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ENC to get its first Bearcat

By William R. Toler Jacksonville residents beware: the police are getting a tank. Jacksonville city council members unanimously voted to approve the police department’s purchase of a Lenco Bearcat. According to some attendees of Tuesday night’s meeting, the decision had … Continue reading

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Bearcats on the prowl in ENC

By William R. Toler Eastern North Carolina could see a few Bearcats roaming the streets in the near future. No, it’s not a panther on steroids. It’s a military-style assault vehicle, a species which is multiplying in cities and small … Continue reading

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Man arrested for trying to report suspected crime

By Carlos Miller Photography Is Not a Crime John Nix pulled out his cell phone after spotting what he thought was a gang of thugs mugging a man in the parking lot of a North Carolina shopping mall last week. … Continue reading

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Other colleges still smoker friendly

By William R. Toler Despite Craven Community College’s heavy handed campus-wide smoking ban, there are two local community colleges that are somewhat smoker friendly…for now. The Jacksonville Daily News reports that Coastal Carolina Community College and Carteret Community College will … Continue reading

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