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The more things change…

It’s now been seven years since the first issues of the Independent Register rolled off the presses at Carteret Publishing. This was after a grueling weekend of crisscrossing Craven County covering multiple community events and local high school football games … Continue reading

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Abortion and bike helmets: A debate of personal responsibilty

By William R. Toler I’ve often heard from conservatives that you can’t reason with liberals. Even when you use their own logic to try and make them see your point it seems…well…pointless. The social networking site Facebook has become known … Continue reading

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Community colleges to ban ‘threatening’ students

By William R. Toler By next spring, prospective students could be shown the door instead of an open door at their local community college. The NC Board of Community Colleges voted Friday to ban “threatening students” just weeks after a … Continue reading

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IndieRegister sponsors student media

By William R. Toler It seems a sweet bit of irony that Corey Friedman and I helped get the Campus Communicator back up and running this week. Why, you may ask, is that ironic? It’s ironic because it happens to … Continue reading

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CCC burns First Amendment

By William R. Toler In an earlier post, the I.R.’s Corey Friedman wrote “Sometimes…a cigar is a cigar. And sometimes, it’s the First Amendment.” This time, it is the First Amendment. In trying to keep in line with a tobacco-free … Continue reading

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Smoking update

Smokers at Craven Community College can once again light up…for now. The CCC Board of Trustees voted to gave President Catherine Chew the authority to designate one smoking area for each campus, according to Sandy Wall, the college’s public information … Continue reading

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CCC may alter smoking ban

By William R. Toler Nearly one semester after a campus-wide smoking ban, the Board of Trustees at Craven Community College may soon be changing its tobacco-free policy, according to several local news sources. Both the New Bern Sun Journal and NewsChannel … Continue reading

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Less tar, less nicotine, less freedom

By Corey Friedman Sometimes, explained Sigmund Freud, a cigar is just a cigar. And sometimes, it’s the First Amendment. Craven Community College sneaked an unconstitutional prior restraint rule in its tobacco-free campus policy this spring, and administrators appear unwilling to … Continue reading

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Tobacco ban B.S.

By William R. Toler Apparently the Sun Journal couldn’t find any smokers or anyone opposed to the ban on tobacco at Craven Community College for the article in Friday’s paper. The article feautred several students and staff who seemed to be … Continue reading

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Other colleges still smoker friendly

By William R. Toler Despite Craven Community College’s heavy handed campus-wide smoking ban, there are two local community colleges that are somewhat smoker friendly…for now. The Jacksonville Daily News reports that Coastal Carolina Community College and Carteret Community College will … Continue reading

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CCC to go smoke-free

By William R. Toler Officials at Craven Community College gave the greenlight to a campus-wide smoking ban to take effect next fall. The ban is the result of a survey from earlier this year that found most students and staff … Continue reading

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Film fest seeks submissions

Tar Heel State moviemakers are invited to submit feature-length and short films for the second annual Sister City Film Festival in May. Submissions will be accepted from March 1 to May 1.The free-admission festival is scheduled for May 23 at … Continue reading

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Cabbie arrested at CCC

By William R. Toler Craven Community College in New Bern went on lockdown Wednesday morning after someone spotted a man with a gun. Linwood Avery was arrested after someone spotted his holstered 9 mm handgun when he got out of … Continue reading

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