Pamlico County GOP Headquarters in Bayboro Vandalized Again!

Special to the County Compass, October 20, 2016

By Terry Leigh McCune Early Wednesday morning the workers at the GOP headquarters found at least 3 dimpled cracks in their front window where sometime during the evening or early morning hours, person or persons unknown had fired at their facility with either an air rifle or BB gun. The Chairman of the Pamlico County Republican Party, Dave Wickersham issued the following statement: We have had two separate incidents at our Headquarters over the last three weeks that involved a person or...
Politically Un-Correct Hits the Mark!

Special to the County Compass, October 18, 2016

Story and Photos by Terry Leigh McCune This year's annual Goose Creek Island Homecoming Play is a hilarious musical romp through our current political climate. Ronald Rump and Mallory Clayton are running for the office of the Leader of Goose Creek Island.     Rump wants to build a barrier on the bridge to limit undesirables. Mallory wants unlimited access to the island, even stating she would like to build a shoreline condo complex to cater to international c...
Huge ransom payment funding Iranian military

Special to the County Compass, October 14, 2016

On Thursday, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and 17 of his colleagues sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Joseph Dunford regarding their recent testimony in a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. The senators raise serious concerns regarding the Obama Administration’s failure to notify top United States military officials about its $1.7 billion cash ransom payment to the Islamic Republic of Iran, which is designated by the State ...
The Voice of the People for a better Aurora/Richland Township

The County Compass, October 14, 2016

Hello, Aurora/Richland Township! Welcome to our first issue of the “The VOICE of the People for a Better Aurora Richland Township”. My name is Eve Hemby and I serve as a Community Or- ganizer for the People for a Better Aurora/Richland Township. Our role and purpose in this community is simple. We organize activities that bring people together to help make our community better economically. The “People” are anyone in the community working toward common goals. So then, if you are a “...
Matthew flooding likely to top Floyd

Jeff Aydelette, October 12, 2016

Neuse River at Kinston continues rise KINSTON – Dreaded storm surge and vicious hurricane-force winds did not wreak the havoc. This time horrific damage and at least 19 deaths are coming belatedly from North Carolina’s swollen river basins – with the normally placid Lumber River being perhaps the worst culprit. The Neuse River near Kinston has yet to crest where officials expect to see flooding 28 feet above normal levels – toppling the record set by 1999 flooding in the afte...
Newspaper vacation means no Oct. 20 issue!

The County Compass, October 11, 2016

Hang on to your next copy of the County Compass for TWO WEEKS! The ink-stained wretches around here have decided to embark on a brief mini-vacation. It’s off to Atlantic City, New Jersey, for the Ms. Senior America pageant at Resorts Casino Hotel. Look for us to resume publication with our Thursday, Oct. 27 issue – just in time for Halloween and the Elections!
Separate ‘boat washes’ in keeping with town’s long-range vision, say officials

Jeff Aydelette, October 11, 2016

ORIENTAL – This town, which likes to tout itself as a ‘working waterfront community,’ gave the green light Tuesday night for two unrelated boat washes, although state regulatory hurdles remain for each operation. Both Point Pride Seafood, owned by local seafood magnate Chris Fulcher; and Whittaker Creek Yacht Basin, owned by marina operator Knute Bysheim, were required to apply for so-called ‘Special Use Permits.’ As fate would have it, the applications were not coordinated in any f...
A new generation of nurses: Chelsea Huggins

Special to the County Compass, October 11, 2016

WASHINGTON, NC— Chelsea Huggins discovered that everyone is on the same page when they start the nursing program at Beaufort County Community College. The students who have two years of experience as certified nurse aides, and the students who just walked in the door might have the same skills it takes to be a great nurse. This was a relief to Huggins, who at 18, is the youngest student working toward an Associate Degree in Nursing. Huggins came to the community college almost by acc...

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John Woodard, October 3, 2016

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The County Compass, September 30, 2016

State Supreme Court throws counties financial curveball

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Special to the County Compass, September 27, 2016

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Jeff Aydelette, September 23, 2016

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Jeff Aydelette, September 22, 2016

Tillis: ‘End The Red Wolf Recovery Program’

The County Compass, September 21, 2016

Attention Nonprofits! Apply now!

The County Compass, September 21, 2016

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Election bigwigs overrule Pamlico County

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