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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Apartment complex confirmed for West New Bern site

Despite setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, developers are moving forward with plans for West New Bern, Weyerhaeuser’s planned mixed-use community near N.C. 43 and U.S. 70.

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Virtual business fair promotes children's passions, creativity

NEW BERN, Craven County — Kid entrepreneurs are preparing for the first annual Craven County Children's Virtual Business Fair this weekend.

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Community College offers free manufacturing program

GREENVILLE, N.C. -As unemployment numbers remain high, Craven Community College is offering a free 16 hour course through their Volt Center. The Manufacturing Pathway program is free for students to take part in, and takes just two days to complete.

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

College partnership offers training to fill jobs at BSH

NEW BERN, Craven County — An eastern North Carolina college is working to help fill job openings at BSH Home Appliances Corporation.

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Police department looks to get virtual training simulator

New Bern, N.C. (WITN) - In an effort to provide officers with better training, the New Bern Police Department is taking steps to get a virtual training simulator.

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Posted on: June 13, 2020

FRC East expands repair and testing capabilities on F-35 components

HAVELOCK, Craven County — A new public-private partnership with Lockheed Martin gives Fleet Readiness Center East another means of supporting naval aviation, repair and testing on 14 F-35 components.

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Navy recognizes FRC East employee as a "rising star"

CHERRY POINT — A Fleet Readiness Center East employee earned Navy recognition as a rising star in the equal employment opportunity field.

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

School district hosts virtual recruitment fair

NEW BERN, Craven County — Those looking for a job amid the coronavirus pandemic have an opportunity to see what jobs Craven County Schools has available during the district's first-ever virtual recruitment fair.

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Craven County CARTS to experiment with routes for workforce development

NEW BERN, Craven County — A CARTS temporary program may help those in Craven County commute to and from work.

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Craven CC, Volt Center receive mock assembly line from Moen

Craven Community College (Craven CC) received a mock assembly line from Moen with the purpose of training students attending workforce development classes at the Volt Center.

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

MOEN receives United Way Spirit of North Carolina Award

United Way of Coastal Carolina announced that MOEN, Inc. (New Bern Plant) has been awarded the 2018 Spirit of North Carolina for Manufacturing (500-1001 employees).

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Employer Re-opening Guide, in Connection with COVID-19

To assist businesses as they re-open, here is an Employer Re-opening Guide provided by the Department of Commerce, Division of Workforce Solutions. Contact NCWorks with questions and for more information at (252) 514-4828.

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Childcare Assistance for Essential Personnel, in Connection with COVID-19

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Are you an essential worker in NC?

Do you need childcare?

Call 1-888-600-1685 for local options. Financial assistance may be available.


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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Immediate Employment Opportuntities in NC in Connection with COVID-19

EDPNC has set up a web site (link below) for immediate job openings during COVID-19.  Please share the site with anyone who has been laid off or are seeking a job.  Also, if you know of a company hiring that is not included please let ou...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Disaster Loan Assistance Offered by the SBA in Connection to COVID-19

The SBA’s COVID-19 ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN APPLICATION is available here: https://covid19relief.sba.gov/#/

 

And a list of the documents businesses will need listed here:

SBA Documents Needed for CARES Act Loan Program

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

NCDHHS Announces Hotline for Critical Workers Seeking Child Care Options

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) has partnered with the North Carolina Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) network to launch a hotline to provide child care options for children of critical workers who do not ha...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

NCDPS Emergency Management Contact: Requesting Assistance of Companies with Flexible Manufacturing

The NC Department of Public Safety is requesting that companies in need of particular items, or if they can transition their production to make needed items to deal with this health crisis, to contact the individual listed below with the NC Department of ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

NC Department of Commerce: Tips & Resources for Small Business Community in Connection with COVID-19

Things are changing hourly and updated information is being shared on a regular basis, so we appreciate your patience as we share this information as it is provided to us. NC Department of Commerce has some resources for your small businesses – ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

SBA Disaster Loan Assistance in Connection to COVID-19

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The SBA Administrator, Jovita Carranza, announced on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, that the U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to North Carolina small businesses suffering substantial econom...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Hurricane Florence Business Recovery Assessment

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The data collected will provide a resource for local, state and federal agencies to understand how much the business community in Craven County has recovered from Florence, as well as identify where additional aide is most needed.

