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11 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

County's hopes crash after House drops sales-tax option

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' regular meeting reconvened Tuesday afternoon, but the session ended in roughly five minutes after state leaders voted against a one-quarter-cent sales tax local option.

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11 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Sheriff's office inquiry in hands of SBI

The SBI has been asked to step in to review allegations about the misuse of county credit cards and a string of gas receipts within the Onslow County Sheriff's Office.

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13 hrs ago | Sun Journal

Havelock man arrested after accidental shooting

A Havelock man was arrested on Tuesday after what police described as an accidental shooting that sent one person to the hospital.

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16 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Jacksonville native aims to bring book tour to area schools

This fall, Shane DeRolf, author of "The Crayon Box that Talked" is hoping to return to his hometown of Jacksonville to give presentations to area elementary schools.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC

21 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Workshop to address Sneads Ferry's future

Large-scale apartment complexes have sprung up. Sneads Ferry's population surged from 5,425 residents in 2000 to 9,750 today, according to U.S. Census data.

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Related Topix: Sneads Ferry, NC, Holly Ridge, NC

22 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Onslow school board to hold special meeting

Onslow County Board of Education will meet this week to discuss the design of the new Dixon Middle School, state budget highlights and projected school capacities for the new school year, according to a release by Onslow County Schools.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Georgia fugitive taken into custody in Onslow County

A man accused of cutting his father in Georgia has been taken into custody in Onslow County, according to court documents.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Familiar pattern at sheriff's office

The latest controversy at the Onslow County Sheriff's Office has been following a familiar pattern, but there is still time and opportunity to get matters back on the right track.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Drugs - Tammy Huffman Rogers

Tammy Huffman Rogers, 42, of Hewitt Road in Richlands was arrested Saturday by Onslow County Sheriff's Office on five charges of possession of a methamphetamine precursor; two charges of exceeding the purchase limit for pseudoephedrine; manufacturing methamphetamine; possession of methamphetamine; conspiracy; possession of drug paraphernalia;, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Richlands, NC

WCTI

DWI suspect accused of killing woman in hit-and-run

Troopers have arrested a man accused of DWI in a hit-and-run that killed a woman in Onslow County Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Richlands, NC

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WITN

TROOPER: Pedestrian Hit, Killed By Intoxicated Driver

Officials say the incident happened in Richlands on NC Highway 111 at approximately 3 a.m. Jamie Hurlburt, 36, was walking on or near the roadway when Lannie Foy, 58, struck her, according to the report.

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Related Topix: Richlands, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Area welcomes new restaurants, shops

On Friday, Jacksonville welcomed another new business - Biagio's Italian Coffee and Espresso Bar on 622 New Bridge Street.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Engine trouble causes trouble for couple

Onslow County natives Jerald Sweeney and Cassie Moore have just purchased a home at 205 Blake Court off Blue Creek Road from his mother Deborah Matthews.

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Related Topix: Hubert, NC, Fire

Jacksonville Daily News

Looking for a good home

A blue point domestic shorthair male 3-month-old cat, ID No. A078039, and a black and white labrador retriever \ great dane mix female 3-year-old dog, ID No.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC

Sat Aug 16, 2014

WCTI

Mother saves son's best friend from rip current

A mother rescues her son's best friend from a rip current in Onslow County. The rescuer, Ashley Drummond said the 3-year-old is in the critical care unit at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Larceny - Justin Joseph Giampa

Justin Joseph Giampa, 17, of Southerland Court in Hubert was charged Aug. 15 by the Onslow County Sheriff's Office with felony larceny, breaking and entering, possession of stolen goods and property and conspiracy to break and enter into a building to commit felony larceny.

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Related Topix: Hubert, NC

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Area happenings, Aug. 15-21

Swansboro Parks and Recreation hosts its Friday Movie Mania at 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at the community center featuring the movie "Muppet: Most Wanted."

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Related Topix: Swansboro, NC, Faith, NC, Jacksonville, NC, Richlands, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Drugs - Kyle Lindsay Cashion

Kyle Lindsay Cashion, 23, of Hubert Blvd. in Hubert, was charged Aug. 14 by the Onslow County Sheriff's Office with possession with intent to manufacture, sell or distribute a schedule II substance and two counts of selling or delivering a schedule II controlled substance.

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Related Topix: Hubert, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Jacksonville retiree wins $1 million

Robert Phillips, a retiree from Jacksonville, plans to use the $1 million he won playing the new $1,000,000 Jackpot game to pay off his mortgage, his auto loan and take a vacation.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Lottery

Jacksonville Daily News

Demand for Farmers Markets continues to grow

A typical summer Thursday for the Browne family includes a stop at the Onslow County Farmers' Market, and it was easy to tell why as 7-year-old Baylie munches on a fresh peach.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Richlands, NC, Jacksonville, NC, Morehead City, NC

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