN) - Jacksonville's 4th annual Winterfest is scheduled for the first weekend of December. Free family-friendly activities and events will take over Riverwalk Crossing Park from Dec. 1-3. Jacksonville Winterfest is a winter wonderland featuring snow, ice skating, sledding, rei

WITN - 2017-11-17 16:06:00

Jacksonville businesswoman pleads guilty to felony tax charges

(Photo: MGN) JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County - A Jacksonville businesswoman pleaded guilty in Wake County Superior Court to felony tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue this week. Evelyn V. Edwards, 63, of Jacksonville pleaded guilty to five counts of Embezzlement of State Proper


FRF: JPD officer follows family tradition of law enforcement

Editor's Note: The First Responders Friday series is a weekly feature focusing on the men and women in law enforcement, emergency services and fire services who serve in our community every day. Name: James Lawrence Smallwood III Age: 51 Years served total: 15 years as a law enforcement officer, all

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 07:01:00

Nonprofit opens free dental clinic

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Nonprofit Onslow Community Outreach is doing their part to help people who cannot afford dental care by officially opening the Caring Community Dental Clinic in Jacksonville Thursday. The goal of the clinic is to serve those who need dental care but are under-insured or n

WITN - 2017-11-17 07:21:00

NewsChannel 12, Food Bank team up again for annual drive

The holidays are approaching and so is our annual food drive. In association with the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina, NewsChannel 12 will once again host the "Share Your Christmas Food Drive." It's five events around our area during the week of Dec. 4 that will be used to help collect

WCTI12.COM - 2017-11-17 06:28:36

9 fun things to do this weekend

1. Catch the parade The 2017 Christmas Holiday Parade will take place on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 9:45 a.m. until noon. The Jacksonville Police Department will close Western Boulevard at Coastal Carolina Community College at 9 a.m. Following the conclusion of the parade, the streets will be reopened

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 07:01:00

Ten indicted for laced drugs in Buffalo, Dunkirk

BUFFALO - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman Thursday announced the takedown of a 10-person drug trafficking ring that allegedly trafficked narcotics - including heroin and faux oxycodone pills which contained fentanyl - from California to Western New York. The 59-count indictment against nine B

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Dunkirk lands state funds for after-school programs

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $2.5 million in Empire State After-School Program funding has been awarded to four high-need school districts in Western New York, one of which is Dunkirk. The Dunkirk City school District was awarded $454,400 to serve 284 children. Schools and Community Partners

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Laurel, parents create lasting legacy

OBSERVER Photo Laurel Hotelling with participant Rose Carr from the 2016 Laurel Run event. Editor's note: Laurel Hotelling died on Monday, but her life, legacy and spirit will live on forever. A memorial service will be held at 10 this morning at the First United Presbyterian Church, 35 Park Place,

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

After-school programs in four local districts get $2.5 million boost from state

The doors at Hamlin Park Academy are open more than ever. Kids will stay until nearly 6 p.m. weekdays to participate in any number of after-school activities, from basketball to STEM programs to arts and crafts. And now, there's more funding to expand such after-school programming, not only at Hamli

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-16 21:01:08

The Rise And Fall Of Coal

One of the last lumps of coal scheduled to power the steamboats on Chautauqua Lake, saved from burning to be preserved in the museum in 1963. The artifact for today's Hometown History could perhaps be an advertisement for a Christmas gift for some in our community - a lump of coal. This is a lump of

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Students to promote sustainability in vendor fair

Students at Cassadaga Valley Central School are hoping to promote community sustainability with a vendor and craft fair on Saturday. The event, hosted by the Class of 2018, will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cassadaga Valley Middle-High School, 5935 Route 60, Cassadaga. According to Danya

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Stream fishing for trout improving

Photo by Gene Pauszek Rob Legrano checks out a riffle above the Risley Street Bridge in Fredonia on Tuesday. Stream fishing for trout continues to improve on all local streams, with Cattaraugus Creek offering the best area to hook up with its larger flowage of water. Rick Miller in Irving reports t

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Teachers plead for principal's return after reportedly put on leave

OBSERVER photo by Jimmy McCarthy Fredonia Middle School teacher Lynda Sentz speaks to board of education members at Tuesday's meeting regarding her and others' support of Middle School Principal Andrew Ludwig. Those familiar with Fredonia Middle School Principal Andrew Ludwig note his presence and


Park design experts start from the ground up

What should a public park contain? Swings and slides, shaded benches, a grassy picnic spot? Should there be gestures toward the region's history, ecology and culture? Could a park be a place of encounter, of healing? In June, following their decision to remove statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall

C-VILLE WEEKLY - 2017-11-17 14:46:31

Graphic: Navy pilot admits to scandalous sky-drawings over Washington

OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash. - Officials with the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island said one of their aircraft was involved in the obscene skywritings spotted in Okanogan County. Photos sent to KREM 2 by multiple sources show skydrawings of what some people are saying is male genitalia. Some sources have e

NBC 29 NEWS - 2017-11-17 18:39:00

US Forest Service Allowing Atlantic Coast Pipeline Construction

The federal government will allow the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to run through national forests in Virginia and West Virginia. The United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service announced its decision Friday, November 17. Twenty-one miles of the pipeline route will cross national forest system

NBC 29 NEWS - 2017-11-17 18:29:00

VSP Urges Motorists to Drive to Save Lives this Thanksgiving Weekend

RICHMOND - Traveling to spend time with family is a holiday tradition, and as millions hit the road this Thanksgiving, Virginia State Police urges motorists to drive to save lives so everyone arrives safely for the celebration. Within the past two weeks, traffic crashes in Virginia have claimed the

NBC 29 NEWS - 2017-11-17 18:04:00