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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for June 18, 2018

New Bern Now's Podsquad with Special Guests
Episode 96 Find out the latest information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina. During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), George Oliver (Oliver & Cheek, PLLC), Susan Moffat-Thomas, and I talked about all kinds of positive […]
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Education or Indoctrination?

Coastal Carolina Taxpayers Association
Public schools have difficult challenges just teaching mathematics and language, but subjects such as religion, history and science can be even more of a challenge because of culture clashes that have been steadily growing in the country. On Tuesday, June 19 at 7 PM, Tami Fitzgerald, Executive Director of NC Values Coalition, will tackle the […]
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Craven Community College to Launch Manufacturing Career Pathway Program

Craven Community College
Craven Community College (Craven CC) will host its first Manufacturing Career Pathway Program beginning Monday, June 18. The program is designed to train participants in the entry-level skills required to gain a competitive edge and succeed in today’s manufacturing industry. The course will provide participants with an interactive learning experience that will enhance their awareness […]
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“Footloose on the Neuse” Summer Concert Series returns with the Soul Psychedelique Orchestra!

Footloose on the Neuse
Friday, June 15th The Trent Cadillac – GMC “Footloose on the Neuse” Summer Concert Series, presented by New Bern Parks and Recreation returns on Friday, June 15th to Union Point Park, 210 East Front Street in downtown New Bern. The Soul Psychedelique Orchestra is the featured performer.  This popular band has an extensive music library covering […]
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Bite of the Nite to benefit MERCI Clinic

Bite of the Nite
June 22 from 5 – 8:30 p.m. Let your ticket be your guide as you stroll the beautiful streets of downtown New Bern, listening to the sounds of music while stopping at a variety of restaurants & host businesses to taste a “bite”. At the end f the night you will vote your favorite “Bite […]
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Luncheon celebrates educators and ECU Pirate Nation!

Craven County Partners In Education
More than 700 educators, business leaders, and elected officials filled the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center on Tuesday afternoon for the sold-out Partners In Education Spring Luncheon. The annual event helps raise money for Craven County schools through PIE grant programs.  The organization, Partners In Education is the local education foundation for Craven County Schools.  […]
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At the Gallery: American Composer Finale

At the Gallery: American Composer Finale
Craven Arts Council’s signature concert series wraps up with finale of works from the season June 23, 2018 at 7 p.m. Craven Arts Council and Gallery is proud to present” At the Gallery: American Composer Finale,” performed by Yolanda Hall and Stephen Anderson. The final concert of the season will feature music from each of […]
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“New Bern And The Civil War”

New Bern and The Civil War - Jame E White
New Book Presentation & Signing by Author James Edward White, III On Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., the Craven County Genealogical Society will begin the evening with a cookie and punch reception where guests and members are welcome to discuss their research and learn more ways to find their ancestors. At 7 p.m., […]
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New Football Coach Named at New Bern High

New Bern High School Football
During a special announcement at New Bern High School, Mr. Steve Tapley was named the new head football coach. Prior to his arrival at New Bern, Tapley coached the offensive line for four years while serving as the Run Game Coordinator, Offensive Coordinator, and Assistant Head Coach under Ron Turner at Wilkes Central High School […]
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City Hires New Director of Public Utilities

Charles Bauschard
The City of New Bern announces the hiring of Charles Bauschard as its new Director of Public Utilities.  Charles comes from Coldwater, Michigan where he was employed with the Coldwater Board of Public Utilities as Director of Technical Services and Electric Operations since November 2003.  In this position, he managed the electric distribution, service, generation, […]
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