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  1. United Worship Center calls on faith, community to rebuild after Hurricane FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    In the chill of the late Autumn morning, the bones of the United Worship Center are speaking. Amid the thin, pale light, the church's exposed floor joists and framing timbers have taken up song, given voice by the breeze that enters from beneath and eddies among the empty spaces in the rafters and walls.

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  2. Search continues for second New Bern animal control officer Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun Journal

    The search for a second animal control officer for the New Bern Police Department took another turn this week, with city aldermen agreeing to consult with the newly-elected Craven County Sheriff about the matter in the coming months. During their November 13 meeting, Police Chief Toussaint Summers told the board the department's advertised position for a part-time animal control officer had received 14 applications since it was posted in August.

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  3. Gas explosion destroys home, damages two other Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun Journal

    A Fairfield Harbour home was destroyed after an explosion in the garage burned down the house and sent shockwaves that damaged neighbor's houses. According to witnesses at the scene, the owner of the 1808 Caracara Drive home, Kaiser Fogle, was working with the family's gas powered dryer when an explosion resulted that sent the garage door in pieces across the road, some of its sections landing nearly 100 feet away in some woods.

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  4. Colonial Capital holds adopt-a-thon to move storm shelter petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun Journal

    That's the number of animals – most of them the result of Hurricane Florence – that still occupy their emergency shelter in James City. All of them have to go by December 20 when the emergency shelter shuts down and, right now, there is nowhere for them to go: the primary shelter on Old Airport Road is full.

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  5. Resident's floating luminaries to honor storm recovery Updated Nov 14 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Sun Journal

    Marty Pitcairn, who's home was damaged in the storm, said she wanted to do something to celebrate New Bern's ongoing recovery from the Sept. 13 storm that left hundreds of people homeless.

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  6. Champ and ET Mitchell give $10 million to UNC cancer researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Sun Journal

    The list of human illnesses eradicated or significantly slowed by science include many of history's most deadly, including malaria, smallpox, and rubella. But one disease in particular, cancer, has resisted those efforts, with approximately 1.2 million new patients each year faced with treatments that have advanced only marginally since the mid 20th century.

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  7. Virginia Congregation lends support to ENC Updated Nov 13 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Sun Journal

    COVE CITY -- A truck that got a little lost while bringing hope and support from Virginia to communities in Eastern North Carolina affected by Hurricane Florence last month, finally pulled into Bryant Chapel AME Zion Church parking lot Monday to a waiting crowd of thankful people.  Daphne Dixon, church school superintendent of Bryant Chapel AME Zion Church, said it was a blessing for many people.  Deacon Michael “Mike” Combs of Cary's Baptist Church in Yorktown, Vir., and Colin Oliver, who was on his Home Mission team brought hygiene and cleaning supplies, towels, clothing, food and water to about 80 people.  Combs also made a love offering for his church of $1,550 that will be shared with churches in Trenton, Pollocksville and New Bern, Dixon said.  A church was lost to the damage of Hurricane Florence and the flood that followed in Trenton.

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  8. Christmas parade set for Dec. 2 Updated Nov 13 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Sun Journal

    The Trent Woods 19th Annual Christmas Parade will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. The route will be leaving from Bangert Elementary School down Devonshire Drive turning right onto Country Club Drive traveling down pass Meadows Park and passing the side of Trent Woods Town Hall. It will then turn left onto Country Club Road and continue down passing New Bern Golf & Country Club and Garber United Methodist Church.

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  9. Hurricane talk, Women's Shelter concert, Civic show top busy week in New Bern Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Sun Journal

    North Carolina's Hurricane History, presented by Jay Barnes, a well-known hurricane historian, is a luncheon program that will be held Wednesday. Drawing on news reports, National Weather Service records, and eyewitness descriptions, Barnes emphasizes the importance of learning from this extraordinary history as North Carolina prepares for the inevitable disastrous storms to come.

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  10. Eastern Wayne spoils Bears' Homecoming, Senior Night 38-8Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Sun Journal

    New Bern fans were hoping for an all-around celebratory Friday night as Homecoming and Senior Night coincided with the regular-season football finale. "There's a lot of potential for the future for our kids and I absolutely hate it for the seniors," Tapley said.

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  11. Neuse Blvd. Cinema renovation nearing completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Sun Journal

    Renovations to Neuse Boulevard Cinema in New Bern continue to progress, with owners tentatively eyeing an opening over the holiday season. According to Mark Hartman, one of the theater's co-owners, the demolition and renovation process is approximately 75 percent complete.

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  12. Craven County turns out for election dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Sun Journal

    With nearly 20,000 Craven County residents taking advantage of early voting this year, voter turnout was slow but steady Tuesday morning at polling sites across the county. At the Twin Rivers YMCA, Karla Gregory was busy campaigning for Democrat Terri Sharp, the incumbent Clerk of Superior Court for Craven County, who is facing Republican challenger Lexanne Huffman.

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  13. Police call on residents to stop school buses Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Sun Journal

    If you've got $600 or $700 you want to throw away, or if you think you're not paying nearly enough for car insurance, the New Bern Police can tell you a way to solve the problem: pass a stopped school bus. A first violation carries a $500 fine, plus a minimum $188 in court costs, according to NBPD traffic officer Kevin Brice.

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  14. BRIEFSRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Sun Journal

    Carolina Nature Coalition will present “The Whys and Hows of Composting and Recycling” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Harrison Center, 311 Middle St., New Bern. Carol and Don Ostler will explain and as well as demonstrate the methods of composting and recycling that they use to reduce their carbon footprint to the very minimum.

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  15. 52 Faces of Community: Jill Nobles Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Sun Journal

    Jill's Pet Resort in New Bern is known as being a high quality, dependable establishment. Owner Jill Nobles has also proven to share the same qualities.

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  16. A look at Blackbeard's twilight days Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Sun Journal

    We've been talking about the pirate Blackbeard and his twilight days . As we left him last week, he had just accidentally or intentionally run his two primary ships aground off Beaufort and taken over the sloop that was serving as his tender.

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  17. Events honoring vets, concerts, ArtWalk, Civic show highlight week aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Sun Journal

    The flags on display, which are illuminated nightly, bear a tag noting a Veteran's name and service which was provided by a love one, fellow veteran or friend. Additional flags and tags are available at the gazebo for those wish to honor their special veteran.

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  18. Craven Commissioners to consider new solar facility Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Sun Journal

    The Craven County Board of Commissioners will hear information on a proposed solar energy facility during their Monday, Nov. 5 meeting. The county has received an application for the new facility, Pecan Grove, which was approved by the Craven County Planning Board on August 23. The property is owned by Duncan Family Trust and is located within Township 8, on US 17 S. The proposed solar energy facility would consist of approximately 56,000 solar panels and occupy 26.6 acres out of the total property size of 40.81 acres.

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  19. RCS receives donations locally and from around the globe Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | Sun Journal

    Although a relatively small organization with only 1 full-time and 14 part-time staff, Religious Community Services has played a major role in bringing dollars and volunteers together to help New Bern and surrounding communities since Hurricane Florence struck North Carolina's coast 6 weeks ago. To date, RCS has provided assistance to more than 9,500 individuals affected by Hurricane Florence in Craven and surrounding counties.

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  20. Home tour, veterans' events, ArtWalk, Lore Lecture highlight busy weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | Sun Journal

    The Life Chain is a nationwide event that is held each year to protest the killing of the most innocent - the unborn. It is a prayerful, silent protest held for one hour along Dr. M.L. King Jr. Blvd., New Bern.

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