Media in Oriental/Pamlico County, NC

Oriental, NC is home to the Pamlico News, a weekly newspaper distributed each Wednesday to coin boxes. Bayboro hosts the offices of The County Compass, a free weekly newspaper on stands throughout the entire county each Thursday. Both publications are available by subscription and maintain websites. Coverage of Pamlico County government and events is also provided by the daily New Bern Sun-Journal. This section explains the television, radio and print media services available in the Oriental and Pamlico County, areas.

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Newspapers, Journals and Magazines

Carteret County News-Times Oriental/Pamlico County Media
4206 Bridges St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 726-7081

The county happenings can be found on the pages of the Carteret County News-Times, published Wednesday and Friday afternoons and Sunday morning. Produced by a staff of local writers, this newspaper is a good source of information for vacationers who want to know the schedules of tours, festivals, kids' programs, seminars,...more about Carteret County News-Times

This Week Magazine Oriental/Pamlico County Media
4206 Bridges St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 726-7081

This Week Magazine (TWM) is considered the ultimate authority on entertainment for the Crystal Coast and has been for more than 20 years. Locals and visitors alike turn to TWM to find out what is happening in the area and region. Each Thursday, free copies are distributed to racks and stands throughout eastern...more about This Week Magazine

201 N. 17th St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 247-7442

Coaster, published by NC Coast Communications, provides an overview of area happenings and attractions. This seven-issue magazine is a comprehensive, full-color guide and offers needed information to residents, visitors, retirees and second homeowners. It also offers features, attractions information, maps, ferry schedules, tide tables and a calendar of events....more about Coaster

210 Vandemere Rd., Ste. B
Bayboro, NC
(252) 745-3155

The County Compass is a free tabloid-size weekly newspaper distributing approximately 3,000 copies to racks throughout Beaufort, Craven and Pamlico Counties each Thursday. The paper reports county and state news affecting local politics, business and life in all Pamlico County communities....more about The County Compass

201 N. 17th St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 247-7442
(800) 525-1403

HOMES real estate magazine is a must-have to locals who are looking to buy real estate or search rental listings. Additionally, HOMES is a helpful resource for those living out of the area looking to permanently relocate or for those searching for a second home in the beautiful central coast region. Four...more about HOMES Magazine

502 Main Street
Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 249-1555

The Pamlico News has kept local events well covered since 1968. A good number of households no longer in the Oriental area count on The News to maintain their weekly connection by subscription. Stringers in several county communities provide weekly columns particular to their local events. Regular pieces on sailing, investment,...more about Pamlico News

Television Stations

Research Triangle Park
Raleigh, NC
(919) 549-7000

North Carolina public television is broadcast locally on Channel 13. Viewers may choose from the public television programs to which they are accustomed along with regional features tailored to the interests of North Carolina residents....more about UNC Center for Public Television

225 Glenburnie Dr.
New Bern, NC 28561
(252) 638-1212

Television Channel 12, the local ABC affiliate, provides comprehensive local coverage as well as ABC programming. Channel 12 produces local programs, including "Good Morning Eastern Carolina" and "Community Spotlight." The station offers local news, sports and weather each weekday at noon, 5, 6 and 11 PM. This station has reporters and...more about WCTI-TV 12 ABC

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