Justice, Lord

Beaufort Man faces drug trafficking charges

On 11/15/2023 Carteret County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Lord Zafir Allah Justice, 49, of Laurel Road, Beaufort for trafficking opium and heroin. Detectives conducted several controlled purchases of heroin from Justice who was distributing narcotics across Carteret County. Sheriffs Office street…

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Oriental Dragon Boat Races Championship Finals

The Fossil Floaters (Nutrien) Team
Gold Medallists
1st Place
Fossil Floaters (Nutrien) Time: 1:16.35
2nd Place
Babes in a Boat Time: 1:22.45
3rd Place
Oriental Dragon Masters Time: 1:23.80
4th Place
Jojo Workin’ Fights Addiction Time: 1:25.59

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Cox, Toby

New Bern man charged with Death by Distribution following overdose death investigation.

On 11/13/2023 Carteret County Sheriff’s deputies charged Toby Christian Cox, 40, of Old Pollocksville Road, New Bern, with one-count of Death by Distribution pursuant to an overdose death investigation. Cox is currently in custody at the Craven County Detention Center,…

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Newport man arrested for child sex offenses

On 11/13/2023 Carteret County Sheriff’s deputies arrested James Anthony Forbes, 40, of Dusty Trail, Newport. Forbes was arrested as a result of an undercover investigation by the Sheriff’s Office Crimes Against Children detectives. This investigation began after numerous child sex…

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Not Your Dad’s Liquor Store
Area’s Newest ABC to Rock!

BRIDGETON – “Here, try a sip of this. I think you’ll enjoy it.”  You may hear those words, or similar phrases, from congenial marketers like Tony Ursone of Outer Banks Distilling who is eager to reserve time behind the unique…

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From left, Paul Brown, general manager of the Craven County ABC Board; and, Chip Chagnon, ABC Board Chairman, flank some large, newly installed shelving.

New Liquor Store to Pull From Bridgeton & Fairfield Harbour

Shelves in place for 22,000 Bottles of Distilled Spirits CRAVEN COUNTY – Perhaps the nickname came from being a chip off the old block – you see, Chagnon’s father owned and operated three liquor stores in Massachusetts. Fast forward six…

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North Carolina Voter Photo ID Requirement in effect

Beginning with the 2023 municipal elections, North Carolina voters will be asked to show photo ID when they check in to vote.  Voters who vote my mail will be asked to include a photocopy of an acceptable ID when returning…

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Trojan Horse threatens USA

By Bill Garrison | News Analysis Editor’s note: Mr. Garrison is a retired insurance executive from Connecticut, who now lives near Aurora. In Greek mythology, a powerful opponent of ancient Greece kidnapped a queen, Helen, and imprisoned her in an…

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School Choice, Part 2 — www.ncschoolsaroundme.com

Dr. Dawn Baldwin Gibson | Executive Director, Peletah Ministries Parents in North Carolina have been empowered with opportunities for selecting their child’s education. However, many parents are not aware of these educational options that are available or even how to…

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Vote to fill vacant seat could be close

BAYBORO – The Executive Committee of the Pamlico County Republican Party has nominated Sarah Davis for the open Township Five county commission seat. Davis is the wife of Pamlico County Sheriff Chris Davis. A decision to accept the Party’s recommendation…

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