This week's Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center news. With nesting season officially over there are no more visits by turtle mamas until next year. From now on hatchlings and our rehabilitated patients are outbound and headed to their preferred wintering waters. Recently four turtles were released after...
ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - State water quality advocates say the algae bloom in the lower New River in the Sneads Ferry area expanded Monday and continues to grow. WITN reported last week that an algae bloom and two fish kills were reported in and around the New River. One was in Everett Lake, in the Chadwick Stores neighborhood, found along the Fullard Creek at the mouth of the New River.
A Jacksonville man has pled guilty to a 2017 nightclub murder. Jyree Dominic Noel, 37, of Grants Creek Road in Jacksonville was arrested and charged on Dec. 22, 2017 with an open count of murder after shooting and killing 39-year-old Tyrone Lamont Bailey outside of The Cave Gentleman's Club. Noel...
There are 2 high school ⚽ games in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville High School soccer team will have a game with Northside High School - Onslow on September 27, 2022, 13:00:00.
BURGAW, N.C. (WECT) - The Town of Burgaw announced Sept. 27 that West Fremont St. between Johnson and McCullen streets will be closed “most of today.”. Per the announcement, maintenance is causing this closure. Updates will be provided as they come in.
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Something new is hitting the Jacksonville streets. On Tuesday, Chipotle will open its second restaurant in Jacksonville with a feature called Chipotlane, a drive-thru pick-up lane for those who want the food on the move. The first 50 people in line will get Chipotle Goods merchandise and customers who sign up […]
BURGAW, N.C. (WECT) - The Town of Burgaw has announced a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new basketball and volleyball courts at Rotary Park. Per the announcement, the ceremony will take place on Sept. 28 at 102 Industrial Park. As of this time, it is scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m.
Camp Lejeune water contamination lawsuits are being filed at the moment. They are being filed on the behalf of certain people who have ended up developing severe illnesses after being exposed to dangerous chemicals in the drinking water while they lived and worked upon the base. Therefore, anyone who was...
Travis Kennedy lives in Greensboro. He has family in Jacksonville and Tampa. All of them are getting ready for Hurricane Ian.
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It’s been more than a month since President Joe Biden signed a bill that makes it easier for people to sue the government for illnesses from contaminated water at Camp Lejeune, the military training facility in Jacksonville, N.C. By some estimates, more than 1 million veterans, family members and...
After selling spirits since 1963, the Pender County Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is ready to start a new chapter after outgrowing its space. During a September meeting, the Burgaw Board of Commissioners approved a permit for a planned building group with the retail liquor store, warehouse, and office. The 15,300 square-foot space will be located east of U.S. 117 across from East Fremont Street, with more than 30 parking spaces.
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WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WWAY) – Palm Tree Island felt more like a Latin oasis over the weekend. These island parties began at the start of summer to bring the art of Latin dancing to Palm Tree Island. The event brings professional and beginner dancers from as far as Charlotte...
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (WITN) - Four years after Hurricane Florence brought the wettest tropical cyclone on record to the Carolinas, Camp Lejeune is reflecting on how much has been endured. Camp Lejeune says that across its base and New River, 388 buildings sustained roof damage, 319 facilities experienced interior damage,...
Editor’s note: This story was submitted for publication at WNCT.com with permission from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. ===== CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — Four years ago, the Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Lejeune area experienced the wettest tropical cyclone on record in the Carolinas. Making landfall near Wrightsville Beach in Wilmington, North Carolina on Sept. […]
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SURF CITY, NC (WWAY) — Great news for local sea turtle lovers! The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center is still open for tours. The community is invited to come and see the turtles in their facility before the season ends. The season ends on October 15th,...