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2 hrs ago | WITN

Newport Teenager Accused Of Assaulting Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend

Carteret County deputies say 18-year-old Aaron Brock of Newport is accused of assaulting the girl, who is a juvenile, by punching and kicking her in the stomach.

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Related Topix: Newport, NC

6 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Police: Man arrested after allegedly assaulting pregnant ex-girlfriend

Brock was charged with communicating threats, second-degree kidnapping, assault on an unborn child and two charges of assault on a female.

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10 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Unemployment rates increase in area

Unemployment rates increased in 95 North Carolina counties in July, including Onslow, Carteret, Duplin and Jones, according to information released this week by the N.C. Department of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Onslow County, NC, Jones County, NC, Duplin County, NC, Scotland County, NC, Currituck, NC

13 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Carteret man arrested following weekend stabbing

Kristopher Lee Edwards, 27, of 184 Old Winberry Rd., Newport, remained in the Carteret County Jail Wednesday with additional charges of felony breaking and entering and larceny.

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Related Topix: Newport, NC, Beaufort, NC

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Voters to decide sales tax hike

Carteret County voters will decide in November whether or not to approve a sales tax hike that would help the county pay for maintenance dredging of its waterways.

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WITN

Accused Stabber Faces Boat Theft Charges

The man accused of stabbing his half brother with a pocket knife now faces new charges of stealing a boat.

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Related Topix: Newport, NC

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WCTI

Man pleads guilty to stabbing another man outside bar

A Jacksonville man has pleaded guilty to stabbing another man outside a bar in Carteret County, critically injuring the victim.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Bailey appointed to task force

A Carteret County resident is one of 18 people who have been appointed to a new Aviation Development Task Force for the state.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors

Jacksonville Daily News

Carteret, Duplin return to school

The first day of school was a bit of a homecoming for White Oak Elementary School Assistant Principal Kimberly Hughes.

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Related Topix: Bogue, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Democratic party headquarters to hold grand opening

The Carteret County Democratic Party will hold a grand opening next month of its party headquarters in advance of the November elections.

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Related Topix: Morehead City, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Man to appear in court over weekend stabbing

Kristopher Lee Edwards, 27, of 184 Old Winberry Rd., Newport, is accused of stabbing his half brother, according to information from the Carteret County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Newport, NC, Beaufort, NC

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WCTI

Flooding shuts down major highway

Parts of Eastern Carolina can expect much more rain possibly into the weekend. Morehead City and other parts of Carteret County had flooding from Thursday's storms that caused part of Highway 70 to shut down.

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Related Topix: Morehead City, NC, Weather, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Hurricane Irene

WITN

Tourism Industry In Carteret County Is Booming

Figures released by the North Carolina Commerce Department show tourism revenues in Carteret County increased by 7.35% in 2013 compared to the year before.

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WCTI

Man who held down & robbed 91-year-old heading to prison

A man broke into a home, held down a 91-year-old man, then robbed the victim has been sentenced to prison.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Atlantic Beach, NC, Morehead City, NC

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WITN

U.S. 70 Closed, Woman Rescued As Flooding Hits Morehead City

A major highway in Carteret County is closed, while a woman had to be rescued from her car in a flooded parking lot this afternoon in Morehead City.

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Related Topix: Morehead City, NC, Weather

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

ENC sees increase in visitor spending

Of the state's 100 counties, 95 saw increases in visitor spending in 2013, according to new data from the N.C. Department of Commerce's Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development.

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Related Topix: Onslow County, NC, North Carolina, 9, Dare County, NC, Buncombe County, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Governor McCrory Announces State Ethics Commission Chairman

Wainwright is a retired Associate Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. Wainwright earned a degree in political science as a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before working in agribusiness and real estate in Wilson for more than 15 years.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, Wake Forest University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Police looking for missing juvenile

Emerald Isle Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating Lindsay Anne Garner-McGraw , 15 years of age.

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Related Topix: Emerald Isle, NC, Newport, NC, Beaufort, NC

The Robesonian

Of pets, mosquitoes and Ebola

These will run Aug. 25 to Aug. 29. If you got a one-year vaccination last year at the fire departments, this would be a great opportunity to get the three-year shot, thus keeping your animal current.

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Related Topix: Pets, Ferrets, Fire, Vaccinations, Health, Bladen County, NC, Medicine, Malaria

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Pelican award recipients named

The Coastal Federation awarded its annual Pelican Awards at a luncheon Saturday at the N.C. Aquarium in Pine Knoll Shores.

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Related Topix: Pine Knoll Shores, NC, Morehead City, NC, Atlantic Beach, NC, Oriental, NC, Pamlico County, NC

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