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New Bern Sun Journal (Newspaper) - July 11, 2015, New Bern, North Carolina Home and Garden damage from Pine Colaspia looks bad poses Little threat to health of tree. A5 i a . History Center a Tryon Palace Community Reen actors bring we members discuss race issues race in the Community forum held Al North Carolina history Center by Fitzgerald Eddie fit Merakl Newberns com Community leaders tackled the difficult subject of a race in the Community on thursday evening during a forum at the . History Center and looked for an action plan to Stop stereotypical beliefs. Nine panellists from the Craven county sheriff to clergy educators entrepreneurs and a member of the Craven county school Board spoke on the Issue their experiences with racism where they think the City is in relation to Equality Between african americans and Whites and How the City could Progress toward Unity. About 120 people attended the forum Edbell former resident of Craven Terrace said the forum evolved from two previous meetings last month where there was Frank discussion by Community leaders about racism in new Bern. To understand it and eliminate it. Communication is the key he said. David Dennard the master of ceremonies and an associate professor of history and director of african and african american studies said racism is at the Center of who we Are in America the state and the City. Quot you can t understand yourself your Community or history without talking about he said. Dennard asked the panel eight questions on everything from where Are we today in new Bern with race relations what is being done to promote a single Community in new Bern that shares a common View what is being done to save african see race a2 history to new Bern i Jing history group keeps Memoir of i he Ileal War alive w till \ visual display by c Harlie Hall a group of world War i Reen actors great War tar heels bring the Early 1900s War to life july 17 and in w Ith a living history program at the North Carolina history Center the group founded in 2012. Has about so members dedicated to preserving the memory of we i. A week it through the medium of living said member is Harrington of Erwin in Harnett county. Quot we Wear the various uniforms. Several of us w ill have displays Quot Harrington has the role of a Navy chaplain and brings a Navy and Marine exhibit while a a ther branches will also be represented. The program is one of Many exhibits lectures and programs throughout the summer in collaboration with the Quot North Carolina in the great War Quot exhibit now open through sept. 13. The exhibit in the Duffy gallery was previously at the North Carolina state fair where the great War tar heels also appeared. Harrington said living history is alive and thriving. A it amazing How Many commercial entities has popped up Over the years to Supply the living history Community Quot he said. A living history of course covers everything from people Coe us us i Aon Coy i candidates tile or open seats Sun journal staff so newsroom Newberns com Twenty four candidates Are now vying for positions on seven Craven county municipal boards and one sanitation District in the nov. 3 elections. It s been a Busy week for Board of elections staff said director Melon Wray at the close of business on Friday. As soon As the office doors opened monday morning Trent Woods mayor Chuck Tyson filed for his fifth term As mayor and the rest of the week has been just As Active. A on wednesday around three minutes before 5 p.m., we had a candidate she said. Quot so you really never know when someone a going to come this year elected seats Are up for grabs in Bridgeton. Cove City Dover Havelock. River Bend Trent Woods Vanceboro and the first Craven sanitary District Xii three Trent Woods commissioner seats Are up for reelection with each incumbent Dan Murphy. Billy Joiner and m Shane Turney tiling this week aking with newcomer Alice Wilson according to Wray in the town of Bridgeton the full Board is up for re election incumbent mayor Rodman l. Williams is the Only one vying for the seat follow ing his filing Friday. So far. No one has filed for open commissioner seats. In Dover All five Alderman seats Are available along with the mayors position which is a two year term. To Date mayor John Percy Wetherington or has filed for re election. Incumbent Alderman Bobby Imi lard has filed to retain his seat along with newcomers Wood Row a a Maxie Davenport or. And see Craven a4 municipal Filiti Quot has Small turnout Sun journal staff so newsroom Coni Bay bord i Halfway through the municipal filing period in Pamlico county just 14 candidates have filed for 46 open elected seat son town hoards and As mayors. With eight mayoral jobs up for election in eight of the nine towns the response this week was two candidates for mayor. In Messic incumbent Booker t. Jones or filed for re election Grantsboro has a new candidate for mayor Peggy Dixon Padrock there Are 38 Hoard seats across the nine towns with 12 candidates filing for offices in the towns of Arapahoe. Grantsboro Mesic Minnesota Beach Vandemere and Oriental no candidates filed this week in Alliance. Bayboro or Stonewall the candidates for boards by town Arapahoe commissioner Betty g Hill and Jamie Wayne Grantsboro councilman Ray Poole Mesic councilman Everett John Hill. Theron Jones or. And Admire Gibbs. Minnesota Beach commissioner Tim Fow Ler. Oriental commissioner Owen see Pamlico a4 los. Person nol chief resigns in Wake of massive data breach by Josh Mcderman and Jack Gillum Washington i the head of the i s governments personnel office resigned abruptly on Friday bowing to pressure for her to step Dow n following a massive government data breach to her w atch Katherine Archuleta director of the Federal office of personnel management submitted her resignation in person to president Barack Obama the White House said Shell in replaced on a temporary basis by the Agency a Deputy director Beth cohort who will step into the role on saturday. White House spokesman Josh eat nest said that Archuleta offered her resignation Quot of her own volition and Wasny to forced out at the same time he said americans affected by the breach Are still Quot due additional information by pm about w hat happened and How to protect themselves. A a it a quite Clear that new leadership with a set of skills and experiences that Are unique to the urgent challenges that pm faces Are badly needed Quot Earnest a id numerous l a lawmakers who have been briefed on the Federal in vestigial Ion of the data Hack have said emphatically that China government was responsible and investigators previous told the associated press that the c s government was increasingly confident that China a government a not criminal hackers was behind it. China has publicly denied involvement in the Hack Calls for new leadership at the office of personnel management escalated after the Obama administration disclosed on thursday that the number of people affected by the Federal data breach believed to be the biggest in i s history a was More than 21 million far greater than previously disclosed on thursday. Archuleta had rebuffed demands that she resign telling reporters she had no intention of leaving and was Quot committed to the work that i am doing Quot yet her continued tenure at the Agency appeared to grow untenable As Calls from Law makers including members of Obama sow n party mushroomed. Severe to storms business. B4 entertainment a9 opinion All %�?�7,r classified b5 pottery. A3 religion a6 a4 comics. Air obits a2 sports. By am no 19, Ossif sic the great War tar heels appeared at the North Carolina state fair in 2014. Left to right Are Jay Callahan. Will Murray. Frank Hall. Dan jut amp on. Greg Jones. Peter Meyer and is Harrington. Members of the group come to new Bern july 17 and 18 contributed photo

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