Randy Foster

Editor of New Bern Now (newbernnow.com), New Bern Post (newbernpost.com), Your Story (yourstoryenc.com), and North Carolina Travels (northcarolinatravels.com).

State of Emergency issued in NC after Colonial Pipeline ransomware cyber-attack

In response to the temporary shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline, N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper signed an Executive Order on Monday declaring a state of emergency in North Carolina and temporarily suspending motor vehicle fuel regulations to ensure adequate fuel supply supplies throughout the state. Among other things, the declaration relaxes restrictions on the …

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New Bern Historical Society Offers History Quest: Can you solve a clue? Gather your team

The New Bern Historical Society invites you to test your sleuthing skills in an all-new, family-friendly outdoor history hunt. On Saturday, June 5 at 10 a.m., teams will gather at New Bern Battlefield Park to receive their clues to a series of quests. Hop in your car and follow the clues to find …

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James City Roadwork

James City roadwork: What’s coming up in this multi-year project

You’ve seen the early signs: boarded-up businesses, razed buildings, and relocations. It’s only the beginning of 2-3 years of construction work on U.S. 70 through James City. James City has long been a bottleneck for traffic. It is a convergence of several factors: local traffic to shopping, commuter traffic to Cherry Point, traveler …

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The Pulse on James City roadwork: Who stays, moves … or closes

By Sarah Foster of New Bern Now Here’s an exhaustive list of James City businesses and their respective statuses. Email me with corrections and additions to this list, so we’ll all never wonder again. Who’s staying: Car Quest Auto Parts, 1202 US 70 E.: Staying put. Forbes Mobile Home Supplies, 520 US 70 …

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Join the Longleaf Film Festival 2021—virtually

Watch dozens of independent films, engage with filmmakers, and more Join Longleaf Film Festival’s community of filmmakers and film fans with this weekend of screenings and programming. Start with the One Last (Virtual) Viewing Event, which begins Friday, May 14, at 4 p.m. and continues through Saturday, May 15, at 11 p.m. Watch narrative and documentary shorts …

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Document shredding events to be held, with proceeds going to Rotary charitable giving

“Shredding Saturday” will be Saturday, May 22, at two locations in Craven County. 10 a.m. to noon at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 1605 Neuse Blvd., New Bern 1-3 p.m. at Fairfield Harbour Community Center The first box is free, with additional boxes done for the suggested donation of $10 per box. Take advantage of …

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