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Judge orders plan for releasing more red wolves into wild

By Jonathan Drew, Associated Press A judge has ordered the federal government to come up with a plan ... Read more | Add your comment

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Fleming named Tyrrell County Employee of the Year

Jonathan “Ty” Fleming, director of the Tyrrell Soil and Water Conservation Department, was named Tyrrell County Employee of ... Read more | Add your comment

Dare Planning Board looks at three developments and camping cabins

At its January meeting, Dare County’s Planning Board addressed three development proposals and readied a camping cabin recommendation ... Read more | Add your comment

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NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island announces death of Webster the opossum

The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island announced Wednesday afternoon that its veterinary team “made the difficult decision ... Read more | Add your comment

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Dare school board to stream meetings; revised polices adopted

Dare County Board of Education will join all other local government agencies in broadcasting regular meetings by video stream. The first live meeting will be ... Read more | Add your comment

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy.

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Coronavirus outbreaks reported at Dare County congregate living facilities

Peak Resources in Nags Head has an COVID-19 outbreak. As of Jan. 21, some 18 cases have been reported to the Dare County Health Division, with ... Read more | Add your comment

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy.

COVID-19

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COVID-19 update on cases, vaccinations

New cases of COVID-19 continue to grow, though some downward trends at the state level are noted. On Jan. 22, North Carolina reported 7,436 new ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:40 pm

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crime

Juvenile robbery suspects captured after crashing car into train

Two juvenile robbery suspects were captured after crashing a car into an Amtrak train while trying to flee police, authorities said. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said officers ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:24 pm

MEGA MILLIONS

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Mega Millions ticket sold in Brunswick County wins $2 million prize

Friday’s Mega Millions drawing produced a $2 million prize for someone who bought a ticket at a convenience store in Brunswick County, according to the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:23 pm

COVID

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Gig Line: That darned COVID-19

It is undeniable this dastardly virus has taken its toll on the masses across our country and our world. It has consumed the lives of ... Read more

by Marsha Brown, Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:00 pm

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Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Do COVID-19 bonuses count toward the earnings limit?

By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens  Dear Rusty: I’m 63 and still working, and I receive Social Security benefits. ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, January 23, 2021 9:52 am

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North Carolina man charged in shooting of off-duty deputy

A North Carolina man wanted in connection with the shooting of an off-duty deputy has been arrested. Jerry Lamont Harris Jr., of Durham, was taken ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, January 23, 2021 9:32 am

DUCK POLICE

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Duck Police Department’s monthly report lists variety of incidents

The Duck Police Department’s report for December 2020 notes 975 calls for service, 34 traffic enforcement actions taken during the month, as well as 571 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, January 22, 2021 10:25 am

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Ex-Rep. Hayes pardoned by Trump for role in bribery scandal

By Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press A former North Carolina congressman and state Republican Party leader who lied to FBI agents about a bribery scandal ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, January 21, 2021 3:35 pm

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religion

Reflections by the Sea: Winter

By Betsy Ore Glass . . . for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from his own work, just as God did from his. ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:21 pm

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Weekly Devotion – John 8:42

By Mike Caton John 8:42, Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would love me, for I have come here from God. ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:59 pm

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$642,767 Cash 5 jackpot win leaves Craven County retiree feeling ‘blessed’

When the Cash 5 jackpot got above $500,000 Charlie Bennett of New Bern decided to try his luck at the jackpot and ended up taking ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:02 pm

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Memories and Musings: A child’s advice

Some things are just burned into your memory forever, like my mom’s Sunday spaghetti sauce. It’s difficult to pinpoint the triggers to those forever memories; ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:47 pm

REMOTE LEARNING

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Dare public schools stay with remote learning

Dare County Board of Education voted 5-2 to continue remote learning for all grades for the third quarter of the current school term. The quarter ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:39 pm

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crime

Marshals offer $5K reward for arrests in fatal NC shooting

The U.S. Marshals Service has offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrests of two suspects accused of fatally shooting a North Carolina ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, January 21, 2021 10:59 am

on the water

Oyster commercial harvest by mechanical methods shut down in Pamlico River area

North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation SF-2-2021 closes the Pamlico River area in the southwestern Pamlico Sound including the Pamlico and Pungo rivers and their tributaries, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:03 am

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NASCAR to hold pre-race Daytona 500 concert with Luke Combs

By Jenna Fryer, AP Auto Racing Writer NASCAR will attempt some normalcy at the season-opening Daytona 500 with a live pre-race concert — the first ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 10:45 am

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Amtrak cancels trains in Virginia, limits route of The Carolinian ahead of inauguration

Amtrak announced all Northeast Regional trains south of Washington D.C, which includes all stations in Virginia, will be canceled Tuesday and Wednesday amid heightened security ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 10:15 am

COLLISION

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Teen bicyclist dies after collision with car in North Carolina

Authorities in North Carolina are investigating the death of a 14-year-old bicyclist who was hit by a car. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said officers responded to reports ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, January 18, 2021 5:00 pm

on the water

Pound net removal requirements set

North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation M-4-2021 implements a pound net closure period for all Internal Coastal Waters except western portions of the Albemarle Sound area ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 18, 2021 4:41 pm

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crime

Three dead and one hospitalized in apparent domestic case in North Carolina

Three people are dead and a fourth person was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries in an apparent case of domestic violence, according to authorities in central ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, January 18, 2021 4:26 pm

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Four NC men charged with murder after body found in trunk of car

Four North Carolina men are facing charges after a police officer who pulled their car over for speeding found a body in the trunk. The ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, January 18, 2021 4:17 pm

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Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man after vessel sinks

Coast Guard response crews and a good Samaritan rescued a man from his sunken fishing vessel near East Lake on Monday, January 18. The man ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 18, 2021 3:56 pm

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North Carolina weekly gas price update

Gasoline prices in North Carolina have risen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.21 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 18, 2021 2:18 pm

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Family of slain North Carolina man seeks answers decades after his death

By Lindell J. Kay, The Wilson Times The family of a slain Wilson man who died in a robbery four decades ago wants his unsolved ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:08 pm

CAMDEN

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Camden and Currituck volleyball teams in second round of state tournament

Camden County’s varsity volleyball team advanced to the second round of the state tournament by defeating Cape Hatteras Secondary in three sets. The match was ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Sunday, January 17, 2021 1:34 pm