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  1. E.T. Mitchell, Bill Joiner announce runs for county commissioner Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Sun Journal

    Since Scott Dacey is aiming to unseat Congressman Walter Jones in November, his current seat as District 4 County Commissioner in Craven County is up for grabs. According to law, Dacey is ineligible to run for two offices, and so he cannot run for commissioner's seat once he filed for the congressional race.


  2. River Bend pushes ahead on projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Sun Journal

    Plans for the removal of the structure known as The Barn in River Bend moved forward Thursday night with the presentation of bids for the demolition project. Located just adjacent to the town police station, the structure is currently used solely for storage by several town residents.


  3. River Bend elects new members to town council Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Sun Journal

    Challengers Bill Wanamaker and Gene Bauer joined incumbent Bud Van Slyke to capture the three town seats up for grabs. Another incumbernt, Buddy Sheffield, retained his unexpired council seat.


  4. Hints for a safer Trick-or-Treat nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Sun Journal

    Area police agencies have issued some hints to keep children safe for Halloween trick-or-treating, including suggestions to consider alternatives to going door-to-door… namely by taking advantage of home, school and community-organized events. Chief Sean Joll of the River Bend police said he would “highly advise” that parents escort any children “under legal age” – that is, under 16. For younger children, it will help keep them safe.


  5. River Bend Public Works September monthly reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Sun Journal

    This month Public Works completed painting of the exteriors of the Well No. 1 and No.2  treatment plant buildings.


  6. River Bend holds veterans memorial dedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Sun Journal

    The River Bend Community Appearance Commission is sponsoring a ceremony to dedicate an engraved stone memorial honoring all of our veterans The ceremony will take place at Town Hall on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 4 p.m. Mayor Kirkland and Councilman Van Slyke are planning a dedication program for the event. Retired Major General Tom Braaten will be the featured speaker at the dedication.


  7. River Bend candidates address taxes, infrastructure Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Sun Journal

    Candidates for River Bend Town Council put their platforms before the public Thursday night during a question-and-answer forum at River Bend Town Hall. Over the 2 1/2 hour session, moderator Bill Green presented the candidates with questions supplied by the Sun Journal editorial staff as well as members of the audience.


  8. Craven County municipal, sanitary elections set for Nov. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Sun Journal

    The Nov. 7 municipality elections will see residents casting votes for a total of 25 seats throughout the county: Bridgeton, seats for mayor and commissioners; Dover, mayor and alderman; Havelock, mayor and two commissioners; River Bend, three council members and one unexpired council member; Trent Woods, mayor and commissioners; and the First Craven Sanitary District, two members. On election day polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m..


  9. Inside today: The River BenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Sun Journal

    The River Bender, the monthly newspaper that serves the community of River Bend, is now part of the Wednesday lineup in today's Sun Journal. This section, starting on D1, debuts a new weekly feature in the Sun Journal focusing on different neighborhoods and cities in Craven County each Wednesday of the month.


  10. Historical duel, multiple musical events abound in New Bern this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | Sun Journal

    It will be held on the New Bern Academy Green, 508 New St., re-enacting the battle to the death between political rivals John Stanly and Richard Dobbs Spaight. On Sept.


  11. New Bern man sentenced on drug charges Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Sun Journal

    A New Bern man has been sentenced to six to eight and a quarter years in prison for trafficking and possession of opium and cocaine. Eric Michael Farnham, 36, of New Bern pleaded guilty to a series of charges relating to a break-in of a New Bern pharmacy, according to a release from the district attorney's office.


  12. Election filing ends for New Bern, municipal and sanitary seats Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Sun Journal

    On the final two days before the filing deadline, a number of candidates threw their hats into the ring for local city and municipal seats. Ernie Williams of New Bern, and former New Bern mayor Lee Bettis filed to challenge incumbent Dana Outlaw for New Bern mayor.


  13. Fourth draws crowds in Craven County Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Sun Journal

    They came with flags: carrying them on sticks, displaying them on cars, wearing flag patterns, wearing flags, dressing their dogs up in them, and little girls skipped about with red-white-and-blue antennae springing from their heads. If you could find no way to celebrate the Fourth, you aren't ambitious enough, because it seemed to be everywhere.


  14. Variety of love music, festivals, new theater show highlight upcoming eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Sun Journal

    The Bears will perform on the Fourth of July in the gazebo River Bend Town Hall, 45 Shoreline Drive, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring a lawn chair, dress in red, white, and blue, and plan to have a grand old time, according to organizers. The Feral Cats, a local band, will perform on the outside patio of Circa 1810 at the Harvey Mansion on Friday from 8 to 11 p.m. The City Potters will host an open house on July 1 at the City Laundry, 901 Pollock St., New Bern. The nine-member local group will be on hand for demonstrations from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. On the web: The Earl of Craven Questers has changed its weekly cemetery tour schedule at historic Cedar Grove Cemetery, corner of George and Queen streets in New Bern.


  15. Interest picking up in city elections Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Sun Journal

    Filing for a seat in the upcoming city and county municipal elections has started generating interest, especially in the New Bern aldermen race. Meloni Wray, director of elections, said she has already received several calls from people wanting to know how they can run for office, what they need to do and when they can file for a seat in the Oct. 10 city election in New Bern.


  16. Weekly Calendar for MayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | Sun Journal

    Editor's Note: The community calendar is published each Sunday in the Close-up section. To submit a listing, e-mail


  17. Onslow schools delayed, Craven schools closedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Sun Journal

    The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for parts of four counties: northeaster Jones, northwester Craven, southeastern Pitt and central Beaufort. The warning was issued in advance of a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 9 miles northwest of River Bend, or 12 miles west of New Bern, at 6:41 a.m. The storm is moving north at 40 mph.


  18. Trent Woods committee seeks end to burn policyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Sun Journal

    Members of a concerned citizens group in Trent Woods have raised concerns about the town's yard debris burn policy, specifically its effects on air quality and the health of local residents. According to Sue Wyatt of the Committee for Clean Air in Trent Woods, she and fellow committee members Mary McClean, Kathleen DeYoung, and Cindy Robinson raised the issue with Trent Woods town officials in June 2016.


  19. News briefing for Tuesday, May 2Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Sun Journal

    Is this the year to start an herb garden? Do herbs grow in eastern North Carolina? Want to know more? River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center will present Herbs for Southern Gardens on Tuesday, May 9 at 6:30 p.m. at River Bend Town Hall. The presenter is long time local resident and 20-year Master Gardener Audrey Von Dolln, who is an expert in starting and raising herbs in this region.


  20. E-edition readers asked to re-register for new, improved systemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Sun Journal

    The Sun Journal today has upgraded the access portal to its e-edition found at along with e-editions of the Trent Woods Times, Fairfield Harbour Beacon, River Bender, Greenbrier Gazette and Taberna Tribune, from Press+ to Tinypass. E-edition users will be asked to re-register with the new provider.


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