Trevor Dunnell, New Bern Sun Journal

Trevor Dunnell

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Past articles by Trevor:

From the editor: Here are the changes coming to ENC newspapers

Readers of three eastern North Carolina newspapers will see several immediate changes in the coming days, with a goal of becoming community-oriented. → Read More

From the editor: Paxton Media Group to buy ENC newspapers, focus back on local journalism

Three eastern North Carolina newspapers will officially be under new ownership beginning Dec. 1 after being acquired by a family-owned company. → Read More

From the editor: Sunday's print edition will be delayed due to Hurricane Ian

Due to complications surrounding Hurricane Ian's impact on eastern North Carolina and across the state, the Sunday print edition for the New Bern Sun Journal, Kinston Free Press and Jacksonville Dail… → Read More

Family of fallen Jones County sheriff receives news of their mortgage being paid off

Fallen Jones County Sheriff Danny Heath passed away unexpectedly in August 2021. One year later, his family received incredible news at the hands of a national foundation. → Read More

Despite claims of racial bias, a Fayetteville man's conviction was upheld in 2017 Cove City murder

A Fayetteville man, who was found guilty of murdering a man in Cove City in 2017, appealed his conviction, saying state prosecutors allegedly removed jury members based on their race. → Read More

Three decades later: New Bern native, former D1 basketball player, veteran, earns degree

Getting his bachelor's degree after 32 years of starting college, New Bern native, U.S. Navy veteran, and former Division 1 basketball player Byron Moore said doors he never knew about have begun to open. → Read More

New Bern police investigating homicide in Ghent neighborhood; no arrest made yet

Officers with the New Bern Police Department responded to the Ghent neighborhood Wednesday to investigate a homicide at a home. → Read More

Jones, Pamlico County incumbent sheriffs win Tuesday's primary, both move to November ballot

Jones County Sheriff Matt Wineman and Pamlico County Sheriff Chris Davis win Tuesday's primary and move to November ballot. → Read More

Craven County school board candidate who pledged to drop out, wins Tuesday primary

The Craven County board of education candidate who announced he was dropping out of the race due to his employment won Tuesday's primary. → Read More

New Bern's Ward 1 candidates filled with local government experience. Who will win?

In New Bern's Ward 1 alderman race, the candidate pool is filled with deep political roots. → Read More

What are the most important issues for New Bern's mayoral candidates?

With the May 17 municipal election approaching, New Bern residents will have the chance to vote on a new mayor. → Read More

River Bend Country Club currently pending: What we know, what we don't

The River Bend Country Club went on the market for $1.3 million in September 2021 and remained open for business until it closed earlier this year. → Read More

Beverage, Entertainment, Retail, Neighborhood: New Bern's current proposed social district

Coming up on the one-year mark when House Bill 890 was introduced in the NC General Assembly New Bern is getting closer to having a "social district." → Read More

Martin Marietta Park to open Friday. What can parents, kids can expect

Martin Marietta Park will be the site for a community celebrating the grand opening of the park's Phase 1 amenities. → Read More

Women's History Month: A local political pioneer's advice to the next generation of women

Raliegh native Alice Underhill is a pioneer for women in New Bern and Craven County politics. → Read More

Embezzlement: Bookkeeper for Pamlico public utility ordered to repay $543,132.25

A New Bern woman, employed by Pamlico County, pled guilty to charges of embezzling more than half a million dollars during a seven year period. → Read More

Cherry Point Marines 'ready to deploy' if called upon in European conflict

The war in Ukraine continues to escalate as the country attempts to fend off a full-scale Russian invasion. What that means for MCAS Cherry Point remains to be seen. → Read More

Drinking on the streets of New Bern in 2022? How will it work, where will it be?

Are residents and visitors in New Bern able to walk around downtown drinking an alcoholic beverage? Not yet, but that could change this year. → Read More

Jones County manager to take over CEO position in neighboring county

After a decade and a half of service to Jones County, the county manager is ready for his next challenge, a new position down US Highway 17. → Read More

One in four owe taxes: Why do 25% of Craven County residents have unpaid bills?

A new billing update has allowed Craven County to backtrack thousands of delinquent tax notices but at the cost of millions. → Read More