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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Craven County Hosts ENC Tech Bridge Industry Day /Technology Scan Event

Craven County Economic Development, the Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Tech Bridge and Fleet Readiness Center East (FRC East) will hold an Industry Day/Technology Scan Event on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Havelock Tourist a...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Coastal Carolina Regional Airport Announces New Non-Stop Washington D.C. Route

EWN airport

American Airlines To Begin Flying Between EWN and DCA in June
(New Bern, NC) February 25, 2021 – Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN) and American Airlines are proud to announce that a new seasonal non-stop route between New Bern, N.C., and Was...
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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Navy launches newest Tech Bridge in Eastern North Carolina

NEWS RELEASE Fleet Readiness Center East Public Affairs Office 252-464-9111 • PSC Box 8021 • Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C. • 

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

A 270-acre master-planned community thrives under new ownership, millions in improvements

Lake Tyler subdivision in Craven County, NC

New Bern Sun JournalOctober 19, 2021

A 270-acre, master-planned community less than 15 minutes from downtown New Bern has made considerable progress since re-launching in 2018 and has no plans to slow down.

In the last 12 to 18 months, millions of dollars w...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Cherry Point ready for monumental decade to continue vital role in New Bern area

Havelock is home to the 29,000-acre Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, which is poised for unprecedented growth and impact on the New Bern area.

It is the largest marine air station on either coast and only one capable of operating 24/7, 365 days a yea...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

C1A Holds Stakeholder Meeting at New Bern Riverfront Convention Center

September 1, 2021 (Craven County, NC): On Wednesday evening, September 1, 2021, the Craven 100 Alliance (C1A) held its Stakeholder Meeting with well over 100 guests in attendance. The event, which highlighted Craven County’s economic accomplishm...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Craven County is a 'can-do' community, business leaders discuss rising economic growth

Craven County Industrial Park_Courtesy New Bern Sun Journal

Story by Julia Masters, New Bern Sun Journal

The Board of Comissioners approved the sale of an 8-acre tract of land in Craven County Industrial Park to Aeronautical Systems Incorporated at their June 7 meeting. The company will invest $5....

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

BSH schedules two job fairs this summer to help fill critical positions


BSH Home Appliance in New Bern is looking to fill several dozen jobs in an urgent push to employ and help fill the supply of their globally recognized home appliances. 

Working closely with NC Works Career Center of Craven County, the first job fa...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

6th Annual Outdoor Job Fair - March 2021

2021 Craven Works Outdoor Job Fair Flyer_QR Code

If you are looking for a career change or an employment opportunity in Craven County, this job fair will introduce you to several area employers looking to hire. Pre-registration is required for all job seekers. If you have a resume, you can be pre-matche...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

BSH Hiring for Spring 2021

BSH Relocation Package

Find out how easily you can achieve at BSH Home Appliance by applying for one of the newly created available positions located in New Bern, NC. This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading global brand that focuses on innovation, commitment and open-...

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

New shell building project approved for Craven Industrial Park

Craven Shell Building

During their December 7 meeting, the Craven County Board of Commissioners approved the sale of six acres of property within the Industrial Park to Bayfront Development for $20,000 an acre, or a total of $120,000. According to Economic Development Director...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

MPI Group machine to be used for Tesla cars

MPI Group

MPI Group, a manufacturer of custom lamination and processing equipment, recently finished work on its first custom project, a flame lamination machine that will be used to manufacture car seats for Tesla, the Palo Alto, California-based company co-founde...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Broadband Services Extended in the Havelock Industrial Park

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 New Bern, NC – The Craven 100 Alliance (C1A), in partnership with the Havelock Regional Development Corporation (HRDC), are pleased to announce the extension of broadband internet services in the Havelock Industrial Park, located on Ou...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

MCAS Cherry Point to break ground for first F-35 MILCON project

WEBCAST: MCAS Cherry Point to break ground for first F-35 MILCON project


MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. (Sept. 2, 2020) — Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point will break ground to begin construction on the first o...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Craven Community College continues to expand Volt Center

Volt Center

The latest additions to the lot include the relocation of the college’s small business center and the opening of the makerspace — a garage used to innovate ideas and run classes like welding.  >> Read more: http...
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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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