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6 hrs ago | WITN

U.S. 70 Closed, Woman Rescued As Flooding Hits Morehead City

A major highway in Carteret County is closed, while a woman had to be rescued from her car in a flooded parking lot this afternoon in Morehead City.

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Related Topix: Morehead City, NC, Weather

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

ENC sees increase in visitor spending

Of the state's 100 counties, 95 saw increases in visitor spending in 2013, according to new data from the N.C. Department of Commerce's Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development.

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Related Topix: Onslow County, NC, North Carolina, 9, Dare County, NC, Buncombe County, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Governor McCrory Announces State Ethics Commission Chairman

Wainwright is a retired Associate Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. Wainwright earned a degree in political science as a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before working in agribusiness and real estate in Wilson for more than 15 years.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, Wake Forest University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Police looking for missing juvenile

Emerald Isle Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating Lindsay Anne Garner-McGraw , 15 years of age.

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Related Topix: Emerald Isle, NC, Newport, NC, Beaufort, NC

The Robesonian

Of pets, mosquitoes and Ebola

These will run Aug. 25 to Aug. 29. If you got a one-year vaccination last year at the fire departments, this would be a great opportunity to get the three-year shot, thus keeping your animal current.

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Related Topix: Pets, Ferrets, Fire, Vaccinations, Health, Bladen County, NC, Medicine, Malaria

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Pelican award recipients named

The Coastal Federation awarded its annual Pelican Awards at a luncheon Saturday at the N.C. Aquarium in Pine Knoll Shores.

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Related Topix: Pine Knoll Shores, NC, Morehead City, NC, Atlantic Beach, NC, Oriental, NC, Pamlico County, NC

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sun Journal

Sound Bank opens branch in New Bern

Sound Bank will open its newest full service branch Friday at the 1801 South Glenburnie Road location of recently acquired Vantage South Bank.

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Related Topix: New Bern, NC, Craven County, NC, Morehead City, NC, Beaufort, NC, Cedar Point, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Teacher named finalist

A Carteret County teacher has been named a state finalist for the annual Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teacher Program.

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Related Topix: Research Triangle Park, NC, Morehead City, NC, North Carolina State University

National Fisherman

Fishermen sue government to protect turtles

Jerry Schill stepped back into the center ring in April when he took back the helm of the North Carolina Fisheries Association, a trade association that represents commercial fishermen, seafood dealers and processors.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WBTV

2 jail hangings in eastern NC being investigated

Area media outlets report that the State Bureau of Investigation is investigating a hanging in the Onslow County jail Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Onslow County, NC, Newport, NC

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Swim advisories posted, lifted

An advisory against swimming was posted Tuesday at an ocean-side public beach access in Carteret County while another advisory in Onslow County was lifted.

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Related Topix: Onslow County, NC, Atlantic Beach, NC, Holly Ridge, NC

The Independent

McDonald's apologises for swastika hidden inside drive-through chicken sandwich

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Meat, Chicken, Morehead City, NC

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Same-sex marriage decision sparks AG impeachment talk

Republicans didn't field a nominee against Roy Cooper in 2012. Now some want to force the attorney general from office.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US News, Morehead City, NC, Rockingham, NC, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Sun Journal

Greenville man charged in Morehead City shooting

Morehead City police received a call about 3:10 a.m. in reference to shots fired at the Handy Mart at 3809 Arendell St. Victims Ron Morris, 22, and Kellianne Johnson, 26, both of Morehead City, told police they were at the Handy Mart to get gas and Morris had gone inside to pay while Johnson stayed in the truck.

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Related Topix: Morehead City, NC

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Coast Guard responds to hoax distress calls

So far this year the Coast Guard in North Carolina has responded to seven hoax mayday calls, more than three times the number statewide from all of 2013, an official said Friday.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Wilmington, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Carteret man files candidacy for U.S. Senate

U.S. Senate candidate Barry Gurney doesn't want to end political parties, but he has no desire to be a part of one.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat

WCTI

Customer finds Nazi symbol on her chicken sandwich

A Carteret County mother makes a shocking discovery when she goes to eat her chicken sandwich from a McDonald's drive-thru in Morehead City.

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Related Topix: Morehead City, NC

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Sun Journal

New names added to the November ballots

The last day to file as a write-in candidate passed this week and brought a few new names to November ballots.

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Related Topix: Murphy, NC, North Carolina, Craven County, NC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Aug 08, 2014

News Observer

State senator talks AG impeachment

Republicans in the legislature and Democratic state Attorney General Roy Cooper have different opinions on how his office ought to handle legal challenges to the state's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Beaufort, NC, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Jacksonville Daily News

Operation Pill Crusher nets more arrests

The following suspects have been arrested on drug charges by the Carteret County Sheriff's Office as part of "Operation Pill Crusher" Round IV.

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Related Topix: Beaufort, NC

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