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  1. Football: New Bern native Simmons enjoying scouting gig with JaguarsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... who played 10 seasons in the NFL, was honored last month at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis by the Fritz Pollard Alliance as the AFC Scout of the Year. The former linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals and New Orleans Saints was the last first-round ...

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  2. Bringing an oasis to food desertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Kinston Free Press

    ... and is one of the causes of our state's high obesity rate," said Pam Seamans, executive director of the N.C. Alliance for Health. She continued, "The goal the Healthy Corner Store Initiative is to provide technical and marketing assistance and ...

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  3. Snow days hungry days for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Burlington Times News

    ... a wrench in the works. "We've never had that happen before," said Candy Reavis, who coordinates the Grove Park Alliance for Learning and Serving at Grove Park Baptist Church. GPALS sends food home with students on weekends so families will not run ...

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  4. Inaugural children's health fair heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Juliana Moore, 10, Emily Perez, 8, Nady'a Simpson, 11, Isabella Moore, 12, and Susana Perez have a laugh after their raffle ticket number almost won during the Special Education Alliance 4 Eastern N.C.'s Children's Health Fair at the USO in Jacksonville on Saturday afternoon.

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  5. Local conservative organization to host forum on educationRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Sun Journal

    ... period - or they will be gone forever," he said. The forum, sponsored by CCTA and the N.C. Academic Freedom Alliance (NCAFA), is intended to provide concerned citizens an opportunity to become involved in the process of achieving excellent academic ...

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  6. Morehead awaits dredgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... because of the impacts on shipping and the negative effects on the economy. The Board of Directors of the NCEast Alliance voted last week to adopt a resolution in support of the funding for the dredging project. Carteret County resident Greg Lewis, ...

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  7. Aldermen retreat lists goals and achievementsRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Sun Journal

    ... is working with the county to make the system more efficient, he said. New Bern also has joined the Craven 100 Alliance along with Havelock and Craven County to foster economic growth and the organization is working on a business incubator to help ...

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  8. Craven commissioners to hear economic development updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Sun Journal

    ... agenda suggests his update will include a look at the recently updated economic development website, the Craven 100 Alliance, other new initiatives and a general update on projects and prospects. Also Monday, some new revenues for Craven County ...

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  9. DMV cleaning out Pamlico County license plate agency amid investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WITN

    The plate agency on Highway 55 in Alliance has been closed immediately by the Division of Motor Vehicles. DMV officials were there this morning removing boxes of supplies and equipment owned by the state.

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  10. Charlotte: Pep rally around cornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Q-Notes

    ... fair provides information to young people about community resources. Many community organizations, such as Safe Alliance, the YMCA, Regional AIDS Interfaith Network (RAIN), Mecklenburg County Health Department, Legal Services of Southern Piedmont ...

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  11. Minges Bottling comes back to New BernRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Sun Journal

    ... is estimated to cost Minges more than $2 million, and effectively represents the first success of Craven 100 Alliance. Company CEO Jeff Minges appeared excited and expressed appreciation to the public and private effort to help keep the company ...

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  12. Panel to discuss green energy in public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... y to teach science, technology, engineering and math. The coalition includes the Charlotte branch of the NAACP, the Alliance for Climate Education, Medical Advocates for Healthy Air, Action NC, Greenpeace and 15 other groups.

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  13. Young mother remembered for her smile, generous spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Sun Journal

    On Sunday night, a young New Bern area mother lost her life at age 28. But while Lindsey Barnett Whitfield's life was cut short, her compassion and contagious smile will live on through the memories of her friends. "She had one of the sweetest smiles," said Ervin Sadler of Alliance.

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  14. CVS plans new store in GrantsboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Sun Journal

    ... small plot had been the site for outdoor advertising of Mollano's Little Italy Pizza & Subs restaurant in nearby Alliance. Redco Properties LLC of Kinston is also listed on county records as the property owner of the Bojangle's next door to the new ...

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  15. Craven 100 Alliance moves forward with new logo, committeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Sun Journal

    The New Year is bringing visible progress for the Craven 100 Alliance, which is composed of local government and business leaders from across Craven County. The new public-private economic development partnership, which solidified in 2014, now has an official logo for the partners to use in their collaborative efforts to recruit business and industry and to work on long-term planning.

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  16. Love Enough to Share benefits Shoes With Love programRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Burlington Times News

    ... six charities: Shoes With Love, Residential Treatment Services of Alamance's Santa's Helper program, the National Alliance on Mental Illness' Operation Santa Claus, Christmas Cheer, the Arc of Alamance County's ArChristmas Fund, and the Foster ...

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  17. Toy collections wrapping up for Pamlico childrenRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Sun Journal

    Hundreds of children in Pamlico County again will have toys for Christmas thanks to a pair of Santa helper groups - Toys for Pamlico Kids and the Oriental Detachment of the Marine Corps League. The Toys for Pamlico Kids, sponsored by Camps Seafarer and Sea Gull and the Pamlico County Chamber of Commerce, will collect donated toys through Monday and distribute them at the Department of Social Services in Alliance on Dec. 16 and 18. The Marine group will collect its new, unwrapped toys Dec. 18 and also distribute through DSS.

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  18. Economic growth: Craven 100 Alliance formally begins its workRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Sun Journal

    "Here we go," said Owen Andrews, opening the last of three sessions last week that formally launched the Craven 100 Alliance , which is the new public-private economic development alliance for Craven County. "I'm looking for great things to come from our efforts," he said to the alliance's board, which now has 19 of its 21 members named by the participating organizations, including the Committee of 100, Craven County, and the cities of Havelock and New Bern.

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  19. Craven County partnership to help attract new businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WITN

    The Craven 100 Alliance is a new economic development group that brings together the county, the Committee of 100, the cities of New Bern and Havelock. Their mission is to attract new businesses to the Craven County area.

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  20. Craven commissioners seated, Tyson becomes chairmanRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Sun Journal

    ... solves a lot of problems in and of itself. I believe this board is committed to the new economic development alliance of the county, the cities of New Bern and Havelock and the Committee of 100. "We see that we need to diversify our economy and ...

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