Thanksgiving is a day for spending time with family and friends and, yes, enjoying some delicious food. Thanksgiving is also a time to sit and reflect about what we are truly Thankful for. Here is what folks about the town said they are thankful for this Thanksgiving.
Emma Fleming of Aurora says she is thankful for her two little monkeys a.k.a. daughters, Andrea and Hannah Scott who are both thankful for their Mom and their family this Thanksgiving.
Sheyanna Brinson who lives in Jasper but was in Pamlico to do some shopping with her Mother and Grandmother says she is thankful for her Mommy and Daddy.
Seven year old Morgan Hobbs of New Bern plans on spending Thanksgiving celebrating with family. “I am thankful for my family and food,” said Morgan.
Joseph G. Hines Jr. of Orchard Creek Road in Oriental has a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. “I am thankful for the Lord and for just being here to see another Thanksgiving ,” says Joseph.
Dave Dutra and his wife and author, Judy Dutra, who have traveled to Oriental from North Truro, Massachusetts on their commercial fishing boat are thankful for their family and their health. “We are still enjoying life so much and are thankful to be here in Oriental,” says Judy.
Janice Cox of Arapahoe is thankful for her two wonderful boys and the opportunity to live in “paradise” in Eastern North Carolina and for good friends.
“I am thankful for our families, our dogs and good health and safety,” says Jean White of Oriental.