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  1. DA: Man who stole shirts to wear to new job heading to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WCTI

    A man who told investigators he stole shirts from the New Bern Mall to wear to a new job has been sentenced to prison. Mark Ashley, Smith, 47, of Bridgeton, pleaded guilty last week to stealing shirts from the Belk store at the mall, according to District Attorney Scott Thomas.

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  2. Prep roundup, Nov. 24Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... bye, George pinned East Carteret's Brandon Allen 46 seconds into his match but lost 3-1 to John Hawkins of New Bern, who went on to win the weight division. George won by a 16-1 technical fall over Cameron Lester of South Central and a 6-1 decision ...

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  3. Football: Bears' scoring defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... in our defense to come out and get the job done. We do it every week. We have to keep bringing it every time." New Bern (13-0), as it heads into Friday's third-round game versus Durham Hillside, is limiting offenses to 7.4 points per game. Even more ...

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  4. Police: Man stole shirts for new jobRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WITN

    A habitual felon is headed back to prison after he was found with some stolen polo shirts that he says he needed for a new job. Mark Smith, 47-years-old from Bridgeton, pleaded guilty to theft from the Belk store at the New Bern mall.

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  5. New Bern police to step up holiday patrolsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    The part about crime is why the New Bern Police Department is stepping up with its annual Holiday Task Force. The task force consists of a special deployment of officers to provide specific patrol to the residential and business districts during the holiday season, Police Chief Toussaint E. Summers Jr. said in a news release.

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  6. Holiday drives lend helping hands to less fortunateRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... by Dec. 12, with distribution scheduled three days later. Several food drives are planned, including one with the New Bern Fire and Rescue during the month of December, with pickup sites at the two Piggly Wiggly stores in the New Bern area and at ...

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  7. Groups step up for needy on ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... and businesses make sure the needy are fed on the nation's holiday of thankfulness. This year, an anonymous New Bern couple approached the nonprofit charity with an offer to buy and cook the food and provide help with serving the meals, beginning at ...

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  8. County leans toward security over gun banRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... doing what is needed to ban weapons in the building. County Attorney Jim Hicks said an ordinance would need City of New Bern involvement since the building is within city limits. "There are two possibilities: Ask the city to pass an ordinance, or ...

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  9. New cancer care facilities to be built in New BernRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... and UNC Cancer Care are collaborating to bring a new level of cancer care to the eastern region of the state. The New Bern Based hospital said they're planning to build a "new, leading edge cancer center" at the Neuse Boulevard campus, bringing ...

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  10. Seymore Wins Mitchell ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | University of North Carolina

    ... Carolina and earned a spot on the varsity squad last month. He is the son of Noah McKimmey Seymore III, and is from New Bern, N.C. He is a 2011 graduate of New Bern High School and plans to graduate with a double-major in economics and global ...

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  11. UMO prepares Christmas service as gift to the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Sampson Independent

    ... values. The university, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Research Triangle Park, Washington, Jacksonville, and in Smithfield at Johnston ...

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  12. Still standing: Campaign signs outlast electionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sun Journal

    ... vary according to each municipality. While some have rules governing them, others don't." According to the City of New Bern, the signs must be removed within three days of the election. In River Bend, candidates have only 24 hours after Election Day ...

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  13. Seasonal sale: Civitans to open Christmas tree lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun Journal

    Close to 500 Christmas trees were delivered from Sparta last week for the annual sale sponsored by the New Bern Civitan Club. The organization has been selling trees in New Bern for more than 30 years.

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  14. New Bern to consider event to honor Washington's 1791 visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun Journal

    New Bern may get a new event in the spring to celebrate a two-day visit 223 years ago from the country's first president. Among the agenda items, aldermen will consider amending the city ordinance to add a new city-sponsored event called "George Washington's 2nd Southern Tour."

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  15. Bill Hand: Cherries and a New Bern churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun Journal

    ... until Illinois sent Oscar DePriest in 1924. L.C. Vass, pastor of First Presbyterian, noticed when he came to New Bern a year after the Civil War that his black congregants were meeting separately from his white ones and so, over time, he helped ...

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  16. New Bern police seek suspect in Saturday robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun Journal

    According to Sgt. M.L. Bowen, the incident occurred around 8:45 p.m. at the Carriage House Cleaners when an unidentified person entered the business and demanded money.

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  17. Week offers holiday activities, Great Fire anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun Journal

    ... this year's event in coordination with Susan Goodrich, director of Camp Lejeune's Single Marine Program. The New Bern-Craven County Public Library will present Teen Scene: Movie Night - "Maleficent" at 6 p.m. Monday for grades 6 to 12. According to ...

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  18. Locals open homes to Marines for holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... Chartered buses on the morning of Thanksgiving Day will take Marines to communities in Wilmington, Wallace and New Bern. There, Marines will be greeted by their host families and spend an average of about 10 to 12 hours with the family. Steve ...

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  19. Photo Page: Singing for the - Cool Kids'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Kinston Free Press

    Echosmith, a Los Angeles-based band, played for hundreds in Deep Run on Friday. South Lenoir High School won the WITN NBC-7 and Bob 93.3 FM "How Cool is your School" contest last week over three other high schools - New Bern, Washington and Farmville Central.

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  20. Big Four: Southern, Hillside, Chapel Hill, Orange sweep 2nd roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | HeraldSun.com

    Friday night's 4-for-4 sweep through the 3-AA and 4-A playoffs set up three state quarterfinal games at 7:30 p.m. next Friday involving area teams. In 4-A, Hillside will travel to New Bern to face the undefeated and top-ranked Bears.

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