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Patient at assisted living center killed after car hits them

Nov. 2, 2018 4:39 PM EDT

KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — Officials in North Carolina say a patient at an assisted living center was killed after he was hit by a car. WITN in Greenville reports the N.C. Highway Patrol said 52-year-old James McCandless of Jacksonville was walking on N.C. Highway 11 near Pink Hill when he was struck around 2...

16 exposed to carbon monoxide at hotel, taken to hospital

Nov. 2, 2018 2:45 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Sixteen people, including one child, were taken to a hospital after authorities say they were exposed to carbon monoxide at a North Carolina hotel. News outlets report that employees and guests at the Holiday Inn Express in Jacksonville were suffering medical problems Friday...

Feds investigate after hackers attack water utility

Oct. 15, 2018 5:58 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Federal and state officials are working with a North Carolina water utility after hackers attacked some of its computer systems. The head of the Onslow Water and Sewer Authority said in a news release Monday that its internal computer system, including servers and personal...

Onslow homeless shelter the storm, return to the streets

Oct. 8, 2018 12:05 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Philip Johnson had been staying at the Second Chance Mission of Hope shelter in downtown Jacksonville for about a year before Hurricane Florence hit. During the storm he found himself with one other resident at the shelter, watching the basement slowly fill up with water. After...

Davidson snaps 9-game streak; holds off Jacksonville 44-37

Oct. 6, 2018 4:09 PM EDT

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — James Story ran for three touchdowns and Davidson built a 35-point lead through three quarters, then watched Jacksonville roar back with 28 fourth-quarter points and held on for a 44-37 Pioneer Football League victory Saturday. The Wildcats snapped a nine-game Jacksonville winning...

The Latest: Lions lead Patriots 10-0 early in 2nd quarter

Sep. 23, 2018 11:03 PM EDT

The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 9 p.m. The winless Detroit Lions could hardly have asked for a better start against New England. The Lions lead 10-0 after Matthew Stafford's 3-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Golladay early in the second quarter. New England does not have a...

Insurance camps to be set up in flood-battered NC

Sep. 23, 2018 5:46 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Insurance camps will be held this week in two flood-battered communities in North Carolina to help storm victims recover from Hurricane Florence. State Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey said representatives from approximately 20 insurance companies and the Federal Emergency Management...

Hurricane floods mix 3.2M gallons of wastewater with creek

Sep. 20, 2018 2:16 AM EDT

RICHLANDS, N.C. (AP) — An official at a water utility company in North Carolina says Hurricane Florence's floodwaters caused 3.2 million gallons of partially-treated wastewater to mix with a creek. The Daily News of Jacksonville reports the Onslow Sewer and Water Authority says the storm's rainfall caused...