Lee Bettis for Mayor of New Bern

Lee Bettis
Lee Bettis, New Bern Mayoral candidate believes the role of the Mayor to be simply stated – Leadership. When asked his vision of New Bern, he stated “a city with a vibrant self-sustaining economy, a responsive and respected government and an involved and proactive citizenry”. This vision includes vital historic districts, a downtown filled with […]
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Cycling the MS Bike Tour at Age 80

It’s the bike stupid! Sounds trite but I really mean it. A road bike is the way to go for cross-country cycling. Years ago I wondered how folks could pedal mile after mile. I wanted to join group rides but I wasn’t sure I could keep up. It wasn’t until I entered the Senior Games […]
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>Hwy 70 Corridor Project

>Guest Blogger: Mr. Rodger Whitney There was an interesting meeting on Thursday night at Brinson regarding these spots in particular and touching on the entire “Super 70” idea. 70 Corridor Project, James City area After listening to the discussion on 9-10-09, I did some research and made some observations. I hope you do not mind […]
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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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