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Beary Merry Christmas Update

Beary Merry Christmas 2018
We are only 5 weeks away from the kick off to the Christmas season in New Bern.  Our Elf Squad is making final preparations for the transformation of Bear Plaza starting the 1st of November.  With the holiday season quickly approaching I wanted to take a moment to send out a few important dates for […]
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Upcoming Halloween Themed Events

Parade of Preschoolers
There’re all kinds of things to do in and around New Bern celebrating Halloween. So far, here’s the latest line-up of events: 24th: Annual Trunk or Treat, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Centenary United Methodist Church, 309 New St. Call 252-637-4181. 26th: 18th Annual Halloween Preschool Parade, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Starts at […]
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“Working with the Division of Employment during a Disaster”

Disaster Unemployment Assistance
WHAT: Information session, “Working with the Division of Employment during a Disaster.” Presented by Lockhart Taylor, the Assistant Secretary for Employment Security for the North Carolina Department of Commerce. WHERE: Bosch Advanced Manufacturing Center (Bosch AMC) Room 102, Craven Community College (Craven CC), 800 College Court, New Bern NC, 28562 WHEN: Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, 6-8 p.m. WHO: […]
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Downtown New Bern Parking Enforcement resumes on October 29th

City of New Bern, NC
Please be advised that the City of New Bern will resume downtown parking enforcement on Monday, October 29th.  Enforcement operations were suspended during the hurricane due to the widespread devastation of infrastructure and the impacts to city residents, families, businesses and nonprofit organizations. For a refresher on downtown parking regulations, visitor parking lots, construction & […]
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U.S. Cellular Wants to Sponsor Your Youth Organization

U. S. Cellular
Starting today, youth organizations in Craven County can earn up to $1,000 through U.S. Cellular’s Community Connections program. Now in its fourth year, Community Connections provides sponsorship support to help youth groups pay for uniforms, equipment, travel and other group expenses. Since the program launched in 2015, U.S. Cellular has awarded $1.3 million to more […]
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October Happenings Live at The City Stage

City Stage New Bern
5th: Stand up Comedy Showcase with Matt White and Friends at 7 p.m. Winner of the “2012 Port City Top Comic” and 2013 “Carolina’s Funniest Comic”, Matt White’s brand of observational humor mixed with improv and theatre elements engages audiences and leaves them giggling for days. $8 Cover Charge. 6th: Singer Songwriter Jon Shain at […]
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Mum’s the Word Exhibition

Eileen Wroe - Fireworks
Local Artwork centered around the Chrysanthemum on display at multiple locations October 3 – October 23 Craven Arts Council & Gallery in cooperation with Swiss Bear is proud to present the annual “Mum’s the Word” exhibition at various locations in downtown New Bern. This exhibition highlights local artists and the annual Mumfest. Locations displaying work […]
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Manufacturer Chooses New Bern for New Plant

McGuckin & Pyle, Inc. Craven County
Governor Cooper announces 33 jobs and $2.25M investment in Craven County McGuckin & Pyle, Inc., a manufacturer of custom lamination and processing equipment, chose Craven County for its new plant, creating 33 new jobs and investing $2.25 million, N.C. Department of Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today. The company will bring mechanical and electrical […]
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Local Photographer Shares Hurricane Damage Portraits

Open Aperture Photography
Open Aperture Photography creates awareness campaign to raise money for charity Open Aperture Photography has completed a portrait photography project with the goal being twofold: 1) Create additional awareness of the post-Hurricane Florence situation for New Bern and its residents.  2) Raise awareness and funds for local charity Religious Community Services of New Bern (RCS). […]
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