UPDATE: Crews searching for elderly couple in the Pamlico River

A big search is underway following a report of two people missing in the Pamlico River.

All of the available cats and dogs at Pitt County Animal Services were adopted Saturday as part of a nation-wide Clear the Shelter's event, Animal Services Director Michelle Whaley said.

Hundreds of students are now moving into their dorms after a late night agreement Friday addressed fire safety concerns at UNC-Asheville, according to a news release from Chancellor Nancy Cable.

Everyday Jessica Shively brings memories of war to Trail of Faith Farm in Jones County, but she uses those memories to help her fellow veterans, especially those battling with PTSD.

Matt's Forecast: Scattered showers and a few storms through the night

Mild North Carolina winters could mean more armadillos

North Carolina police probe Confederate monument vandalism

NCEL 08-18-18

ECU holds 2nd preseason football scrimmage

Weather Authority Forecast 8-19-18

Local organizations host back-to-school giveaways

STUFF THE BUS: Beaufort County looking for school supply donations

NCEL Drawing 08-18-18

New report shows the number of wild horses on Shackleford Banks is increasing.

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

Silver Alert issued for Craven County woman

Habitat for Humanity in Craven County highlighted on National Non-Profit Day

Jacksonville Police Department happy to lose federal crime grant this year

Professors at ECU will not see any pay raises this year

Statesville man dies in Beaufort County crash that also killed at least one dog

Thousands of dead fish found in Pamlico River

NCEL Drawing 08-17-18

Four kilos of cocaine seized on I-95 after traffic stop

Pitt County deputies charge man in roofing scam

DO YOU KNOW ME? Emerald Isle police say woman is 'person of interest' in store theft

63-year-old man charged with indecent liberties with a child

Aretha Franklin's funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

North Carolina government revenues see another upward tick

Colorado man accused of killing family makes first court appearance

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