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3 hrs ago | WITN

New Info: Ex-Husband Charged With Attempted Murder On Ex-Wife

Police say 60-year-old George Evans shot his ex-wife as she left her job at the Olive Garden on Western Boulevard in Jacksonville on March 29. A day after the shooting, George Evans was shot multiple times by troopers in Columbus County after leading lawmen on a chase.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC, Columbus County, NC

5 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Swansboro hosts meet and greet with candidates

Before and after the candidates took to the podium this week the voters had an opportunity to interact with them one-on-one.

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Related Topix: Swansboro, NC

7 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Suspects sought in home invasion

On April 15, 2014 at about 5:45pm Onslow County Sheriff's Office deputies and investigators responded to 1899 Rocky Run Road in reference to a reported Home Invasion.

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12 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Beaufort Co. homicide suspect found dead in Richlands

The Onslow County Emergency Operations Center received a phone from an alarm company indicating a carbon monoxide alarm was set at 360 Duffy Field Road in Richlands, according to information from the Onslow County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Richlands, NC

14 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Man charged after larceny

The Jacksonville Police Department has arrested Matthew Thornton Duncan, 22, of Jacksonville, a larceny suspect, after a brief vehicle pursuit and foot chase yesterday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC

23 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Church happenings

NATIONAL DAY of Prayer breakfast from 6:45 to 8 a.m. May 1 at Paradise Point Officers' Club aboard Camp Lejeune with guest speaker Brig.

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Related Topix: Swansboro, NC, Emerald Isle, NC, Cape Carteret, NC

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WITN

Onslow County Sheriff's Candidates Debate

We're three weeks from the May primary election, and the Onslow County Sheriff hopes to extend his nearly 24 years in that position, while his challenger hopes to change that.

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WITN

Man Charged In Deadly Kansas Shootings Held KKK Rally In Jacksonville

The 73-year-old white supremacist now charged with three murders outside a Jewish community center and retirement complex in Kansas had rallies for the Ku Klux Klan right here in the east back in the 1980's and also ran for governor here.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Onslow County services holiday hours

Most offices will be closed April 18 and 21, Friday and Monday, to commemorate the holidays.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Theft - Tina Foy Lowe

Tina Foy Lowe, 38, of Shady Street in Midway Park, was charged April 14 by the Onslow County Sheriff's Office with identity theft, larceny of chose in action, possession of stolen goods or property, conspiracy to obtain property under false pretenses and obtaining property under false pretenses.

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Related Topix: Midway Park, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Enrollment for assistance begins

Several disaster assistance programs were re-established and strengthened by the federal 2014 Farm Bill and the sign-up date begins today, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Richlands man indicted on child sex charges

A Richlands man accused of having sexually explicit videos and images of minors was indicted by a grand jury last week and is slated to be arraigned on the charges later this month, according to court documents.

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Related Topix: Richlands, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Long-time chaplain remembered by those who served with him

Mike Koonce, a fellow chaplain and retired captain of the Jacksonville Fire Department, said Smith devoted his time to the Onslow County Chaplain's Program, a volunteer service that assists first responders spiritually during times of need.

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Related Topix: Fire

Jacksonville Daily News

Area happenings

SINGLES SUPPORT Group meets at 6:30 p.m. April 16 at Chili's Restaurant, 1301 Western Blvd. Call 910-455-2089.

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Related Topix: Duplin County, NC

WCTI

Troopers identify man killed in Onslow County crash

The Highway Patrol told NewsChannel 12 Christopher Alexander Esquivel, 25, of Trenton, died in the wreck on Comfort Road, near Francktown Road just east of Richlands.

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Related Topix: Richlands, NC

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Taxpayer rush on as deadline for filing tax returns approaches

Floyd Clark didn't wait until the last minute but he didn't rush either when it came to filing his tax returns for 2013.

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Related Topix: Tax, Swansboro, NC, Richlands, NC, Sneads Ferry, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Organizations join opposition of Hofmann Forest sale

Audubon North Carolina recently expressed its concerns in a letter to N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper and the steering committee of the North Carolina chapter of the Sierra Club adopted a resolution opposing the sale of the property to a private party as is planned.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Jones County, NC, Science, Environment

Jacksonville Daily News

For local resident, volunteering is a rewarding experience

On Monday, Alford accepted the state's highest award for volunteer service, the Governor's Medallion Award for Volunteer Service, from Governor Pat McCrory along with 20 other recipients.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Wilmington, NC, Jacksonville, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Zombies chase the living during Color Me Bad Run 5K

Dozens of revived corpses stalked the living during the first Color Me Dead 5K Run hosted by Special Olympics Onslow County at Northside High School.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Looking for a good home

This female, 1-and-a-half-year-old white and gray domestic short haired cat, which answers to Melanie, ID No.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC

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