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Friday Apr 11 | SavannahNow

Chatham commission OKs North Carolina native as county manager

Lee Smith of Goldsboro, N.C., was approved Friday morning by the Chatham County Commission as the new county manager.


Related Topix: Goldsboro, NC, Chatham County, NC, Wayne County, NC, Columbus County, NC

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Possible Tornado damage reported in North Carolina

According to Beaufort County EMS, there was a possible tornado immediately west of Belhaven earlier Monday afternoon, causing power to go out in Belhaven.


Related Topix: Beaufort County, NC, Belhaven, NC, Weather, Hyde County, NC, Tyrrell County, NC

Wed Apr 02, 2014


Grim duty: Team works nonstop to ID remains

Members of the medical examiner's office in a small Washington county devastated by a mudslide work around the clock to identify bodies.


Mon Mar 31, 2014

Ancestor 13: Elizabeth is a mystery connected to Nathaniel Everett II

The Register book is one of two books with only brief mentions of Elizabeth Everett, who is a mystery to this day.


Related Topix: Everetts, NC, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

Sat Mar 29, 2014


Editorial: County commissioners must do their homework on manager pick

C HATHAM COUNTY commissioners must look long and hard at the person nominated on Friday to become the next Chatham County manager.


Related Topix: Chatham County, NC, Goldsboro, NC, Wayne County, NC, Tar Heel, NC, Opinion

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Ancestor 12: Mary Mitchell finds new beginning with Nathaniel Everett

Mary Mitchell is a paternal sixth great-grandmother. The book,"Nathaniel and Mary Harrison Everett of Tyrrell County, North Carolina and Some of their Descendants and Related Families Vol.


Related Topix: Chowan County, NC

Fri Mar 21, 2014


Wildlife officials find 2nd dead red wolf in 2014

State and federal wildlife officials are looking into the death of a red wolf in northeastern North Carolina, the second found dead in 2014.


Related Topix: Creswell, NC