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Craven County COVID-19 Update for August 10, 2020

Craven County has 753 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 12:00 p.m. on August 10, 2020. Of the newest cases, 15 additional cases were confirmed in the afternoon on August 7, 2020, three on August 8, 2020, four on August 9, 2020, and four today. Out of the 753...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Craven County COVID-19 Update for August 6, 2020

Craven County has 714 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 11:30 a.m. on August 6, 2020. Out of the 714 confirmed positive cases, 515 of those individuals have recovered, are doing well, and are out of isolation. The recovered cases completed the necessary isol...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Craven County Hurricane Isaias Debris Information

Craven County invites residents that wish to dispose of debris generated by Hurricane Isaias to visit any of our seven convenience sites for assistance. Normal hours of operation for the convenience sites are Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 7:00 a...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Craven County COVID-19 Update for August 5, 2020

Craven County has 695 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 11:30 a.m. on August 5, 2020. Out of the 695 confirmed positive cases, 514 of those individuals have recovered, are doing well, and are out of isolation. The recovered cases completed the necessary isol...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Craven County COVID-19 Update for August 4, 2020

Craven County has 686 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 2:00 p.m. on August 4, 2020. Out of the 686 confirmed positive cases, 510 of those individuals have recovered, are doing well, and are out of isolation. The recovered cases completed the necessary isola...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Craven County to Open Emergency Shelters Later Today

Craven County Emergency Management will open three Emergency Shelters on Monday, August 3, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at the following locations for citizens living in low lying areas prone to flooding who have nowhere else to relocate to:

1. Havelock High School (...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Craven County COVID-19 Update for August 3, 2020

Craven County has 673 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 11:00 a.m. on August 3, 2020. Of the newest cases, five additional cases were confirmed in the afternoon on July 31, 2020, four on August 1, 2020, three on August 2, 2020 and eight today. Out of the 673...

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Posted on: August 2, 2020

Craven County Issues State of Emergency

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Craven County declared a State of Emergency in preparation for Tropical Storm Isaias to be effective at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 2, 2020 in preparation for tropical storm conditions such as high winds and heavy rain.    

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Craven County COVID-19 Update for July 30, 2020

Craven County has 641 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 11:00 a.m. on July 30, 2020. Out of the 641 confirmed positive cases, 506 of those individuals have recovered, are doing well, and are out of isolation. The recovered cases completed the necessary isola...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Craven County COVID-19 Update for July 29, 2020

Craven County has 629 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 11:30 a.m. on July 29, 2020. Out of the 629 confirmed positive cases, 506 of those individuals have recovered, are doing well, and are out of isolation. The recovered cases completed the necessary isola...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Craven County COVID-19 Update for July 28, 2020

Craven County has 620 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 11:00 a.m. on July 28, 2020. Out of the 620 confirmed positive cases, 493 of those individuals have recovered, are doing well, and are out of isolation. The recovered cases completed the necessary isola...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Craven County COVID-19 Update for July 27, 2020

Craven County has 611 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 12:00 p.m. on July 27, 2020. Of the newest cases, eight additional cases were confirmed in the afternoon on July 24, 2020, three on July 25, 2020, nine on July 26, 2020 and 10 today. Out of the 611 conf...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Proposed Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance

A copy of the Proposed Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance is available for review at the Craven County Planning & Inspections Office - 2828 Neuse Blvd. New Bern, NC Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Follow the link below to read the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance.

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Hurricane Guides Available Online

Hurricane Season is right around the corner and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety has issued a Hurricane Guide with valuable information and preparedness tips to help North Carolinians be prepared. Follow the link to obtain an electronic copy...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

Please find the link below to the updated Pamlico Sound Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan.

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Drainage District Notice

Lenoir, Craven, Jones Drainage District #1 has applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program funding through North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM) as a sub-recipient.

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