Monthly Archives: April 2018

HEROIN DEALER PLEADS GUILTY IN MIDDLE OF TRIAL, SENT TO PRISON FOR 11 TO 15 YEARS

BEAUFORT –- District Attorney Scott Thomas announced that JAMES DARON MOORE, 31, of Bridgeton, changed his plea in the middle of his jury trial yesterday, and was sentenced to a lengthy prison term. Resident Superior Court Judge John Nobles presided over this trial, and the cases were prosecuted in court by Assistant District Attorneys David Spence and Ashley Eatmon. Moore originally entered a not guilty plea, and a jury was selected on Monday, April 9, and the State began its presentation of the evidence in the case. When the court took its lunch breach at 12:30 on Tuesday, the State was still…

Couple’s amazing story sets stage for popular Historic Homes tour

WASHINGTON, N.C. — In May of 2005, Ed and Shirley Stone made their first visit to the beautiful waterfront city of “Little Washington,” with no idea this afternoon visit would put them on the path to a labor of love and their forever home. Saturday, April 14, you can meet the Stones as they — and 11 other families — open their homes to visitors in a fundraising effort to support the Washington Area Historic Foundation. Before their trek to Washington, Ed & Shirley owned a historic home in the College Hill District of Greensboro, N.C. and have always supported historic pres…

Congressman warns of nation’s ‘march toward bankruptcy’

‘If you’re in a hole, stop digging,’ urges Jones By Congressman Walter B. Jones Editor’s note: We thank Congressman Jones, who represents North Carolina’s Third Congressional District, for his analysis of our nation’s debt problem. Over the past 14 years, Jones is the only member of Congress to consistently vote against every federal budget that required deficit spending. WASHINGTON, DC — At the turn of the century, Americans had reason to be optimistic about the nation’s fiscal outlook. After nearly 40 years of deficits, the federal government finally balanced its budget. In fac…

Hubert woman charged in Cedar Point Homicide

CEDAR POINT — On 04/06/2018, at approximately 6:40am Carteret County detectives arrested April Lynn Harvey, 56, of 209 Hwy 172, in Hubert, NC with the assistance of the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office for a murder that occurred during the overnight hours of 04/05-06/2018 in Cedar Point. Harvey is accused of shooting and killing her 77-year old-mother, Evelyn Mary Harvey, of “The Villas at Megan’s Bay”, a condominium complex located off Lighthouse Lane in Cedar Point, NC. According to Major Jason Wank, Chief Detective, of the Sheriff’s Office, “April Harvey has been cooperative wit…

Shoddy paperwork on septic approvals

PAMLICO COUNTY – A small army of local officials – and County Attorney Jimmie Hicks — are headed to Raleigh on Tuesday, April 10, to meet with representatives of the state’s Division of Public Health – On-site Water Protection Agency. Last week, the local health department received an ultimatum from that same state agency – an order to mail an intimidating four-page ‘Notice of Intent to Suspend’ to 27 property owners in the Windmill Pointe subdivision. Insiders familiar with the matter blame missing permits and/or inadequate soil analysis reports – a problem that apparently p…