Five candidates bid for two seats on Havelock board

Published: Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 10:06 PM.

Wilson said her focus would be on preserving Cherry Point.

“I think my biggest concern is the downsizing of the Marine Corps because that not only affects businesses, it affects rentals,” she said. “It affects so many pieces of our community. Even the churches in our community and their budgets are affected when the military downsizes.

“I want to continue to show the strong support of the base and to be knowledgeable so that if there is anything we can do, we can sustain not only the base but our community. I think it’s the strongest piece as we do look ahead to possibly fewer numbers of the military and their families.”

Early voting runs through Nov. 2 with times from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 2 at the Craven County Board of Elections in the county administration building at 406 Craven St., in New Bern.

Election Day is Nov. 5, with Havelock voting precincts at Tucker Creek Middle School and at the Havelock Moose Family Center.

For more voter information, call the Craven County Board of Elections at 636-6610 or go online to the elections website at

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