Category Archives: Olympia

Oriental police officer arrested

Dwaine Moore of Oriental On Thursday, March 23, 2017, at approximately 11:50pm, Pamlico County Communications received a 911 call from a female requesting help and crying. No further details were given during the call and when telecommunicators attempted to gain more information the call was disconnected. Through investigative means, telecommunicators were able to determine who the phone number was registered to and a search led Pamlico County deputies to 403 Freemason Street in Oriental, North Carolina, where the victims’ vehicle was located. During the course of the investigat…

Local student gets nod for prestigious conference

But paying for nine days at Yale tough nut to crack   OLYMPIA – Samantha Arnold, 17, is a junior at Pamlico County High School, and sports a grade point average well north of 4.0. She also exudes enthusiasm for her future career! “I’ve always had a calling to pursue nursing,” she said in a brief interview with this newspaper. “I really like to help people.” And, she added: “Almost all of my classmates say they want to move away after they graduate, but not me. I want to come back to Pamlico (after college) in order to make things better.” This summer – if she can raise the funds …

EGG NEWS

Hen lays a big one in Olympia! But which one ‘dun it?’ With 44 hens and a rooster or two, Olympia resident Ron Casey enjoys his new avocation. He is clearly proud of his flock, but has no idea which chicken should get the credit. “My chickens like to lay their eggs where there are some already laying in the box,” he explained during a recent interview. . “Some of the old-timers around here call all of the squawking and carrying-on, the chickens’ ‘egg-laying song.’ Well, we definitely heard a loud squawk last week, but I can’t tell you which one did it.” Casey, seen above at his gra…
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