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  1. Hodges resigns as Lumberton baseball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The Robesonian

    ... ges' final season, winning its first conference championship since 2008 before ending the season with a 3-1 loss to New Bern in the first round of the playoffs.

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  2. Approved budget keeps taxes even, cuts utility costsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... ordinance of schedule fees and charges with the exception of funding for a roof that no one could explain. Former New Bern Fire Chief Bobby Aster also presented a landscaping project for a vacant city-owned lot next to the Firemen's Museum at 426 ...

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  3. Police seek driver in Thursday morning crash; occupant chargedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    New Bern police are seeking the driver and some passengers who abandoned a car after it crashed at 909 George St. early Thursday morning. According to police, a 2014 Dodge passenger car registered to Rental Car Finance Corp. crashed at about 2:30 a.m., causing $60,000 in damage to the vehicle, a light pole and a wall.

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  4. Townhouse opponents take one last stab at projectRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    A group of townhouses at the intersection of East Front and Broad streets has stirred the ire of several people in downtown New Bern for nearly three years and continues to do so even though they are nearly completed. Members of a group of eight citizens who sued the city to appeal the New Bern Historic Preservation Commission's decision to allow construction of the four townhouses asked to be heard at Tuesday's aldermen meeting.

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  5. Second helping: Cilantro's Mexican Grill eyes downtown locationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    The popular restaurant, located at 1708 U.S. 70 in the James City/Neuse Forest area, is planning to open a second location this November at 415 S. Front St. in downtown New Bern. The new location would offer seating for 94 people, a bar area and a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu.

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  6. MemoryCare hosts benefit film screening for families with Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    ... information to family and caregivers. Melissa Sibley is from a tiny town near the coast of North Carolina called New Bern, and will be a senior next year at UNC Asheville. She is a Literature major with an emphasis on Creative Writing, and a ...

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  7. New Bern officially an N.C. Retirement CommunityRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    Andre Nabors, manager of partner relations with Visit North Carolina, a unit of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, said New Bern is the second coastal community in the state to be named a retirement city, along with Edenton. "This will promote New Bern not just as a retirement destination, but for visitation, for healthy living, walking through the city," Nabors said before the announcement.

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  8. Havelock's needs a hot topic during commissioners' work sessionRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... library, Commissioner Liner asked why the other three libraries are being funded at higher amounts by the county. "New Bern gets most of what they ask for and Havelock gets much less than what they've asked for," he said. "I would like to see ...

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  9. Aldermen urged to sign off on Duke buyout dealRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    New Bern customers should soon find out how much a 16 percent reduction in wholesale power costs and a 77 percent reduction in debt payments in four power plants will mean on their electric bills. Graham Edwards, CEO of ElectriCities, met with aldermen Tuesday to discuss the $1.2 billion Duke Energy Progress generating asset buyout that will lower the cost of wholesale power the city purchases as well as retail customers rates.

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  10. Football: New Bern's Becton competing for starting QB roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun Journal

    Dee Becton is looking forward to this opportunity - one to compete for the starting quarterback position for the defending 4A state champions. New Bern's sophomore, who will be a junior when the Bears play their first game on Aug. 21 against Durham Hillside, is heading into the summer as the front-runner to lead the team in 2015.

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  11. Baseball: New Bern names Ellsworth new baseball managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun Journal

    New Bern High School did not wait very long to fill the head baseball coach position left vacant by the retirement of Gary Smith a week ago. Tuesday, it became known that an assistant for Smith over the past two years, Mike Ellsworth, was tabbed by the school to take over the job.

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  12. Letter: It's not all about youRead the original story

    Wednesday | Sun Journal

    In the May 15, 2015 article "Condo procedure has city officials puzzled," Scott Davis, New Bern's city attorney, stated, "If it was anybody but me, it would be quite boring," alarms me. The zoning exception being brought from the Board of Alderman on May 26, 2015, provides a PUD to allow the four Townhouses at 313 Front St. to be subdivided.

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  13. Animal Services: Young girl attacked by rabid foxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WITN

    ... Services says the girl was bit on her shoe, but wasn't injured. "You never know if something has rabies," says New Bern mom Krista Melkonian. "It could be acting just fine and you would never know and then all of the sudden this animal is acting a ...

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  14. Outdoor notes: Wildlife Commission schedules deer-management forumsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Sun Journal

    ... p.m. One, for Wildlife District 2, will be held on June 16 in Orringer Auditorium at Craven Community College in New Bern. This summer's meetings will not replace regulation proposal meetings which will be held in January. The N.C. Wildlife ...

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  15. Outdoor column: Marine fisheries laws are tough to formulateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun Journal

    ... and commercial fishermen. It might sound like a simple task but, as indicated by a public hearing held in New Bern recently, it is anything but that. The Division of Marine Fisheries is responsible for assessing and managing the status of at least ...

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  16. Veteran artist Luper featured at New Bern libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun Journal

    The June Artist of the Month at the New Bern-Craven County Public Library is well-known New Bern artist Tess Luper. Luper moved to New Bern in 1995 and joined the Twin River Artist's League.

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  17. Palace to host Symphony, then prepare for busy month of JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun Journal

    The North Carolina Symphony will return to New Bern Sunday for its annual free concert on the Palace South Lawn. Symphony Associate Conductor David Glover will lead the orchestra in the Sunday 7:30 p.m. "Concerts in Your Community: Your Favorite Light Classics."

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  18. 2013 award-winning Broadway hit comes to RiverTowne stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun Journal

    But unless you have been keeping up with shows along the Great White Way, you may not immediately recognize the next production of New Bern's RiverTowne Players - "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike!" "It won the Tony for best play in 2013 and has since been the most produced show by community and regional theater in the country," she said. According to RiverTowne, "Playwright Christopher Durang fed the pages from Anton Chekhov's greatest hits into a paper shredder and added a chapter of Greek mythology and a trivia guide to '50s pop culture to produce this clever shower of confetti."

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  19. River Bend event helps you prepare for severe weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WITN

    The River Bend Citizen's Emergency Response Team is helping people answer "yes" to that question with an upcoming severe weather workshop. It will be held Saturday June 6 at the River Bend Town Hall from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Town Hall is located at 45 Shoreline Drive in New Bern.

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  20. Pepsi Store honors New Bern Pepsi inventor's birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WCTI

    The Pepsi Store in New Bern is offering up cake and 5-cent Pepsis Wednesday in honor of Caleb Bradham's birthday. Bradham was born in Chinquapin on May 27, 1867, that's 148 years ago.

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