Arrest made in connection with multiple breaking, entering, of local businesses

On Friday, January 21, 2022, Investigators from the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged Ernest Alford CONWAY, 45 of Oriental in connection with multiple breaking, entering, and larcenies that have occurred at local businesses.  Over the past several months, beginning in November several businesses in the Bayboro, Arapahoe, and Oriental communities of Pamlico County reported breaking and entering’s resulting in the theft of cash and merchandise valued at approximately $1,500.00.  Conway was placed into the Pamlico County Detention Center under a $150,000.00 sec…

High School standout lives & breathes challenging sport!

Softball ‘phenom’ signs with Pfeiffer Editor’s note: Charly Cooper is the granddaughter of County Compass publishers, Jeff Aydelette and Flora Moorman. Charly Cooper, a native of Bullock, NC near the Virginia border, is receiving the chance to continue her softball dream at the next level. She will play next season at Pfeiffer University in Misenheimer, NC. The game of fast pitch softball has been her life since the ripe old age of 6. She cut her teeth locally playing in the Dixie youth organization, administrated by the Northern Granville Athletic Association. Then at 8 years old she start…

Message from City of New Bern

This is a message from the City of New Bern. Driving conditions remain hazardous today due to ice on roadways. Please stay home if you can. Most main routes are clear, but others, including side streets and sidewalks are very icy. With temperatures still below freezing, and a deep freeze into the teens expected tonight, you and your family are safest if you stay home. If you experience a power outage or frozen pipe issue overnight, please call 252-636-4070 and report it. Thank you and be safe.…

Freedom, Truth & The American Way!

WASHINGTON, DC – That, my friends, is the gist of Sunday’s gathering, officially known as Defeat The Mandates March. Big-time celebrity types, including headliner Robert F. Kennedy Jr., are joining rank-and-file patriots for the Jan. 23 event. Thousands plan to step peacefully into history, gathering to preserve personal sovereignty and to STOP medical coercion, discrimination and mandates. We encourage everyone to be virtuous and peaceful and to de-escalate conflict. Below are a few procedures to follow during the peaceful march to keep you safe. If anybody seems to be agitating for…

City of New Bern is under a State of Emergency

The City of New Bern is under a State of Emergency in preparation for winter storm Jasper, which will bring rain, sleet, snow and ice to our area. This may cause power outages and damages. Driving conditions could be hazardous. Prepare your home and family now in the event of severe weather and stay tuned to local forecasts. City offices will be closed on Friday, January 21. Follow us on social media and on the web at www.newbernnc.gov for further updates. And please stay safe.…

Important message from Pamlico County Government

This is an important message from Pamlico County Government. We are expecting Winter Weather to include rain, sleet, snow and ice beginning in the early morning hours of Friday Jan. 21, 2022 . We ask all residents to Shelter In Place and avoid travel as much as possible. Temperatures will be below freezing overnight on Friday and Saturday. Please report power outages to your service provider, and stay indoors if possible. Please stay tuned to your local media outlets for official announcements regarding this Winter Weather System. Pamlico County Government Offices will be closed on Friday…

Eastern Carolina Council of Governments

ECC on the ropes

But not ready yet to throw in the towel NEW BERN – The governing board of the Eastern Carolina Council of Governments (ECC) received an independent ‘warts and all’ critique of its operations on Thursday, Jan. 13 – and the findings are not pretty.  To its credit, the beleaguered organization, which offers services to nine contiguous counties in eastern North Carolina, knows problems exist. In July of 2021, ECC officials were forced to fire the executive director, followed two days later by the abrupt, unannounced resignation of its contracted law firm. And, membership in ECC – open to 51 gover…

Mysterious documents surface!

U.S. firm in China attempted experiment on infected cave-dwelling bats using risky airborne vaccine Is this how the damn thing spread??? Thank you, Project Veritas, for uncovering lunacy at the highest levels of government! View four sets of startling documents below: VERITAS 1   VERITAS 2   VERITAS 3   VERITAS 4            …

*****CANCEL*****CANCEL*****BOLO | Juvenile has been located.

| Runaway Juvenile Sean Castle Issued 01/12/2022

W/M, Age 14, DOB 03/17/2007, 6’00”, 160 lbs, Dirty Blond Hair, Blue Eyes Summary: Sean has been reported as a missing person / runaway from his residence in Stella, NC. Last seen on 01/11/2022 at 9:00pm wearing a Carolina blue hoodie, unknown pants, with camouflage boots. Anyone with information is asked to notify the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office, (252) 728-8400 or Carteret County Communications at (252) 726-1911. Subject has been entered NCIC. Case # 22010131C.…

Volkswagen COUGHS UP more money for state

Voltswagen Logo RALEIGH –The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality has submitted its plan for Phase 2 of a national settlement with the automaker. The plan details how North Carolina will invest the remaining $68 million on projects to significantly reduce NOx emissions and improve air quality. Based on the success of Phase 1 and public feedback on the Phase 2 draft plan, here is a quick overview: 40% (approx. $27.2 million) for school bus replacements, 20% (approx. $13.6 million) for transit bus replacements, and 20% (approx. $13.6 million) for heavy-duty equipme…