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Obituaries

Mary Alice Buck

Mary Alice Buck, 89, of Pinehurst, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, September 5, 2021. Mary’s life will be celebrated in a graveside ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 6:55 pm

Obituaries

Bobby Ray Edmondson

Bobby Ray Edmondson, 83 of Edgelea Ave., died Sunday September 5, 2021, at Martin General Hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 6:51 pm

Obituaries

Peggy Ruth Jackson Nelson

Peggy Ruth Jackson Nelson, 78, was called home unexpectedly on September 2, 2021.  A colorful celebration of her life will be held on Wednesday, September ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 6:51 pm

News

Ocracoke Express carries 16,594 passengers in 2021 season

OCRACOKE – More than 16,500 people got out of their cars and onto the Ocracoke Express passenger ferry this summer, and surveys revealed that the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 6:37 pm

Business

Thermo Fisher investing $154M in Pitt County

RALEIGH — Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. will create 290 new jobs in Pitt County, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Tuesday. The company will invest $154 million ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 7:25 pm

Coronavirus

COVID-19 clusters increase among middle school, high school sports teams

From NCDHHS The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeing a sharp increase in COVID-19 clusters among school sports teams. For the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 7:16 pm

Belhaven

Belhaven man arrested on sex offense charge

On July 22, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a sexual assault involving a minor child that had just occurred. As a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 1:15 pm

My Turn

Come for the art, stay for the beer

By Charles Thrasher  The impact of the 2020 census on rural America might best be summarized by a line from Bruce Springsteen’s song “My Hometown”: ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 2, 2021 4:34 pm

News

More than 180K households getting help for internet bills

More than 180,000 North Carolina households are getting critical assistance affording high-speed internet service thanks to a federal relief program that helps families in need ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 31, 2021 7:15 pm

Beaufort County

HOPE Program tops $342M in payments for NC families

The N.C. Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions (HOPE) Program has distributed more than $342 million in rent and utility payment to 96,944 North Carolina ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 26, 2021 7:05 pm

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