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Indie Register founders rack up awards

Independent Register c0-founders Corey Friedman and William R. Toler brought home a combined 10 awards from statewide journalism contests in Chapel Hill Thursday night. The two, who currently work for the Richmond County Daily Journal in Rockingham, N.C., won seven … Continue reading

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9 years down the ‘Shabby Road’

It seems a bit ironic that the first issue of the Independent Register rolled of the presses the day following the 36th anniversary of The Beatles’ classic album “Abbey Road.” It wasn’t planned. In fact, it was only just realized, … Continue reading

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It’s that time again…

It hardly seems like eight years since the first grueling weekend of news coverage& late-night layout sessions resulting in the eight-page first effort of a short-lived dream come true. This year’s anniversary post will be a bit different. How many … Continue reading

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The more things change…

It’s now been seven years since the first issues of the Independent Register rolled off the presses at Carteret Publishing. This was after a grueling weekend of crisscrossing Craven County covering multiple community events and local high school football games … Continue reading

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Protesters stand up for ‘offensive’ speech, against penalty

By William R. Toler Dozens of protestors joined liberty activist Adam Kokesh Monday for a protest aimed at a Massachusetts bylaw that fines profanity. Kokesh, a former marine, organized the event outside the town hall after the people of Middleborough … Continue reading

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Six years gone and the dream lives on

It’s now been six years since the first issue of the Independent Register rolled off the presses and was distributed across CravenCounty. A dream of three budding journalists fulfilled after three days of writing, editing and designing. The product of … Continue reading

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Four years ago…

Four years ago, something new came to the “Bear City.” Four years ago, the dream of three young men came true. Four years ago, the first issue of the Independent Register hit countertops, wire racks and crude news boxes across … Continue reading

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Reflection: An inside look

By William R. Toler As the third anniversary of the first issue approaches, nostalgia sets in. Here is a look back…at a look inside Fort Insanity…and the pinnacle of publication of Craven County’s (former) alternative news source: It’s 3 o’clock … Continue reading

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