International Women’s Build Week

Craven Arts Council and Gallery
Habitat for Humanity of Craven County and Lowe’s unite women to spotlight the need for safe and affordable housing through home builds and repairs during International Women Build Week Habitat for Humanity International, Lowe’s and approximately 6,000 women volunteers will unite in more than 235 communities in the United States, India and Canada for International […]
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Long Range Facility Plan Meetings

Craven County Schools
New Bern, NC – The Board of Education is soliciting feedback from staff and community members regarding the needs of all school campuses and operational facilities. This information will help the Board of Education evaluate future goals and priorities related to each school prior to adopting a Long-Range Facility Master plan.  West Craven High School […]
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North Carolina Film Festival returns to New Bern

North Carolina Film Festival
You’re invited to the second annual North Carolina Film Festival, this Saturday at Craven Community College. Featuring short and feature length films from local and international submissions. Activities also include workshops for filmmaking and special FX makeup from professional artists. New Bern, NC – Eno River Media, a 20-year non-profit filmmaking organization based out of […]
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Encore! The Underground Railroad in New Bern

Leesa Jones
Leesa Jones Returns March 14 New Bern, NC – When Leesa Jones spoke at the New Bern Historical Society Lunch & Learn recently, the room was filled immediately, and folks were clamoring for her return! March 14 brings another opportunity to hear this dynamic woman speak about the Underground Railroad in Eastern North Carolina. On […]
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Lifeplus Foundation Contributes $15K to Food Bank of CENC

George Young and Melanie Burrier
New Bern, NC – On Monday, January 27, Lifeplus Foundation Executive Director, Melanie Burrier presented the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina (Food Bank CENC) with a $15,000 donation to support their efforts to eradicate food insecurity specifically in Jones, Onslow, Craven, Carteret, and Pamlico counties. The Lifeplus Foundation is an international non-profit […]
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Colorfest in New Bern, NC

Colorfest New Bern
It’s that time of the year again and we wanted to let everyone know of the great things happening for 2020! Our Colorfest event will conclude our 5-year long project by the kids in the community! They’ve done an excellent job beautifying the 5 points area! You can now register your kids for the art […]
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U.S. Cellular Announces $57.7 Million Investment North Carolina In 2019

U.S. Cellular
Greenville, N.C. – U.S. Cellular today announced that it made a $57.7 million investment in its network infrastructure, store environment and statewide communities in North Carolina in 2019. This includes $56.6 million to enhance the network experience for North Carolina residents through upgrades that improve coverage, capacity and data speed. To better serve consumers and […]
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