Author Archives: Melissa Oakley

Felony Vehicle Break-in and Fraud Suspect Sought

 The Jacksonville Police Department is asking for your help to identify the man in the attached photographs.  He is a person of interest in a felony vehicle break-in that occurred at CVS located at 400 Western Blvd on Feb. 13, 2018. The suspect stole the victim’s purse, and then fraudulently used the victim’s credit card throughout the city.  There are

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MISSING JUVENILE: Spindale PD is seeking public help finding 17-year-old Terah Hunsicker

MISSING JUVENILE: The Spindale Police is asking for your help to find missing 17-year-old Terah Hunsicker. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 she left her home on Spindale St. Her Foster mother returned home from work and the juvenile was missing. No danger is currently suspected. She has contacted some individuals but will tell where she is. She was reported missing from

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DIX Crisis Center is holding on-site interviews and job fair today and tomorrow after last weeks ceremony

This past Friday, a monumental shift of opportunities opened when the DIX Crisis Intervention Center doors opened the 16-bed facility for the public to tour the facility as well as a beautiful ribbon cutting ceremony with many of our local, regional and state leaders present.   Photographs by Bonnie Roman/The Onslow Beat   With one in four adults and 10%

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One teen arrested and one WANTED in connection to numerous break ins

One teen has been arrested for breaking into several homes and a second teen is wanted in connection to the break-ins. On February 6, 2019 Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Uniformed Patrol responded to a residence on Singletree Court for a report of a breaking and entering in progress. Upon arrival, the suspects had fled the scene and a witness was

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Letter to the editor: Why is it only the 9th Congressional District Race Being Scrutinized?

For weeks we have been hearing about issues with the 9th Congressional District election. Mark Harris leads Dan McCready by 905 votes, but the State Board of Elections has twice failed to certify Harris’ victory. Irregularities concerning absentee ballots and possible ballot harvesting, mainly in Bladen and Robeson counties, have been the focus of investigators, and the sticking point preventing

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