Monthly Archives: June 2019

Raleigh City Council bans whole-house rentals

Response to proliferation of ‘Airbnb’ in state’s capital By Lindsay Marchello | Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — City Council here has voted to allow people to rent one or two guest rooms, but homeowners won’t be allowed to rent entire houses on a short-term basis. However, bills pending in the General Assembly could block Raleigh and other cities from micromanaging similar short-term rental properties. In a 5-2 vote, the City Council on Tuesday, May 21, passed new rules governing home-stays, otherwise known as short-term rentals. A homeowner who wants to rent out a guest room will h…

Pamlico officials side with Vidant as state Senate leader explains defunding proposition

News Analysis GREENVILLE –  Pamlico County Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution – first drafted by Pitt County where Vidant Medical Center is a huge employer – that opposes a possible cut to Vidant’s state-paid funding. View Resolution The 7 to 0 vote came Monday night after the measure was hurriedly added to the meeting’s agenda. The Pitt County Board of Commissioners wants 29 counties in eastern North Carolina to do exactly as Pamlico County has done – blindly follow Pitt’s bidding on behalf of Vidant – as healthcare costs continue to escalate in the state. Many experts cite Vid…

SMUGGLING DRUGS INTO JAIL LEADS TO 32 MONTHS IN PRISON

NEW BERN – District Attorney Scott Thomas announced that, in Craven County Superior Court today, STUART AUSTIN GAIDOSH, 42, of New Bern, pled guilty to charges arising out of his attempt to smuggle drugs into the Craven County Detention Center, and was sentenced to a prison term totaling 32 to 58 months. Superior Court Judge Imelda Pate presided over this term of court, and the case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Robert McAfee. Gaidosh reported to the Craven County Detention Center following the issuance of a warrant for his arrest for a misdemeanor assault. Once in custody, h…