TCC, July 29, 2014

Tales from London’s Dark SideNocturnal walking tour offers plenty of goose-bumps By Penny Zibula | Staff Writer Editor’s note: County Compass reporter Penny Zibula has extensive travel plans this summer, and recently filed this dispatch from Great Britain. Standing at the site where Scottish hero, William Wallace was executed is enough to give you a chill in and of itself, but when Robert, your well-informed and articulate City Wonders tour guide, describes in vivid detail the brutality with w...

TCC, July 28, 2014

Sports Bar opens Today  ORIENTAL – Officials with the Pamlico County Chamber of Commerce will be on hand Monday afternoon at 5:30 p.m. for a Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Ceremony. As the county’s newest business, Nel’s Sports Bar & Grill in the 800 block of Broad Street (once known as The Shanty) is expected to host a large turnout of locals.  

TCC, July 25, 2014

UPDATE: Two subjects arrested in connection with Meth Lab in ArapahoeInvestigators with the Pamlico County Sheriffs Office have arrested two subjects in connection with the Meth Lab that was discovered at 176 Griffin Lane in Arapahoe. Gregory Allen Price Jr., 42 of Scotts Store Rd Grantsboro NC Manufacture Methamphetamine Maintain Dwelling Kayla Nicole Bass, 21 of Leaf Lane New Bern NC Manufacture Methamphetamine Maintain Dwelling Both subjects are currently being held in the Pamlico County Detention Center under a $250,000.0...

TCC, July 25, 2014

Aurora teens grow garden & futures By John McCormick | Special to the County Compass AURORA -- Building the Aurora/Richland Township Community Garden is a big job. Especially when the focus of Teens Leading Change is so much more than just a community garden. We are a place-based workforce development program for teenage youth specifically serving the Richland Township area. So, although our major task is to launch the community garden, we equally participate in activities that teach us career preparedness...

TCC, July 24, 2014

County becomes Ground Zero for low price stores!Phenomenon leaves shoppers scratching their heads. Arapahoe next to land discount outlet? By Jeff Aydelette | Staff Writer PAMLICO COUNTY – Myrtle Beach features miniature golf courses. Las Vegas is known for its neon lights. And, everyone loves those amazing California swallows of San Juan Capistrano. So, should we be happy, or perhaps a bit leery, that our beloved county is suddenly undergoing a low-price store transformation? Insiders confirmed this week that a ...

TCC, July 22, 2014

‘Shark Tank’ casting call heads to GreenvilleSpecial to the County Compass GREENVILLE, N.C. -- ‘Shark Tank,’ the popular TV show, which introduces aspiring entrepreneurs to rich, successful business people, will hold casting calls in Greenville on July 24 as the Emmy-nominated production enters its sixth season. According to U.S. Cellular, one of the show’s sponsors, the day-long session has been scheduled for The Martinsborough, located at 330 S. Evans Street. Aspiring businesspersons can begin arriving at 9 ...

TCC, July 21, 2014

Off to battle in tails & gownsBy John & Penny DeFino | Special to the County Compass BATON ROUGE, LA -- You wouldn't think so much of us as athletes. We are, after all, dressed in gowns and tail suits. But this is DanceSport, recognized by the Unites States Olympic Committee. We are at a National Qualifying Ballroom dance competition -- lined up, ready to take the floor. This is the ‘On-Deck’ area. After many months of practice and working with our coaches, we are here, waiting to perform for the...

TCC, July 17, 2014

Firefighters honored Special to the County Compass GRANTSBORO -- From left, Chris Murray, Fire Marshal for Pamlico County; Jeremy Lee, Lieutenant for Arapahoe Fire/Rescue; Jeff Sanders, Firefighter Triangle Volunteer Fire Department; Curtis Grant, Firefighter Reelsboro Volunteer Fire Department, and Daniel Suggs, Chief, Grantsboro Volunteer Fire Department were recognized last month with a ceremony at Pamlico Community College. During a fire earlier this year -- where a fatality occurred --...

TCC, July 16, 2014

PAMLICO COUNTY - Water System Pressure Advisory!ID NO. 04-69-025 The water consumers of Pamlico County Water System are experiencing periods of low pressure and outages in the distribution system due to a main line repair on Old Lupton / Brown Creek Road to include Sunset Subdivision ,Silver Road, Non Such Road and all the way to but not including Paradise Shores Road. in the Whortonsville area Periods of low or no pressure in the distribution system increases the potential for back siphonage and introduction of b...

TCC, July 15, 2014

Teens lead charge, change toward healthier living By John McCormick Public Information Officer, Teens Leading Change| Special to the County Compass AURORA -- Teens Leading Change, a program of be Global, Inc is working with local teens to create a workforce development program for teenage youth through the build of a community garden and roadside stand within the Aurora/Richland Township. The ultimate goal is to encourage the community to pursue healthy eating while generating economic activity. The garden will be devel...

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