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Craven Strong

Hurricane Florence Anniversary in New Bern-Craven County

A year after Florence: New Bern’s resurgent prosperity A year after Hurricane Florence barreled through in mid-September 2018, New Bern and Craven County have once again proven resiliency in the face of catastrophe. Craven County Manager Jack Veit said Craven County has led the state in federal disaster declarations since 1953, with 22 declarations. Hurricane …

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Carolina Nature Coalition

Environmental Justice and a Just Florence Recovery

The current activities towards Environmental Justice and a Just Florence Recovery will be presented by Ashley Daniels, a participant and activist in environmental and social justice projects before and after the devastation of Hurricane Florence. Environmental Justice is the effort to promote health and environmental equity, clean industry, safe workplaces, and fair access to all …

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HistoriCorps - New Bern Academy

Tryon Palace Contracts with HistoriCorps to Begin Brick Work at New Bern Academy

Tryon Palace is pleased to announce they have contracted with HistoriCorps, who have begun work at the New Bern Academy. Beginning Monday, April 8, volunteers with HistoriCorps have begun repointing historic brickwork with traditional lime mortar to restore and protect the New Bern Academy. The repair of this important historic building is being made possible …

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Craven County Schools

Craven County Schools will remain closed through September 28

Craven County continues to be under a state of emergency. Craven County Schools executive staff members, facilities and maintenance staff, and school leaders have completed the damage assessments of schools. Current assessments include lack of power at several school sites, roof and tree damage in multiple locations, and a few schools experienced flooding. Four of …

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U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular Aids Customers Impacted by Hurricane Florence

The wireless company also makes donation to American Red Cross to help recovery effort Statement from Jeremy Taylor, director of sales for U.S. Cellular in eastern North Carolina: U.S. Cellular is committed to helping and serving our customers who are impacted by Hurricane Florence. U.S. Cellular continues to restore service throughout the impacted cities in …

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Veterans Organic Garden Hurricane Florence

Veterans Organic Garden: Hurricane Florence Damage

First and foremost, please do not stop anything that you are doing to save, feed or shelter anyone. I am just putting this information out so that if you can assist in any way we would appreciate your help. For many of you this is just information. The Veterans Organic Garden suffered extensive damage and …

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Tom from Tom’s Coins & Antiques and Hope from A Hopeful Balance

“Bear City Beat” A Resilient City Smiles in The Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

If you search #HurricaneFlorence on any social media platform, you’ll likely see hundreds of thousands of posts of all the damage this nasty hurricane delivered. I’m here today, to show you how the people of this little city in North Carolina are #NewBernStrong. Homes have been destroyed, businesses have been flooded – you wouldn’t know it …

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Craven County Schools

Hurricane Florence – School Closings

Craven County continues to be under a mandatory evacuation order by Craven County government. Until this order is lifted, Craven County Schools strongly recommends that staff members and our school families who evacuated the area do not return until the evacuation order is lifted. A timeline for reopening schools will be made in the coming …

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Hurricane Recovery

We will resume posting articles when we have Internet access

With Hurricane Florence impacting New Bern and Eastern NC, we are in the Mountains of Western NC until the storm passes and we can get back to New Bern. In the meantime, we have very limited Internet access, so we won’t be publishing the daily articles until we have a stronger Internet signal. We hope …

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