Yearly Archives: 2020

Mayor Outlaw welcomes Main Street Conference

RIVERFRONT CONVENTION CENTER – Tuesday morning, New Bern Mayor Dana Outlaw, accompanied by Alderman Sabrina Bengel, welcomed more than 700 attendees to the ‘Main Street in North Carolina Conference.’ The group, formed exactly 40 years ago, has been instrumental in promoting preservation-based economic development for 78 rural towns across the state. Way back in 1980, New Bern was one of the first to embrace the initiative.…

FIREFIGHTER REMAINS IN CRITICAL CARE

PAMLICO COUNTY — Firefighter Maegan Speciale remains in Critical Care at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville NC surrounded by her family and friends. The outpouring of support from the Emergency Services Community has been second to none. On behalf of Grantsboro-Silverhill Fire Department, the biggest support that is needed at this moment is the thoughts and prayers of the people of this Great State and Nation for Maegan and her family. Fire Department personnel are standing watch at Vidant Medical Center and will continue to do so as long as needed. We again would like to thank all of t…

Joint investigation leads to Morehead City man’s drug arrest

CARTERET COUNTY – Narcotics detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office and Morehead City Police Department arrested a Morehead City man last Monday, March 2, ending an investigation of cocaine trafficking in Carteret County. David Allen Patterson, 39, faces several drug charges including trafficking in cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver cocaine, sell cocaine, deliver cocaine, manufacture cocaine, and maintaining a dwelling for the use or sale of a controlled substance. Detectives targeted Patterson and conducted undercover operations a…

HABITUAL FELON SENT TO PRISON FOR MORE THAN 7 YEARS

  NEW BERN – District Attorney Scott Thomas announced that, in Craven County Superior Court last week, a jury convicted JEREMIE LAMAR BRYANT, 33, of New Bern, of selling and possessing heroin, and presiding Superior Court Judge Josh Willey sentenced Bryant to more than 7 years as an habitual felon. The cases were prosecuted in court by Assistant District Attorney Chekesha Hukins. New Bern Police Department detectives arranged a controlled purchase of heroin from an individual, with the assistance of a confidential informant. The informant contacted the individual by phone and was…