Pamlico County, NC

Pamlico County,

Panthers, Seahawks compete in conference track and field meet

The Southside girls finished second and the Northside boys took third in Wednesday’s Coastal Plains 1A Conference track and field meet at Southside High School. Pamlico County won the girls meet, while Riverside prevailed on the boys side. Northside seniors Fred Taylor and Zion Wilson were named Co-Most Valuable Players...
Pamlico County, NCWITN

Camp takes COVID-19 precautions as some campers remain ineligible for vaccine

PAMLICO COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) -Some kids didn’t see campgrounds last summer because of the pandemic, but this year many are gladly returning as restrictions continue to ease. “Bringing that back to them is what gives you chills on check in day when all these friends are coming back together again, it’s really beautiful,” said Camp Don Lee Counselor, Sky Elledge.
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Pamlico County superintendent wins Superintendent of the Year

An eastern North Carolina school administrator was honored for her work this week. The Southeast Education Alliance named Ms. Lisa Jackson, Superintendent of Pamlico County Schools, as Regional Superintendent of the Year for the 2021-22 school year. The Southeast Alliance includes superintendents from 16 counties in southeastern N.C. including Beaufort,...
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North Carolina man sentenced to over 9 years in prison for drug distribution

A New Bern man was sentenced May 19, 2021 to 114 months in prison for the distribution of cocaine, cocaine base (crack), heroin and methamphetamine, according to a press release from the Department of Justice, Eastern District of North Carolina. On December 28, 2020, Jajuan Rashad Harrell pleaded guilty to one charge of distribution of a controlled substance.
Pamlico County,

Commission sends shrimp plan amendment to public comment, talks trawling prohibition for Pamlico Sound

MOREHEAD CITY — Draft shrimp management measures are going out for public input, including an option to prohibit shrimp trawling in Pamlico Sound. The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission met virtually for its regular meeting Thursday via Zoom. During the meeting, the commission voted 5-3, with Chairperson Rob Bizzell abstaining, to send draft Shrimp Fishery Management Plan Amendment 2 out for public comment and MFC advisory committee review. The amendment’s stated purpose is “to further reduce bycatch in the shrimp trawl fishery and protect critical habitat.”
New Bern, NCSun Journal

New Bern man gets 114 months for distributing drugs

RALEIGH– A New Bern man was sentenced yesterday to 114 months in prison for the distribution of cocaine, cocaine base (crack), heroin, and methamphetamine. On December 28, 2020, Jajuan Rashad Harrell pled guilty to one charge of distribution of a controlled substance. According to court documents and other information presented...
Pamlico County,

Arts of the Pamlico announce summer camps

Arts of the Pamlico is hosting several youth camps throughout the summer months of 2021. These camps are designed for children ages 6 to early teens. For older children and teenagers, volunteer and unpaid internship opportunities are available. All instructors for the camps will be college graduates in the theatre and art fields or local art teachers.
Pamlico County,

4-H Summer Fun Camp – Go Fish

Join the NC Cooperative Extension – Pamlico County for Go Fish: Biomedical Engineering Day Camp. We will explore the fundamentals of the engineering design process, and engineer a prosthetic tail for a fish, among other fun activities!. The Day Camp is open to ages 11 – 14. It will be...
Bayboro, NCWITN

Pamlico County promotes David Perrine to head football coach

BAYBORO, N.C. (WITN) - Pamlico County High School announced the promotion of David Perrine to lead the Hurricane football program Tuesday afternoon. New Hurricane head football coach David Perrine was born and raised in Pennsylvania. He is married to his wife Patty and has two boys, Nick and Jake. Prior...
Beaufort County,

Arts of the Pamlico executive director announces departure

Arts of the Pamlico Executive Director Debra Torrence is stepping down from the organization. Torrence has served as the executive director for five years and has supervised several successful projects to improve the Turnage Theatre. These include the roof replacement, the expansion of the youth art program, growing the number of artist exhibits and sales and raising over 4.5 million dollars for the organization.
Pamlico County, NCWITN

Pamlico County celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week

PAMLICO COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A celebration was held at Pamlico County Primary School Wednesday combining Cinco de Mayo and Teacher Appreciation Week to say thanks to the teachers. “We are so thankful to be still here, and to be able to serve the kids no matter what,” said Pamlico...
Pamlico County, NCWITN

School bus involved in Pamlico County crash

PAMLICO COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A school bus in Pamlico County has been involved in a crash. Superintendent Lisa Jackson tells WITN the bus is with Arapahoe Charter School. Sheriff Chris Davis said the accident happened at Chair Road and Highway 55. School officials say children have been picked up...
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Panthers primed for state championship clash

The Northside Panthers should have been downcast after their 50-48 overtime loss at Pamlico County a month ago. After all, they had several chances to win, but turnovers and penalties got in the way. As it turned out, those missed chances set the tone for the season’s final stretch and might be the reason the Panthers are among the few teams still playing in North Carolina.
Vance County, NCHenderson Daily Dispatch

Vance Charter advances with win over Pamlico County

HENDERSON — Vance Charter endured a tough test in the opening round of the NCHSAA 1A Softball State Championship against Pamlico County on Monday evening, but kept its perfect season alive with an 8-3 victory. Head coach Brian Bunn was hoping for a more well-rounded performance to open postseason play,...
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Pamlico County High School - Lindsey Potter

My name is Lindsey Potter and I live in Pamlico County. I currently attend Pamlico County High School. I will be attending the University of North Carolina Wilmington to pursue a degree in Education. I have participated in many clubs and extracurricular activities throughout high school. I have played varsity volleyball and softball all four years and have been very involved in my community. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, being outside, and playing sports. While I have loved high school, I am excited for what the future holds.
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‘Nuisance Abatement’ prompts court-ordered sale of property

PAMLICO COUNTY – After a long history of disturbances, drug violations and countless calls to the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office, the Moores Swamp Community neighborhood will soon feel a little safer. On March 31, 2021, Senior Resident Superior Court Judge J. Willey signed a judgment for a Chapter 19 Nuisance Abatement action against Pamlico County residents of 1031 & 1033 Moores Swamp Road.