Fundraising luncheon, book signing set for River Dunes

Jeff Aydelette, March 16, 2018

RIVER DUNES – This Saturday, March 17, area resident Bruce Hartman -- a seasoned executive with 30 years of success at Fortune 500 firms -- will sign copies of his new book, ‘Jesus & Co. – Connecting the Lessons of The Gospel with Today’s Business World.’ The event, set for the River Dunes Harbor Club, begins at noon with a $25 per person luncheon. All proceeds are being donated to HeartWorks, a local nonprofit offering a variety of services for disadvantaged youngsters. ...
School’s historic bid for a dual 1-A State Championship falls short

The County Compass, March 15, 2018

Last week, Coach Earl Sadler Jr. and Coach April Rose held a press conference before their teams departed for the 1-A North Carolina High School Championships, held in Raleigh on Saturday, March 10. For photos and box scores of the teams’ final games.
For seventh consecutive year, local yacht broker takes ‘Top Gun’ honors

Special to the County Compass, March 13, 2018

NEW BERN -- John Peterson, Certified Professional Yacht Broker with United Yacht Sales of the Carolinas, was recently named one of the ‘TOP GUNS’ for United Yacht Sales. Based in Stuart, Fla., United Yacht Sales has over 150 brokers throughout the US. John has been one of the TOP GUNS for the last seven years running. Over the course of 2017, United Yacht Sales of the Carolinas sold 101 boats worldwide and in North Carolina sold over $5.8 million in brokered boat sales. In a statement,...

HURRICANES! Pamlico creates its own ‘March Madness’

The County Compass, March 9, 2018

Men’s & Women’s teams bound for Reynolds Coliseum in quest for Dual 1-A State Titles. Final win for each squad will make history! RALEIGH – This is the stuff of fairy tales. Over the past season, both squads have made big-time plays. Team leaders have stepped up, while even unlikely candidates have shown the right stuff. There have been squeakers, close games, contested calls, hours of practice, exasperated coaches, loyal fans, exciting come-from-behind finishes, with traditio...
Pamlico County Sheriff's Office has arrested a woman and charged her with the murder of her husband

The County Compass, March 7, 2018

GRANTSBORO -- On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at approximately 1:50pm, Deputies with the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office responded to 783 NC HWY 306 North in reference to a male subject that was suffering from a gunshot wound. Upon arrival deputies began an investigation and determined that the victim, Raymond E. Griffin (DOB- 7/17/1943), of the residence, died from an apparent gunshot to the chest. Deputies contacted the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations to assist in investigatin...

The County Compass, March 2, 2018

BAYBORO – District Attorney Scott Thomas announced that, in Pamlico Superior Court yesterday, JOEL PADILLA-GALVES, 49, who resided in Minnesott Beach, was convicted of trafficking in methamphetamine and was sent to prison for 70 to 93 months. The charge resulted from a joint operation conducted by the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office, and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation. The investigators conducted two controlled purchases of met...
Goodbye Aycock, Hello Graham! Statue for Evangelist? Sure!

Jeff Aydelette, March 2, 2018

But no need to knock out former Governor News Commentary RALEIGH – Yes, the good ole North State has embraced political correctness, like much of the nation. This week our Lieutenant Governor, Dan Forest, sent a letter (see Page A-15) to the Architect of the U.S. Capitol encouraging the process to begin for replacing the Governor Charles B. Aycock statue with that of the Reverend Billy Graham. The National Statuary Hall Collection in the United States Capitol is composed of statues dona...
21 criminal suspects were arrested and charged for use and distribution of illegal drugs

The County Compass, March 2, 2018

Over the past several weeks, The Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office has been actively working several known drug dealers operating within our communities. During this operation, deputies conducted traffic stops, completed controlled purchases utilizing undercover agents, and conducted search warrants at residences that were involved in the use and distribution of illegal drugs. During the operation 21 criminal suspects were charged and several others are expected to be arrested in the coming days...
Sheriff Asa Buck and District Attorney Scott Thomas Help Lead State’s Efforts to Address the Opioid Crisis through the North Carolina Law Enforcement Opioid Task Force

The County Compass, February 27, 2018

BEAUFORT, NC – Sheriff Asa Buck and District Attorney Scott Thomas are helping shape North Carolina’s response to the opioid epidemic through a statewide task force facilitated by Attorney General Josh Stein. The North Carolina Law Enforcement Opioid Task Force is helping coordinate and support the efforts of local, state, and federal law enforcement authorities to confront the opioid epidemic. The group – which includes representatives from more than 30 local, state and federal law en...
US Attorney visits with law enforcement leaders

The County Compass, February 23, 2018

HAVELOCK, NC – Recently appointed U.S. Attorney Robert Higdon, Jr. met with local law enforcement leaders on Tuesday at Havelock City Hall. Higdon, who was nominated by President Donald Trump last August, confirmed by the Senate the following month, and sworn into office last October, serves as the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Upon the invitation of District Attorney Scott Thomas, U.S. Attorney Higdon met with several law enforcement leaders, including Asa B...


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