Todd Wetherington, New Bern Sun Journal

Todd Wetherington

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Recent articles by Todd:

One dead in fatal wreck on Neuse River Bridge, third severe accident on bridge this year

A Tuesday morning crash on the Neuse River Bridge involving a farm tractor has left one person dead. → Read More

Murphy routes Gaskins for U.S. House Dist. 3 seat

Incumbent Republican Greg Murphy beat his Democratic challenger Barbara Gaskins for the U.S. House of Representatives District 3 seat. → Read More

From turkey trots to parades: 6 unique ways to spend Thanksgiving in eastern North Carolina

From parades to live music, Eastern North Carolina has a number of options for residents looking for a unique way to spend the Thanksgiving holiday. → Read More

Murphy vs. Gaskins in Craven, Lenoir, Onslow for U.S. House seat. What they said ahead of the race

Incumbent Greg Murphy will take on Democrat Barbara Gaskins in the U.S. House of Representatives District 3 race. → Read More

When does daylight saving time end this year? Why do we turn our clocks back?

Despite a push by the NC Legislature to make daylight saving time permanent, NC residents will still be required to turn back their clocks on Nov. 6. → Read More

Hidden treasures: 6 destinations that capture the unique spirit of Craven County

Craven County is home to a number of hidden gem parks, museums and businesses that offer new perspectives on makes it a special place to live. → Read More

Flight to freedom: bald eagle will be released Sunday at Martin Marietta Park

An adult bald eagle that was rescued and rehabilitated by Wild at Heart Wildlife Sanctuary will be released at Martin Marietta Park in New Bern. → Read More

Planning to buy a gun in Craven County? 10 things to know about state, local firearm laws

North Carolina is generally a friendly state for gunowners, with few restriction on the purchase and carrying of firearms beyond background checks. → Read More

Stealing grease? Borrowing dogs? Here are 7 of N.C.'s strangest laws

North Carolina stands out for having some of the strangest laws, and strangest penalties, such as prohibitions against stealing grease and pine straw. → Read More

New Bern man fighting for wife and others who suffer from fatal neurodegenerative diseases

A New Bern husband is fighting for his wife and others who suffer from neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington's, ALS, and Parkinson's. The July 16 Paddle Battle in New Bern will raise funds for Task Force Neuro that works to aid those who struggle with finding care. → Read More

‘Down a deep, dark path’: Mental illness can be both cause and effect of homelessness

Mental illness has been shown to be a leading cause of homelessness. The homeless of New Bern is no exception. → Read More

Michelle Cash defeats incumbent Billy Davis in Lenoir Board of Education District 1 primary

Michelle Cash defeated incumbent Billy Davis in the Lenoir County Board of Education District 1 primary race. → Read More

Local artists explore Eastern N.C. diversity with one-of-a-kind creations

Local artists ranging from screenwriters to poets to photographers and musicians are sharing their talents with the world. → Read More

The Neuse has a new Riverkeeper, and an advocate for change

Samantha Krop, Sound Rivers’ new Neuse Riverkeeper, will work with government and industry leaders as an advocate for the health of the Neuse River. → Read More

Organ donation is not common in Craven County. Here is why you may consider it.

National Donate Life Awareness Month honors donors, their families, those waiting and recipients who have received organ, eye and tissue donations. → Read More

Craven Habitat for Humanity gifted $1.25M by billionaire philanthropist

Habitat for Humanity of Craven County has been gifted $1.25 million as part of a multi-organization donation by author MacKenzie Scott. → Read More

'Bigger and better' service for Craven County veterans on the horizon

Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the Veterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Garden and Veterans Stand-Down are returning in new forms for 2022 → Read More

How these 5 historical events impacted New Bern’s Black community

From the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, New Bern's history is filled with events that have impacted its Black residents. → Read More

COVID-19 home tests in short supply in New Bern pharmacies

A nationwide shortage of home COVID-19 tests has hit home in the New Bern area, with most area drugstores running out of the at-home antigen tests. → Read More

Empty Stocking Fund seeks holiday donations for families in need

The Empty Stocking Fund is seeking donations for the Salvation Army to help families in need during the Christmas season. → Read More