Yearly Archives: 2019

Crab meat valued at more than $4 million falsely labeled

Imported product from foreign sources touted as ‘Product of USA’ WASHINGTON, NC – Phillip R. Carawan of Columbia, North Carolina, pleaded guilty this week in federal court in New Bern on charges that his company, Capt. Neill’s Seafood Inc., at Carawan’s direction, falsely labeled millions of dollars’ worth of foreign crabmeat as “Product of USA.” “Today’s plea helps to ensure that American fishermen and consumers are not defrauded,” said Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey Bossert Clark for the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division. “We are proud to partner…

Detectives arrest 3 after search of Williston house

WILLISTON – Narcotics detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office and Morehead City Police Department arrested three people after serving a search warrant at a house located at 361 Donnie Davis Road Williston on Friday, August 9. Detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office served the search warrant, after the Carteret County Special Response Team entered the house and secured the scene. Stacy Dee Willis, 33, faces several drug charges including trafficking heroin, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver methamphetamine, sell methamphetamine, de…

Pamlico Community College: Ranked No. 2 in America!

GRANTSBORO – Pamlico Community College has been notified that it is now nationally ranked as the second-best community college in America. This is an improvement over this past year when the college was rated the nation’s third-best community college. Pamlico Community College is the only community college in America to be rated one of the nation’s top three two years in a row. SmartAsset, a New York-based personal finance technology company, utilized data from the U.S. Department of Education from 796 community colleges representing every state across America. The company reviewed th…