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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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A look back at 2013

Another year is in the can and another begins. That means it’s time for another obligatory year-in-review story, or as Contributing Editor Corey Friedman says: “It’s time to do this thing we do infrequently.” [We haven’t done one the past … 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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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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