Monthly Archives: July 2018

HEROIN DEALER SENT TO PRISON FOR 7 TO 10 YEARS

NEW BERN — District Attorney Scott Thomas announced that DEMETRICE DEVELLE POLLARD, 39, of Plymouth, North Carolina, entered a guilty plea in his heroin trafficking cases in Craven County Superior Court last week, and was sentenced to prison for approximately 7 to 10 years. The cases were prosecuted in court by Assistant District Attorney Chekesha Hukins, and Superior Court Judge Josh Willey presided. In August, 2016, narcotics investigators with the Havelock Police Department, the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office, and the Morehead City Police Department conducted a contr…

PAMLICO COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT CONVICTIONS

BAYBORO – District Attorney Scott Thomas announced the following convictions and sentences obtained in Pamlico County Superior Court during last week’s term of court. Superior Court Judge Cy Grant presided over this term, and the cases were prosecuted in court by Assistant District Attorney Christy Hawkins. STANLEY EUGENE BOONE, 52, of Oriental, pled guilty to four counts of Sale of Methamphetamine. The Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office conducted a series of undercover controlled buys of methamphetamine from Boone using a confidential informant, and Boone sold meth on each of t…

Part 3 in a series: ‘Insane path of uncontrolled wireless expansion!’

News Analysis USA – Research, scientific studies, news reports – all questioning the safety of wireless radiation – have recently come together, much like a snowball that might begin its descent at the top of a massive ski slope. But somewhere on that slope is a consortium of telecommunications providers – a type of Sasquatch – throwing huge amounts of money and effort into implementing new 5G networks! Sasquatch’s goal is to squash that snowball. Why? Because any growing group of naysayers has the potential to derail looming technology known as 5G – expected to transmit wire…

Oriental Dragon Boat Festival Saturday, Aug. 11 at River Dunes

RIVER DUNES – Two popular and well known local teams – the Oriental Dragon Boat Club and Pamlico County Boy Scout Troop 683 – are expected to be crowd favorites, as the well-attended festival once again heads to spacious Grace Harbor Marina of River Dunes. The event, now in its ninth year, always welcomes these rock-solid squads, according to Festival organizer Flora Moorman. “We just appreciate so much what the ‘Dragon Masters’ (club team) and the ‘Wave Riders” (Boy Scouts) bring to the festival each year,” said Moorman. “Because the Dragon Masters practice weekly on…

‘I am the canary in the coal mine!’

Editor’s note: In Part 2 of our series, we thank Judi Wills of Alliance for this e-mail. Here, Ms. Wills offers her frank and alarming response to a front page article last week highlighting health concerns over the growing prevalence of wireless radiation in our daily lives. NORTH CAROLINA – Thank you for bringing the subject of the Smart Meters to the general public’s attention. It has been a fear of mine that it would make its way to our area. As a resident Pamlico County “canary in the coal mine,” I feel I can share my personal experience. Being born in Pennsylvania to a coal m…

What is Environmental Health? Public Health – Part II

By Scott Lenhart, Director | Pamlico County Health Dept. BAYBORO – Environmental Health is just one Division within Public Health. So, what does environmental health mean to you? Many automatically think restaurant inspections or septic tanks. According to the NC Environmental Health Division website, the mission of the Environmental Health Section  is to “safeguard life, promote human health and protect the environment through the practice of modern environmental health science, the use of technology, rules, public education and above all, dedication to the public trust…

Pamlico Partnership for Children serves as resource for young families

BAYBORO – Pamlico Partnership for Children is honored and excited to serve the children and families of Pamlico County. We strive to bring together the whole community, including parents, teachers, and child care providers to create positive change for our children. It is said that “it takes a village!” Our efforts are to bring the Pamlico County Village together for positive outcomes. Several programs are well known among young families. First, Partnership Playgroup is a fun group for children ages 0-3 and their caregivers. Children learn through play and socialize with other ch…

Softball squad bound for Babe Ruth World Series

By Jessica Barton WE NEED YOUR HELP! Our Pamlico Babe Ruth League’s 14U softball players have earned their way to the Babe Ruth World Series but we need sponsors and donations to get us there! Starting July 19 in Jensen Beach, FL (near Miami) our girls, ages 14 & under, will be playing against teams from around the country and the world! Show your support and Pamlico Pride by contributing any amount to ensure our talented players and coaches get to this once-in-a-lifetime World Series – and we’ll support you right back! We’re making a huge banner highlighting all of our sponsors and d…

As 5G looms, concerns over wireless radiation mount

Customers may now ‘opt out’ of Duke Energy smart meters But state legislatures quietly being lobbied to grease rails for 5G ‘Generation Zapped’ movie claims young people at risk! First in a series: NORTH CAROLINA – In a way, we have only ourselves to blame. Our brains and bodies are constantly being pummeled by electromagnetic radiation. Yet, we insist upon incessant, round-the-clock, 24/7 wireless communications, streaming video, gigabytes of airborne information, smart phones worn like clothing, and Wi-Fi delivery of all things Internet! But wait! On the horizon is the pr…

DRUG TRAFFICKER PLEADS GUILTY, GOES TO PRISON

NEW BERN – District Attorney Scott Thomas announced that, in Craven County Superior Court last week, JOSE ALEJANDRO LINARES, 26, of New Bern, pled guilty to seven felony drug-related offenses, and was sentenced to prison for 70 to 93 months (approximately 6 to 8 years). The cases were prosecuted in court by Assistant District Attorney Chekesha Hukins, and the presiding judge was Superior Court Judge Charles Henry. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) received information regarding a shipment of narcotics scheduled to be delivered in Craven County, The SBI requested…
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