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Kurtis Chevrolet owner donates $41,000 for new East scoreboard
Dean Wagaman, owner of Kurtis Chevrolet, has been a benefactor for school athletic and band programs in the past and was happy to help out again.
Operation Christmas Child collection continues
National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child, which involves sending gift-filled shoeboxes to needy children around the world, officially began Nov. 12 and will continue through Monday.
New Bern police trying to locate woman last seen on January 28
Swindell was last seen wearing a plain gray sweatshirt, tan pajama pants, and beige Ugs boots.
Police: Man, woman arrested after attempting to trespass property
Shawn R. Harden, 35, of Asheville, was charged with first-degree trespassing, damage to property, possession of schedule VI controlled substance, possession of schedule III controlled substance, and drug paraphernalia.
Permit Issued for Bogue Banks' Sand Plan | Coastal Review Online
The Corps said Wednesday it had released the federal record of decision and the permit was issued for theBogue Banks Master Beach Nourishment Plan, which is described as a comprehensive approach to protect the oceanfront and inlet shorelines. The process included the National Environmental Policy Ac
New apartments go ‘smart’ for tenants
Opened in July 2018 on Galantis Drive, near Carteret Health Care, The Preserve has partnered with Epproach Communications to provide its residents a state-of-the-art managed smart home solution, controlled via a branded smartphone application.
Jacksonville parade kicks off holiday season Saturday
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - 'Tis the season for holiday parades! One of the first parades to kick things off this holiday season is the 62nd annual Jacksonville Christmas Holiday Parade on Saturday at 9:45 a.m. About 15,000 people are expected to line the parade route down Western Boulevard. Our
Delay for Carteret County schools
"The one (1) hour delay tomorrow will allow bus drivers, student drivers and parents to have more visibility. All drivers are urged to use extreme caution because there will be standing water on many roads throughout the county," according to the school system.
Another sewage spill from Havelock manhole
HAVELOCK, N.C. (WITN) - An Eastern Carolina city is reporting its eleventh sewage spill in three years. The city of Havelock says an estimated 4,000 gallons of untreated wastewater was discharged Wednesday from the Rose Brothers Lift Station. Approximately 1,000 gallons made it into Slocum Creek i
Jumble Sale, Thanksgiving Feast this weekend
The Jumble Sale is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, while the Community Thanksgiving Feast is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18.
Hurricane Florence causing a shortage of local oysters
Barger says, "And a lot of people are scared of them so we've had a few issues with that with people asking questions, but they are safe as long as the marine fisheries says you know the waters are fine, the quality is fine and we will have them again local."
Craven County Schools to extend school year by one week due to Hurricane Florence
Officials voted unanimously Thursday to extend the school year by one week to June 14. (Greg Payne, NewsChannel 12 photo) Hurricane Florence has led to many changes for Craven County Schools. One of them now is a longer calendar year. Officials voted unanimously Thursday to extend the school year by
Party celebrates departing Emerald Isle Town Manager after 17-years of service
EMERALD ISLE, NC (WITN) After nearly two decades on the job, Frank Rush, the beloved town manager of Emerald Isle, will be leaving the Crystal Coast and headed towards the West Coast for a new job. But before he departs the town threw him a going-away party. Hundreds of people from the town were in
Area Fishing Report for Nov. 14
Inshore fishing is producing really nice catches of larger speckled trout. Fishing along the surf zone is producing catches of bluefish, sea mullet, small speckled trout, small pompano and some small Spanish
'Is this your boat?' Trump asked. So what happens to boats washed up during Florence? | News & Observer
Some state lawmakers on Tuesday were shocked to find out that boats that washed ashore or were sunk during Hurricane Florence - once hazardous materials were removed - were either left where they were found or re-sunk. Capt. Christian Gillikin of the Atlantic Coast Marine Group told legislators at a
Share Your Christmas Food Drive runs Dec. 3-7
WCTI NewsChannel 12 is teaming up again with the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina for the annual Share Your Christmas Food Drive. We're partnering again with WSFL 106.5 for events at five different Food Lion locations across Eastern North Carolina. Monday, December 3 11:30am-6:30pm Jack
TORNADO TOUCHES DOWN NEAR ATLANTIC BEACH: National Weather Service: 'Weak' tornado touches down near Atlantic Beach
ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C.- The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down along the Crystal Coast early Tuesday morning, according toWRAL.
Salter Path residents relieved after road fixed following Florence
"The water has been above our bumpers at times but now that it's clear it's just awesome," said Brian Salter, who lives on Shore Drive. "it's going to save our vehicles and we can stop tearing up other peoples to get through."
Fallen Morehead City soldier returned to family on Friday
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida elections officials turned in unofficial vote tallies Saturday and were waiting to see if the secretary of state will order recounts in the hotly contested races for governor and U.S. Senate. At stake was the tight and acrimonious U.S. Senate race between Republican
City of Havelock reports sewer overflow
The City of Havelock reported a sewer overflow on Wednesday. A discharge of 4,000 gallons happened at the Rose Brothers Lift Station. The untreated wastewater was discharged into Slocum Creek in the Neuse River Basin. The NC Department of Environmental Quality Division of Water Resources was notifie