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Military honors WWII veteran 70 years after ultimate sacrifice

The military held a ceremony Friday to recognize a World War II medic more than 70 years after he gave his life to save someone else.


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Final leg of U.S. 70 Goldsboro bypass opened ahead of Memorial Day

The N.C. Department of Transportation held a ribbon cutting Friday to officially open the completed U.S. 70 Goldsboro Bypass to traffic Friday morning.


Solving North Carolina's oyster crisis big concern for two Carteret County men

Did you know North Carolina faces an oyster crisis? Oyster populations have been dwindling over the past few centuries. In North Carolina oyster harvests have declined to about 15 percent of historic 1889 harvest levels.


Memorial Day Weekend events and activities

With Memorial Day Weekend here, there are a lot of activities and events going on all over Eastern Carolina.


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Tropical depression No. 2 forms, storm warning issued for South Carolina, likely to track into NC

A tropical storm warning has been issued for the South Carolina coast after forecasters say the second tropical cyclone of the Atlantic season formed.


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Pitt County arrest operation nets $360,000 worth of crystal meth, four arrests

A drug arrest operation led to the recovery of $360,000 worth of crystal meth, 12.2 pounds total, and the arrest of four people, three from Arizona and another from Mexico.


Carteret County Sheriff’s Office looking for suspect with stolen credit card

The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help identifying a man who attempted to use a stolen credit card at the Walmart in Morehead City.


Swansboro Police trying to find potted plant thief

Swansboro Police are trying to locate a woman they said was caught on a surveillance camera stealing plants outside La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant.


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NOAA predicts near-normal hurricane season

NOAA said Friday it predicts a near-normal hurricane season in the Atlantic with 10 to 16 named storms, including four to eight hurricanes.


Deputies hoping to learn more after storage unit burglary in Newport

More than $50,000 and a Yamaha motorcycle are missing from a storage unit facility on Tom Mann Rd. in Newport.

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