News for Human Interest

Friday, June 14, 2019
Contact:  Deedra Durocher, Volunteer & Resource Development (ddurocher@cravencountyhabitat.org)                                                             Betsy McDonald, Homeowner Services Coordinator (bmcdonald@cravencountyhabitat.org)                HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF CRAVEN COUNTY – 252-633-9599Habitat for Humanity aims to improve home affordability in Craven County through new ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
Monday, June 03, 2019
Stop Summer Hunger  What would it be like for you to provide 100 meals?  Imagine you needed to provide 1,000 meals?  5,000?  25,000? or a 100,000?  Well, how about 240,000 meals?   Yes, 240,000 meals is what WNCT 9 On Your Side News Anchor and Honorary Regional Stop Summer Hunger Chairperson Ken Watling has as a local goal to provide local children and their families for the Stop Summer Hunger ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, June 03, 2019
Historical Society Seeks a Few Good Ghosts Ghostwalk Auditions, July 24   New Bern, NC   The New Bern Historical Society is looking for a few good ghosts.  Whether you are a spirited novice or have lots of ghostly experience, the Historical Society wants you to portray the historic characters in this year’s Ghostwalk.   Ghostwalk brings to life noted personalities from New Bern’s past right in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, May 31, 2019
New Bern Historical Society Presents Annual Awards  NEW BERN, NC, The strength of any non-profit organization comes from the time and commitment of its volunteers. The New Bern Historical Society celebrated and recognized some of its legions of volunteers recently at their Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner held at the New Bern Golf and Country Club. Board of Directors President Joe Hunt and ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Chamber, Press Release
Friday, May 31, 2019
CITY OF NEW BERN ISSUES BURN BAN & CANCELS ALL BURNING PERMITS  Due to increased fire risk, New Bern Fire-Rescue has issued a ban on all open burning and canceled all burning permits for the City of New Bern and its Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (Rocky Run, Sandy Point, and Briarwood).  The burning ban goes into effect at 12 p.m. today, May 31, 2019, and will remain in effect until further ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
CarolinaEast Medical Center Receives an ‘A’ Rating for Patient Safety from The Leapfrog Group  (New Bern, NC) – CarolinaEast Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2019 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes CarolinaEast’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release