Media Releases

Date Time Summary
10/21/16 4:30pm Instructions for Hurricane Matthew Debris Cleanup Press Release 21
10/20/16 5:00pm Farm Life Elementary Emergency Shelter Closed Press Release 20
10/20/16 2:00pm FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance Visiting Hurricane Matthew Victims Press Release 19
10/19/16 3:30pm Disaster Relief Supplies Point of Distribution Site Opens Thursday Press Release 18
10/18/16 6:20pm FEMA Registration is Open for Craven County Residents Impacted by Flooding Press Release 17
10/18/16 6:15pm Donation Receiving Centers Press Release 16
10/17/16 5:00pm Craven County State of Emergency Continued.  See Proclamation.
10/17/16 12:00pm Craven County Develops Road Map to Recovery Press Release 15 and Map to Central Receiving and Distribution Point.
10/16/16 3:30pm Mobile Feeding Stations and Detour Route Press Release 14
10/15/16 2:30pm American Red Cross Mobile Feeding Station Locations and Times Press Release 13.
10/15/16 1:20pm Emergency Donation Centers Press Release 12.
10/14/16 10:50am Craven County State of Emergency Continues. See Press Release 11 and Continued State of Emergency.
10/11/16 5:00pm Farm Life Elementary Emergency Shelter Open and updated areas at risk for flooding.  See Press Release 10 for full details.
10/10/16 4:00pm Farm Life Elementary Emergency Shelter Reopened.  See Press Release 9 for full details.
10/09/16 4:58pm Emergency Shelters close at 5:00 p.m. today in Craven County.  Click here for the Press Release 8.
10/09/16 9:53am Citizens Urged to Prepare for Extreme River Flooding in Areas of Craven County.  Click here for the Press Release 7 for full details.
10/09/16 9:49am Brinson Elementary Emergency Shelter Closed.  Click here for the Press Release 6 for full details.
10/08/16 7:10pm Extreme River Flooding Expected in Areas of Craven County.  Click here for the Press Release 5 for full information.
10/07/16 5:45pm Craven County Convenience Centers closed Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 due to Hurricane Matthew, click here for the Press Release 4 with all the details.
10/07/16 5:00pm Craven County Board of Commissioner Chairman signs Proclamation Declaring State of Emergency.  Click here for Emergency Proclamation and Press Release 2 containing full State of Emergency.
10/07/16 4:00pm Craven County will open 4 (four) emergency shelter locations on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 at 10 am, click here for the Press Release 3 containing locations, times and details...
10/05/16 1:00pm Craven County is preparing for Hurricane Matthew and encouraging citizens to to the same.  Click here for the Press Release 1.
09/29/16 7:30pm The Coastal Environmental Partnership announces Household Hazardous Waste Collections Events in New Bern and Bayboro on Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 9am to noon.  Click here for the full Press Release.
08/19/16 4:15pm NEW BERN-CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. – Domestic visitors to and within Craven County spent $130.55 million in 2015, an increase of 2.5 percent from 2014, Visit North Carolina announced today. This is a record high for visitor spending in Craven County based on data collected back to 1990. Click here for the full press release.
05/04/16 1:00pm Craven County hires Jeffrey "Jeff" M. Futrell as the new Veteran Services Director.  Jeff begins work on Monday, May, 9, 2016, click here for the full press release.
07/09/15 5:00pm The July 20, 2015 meeting of the Craven County Board of Commissioners has been cancelled. The next regular session will be held on August 3, 2015 at 7:00 pm, click here for the media release.
06/25/15 5:00pm Unused Pill Drop Box Installed in Craven County Sheriff’s Department at Craven County Judicial Center on Clark's Road, click here for the media release.
03/23/15 5:00pm Craven County posts Media Statement regarding Suspension of License to operate The Courtyards at Berne Village Memory Care, click here for the statement.
03/10/15 10:45am Coastal Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET) posts its results since beginning operations in 2012, click here to see the Press Release.
11/17/14 4:00pm Notice of Public Hearing of the Craven County Board of Commissioners Regarding Incentives for Project Global for Economic Development Purposes.  Below are the attachments for Public inspection.

(1) Economic Development Grant Agreement

(2) Agreement Conveying Real Property for Economic Development Purposes

(3) Deed of Trust

(4) Promissory Note
09/19/14 4:45pm
The Craven County Health Department has issued a public health alert in Craven County after receiving notice today from the North Carolina State Lab that a dog has tested positive for rabies. See the Press Release.
07/22/14 4:00pm Craven County announces Transportation Director hired for Craven Area Rural Transit System. See the the Press Release.
07/03/14 2:00 pm Craven County issues a State Of Emergency for Hurricane Arthur effective 4:00 pm today, Thursday, July 3, 2014. See the full Press Release.




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