Yearly Archives: 2019

Shots fired in Monday’s high speed drug chase

PAMLICO COUNTY – On Monday, December 9th, 2019, Deputies with the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged Kenneth Franklin Hill, Jr. with multiple drug and motor vehicle violations as a result of a high-speed chase. Over the past several months the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office has investigated Hill for his involvement in the use and distribution of Methamphetamines in Eastern North Carolina. At approximately 3:30 pm, Deputies noticed Hill operating a 2011 Buick Regal on NC Hwy 55 East near the Craven/Pamlico County line. When deputies attempted to stop Hill, he refused t…

Find a younger you among these old photos?

BAYBORO – A multitude of images from the deep, dark archives of the Pamlico County School System have been entrusted to Gladys Wright of Daily Bread Christian Bookstore. “Why not stop by our store to see if you can find yourself,” suggests Gladys. “There is no charge for you looking, and no charge for your finding the perfect you!” Recently, local resident Trey Stewart, now 24, discovered a familiar young fellow, looking sharp in his baseball uniform. And, more often than not, the County Compass will also feature some of these long-forgotten memories of a bygone era!…