Over the last several weeks, The Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office received 13 reports of batteries and other boating supplies being removed from boats in the Goose Creek Island Community (Hobucken and Lowland) of Pamlico County. Investigators with The Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office began conducting interviews and collecting evidence left at the crime scenes. As a result of the investigation, Troy R. Godwin, 45 of Hobucken, NC was arrested and charged with numerous crimes. Investigators recovered approximately 20 batteries during the investigation.
Troy R Godwin was charged wi…
October 18, 2016 | By Special to the County Compass
Story and Photos by Terry Leigh McCune
This year’s annual Goose Creek Island Homecoming Play is a hilarious musical romp through our current political climate.
Ronald Rump and Mallory Clayton are running for the office of the Leader of Goose Creek Island.
Rump wants to build a barrier on the bridge to limit undesirables. Mallory wants unlimited access to the island, even stating she would like to build a shoreline condo complex to cater to international clients.
There are senior citizens robbing banks and men dressed as women coming out of the new “Transformers…
On the ground: Residents have a different perspective
Ducks have been flying over Goose Creek Island even before 1750.
Ouch! Many on the Island, think the corner of this new duck impoundment seems a bit too close to an existing home.
GOOSE CREEK ISLAND – From the air, this remote northeast corner of Pamlico County looks like an ideal stopping spot for migratory waterfowl cruising the Atlantic Flyway, especially so in recent years with an unprecedented proliferation of man-made duck impoundments. However, down on the ground, these shallow, flooded feeding grounds – designed to attract…
Ladies in the cast pose before their routine. “Crab Potter” feels good and the girls just love him! These old scarecrows could think “if they only had a brain!”
By Jeff Aydelette | Staff Writer
GOOSE CREEK ISLAND – This resilient community, put to the test last August by Hurricane Irene, has come together for the 37th time to produce its traditional Homecoming Play: “That’s What I Think.”
To be presented Oct. 18, 19, and 20 at the Community Center in Hobucken, all performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for children under 12, and free fo…
This harvest festival in Barbados was originally celebrated in the 1800s by slaves at the end of the sugar-cane harvest. Today, Crop Over is a civic celebration which takes place during the last three weeks of July and usually ends on the first Monday in August. There are historical displays, craft shows, fairs, open-air concerts, calypso music and dancing, and “stick licking”—a self-defense sport similar to fencing. The first Monday of August is the finale, known as the Kadooment, which includes the judging of costumed bands at the National Stadium and a grand calypso procession. More…