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2 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Commissioners to conduct public hearing on proposed budget

The Onslow County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on the Proposed FY 14-15 Onslow County Budget on Monday, May 5, 2014, at 7:00 PM, or as soon as possible after the start of the meeting.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC

6 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Commissioners to hold Budget Workshop

The Onslow County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a special meeting for the purpose of holding a workshop on the Proposed FY 2014-2015 Budget during the week of April 28, 2014.

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10 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Officials search for murder weapon

According to Onslow County Sheriff Ed Brown, deputies are on a small creek on Turkey Point Road in Sneads Ferry using a sonar detecting device to find the gun that was allegedly used to kill Elmer Lee Hudler.

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Related Topix: Sneads Ferry, NC

14 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Arson ruled in Hubert house fire

Arson has been ruled in a house fire that remained mostly inside a vacant one-story home Thursday morning, said Onslow County Fire Marshal Brian Kelly.

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Related Topix: Hubert, NC

21 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Area happenings

CELEBRATION of the Military Child Outdoors from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26 at Onslow Beach aboard Camp Lejeune with outdoor activities, explorations and more.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Camp Lejeune, Events, Morehead City, NC, Swansboro, NC

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WITN

Do You Have To Show ID If Law Enforcement Asks?

The case of an Onslow County Deputy caught on cell phone video demanding to see a driver's license from a man standing on his own porch, who was not accused of a crime, raises the question of when you have to show your ID.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

Holly Ridge man shot, killed while in bed

HOLLY RIDGE, NC A man from Holly Ridge was shot and killed while he was lying in his bed.

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Related Topix: Holly Ridge, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Onslow Co. deputy put back on training after controversial YouTube video

An Onslow County deputy will be put back on supervised training after a YouTube video was posted showing her handcuffing a man, even though he was not accused of a crime, Sheriff Ed Brown announced Wednesday.

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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: US News, Carteret County, NC

WITN

Man Jumps From Moving Vehicle In Jacksonville With Juvenile In Back Seat

Police said a Georgia man jumped from a moving vehicle Tuesday afternoon, and landed in the hospital before being taken to the Onslow County Jail.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Fire ruled accidental at Sneads Ferry house

Flames swept through a two-story house in Sneads Ferry Monday night and left one person injured, said Onslow County Fire Marshal Brian Kelly.

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

The Raw Story

NC deputy goes berserk, snatches phones from family after recording proves she 'lied'

A North Carolina officer was caught on video allegedly lying about a retired Marine combat instructor "being aggressive" in his own home, and then took the cell phones away from his family members who were trying to record the encounter.

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Jacksonville Daily News

DA has - questions' about evidence from sheriff's office in bomb threat case

District Attorney Ernie Lee told The Daily News he has "numerous questions" for deputies about recordings submitted as evidence by Onslow County Sheriff's Office in connection to a recent rash of bomb threats.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Jacksonville Daily News

Jacksonville man has first appearance in child abuse case

A Jacksonville man made his first court appearance this week after he was accused of throwing a 4-month-old child on a floor and wounding the child, who suffered a brain bleed because of the attack, according to court documents.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Elementary school students speak with space station commander

Allyson and 20 of her classmates at Dixon Elementary School got the opportunity to talk to Dr. Koichi Wakata, commander of the International Space Station .

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio, Science / Technology, Space

Jacksonville Daily News

Community bank celebrates five years

Coastal Bank & Trust, Jacksonville's only community bank, recently celebrated five years in business with cupcakes and refreshments for customers and friends.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Holly Ridge, NC, Pender County, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Decrease in VA backlog eases burden for Onslow County vets

Despite a 44-percent drop in the Department of Veterans Affairs claims backlog, local veterans say there is still more work to be done.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Jacksonville, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Onslow County Farmers' Market opens Tuesday aboard base

The Onslow County Farmers' market will open a new location aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Tuesday, April 22 in the Main Exchange parking lot.

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WCTI

Trooper: Charges pending against Onslow County teenager who caused fatal wreck

Troopers say Marquice Brown, 17 of Jacksonville, was driving a 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe with three passengers on Rocky Run Road around 4:15.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WITN

Jacksonville Man Reportedly Charged With Abusing His 4-Month-Old Boy

The Jacksonville Daily News, citing warrants, says that 23-year-old Cody Owens of Aragona Boulevard was charged on Thursday with assault on a child under 12 years of age and intentional child abuse to cause serious injury.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

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