Daily Archives: March 25, 2020

UPDATE | North Carolina Not Like New York City

By Eric Noevere | Nurse Practitioner Editor’s note:  Mr. Noevere is a long-time resident of Pamlico County. Now that we are into the second week of the declared states of national and state emergency how are we faring here in North Carolina? In our state, people who can are telecommuting, schools are closed until May, no dine-in at restaurants, while take out and drive through are okay. No gatherings of more than 50. There are disruptions but in the local area stores are fairly well stocked. Gas stations, garages are open.  Many states have had less than a hundred cases, we have had 398 and so far an…

White House reaches deal on massive stimulus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “Lawmakers and the Trump administration reached an agreement on an estimated $2 trillion stimulus package aimed at shielding the U.S. economy from the worst consequences of the coronavirus pandemic,” Joshua Jamerson and Andrew Duehren report for The Wall Street Journal. The relief package “will provide direct financial checks to many Americans, drastically expand unemployment insurance, offer hundreds [of] billions in loans to both small and large businesses, and provide health care providers with additional resources as the virus spreads.”…

Four people on probation in Pamlico County arrested for parole and drug violations.

The Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office and NC Probation/Parole recently teamed up and conducted searches of offenders. During these searches’ drugs, guns and US Currency was located. Most of these offenders are currently on probation or parole for drug violations. The home of Demario Tyair Himbry was searched as a part of his stipulations of being placed on probation/parole. He was arrested and charged with the following: Demario Tyair Himbry, 33, of 20591 NC HWY 55 EAST, ORIENTAL NC. Charge: Possession of Firearm by Felon Bond: No Bond- Parole Violation During the search at HIMBRY’s reside…