Yearly Archives: 2018

State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Pamlico County

RALEIGH, N.C. – The State of North Carolina and FEMA opened a Disaster Recovery Center in Pamlico County in the city of Grantsboro. Other centers will be opening soon in the affected areas. The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in the counties included in the North Carolina major disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence and the subsequent floods. Recovery specialists from FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the state and other interests will be at the centers to talk about assistance and to help anyone who needs guidance in filing an app…

Pamlico County Emergency Management

Citizens of Pamlico County, FEMA teams are on the ground and working the areas of Pamlico County that suffered extreme damage. These folks will have identification and FEMA vests on. Feel free to talk with them when they are in your communities as they are the first line of FEMA recovery assistance. Officials are working today to establish a Disaster Recovery Center in partnership with FEMA.…

Message from Pamlico County – Point of Distribution (POD) plan 9/21/2018 3:30 PM:

POD Operating Hours Saturday, September 22, 2018– 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The following PODS will be closed Saturday 9/22/2018: -Lowland -Florence -Mesic -Reelsboro -Oriental -Vandemere The following PODS will be open Saturday 9/22/2018 -Arapahoe at Fire Department ALL PODS WILL BE CLOSED SUNDAY, 9/23/2018 Depending on availability the following items are distributed: Water and Meals Ready to Eat (MREs)…

Message from Pamlico County

This is a debris management message regarding Hurricane Florence. At this time, Pamlico County has permission to pick up debris in unincorporated areas along public roads. Vegetative and construction and demolition debris must be separated into separate piles. Refrigerators and other white goods must have food removed and be sealed with duct tape. Solid waste, household trash is not allowed in public rights of way. Woody debris must be cut into manageable lengths, no whole trees. We are working to have final guidance on private roads and municipalities by September 24, 2018. To get on the…

We plan on putting out a September 27 paper

We plan on putting out a September 27 paper…

Pamlico County Emergency Management – Press Release

Notification of Wastewater Spill in Craven County

House Bill 1160 which the General Assembly enacted in July 1999, requires municipalities, animal operations, industries and others who operate waste handling systems issue news releases when a waste spill of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters. In accordance with that regulation, the following news release has been prepared and issued to media in the affected county: The City of New Bern had a waste water spill September 17. 2018 of an estimated 10,800 gallons from a manhole located at 225 Fleet Street, with approximately 10,800 gallons reaching surface waters of Trent River. Th…

Their not be a September 20 issue

Do to hurricane damage will there not be a September 20 issue of the County Compass. The next issue will be September 27.…

DISTRICT ATTORNEY THOMAS INFORMS RESIDENTS, WARNS SCAMMERS

NEW BERN – District Attorney Scott Thomas is warning all residents of Carteret, Craven, and Pamlico Counties to be wary of a variety of crimes that are typically committed following a major catastrophe, such as Hurricane Florence, and to report any and all such crimes as soon as possible. District Attorney Scott Thomas said, “Following a major event such as the damage done by Hurricane Florence, we typically see most residents – friends, neighbors, even complete strangers – band together and lend a helping hand toward recovery. However, experience has also taught that there a…

Due to inclement weather this week . . .

Due to inclement weather, The County Compass will not print a September 13, 2018 edition. We will return to our normal schedule on September 20, 2018.…
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