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The News & Observer
After violent prison deaths, a top state official is stepping downGuice and other prison leaders, it has been a tumultuous year. In April, Sgt.
The News & Observer / Posted 6 hours ago
Guice and other prison leaders, it has been a tumultuous year. In April, Sgt. Meggan Callahan was killed inside an Eastern North Carolina prison – allegedly by an inmate who beat her to death with a fire extinguisher. The prison was... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
UNCW part of benefit basketball jamboree at UNCLebo and UNCG coach Wes Miller both played at North Carolina before beginning t
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 hours ago
Lebo and UNCG coach Wes Miller both played at North Carolina before beginning their collegiate coaching careers. "Here in eastern North Carolina, we know first hand how devastating the effects of a hurricane can be and have been the benefactor of... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
ECU one of four teams to play in Disaster Relief exhibitionat the Williamson Athletics Center, which is next to the Dean Dome, at GoHeels.
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 9 hours ago
at the Williamson Athletics Center, which is next to the Dean Dome, at GoHeels.com or by calling 1-800-722-HEEL. "Here in eastern North Carolina we know firsthand how devastating the effects of a hurricane can be and have been the beneficiary of... Read more
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The News & Observer
Severe thunderstorm risk Monday night, damaging wind and tornadoes possibleMonday night | News & Observer National Weather Service - Raleigh National We
The News & Observer / Posted 11 hours ago
Monday night | News & Observer National Weather Service - Raleigh National Weather Service - Raleigh Central and eastern North Carolina could see severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and possible tornadoes Monday night. Severe storms... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
'This issue impacts all of us'the drug. It's a cycle Lewis said she's seen many times. Port Health operates
Kinston Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
the drug. It's a cycle Lewis said she's seen many times. Port Health operates 25 detox beds across three facilities in Eastern North Carolina. Since July, 171 people have been admitted to those facilities. More than 50 of those patients were... Read more
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Daily Mail
Portraits depict African American families in the early 1900sLuvenia, and Cora Ward (pictured in 1902) were the daughters of William H. and
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Luvenia, and Cora Ward (pictured in 1902) were the daughters of William H. and Arries Ann Ward, who migrated from eastern North Carolina, where they had been born as slaves. After defending his wife from an attempted rape by a white man,... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Week 10 of The Blitzthree weeks to go in the high school football regular season, we are seeing som
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 days ago
three weeks to go in the high school football regular season, we are seeing some schools really emerge as teams to beat in Eastern North Carolina. But Friday night was a chance at some redemption for teams. D.H. Conley continued its recent success... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Chris Humphery running for state seatrepresent N.C. House District 12, said he recognizes the need for effective lea
Kinston Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
represent N.C. House District 12, said he recognizes the need for effective leadership in Raleigh that serves the needs of eastern North Carolina. Humphrey, 47, owner of Chris Humphrey insurance agency, an exclusive agent for Allstate Insurance,... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Humphery running for state seatrepresent N.C. House District 12, said he recognizes the need for effective lea
Kinston Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
represent N.C. House District 12, said he recognizes the need for effective leadership in Raleigh that serves the needs of eastern North Carolina. Humphrey, 47, owner of Chris Humphrey insurance agency, an exclusive agent for Allstate Insurance,... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Tuna Run 200 Returns to Lenoir CountyFriday, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. through Saturday, Oct. 21, at 4:30 a.m. The race star
Kinston Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
Friday, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. through Saturday, Oct. 21, at 4:30 a.m. The race starts just outside of Raleigh and runs through Eastern North Carolina to finish in Atlantic Beach. Residents who live along the route are asked to secure their dogs while... Read more
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The News & Observer
Inmates charged in deaths of two NC prison workers. Scissors, hammers used in attacks.were working inside the prison’s sewing plant on Oct. 12 when they carried out
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
were working inside the prison’s sewing plant on Oct. 12 when they carried out the failed escape plan. Inmates at the eastern North Carolina prison beat employees with hammers and stabbed them with scissors, according to prison workers who... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Researchers discuss GenX at UNCW chemistry eventfor industrial discharges needs an overhaul, among others. About 75 people att
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
for industrial discharges needs an overhaul, among others. About 75 people attended Thursday's event, hosted by the Eastern North Carolina American Chemical Society and UNCW's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the university's... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Final construction phase triggers extension of Wood Ducks' leasefor other social events, like parties, wedding receptions. The venue could be a
Kinston Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
