Category: Municipalities

Joan Leary retires from Town of Bayboro

After decades of loyal service, Joan Leary has stepped down as Town Clerk. In a well-attended ceremony Tuesday evening, citizens and elected officials praised Leary as multi-talented, congenial, and detail-oriented. All agreed that her ever present smile, and cheerful nature…

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System Pressure Advisory | Pamlico County

System Pressure Advisory The water consumers of Pamlico County Water System are experiencing periods of low pressure and outages in the distribution system due to a waterline cut. Water department contractors are making repairs to the system. The following areas…

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County Responds to Water Quality Complaints in Reelsboro area

Pamlico Water Advisory

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Officials give sewer system $500K Proposed new library gets zilch

BAYBORO – No one put it quite this way, but maybe the unanimous thinking Monday night among the seven Pamlico County Commissioners was that our neck of the woods needs an expansion of sewage treatment more than a spanking new…

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Award spotlights New Bern’s ‘secret weapon’

Brenda E. Blanco, City Clerk for New Bern, hasthe distinction of being named to the 2021 Municipal Clerks Honor Roll. General Code began this special recognition program in 2001 to honor the unsung heroes of our communities — Municipal Clerks!…

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Rally planned in Town of Beaufort to oppose government sale of water utility

Carteret County For Public Water | www.CC4PW.org TOWN OF BEAUFORT – The State of North Carolina has been pushing for consolidation and regionalization of Water & Sewer systems to help reduce costs, rates, and improve water quality. In December of 2019,…

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Utility considers sale | Opponents quickly rally

TOWN OF BEAUFORT —   Carteret County for Public Water is a group of concerned citizens, formed as a response to the pending sale of the now county-owned Water System. We have a common goal —  look for transparency on…

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Groundwater tough to swallow?

RALEIGH – Here’s your chance to complain! Once every three years, state law requires regular reviews of groundwater water quality standards. Next week’s Feb. 2 public hearing is ‘virtual;’ however, written comments can also be submitted by email or through…

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County bites financial bullet $3 million plus approved for water system

Pesky ‘hardness’ of aquifer likely to remain a problem All of Pamlico County – with the exception of Oriental and homes with their own wells – relies upon the Water Department. The utility operates as an ‘enterprise fund’ — a…

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