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The food desert problem

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With so much water around the area, it's hard to believe that many areas in Eastern Carolina are food deserts. More>>

Beaufort Co. Community College breaks ground on walking trail

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A new walking trail is in the works for Eastern North Carolina. Beaufort County Community College broke ground this week on a new walking trail, giving the community a place to exercise and enjoy nature.
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Beaufort County candidates taking part in bipartisan debate Video included

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Several candidates in Beaufort County are taking part in a bipartisan debate. More>>

Neighbors shocked after newborn found in trash can outside home Video included

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A newborn is alive after being found in a trash can. The baby boy was found dumped in a trash can outside a Greenville... More>>

Businesses closed on Mondays push some visitors away Video included

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The small business initiative is in towns across Eastern North Carolina, yet some consumers say they can't shop or patronize those businesses because they're not open enough days during the week.
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Fundraiser held for Beaufort Co. tornado victims Video included

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A fundraiser was held Saturday for tornado relief in Beaufort County.
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It's an extraordinary Easter for dozens of exceptional children Video included

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The rain didn’t stop dozens of kids and their families from enjoying a day of Easter activities in Chocowinity.
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Bodie, Cape Hatteras lighthouses to open

Two of North Carolina's best-known lighthouses are opening to the public for the summer season. More>>

Groups aim to combat child abuse Video included

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Child abuse affects hundreds of children in Eastern Carolina every year. More>>

Greenville-Pitt County Senior Games events begin Tuesday

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Tuesday the Greenville-Pitt County Senior Games Program kicks off its Local Games. More>>

Highway Patrol cracking down on distracted drivers Video included

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The North Carolina Highway Patrol is cracking down on speeders and texters this week for Operation Slow Down. More>>

Chocowinity man arrested in meth lab bust close to school

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Beaufort County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man for manufacturing and distributing Methampehtamine from a residence approximately 300 feet from Chocowinity Middle School. More>>

Clean-up underway following eastern Carolina tornado Video included

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The official report on the tornado that hit eastern North Carolina has been released by the National Weather Service. More>>

NWS: EF2 tornado struck eastern Carolina on Monday Video included

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An EF2 tornado tracked across several counties in the east Monday afternoon, destroying homes and damaging others. More>>

Red Cross, other agencies respond to Beaufort County tornado damage Video included

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Beaufort County, especially Beech Ridge Road, was hit hard by Monday afternoon’s tornado. More>>

Community affected by tornado thankful hospital still open Video included

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Many of those injured when the tornado hit went to the Pungo hospital in Belhaven.
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Beaufort Co. wreck turns up stolen items and drugs

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A Washington man is behind bars after a motor vehicle crash that involved a pedestrian.
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New Phone Scams

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The Beaufort County Sheriff's office is warning of an increase in telephone scams.  More>>

Man arrested for shooting at his wife Video included

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A Beaufort County man is behind bars, facing assault charges. Deputies say On April 3, 2014 around 4:30, they responded to a home on Brookshire Drive in Bath in reference to a female reporting that her husband had shot at her. More>>

The brotherhood of law enforcement Video included

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For New Bern Police Chief Toussaint E. Summers, Jr., all of his police officers including fallen Officer Alexander Thalmann are represented by a thin blue line between two black bars. More>>

Turnage Theater reopens in downtown Washington

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In just a few months, a downtown Washington entertainment icon will be back in business.    More>>

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  • Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

    Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:54:29 GMT
    The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
    The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
  • Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

    Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:54:21 GMT
    A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip.
    A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip.
  • Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

    Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:54:20 GMT
    A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to...
    A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to remove or...
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