for other social events, like parties, wedding receptions. The venue could be an option not only used by Kinston but all of eastern North Carolina.” The Down East Wood Ducks will host its first home game on April 12 next year, and if the weather is... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NC prison leaders ‘lost control,’ says lawmaker after inmates kill two employeesannouncement comes less than a week after inmates killed two prison employees a
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
announcement comes less than a week after inmates killed two prison employees at Pasquotank Correctional Institution in eastern North Carolina. Correctional officer Justin Smith, 35, and Corrections Enterprises manager Veronica Darden, 50, were... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
'It has just blown up'make a big difference in how people view the community, she said. “I would lov
Kinston Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
make a big difference in how people view the community, she said. “I would love for this to be the most welcoming race in eastern North Carolina and a way to highlight our community,” she said. The half marathon, which is certified with USA Track... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Food, Brew 'n Que Fest kicks off SaturdayEddie Fitzgerald EFitzgeraldNBSJ Pearson Park will be the sight of a festival
Kinston Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
Eddie Fitzgerald EFitzgeraldNBSJ Pearson Park will be the sight of a festival Saturday celebrating eastern North Carolina’s businesses, food and culture. The ENC Food Brew ’n Que Fest, a day festival concept that was suppose to be introduced last... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC prison leaders ‘lost control,’ says lawmaker after inmates kill two employeesannouncement comes less than a week after inmates killed two prison employees a
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
announcement comes less than a week after inmates killed two prison employees at Pasquotank Correctional Institution in eastern North Carolina. Correctional officer Justin Smith, 35, and Corrections Enterprises manager Veronica Darden, 50, were... Read more
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The News & Observer
Thinking about a State Fair trip? Here’s what the final five days have in store.fair. People can get in free by bringing five cans of nonperishable food, that
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
fair. People can get in free by bringing five cans of nonperishable food, that will benefit the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. The six-day attendance total through Tuesday was 472,618, lower than last year’s count of 498,597... Read more
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The Star
Q&A: Former Carolina Panther Everette Brown on transitioning to life after football and playing with Julius Peppersthe FCA’s event. The conversation has been lightly edited for brevity. Jack Fl
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
the FCA’s event. The conversation has been lightly edited for brevity. Jack Flagler: So you grew up in a small town out in eastern North Carolina. Tell me about what it was like growing up. Everette Brown: Yeah man, Stantonsburg, North Carolina... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Stevenson remembered for giving back, love of racingA longtime eastern North Carolina businessman died this week. Stevenson Automo
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 6 days ago
A longtime eastern North Carolina businessman died this week. Stevenson Automotive Group HR Director Steve Davis has confirmed that John O. Stevenson, 69, died Monday at the Toyota Dealership in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Police Department... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
NC could allow gator huntingfor limited hunting as part of new management plan By Cammie Bellamy StarNews
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 6 days ago
for limited hunting as part of new management plan By Cammie Bellamy StarNews Staff N.C. COAST -- Sportsmen in Southeastern North Carolina could soon be able to legally hunt alligators for the first time in four decades. The N.C. Wildlife... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Stevenson remembered for giving back, love of racingA longtime eastern North Carolina businessman died this week. Stevenson Automo
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
A longtime eastern North Carolina businessman died this week. Stevenson Automotive Group HR Director Steve Davis has confirmed that John O. Stevenson, 69, died Monday at the Toyota Dealership in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Police Department... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Stevenson remembered for giving back, love of racingA longtime eastern North Carolina businessman died this week. Stevenson Automo
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
A longtime eastern North Carolina businessman died this week. Stevenson Automotive Group HR Director Steve Davis has confirmed that John O. Stevenson, 69, died Monday at the Toyota Dealership in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Police Department... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Stevenson remembered for giving back, love of racingA longtime eastern North Carolina businessman died this week. Stevenson Automo
Kinston Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
A longtime eastern North Carolina businessman died this week. Stevenson Automotive Group HR Director Steve Davis has confirmed that John O. Stevenson, 69, died Monday at the Toyota Dealership in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Police Department... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Longtime businessman confirmed dead at car dealershipA longtime eastern North Carolina businessman died this week. Stevenson Automo
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 6 days ago
A longtime eastern North Carolina businessman died this week. Stevenson Automotive Group HR Director Steve Davis has confirmed that John O. Stevenson, 69, died Monday at the Toyota Dealership in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Police Department... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Longtime businessman confirmed dead at car dealershipA longtime eastern North Carolina businessman died this week. Stevenson Automo
