Monthly Archives: September 2018

F-35B CRASH SEP. 28, 2018 — MCAS BEAUFORT, S.C.

MCAS BEAUFORT, S.C. (Sept. 28, 2018) – A 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing F-35B belonging to Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 (VMFAT-501) stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort crashed in the vicinity of Beaufort, South Carolina at approximately 11:45 a.m. (EST), today. The U.S. Marine pilot safely ejected from the single-seat aircraft and is currently being evaluated by medical personnel. There were no civilian injuries. Marines from MCAS Beaufort are working with local authorities currently conducting standard mishap operations to secure the crash site and ensure th…

Gingerbread House Contest Plan B – BRING People Downtown

Learn How to Build a Gingerbread House in Class Oct 19 New Bern Historical Society NEW BERN — Getting back to normal is the priority for New Bern following Hurricane Florence. The New Bern Historical Society’s Gingerbread House Contest is moving forward with just that in mind. Florence means there will be some adjustments; it means plan B, which in this case means Bring People Downtown. The imaginative gingerbread creations drew many to downtown windows last year and the Society is hoping for even more this year as merchants work hard to re-open. Executive Director Mickey Miller exp…

Next issue of the County Compass — October 4th

Look for the next issue of The County Compass on October 4th.…

A Disaster Food and Nutrition Services (DFNS) benefits program will be offered by Craven County Department of Social Services

A Disaster Food and Nutrition Services (DFNS) benefits program will be offered by Craven County Department of Social Services at 2818 Neuse Boulevard in New Bern beginning Friday, September 28, 2018 through Saturday, September 29, 2018, then resuming on Monday, October 1, 2018 through Saturday, October 6, 2018 for those who suffered food losses, damage or destruction of the household’s home or self-employment, lost income, or will incur a disaster related expense which will not be reimbursed during the period of September 7, 2018 through October 6, 2018 as a result of Hurricane Floren…

Applications for Disaster Food and Nutrition benefits

Applications for Disaster Food and Nutrition benefits will be taken at Pamlico County Human Services Center located at 828 Main St. in Alliance beginning Friday, Sept. 28, through Saturday, Sept. 29, and Monday, Oct. 1, through Saturday, Oct. 6. Applications will be taken from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We will not be open on Sunday, Sept. 30th. Eligibility is based on available income and resources.…

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…

Pamlico County Emergency Management – Press Release

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