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12 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Red drum season closed for summer after commercial harvest exceeds annual quota

Commercial fishermen will go nearly a year without a red drum season following an unusually large harvest in the fall that has prompted a closure.

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Related Topix: Swansboro, NC

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Former Camp Lejeune Marine convicted in arson case in Carteret County

A former Camp Lejeune Marine will spend a minimum of 10 months in prison following his conviction for burning his former father-in-law's home.

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Related Topix: Fire, Emerald Isle, NC

WITN

Scam Alert: Old Scam Resurfaces In Carteret County

The Carteret County Sheriff's Office said investigators have answered several phone calls from residents concerned about an old scam resurfacing in the east.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Carteret students to attend Governor's School

Five Carteret County students are among the North Carolina's rising high school juniors and seniors selected to attend the 2014 Governor's School.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WITN

Emerald Isle Coast Guard Wins Prestigious Award

If you're in trouble off the Crystal Coast, you can find comfort in knowing the coast guard responsible for keeping you safe is among the best.

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Related Topix: Emerald Isle, NC

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Carteret Community College Board of Trustees request pay raise for employees

The Carteret Community College Board of Trustees has adopted a resolution requesting the state legislature to approve a salary increase for all North Carolina community college employees that is equal to other state employees but not less than two percent.

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Related Topix: North Carolina

WCTI

Woman charged after 2-year-old scalded with hot water

A Carteret County woman has been charged with child abuse after a toddler was scalded with hot water, causing second-degree burns.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Carteret County man on $750,000 lottery win: - It was like time stopped'

Jamie Godfrey of Salter Path plans to use the $750,000 he won playing Jumbo Bucks to save for his daughter's college fund and invest for the future.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Salter Path, NC, Atlantic Beach, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Governor appoints Craven leader to child care commission

A man who serves as vice chairman of the Craven County Smart Start board and treasurer of the Carteret County Smart Start board has been appointed by the governor to the North Carolina Child Care Commission.

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Related Topix: Craven County, NC, North Carolina, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Pine Knoll Shores, NC, New Bern, NC

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Proposed change in sales tax distribution stirs opposition from Carteret beach towns

A review of how sales tax proceeds are distributed in Carteret County will wait until later in the year, but initial discussions have the towns at odds.

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Related Topix: Bogue, NC, Emerald Isle, NC, Beaufort, NC, Morehead City, NC, Atlantic Beach, NC

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WITN

Fire Damages 4,000 Square Foot Home In Carteret County

Multiple fire departments responded around 8:30 p.m. to the home on Glenn Abby Drive, just outside Morehead City.

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Related Topix: Morehead City, NC

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Sheriff issues appeal to citizens in fight against crime

Responding to the increasing number of people wanting to assist law enforcement officials and build a stronger partnership in the fight against crime, Sheriff Asa Buck today announced that Carteret County citizens are being invited to become Honorary Members of the North Carolina Sheriffs' Association.

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Related Topix: Prison, North Carolina, Pop/Rock, The Association

Jacksonville Daily News

Driver injured in Carteret County wreck

A driver was injured after running his SUV into the back of a disabled backhoe on N.C. 101 Thursday morning in Carteret County.

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Related Topix: Beaufort, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Drug dealer sentenced to federal prison

On April 4, Samuel McCrae Newkirk, 31, of 442 Laurel Road, Beaufort plead guilty to "Possession with the Intent to Distribute 28 Grams or More of Cocaine based crack".

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Related Topix: Drugs, Federal Prisons, Prison, Beaufort, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Bus rodeo test skills, showcases school bus drivers in Carteret County

As school buses circled the parking lot at Bogue Sound Elementary School Wednesday, the drivers took a front seat in more ways than one.

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Related Topix: Bogue, NC, Education Etc., Morehead City, NC

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Sun Journal

Governor appoints Craven leader to child care commission

A man who serves as vice chairman of the Craven County Smart Start board and treasurer of the Carteret County Smart Start board has been appointed by the governor to the North Carolina Child Care Commission.

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Related Topix: Craven County, NC, North Carolina, Trent Woods, NC, Pine Knoll Shores, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors

Jacksonville Daily News

New director named for Ferry Division

The N.C. Department of Transportation has announced a change in leadership for the Ferry Division that replaces a division veteran from Carteret County with a former aide to the governor.

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Related Topix: Chowan County, NC, Newport, NC, Manns Harbor, NC, Morehead City, NC

WCTI

Carteret County deputy resigns after wreck, DWI charge

James Willis was working as a deputy for the Carteret County Sheriff's Office when he ran off the road and crashed his assigned county vehicle at about 11 p.m. Monday, investigators said.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Local unemployment continues to drop

According to data from the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Onslow County's unemployment rate, 6.6 percent, dropped .3 percent between January and February.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Onslow County, NC, Duplin County, NC, Jones County, NC, Graham County, NC

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Man pleads to habitual DWI

A Carteret County man will spend a minimum of three years in prison following his conviction for repeated driving while impaired offenses.

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Related Topix: Newport, NC, Morehead City, NC

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