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
A longtime eastern North Carolina businessman died this week. Stevenson Automotive Group HR Director Steve Davis has confirmed that John O. Stevenson, 69, died Monday at the Toyota Dealership in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Police Department... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Longtime businessman confirmed dead at car dealershipA longtime eastern North Carolina businessman died this week. Stevenson Automo
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
A longtime eastern North Carolina businessman died this week. Stevenson Automotive Group HR Director Steve Davis has confirmed that John O. Stevenson, 69, died Monday at the Toyota Dealership in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Police Department... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Longtime businessman confirmed dead at car dealershipA longtime eastern North Carolina businessman died this week. Stevenson Automo
Kinston Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
A longtime eastern North Carolina businessman died this week. Stevenson Automotive Group HR Director Steve Davis has confirmed that John O. Stevenson, 69, died Monday at the Toyota Dealership in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Police Department... Read more
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Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
300 years of Indian Woodsenslaved roughly a quarter of the Tuscarora Nation, previously the leading poli
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
enslaved roughly a quarter of the Tuscarora Nation, previously the leading political, military and trading power in all of eastern North Carolina. They called this part of Bertie County, “the Swampy Lands’. Somewhere between the 1760’s and 1804,... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
NC could allow gator huntingfor limited hunting as part of new management plan By Cammie Bellamy StarNews
Kinston Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
for limited hunting as part of new management plan By Cammie Bellamy StarNews Staff N.C. COAST -- Sportsmen in Southeastern North Carolina could soon be able to legally hunt alligators for the first time in four decades. The N.C. Wildlife... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
NC could allow gator huntingfor limited hunting as part of new management plan By Cammie Bellamy StarNews
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
for limited hunting as part of new management plan By Cammie Bellamy StarNews Staff N.C. COAST -- Sportsmen in Southeastern North Carolina could soon be able to legally hunt alligators for the first time in four decades. The N.C. Wildlife... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
NC could allow gator huntingfor limited hunting as part of new management plan By Cammie Bellamy StarNews
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
for limited hunting as part of new management plan By Cammie Bellamy StarNews Staff N.C. COAST -- Sportsmen in Southeastern North Carolina could soon be able to legally hunt alligators for the first time in four decades. The N.C. Wildlife... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Robeson County just starting to rebuild 1 year after Hurricane Matthewstorm killed 31 people in North Carolina last year and displaced thousands. Ey
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
storm killed 31 people in North Carolina last year and displaced thousands. Eyewitness News reporter Ken Lemon returned to eastern North Carolina one year later and found the area is just starting to recover. [PREVIOUS COVERAGE: One month after... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
People in Robeson Co. just starting to rebuild 1 year after Hurricane Matthewstorm killed 31 people in North Carolina last year and displaced thousands. Ey
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
storm killed 31 people in North Carolina last year and displaced thousands. Eyewitness News reporter Ken Lemon returned to eastern North Carolina one year later and found the area is just starting to recover. [PREVIOUS COVERAGE: One month after... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Top 5 things to do: Bridgeton hosts air showpublic in the Isaac Taylor Garden on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. It celebrates
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 7 days ago
public in the Isaac Taylor Garden on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. It celebrates the launch of “A Brief History of Artists in Eastern North Carolina: A Survey of Creative People including Artists, Performers, Designers, Photographers, Authors and... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
ENC Food, Brew 'n Que, Ironclad races highlight busy week in Kinston areaevent is brought to the public by the Kinston-Lenoir County Chamber of Commerce
Kinston Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
event is brought to the public by the Kinston-Lenoir County Chamber of Commerce and Spirit AeroSystems. Celebrate Eastern North Carolina business and culture. It offers Eastern N.C. craft beer, food trucks, arts and crafts, local... Read more
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The News & Observer
Durham school board names Franklin County’s Pascal Mubenga new superintendentwith the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. Mubenga was also principal of
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
with the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. Mubenga was also principal of Jones Senior High School in Jones County in eastern North Carolina from 2007-2011 and previously served as an assistant principal in Franklin County and math teacher in... Read more
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WRAL.com Raleigh
N.C. State Fair: Hunger Relief Day :: Attractions, Community, Music, Restaurants & Bars in North CarolinaFair is one of the largest one-day canned-food drives in the state, held each y
WRAL.com Raleigh / Posted 9 days ago
Fair is one of the largest one-day canned-food drives in the state, held each year to benefit the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. Since 1993, more than 4.4 million pounds of food have been donated by fairgoers. Food Bank volunteers... Read more
