Craven County Newswire

Craven County Newswire

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

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  1. School districts in quandary over driver ed funding Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun Journal

    ... is that the state will end up funding Driver's Ed once the state budget is finalized," Curtis said. As for Craven County Schools' driving program, a response was not received by the district prior to press on whether it will continue this summer. ...

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  2. Cherry Point suspends search for crashed drone Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    Mike Barton, director of Public Affairs at Cherry Point, said the search was suspended Monday while officials re-examine flight data for more clues about the location where the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle went down. The crash happened June 24, and three Cherry Point boats and one from the Township 9 Fire Department from Craven County have been used in the search of the river.

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  3. Twin Rivers Artists show set for New Bern libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    Members of the Twin Rivers Artists Association are featured in the month of July at the New Bern-Craven County Public Library, 400 Johnson St. A 7 p.m. reception for artist and the official opening of the show is set for July 9 at the library. The group annually has had exhibits at local venues such as the Bank of the Arts and the Duffy Gallery at the North Carolina History Center.

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  4. Report: Where NC children live can predict their life expectancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Sun Journal

    ... the state: Highest - Orange County at 81.7 years Lowest - Surry County at 73 years Pamlico County - 79.8 years Craven County ...

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  5. Filing period for municipal elections to begin July 6 Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Sun Journal

    ... terms for mayor and six aldermen, which will be up for election in 2017. Election directors Meloni Wray of Craven County and Lisa Bennett in Pamlico County said there are no rule changes for those filing or voters for this year's election. There are ...

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  6. Invest in transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Sun Journal

    ... in those areas that are served by interstates and conversely per capita income rates are higher. Residents of Craven County and its immediate adjacent counties, are located in N.C. Department of Transportation Division 2. Despite its residents ...

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  7. Pamlico arrested, charged in connection to armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Sun Journal

    ... 55 West, was caught with the stolen wallet, according to police. He was charged with robbery and placed in Craven County Correctional Facility in lieu of $5,000 bond. Also arrested was Darrell Johnson, 19, of 104 Rich Ave., Bayboro. He was charged ...

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  8. Craven officials still deciding on charges in James City stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | WCTI

    The Craven County Sheriff's Office has said it still has not decided on any charges for the person of interest in a James City stabbing death from last week. Deputies were looking for the person in the photos above in connection for a fight at the Exprez-It gas station.

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  9. Retail leader says New Bern poised for growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Sun Journal

    ... which is not owned by Hull; it's owned by First Berkshire Properties, LLC, of Buffalo, New York, according to Craven County property records. He said Hull would not actively look to purchase that building, which is at the rear of the mall property, ...

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  10. Search of Neuse River continues for crashed Cherry Point droneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Topsail Advertiser

    Cherry Point officials were getting some help from civilian authorities Thursday in the search for a Marine Corps drone that crashed into the Neuse River on Wednesday. Mike Barton, director of Public Affairs at Cherry Point, said four boats were being used in the search, three from Cherry Point and one from the Township 9 Fire Department from Craven County.

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  11. Community briefs: June 15-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Sun Journal

    ... and nephew of Diana Davis of Maysville. He graduated in 2013 from White Oak High School, Jacksonville. The Craven County Board of Education will hold its monthly work session at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, followed by the regularly scheduled meeting at 6 ...

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  12. Boom go the fireworks, not the fingersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Sun Journal

    ... is safety because those high-powered fireworks are dangerous to use and should be left to the professionals," Craven County Fire Marshal Danny Hill said. According to the firework website, usfireworks.biz, sparklers, fountains, smoke and punk, ...

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  13. Busy Saturday to feature racing, chalk art, poetry, honey bees Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Sun Journal

    ... for children with special needs. This art workshop is offered free of charge thanks to a grant from the Craven County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation. Call 639-3524 or visit tryonpalace.org on the web. - ...

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  14. Popeye's looks to open in New Bern later this year Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Sun Journal

    Earlier this week, a developer filed plans with city officials to retrofit the old Wendy's restaurant located at 2508 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. into a Popeye's. Craven County property records show the roughly 3,000-square-foot building, which was constructed in 1990, is owned by Perry Brothers Properties, LLC, of Kinston.

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  15. A history of violence?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Sun Journal

    ... noted that "Samantha" reported the incident on the day it occurred and it was investigated at the time by the Craven County Sheriff's Office. Efforts were made by the Sun Journal to verify the victim's story with the Craven County Sheriff's Office ...

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  16. Inmate accused of assaulting Craven County detention officerRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The N.C. Department of Public Safety says an inmate at Craven Correctional Center is facing charges in connection with an assault on a detention officer. Local media outlets report department spokesman Keith Acree says Rodney Abdul Farmer is charged with felony assault on a corrections officer.

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  17. Heat relief: Cooler temperatures predicted for later this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Sun Journal

    ... it is cool and have access to water and electrolytes, he said. Beth Junak, public information officer for the Craven County Health Department, said no one has come there during the heat wave with heat-related illnesses because they usually go to the ...

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  18. Carr Ipock: BOE leaders want open disclosureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Sun Journal

    Editor's note: The chairman of the Craven County Board of Education is responding to an article that ran on June 7 about communication between the Board of Education and the Craven County Board of Commissioners. It is, and always has been, the expectation of the Craven County Board of Education to have an open and working relationship with the Craven County Board of Commissioners.

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  19. Stabbing investigation: 'Person of interest' found, cooperatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Sun Journal

    The Craven County Sheriff's Office has found its "person of interest" in the stabbing death of Barrett "BJ" Lanier and says the investigation is ongoing. No arrests have been made, according to Capt.

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  20. Officer assaulted at Craven Correctional InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | WCTI

    Keith Acree with the NC Department of Public Safety said he could not confirm at this time any more than the fact that the officer was assaulted and hospitalized. Craven Correctional Institute is located in Vanceboro in Craven County.

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