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Jacksonville faces impact from heavy weekend flooding

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) --- As the rain continued to pour down over the weekend, parts of Jacksonville faced heavy flooding.

WNCT - 2018-08-13 21:03:51

Jacksonville road reopen following natural gas leak

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -An Eastern Carolina road is back open Monday morning following a gas leak.Jacksonville police say College Street was shut down from Court Street to Bayshore Boulevard for several hours on Sunday because of a natural gas leak.Police say it took crews about eight hours to cl

WITN - 2018-08-13 05:41:00

Applications open for City of Jacksonville citizen academy

Each Academy session takes Citizens to different areas of Jacksonville to learn about the services the City offers and how they impact the lives of Citizens. Academy participants will go behind the scenes with Public Safety, Public Services, and more to see the operations of the City.

WNCT - 2018-08-14 07:13:21

Roller Rink Given Second Chance at Life

Brian Terry says he skated at this very roller skate rink in Jacksonville as a kid. When they found out the old owners were going out of business, he says his family couldn’t let that happen. So they bought it, renamed it roller city, and fixed the place up.

WCTI12.COM - 2018-08-12 18:58:49

Jacksonville couple arrested on several drug charges

Michael J. Brandt, 32, was charged with:Felony Trafficking Marijuana by PossessionFelony Trafficking Marijuana by ManufacturingFelony Trafficking Marijuana by SaleFelony Trafficking Marijuana by DeliveryFelony Conspiracy to Traffic MarijuanaFelony Possession with Intent to Manufacture/Sell/Deliver M


Jacksonville, N.C., Pastor Michael Claiborne Arrested for Not Paying $100,000 in Back Child Support

Michael Claiborne, pastor of New Rivers Ministries in Hubert, N.C., has been arrested and charged with failure to comply with a court order to pay $100,000 in back child support.


Texas man drowns on North Carolina coast

Emerald Isle Town Manager Frank Rush told news sources Senator LeMay, 28, of Seabrook, dived off a boat Friday and into shallow water in Bogue Sound.

KWTX - 2018-08-13 13:23:00

Southwest Onslow showing growth under Charlie Dempsey

JACKSONVILLE, NC -- From three wins in his first season to seven in his second, Charlie Dempsey showed significant growth in his first two years at Southwest Onslow, but last year in year three as head coach of the Stallions, Dempsey had his breakthrough: Eleven wins and a trip to the regional final

WITN - 2018-08-12 18:51:00

Man, woman given $1M bonds on heroin charges in Craven County

Demetruis Smith, 25 and Chasity Wilburn, 30, were both charged with two counts of trafficking in heroin or opium. Smith was also charged with driving with a revoked license.

WNCT - 2018-08-13 21:50:24

Man dies after being pulled from Bogue Sound onto small NC island

WNCT file photo of Emerald IsleEMERALD ISLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A 29-year-old man is dead following an incident at Bogue Sound in the Intracoastal Waterway Friday afternoon.The Emerald Isle Fire Department got the call around 2:11 p.m.Emerald Isle Fire Capt. Gilgo Stuart said it was either a swimming or

CBS17.COM - 2018-08-12 22:26:26

MAN DEAD ALONG NORTH CAROLINA COASTLINE: Man dies, found unresponsive in water by Emerald Isle Bridge

EMERALD ISLE, N.C.- Another person has died along the North Carolina coastline.[RELATED: Beachgoers form human chain to pull people out of water at Emerald Isle]It happened Friday afternoon in Emerald Isle.A tourist from out of state was found floating near the Emerald Isle Bridge.[RELATED: 7 member

WSOC-TV - 2018-08-12 13:16:24

• Newland resident has site for park

Monday, August 13, 2018BC-BBM--Southern League GlanceSouthern LeagueBy The Associated PressAt A GlanceAll Times EDTNorth DivisionWLPct.GBMontgomery (Rays)2920.592—Jackson (Diamondbacks)2425.4905Birmingham (White Sox)2426.4805½Tennessee (Cubs)2325.4795½Chattanooga (Twins)2028.4178½South DivisionWLPct

DAILY ADVANCE - 2018-08-13 00:00:00

JPD trying to ID 2 men wanted for theft at Walmart in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - Police are trying to identify two suspects wanted in a theft report at Walmart in Jacksonville on August 5.The Jacksonville Police Department said the incident occurred on North Marine Boulevard.The suspects are described as white males with high fade haircuts.One suspect


NC high school baseball player dies in crash, teen driver charged

Riley Miller, 15 was the passenger and died from his injuries. The driver, Kenneth Faulkner III, is at Vidant undergoing surgery, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol and friends at school.

CBS17.COM - 2018-08-12 21:07:17

Swimmer dies after being pulled from Bogue Sound

EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (WITN) -A swimmer died after first responders pulled them from the Bogue Sound Friday afternoon, the Emerald Isle Fire Department said.


Sneads Ferry celebrates the 48th Annual Shrimp Festival

The three- day festival including all kinds of rides, delicious foods, and entertainment.


‘American Idol’ hopefuls audition at Mac Daddy’s

Mary Mikels, 21, of Beaufort, with another home in Raleigh, was one of the five winners chosen during Friday’s casting call for “American Idol.”


Camp Lejune military police officer accused of having sex with 15-year-old girl

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A military police officer from Camp Lejeune was arrested Tuesday at the Raleigh Durham Airport after deputies said he had sex with a 15-year-old female.Jairo Palacio, 42, was charged with statutory rape of a child less than 15 years of age.On August 3, the Onslow County S


Eastern Carolina deputy arrested on child porn charges

ONSLOW COUNTY, NC (WITN) -An Eastern Carolina deputy sheriff has been charged with possessing child pornography.The State Bureau of Investigation yesterday arrested Onslow County Deputy Mark Perrigo on nine charges of third degree exploitation of a minor.The SBI says it received a tip from the Natio


WHO AM I? Police need help identifying suspected Walmart thieves

If you know who the two are, you should call Jacksonville police at 910-938-6408 or Crime Stoppers at 910-938-3273. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 for information that is helpful to police.