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'Operation Snowplow' nets 35 drug arrests in Onslow County

ONSLOW COUNTY - A coordinated effort between Onslow County and regional law enforcement recently resulted in the arrest of 35 individuals accused of drug distribution and possession. GALLERY: Operation Snow Plow arrests. To help combat the increased presence of illegal street drugs and overdose deaths in the county, a three-day...
ONSLOW COUNTY, NC
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Peletier resident wants others to attend and speak at CTP meeting

PELETIER —Town resident Donna Bierly is urging others who live in or near Peletier to attend a Carteret County/N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) meeting in Cedar Point next week to voice their desires for road improvements in the area. Carteret County will host a Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) public...
PELETIER, NC
WNCT

Onslow County to introduce a new four-way stop

There is a new four-way stop coming to Onslow County. There is a new four-way stop coming to Onslow County. Classes on Camp Lejune help service members stay …. A special set of classes is making sure service members onboard Camp Lejeune stay healthy inside and out. New Bern releases...
ONSLOW COUNTY, NC

Onslow school calendar shift could benefit military families, but change in state legislation needed to make it happen

A possible school calendar shift could better benefit military families in Onslow County Schools - but a change in state legislation would have to take place. The traditional 2023-24 school calendar was approved at an Onslow County school board meeting on Jan. 3. North Carolina state legislature determines requirements for how the school calendar must be structured.
ONSLOW COUNTY, NC
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Cedar Point board appoints town manager to help with inspection duties

CEDAR POINT — Cedar Point commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday night to appoint Town Manager David Rief as an inspector for the town. The board adopted a resolution to that effect during their monthly meeting in the town hall off Sherwood Avenue. The county does building inspection duties for the...
CEDAR POINT, NC
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Cape Carteret to hold first budget work session Monday

CAPE CARTERET — Cape Carteret commissioners will hold a 2023-24 budget planning work session in a special meeting Monday, Jan. 30 at 9 a.m. in the town hall off Dolphin Street. The meeting is open to the public. Town Manager Frank Rush said he plans to brief the commissioners...
CAPE CARTERET, NC
WITN

Teacher of the Week: Kristen Graham

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - WITN’s Teacher of the Week for January 25th is Kristen Graham. Graham is the Director of Bands at Swansboro High School, and a proud ECU graduate with honors. She is a highly decorated band director who was previously over New Bern High School’s bands as...
SWANSBORO, NC
WNCT

D.A.: Jacksonville police fatal shooting of teen justified

The shooting of a 17-year-old last November after a traffic incident was deemed justified by District Attorney Ernie Lee. D.A.: Jacksonville police fatal shooting of teen …. The shooting of a 17-year-old last November after a traffic incident was deemed justified by District Attorney Ernie Lee. ECU science fair. Classes...
JACKSONVILLE, NC
WITN

D.A. says Jacksonville police fatal shooting of teen justified

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Onslow County’s district attorney says the November shooting death of a teenager in November was justified. District Attorney Ernie Lee held a news conference to release his findings this morning after an SBI investigation into the shooting. Last November 8th, a Jacksonville police officer shot...
JACKSONVILLE, NC
WITN

Cherry Point Marines hold exercise at Albert J. Ellis airport

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Military training exercises are a common thing here in Eastern Carolina, but you don’t typically see that training out in the community. Wednesday, the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) was at Albert J. Ellis airport in Onslow County conducting operating capabilities in a multi-site exercise.
ONSLOW COUNTY, NC
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School officials hope to finish high school classroom addition, preschool building by summer thanks to bond proceeds

NEWPORT — Two major Carteret County school bond projects are on track to be finished by late summer, and a third will soon go out for bid. Carteret County Public School System Superintendent Richie Paylor said a $12.3 million classroom addition at Croatan High School is set to be completed by late summer, and a new $863,000 building at Carteret Preschool Center in Newport is expected to be finished by late spring or early summer.

100-year-old bridge in Onslow County getting makeover

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — A 100-year-old bridge will be replaced in Onslow County. The bridge is located on US-17 northbound over Wolf Swamp Road. It was built in 1923. A budget of $3.4 million has been allotted for the project. When the work is done, the new bridge will be able to carry more weight […]
ONSLOW COUNTY, NC