Letter Describes ‘Uncontrolled Chaos’ at Oriental Town Meeting

Mr. Martin Spratt, the developer who submitted a rezoning request for an executive RV Park in Oriental, sent the following letter dated (April 12) to the Oriental Town Mayor and Commissioners. Normally these types of letters discussing town matters would…

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What They Didn’t Tell Us At College Orientation

By Allison Potter Last summer, I graduated from The Epiphany School of Global Studies in New Bern as I anticipated going to NC State in the Fall. Soon after graduating I attended orientation at NC State where they told me…

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Whortonsville Residents Leery of Undergrowth Control

Vast Tract of Timberland Sprayed with Herbicide STRAIGHT ROAD – Monday night, the Pamlico County Commissioners heard from a trio of concerned citizens who fear that recent spraying on land now owned by International Paper (formerly Weyerhaeuser) jeopardizes wildlife, nearby…

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New Bern Police Department needs your help

On May 10, 2024, at 12:25 p.m., officers responded to the 2500 block of M L King Jr Blvd for an armed robbery complaint. The caller reported that a white male named Christopher M Lysogorski, age 33, held him at…

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American Airlines offers six new daily flights at airport

Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN) announced this week a significant enhancement in service. American Airlines is increasing the number of daily flights at EWN connecting travelers through Charlotte to destinations of their choice all around the world. This expansion demonstrates…

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Pageant Crowns Senior Queen

Saturday, May 4th, the MS North Carolina Senior America Pageant was the center of excitement for ten beautiful and talented senior ladies from the state of North Carolina. Martha Redfearn Mirman from Pinehurst, NC was honored with the title and…

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NC Taxpayers Must Pay for State Employee Gender ‘Transitions’

RALEIGH – Tami Fitzgerald, Executive Director of the watchdog group known as NC Values, released a statement this week regarding the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals controversial decision. The decree from civil litigation titled Kadell v. Folwell requires North Carolina…

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Abysmal turnout for GOP ‘second primary’

  By Brooke Medina | John Locke Foundation Editor’s note – State election officials insist on calling the current vote a Second Primary, which is confusing. To be clear, this is a ‘Runoff’ for just a few seats, where Republican…

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Oriental Old Theater to Offer Mega Mother’s Day Concert!

ORIENTAL – Dee Dee King & Friends, seen here Sunday afternoon during a break in the group’s grueling three and one-half hour rehearsal, are expected to ‘sellout’ the theater’s 150 seats on Sunday, May 12. Doors open at 4:30pm. Treat…

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In the ‘bow thruster’ area, the father/son duo intentionally tripped ‘a mystery breaker’

To diagnose this Ship’s pesky problems? Improvise (and hold your breath!)

By Jeff Fleming | 12V Marine LLC There are many complex features and equipment on ‘Icon of the Seas’ cruise ship. It is difficult, if not impossible, to know how they all function. When working on electrical components, sometimes you…

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Nonprofit Expresses Heartfelt Appreciation

By Regina Kemble The value of community support in life affirming mission is immeasurable. It’s crucial to maintaining on-going accompaniment of pregnant and parenting women and families in need. Establishing longevity to ensure meeting immediate needs while focusing on far-reaching…

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