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  1. Thousands attend Carolina Chocolate Festival in Morehead City SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WITN

    The 14th annual Carolina Chocolate Festival got underway in Morehead City today, with thousands coming out to sample hundreds of goodies all focused around chocolate. The festival, which is held at the Civic Center, was full of vendors from all around North Carolina showing off their best chocolate items The festival isn't just about chocolate and sweets, though, all of the money raised from ticket sales and raffle tickets goes directly to help five charities in Carteret County.


  2. Bars, restaurants gear up for Super Bowl 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WITN

    We're just days away from Super Bowl 50, where the Carolina Panthers will take on the Denver Broncos. Millions of people will be gathered around the TV to watch.


  3. Scammer tries to ripoff Morehead City Police ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | WITN

    Two checks, each for $1,950, have been sent to the Morehead City Police Chief in the past two days and they are both fake. Chief Bernette Morris says they were addressed to her and sent to the police station.


  4. Improved rating for Morehead City Fire DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | WITN

    Morehead City Fire-EMS Department Chief Jamie Fulk says the Morehead City Fire District completed its inspection and received a class 3 rating. Fire departments are rated on a scale of one to ten with the lower the number the better the rating.


  5. Untreated sewage empties into Bogue Sound in Morehead CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | WITN

    Officials in Morehead City in Carteret County say somewhere between 7,000 and 10,000 gallons overflowed the broken line around 6:30 p.m. The leak occurred near the Morehead City Waterfront at Shepard and 9th Streets.


  6. NYE festivities happening along the Crystal CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | WITN

    While many will be in front of their TV's tonight as they watch the ball drop in Times Square, one coastal community has another option for you and the family. The Crystal Coast Tourism Authority is holding their "Crystal Coast Countdown 2016", a New Year's Eve event happening at Katherine Davis Park in Morehead City.


  7. DMV offices in New Bern, Havelock and Morehead City to close MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | WITN

    The state has been upgrading equipment at Department of Motor Vehicle offices statewide and while those projects come to an end, a few more in Eastern Carolina will be upgraded as well. Locations in New Bern, Havelock and Morehead City will be closed on Monday while crews install identity theft and anti-counterfeiting technology.


  8. Morehead City Fire Department helps family of 5 who lost their homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | WITN

    A family of five without a place to stay is being helped once again by the department that put out the fire that destroyed most of their home. The Morehead City Fire Department has taken the lead in helping the family get back on their feet by providing them with Christmas presents and new clothes.


  9. Morehead City opens ice skating rinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | WITN

    It costs $5 to ice skate, which includes the cost of renting skates. Anyone under six years old must be accompanied by an adult.


  10. Congress okays two "future interstates" for Eastern CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | WITN

    Congress passed the federal highway funding bill, which designates US 17 and 64 through Williamston, Elizabeth City and Rocky Mount; and portions of US 70 and US 117 as future interstates. That would better connect Seymour Johnson, the Global TransPark, Cherry Point and the state port in Morehead City with the rest of the state.


  11. Sea Tow captains, firefighter honored for life saving effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | WITN

    The Morehead City captains were recognized for the rescue of eight fishermen from a boat that was taking on water, as well as several other calls throughout the year. "Our guys are there in a moments notice and they're willing to jump in the water and help someone out," says Catapano.


  12. Morehead City Police offer extra help for merchants during the holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | WITN

    We are just a few days away from Black Friday and the Morehead City Police Department is doing it's part to protect stores in their area. This time of the year not only brings out the shoppers, but it is typically a time when police say we see a spike in thefts.


  13. REPORT: Carteret County Commissioners vote to back offshore drilling and seismic testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | WITN

    Governor Pat McCrory now has atleast one county in the East that is backing his goal to start offshore drilling and seismic testing in our waters.


  14. Coffee with the chief in Morehead CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | WITN

    Everyday this week, with the exception of Veterans Day on Wednesday-- Chief Morris is hosting a morning coffee gathering with anyone that would like to come in and talk about ways to make the community stronger. Chief Morris also says she wants people to feel like they can always talk to any of the officers, whether it's at the station or on the street, with any concern they have.


  15. New Beaufort police chief has his first day on the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | WITN

    He begins his new position Monday, when he takes his oath during the board of commissioners meeting at 6 PM. Burdette began his career in law enforcement in Morehead City as an officer, before eventually becoming the Chief of Wrightsville Beach Police in 2012.


  16. Man rescued from capsized boat near Emerald IsleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | WITN

    A woman reported that she heard a voice calling for help. The Emerald Isle Fire Department was also notified and upon arriving on scene verified a voice calling for help.


  17. Coast Guard removes 15-year-old girl off sailboat near Cape LookoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | WITN

    The U.S. Coast Guard says it launched a rescue boat out of Fort Macon and around 5:00 a.m. it arrived at the sailboat. The 125-foot sailboat Liberty Clipper was about 20 miles south of the cape.


  18. State seeking public input on beach erosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | WITN

    The 2015 Appropriations Act requires the division to study and develop a proposed strategy for preventing, mitigating and remediating the effects of beach erosion in North Carolina. The study must consider efforts by other states and countries to prevent beach erosion and ocean overwash and to renourish and sustain beaches and coastlines.


  19. Pop, country singer Billy Joe Royal dies at Morehead City homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | WITN

    Billy Joe Royal, a pop singer who popularized the song "Down in the Boondocks," and crossed over into country music, has died. He was 73 years old. 1 comment

  20. VIDEO: Coast Guard rescues elderly woman on cruise shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | WITN

    An 80-year-old woman was flown to an urgent care facility after becoming sick on a cruise ship, Coast Guard officials say. Around 1:50 Saturday afternoon, Sector North Carolina received an emergency call.


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