Craven County Newswire

Craven County Newswire

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

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  1. Farifield Harbor invites Marines in again for ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WCTI

    A Thanksgiving tradition continued in Craven County. For the 9th straight year, several people living in Fairfield Harbour took in Marines from Camp Lejeune for a Thanksgiving meal.


  2. Man arrested for larceny and drug related chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WCTI

    Officials with the Craven County Sheriff's Department arrested New Bern resident Ira Dale Clodfelter.


  3. Salvation Army bell-ringers are ringing in the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WITN

    According to an annual impact report, the New Bern Salvation Army helped feed nearly 10,000 people in 2014. They also handed out more than 18,000 toys and gifts to kids in need.


  4. Deputies search for third suspect in home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | WCTI

    The Craven County and Pamlico County Sheriff's Office are searching for a third suspect wanted in 2014 home invasion. Officials are searching for William Dayshawn Wilson, of New Bern.


  5. Union Volunteers meet in KinstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | Kinston Free Press

    ... up North, up to Virginia to fight. They were homeboys, farm boys from here and Jones County, most of them, and Craven County. They were tried by George Pickett and sentenced to be hanged." "I've just always been interested in the Civil War," Anne ...


  6. New Bern "Kicks 4 Kids" outfits needy children with shoes of their choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | WITN

    Dozens of kids in need were given the opportunity to get a brand new pair of shoes at no cost to them or their families. For the 16th year in a row the New Bbern Breakfast Rotary Club hosted their "Kicks 4 Kids" campaign where they bring in kids from all over Craven County and fit them with a new pair of shoes of their choice.


  7. Former nationally ranked Taekwondo expert pleads guilty to sex chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | WCTI

    ... 2009 and 2013 when the boys were 12, 13 and 14 years of age. Drake was a nationally ranked Taekwondo expert in Craven County. He was formerly employed by Asian Taekwondo, which held classes at the Twin Rivers YMCA. He also was the assistant ...


  8. Former Taekwondo instructor & coach sent to prison for at least 16 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | WITN

    Charles Drake pleaded guilty to two felony counts of statutory sex offense and one felony count of indecent liberties with a child in Craven County this morning. The 31-year-old was arrested last year after deputies learned that he had parties at his mother's home with young boys involving drinking.


  9. STATE v. HARDISONRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... the defendant-appellant. Appeal by defendant from judgment entered 30 April 2014 by Judge Kenneth F. Crow in Craven County Superior Court. Heard in the Court of Appeals 27 August 2015. Craven County, Nos. 14 CRS 346-352. Defendant Judy Hardison owns ...


  10. Cherry Point to get F-35 facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... having a major employer come and build a state-of-the-art factory and manufacturing facility right here in Craven County," said James Norment, a representative of Allies for Cherry Point's Tomorrow, a base advocacy group. "In this case, the owner is ...


  11. School bus-involved accident in Craven CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | WCTI

    Craven County school's public relation officer, Jennifer Wagner, said the accident happened on River Road near Vanceboro. Wagner said the bus was transporting students to West Craven High school.


  12. Craven County roadway shutdown due to crash involving school busRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | WITN

    The Craven County Sheriff's Office says law enforcement and first responders have been dispatched to 5290 River Road in Vanceboro for a crash involving a school bus.


  13. Wildlife Commissionoffering deer-huntevent for youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | Bladen Journal

    The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering a youth-only deer hunting opportunity on Saturday, Dec. 12, at Weyerhaeuser-Cool Springs Environmental Education Center in Craven County. The hunt is limited to 10 youth ages 12 to 16. Hunt permits, which cost $5, are issued on a first-come, first-serve basis.


  14. Inside Jarran Reed's long, winding journey to stardom at AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Alabama Live

    Most mothers think their sons are special, but after giving birth to a 10-pound, seven-ounce baby, Anjanette Reed knew her son was. Jarran Reed was the second biggest baby born in Craven County, North Carolina that year, prompting Anjanette to send Jarran's father home to get bigger clothes than the ones available at the hospital.


  15. New Bern Weyerhaeuser mill among those that could be sold or spun-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | WITN

    The future of a big Craven County employer is uncertain after its parent company said it's looking at selling or spinning it off. Weyerhaeuser Company announced that its board of directors has authorized the exploration of strategic alternatives for its Cellulose Fibers business, which includes the mill in New Bern, which employs hundreds of people.


  16. NCWRC hosts youth deer hunt Dec. 12 in Craven CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | North Carolina Sportsman

    Dec 1 is the deadline to apply for a special youth permit deer hunt, hosted by the NCWRC Dec. 12 in Craven County. Ten lucky youth hunters will be chosen for a great hunting opportunity at Weyerhaeuser-Cool Springs Environmental Center in Craven County on Dec. 12. Hunts are only open to ages 12 to 16, and licensed adults must accompany each youth hunter.


  17. Elementary students sacrifice Halloween candy for military troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | WCTI

    New Bern's Rankin & Fiume Orthodontics held its first Craven County elementary school Halloween candy buy-back. The candy collected will be sent overseas to troops through Operation Gratitude.


  18. Woman faces prison time, $250,000 fine in perjury caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | Jacksonville Daily News

    The president of a former Carteret County-based ambulance service pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to perjury in connection with false health care claims.


  19. School boards file lawsuit against the state of North Carolina for over $46,000,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | WCTI

    ... don't want to get into a battle with the courts or that law enforcement over where the money comes from," said Craven county board of education chairman, Carr Ipock. "We also feel that its our duty to honor the constitution and ensure that fines and ...


  20. Craven County community honors women in the militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | WITN

    More than 100 people showed up to the Tourism Center in Havelock to honor women who served in all branches of the military. The 2015 Salute to Women of the Military: Past and Present luncheon is an annual recognition of their service ahead of Veteran's Day on November 11. Organizers say it's important not only to recognize those who have served, but those who continue serving our country.