Yearly Archives: 2018

Darth Vader or White Knight?

By-the-book Health Director has friends, foes BAYBORO — On the job less than 18 months — in a post that has seen a revolving door of occupants over the past decade — Pamlico County Health Director Scott Lenhart told his eleven-member advisory board Monday night that he expects an attempt by the County Commissioners to drastically cut funding for his department for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1. “They can’t control me. They can’t control this board. So they are going to try and control us through our funding,” complained Lenhart, who l…

Marine Fisheries Commission to meet May 16 & 17

Regulators may vote on new gear required for shrimp trawls NEW BERN — The appointed nine-member board responsible for regulating the state’s commercial fishing industry convenes at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, with another session scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, 17. Everything happens at the DoubleTree Hotel, adjacent to the Riverfront Convention Center in downtown New Bern. A public comment period will be held at 6 p.m. May 16. Members of the public may speak to the commission on any fisheries-related topic. The chairman will allow each speaker to comment for up to t…

Kimberly Rossi arrested on numerous drug charges

On Thursday, May 10, 2018, Pamlico County Deputies arrested Kimberly Rossi on numerous drug charges. Kimberly Rossi showed up at the Pamlico County Detention Facility to visit an inmate. While sitting in the lobby of the sheriff’s office, deputies realized that Rossi had an outstanding warrant. When deputies approached Rossi and told her she was under arrest, Rossi pulled a pill bottle out of her pocket and handed it to a juvenile that was with her. Deputies discovered that the pill bottle contained numerous different types of controlled medication in the same bottle. Rossi was arrested…
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