By JOY CRIST At the Jan. 17 Board of Commissioners meeting, the final Classification and Compensation Study from outside contractor, Springsted, Inc., was presented to the commissioners by John Anzivino, senior vice president of the Richmond office. The headline in the report is sure to get the attention of the county’s workforce. Anzivino said the […]

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William Leonard Whedbee

December 23, 1939 – January 18, 2017 FRISCO — William Leonard Whedbee, 77, a native of Frisco, died onWednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. He was the son of the late Zach HarrisonWhedbee and Linda Fulcher Whedbee. W.L. retired from the North CarolinaDepartment of Transportation and was a member of Little Grove UnitedMethodist Church. W.L. is survived […]

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UPDATE:   All five advisory panels vote against shrimp petition By IRENE NOLAN

At a meeting in New Bern yesterday, all five of the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission advisory panels voted to recommend that the MFC deny a petition from the N.C. Wildlife Foundation to strengthen shrimp trawl regulations. However, the fight to preserve shrimp trawling in North Carolina sounds and ocean waters is not over yet. The […]

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Roughly 50 members from the Hatteras Island community – which included Realtors, business owners, surveyors, local insurance companies, and other professionals – attended a meeting on Thursday, Jan. 12, all about the new preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (or FIRMs) that were introduced on June 30 of last year. The meeting, which was held by […]

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