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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

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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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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: 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

Hurricane Florence Business Recovery Assessment

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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