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Hatteras Yachts evacuated after Monday morning bomb threat

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Hatteras Yachts employees were asked to evacuate the building on Monday after a bomb threat.

Hatteras Yachts employees were asked to evacuate the building on Monday after a bomb threat.

The company was shut down for most of the day and hundreds of employees were sent home as police searched the facility for an explosive device after a threatening call was made around 7:45 a.m.

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation Bomb Squad found no suspicious devices during their search.

A criminal investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the New Bern Police Department.

Annette is originally a Midwest gal, born and raised in Michigan, but with career stops in many surrounding states, the Pacific Northwest, and various parts of the southeast. She has been involved in the media industry in eastern North Carolina for more than three years. An award-winning journalist and mother of four, Annette moved to ENC to be closer to family – in particular, her two young grandchildren. It’s possible that a -27 day with a -68 windchill in Minnesota may have also played a role in that decision. In her spare time, Annette does a lot of toddler and baby cuddling, reading, designing costumes for children’s theater and producing the coolest Halloween costumes anyone has ever seen. She has also worked as a diversity and inclusion facilitator serving school districts and large corporations. It’s the people that make this beautiful area special, and she wants to share those stories that touch the hearts of others. If you have a story idea to share, please reach out by email to westona@cravencc.edu.