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Boston Globe
US regulators approve new natural gas pipelines$5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline would start in north-central West Virginia,
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
$5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline would start in north-central West Virginia, cross Virginia, and bend through eastern North Carolina. Its lead developer is Dominion Energy, along with partners Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas, and... Read more
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The Hill
Federal regulators approve two major East Coast pipelineswhich will amount to $5 billion, will stretch 600 miles from north-central West
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
which will amount to $5 billion, will stretch 600 miles from north-central West Virginia, through Virginia, and through eastern North Carolina. Business advocates say the pipelines will lower energy costs and jumpstart economic development,... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Mumfest important part of New Bern's economy, showcasinghere for around 30 Mumfest events and enjoys each one more than the last. "The
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 10 days ago
here for around 30 Mumfest events and enjoys each one more than the last. "The Mumfest is a great family event here in Eastern North Carolina and we are proud to welcome people to our shallows and our straights, to our beautiful town," Smith... Read more
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The News & Observer
Contraception allows women to thrivewomen everywhere, particularly in underserved rural communities. I spent my fo
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
women everywhere, particularly in underserved rural communities. I spent my formative years in a rural farm community in eastern North Carolina with a population of fewer than 300 people. Many families in my community and around the country did... Read more
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The News & Observer
State Fair concerts’ local flavor comes from one of the Triangle’s most influential players in the music scenewas probably inevitable that Rose, now 50, would eventually wind up in the role
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
was probably inevitable that Rose, now 50, would eventually wind up in the role of musical impresario. Born in the Eastern North Carolina town of Washington, he came to Raleigh to get a business degree at NC State University. But music was... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Tuscarora fled NC after war in 1713. This week, they came back to Bertie County.“They don’t still pick that by hand, do they?” he asked. In the early 18th cen
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
“They don’t still pick that by hand, do they?” he asked. In the early 18th century, the Tuscarora controlled most of Eastern North Carolina and parts of Virginia, farming along the Neuse and Tar rivers, collecting seashells on the Outer Banks... Read more
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The News & Observer
2 NC prison workers, one an officer, killed as inmates attempt to escapeother North Carolina prisons, responded to Pasquotank to assist, DPS officials
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
other North Carolina prisons, responded to Pasquotank to assist, DPS officials said Thursday evening. Elizabeth City is in Eastern North Carolina, about 50 miles south of Norfolk, Va., and near North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The prison houses about... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Seven receive lengthy sentences for dealing heroinCarteret counties. “These heroin trafficking prosecutions are part of our ongo
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Carteret counties. “These heroin trafficking prosecutions are part of our ongoing efforts to combat the opioid crisis in eastern North Carolina,” he noted. “We are doing all we can to reduce the illegal supply of opioid pills, heroin, and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Barber finds a second calling to lead the Poor People’s Campaignmoving on to lead a new Poor People’s Campaign. The first group was headed by M
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
moving on to lead a new Poor People’s Campaign. The first group was headed by Martin Luther King, and Barber, a minister in Eastern North Carolina, will seek to stir new interest in such a group. It will be a challenge. But William Barber has a... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Large black bear killed in Rabun County shatters state weight recordweighing between 590 and 600 pounds, he said. Black bears do get in the upper-
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
weighing between 590 and 600 pounds, he said. Black bears do get in the upper-700-pound range in other states, such as in eastern North Carolina, he said. The age of the bear has not been determined. To do this a tooth was extracted, which will... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Brett Young to headline MumFest; more happeningsand Jon Derby will be signing books with the Greater Good Gallery’s premiere pu
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 12 days ago
and Jon Derby will be signing books with the Greater Good Gallery’s premiere publication, “A Brief History of Artists in Eastern North Carolina. The celebration of the book launch will be held Oct. 18. On the web: greatergoodgallery.com for... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Live MumFest music highlights variety of entertainment upcoming in New Bern areaand Jon Derby will be signing books with the Greater Good Gallery’s premiere pu
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 12 days ago
and Jon Derby will be signing books with the Greater Good Gallery’s premiere publication, “A Brief History of Artists in Eastern North Carolina. The celebration of the book launch will be held Oct. 18. On the web: greatergoodgallery.com for... Read more
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