Posted: 07/06/2011 - Much of Eastern Carolina is under an air quality alert for Wednesday. The air advisory is in effect until 3 p.m.
Posted: 07/06/2011 - An air quality alert remains in effect Wednesday until 3pm, stemming from the Juniper Road wildfire in Pender county.
Updated: 07/05/2011 - Harold Hargett says he was mowing his 23 acre field when his tractor fell into a ditch Monday morning, burying it and trapping his leg under the wheel
Updated: 07/04/2011 - It was a step back in time as the Tryon Palace in New Bern celebrated the first Independence Day.
Updated: 07/02/2011 - According to officials with the NC Forest Service a fire in Duplin county ripped through a junk yard destroying 16 cars and a mobile home Saturday evening.
Posted: 07/01/2011 - The North Carolina Forest Service is also encouraging residents to celebrate Independence Day by watching public fireworks instead of using their own fireworks and creating the risk of setting more wildfires.
Updated: 06/29/2011 - Raul Torres pleaded guilty to second degree murder. The 25 year old was accused of murdering Anneka Lasseter, 29, in May 2010.
Updated: 06/29/2011 - A database that helps law enforcement officials fight crime will be rolled out to six Eastern Carolina counties this week.
Updated: 06/26/2011 - Gov. Beverly Perdue has declared a state of emergency for 29 eastern North Carolina counties because of dry conditions and raging wildfires.
Updated: 06/24/2011 - The worst possible air quality is expected this weekend for residents of eight Eastern Carolina counties thanks to two wildfires.
Updated: 06/24/2011 - Thirty-five counties are listed as being within the severe drought. Bertie, Edgecombe, Gates, Perquimans and Wilson counties were added to that list Thursday.
Updated: 06/23/2011 - Duplin County Schools are trying to expand their $300,000 tracking and surveillance system for school buses.
Updated: 06/23/2011 - There is storm damage reported in a couple of counties from severe weather that blew through Wednesday night.
Posted: 06/22/2011 - The state has also cancelled all burning permits, effective at 6:00 p.m.
Updated: 06/22/2011 - The sentencing for a Duplin County man, who authorities say ran one of the worst dog fighting operations that they have seen in recent years, will be delayed.
Updated: 06/20/2011 - Several counties in North Carolina will finalize their new budgets Monday.
Updated: 06/18/2011 - Hundreds of teachers, teacher assistants, and other school employees in Duplin County who thought they were out of jobs will have work next school year after all.
Updated: 06/17/2011 - The 16th ethanol E-85 station opened in the state and it's the 2nd in the east.
Updated: 06/17/2011 - Just eight counties in Eastern Carolina are not under severe drought conditions.
Posted: 06/17/2011 - A man accused of robbing a Jones County convenience store has been arrested and now faces criminal charges.
Updated: 06/15/2011 - Charter Cable has added WITN 7.2 to their digital cable line-up in Duplin County and the Camp LeJeune system.
Updated: 06/15/2011 - The Highway Patrol has brought charges against an elderly driver who they say caused an accident that killed a young father Wednesday morning.
Updated: 06/15/2011 - Jones County says 911 calls are now working again.
Updated: 06/15/2011 - A man who was first listed by lawmen as a victim in a double shooting this weekend has now been charged with murder.
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