Category: Business

April 17th, 2018 by newbernpostadmin

Sputtering debate over NC internet access may have new urgency

A new report shows the uneven spread of high-speed internet technology across rural and urban areas of North Carolina.  Courtesy of the North Carolina League of Municipalities

Talk of spreading broadband internet access to the far reaches of North Carolina as an economic development engine and an equalizer in the education divide is as old as dial-up service and squawking modems.

A legislative proposal to overhaul North Carolina’s broadband rules may accelerate the long-sputtering debate over the state’s role in ensuring access to high-speed internet service.

Also pushing the conversation forward is a new report that examines the urgency of improved access for the state’s economic future.

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Posted in Business, Economy and Employment, Technology

April 15th, 2018 by newbernpostadmin

City Laundry, New Bern’s quirky foodie/coffee/wine/beer/live entertainment venue on Pollock Street, is closing on April 30, according to a Facebook post.

Here is the post:

“It has been a wonderful ride, but we will close our doors on April 30th. We want to invite everyone to come say goodbye at any of our upcoming events (we have event pages for all of them). You can call us or message us here for a reservation to any of our last events. 252-876-7007. New Bern has been great to us, we thank you all for your support!”

Here is a link to the Facebook event.

Posted in Business, Community, Economy and Employment

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