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  1. Determination helps Bridgeton residents overcome the oddsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    Like many street sides today, those in Bridgeton and Sandy Point are lined with numerous piles of family stories and sculptures of anarchy, courtesy of a lady named Florence. Mixtures of broken limbs and fallen trees give vivid splashes of color to the more mundane color of strong boxes, couches, weed whackers and easy chairs.

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  2. Bridgeton crash turns into drug arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | Sun Journal

    ... wreck. The N.C. Highway Patrol, which usually investigates such crashes, was on another call and so it contacted Bridgeton police for the case. However, as a result of the investigation, Johnson found methamphetamine in the Yula's damaged car. Yula ...

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  3. Cool Springs Environmental Education Center offers education in the outdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | Sun Journal

    ... ecological and personal history as the thriving logging settlement that once encompassed the area. Located between Bridgeton and Vanceboro off U.S. 17 on the southeastern edge of Swift Creek, the center's mission is to provide hands-on learning ...

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  4. NCDOT to hold public meeting on widening US 17 Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Sun Journal

    NCDOT is calling a public meeting on Thursday to discuss its plans to widen an 9-mile stretch of US 17 north of Bridgeton. The planned construction will be the next step in turning the entire stretch of US 17 from the Neuse River Bridge to Washington, NC, into four lanes.

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  5. Dog that was killing cats in Bridgeton located Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Sun Journal

    Chris Harper said he was stunned when he learned on Facebook that his dogs had been out killing people's cats. For about a month, one large and one small dog had been spotted along Sand Ridge Road, just north of Bridgeton.

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  6. Sarah Fort, Eric PowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... Readington, N.J., and David B. Fort of New Bern, N.C. The bride's father retired as a municipal administrator in Bridgeton, N.C., and as a vice division commander in the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Her mother is the deputy mayor of ...

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  7. Elks Flag Day, Bridgeton Blueberry Fest highlight area eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | Sun Journal

    The public is invited to attend the annual Flag Day Celebration, presented by Elks Lodge No. 764, on Saturday at Union Point Park.

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  8. New Bern woman hit with meth charges in Bridgeton Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Sun Journal

    A New Bern woman who had been out on bail for five days was arrested by Bridgeton police on meth charges Wednesday. According to police, an officer found Sierra Dawn Whitley, 30, of 104 Creek Bank Drive passed out behind the steering wheel of her car in a convenience store parking lot.

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  9. Rainy spring hurts Craven farmers Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Sun Journal

    ... it should remain mostly dry until at least Sunday night. Debbie Nelson-Gustafson of Nelson Blueberry Farm in Bridgeton said, “It's the worst (season) I've had in 25 years.” “They get ripe too fast, they get soft too ...

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  10. Rodney Gibbs arrested for Thursday shooting in HavelockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Sun Journal

    ... both transported to CarolinaEast Medical Center for treatment, and arrest warrants issued for Gibbs. According to Bridgeton police, a resident appeared at the Bridgeton Shell Station and stated that Gibbs was at 586 East Bridge St. in town. The ...

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  11. Constitution Party earns a spot on NC ballot Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Kinston Free Press

    Party member and advocate Dennis Haggett of Bridgeton announced that the fledgling, conservative party obtained the needed number of signatures to get on the state ballot in November at 10:59 p.m. on Tuesday. That magic number was 11,925 – based on .25 percent of the number of people who voted in the last gubernatorial election.

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  12. Morgan Shepard faces new charge of attempted statutory rape Updated May 16 atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Sun Journal

    Morgan Shepard, of Jacksonville, arrested late in April on charges of attempted statutory rape on a West Craven Middle School student, has now been charged with the same crimes involving a student at Bridgeton Elementary. Deputies were first alerted to Shepard's activities when a 13-year-old student approached West Craven Middle School resource officer Billie Mathes on April 25, telling her that she had received Instagram messages from a man who was offering to pay her money for sex.

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  13. Morgan Shepard faces additional charges Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Sun Journal

    Morgan Shepard, of Jacksonville, arrested late in April on charges of attempted statutory rape on a West Craven Middle School student has now been charged with the same crimes involving a student at Bridgeton Elementary. Deputies were first alerted to Shepard's activities when a 13-year-old student approached West Craven Middles School resource officer Billie Mathes on April 25, telling her that she had received Instagram messages from a man who was offering to pay her money for sex.

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  14. 52 Faces of Community: Dawn Jones Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Sun Journal

    ... and helped with various tasks which allowed teachers to spend more time with their students. She served on the Bridgeton Elementary School PTA for almost six years, starting out as treasurer and later becoming president. She helped with tasks such ...

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  15. 52 Faces: Bruce Smith Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Sun Journal

    ... and keeping people safe for 36 years. He spent countless hours as a volunteer firefighter, primarily with the Bridgeton Fire Department, and worked for the City of New Bern Fire Department for 12 years. After having back surgery, Bruce was forced to ...

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  16. Bridgeton's James Daron Moore sentenced on heroin chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Sun Journal

    A Bridgeton man will spend up to 15 1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of trafficking in heroin. James Daron Moore, 31, was sentenced to 140 to 186 months in prison by Resident Superior Court Judge John Nobles on Tuesday, according to a release from District Attorney Scott Thomas' office.

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  17. Four Rescued From NC Harbor After Sailboat SinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | FireHouse.com

    ... down and notified North Carolina Wildlife and the Coast Guard. The Tri-Community Fire Department, CarolinaEast, Bridgeton EMS, the Coast Guard, N.C. Wildlife and Cherry Point rescue personnel all responded to the scene. Kite had no information on ...

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  18. Four rescued after sailboat sinks Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Sun Journal

    ... down and notified North Carolina Wildlife and the Coast Guard. The Tri-Community Fire Department, CarolinaEast, Bridgeton EMS, the Coast Guard, N.C. Wildlife and Cherry Point rescue personnel all responded to the scene. Kite had no information on ...

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  19. The snow is melting but, when driving, don't drop your guard Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Sun Journal

    ... Service released the following tallies for snow in the local area: New Bern, 6 inches; Trent Woods, 5.5 inches; Bridgeton and James City, 4.5 inches; Havelock, 3 inches. As to the long-range forecast, the New Bern area will again flirt with freezing ...

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  20. When it was so cold that even the Neuse froze overRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | Sun Journal

    ... lightwood torches around ladies preparing for balls.” An 1899 photo shows the old bridge, then connecting Bridgeton and New Bern at Bridge and Johnson streets, surrounded by frozen river. One of our most interesting freezes happened on ...

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