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New Bern exit ramp closed Tuesday for repair

CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) -Drivers may have to alter their journey to work because an exit ramp is Craven County is closed Tuesday morning for repair. North Carolina Department of Transportation officials say exit ramp 417A, also known as US 70W onto Front Street will be closed this morning for shoulder repair.
NEW BERN, NC
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Severe thunderstorm warning for Jones, Onslow counties

TRENTON, Jones County — A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Jones, Craven, Pitt and Beaufort counties. The warning lasts through 6:45 p.m. Monday, May 23, 2022. Previous: A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Jones, Craven and Carteret counties. The warning lasts through 6 p.m. Monday...
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New Bern-Craven County Library to Feature Coastal Photo Club Art Exhibit

The Coastal Photo Club (CPC) announces a new display of fantastic photographs going on display and free to the public. CPC will be the featured artist on display at the New Bern-Craven County Public Library located at 400 Johnson Street in New Bern. The collection will showcase outstanding images from some of the region’s best photographers.
NEW BERN, NC
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Havelock animal shelter to close temporarily for repairs and maintenance

HAVELOCK, Craven County — Havelock police officials said they will close the animal control shelter for a week or more. They said it is for floor repairs, painting and maintenance. The temporary closure will begin Wednesday May 25, 2022. Havelock Chief of Police Christopher Morning said animal control officers...
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Juneteenth Exhibition Features Local African American Artists

Craven Arts Council is proud to present their annual Juneteenth exhibition in the Main Gallery. This exhibition will feature work by local African American artists. Craven Arts Council will host a reception during the June ArtWalk from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 10th. Juneteenth is celebrated...
CRAVEN COUNTY, NC
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Join Craven PIE for Annual Luncheon — Support and Recognize Local Educators

More than 500 educators, business leaders, community members, and elected officials will fill the New Bern Riverfront Convention and Visitors Center on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, for the PIE Annual Luncheon. This annual event supports and recognizes the educators in Craven County Schools. PIE awarded over $400,000 through various grants and programs during the 2021-22 school year.
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Honor the Service and Sacrifice of Our Fallen Veterans During Memorial Day Ceremony

On Monday, May 30, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, veterans and the community are invited to attend the Memorial Day Ceremony at the New Bern National Cemetery located at 1711 National Avenue. The Craven County Veterans’ Council, the event sponsor, is pleased to announce the return of Memorial Day Ceremony to the New Bern National Cemetery following a two-year absence due to Federal COVID restrictions.
CRAVEN COUNTY, NC
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Highway 70 ramps in New Bern to close for continued work this week

NEW BERN, Craven County — The Highway 70 construction project in New Bern remains ongoing. There will be more ramp closures this week which may slow up traffic during the morning commute Tuesday and Wednesday. The ramp between Highway 70 and Front Street at exit 417A will be closed...
NEW BERN, NC
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North Carolina man sentenced to 18 years in prison for distribution of methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin and fentanyl

Jonathan Pak, 36, of Craven County, was sentenced to 216 months in prison for the distribution of approximately five kilograms of methamphetamine, two and a half kilograms of cocaine, more than 390 grams of heroin and 160 grams of fentanyl, according to a Friday, May 20, 2022 press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of North Carolina.
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History quest makes learning fun and keeps New Bern's History alive

NEW BERN, Craven County — Families put their sleuthing skills to the test Sunday during a scavenger hunt. The New Bern Historical Society hosted their history quest that led participants around town from the New Bern Battlefield to Historical Downtown to Fort Totten Park. Organizers gave amateur sleuths clues;...
NEW BERN, NC

New Bern man sentenced to 18 years after drug conviction

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Jonathan Pak, 36, of Craven County, was sentenced to 216 months in prison for the distribution of approximately five kilograms of methamphetamine, two and a half kilograms of cocaine, more than 390 grams of heroin and 160 grams of fentanyl.   According to court documents, evidence presented in court and other documents, from […]
NEW BERN, NC
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Ramp Closures on U.S. 70 in Craven County

JavaScript must be enabled to use some features of this site. ​NEW BERN – Ramps going to and from U.S. 70 in New Bern are scheduled to be closed a portion of the next two days. The U.S. 70 West ramp to Front Street (Exit 417A) is scheduled to...
CRAVEN COUNTY, NC
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Habitat for Humanity to Celebrate Cox Family Home Dedication

Habitat for Humanity of Craven County has been building homes, community, and hope in the Pembroke neighborhood over the past year and is gearing up to continue. On Saturday, May 21 at 8:30 a.m., Habitat will celebrate Christine Cox and family with a home dedication at 1904 Wake Street. The home dedication will acknowledge her journey to homeownership and celebrate the beginning of a new chapter as she and her family prepare to move into their home. The community is invited to join the celebration with Habitat for Humanity staff, volunteers, community partners, and city and county officials.
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