>A Ray of Hope for Young Women in Need

> Guest Blogger: Mrs. Sandra E. (Sandi) Wheeler September 12 was indeed a sunny day this year and there is a home on Metcalf Street in New Bern where sunshine is the forecast nearly every day. Sunny Shuptrine is the president of S.T.A.F.F. House Maternity Home Board of Directors and a constant source of humor, […]




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>Vote for Alderman Dana Outlaw

>Guest Blogger: Alderman Dana E. Outlaw, 6th Ward When I have to vote on zoning issues I refer to research given to me by staff in the Zoning Department. I review this information and also I want to know how the Zoning Board voted on this issue. On many serious zoning issues, I attend Zoning […]




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Coastal Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention

Coastal Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention

The Coastal Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention (CCSAP) covers Carteret, Craven, Jones, Onslow and Pamlico counties. We are working with the communities through county task forces to make significant policy changes and changes in the environment to reduce underage drinking, alcohol related car crashes and abuse of prescription drugs. This past summer, we took 25 […]




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New Bern’s National Night Out Against Crime Prevention

National Night Out

A special “Thank You” goes out to the National Night Out (NNO) Committee, New Bern Police Department, City Officials, Neighborhood Watch Groups, and local residents for making New Bern’s NNO a great success! The NNO was developed to foster relationships between local law enforcement, community neighborhood watch groups, and local residents. Building relationships among these […]




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Do You Love to Fish?

Join the East Carolina Saltwater Fishing Club and learn about saltwater fishing, participate in monthly tournaments, and have a great time on the water! They are currently open to new members. You don’t need to have a boat to join in the fun; they have over 70 members with and without boats. The Club meets […]




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New Bern’s Mascot – The Black Bear

Bear Print

I used to be and sometimes am when sitting around the campfire reading “bear attack” stories with my sister. Come turkey season, this is an annual expedition for my sister and me. My 2nd eldest sister, I’ll call her Darlene, comes to New Bern from Grand Island, NY, for turkey hunting season and we pitch […]




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