CHERRY POINT — Gov. Roy Cooper paid his first visit as governor to Fleet Readiness Center East aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point to tour the depot’s facility and discuss workforce development Tuesday.
HONOLULU — USS Oklahoma Sailor Edwin B. McCabe, 27, of Newport, was buried Wednesday at the Punchbowl at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
MOREHEAD CITY — County officials announced this week they have hired Brenda DuBose as the county’s new director of Veteran’s Services. She will start the position Tuesday, Sept. 3.
HAVELOCK — Among a large crowd of military and civic leaders, as well as local businesses and civilians, Col. Todd Ferry passed the helm of Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point to Col. Mikel Huber during a change of command ceremony Friday.
NEWPORT — With Saturday the 50th anniversary of man’s first steps on the moon, one town resident remembers playing a part in America’s space race.
CARTERET COUNTY — North Carolina officials have created a research program to examine the potential effects of a class of chemicals that may be present in ground and drinking water throughout the state, while an investigation into the presence of the chemicals here in the county is ongoing.
CARTERET COUNTY — After 24 years of serving the county’s veterans, Hank Gotard is retiring from his role of veterans services officer and director of the county office, effective Sunday.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — “We walk for those who marched for us.”
MOREHEAD CITY — Thursday marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Normandy, also known as D-Day, and the veterans of the Retired Old Men Eating Out group, better known as ROMEO, gathered Monday at No Name Pizza to remember the occasion.
CHERRY POINT — For the first time ever Friday afternoon, an officer in the U.S. Navy took command of Fleet Readiness Center East aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point.
MOREHEAD CITY — As more than 100 residents gathered Monday at the Veterans Memorial in Bayview Cemetery to honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving their nation, it was also a time to reflect on the silent killer of many veterans today — suicide.
MOREHEAD CITY — Many in the county gathered Saturday to show their respect to those who paid the ultimate price for our freedom.
HAVELOCK — About 250 people packed the Havelock Tourist and Event Center auditorium Friday morning for a dedication ceremony and unveiling of a new monument in tribute to the Grumman A-6 Intruder aircraft.
MOREHEAD CITY — As part of a nationwide move to cut back on the U.S. Army’s marine capabilities, the 824th Transportation Company based in Morehead City will inactivate effective mid-August.
BOGUE — Town officials’ goal of acquiring property for a park appears likely to come to fruition by the end of the year.
MOREHEAD CITY — The National Guard armory on Bridges Street is slated to shutter its doors within the next couple of years and be consolidated with a unit in Jacksonville as part of a statewide effort to reduce the total number of armories in North Carolina.
CHERRY POINT — With less than a week left until the deadline for a border security compromise, President Donald Trump’s threat to declare a national emergency to force funds for a border wall have some officials worried that military construction projects are at risk, including one at Marine…
ATLANTIC BEACH — As the partial government shutdown continues into its third week, some local businesses and organizations are rallying to support U.S. Coast Guard employees, who have been working without pay due to the lapse in federal appropriations.