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FAYETTEVILLE — The investigation into the murder of a U.S. Army paratrooper at Cape Lookout National Seashore in late May is about to enter its fourth month, and there’s no “releasable” information, according to the Army.

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NEWPORT — On the heels of battling and finally containing the Thursday afternoon Camp Sam Hatcher fire at 150 acres Saturday morning, crews and equipment from the N.C. Forest Service joined Down East fire departments in fighting a woods fire Saturday into Sunday off Crow Hill Road in Otway.

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MOREHEAD CITY — The Carteret County Health Department reported Friday a fox spotted Tuesday has tested positive for rabies, the third case reported in the county since May 31.

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HARKERS ISLAND — Shortly after 1 a.m. Thursday, a sailboat captain anchored in Cape Lookout Bight called 911 to report a fire on a former U.S. Coast Guard station dock. Officials are still investigating the cause of the blaze.

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ATLANTIC — The Atlantic Harbor improvement project is moving steadily toward completion, with work underway to construct a living shoreline of granite and aquatic vegetation around White Point, just offshore in Core Sound.