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Recent articles by Trevor:

New Bern sees 2 new department heads hired in 1 week

The City of New Bern announced the hiring of two new department heads in the same week during the Board of Aldermen meeting on Jan. 11. → Read More

New era for Havelock: City manager steps into role today. Here's what to know

Chris McGee comes from Raleigh and starts his role as Havelock's new city manager today. This is McGee's first city manager role and he brings an experience level most city managers do not. → Read More

Craven County school board makes decision on mask policy

Craven County school board revisited its optional mask policy five days before students return to school for the spring semester. → Read More

Craven County's first born in 2022: Havelock mother gives birth to healthy baby girl

A mother from Havelock gave birth to the first baby born in Craven County in 2022 early Saturday morning. → Read More

Check out these 5 cocktails available for New Year's Eve festivities in New Bern

With a handful of New Year's Eve events taking place in downtown New Bern, we compiled a list of the Top 5 cocktails to try. → Read More

No school on Fridays: Bear Town Academy to experiment with new standard of shortened week

Bear Town Academy's first semester served as a five-day school. Beginning in January, the school will move to Monday-Thursday. → Read More

Havelock hires new city manager, previous manager's resignation left unanswered

Havelock's mayor and board of commissioners announced they have hired a new city manager, expected to start at the beginning of next year. → Read More

E.T. Mitchell to run for re-election in 2022 Craven County commissioner race

Craven County Commissioner Etteinne "E.T." Mitchell announced Wednesday morning she will seek re-election in the upcoming 2022 commissioner race. → Read More

Masks in Craven County Schools: 5 things to know about the recent policy changes

Many questions surrounded the Craven County Board of Education on Thursday when they lifted the school mandate for the first time since the pandemic began. → Read More

$66+ million coming to local projects as teachers, state employees get pay raise

Governor Roy Cooper is expected to sign the new state budget into law later this week. Within the budget, local projects in Eastern North Carolina are listed to receive funding. → Read More

Internet company brings more options to New Bern

New Bern residents are now several months away from having another internet option. MetroNet expects its first customers to have service by the spring → Read More

Freeze-drying candy: Pollocksville veteran, nuclear engineer starts business

A Navy veteran from Pollocksville has started his own freeze-drying business, running operations with his family. → Read More

Sen. Jim Perry seeks second elected term, will run in Craven, Lenoir in 2022

Current state Senator Jim Perry announced his re-election campaign. With recent redistricting maps finalized, Perry will run to represent Lenoir, Craven, and Beaufort counties. → Read More

These 5 NC counties will all see shifts in redistricting. What it means for you for 2022 elections

With statewide redistricting efforts finished, constituents now know who their representatives will be, setting up the 2022 election cycle. → Read More

Craven bus drivers, subs and teacher assistants get a noticeable bump in pay

Craven County Schools asked for pay raises for three employee groups, which the Board of Education approved during the Oct. 21 meeting. → Read More

Former New Bern chief of police to throw hat into mayor ring

New Bern chief of police for a decade & recently retired Toussaint Summers announced his plan to run for New Bern mayor in the upcoming 2022 election. → Read More

Claims of New Bern elected, appointed officials blocking social media users bring red flags

Several New Bern elected officials are under fire for reportedly blocking constituents on social media. Questions surface to the legality of the action. → Read More

Alleged Thursday morning fight between two men leads to shooting in Pamlico

Pamlico County sheriffs arrest a man after an alleged fight broke out that led to a shooting early Thursday morning. → Read More

FEMA: Eight New Bern residential properties flooded in Florence to be demolished, removed

FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program is assisting eight New Bern homeowners in relocating after Hurricane Florence damaged their homes. → Read More

Campaign season: How the contested races for local government are shaping up

November elections for Lenoir, Pamlico, Jones Counties are on the doorstep with a month left in the campaign season. Here is a look at who is running. → Read More