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Past articles by Ken:

Havelock update: Regular trash service to begin Wednesday

Regular trash service is scheduled to pick up in Havelock starting on Wednesday as the city continues to recover from Hurricane Florence.Waste Industries, → Read More

Florence called one of the worst storms to hit Havelock

Havelock city officials worked Monday to help the city to recover from what is being described as one of the worst storms to ever hit the area.As of → Read More

Forecasters: Don't let guard down on Hurricane Florence

As the projected path for Hurricane Florence shifted slightly south on Wednesday, forecasters had one message for residents: Don’t let your guard → Read More

Cherry Point Air Show voted as best in nation

Cherry Point officials and supporters are sky high after learning that the base’s air show was voted as the best in the country.Results of the USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest for the nation’s best air show were announced on Friday, with Cherry Point taking the top spot.The contest, sponsored by USA Today Travel Media Group and, pitted the Cherry Point air show… → Read More

Six things to do with the kids before summer ends

The back-to-school sales are starting, and in about a month, the kids will be back in the classroom and temperatures will be cooling.But summer isn't over → Read More

Discover New Bern: Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

Three months after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, the Marine Corps’ newest air station at Cherry Point welcomed its first aircraft.Lt. Col. Thomas J. Cushman landed his Grumman J2F Duck on a newly constructed runway at Cherry Point at 1:45 p.m. on March 18, 1942, and essentially changed Craven County forever.Today, more than 14,200 military personnel and civilians work… → Read More

Carter concedes in election for Craven County commissioner

There will be no recount in the District 5 Craven County Commissioners primary because, despite a seven-vote difference, it did not meet state law requirements.Rufus Carter Jr., the challenger in the race against incumbent Theron McCabe, sent out an email to constituents on Sunday night confirming that there would be no recount or second primary election.Based on state law, a recount can be… → Read More

North Carolina leader visits Craven Community College

Gov. Roy Cooper shook hands with officials and chatted with high-tech engineering and high school students during a visit Thursday to the Havelock campus → Read More

Havelock moves forward with park project

Havelock plans to move forward with the Lewis Farm Road park project after a Board of Commissioners meeting earlier this week.Mayor Will Lewis said most → Read More

Dust-Up: Snow falls in New Bern

Winter finally arrives in area Ken Buday, Sun Journal Winter finally arrived in Eastern North Carolina on Sunday. “I love it. I love the cold,” Dominic Martinez said as he walked with his 8-year-old son Kyle through falling snowflakes on Sunday morning. “I figured it was a nice day to go for a walk.” After an unusually warm February – New Bern recorded its second warmest February on record with… → Read More

Pedestrian pathway to link Havelock neighborhoods

It's not exactly a walk in the park, but a new pedestrian pathway will link the MacDonald Downs and Tucker Creek neighborhoods when the new Slocum Road interchange is constructed. → Read More

Harlowe store owner facing multiple drug charges

Authorities say Shehadeah was selling drugs out of Asmar Convenience Store → Read More

Havelock recreation department eyes improvements, expansion

The cost of the work this year is $4,216 and is expected to be completed this spring. → Read More

Bryant stepping down as Havelock High football coach

Bryant says time just seemed right to make move Ken Buday, Havelock News Havelock High football coach Jim Bob Bryant, who guided the Rams to three state championships in nine seasons, has announced his resignation. He has decided to become the head football coach at Freedom High School in Morganton, located in Burke County in the foothills of the state east of Asheville. “For where I’m at in my… → Read More

Car hits building, one person transported to hospital

Crash happened Monday morning near Riverdale Ken Buday, Sun Journal Staff One person was transported to the hospital Monday morning after a vehicle left U.S. 70 and struck a building near Riverdale. The crash happened before 8 a.m. when a four-door Toyota heading west on U.S. 70 left the roadway and struck the Master Tanning Inc. building at 4900 U.S. 70. The vehicle crossed through a ditch on… → Read More

Football: Rams point to 2016 accomplishments ... and 2017 season

HAVELOCK | Heartbroken Rams collapsed on the field, tears filling their eyes. Their dreams of advancing to the state championship game ended, shockingly. → Read More

Fitness before feast: Runners participate in Turkey Trot

YMCA hosts annual fundraiser in New Bern Ken Buday, Sun Journal Staff Mandy Futch’s two dogs crossed the finish line in front of her at Thursday’s annual YMCA Turkey Trot road race. “Yeah, but they have four legs,” she said. About 700 people – some with dogs, some in costumes and some serious competitors – took to the streets Thanksgiving morning in Taberna for a little fitness before their… → Read More

Football: Havelock to play at Orange in second round

The Havelock High football team finds itself in an unusual position on Friday night with a road playoff game. Havelock is scheduled to play Orange at 7:30 → Read More

City moves forward with Days Inn demolition plans

New Bern city officials say they are moving ahead with plans to demolish the old Days Inn building after the owners failed to file an appeal with the → Read More

McCrory spends birthday with Vanceboro students, evacuees

McCrory visited the school on its first day of classes since Hurricane Matthew struck the area on Oct. 7. → Read More