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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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“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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Tryon Palace to Implement Monday Closures Beginning July 1

Tryon Palace
Beginning July 1, Tryon Palace will be closed to the public on Mondays. This closure will affect all Tryon Palace properties, including the Governor’s Palace and grounds, historic buildings, gardens, and the North Carolina History Center. The Tryon Palace Commission determined that the weekly closure was necessary to ensure that Tryon Palace can continue to […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for June 4, 2018

New Bern Now Podsquad
Episode 95 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: Jane Maulucci (The Reactive Voice), Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), and I talked about all kinds of positive things happening in […]
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Latest happenings and things to do in and around New Bern through June 10th

Neuse River - Union Point Park
5th: Jonkonnu Workshop, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 5th: Behind The Scenes: Costume Shop, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. 5th: Nexus Poet’s presents Poetry Open Mike with Katie Bowler Young, 7:30 p.m. at New Bern Arts and Wellness Center, 919 Broad St. 7th: Coastal Women’s Forum Annual […]
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New Bern Then & Now, Again!

New Bern Then and Now
Encore of Images of “Used to Be” from the New Bern Historical Society Collection You’ve heard it, “used to be”. Captain Ratty’s used to be Duffy’s Drug Store, Morgan’s used to be True Tread Tires, First Citizens Bank sits where used to be the Hotel Queen Anne. The New Bern Historical Society’s Curator Jim Hodges […]
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Latest Happenings and Things to do in New Bern through June 3rd

New Bern NC
May 1st – 31st: Tryon Civitan Food Drive benefiting Religious Community Services, drop off location is the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-637-7500. 29th: Behind The Scenes: Museum Technology, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. 31st: Knights of Columbus “Yard Sale”, Thurs: 7:00 a.m. – 12 :00 p.m.; Fri – Sat: […]
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Senators Burr and Tillis support F-35B Growth for Cherry Point

Allies for Cherry Point's Tomorrow
Washington, DC: North Carolina’s US Senators Richard M. Burr and Thom Tillis urged the Chairs and Ranking Members of the Senate Armed Services and Defense Appropriations Committees to purchase 93 F-35 fighter aircraft during the 2018-2019 federal fiscal year. This request, made in an April 11 letter to the Senate appropriators, would add 16 Joint Strike Fighters […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for May 21st, 2018

New Bern and Beyond's Podcast
Episode 94 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: Lisa Bisbee-Lentz (Greater Good Gallery), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Susan Moffat-Thomas, and I talked […]
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Latest Hapenings and Things to do in New Bern through Memorial Day

Things to do in and around New Bern NC
1st – 31st: Tryon Civitan Food Drive benefiting Religious Community Services, drop off location is the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-637-7500. 22nd: Ceremony to Celebrate Bicycle and Pedestrian Access, 9:00 a.m. H.J. MacDonald Middle School, 3127 Elizabeth Ave. Presented by The City of New Bern. Call 252-639-2750. 22nd: Resource Information Fair, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 […]
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