Pamlico County Identifies Tenth Case of COVID-19

Pamlico County, NC- On May 28, 2020 at 17:00 hours the Pamlico County Health Department received confirmation of a positive test result regarding a citizen who was tested for Novel Coronavirus {COVID-19) on May 26, 2020.The individual has been in isolation since the test date. Pamlico County currently has One (1) person under investigation for Positive Test Results and Nine (9) persons in a RECOVERED status. Pamlico County Health Department and the Pamlico County COVID-19 Task Force are working at this time to conduct contact tracing under State Protocols to make sure anyone who came into…

Gyms, spas & health clubs sue Cooper over closures

Representative Keith Kidwell is pleased to announce that a lawsuit has been filed in North Carolina State Court to force the reopening of Health Clubs, Gyms, Spas, and Karate Dojos. The governor has had these small businesses closed for two months. Governor Cooper fails to realize is that they are not there as social clubs. They are an essential part of the health and well being of hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians. They are, in fact, where many go to get rehabilitative training and access. The clientele includes people recovering from surgeries, strokes, heart attacks, and many mor…

Multiple Craven County Highway Ramps Closing for Improvements

Closures dates are weather dependent NEW BERN – Several Craven County highway ramps are expected to close this week as the N.C. Department of Transportation continues work to upgrade U.S. 70 to interstate standards. Crews plan to close the U.S. 70 West exit ramp for Business 17 (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard) 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday. As a detour, motorists will continue about one mile to the South Glenburnie Road exit and take U.S. 70 East back to the Business 17 Exit. NCDOT contract crews then plan to close the ramp from Business 17 onto U.S. 70 West 6:30 a.m. Thursday through 7 p.m. Fr…

Pamlico County COVID-19 Case Update – Case number 9 has RECOVERED

The one (1) current active positive COVID-19 Case in Pamlico County has been deemed by Public Health officials as RECOVERED and are off required isolation measures. The criteria for release for Isolation and Quarantine of confirmed or suspected cases is as follows: • Patient has been on Isolation for ten (10} days with improving symptoms and without fever for at least 72 hours or greater without using fever reducing medicine. The recovered patient is now able to continue with daily functions.This positive case of COVID-19 was determined to be related with direct contact of other positive C…

MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE TOUCHES HEARTS IN PAMLICO COUNTY

        Concluding the ceremony, local musicians. Gordon Kellogg on trumpet, and Christine Mele on French horn, offered a duet of the famous bugle call known as Taps.…

Ferry system ramps up crossings on all routes

MANNS HARBOR – The N.C. Ferry Division will offer increased service starting Saturday, due to greater expected demand and the easing of certain COVID-19 restrictions. The new ferry schedule adds round trips for ferries traveling to and from Ocracoke, as well as those between Cherry Branch and Minnesott Beach, and Bayview and Aurora. The adjustments come as Governor Cooper lifts the stay at home order and moves the state to the safer at home recommendation. Also, officials hope to accommodate the increase of ferry passengers that is expected this Memorial Day weekend and into the peak seaso…

Trump sends letter to World Health Organization

This week, President Trump sent a letter to the Director-General of the World Health Organization, outlining 14 serious concerns raised by America’s review of the agency. Click here to read the letter.         a[rel~="mtli_filesize2399kB"]:after {content:" (239.9 kB)"}…

Pamlico County Identifies Ninth Case of COVID-19

Pamlico County, NC- On May 18th, 2020 at 09:00 hours the Pamlico County Health Department received confirmation of a positive test result regarding a citizen who was tested for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) on May 14th 2020. The individual has been in isolation since the test date. Pamlico County currently has One {1) person under investigation for a Positive Test Result and Eight (8) persons in a RECOVERED status. Pamlico County Health Department and the Pamlico County COVID-19 Task Force are working at this time to conduct contact tracing under State Protocols to make sure anyone who came…

Mother, son dead after pre-planned murder-suicide

NEWPORT, NC – The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred in a vehicle on Sam Hatcher Road and Nine Mile Road in Newport, NC. Deputies were called to do a welfare check at a residence located at 563 Gales Creek Road, Newport, NC shortly after 5 a.m. on Friday, May 15th. When deputies arrived, they did not find anyone in the residence. A short time later, deputies located a vehicle belonging to the homeowner parked on Sam Hatcher Road and Nine Mile Road. Detectives said that 55-year-old Mark Andrew Muench and his 79-year-old mother, Catherine Howard Muench, wer…

‘Mini-Mao’ governors trash Constitution

By Eric Noevere | News Analysis USA – As the Covid 19 emergency continues, state governors and local governments are rushing to create little dictatorships in the United States. They hope to convince the masses that draconian repeal of Constitutional rights is for their own good, and necessary for their very survival. This is despite reports from the Center for Disease Control that show a continued drop in new Covid 19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations. Let’s remember that after Hitler was legally elected in Germany, his party legally suspended personal freedoms (private firearm owners…

Deregulation of commercial fishing could become silver lining of virus

On Thursday, May 7, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to secure America’s seafood supply chain. The United States imports approximately 85 percent of seafood consumed domestically. The executive order places an emphasis on the following: Directives to federal fishery managers to streamline rule-making currently in the pipeline to achieve deregulatory objectives. Addressing technical barriers to seafood exports. Expanding and facilitating U.S. authority to better combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and prevent illegal seafood imports that comp…

Small businesses struggle to survive

NORTH CAROLINA – Small business operations across the state are being knocked for a loop. We have reached the point where every extra day of government-ordered disruptions will destroy more and more of North Carolina’s economic backbone. Enough is enough. May God Bless Brantley Norman, Jr. of Oriental:  Last week on April 30, Mr. Norman attempted to re-open his popular restaurant, which was established in 1978. After a well-attended breakfast and lunch in which almost all customers practiced the ‘new normal’ of social distancing, authorities showed up to shut down the valiant effort. Du…

Pamlico County COVID-19 Case Updates

Of the two (2) current active positive COVID-19 Cases in Pamlico County,both cases have been deemed by Public Health officials as recovered and are off required isolation measures. The necessary isolation requirements are being free of COVID-19 symptoms and fever without fever reducing medications for a minimum of 72 consecutive hours. Case #7 identified on 24-April-2020 was cleared by Health Officials at 1500 hours today’s date and was included in the case count on the Community Report released earlier today. Case #8 identified on 8-May-2020 was cleared by Health Officials at 1…

Military flyover supporting local healthcare professionals

  MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. – 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing and Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point will honor healthcare professionals with a flyover across Eastern North Carolina, specifically over Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune, Carolina East Medical Center, and Carteret Health Center, around noon on May 7th. This flyover showcases our continued support to those working on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19. We stand with those who have dedicated themselves to ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of all those who need assistance, especially…
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