Special Olympics North Carolina Summer Games results released
The 2023 Special Olympics North Carolina (SONC) Summer Games concluded on June 4. -Matthew Henry Arvizu won bronze medals in the 50-yard freestyle and backstroke and 100-yard freestyle. -James “travis” Travis Bowman won a silver medal in the 50-yard backstroke and placed fourth in the 50-yard freestyle. -Andrew...
Craven County correctional officer charged with giving inmate tobacco
NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — The Craven County Sheriff’s Office started an investigation concerning the county’s confinement facility on May 27. After concluding the investigation, deputies arrested an inmate and a correctional officer. Pah Ket, the inmate, was charged with Possession of Tobacco by an inmate and conspiracy to provide tobacco to an inmate. Ket […]
Commissioner infringes on individual’s freedom of speech
Chairman Jason Jones infringed on an individual’s First Amendment right to freedom of speech during the Craven County Board of Commissioners meeting last night. During the budget public hearing, Founder Lauren Carver of Pawject North Carolina talked about documentation of money for animal services. She was interrupted by Jones...
Dorothy Price, 60; incomplete
Dorothy "Dottie" Burt Price, 60, of New Bern, died Monday, June 5, 2023, at Carolina East Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. in Morehead City, N.C. Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at www.mundenfuneralhome.net.
Zach’s First Alert Forecast: Chances for Rain Through Thursday
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Wildfire smoke from Eastern Canada has brought hazy skies back to ENC. For most, you won’t notice a change in the air quality. But if you have respiratory issues, you may notice some irritation or trouble breathing. Limit time outside if you’re impacted. Smoke will be thick again Wednesday before a brief break. Smoke on Thursday and Friday could be the worst round.
40th annual Summer Festival to be held this weekend
For the 40th year, the Washington-Beaufort County Chamber of Commerce’s (WBCC) annual Summer Festival will usher in an unofficial start to the summer season with rides, concessions, vendors, live music and the promise of a good time this weekend starting on Friday afternoon (June 9). For Robin McKeithan, assistant director of the chamber, helping to […] The post 40th annual Summer Festival to be held this weekend appeared first on Washington Daily News.
Cherry Point celebrates voluntary education graduates
MCAS CHERRY POINT, N.C. (DVIDSHub.net) — Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point leaders and community members honored 37 graduates at the 47th Annual Voluntary Education Graduation at Two Rivers Theater, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point on June 2. U.S. Representative Don Davis served as the ceremony’s guest speaker, which recognized individuals who completed certificates […]
Public Comment, Budget, Golf Carts among agenda items for Trent Woods Commissioners Meeting on June 8
The June 8 meeting of the Town of Trent Woods Board of Commissioners will be held at 6 p.m. at Town Hall 898 Chelsea Road. PRESENTATION OF JUNE YARD OF THE MONTH WINNER: Wayne and Joyce Vanderford. CONSIDER APPROVAL OF AGENDA: (Any additions, deletions or rearranging) PROCLAMATION READING: National Garden...
Matthew 25 offers help to Newport area residents in need
NEWPORT — Since 1984, Matthew 25, a nonprofit food pantry and thrift store, has helped those in need in Newport and surrounding areas. While it started as a small thrift shop in an attic above St. James United Methodist Church, the ministry has now grown into a large complex across the street from the church at 1007 Orange St.
BBQ Chicken Fundraiser for the Ivey Walston Family
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Carteret County’s Down East library branch relocating
CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - The Down East branch in Beaufort will relocate to a better location in the same city. The Carteret County Public Library’s Down East branch has announced it will be relocating. The branch will move to 108 Straits Road in Beaufort. Down East will temporarily...
Two Beaufort County Powerball tickets win $50,000
From NC Education Lottery: One lucky ticket purchased in North Carolina for Saturday’s Powerball drawing matched all five white balls to win a $1 million prize. The lucky winner purchased the $2 ticket from the Circle K on Cleveland Avenue in Kings Mountain in Cleveland County. The $1 million ticket was one of two in […] The post Two Beaufort County Powerball tickets win $50,000 appeared first on Washington Daily News.
County Commissioners hear Newport fire tax increase request
BEAUFORT – Newport Town Manager William Shanahan Jr., citing the need for additional funding to provide fire and emergency medical services (EMS) for its fire district, asked the County Board of Commissioners for a 150% increase for the town’s fire district tax. Much of the Newport district is...
Suspect sought in multiple robberies
WASHINGTON, Beaufort County — A suspect in multiple Washington robberies is being sought. According to the Washington Police Department, officers are investigating multiple robberies involving the same suspect over the weekend. On Sunday, June 4, the Speedway at 600 W 15th was robbed. At 5:38 a.m. a black male entered the store wearing a black hoodie, white mask, and khaki pants. He produced a note demanding money or he would shoot the clerk.
Teacher of the Week: Kimberly McDaniel
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - This week’s feature educator teaches in a Beaufort County K through 12 Christain school. Kimberly McDaniel is an English teacher better known as Mrs. Mac at Terra Ceia Christain School in Patego. Before moving to the rural east to middle and high school students, she...
Deed transfers: May 21-27, 2023
The following property transactions were made in Beaufort County from May 21-27, 2023. Bucky Weathers to Bucky Weathers, .61 & .61 acre on State Rd. 1003, Beaufort County. Rayford Lilley & Sons Inc. to James Scott McIntyre, property in Washington. Karen B. Mills to David Bishop, Lot 37 Winfield Estates,...
Northwest Creek Marina celebrates National Marina Day
Northwest Creek Marina in New Bern, NC along the Neuse River hosted National Marina Day on June 3 with Sound Rivers, Lippert, and Crystal Coast Realty & Home Services. National Marina Day is a marine industry holiday where marinas honor their local boating community and their environmentally friendly marina practices. Northwest Creek’s cleanup included the docks, waterfront area and the Neuse River. After the cleanup, the staff had food, beverages, live music featuring Bryan Mayer, and Lippert giveaways for the boating community and volunteers.
Peletier board says Peletier Area Alliance, other groups, can no longer use town hall
PELETIER — Town commissioners voted 3-1 Monday night to no longer allow a group of local residents to use the town hall for monthly meetings. The board kicked out the Peletier Area Alliance, formerly known as the Peletier Community Partnership, voting for the move on a motion by Commissioner Walter Vinson during the commission’s monthly meeting in the town hall off Highway 58.
North Carolina man’s love for his cats makes him social media sensation
HAVELOCK, N.C. (WNCT) — A Havelock man has become TikTok famous because of his love for his cats, River and Forest. Deylan Buntyn started doing TikTok videos in 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, he has over 1.7 million followers. He said his cats’ personalities are what have made him go viral. “One day, I […]
UPDATE: Officials release charges of Jones County man caught in Lenoir County
LENOIR COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - The man wanted in Jones County and captured by Lenoir County deputies is out of jail after posting bond Sunday night. Lenoir County deputies captured 35-year-old Stephen Walters last night after being dispatched to Paul’s Path area for a disturbance call. Walters had an...
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