Yearly Archives: 2019

WATER OUTAGE — has been cancelled.

Due to Hurricane Dorian, the planned water outage scheduled for 9/4/2019, has been cancelled. We will update you when the project is rescheduled. On Wednesday, September 4, 2019 beginning at 9:00 a.m. water service will be interrupted to water consumers located in the following areas: • Scott Town Road • Neuse Road from the intersection of Prescott Road to the intersection of Goose Creek Road. NC DOT contractors will be performing waterline tie-ins related to the road relocation project in the New Bethlehem Church and Millpond curve vicinities. The outage is expected to last from 9:00 a.m.…

Sex alleged between high school coach and student

PAMLICO COUNTY — District Attorney Scott Thomas said Kara Ann Walton, 33, of Pamlico County has been charged with Felony Sex Act With A Student and Felony Indecent Liberties With A Student. The warrant alleges the date of offense to be March 24, 2019 through June 11, 2019. The warrant was issued on August 19, 2019 and Walton turned herself in to be served with the warrant on August 23, 2019. Walton appeared in Pamlico County Court on August 23, 2019 for her first appearance. The next court date is September 6, 2019. At the time of the alleged conduct, Walton was a teacher and coach at Pamlico Co…

Car impaled by tree. Injured motorist pulled from vehicle.

Rescue personnel from the Reelsboro Volunteer Fire Department extracted the injured driver of an older model Ford Expedition after a horrendous single car accident Tuesday afternoon in the 8500 block of Highway 55. Shortly after 3 pm, the east bound vehicle apparently veered across two lanes of west bound Highway 55, down a steep embankment, plowing thru a small stream before being impaled by the long stump of tree, probably felled months earlier by either a storm or hurricane. “We had to pull him out,” said the captain of Reelsboro VFD. “He is in an ambulance on his way to the hospital.” The con…

CRAAAACK!?

BAYBORO – Thanks to Mesic resident Lori Robinson who recently sent this photo of a precarious limb dangling over heavily traveled Hwy. 304. The tree, apparently trimmed one or more times by utility crews, is near the Bayboro town line. A house beside the tree displays a 715 street address. Robinson is particularly attuned to overhead dangers ‘cause I had one fall on my truck as I was passing,” she wrote in an email. Although leafy limbs shrouding roadways are not unusual in rural Pamlico County, this particular example seems egregious. Robinson says that she and other motorists will sometimes…