Near term Electro-Magnetic Pulse attack rated at more than 50 / 50

The County Compass, August 26, 2016

Make that ‘90 percent chance’ over long-term, says expert Forget GPS directions – EMP will push us back to ‘celestial navigation’ By Gordon Allison Second of Two Parts Editor’s note: Reporter Gordon Allison continues with the interview of Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, Executive Director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security. The interview is conducted by Ryan Mauro, National Security expert with the Clarion Project. Dr. Pry: “Two Congressional Commissions staffe...
Vandemere Waterfront Park Grand Opening & Celebration

The County Compass, August 24, 2016

Welcome Everyone – Free Admission - Saturday, Aug. 27 - 86 Griffin Road, Vandemere, NC 28587. AUCTIONS PUBLIC & SILENT - Sailboats, Power Boat, Dump Truck Backhoe Equipment and MORE!!
Scam Alert – Beware ‘Mystery Shopper’ ruse!

Justin Manjorin, August 23, 2016

Veteran columnist turns tables on would-be con artists Many of you who read this paper know me as the guy who writes about wine, food and does restaurant reviews. Today, I am writing about a variation on a scam to separate you from your hard earned money. Like many of you in our aging population, I am always on the lookout for a job that isn’t too physically demanding and can be done on a part time basis. Recently, I saw an e-mail on my computer from a company looking for a Mystery Sho...
Civility reigns at Board of Elections

Special to the County Compass, August 22, 2016

By Raynor James NEW BERN -- On Monday, Aug. 15 the Craven County Board of Elections held a special called meeting in order to adopt its "2016 November General Election One-Stop Plan." A recent ruling by the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals rejecting North Carolina's Photo ID law necessitated changes to an existing one-stop plan. By the 10 a.m. start time, the meeting room was full, with standing room only – and members of both political parties comprised the audience. Gary Clemmons, chair...
Electro-Magnetic Pulse - Terrorism’s best chance for Western devastation

Special to the County Compass, August 18, 2016

County Compass exclusive By Gordon Allison First of Two Parts UNITED STATES OF AMERICA -- It could be a spring day, or any time of the year. Not a cloud in the sky. Nice breeze stirring. No rain is forecast anywhere within 500 miles. The temperature and humidity are in the low 70s. Then it happens!? Your cell phone dies right in the middle of your call/texting. You reach for the land line phone (then remember you gave it up years ago to save money). You try the radio or TV, but they don’t...
Decline of golf in America factor in community’s decision

Jeff Aydelette, August 16, 2016

FAIRFIELD HARBOUR – Among the first of its kind in eastern North Carolina, this retirement community is expected to convene Wednesday night, Aug. 17, for a vote to decide if it is prudent to acquire two golf courses – one defunct and another ailing – which lie inside the geographic footprint of the sprawling residential site. Myrtle Beach-based MidSouth Golf owns, and once operated, most of Fairfield Harbor’s ‘amenities’ – a term to describe the pools, tennis courts, common ...
Two arrested for recent Breaking and Entering

The County Compass, August 12, 2016

On August 5th, 2016 the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division made an arrest in a series of Breaking and Entering cases that have occurred in Pamlico County since April of 2016. Nathan G. Wood, 28, was arrested and charged with two counts of Breaking and Entering, two counts of Larceny after Breaking and Entering and three counts of Larceny of a Firearm. The arrest was made after stolen property was recovered which led to Wood being named as a suspect. Wood was p...
WELCOME PADDLERS! World’s fastest growing watersport embraces region

Jeff Aydelette, August 11, 2016

RIVER DUNES – Early on Saturday, Aug. 13, this idyllic site will host a beehive of activity. In its seventh year, the Oriental Dragon Boat Festival welcomes 16 incredibly competitive teams. 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 festival organizer, Flora Moorman. “We are so appreciative to Ed Mitchell, president of River ...

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The County Compass, August 5, 2016

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Search warrant leads to arrest of Reelsboro man, indoor marijuana/mush room grow

The County Compass, July 29, 2016

Rescue Squad celebrates 50 years

Jeff Aydelette, July 29, 2016

“Pig” opens in Oriental

The County Compass, July 27, 2016

Dragon Boat - Beaufort, S.C. returns!

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