Category: Beaufort County

Well-Known Author Switches Publishers

AURORA – Sherri Hollister is now published by Cushing Publishing. She describes her popular genre as ‘historical cozy mysteries.’ One recent novel has even been renamed – ‘How to Sabotage A Wild West Show’ – certainly an intriguing title! Meet…

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Money in place as Industrial Park for Aurora takes shape

By Clif Williams, Mayor | Town of Aurora It gives me great pleasure to announce that the Town of Aurora has secured funding commitments necessary to build its $2.2 million Industrial Park, and that construction will get underway this spring….

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‘72 Vega ‘Drag Car’ stolen near Aurora

Reward offered for info leading to recovery This valuable vehicle – with roll bars, parachute, and Wheelie Bars — was on a trailer at 189 Mursue Street near Aurora Beach in the vicinity of Hickory Point. Please call Tina Propes…

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Beaufort County Sheriff Deparment to establish Sub-Station in Aurora

Sheriff Scott Hammonds is excited to announce the implementation of monthly Town Hall Meetings throughout Beaufort County beginning in March 2023. The purpose of these meetings is to give the residents of Beaufort County an opportunity to meet with Sheriff…

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Queen of Steamy Suspense | Author cranks out 12 novels in five years!

AURORA –  Sherri Lupton Hollister’s queen credentials are perfectly in tact, based upon the success of her prior tomes, which she describes as “Steamy Small Town Romantic Suspense.” I recently emailed this congenial author some questions about her career. And,…

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Aurora’s ‘strategic plan’ calls for focus on annual Festivals

By Sharon Holland AURORA — The Town of Aurora adopted its Strategic Plan in April 2022, which laid out its goals and priorities for the next two years. The document is the first of its kind for Aurora and is…

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Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office needs help locating runaway teen

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a runaway teen.  16-year-old Imani Thompson left her home in Pantego on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at about 1:00 pm and has not been seen or heard…

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North Carolina Fossil Festival Chomping At The Bit in Aurora

AURORA – As you can see, this creature and some of his Jurassic friends are getting antsy! After months of anticipation, the prehistoric behemoths are raring to romp and roar all over town! But first, the creature shown above needs…

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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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CALLING ALL REPUBLICANS | Beaufort County Convention set for March 5

BEAUFORT COUNTY, NC—“‘We the People’ are called to save our Republic and take America back!” challenges GOP County Chair Carolyn Garris. All registered Republicans in Beaufort County are invited to meet on Saturday, March 5, 2022, at Southern Acres in…

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Red Wolf release planned for eastern North Carolina

Editor’s note: Many large land owners in eastern North Carolina believe this program is doomed due to the inevitable cross-breeding that will occur with an increasing coyote population. The following is an official press release, which faintly alludes to the…

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