Chad Sittig wins 2016 Chairman’s Circle Award

Chad Sittig Local State Farm agent Chad Sittig was named a winner of the company’s 2016 Chairman’s Circle Award for his agency at 2855 Trent Rd, New Bern. Out of the nearly 19,000 State Farm agents, only a select few agents receive the national company honor each year recognizing their exceptional commitment to their customers. Sittig noted […]
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A Historian Reflects on the Civil War

Ed Bearss Ed Bearss Re-Scheduled for July 13 An American treasure, Civil War historian Ed Bearss was ready to speak to interested fans across eastern NC in January but the weather intervened. Now he is making a trip just to New Bern on Thursday, July 13. If you have interest in history, the Civil War, or exciting […]
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Tryon Palace’s Jonkonnu Workshops

Jonkonnu Workshops Tryon Palace’s Jonkonnu interpretive performance group will hold free workshops for all ages interested in joining the troupe throughout the summer. Workshops will be held in the Waystation Auditorium on Tuesdays, from 1 – 3 p.m., June 20 to Aug. 8. A celebratory fusion of music and dancing, the 19th-century African American tradition of Jonkonnu […]
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City of New Bern Independence Day Festivities

City of New Bern, NC Residents and visitors are invited to New Bern for the City’s annual Independence Day festivities and patriotic fireworks show. Events begin in the afternoon at Lawson Creek Park followed by fireworks in the evening that will be launched from the boat ramp at the east end of the park. This popular launch spot provides a […]
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Mum’s the Word 2017

Belinda Scheber Mums on Craven St Exhibit featuring the chrysanthemum returns for a second year Bank of the Arts, 317 Middle St, New Bern July 1 to September 15 Craven Arts Council and Gallery is seeking submissions for the Mum’s the Word exhibition for 2017. This exhibit, coordinated with the annual downtown New Bern Mumfest in October, highlights local and regional […]
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