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Martin County, NC

MCS fils more administrative posts

WILLIAMSTON - Two veteran educators will make moves within the district for the 2022-2023 school year. Dr. Thomas Daly, Interim Superintendent of Martin County Schools, announced Donnie Wallace will return to South Creek Middle School as assistant principal for the new school year. Wallace, a graduate of Roanoke High School, is a long-time teacher in the Exceptional Children’s program who began the administration path in 2008. ...
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Jamesville man is a champion

JAMESVILLE - Martin County native Frank Modlin is a game changer. As a full-time professional Cornhole player, he is helping change the way people see the game and even the way they play it. Modlin, who went from middle school teacher to Cornhole Pro, makes his living, as he says, “throwing a square bag into a round hole.” He is one of the top paid sponsored players in the Pro...
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Microburst erupts in Martin County

A sudden microburst took Martin County citizens near N.C. 125 by surprise around 4 p.m. last Wednesday. “Thankfully, no deaths or injuries were reported,” said Martin County Sheriff Tim Manning. Uprooted trees, skewed electrical poles, rolled-back tin roofs and an upside down barn — along with a littering of broken limbs and leaves had many thinking a tornado passed through. But the weather service team who investigated the storm said...
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Summer Arts Fun

WILLIAMSTON - Summer Art Camp at Martin County Arts Council is always a treat for the senses, and this year was no exception. Participants were challenged visually, physically and creatively. Held the week of July 20, from 10 a.m. to noon, 19 campers learned artistic expression can come through physical movement, as well as visually stimulating techniques. ...
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James Timothy Langley Jr.

James Timothy Langley Jr., age 57, a resident of the Farm Life community in Martin County, passed away at his home Tuesday, July 19, 2022. A Celebration of Life was held Sunday, July 31, 2022 at 3:00pm-until, at the Farm Life Ruritan building, located on NC Hwy 17. Joseph B....
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Martin General Hospital ICU closed starting Monday due to staffing shortages

MARTIN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - One hospital here in the East is closing its ICU unit starting Monday due to staffing shortages. The Williamston hospital’s staff said staffing difficulties have forced them to close their ICU. The medical-surgical and emergency departments will still be open and functional. According to...
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ICU care temporarily suspended at ENC hospital due to nursing shortage

WILLIAMSTON, Martin County — On August 1st, Martin General Hospital in Williamston closed its ICU department due to a shortage in workers. Patients who need to be in the ICU were transported to ECU Health. Kathy Lewis from Williamston said Martin General Hospital was the closest hospital in the...
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Martin County Sheriff’s Office Incidents The Martin County Sheriff’s Office reports of incidents include: July 25 Overdose was reported at 1691 Bonnie Best Rd. in Williamston. ...
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Martin County Sheriff’s Office Incidents The Martin County Sheriff’s Office reports of incidents include: July 25 Overdose was reported at 1691 Bonnie Best Rd. in Williamston. ...
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National Weather Service says microburst caused Martin County storm damage

WILLIAMSTON, N.C. (WITN) - The National Weather Service says a microburst caused the storm damage in Martin County Wednesday. A survey team from the National Weather Service was in Martin County Thursday to investigate. They declared that the damage was not caused by a tornado. Meteorologists say the worst damage...
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NWS says microburst caused damage in Martin County

WILLIAMSTON, N.C. — The National Weather Service surveyed the damage in one part of Martin County on Thursday and determined that it was caused by a microburst. According to the NWS, a microburst is a “localized column of sinking air (downdraft) within a thunderstorm and is usually less than or equal to 2.5 miles in diameter.” […]
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Williamston storm damage caused by microburst

WILLIAMSTON, Martin County — Thursday, people from the National Weather Service surveyed the damage in Williamston caused by Wednesday nights storm. The National Weather Service determined that the damage was caused by a microburst. Officials estimated the peak wind speeds were between 65 and 80 miles per hour. Meteorologist...
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Three hurt, one killed in early morning crash

JAMESVILLE, Martin County — The people were hurt and one was killed in an early morning crash near Jamesville. At about 1 a.m., a hit-and-run crash was reported at Main Street and U.S. Highway 64. Officials with the Jamesville Volunteer Fire Department said one car was found off the...
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Out&About

Out and About lists current events sponsored by nonprofit groups and churches in Martin County. Please send listings to The Enterprise, 106 West Main St., Williamston, NC 27892 or email bchoggard@apgenc.com. All events must be submitted by 4 p.m. each Tuesday. July 30 Indoor Flea Market Day OAK CITY - West Martin Community Center is...
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