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UPDATE: New Bern police investigating after complaints of teens with guns
NEW BERN, N.C. (WITN) -New Bern police say complaints of juveniles with guns Monday afternoon led to the discovery of three males and the recovery of three guns, one of which they say was stolen. Around 1:37 p.m., officers responded to First Avenue and Cedar Street about the complaint. The...
Craven County Schools gets grant funding to expand middle school
HAVELOCK, Craven County — Two Eastern North Carolina counties received news they are getting state funding during a visit from State Superintendent Catherine Truitt. Greene County Schools received $12 million for the construction of a new high school and Craven County Schools also received funding, $15 million toward expansion of Tucker Creek Middle School.
Sunken boat being retrieved from Neuse River, headed to Duck Creek Marina
We have a follow up to a story we told you about on News12 This Morning on Monday, Feb. 26, 2024. The boat that is sinking in the Neuse River by East Front Street in New Bern is set to be removed. That's according to Ben Lindemann who works in the downtown New Bern area. Lindemann sent us the video of the boat in the river.
Suspect in custody in Craven County standoff
The Craven County Sheriff’s Office has taken the suspect involved in Monday’s standoff into custody. WNCT's Sarah Gray Barr was at the scene and has more on what happened.
Craven County man charged after armed standoff with deputies
CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - An armed standoff that shut down a major Eastern Carolina highway is over. Craven County deputies shut down U.S. 17 north of Vanceboro for a large part of the day. Traffic began flowing again around 4:45 p.m. Major David McFadyen said deputies were called to...
Updated: In custody, Hwy 17 open after armed standoff in Wilmar
WILMAR, Craven County — Update: The man is in custody and was apprehended without incident. Hwy 17 is now open. Highway 17 in northern Craven County is blocked off in both directions due to heavy police presence just before noon Monday. Officials tell us that the law enforcement and...
Savor the Flavor: New Bern's 6 Most Delectable Pizzas
This article presents a guide to six remarkable pizzerias in New Bern. Have you had the chance to try any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Several fire crews respond to fire at Craven County industrial park
NEW BERN, Craven County — Several fire crews responded to a report of a fire at a hog barn at a Craven County industrial park on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2024. Firefighters arrived on scene and found a working fire on a conveyer belt. Additional units were requested from No....
POLICE: Teenager arrested after shooting at a person in New Bern
NEW BERN, N.C. (WITN) - A teenager was arrested after shooting at a person over an argument, New Bern Police say. Police say 19-year-old Reginald Bryant was arrested after firing shots in the 100 block of Fall Walk at another person, who was not injured. Bryant is facing charges of...
This Low-cost Airline's Latest Sale Has Flights Starting at Just $30 — but You'll Have to Book Soon
The Breeze Airways sale must be booked by Feb. 28.
Quench Your Thirst: Discover 5 Extraordinary Pubs in Havelock
This article presents a guide to five charming pubs located in Havelock. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences. Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below!
The Family Affair Behind Mitchell Hardware
The reason that New Bern’s Historic Trolley Tour pauses in front of Mitchell Hardware is not so that tourists can pick up batteries for their cameras, though they would surely find some in stock. It’s to allow those on board to look along the sidewalk, where folks are sweeping, watering plants, and waving hello outside a general store that’s been part of the city’s landscape for 125 years.
Area Death Notices - Feb. 23, 24 & 25
John Glenn Palombi, 70, of Havelock, North Carolina, passed away on at his home on Friday, February 23, 2024. Born on March 7, 1953, in Binghamton, New York, John was the son of the late Augusto and Barbara Palombi. He was a proud U.S. Marine and Army veteran, serving his country with honor and dedication.
Local Hero: Brittny McGraw of NASA Langley Honored During Black History Month
Brittny McGraw, the News Chief at NASA’s Langley Research Center, is being recognized during Black History Month. McGraw started at NASA Langley in September 2023, after a 20-year career in broadcast journalism. She worked in New Bern, N.C., Dayton, Ohio, Pittsburgh, Pa., and Roanoke, Va. She has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and another in Romance Languages from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. McGraw is dedicated to sharing NASA Langley's story in innovative ways.
Multi-vehicle crash blocks off road in New Bern
NEW BERN, Craven County — A multi-vehicle crash had Neuse Blvd. in New Bern in Craven County blocked off near Burger King Friday, Feb. 23, 2024. Multiple New Bern police officers, firetrucks and emergency workers were on the scene. City of New Bern Public Information Officer Colleen Roberts confirmed...
Registration finally open for fisheries division’s symposium on troubled southern flounder fishery
MOREHEAD CITY — Registration is now open for the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Southern Flounder Symposium, first announced in late January, but registration was not open then. The daylong conference will begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20 at the Riverfront Convention Center of Craven County,...
State fisheries advisory committees to review issue paper on trawling closures to protect submerged aquatic vegetation
NEW BERN — A controversial proposal that could lead to shrimp trawling area closures to protect submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) took a step toward future consideration by the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission last week. The commission, policy-making arm of the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF), voted during its...
Cherry Point Air Show seating options & vehicle registration available
CHERRY POINT, N.C. (WITN) - Highfliers in the east can now register premium seating and parking this year’s Cherry Point Air Show. The event runs from May 11th to the 12th. The air station says there is free general admission and parking, but those who want premium seating may want to act fast to secure their spot. Spots range from $20 to $300 with different amenities like food, privacy, and shade. Premium seating can be bought online here.
New Bern man arrested on drug charges; given $1 million bond
NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — Deputies with the Craven County Sheriff’s Office arrested a New Bern man Wednesday on drug charges. The Craven County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Bureau and North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement were doing traffic stops on Wednesday, looking for a registration violation that was reported to be in the area. During […]
Turning tiaras into confidence: 'Princess for a Day' arrives in New Bern
NEW BERN, Craven County — A program focused on improving a young girls self-image is coming to New Bern. The 'Princess for a Day' program traches youth, ages 3 to 15, about the importance of high self-esteem and confidence through etiquette and runway skills. This program started in Maryland...