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4 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Onslow County Public Library Hosts Free Back-to-School Movie Night

Onslow County Public Library invites families to join them for a free Back-to-School Movie Night, featuring a flick "built for fun."

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8 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Man charged following stabbing

At about 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jacksonville police responded to a report of a stabbing at 207 Lakewood Drive, according to JPD spokeswoman Beth Purcell.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC

8 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Warrant out for shooting suspect

According to the Onslow County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday, deputies responded to a shooting on Timberbrook Lane.

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9 hrs ago | Talking About Politics

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Shades of John Edwards and "Two Americas!" The state Senate seemed to channel the former Senator in the debate over how to help the state's stagnating rural areas keep up with booming urban areas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Edwards, Wake County, NC

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WCTI

Police: Man uses fake child abuse donation box to get money

An Onslow County man has been arrested for creating a fake child abuse donation box outside a store in order to take people's money.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Sneads Ferry, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Unemployment decreases slightly in Onslow, Carteret and Duplin

Unemployment rates decreased in 81 North Carolina counties, including Onslow, Carteret and Duplin during the month of June, according to data released Wednesday by the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Jones County, NC, Carteret County, NC, Duplin County, NC, Scotland County, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Former county jail, sheriff's office demo underway

Seashore Builders Inc. of Maple Hill is demolishing the 44,526-square-foot building and transforming it to a fenced, temporary gravel parking lot, county spokesman Todd Lyman told The Daily News on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Maple Hill, NC

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Man accused of insurance deception

A man is accused of telling an insurance company a vehicle was stolen when it was not missing, according to court documents.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Onslow County Public Library Hosts Sciencetellers: Dragons & Dreams

Onslow County Public Library will host the Sciencetellers, a performance group that generates excitement for science through storytelling, for the show "Dragons & Dreams."

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Sheriff: Man beat woman's face with bat

A Hampstead man was at Onslow County Jail this week when a warrant was served accusing him of strangling a woman and beating her face with a baseball bat, according to court documents.

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Related Topix: Pender County, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Recidivist sex offender accused of being at school

A Midway Park man and convicted sex offender allegedly went within 1,000 feet of a local middle school, according to warrants.

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Related Topix: Midway Park, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Noah's Ark lets users make their own stuffed animals

It came in the form of an e-mail, but Karen Newkirk said the inspiration to go into the stuffed animal business was nothing short of divine.

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Related Topix: Duplin County, NC, Kenansville, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Storm-readiness-and-disaster expo set at Haws Run

A county-wide informational exposition will be held next month to teach Onslow County residents about options and services available to the public during a natural disaster.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Jacksonville, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

New state law slashes unemployment benefits

Since July 1, benefits for unemployed North Carolinians who are eligible will receive assistance up to 14 weeks, down from 19 at the beginning of the year, because of unemployment rates that dropped 1.5 percent in three-month increments.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Kinston, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Telepsychiatry, telemedicine offered from local hub

It's all part of the CCNC's telemedicine and telepsychiatry services, which they began providing in 2010; a type of video conference over a secure line where a doctor can assess a patient from a remote location.

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Jacksonville Daily News

The Daily News, Jacksonville

Of the state's 148 public-health standards, Onslow County Health Department missed one in its recent, successful review: staff training in cultural sensitivity.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC, Healthcare Law, Law, Life, Food, Nutrition

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

License plate decision creates taxing situation

Sometimes I work so hard to save money that it costs me money. I had a 2002 Toyota that I needed to sell so I got insurance and a license plate for the car and put it on the market.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Hospice agencies looking for volunteers

Death's inevitability can be a hard thing to see, but for those receiving hospice care, and the people around them, it's often sharp and well defined.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law

Jacksonville Daily News

Philippians Place seeks to help local homeless

Less than a year after that, she and her three young sons were evicted from their home and out on the street.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Onslow County Beekeepers Association earns state award

There are lessons to be learned in honeybees, and the Onslow County Beekeepers Association is dedicated to sharing those lessons.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Life, Food, Honey, Wilkesboro, NC, Richlands, NC

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