Sun Journal Announcement
New Bern pastor announces run for city's Ward 2 alderman seat
New Bern resident Hazel Royal has announced she will be running for the Ward 2 seat on the city’s board of aldermen in the March 8 election. The seat is currently held by Alderwoman Jameesha Harris.
Hazel Royal Seeks Election for New Bern Alderman of Ward 2
Hazel Royal’s commitment to her community spans over 35 years. Understanding the importance of her voice and service, she has passionately advocated for improving the quality of life for all residents. One of her greatest desires is to see wholeness and equity realized in the life of all people.
Supreme Court Suspends All Candidate Filing, Moves 2022 Primary to May 17
6:12 p.m: The North Carolina Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended candidate filing for all offices for the 2022 primary election. This includes filing for rescheduled municipal contests, and any separate filing period in January for those contests.
The Supreme Court also pushed the date of the primary and rescheduled municipal elections back more than two months – to Tuesday, May 17, 2022. It had been scheduled for March 8.
Once set on the corporate life, Hazel Royal has spent three decades as an advocate for the underserved
It’s hard to imagine Hazel Royal as anything other than a community organizer and advocate for the underserved, a role she’s worked at for the last 30 years as a board member with the Abundant Life Miracle Center and as executive director of its nonprofit outreach, Abundant Life Community Services, both located in New Bern’s Duffyfield community.