Country Biscuit aims to serve hundreds

The County Compass, November 24, 2015

NEW BERN – The tradition continues! Jeff Ipock, owner of Country Biscuit restaurant, will again serve Thanksgiving Dinner to hundreds of homeless and elderly. Last year, Ipock and his small army of employees and volunteers fed a whopping 375 people. Please send what you can to fund this amazing effort. Make your donations, checks, or money orders payable to: Country Biscuit, and mail to 809 Broad Street, New Bern, N.C. 28560. And to volunteer for a few hours, call the restaurant at (2...
Pamlico County Athletic Club launches fourth year

Special to the County Compass, November 23, 2015

GRANTSBORO – Maurice King, executive director of the Pamlico County Athletic Club, and three of the store’s staffers, are seen here in the ‘Trophy Corner’ of the Grantsboro Piggly Wiggly. The spot is a showcase for awards, medals, and other recognition received by local youth basketball teams. The teams, which play and practice almost year-round, are open to students in Grades 3 through 12. In addition to Piggly Wiggly, the other sponsors for Pamlico County Athletic Club include B...
Trillium uses Medicaid savings to fund playground for disabled children

Special to the County Compass, November 22, 2015

ALLIANCE -- A new, accessible playground at Pamlico County’s popular Recreation Park will be built in the coming year, thanks to a large grant from Trillium Health Resources. In a brief ceremony Monday morning -- splashed with plenty of playground perfect sunshine -- county officials, and a bunch of youngsters, accepted a check from Trillium in the amount of $275,000. Garry Cooper, Director of the Pamlico County Parks and Recreation Department, played a crucial role in applying for Trilliu...
Arrest Made in December 2014 Home Invasion

The County Compass, November 20, 2015

Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Chris Davis  PRESS RELEASE 11/20/2015 On November 19th, 2015 Deputies with the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joshua E. Chapman, 25, of Bayboro NC. Chapman was arrested and charged with First Degree Burglary and Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon. Chapman was given $500,000.00 Secured Bond for the above mentioned charges and is currently in the Pamlico County Detention Center. Chapman has a first appearance in Pamlico County Distric...
McCrory to Obama: ‘No more Syrian refugees’

Special to the County Compass, November 19, 2015

RALEIGH – Many North Carolinians applauded Gov. Pat McCrory this week for asking President Obama and the federal government to stop sending Syrian refugees to North Carolina. “The brutal murder of people in Paris reminds us that, sadly, terrorists can hide among the innocent,” said Francis De Luca, president of the Raleigh-based Civitas Institute, a nonprofit that espouses a variety of policy solutions from the conservative perspective. “It is vital to halt the influx of Syrians ...
New record for Thanksgiving tradition depends on last minute contributions

Jeff Aydelette, November 18, 2015

NEW BERN – For two decades, Jeff Ipock, owner of the popular Country Biscuit restaurant, has mustered friends, employees, family members, volunteers, and benefactors – with one goal in mind: On Thanksgiving Day, feed as many of the elderly and homeless as limited resources will allow. This year, Ipock has set an ambitious goal of 500 meals – up significantly from last year when 375 individuals were served. Please send what you can to help this amazing effort! Make your donations, c...

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The County Compass, October 29, 2015

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