Craven County Newswire

Craven County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Craven County, NC.

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  1. Engagement: Meredith Leigh Jenkins/Steven Thomas GilmoreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun Journal

    ... bridegroom-elect graduated from New Bern High School and attended Craven Community College. He is employed by Craven County. G. Michael and Bryson B. Jenkins of Trenton announce the engagement of their daughter, Meredith Leigh Jenkins, to Steven ...

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  2. School district, former teachers face lawsuit in near-drowningRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    The Craven County Board of Education and two former teachers have been hit with a lawsuit nearly three years after a Havelock High School senior nearly drowned on a field trip sponsored by the school. The suit was filed by Kellum Law Firm in Craven County Superior Court on behalf of the victim, Glenn Poole Jr., against the Board of Education, Robert Thomas and Meribeth Praml.

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  3. List: Five surprising ways your tax money is spentRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    Sure, your taxes in Craven County help pay for school needs, child health and public safety, but county funds cover the costs of many items you may not think about. Here's a list of a five of the most peculiar items included in this year's budget: When crime goes up, so do costs associated with it.

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  4. Faith-based partnership aims to reduce violence and crimeRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... by reporting suspected illegal activity to the New Bern Police Department's TIPS line at 252-636-5034 or the Craven County Crime Stoppers line at 633-5141. For additional information, please contact Lt. Ronda Allen, Public Information Officer at the ...

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  5. Tom Glasgow: The disease that preys on your pecansRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... As noted last time, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services with support from Craven County Extension will present a Pesticide Disposal Event on June 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The location will be the side parking lot of the ...

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  6. Rabid fox attacks Vanceboro girlRead the original story

    Thursday | Sun Journal

    Craven County had its first encounter with a rabid animal for 2015 last week when a fox tried to bite a girl who was playing on her porch on Bear Hole Road in Vanceboro. "From what the family was saying, they had noticed the fox in the area, kind of staggering around and not acting right," Trinity Smith, Craven County animal control supervisor, said of the incident.

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

    Wednesday May 27 | Sun Journal

    ... June 2 - The Twin Rivers Paddle Club will hold their regular monthly meeting in the Commissioners' Room in the Craven County Administration Building on Craven Street in New Bern beginning at 7 p.m. More information is available online at ...

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

    Wednesday May 27 | 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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  9. Palace to host Symphony, then prepare for busy month of JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Sun Journal

    ... a picnic buffet dinner preceding the concert to support the North Carolina Symphony's educational concerts in Craven County. The picnic will be held at the North Carolina History Center at 5 p.m. Picnic attendees receive dinner, reserved parking at ...

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

    Wednesday May 27 | WITN

    ... uestions about severe weather such as hurricanes, tornadoes and flooding. Other speakers include Stanley Kite, Craven County's Emergency Services Manager, as well as Sergeant Sean Joll from the River Bend police department.

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  11. Police respond to scene of 3-car wreck in Craven CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | WCTI

    Police respond to the scene of a 3-car wreck in Craven County. According to Officer Williams with the New Bern Police Department, it happened on Highway 43 in New Bern in front of the Hess gas station.

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  12. Craven County veterans remember those who made the ultimate sacrificeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | WITN

    ... who died at home and abroad protecting the freedom of this country were honored at the cemetery today. The Craven County Veterans Council hosted the ceremony. Chairman Owen Smith told us this is a day to remember those men and women who stood beside ...

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  13. Craven board to hold budget work session TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Sun Journal

    ... the Administrative Building at 406 Craven St., New Bern. It is expected to last until around 5 p.m. The full Craven County budget proposal can be accessed online at: ...

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  14. Paddlers take in natureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Sun Journal

    ... and nature as they idled along. The annual three-day Pamlico paddling event (whose paddlers also edged into Craven County) began Saturday and was to continue Sunday and Monday. There is no charge or pre-registration: pack your kayak, a bag lunch and ...

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  15. No rest stop for the wearyRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Sun Journal

    The N.C. Department of Transportation demolished the old rest stop on U.S. 17 in Craven County on Friday. Motorists traveling on U.S. 17 to the coast now will no longer have a rest stop between Morehead City and Chocowinity.

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  16. Fired trooper takes Highway Patrol to Supreme CourtRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Sun Journal

    ... Michael McGuinness. Wetherington, a 2005 New Bern High School graduate, was hired as a state trooper in Craven County in 2007. Despite high ratings for his performance, he was fired in August 2009 when he was caught in a lie about how he lost his ...

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  17. Tom Glasgow: Pesticide disposal event set for June 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Sun Journal

    A pesticide disposal opportunity has been scheduled for June 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Craven County Agricultural Building, located in the Industrial Park at 300 Industrial Drive. This free event is intended for pesticides only and does not include miscellaneous household hazardous waste.

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  18. Judi Lloyd: Leafy greens are not just for saladsRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Sun Journal

    ... all your emails with questions and comments on what's happening in your yards. Don't forget that the Craven County Master Gardeners are available every Thursday from 9 a.m. until noon to answer gardening questions. You can call 633-1477 or stop by ...

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  19. BOE briefed on upcoming, potentially dangerous field tripsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Sun Journal

    Craven County Board of Education members are expected to vote on a number of policies including athletics, field trips and academics during their 6 p.m. Thursday meeting, which will take place at Grover C. Fields Middle School. During their four-hour work session held Tuesday, board members discussed many of the items that will be voted on Thursday.

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  20. Crackdown on tactical gear has local effectsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Sun Journal

    ... trust in police, according to the AP. According to the Defense Logistics Agency, in November 2006, the Craven County Sheriff's Department received six 5.56 millimeter assault rifles and nine 7.62 millimeter automatic rifles valued at $3,100. "I ...

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