Month: April 2022

“Hey little Johnny! Or is it Joanna?”

Local schools move away from just the 3 R’s Parents not notified if student (of any age) changes ‘gender assignment’ BAYBORO – Pamlico County School District reminds me of any typical family. We have our arguments, but in the end…

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Wake goes WOKE!

By Carolina Partnership For Reform WAKE COUNTY – This week, the Wake County School Board approved Millbrook High School’s request to ‘partner’ with a radical organization called “We Are” on so-called “anti-racist teacher training.” We Are, according to its own…

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‘Jawsome’ creature to devour Aurora! Name the Dinosaur Contest

  AURORA – This monster showed up Tuesday to inspect the parade route and tromping grounds of the May 27 – May 29 Fossil Festival where he (she?)  plans to cavort and frolic. Festival attendees can even ride the beast!…

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Down East couple arrested following ICAC Investigation

 On 04/18/2022 Detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested Kelli Wells Harper, 28, of Beaufort, NC. Harper was charged as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigation, conducted by…

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Third in a three-part series:

Electric Vehicle future not quite ready for ‘prime time’

By Dexter Liu ‘Thermal runaway’ is a dangerous condition unique to lithium-ion batteries. Overheating can end up in a catastrophic fire. “Battery fires, what consumers should know,” a Forbes article published September 16, 2021, revealed that while the EV manufacturers’…

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Home Care – A Growth Industry!

HAVELOCK – Last Friday, April 8, United Home Care cut the ribbon for its newest location at  474 US Hwy. 70 West – near Ziggy’s Cafe in a popular shopping center that serves this close-knit community. Home Care is a…

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Intricacies of historic City Hall require pricey and unique elevator design

NEW BERN – Elected officials voted unanimously Tuesday night to finance a $4 million elevator project, which includes a host of related improvements, in order to bring this venerable building into compliance regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Although four…

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Second in a Three-Part Series:

Beware ‘thermal runaway’ in EV battery fires

By Dexter Liu USA – Did anyone tell you — should you be contemplating buying an Electric Vehicle — that, NO, you are not saving the planet any more or less than if you continued to drive that gasoline car?…

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‘We’re off to see the Wizard!’

Join us for this wonderful adventure when a tornado rips through Kansas and Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away to the magical land of Oz. Follow the Yellow Brick to performances at The Old Theater on April 29th…

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Vandemere hosts big ‘THANK YOU’ for hard-working disaster re-builders!

TOWN OF VANDEMERE – This small waterfront Pamlico County community opened its brightly decorated Town Hall on March 23 to show appreciation for those who contributed their time and talents to the Hurricane Florence victims.  These volunteers often slip in…

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Link mentioned in this weeks County Compass

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