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New Bern Mayor, Aldermen, and Craven County Commissioner Primary Election Results

Note: Results are unofficial. The results are in for the City of New Bern Municipal Election and the Primary Election for Craven County Commissioners!. Bob Brinson wins contested race for Alderman Ward 6. Toussaint Summers, Jr. for Mayor, Sabrina Bengel for Alderman Ward 1, and Jennell Reddick for Alderman Ward 2 are front runners, but Alderman Jeffrey Odham, Rick Prill, and Hazel Royal may request runoffs. Stay tuned.
CRAVEN COUNTY, NC
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Area Death Notices - May 16, 17 & 18

Barbara Joyce of Morehead City, passed away Monday, May 16, 2022 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Condolences and life tributes may be sent to the family at www.noebrooks.net Arrangements by Noe-Brooks Funeral Home, Morehead City, NC. Alfred Hopkins, Beaufort. Alfred Hopkins, 86, of Beaufort, passed away on Wednesday, May...
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Outstanding absentee ballots could impact razor-thin New Bern mayoral race

NEW BERN, N.C. (WITN) - Election officials say there are 77 absentee ballots out there for the New Bern mayoral race that have not yet been counted. Meloni Wray, Craven County Elections director, says those votes could swing the extremely tight race between Toussaint Summers, former New Bern police chief, and Jeffrey Odham, current New Bern alderman, who currently have only one vote separating them in the mayoral race after Tuesday’s primary election.
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Atlantic Beach Music Festival happening Saturday

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C (WNCT) – The weekend will be full of music and fun as the Atlantic Beach Music Festival is right on track. The festival will take place this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at The Circle, located at 115 Atlantic Blvd. Let’s Go Out! Festivals in ENC The festival is free […]
ATLANTIC BEACH, NC
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Water main break impacting water customers, traffic in New Bern

NEW BERN, Craven County — A water main break has closed down a street in an eastern North Carolina city. City crews in New Bern are currently working to repair a damaged water main in the 2400 block of Trent Road, between Simmons Street and Hotel Drive. During the...
NEW BERN, NC

NWS confirms EF-1 tornado hit New Bern, NC area Monday

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) – Some residents are recovering after a possible tornado had touched down in parts of the New Bern area Monday night, leaving some of its destruction behind. Residents said they were very scared and, despite the significant damage the storm caused in the areas impacted, they’re grateful they and their loved […]
NEW BERN, NC
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Tap That Prepares to Celebrate Anniversary Block Party

The 2nd Annual Tap That Anniversary Block Party will be held this Saturday, May 21st on the 900 and 1000 Blocks of Pollock Street in Greater Downtown New Bern, also known as the “Beermuda Triangle.” The festivities will begin at 2:00 p.m. There will be live music from...
NEW BERN, NC
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Charles Lagle, 78; service May 21

Charles (Recon) David Lagle, 78, of Havelock, N.C., died May 13, 2022, after an extended illness. Recon was born in Anderson, Indiana on March 30th, 1944. He was a retired Marine who served three tours in Vietnam and many years in the National Guard. A memorial service will be held...
MOREHEAD CITY, NC

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

In August, Jones County Sheriff Danny Heath passed away, and the Jones County Board of Commissioners appointed former Chief Deputy Matthew Wineman to fill the position. Wineman would later file to run for the office of Jones County sheriff, going up against current Maysville Chief of Police Carl Baugus Tuesday night in the Republican primary election.
PAMLICO COUNTY, NC
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David Quinn, Chadwick, Mull easily win Republican primaries for county commission, board of education

BEAUFORT — Incumbent County Commissioner Chris Chadwick swept to victory in the Down East district, and David Quinn topped Tim Quinn to replace longtime Commissioner Robin Comer in the Western Carteret district in Republican primary elections Tuesday. The Quinns were fighting for the seat being vacated by longtime Republican...
CARTERET COUNTY, NC
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Road work to close street in New Bern

NEW BERN, Craven County — A street in New Bern is expected to close for two days. Water Resources will be out on Pollock Street Wednesday, May 18 and Thursday, May 19. The road closure will begin at 7 a.m. and the road will reopen at 5 p.m. Officials...
NEW BERN, NC
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Gordon McQueen III, 50; service May 20

Gordon “CJ” McQueen III, 50, of Morehead City, died Thursday, May 12, 2022, at home. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, May 20, 2022, at Noe-Brooks Funeral Home with McDonough officiating. The burial will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Friday and at other times at the family home.
MOREHEAD CITY, NC
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EF-1 Tornado hit Craven County Monday evening

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - The National Weather Service in Newport issued a tornado warning for Craven County Monday shortly after an EF-1 tornado or gustnado touched down a few miles west-northwest of New Bern. The NWS conducted a survey of storm damage Tuesday to reach their conclusion. Based on the direction of crop damage and a different direction of roof damage to a home, they decided it was a brief tornado.
CRAVEN COUNTY, NC
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New Bern Yacht Club presents The Fish-Eye View of Carolina Shipwrecks

New Bern Yacht Club’s next General Membership Meeting will be Tuesday, May 24, 6:30 p.m. Social Hour, 7:30 p.m. Program and Business Meeting. Divin’ Dawgs Scuba will present “The Fish-Eye View,” a diver’s perspective on the coastal shipwrecks along the Eastern North Carolina Coastline. Divin’ Dawgs is based in New Bern and teaches a range of recreational and technical diving courses.
NEW BERN, NC
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