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TCC, August 21, 2014

Sunfish Sailboat World Championships headed to areaCamp Sea Gull, Camp Seafarer to host both youth and adult competitions By Brandon Blackman | Special to the County Compass ARAPAHOE – The world’s top sailors will compete in the Neuse River, off the shoreline of Camp Sea Gull, October 8 through 18 as part of the 2014 Sunfish World and Youth World Championships. The two events combined will welcome approximately 120 sailors from all over the world, along with their families, coaches, support crew and volunteers. Com...

TCC, August 18, 2014

Reward offered for theft! To furnish confidential information regarding this lawnmower, which was stolen August 7th in the Arapahoe area, please call or text 252-229-5135. Reward to be paid upon return of mower.

TCC, August 13, 2014

Arrests made in shotgun beating, burglarySpecial to the County Compass On Tuesday July 22, 2014, at 1:30 am investigators with the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Department responded to a residence located on Scotts Store Rd in the Grantsboro community, in reference to a home invasion. A half hour earlier, four subjects armed with a shotgun had entered the residence, which was occupied by four people. Two of the residents were beaten with a shotgun. The four suspects took almost $600 in cash from the home. One of...

TCC, August 11, 2014

‘Teens Leading Change’ exit with a bangMark Saturday, Aug. 16 on your calendars! By John McCormick | Special to the County Compass AURORA -- In the first summer of the Richland’s Township youth workforce development program, Be Global’s ‘Teens Leading Change,’ has made tremendous strides in generating social, educational, and economic activity in granting the community access to healthy and fresh produce. In addition, we have acquired skills ranging from entrepreneurship to career preparedness fro...

TCC, August 7, 2014

WELCOME PADDLERS!World’s fastest growing watersport embraces region Click Image to Enlarge  Download Printable Map>> By Jeff Aydelette | Staff Writer RIVER DUNES – The Oriental Dragon Boat Festival welcomes 16 teams this year, as the event enters its fifth year. The calm, protected waters of Grace Harbor Marina, nestled deep within the sprawling confines of the River Dunes residential community, offer Dragon Boat paddlers a premier racing experience, according to festiv...

TCC, August 4, 2014

Community Garden takes shape, thanks to hardworking teens!By John McCormick | Special to the County Compass   AURORA—In our last article, we shared with you visuals of the garden ideas and programmatic plans for change. This week, we would like to share with you some details of our plan. Throughout these past two weeks, Teens Leading Change has met with community members, designers, and even farming and economic experts to get their feedback and advice on the build of the garden. Here are just a few of the activities we pla...

TCC, August 1, 2014

Duck soup easy compared to impoundment issue By Jeff Aydelette | Staff Writer BAYBORO – A hot potato issue – whether local government should attempt to regulate duck impoundments that are becoming increasingly prominent in Pamlico County’s far northeastern corner – got tossed back to the County Commissioners Tuesday night. A seven-person advisory panel, known as the Planning Board, bluntly rejected a request from the County Commissioners to review the matter. Earlier this month, 60 residents of remote Goos...

TCC, July 31, 2014

Local educators live it up on taxpayer-paid trip to MemphisConference billed as ‘Professional Development’ allows plenty of time for sightseeing By Jeff Aydelette | Staff Writer MEMPHIS, TENN – Photos received from a confidential source show a quartet of administrators and faculty members from Pamlico County High School, enjoying themselves along Beale Street, a major tourist attraction close to the Mississippi River in downtown Memphis. The images were presumably taken during breaks from a three-day national confere...

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