Category: Pamlico County

‘Floating Cities’ help duo hone electrical skills for any vessel

LAST OF 4-PART SERIES By Jeff & Colyn Fleming | 12V Marine In recent weeks, many of you have seen articles about our experiences onboard ‘Icon of the Seas’ – the world’s largest (and newest) cruise ship. We are a…

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Letter Describes ‘Uncontrolled Chaos’ at Oriental Town Meeting

Mr. Martin Spratt, the developer who submitted a rezoning request for an executive RV Park in Oriental, sent the following letter dated (April 12) to the Oriental Town Mayor and Commissioners. Normally these types of letters discussing town matters would…

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Oriental Old Theater to Offer Mega Mother’s Day Concert!

ORIENTAL – Dee Dee King & Friends, seen here Sunday afternoon during a break in the group’s grueling three and one-half hour rehearsal, are expected to ‘sellout’ the theater’s 150 seats on Sunday, May 12. Doors open at 4:30pm. Treat…

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Mother’s Roots In Oriental Inspire Dee Dee King’s May 12 Musical Tribute

Edith Adams – a beautiful, talented and brave young black woman – left Oriental in the early 1960s. Bound for New York City, she was full of hope and spirit, eager to pursue her dreams. In March of 1965, things…

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ISO Rating Crucial in Setting Fire Insurance Premiums

Murky World of Homeowners Insurance         Editor’s Note: North Carolina Insurance Commissioner, Mike Causey, recently issued a statement about Liberty, a small North Carolina town of 2,700 residents, that has achieved an ISO fire rating of 2. …

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The Riggs operate from a Hwy 55 location near Oriental.

Precision Metal Cutting Uses Laser Technology

By Nicole & Stephen Riggs ORIENTAL – We have over 65 combined years of relevant education, skills and experience to take on this laser metal-cutting business venture. Stephen has 35-plus years of experience in the construction and mechanical trades and…

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The father-son duo acted like guests some of the time, with early access to spectacular Icon of the Seas amusements like this colorful, convoluted water park.

ICON OF THE SEAS – Here We Come!!

PART ONE OF FOUR: By Jeff Fleming | 12V Marine LLC ORIENTAL – The FaceBook message said “marine electrical technicians needed for cruise ship, must be available January 3, 2024.” It was Dec 28, just 6 days away? Starting a…

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Sales Tax Hike on Nov. 5 Ballot

PAMLICO COUNTY – Elected officials voted Monday to proceed with a referendum to determine if voters will agree to a ‘quarter of one cent’ increase in the local option sales tax. If approved, the measure could raise an extra $400,000…

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Kaitlynn Mizelle, Ally Leaming, Elijah Pauley, Jackson Callen and Lila Mehring 

Navy Junior ROTC Academic Team of Pamlico County High School heads to ‘Nationals’ for 7th consecutive year!

BAYBORO – The team is traveling on April 20 to Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona, Florida. To prepare, these students give their own time to study at home, meeting during their lunches and after school. What some may not…

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New Eagle Scout Inductees

BAYBORO – Sunday, March 3, a trio of accomplished Scouts (from left): Donnie Campbell, Jaxon Hughes-Layden, and Jason Lee Bond II were recognized during a special Court of Honor ceremony at Triangle Volunteer Fire Department. Scout Masters David Spruill (far…

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Long tentacles of government strangle Amish farmer

By Tammy Dail “Who controls the food supply controls the people; who controls the energy can control whole continents; who controls money can control the world.” –Henry Kissinger LANCASTER, PA – Amos Miller is an Amish farmer who operates an…

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