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Harkers Island Fire and Rescue responds to seizure at Cape Lookout

HARKERS ISLAND - Harkers Island Fire and Rescue responded Thursday afternoon to a medical emergency out at Cape Lookout National Seashore. According to emergency scanner reports, at about 12:12 p.m. Thursday, a call went out to a medical emergency on Portsmouth Island. Harkers Island Fire and Rescue

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 22:13:00

Beach music blast set for Sept. 30

The Saturday, Sept. 30, event, which last year drew close to 9,000 to the strand at the Western Regional Ocean Access in late August, is expected to draw an even bigger crowd this year, and also has an expanded stage atop the dunes, thanks to construction work over the past year. Admission is again

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 16:37:00

National Defense Authorization Act to allot $273M for local bases

The passage of a $689 billion Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act provides more than $273 million to fund improvements and construction projects aboard Base Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point Air Station. Last year, Camp Lejeune received $49 million and Cherry Point received $12.5 million

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 21:12:50

Getting a better understanding of flounder from an expert

He currently is working out of Elizabeth City and is their lead researcher on flounder. He is their Mr. Flounder. We discussed many aspects of flounder biology, stock status and regulation. Over the next couple of weeks, I will present some of what we discussed during the radio show. Check out some

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 19:00:00

Havelock Police Chief David Magnusson to retire

Havelock will lose its current police chief in two months. David Magnusson, who became the city's police chief three years ago, is resigning effective Nov. 25. "I've been doing this 34 years," he said of law enforcement, "And I think there's a time when you just know it's a good enough time right no

HAVELOCK NEWS - 2017-09-21 20:10:51

Havelock police chief leaving after three year stint

HAVELOCK, NC (WITN) - Havelock will soon be looking for a new police chief. Chief David Magnusson says he plans to leave the Havelock Police Department on November 25th. The city says Magnusson will be returning to Miami, where he can spend more time with his family. The chief has been in Havelock f

WITN - 2017-09-21 17:49:00

God and Country Banquet joins religion, politics in Havelock

State and local leaders gathered in Havelock Monday to discuss the role of religion in the United States. During an evening that mixed politics and religion, speakers argued that Christianity, which was described as under siege, should play a larger role in the nation's public life. The 24th annual

HAVELOCK NEWS - 2017-09-20 19:27:47

New redevelopment project in Emerald Isle creating debate

EMERALD ISLE, Carteret County - Peak beach season is over but things got a little hot in Emerald Isle Tuesday night. A new redevelopment project is creating some debate. Offiicials say the project consists of hopefully finding a developer to make the property at Islander Drive, which the town owns,

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-20 03:15:47

Traffic stop results in arrest of two on felony drug, other charges

David Matthew Spence and Makayla Blainie Raynor (Lenoir County Sheriff's Office photos) KINSTON, Lenoir County - A traffic stop by the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office resulted in the arrest of two people on drug, gun and other charges. Below is a press release from the LCSO on the arrests of David Ma

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-20 20:24:19

Police looking for man who held up New Bern beach bingo

Police are are looking for the person responsible for holding up a local beach bingo. New Bern Police say it happened Tuesday around 10:58 p.m. at the Bern's Beach Bingo at 2522 Neuse Blvd. Investigators say the man entered the store with a handgun and demanded money. Police say he was wearing a

WITN - 2017-09-21 00:52:00

Craven County man in jail under $1 million bond on drug charges

Michael Tripp (Craven County Sheriff's Office photo) NEW BERN, Craven County - A Craven County man has been arrested and was placed in jail on drug charges with a bond totaling $1 million. Michael Tripp was arrested by the Craven County Drug Unit after an ongoing investigation into heroin traffickig

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-20 01:16:27

Fall brings new season of festivals, events to ENC

As summer transitions to fall, a new season of festival and events begins Jannette Pippin Daily News Staff jannette_pippin As summer drifts into Fall, it's time to gear up for a new season of festivals and events in eastern North Carolina. While there is still time for that beach trip, area residen

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 21:42:35

Students, Rotary donate Irma relief

BROAD CREEK - Broad Creek Middle School students, along with Croatan High School and two elementary schools in Swansboro, collected relief supplies Sept. 11-14 for Hurricane Irma victims in Florida. Items were loaded late Thursday into a tractor-trailer provided by the Swansboro Rotary Club and tran

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 18:45:00

Commentary: SPD funds make up large part of budget

As the town's largest single department expenditure, the question, of course, is what is the department all about and how does it spend the money allocated? These are public funds and must be accounted for. The department budget includes $516,755 for salaries and wages; $188,443 for benefits; $41,75

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 17:00:00

Boil water advisory lifted for Swansboro

SWANSBORO, NC (WITN) Another town in the east was under a boil water advisory in less than a week, which impacted businesses and residents. Last Friday Atlantic Beach issued a boil water advisory. That forced restaurants to close until the all clear was given a day later. Wednesday the town of Swans

WITN - 2017-09-22 03:35:00

Swansboro boil water advisory lifted

The boil water advisory that was announced by ONWASA on Wednesday has been lifted. Contractors hit an ONWASA waterline on Wednesday which caused a disruption in water service for some areas in Swansboro. The affected areas were West Corbett Avenue from Queens Creek Road up to Hammocks Beach Road and

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 15:43:52

Cooper: North Carolina joining pollution-reduction alliance

RALEIGH (AP) - Gov. Roy Cooper says North Carolina is joining more than a dozen other states with a goal of meeting greenhouse gas emission reductions even with President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord. Cooper announced Wednesday that the state is becoming part of th

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-20 22:45:13

Governors, John Kerry promote 15-state Climate Alliance

Governors and former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry are championing a 15-state coalition that's tackling environmental issues NEW YORK (AP) - Governors and former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry are championing a 15-state coalition that's tackling environmental issues. New York's Andrew Cuomo

DAILY REFLECTOR - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Best and worst nuts for your health

Nuts are a healthy, natural food packed with heart-healthy fats, protein, vitamins and minerals. But not all nuts are created equal. [ + - ] FreeImages.com/paolo zanin Take a look at the best and worst nuts for your health. [ + - ] Femto via Wikimedia Commons All nuts are about equal in terms o

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-22 17:40:18

CVS will limit opioid prescriptions to 7 days

(CNN) - In a new effort to tackle the deadly opioid addiction crisis in the US, pharmacy giant CVS announced on Friday it will limit opioid prescriptions to seven days for certain conditions. This restriction will apply to patients who are new to pain therapy. The new pharmacy program will also limi

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-22 14:32:13