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Friday, June 23, 2017
061417Turkeys

Youth fatten turkeys to compete at NC State Fair

June 23, 2017

 

Two teens from Shawboro brought home six fluffy baby turkeys in June with one goal in mind. Madisyn and Brooke DeCant want their poults to grow big -- and fast.

With about four months until the N.C. State Fair, the DeCant sisters are feeding and watering their flock in hopes of raising…


What a splash!: Visitors give H2OBX Waterpark 'wave' reviews

June 22, 2017

POWELLS POINT — Nick Timberlake has been to a couple of massive waterparks in his native Ohio. So he was looking forward to slipping and sliding on the brand new H2OBX Waterpark in Powells Point.

Timberlake, who was among the waterpark’s first visitors after it opened on Thursday, said…


Victim of Camden house fire expresses gratitude for support

June 22, 2017

CAMDEN — A Camden County woman who escaped with her daughter from a fire that severely damaged their home this week says her family has been the recipient of overwhelming community support.

Christina Pennington expressed gratitude during a phone interview Wednesday for the calls and messages…


Owens to perform at Base EC on Aug. 4

June 21, 2017

A rising country music singer will perform at Base Elizabeth City this August to help the U.S. Coast Guard celebrate its birthday. 

Shane Owens will perform Aug. 4 on base as part of the Coast Guard’s upcoming 227th anniversary celebration. Webster Public Relations, the firm that…