>City of New Bern Runoff Election

>It looks like New Bern residents will be at the voting both again, this time for runoff voting. It was unclear to me exactly what this voting method was because I’ve never encountered the situation. For those who aren’t familiar with the process, let me explain. Mayor Bayliss and Johnnie Ray Kinsey of Ward 4 […]
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>City of New Bern Election Results

>Congratulations are in order for the winners of the City of New Bern Elections for Mayor and Alderman, although there is the question of run-off elections pending. The best of luck for those effected by the run-off elections. Mayor Bayliss 49% – Lee Bettis at 45%. Lee Bettis requested a run-off election because Candidates have […]
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>The Coastal Environmental Partnership announces Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics collection events

>The Coastal Environmental Partnership announces Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics recycling events in Craven and Pamlico Counties. These events will take place on Saturday, October 17th. The Pamlico County Courthouse on Highway 55 in Bayboro is the site for the Pamlico event. The hours there are 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Craven Community College, 800 […]
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>Recent 50 Million Fish Kill on the Neuse River

>After meeting with Larry Baldwin, Lower Neuse RIVERKEEPER, and Brian Westcott, Program Coordinator, I learned a great deal about how the greater New Bern community can help these hardworking men improve our Neuse River. Word of the recent 50 million fish kill resonates around town. It’s obvious that the time has come for local residents […]
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>Executive Director of the Coastal Environmental Partnership named to Board of Directors of NC SWANA

>Allen M. Hardison, Executive Director of the Coastal Environmental Partnership, has been named to the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Chapter of SWANA (Solid Waste Association of North America). SWANA is a non-profit, international educational organization serving individuals and communities responsible for the management and operation of municipal solid waste management systems. The […]
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Let’s Come Together as a Community

Times are tough. We all know that. That’s all we hear in the media, in the grocery stores, and among local residents. It’s time to change. I’ve been very apprehensive using that word because it can be perceived by some people that change is bad. Not always. Think about the Industrial Revolution. It changed the […]
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>The Salvation Army Needs Our Help!

>The Salvation Army’s Pantry is running low and our big food drive does not take place until December. This is a list of items we are in need of: Canned meat – hams, chicken, corned beef hash, beef stew, chili with beans Soup – Tomato and Chicken noodle Canned green leaf vegetables – collards, turnip […]
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>Your Local Chapter, Coastal Carolina Chapter of the American Red Cross Needs Your Help!

>Presently, we have a disaster team deployed to Georgia, helping those affected by the latest flooding. We provide Services to the Armed Forces (communication between the Military and their Family Members); Health and Safety Training to Volunteer Fire Departments and residents; Disaster Training and Sheltering to our community of Carteret, Craven, Pamlico, and Jones Counties. […]
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