Craven County Under State Of Emergency

Craven County is under a state of emergency. And because of that emergency management officials are recommending residents living in low lying areas or mobile homes to evacuate. Areas of evacuation being recommended are River Bend, Wilson Creek, Jack Smith Creek, New Bern's East Front Street and South Front Street, Sandy Point, Fairfield Harbour, Clubfoot Creek and Adams Creek. If you live in any of those areas and you don't have a place to go. There are shelters open. The Red Cross has opened shelters at Havelock High School, Brinson Elementary, H.J. McDonald Middle School and Vanceboro Farmlife Elementary. If you go to the shelters, you'll need to bring pillows, blankets, extra clothes, and something to occupy your children.