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Deputies: Woman arrested after stabbing in Onslow Co., 1 person seriously injured
Ericka B. Vargas, 25, of Jacksonville, was charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious bodily injury, misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon and misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon in the presence of a minor.
Hackers hit Onslow County utility with ransomware attack
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - The Onslow Water and Sewer Authority's internal computer system, including servers and personal computers, was hit by a ransomware attack Saturday.
Onslow County Schools sets timeline for reopening
Phase 3 will include the most severely damaged sites, as well as the Thompson Early Childhood Center, and all the district’s Pre-K programs.
North Carolina mom threw baby on ground after being denied beer, police say
Policetold CBS17that Kyesha Sherell Willis, 29, went to a neighbor's house on Saturday and demanded a beer. When she couldn't get one, she became angry and threw her son to the ground, police say.
Volunteers from all over the country aid Jacksonville recovery
"From debris removal to mucking to tarping. Whatever the people need we've got it all,” said Chase Reese, Command Center Assistant Manager.
Manhunt is on for inmate who escaped from a North Carolina prison on Sunday
A 44-year-oldinmate escaped Sundayfrom a minimum-security prison near Fayetteville, North Carolina, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.Prison officials said in a press release that Cul Jones was reported missing Sunday at about 7:45 p.m. fromHoke Correctional Institution in
Pressured over missing writer, Saudi Arabia lashes out :: WRAL.com
The warning from the world's top oil exporter came after a turbulent day on the Saudi stock exchange, which plunged as much as 7 percent at one point Sunday. That fear appeared to spread Monday to Japan's SoftBank, which has invested large sums of Saudi money.
Gas prices continue to fall across state
Local prices in Greenville are slightly above the state average, ringing in at $2.75/g. Meanwhile, in New Bern prices fall below the state average at $2.64/g.
Woman arrested in stabbing that injured two people
ONSLOW COUNTY, NC (WITN) -A Jacksonville woman has been charged with stabbing two people last week outside of Jacksonville.Ericka Vargas, 25, was arrested Sunday at her home on Foliage Court.She is charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious bodily injury and misdemeanor assa
Pender County opens new debris site drop-off site - WWAY TV
BURGAW, NC (WWAY) – More than a month after Hurricane Florence devastated the Cape Fear, vegetative debris continues to pile-up along roads throughout Pender County.A new site has been opened as a debris drop-off site at 8022 NC Highway 210 in Rocky Point. This site is for vegetative debris only and
SILVER ALERT: Lenoir Co. Sheriff's Office looking for missing Kinston man
KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) -A statewide Silver Alert has been issued for a man who was reportedly last seen in Kinston.Lenoir County sheriff's deputies say they're looking for 24-year-old Steven Waldo, who also goes by Isiah.Waldo is described as a white man, 5'4" and 200 pounds with short brown hair and
Woman kidnapped after Rocky Mount murder, police say
When they arrived, they found a man dead. Police said a woman, 34-year-old Shenika Shaw, was kidnapped.
Suspects in custody after car hit 130 mph during three county police chase
Banks continue to collapse in Rocky Point neighborhood, threatening homes
ROCKY POINT, NC (WECT) - Inch by inch, some homes near Rocky Point in Pender County are getting closer to the Cape Fear River river by the minute.“After the river reached its peak, 20 feet of banks actually collapsed and it went straight down along with 150 year old oak trees in the water,” said Jim
NC Bacon Festival - WWAY TV
The NC Bacon Festival will take place October 13th-14th. This festival is sure to be a hit as we enjoy all that bacon has to offer! As always we will have GIANT inflatables for the kids, LOTS OF BACON, and many vendors for the whole family. Event will be held at the beautiful Homestead Farms in Rock
Wilmington to request additional $8.5 million for Hurricane Florence funding including bonuses for employees | Port City Daily
City Policy 202 (General Compensation Plan) provides the City Manager with the authority to recognize employees through an award or bonus. Therefore to recognize the hard work and sacrifices that all of our essential personnel made during Hurricane Florence, all non-exempt/hourly essential personnel
Camp Lejeune Marine couple get $20,000 after being on 'Ellen'
Cpl. Brandon Crespo and wife Francis shared a video of his return from a six-month deployment. In the video, Crespo got to meet his son, Noah, for the first time. Francis was pregnant during Crespo's sea deployment.
Jacksonville recovery challenges worsen with Tropical Storm Michael
JACKSONVILLE, NC (WITN)Jacksonville prepared for Tropical Storm Michael, but the storm may add to the already long list of challenges in the recovery process following Hurricane Florence.Jacksonville resident Menekse Andaya says, "My son's bedroom is damaged, um, my bathroom, my closet, all my cloth
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH RESORT CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS: Iconic NC resort closing until spring due to Hurricane Florence damage
The Blockade Runner Beach Resort, part of the Wrightsville Beach landscape for 55 years, announced Wednesday it will close for renovations and hopes to open in the early spring.
Pender Co. Board of Education approves last contracts for school repairs
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - The Pender County Board of Education approved the last five contracts for mold remediation at schools at its emergency meeting Sunday afternoon.The contracts for the last five schools totaled about $1,437,000. The board already secured contracts for the other 10 schools ac