Kinston Free Press
Volunteers step forward to rescue Croakerfest
Any number of clichs could be used - 11th hour rescue, stepping up to the plate, coming through in the clutch - but the bottom line is there will be a 34th annual Croaker Festival during July Fourth weekend.
Oriental hires Havelock official as town manager
The town of Oriental has ended its search for a new town manager, hiring Diane H. Miller, who is currently the communications coordinator for the town of Havelock.
Rocky Mount Telegram
Sudan Shrine Club installs new officers
Carl Wayne Smith was appointed to the position of 1st Ceremonial Master for 2014 by the newly elected Sudan Potentate Ricky Jackson.
Jacksonville Daily News
Residents decry ferry toll plan at public meeting
Larry Summers traveled to a third public meeting in Eastern North Carolina to deliver the same message to the N.C. Department of Transportation: No tolls.
Commercial fishing license fee gets 100 percent increase
Commercial fishermen will be paying more to catch fewer fish in the future, after the N.C. Department of Marine Fisheries commission voted for a 100 percent increase in commercial fishing licenses and the elimination of a harvest season for river herring.
Oriental Boat Show has new venue on town waterfront
The Oriental In-Water Boat Show and Nautical Flea Market, which has gained popularity along the East Coast since its inception in 2009, has a new venue this year.
Empty Bowls' postponed until next week
This week's snowstorm has postponed today's annual "Empty Bowls" fundraiser at Temple Baptist Church in New Bern until next week.
Significant snow and sleet accumulations possible for Eastern Carolina
A significant winter weather event could have adverse impacts on Eastern Carolina Tuesday through Wednesday .