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Piggly Wiggly set to open in Oriental with ribbon cutting Wednesday

Oriental residents said they've been waiting a long time for the opening of the new Piggly Wiggly on Hwy. 55.


The search is on for a missing swimmer

The Coast Guard and Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue are searching for a missing swimmer.

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Powerball jackpot $422 million after months without winner

The Powerball jackpot has soared to $422 million thanks to nearly three months without a winner of the big prize.


Highway Patrol investigating after 13-year-old hit, killed by vehicle

The Highway Patrol is investigating after a 13-year-old boy was killed Monday evening in Jacksonville when he was hit by a vehicle.


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Onslow County Sheriff’s Office seeking three persons of interest in Richlands homicide

The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office is looking for three persons of interest in a homicide that happened Monday night in Richlands.


Volunteers renewing house, hope for New Bern woman

Melissa Wallace watched pensively as a handful of volunteers painted her house and placed new panels on her walls.


Memorial for Montford Point Marines to be dedicated Friday

After seven years of construction, the Montford Point Marine Memorial will be dedicated on Friday at 9 a.m.


Greene County Community Garden brings people together

For years the Greene County Community Garden has been not only been giving residents the opportunity to garden, but also access to fresh produce.


Community rallying to help daughter help her mother with lemonade

“I said 'Hey that's how I can make some money to help out my mom',” Sierra Kirkman said.   


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Man involved in Pokemon Go stabbing incident formally charged

Greenville Police formally charged a man who they say stabbed another man while he was participating in a Pokemon Go activity on July 19.

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