Category: Craven County

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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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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Historic ‘Maola Center’ Emerges as Ideal Venue for Antique Show

Antiques on display in a classic old building seem to be a match made in heaven. Seen here are John Barns, Cathy Alix, Lisa Setliff, and Heather Greenlaw of the New Bern Preservation Foundation who urge you to mark the…

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New Bern man charged with Death by Distribution following overdose death investigation.

On 11/13/2023 Carteret County Sheriff’s deputies charged Toby Christian Cox, 40, of Old Pollocksville Road, New Bern, with one-count of Death by Distribution pursuant to an overdose death investigation. Cox is currently in custody at the Craven County Detention Center,…

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Not Your Dad’s Liquor Store
Area’s Newest ABC to Rock!

BRIDGETON – “Here, try a sip of this. I think you’ll enjoy it.”  You may hear those words, or similar phrases, from congenial marketers like Tony Ursone of Outer Banks Distilling who is eager to reserve time behind the unique…

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From left, Paul Brown, general manager of the Craven County ABC Board; and, Chip Chagnon, ABC Board Chairman, flank some large, newly installed shelving.

New Liquor Store to Pull From Bridgeton & Fairfield Harbour

Shelves in place for 22,000 Bottles of Distilled Spirits CRAVEN COUNTY – Perhaps the nickname came from being a chip off the old block – you see, Chagnon’s father owned and operated three liquor stores in Massachusetts. Fast forward six…

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Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael Shawn Mayo on an outstanding warrant

On Wednesday, September 13, 2023, The Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael Shawn Mayo, 30 of Havelock on an outstanding warrant for larceny and an additional warrant for failing to appear in court. Mayo was located and arrested after Pamlico…

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New Bern Police Investigate Shooting

New Bern Police Investigate Shooting 8/18/2023 – 11:08 AM For Immediate Release August 18, 2023 Police Investigate Shooting On Friday, August 18, 2023, at 2:48 a.m., police responded to a 911 call in the 900 block of Elm Street regarding…

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COPPER RIDGE – Tuesday night (left), Daimon King, Vice Chairman of the Coastal Carolina Taxpayers Association, introduces the banquet’s keynote speaker Chris Swecker, former Assistant Director of the FBI Criminal Investigative Division. The event honored a law enforcement professional from…

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Braxton siblings graduate!

Sydney Carter Braxton, left, and Parker Augustus Braxton, children of Chad and Jo-Lynne Braxton of Vanceboro, recently received college degrees. Sydney graduated from ECU with a Masters of Science in Accounting. She will complete the CPA exam and begin work…

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“We’re Getting Ripped Off On Gas!”

Pamlico County motorists complain of wide disparity in fuel prices Editor’s note: Many thanks to Brandon Pipkin, Chris Grose, Bobby Cahoon, and others who contributed their first hand accounts to this story. GASOLINE PUMP – There is no price in…

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