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1 min ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Early voting begins April 24

In Onslow County, the polls will be open at Tar Landing Baptist Church, 3384 Richlands Highway.

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Related Topix: Onslow County, NC, US News

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Environmental Economics

Yes, the federal government does close stuff down

For more than a century, federal scientists have worked on Pivers Island near the historic town of Beaufort and the beaches of Emerald Isle studying the ocean and the fish, turtles and dolphins of its seagrass estuaries and rocky reefs.

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Related Topix: Emerald Isle, NC, Oceanography, Science

Sun Journal

Craven County government addresses Harlowe Canal issues

The Craven County Board of Commissioners accepted the lowest bid for a Harlowe Canal Tree Snagging Project this week that could be the trigger for similar projects to better maintain local waterways.

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Related Topix: Craven County, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Police officer charged with assault on child

On April 20, Carteret County deputies arrested Beaufort Police officer Robert Dunn for one county of misdemeanor "assault on a child under 12".

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Related Topix: Beaufort, NC

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Kinston Free Press

As grave markers deteriorate, knowledge of the deceased disappears

Or, while walking through the woods on a warm day, you might run across them, coming into view between the saplings and the brush.

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Related Topix: Craven County, NC, Lenoir, NC, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science

Jacksonville Daily News

Application deadline extended

Applications are being accepted until May 2 for area middle school students to participate in the 2014 Brad Sneeden Marine Science Academy to take place June 23-27.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Craven County, NC

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Red drum season closed for summer after commercial harvest exceeds annual quota

Commercial fishermen will go nearly a year without a red drum season following an unusually large harvest in the fall that has prompted a closure.

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Related Topix: Swansboro, NC

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Former Camp Lejeune Marine convicted in arson case in Carteret County

A former Camp Lejeune Marine will spend a minimum of 10 months in prison following his conviction for burning his former father-in-law's home.

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Related Topix: Fire, Emerald Isle, NC

WITN

Scam Alert: Old Scam Resurfaces In Carteret County

The Carteret County Sheriff's Office said investigators have answered several phone calls from residents concerned about an old scam resurfacing in the east.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Carteret students to attend Governor's School

Five Carteret County students are among the North Carolina's rising high school juniors and seniors selected to attend the 2014 Governor's School.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WITN

Emerald Isle Coast Guard Wins Prestigious Award

If you're in trouble off the Crystal Coast, you can find comfort in knowing the coast guard responsible for keeping you safe is among the best.

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Related Topix: Emerald Isle, NC

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Carteret Community College Board of Trustees request pay raise for employees

The Carteret Community College Board of Trustees has adopted a resolution requesting the state legislature to approve a salary increase for all North Carolina community college employees that is equal to other state employees but not less than two percent.

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Related Topix: North Carolina

WCTI

Woman charged after 2-year-old scalded with hot water

A Carteret County woman has been charged with child abuse after a toddler was scalded with hot water, causing second-degree burns.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Carteret County man on $750,000 lottery win: - It was like time stopped'

Jamie Godfrey of Salter Path plans to use the $750,000 he won playing Jumbo Bucks to save for his daughter's college fund and invest for the future.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Salter Path, NC, Atlantic Beach, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Governor appoints Craven leader to child care commission

A man who serves as vice chairman of the Craven County Smart Start board and treasurer of the Carteret County Smart Start board has been appointed by the governor to the North Carolina Child Care Commission.

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Related Topix: Craven County, NC, North Carolina, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Pine Knoll Shores, NC, New Bern, NC

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Proposed change in sales tax distribution stirs opposition from Carteret beach towns

A review of how sales tax proceeds are distributed in Carteret County will wait until later in the year, but initial discussions have the towns at odds.

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Related Topix: Bogue, NC, Emerald Isle, NC, Beaufort, NC, Morehead City, NC, Atlantic Beach, NC

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WITN

Fire Damages 4,000 Square Foot Home In Carteret County

Multiple fire departments responded around 8:30 p.m. to the home on Glenn Abby Drive, just outside Morehead City.

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Related Topix: Morehead City, NC

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Sheriff issues appeal to citizens in fight against crime

Responding to the increasing number of people wanting to assist law enforcement officials and build a stronger partnership in the fight against crime, Sheriff Asa Buck today announced that Carteret County citizens are being invited to become Honorary Members of the North Carolina Sheriffs' Association.

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Related Topix: Prison, North Carolina, Pop/Rock, The Association

Jacksonville Daily News

Driver injured in Carteret County wreck

A driver was injured after running his SUV into the back of a disabled backhoe on N.C. 101 Thursday morning in Carteret County.

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Related Topix: Beaufort, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Drug dealer sentenced to federal prison

On April 4, Samuel McCrae Newkirk, 31, of 442 Laurel Road, Beaufort plead guilty to "Possession with the Intent to Distribute 28 Grams or More of Cocaine based crack".

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Related Topix: Drugs, Federal Prisons, Prison, Beaufort, NC

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