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County Commissioner Jason Jones receives 2018 Excellence Award from Craven PIE

Spring PIE Luncheon - Jason Jones
Partners In Education recognized County Commissioner Jason Jones at the PIE Spring Luncheon with the 2018 Excellence Award for demonstrating a commitment to working with Craven County Partners In Education to promote student achievement and educational excellence in Craven County Schools. Accepting the award with Commissioner Jones are, left – right: Dr. Cecil Staton (Chancellor, […]
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New Bern Parks & Recreation presents…

New Bern Parks and Recreation
Keep Calm & Glaze On! Summer Ceramic Class New Bern Parks and Recreation will be offering a Keep Calm and Glaze On ceramic class for anyone ages 16 and above interested in learning about the different types of glaze and its application. All supplies will be provided. At the end of the class, students will […]
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Hurricane Prep for Your Pets

Crockett's Critter Care
North Carolina is no stranger to hurricanes so, how prepared are you?  A little, a lot, gone overboard, never crossed your mind?  And what have you done to safeguard your pets in the event of a major storm?  You want to have everything in order when the power goes out or you’re told to evacuate. […]
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Oktoberfest Comes to New Bern

Oktoberfest 2018
The New Bern Breakfast Rotary Club invites the community to its Eighth Annual Oktoberfest Celebration on Saturday, September 29th at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. A delicious traditional German meal, catered by the Chelsea Restaurant, will be served from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. and the fun continues for the whole family until 10 […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for August 13th, 2018

Podcast 100th Episdoe
Celebrating our 100th Episode Find out the latest “positive” news and 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: Laura Johnson (New Bern Now), Lisa Bisbee-Lentz (Greater Good Gallery), Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Susan […]
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ArtCrawl – ArtWalk: What’s the Difference?

ArtWalk and ArtCrawl
During a recent conversation with Lisa Bisbee-Lentz and members of our Podsquad, ArtWalk and ArtCrawl came up. Although ArtWalk had been happening for at least 20 years, Lisa Bisbee Lentz started ArtCrawl in September 2013. Soon after, New Bern’s Arts Scene seemed to really take off! When asked what the difference was, Lisa Bisbee-Lentz said, […]
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Riverside: New Bern’s First Suburb

Roper Lumber Mill
Tim Thompson Presents at Historical Society Lunch & Learn The New Bern Historical Society’s September Lunch & Learn will highlight one of New Bern’s oldest and most interesting historic neighborhoods.  Riverside resident Tim Thompson will be the featured speaker on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at the Chelsea Restaurant.  Join him as he […]
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Promise Place Receives Quilt

Promise Place Quilt
Karen Dodd, the Quilting Mandarin, donates a quilt to the Promise Place Barn Bash Auction that will be held Saturday, September 8 at 5 p.m.. Tickets for the Bash can be purchased on line at PromisePlaceNewBernNC.org. The quilt displays an assortment of Carolina shorebirds. Each silhouette is mounted on a piece of batik fabric that […]
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“Connecting the Dots” with Eileen Nonemaker

Eileen Nonemaker
Coastal Women’s Forum’s (CWF) New President Shows Us How It’s Done When Eileen Nonemaker was looking for a theme for her 2018-2019 term as CWF Board President, the idea of connections and how they shape our lives came to mind. When she ran the idea by her sister, her reaction was, “It’s Like Connecting the […]
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