Drew C. Wilson, New Bern Sun Journal

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Past articles by Drew:

U.S. 70: Carolina Pines intersection can be troublesome to negotiate

The N.C. Department of Transportation redesigned the intersection in 2014. → Read More

Havelock High grad Charlie Perusse named state budget director

Charlie Perusse remembers finding his calling to public service at the Bayside Restaurant in Havelock. Gov. Roy Cooper has appointed the 1988 → Read More

Joshua Cannon of Havelock charged with shooting death of woman's dog

HAVELOCK | A Havelock man was arrested and charged with animal cruelty and discharging a firearm within the city limits after shooting a → Read More

Fire insurance rates to drop in Havelock

An improved fire rating for the city of Havelock will likely mean lower insurance rates for residents and businesses. → Read More

Lawsuit challenges bypass around Havelock

The Southern Environmental Law Center, on behalf of the Sierra Club, filed a lawsuit in federal court Thursday attempting to block construction of the U.S. → Read More

2016 Countdown: No. 7: Amelia Betts homicide

On March 21, a man walking his dog in the Pine Cliff Recreation Area of the Croatan National Forest stumbled upon the remains of a woman who had been shot several times. → Read More

Gunny Claus pays a visit to Cherry Point children

CHERRY POINT | The jolly old man in the red suit worked the big room paying special attention to all the children. Around Marine Corps installations this → Read More

2016 Countdown: No. 14: Cherry Point’s 75th anniversary

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point and the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing celebrated 75 years in 2016. → Read More

Havelock Christmas parade marches on despite weather

HAVELOCK | The rain went away just in time for Havelock to pull off its 46th annual Christmas parade Saturday morning. Havelock officials were prepared to → Read More

Havelock plans extensive assessment of sewer system

HAVELOCK | For two days after Hurricane Matthew, Jim Wynn couldn’t wash laundry. He couldn’t take a shower. He couldn’t wash dishes. He → Read More

Newport man faces theft charges from Havelock Wal-Mart

A Newport man has been arrested in connection with a three-county crime spree and additional charges for an attempted escape from a detention facility and → Read More

F-35: Tweet from president-elect causes concern in Havelock

Havelock’s mayor said Monday that president-elect Donald Trump is welcome to come visit Cherry Point and discover for himself how valuable the F-35 program is to the nation’s defense as well as the economy of North Carolina. → Read More

Free Christmas trees given out to Cherry Point personnel

Cpl. Xavier Payne knows a good thing when he does it because that’s the way they do it back home in his hometown of Greensboro. Payne, a Marine from → Read More

Residents recall Pearl Harbor

HAVELOCK | Construction of a Marine Corps air station at Cherry Point had been under way for several months when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor 75 → Read More

Havelock approves expansion of territorial jurisdiction

HAVELOCK | Havelock now has a little more influence on the happenings outside of its city limits. Commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution → Read More

Tennessee fires impact Havelock family

Ten days ago, Carla and Ross Marshall posed on the balcony of the timeshare her family has owned for more than 20 years. Monday night, Carla Marshall → Read More

Big plans in works for Havelock tourist center

New sales manager wants facility to be a destination → Read More

Havelock seeks solutions to fill, improve vacant homes

Autumn has cast yellow, red and amber hues across yards along Webb Boulevard in Havelock, and many residents are out raking to keep ahead of falling → Read More

Havelock considers grant money for use on McCotter Canal

HAVELOCK | Havelock officials are considering using grant money to improve the McCotter Canal in an effort to ease flooding in the eastern part of the → Read More

Havelock to open Slocum Creek park

HAVELOCK | When the ribbon is cut Thursday formally opening Slocum Creek Waterfront Park, it will be the culmination of years of collaboration → Read More