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Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office investigating after body found

BAYBORO, N.C. (WNCT) — The Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office tells WNCT they are investigating after a body was found on Wednesday. Pamlico County Sheriff Chris Davis told WNCT’s Marisa Fonseca the body was found in a wooded area around 4 p.m. in an area on Swan Point Road in Bayboro. The State Bureau of Investigation […]
PAMLICO COUNTY, NC
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Motorcycle accident closes Highway 70 in Beaufort

Emergency services confirmed a motorcycle collision happened at approximately 11 a.m. Wednesday in Beaufort. Highway 70 from east of Live Oak in Beaufort was closed due to the crash. Westbound traffic was still being let through, while officers redirected eastbound traffic to NC 101. Motorists were asked to avoid the...
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Emerald Isle board backs conservation, not development, in McLean-Spell Park

EMERALD ISLE — All five Emerald Isle commissioners expressed support Tuesday night for maintaining 30-acre McLean-Spell Park in its current state: dense maritime forest with walking trails. Commissioners spoke after Town Manager Matt Zapp presented the results of a month-long online survey that showed an overwhelming majority of respondents...
EMERALD ISLE, NC

New Bern travel agent books ticket to prison after Tuesday's guilty verdict

Craven County District Attorney Scott Thomas announced Tuesday afternoon that a former New Bern travel agent was found guilty of embezzling money from her customers. Julie Ann Mincey, 58, of New Bern, was found guilty by a Craven County jury of nine counts of felony embezzlement and one count of obtaining property by false pretenses following a week-long trial that concluded Tuesday.
NEW BERN, NC
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Families receive free school supplies during Stuff the Bus

— Robin Blasiman of Beaufort, a mother of two, waited in a long line Wednesday to receive free school supplies for her children during the Stuff the Bus distribution at Parkview Baptist Church. GALLERY: Families receive free school supplies during Stuff the Bus. “I’ve been here since 4:30 a.m.,” she...
BEAUFORT, NC
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The Mystery of Sarah Slater…and all that Confederate Gold

Historical Society Lunch & Learn with Author Betty Vaughn Sept 14. You’ve probably heard about it. Want to learn about what might have happened to that missing Confederate gold? Or who else could have been involved in the assassination of President Lincoln? Author Betty Vaughn will discuss The Mystery of Sarah Slater at the New Bern Historical Society Lunch & Learn on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 11:30 a.m. at the Carolina Colours Pavilion.
NEW BERN, NC
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Travel agent gets ticket to state prison

NEW BERN, N.C. (WITN) - A woman who operated a New Bern travel agency’s next stop is prison after she was found guilty Monday of felony embezzlement and obtaining property by false pretenses. District Attorney Scott Thomas says 58-year-old Julie Mincey, of New Bern, was found guilty by a...
NEW BERN, NC
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Marine honored for saving the life of a man who was hit by a car in Vanceboro

A New Bern Marine has been awarded the Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal after he saved the life of a man who was hit by a car in Vanceboro in May. According to officials with the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, U.S. Marine Corps 1st Sgt. Jefferson Ortiz, 38, was driving with his wife on Highway 43 when he noticed that traffic in front of him was coming to a halt and people were gathered in a field.
VANCEBORO, NC

New Bern airport one of two in state to get major DOT grant

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — Coastal Carolina Regional Airport has announced it has been awarded a grant that it will use with additional funding to recruit additional airline services from a travel hub in the Northeast. Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN) officials said the grant is from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Small Community Air […]
NEW BERN, NC

New Bern Breakfast Rotary donates $4,000 to RCS

NEW BERN, N.C. — The New Bern Breakfast Rotary Club is donating $4,000 to RCS (Religious Community  Services of New Bern), the club’s president announced Wednesday. “RCS provides an important and essential service for our community and to our fellow neighbors in need,” said Brant Bills, who heads up New Bern Breakfast Rotary. The donation […]
NEW BERN, NC
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Unlock Our Vote — Community Education and Engagement Event

We are pleased to invite you to the “Unlock Our Vote – Freedom Summer Tour: Craven County” kickoff event on August 14th, 2022, scheduled from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 1000 Broad Street (Corner of Broad and Roundtree Streets) in New Bern, North Carolina; in the renowned Five Points Community. This community education and engagement event is a joint effort between multiple individuals/citizens, organizers, community leaders, and regional and state organizations with an aim to spread the word regarding the CSI vs. Moore Litigation, where:
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