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  1. A legend comes to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Union County Weekly

    Two local kids had the chance to travel back in time to an era of hangings and witch burnings as they made their small-screen debut on the Fox television show "Sleepy Hollow." Jack and Tate Hawkes, students at Sun Valley Elementary and Sun Valley Middle schools, respectively, recently spent some time in New Bern, North Carolina, on the set of the popular TV show as extras in two different episodes.

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  2. White's International Trucks to open North Carolina dealershipRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Fleet Owner Magazine

    ... truck dealership that serves customers from the mountains to the coast in the cities of Wilson, Goldsboro, New Bern, Greensboro, High Point, and Mount Airy, North Carolina. The dealership sells and services brands including International Truck, IC ...

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  3. Farm City Day slated for SaturdayRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    Craven County's Fifth Annual Farm City Day celebration is set for Saturday with opening remarks and official kick-off ceremony at 10:30 a.m. at the North Carolina History Center in New Bern. Tom Mark, chairman of the Craven County Board of Commissioners, and N.C. Sen. Norman Sanderson, R-Pamlico, will make opening remarks for the occasion, which also honors 100 years of the Craven County Cooperative Extension Service, one of four main sponsors for the 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. event.

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  4. City looks at ways to cut electricity burden for customersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    With a small group of people standing outside City Hall on Tuesday evening to show dissatisfaction over the city's new utility electric bill policy, New Bern aldermen agreed to implement a program to help with the burden the policy is causing many customers. After repeated protests and a march by 60 to 70 electric customers on City Hall since the new policy went into effect July 1, city staff and aldermen began meeting with utilities staff to find opportunities for people struggling with their monthly bills.

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  5. Weyerhaeuser unveils development plan for Havelock tractRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... in recruiting business and industry is that when you get that opportunity to show off Eastern North Carolina and New Bern, they want the site pretty much ready to go," he said. "They are not in the business of speculating whether they can get what ...

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  6. September jobless numbers improve in areaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... decline from 7.9 percent recorded September 2013, according to the report. The micropolitan statistical area of New Bern also saw a decrease in unemployment in September compared to a year ago. The report shows a 1.3 percentage point decrease in ...

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  7. Halloween parade, concert to highlight area activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    Halloween activities Friday kick off a busy weekend in the area, which includes a major quilt show, a statewide band competition, a Habitat art auction, fundraising 5k, classical music concert and a Preservation of North Carolina tour of New Bern homes. The annual October parade is for preschool-age children and their parents and/or teachers is Friday at 9:30 a.m. at the corner of Broad and Middle streets.

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  8. N.C. Senate District 2Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... Coalition; past member of Pamlico County Committee of 100; past member of the Pamlico County Chamber of Commerce; New Bern Chamber of Commerce and Havelock Chamber of Commerce, past member of Oriental Rotary Club. How long have you lived in the ...

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  9. Football: Game of the Week: New Bern to host Conley in major conference gameRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    While the actual postseason doesn't begin for another three weeks, New Bern football coach Bobby Curlings is comparing these next two games to playoff games. The Bears, a game up in the Eastern Carolina Conference, have the two opponents sitting behind them in the standings coming up.

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  10. Boys soccer: New Bern to host Apex in second roundRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    The majority of that team were freshmen when the Bears advanced to the third round of the NCHSAA 4-A playoffs, a season that ended with a 3-2 overtime loss to Pinecrest. "It's one game at a time right now," New Bern coach Tim Guter said.

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  11. Official reminds voters of amendment on ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Burlington Times News

    ... Pete Brunstetter, R-Forsyth, was seen as a way to increase efficiency in state courtrooms. Rep. Michael Speciale, R-New Bern, was the only lawmaker to oppose it, and is recommending that people vote no. "What would be the purpose of this amendment?" ...

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  12. Voters get say on opting out of jury trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Robesonian

    ... Pete Brunstetter, R-Forsyth, was seen as a way to increase efficiency in state courtrooms. Rep. Michael Speciale, R-New Bern, was the only lawmaker to oppose it, and is recommending that people vote no. "What would be the purpose of this amendment?" ...

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  13. Boys soccer: Bears advance with 6-0 win over Pine ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun Journal

    Tyler Oakley scored his first hat trick as a varsity player as the New Bern Bears opened their postseason with a dominating 6-0 win over Pine Forest in the first round of the NCHSAA 4-A soccer playoffs Wednesday evening at Caruso-Coates Stadium. Oakley, now with a team-high 16 goals on the season, netted goals in the 17th, 40th and 44th minute.

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  14. Letter: For SharpRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sun Journal

    ... Central University School of Law. Prior to her appointment as Clerk of Superior Court, she practiced law with the New Bern law firm of McCotter, Ashton & Smith, P.A., for 12 years in all matters over which the Clerk has decision-making authority as ...

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  15. Letter: For HughesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sun Journal

    Several weeks ago I picked up a Chip Hughes for sheriff campaign poster from New Bern Republican Headquarters that I placed in my front yard. The next morning it was gone.

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  16. Hospice program on grief slated for SaturdayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sun Journal

    ... November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, Smith said. A proclamation has been signed by New Bern Mayor Dana Outlaw. Craven County Board of Commissioners Chairman Tom Mark will be asked at Monday night's meeting for one from the county. ...

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  17. New Bern native shares memories of Skip WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WCTI

    New Bern Native and NewsChannel 12 employee Kelsey Bennett shares some of her fondest memories of Chief Meteorologist Skip Waters. Skip passed away at his home from what appeared to be natural causes, Trent Woods Police Chief Tony Lee said Tuesday evening.

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  18. Basketball: Area hoops teams open practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun Journal

    ... at it as a positive. "It's a chance for some of these other kids to get a bunch of shots up and get in good shape." New Bern won 15 games last season before falling to Raleigh Broughton in the first round of the 4-A playoffs. "It's always a good ...

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  19. Longtime TV weatherman Skip Waters dead at 61Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun Journal

    Skip Waters, who spent more than half his life warning Eastern North Carolina of hurricanes, ice and bad weather, has died. He was 61. Waters, chief meteorologist at WCTI-12, headquartered in New Bern, was found dead in his home just before 6 p.m. Although no cause of death has been determined, police stated that it appeared to be from natural causes.

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  20. Hamlet Tornado Building receives awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... Raleigh. The Gertrude S. Carraway Awards of Merit are named in honor of the late Dr. Gertrude S. Carraway, a noted New Bern historian and preservationist. The awards recognize individuals or organizations that have demonstrated a genuine commitment ...

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