Things to Do & See in New Bern: November 14 – 21, 2019

New Bern NC
Arts Around Town 15th: “Shabby to Chic” and Auction Fundraiser, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at The Restore at Habitat for Humanity of Craven County. Call 252-633-9599. 15th: “Lewis n Clark” Expedition: Timeless Broadway Showtunes, 7:30 p.m. at Orringer Auditorium on the New Bern Campus. Presented by Craven Community College’s Adult Enrichment Program. Call 252-638-7273. 15th – […]
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Fall Cycle International Paper Math & Science Grant

International Paper Math and Science Grant
International Paper funds a Fall and Spring Cycle grant each year that provides assistance to Craven County Schools’ educators for hands-on activities in math and science for up to $250 per grant. This grant program, administered by Partners In Education, allows our teachers the opportunity to purchase materials for activities in their classroom without spending […]
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Valerie Hocutt Now with Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage

Valerie Hocutt
Outer Banks native Valerie Hocutt has built a thriving business by sharing her love and knowledge of the coastal lifestyle with her clients. Understanding that her personalized approach to real estate and commitment to ethical business practices were closely aligned with the values at Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage, Hocutt recently transitioned from another local […]
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Simon Spalding returns to Sara’s Big Apple, Every Monday in November!

Musician Simon Spalding
Simon Spalding returns to newly renovated Sara’s Big Apple, presenting an eclectic program of unplugged acoustic music every Monday evening in November. It’s a fun, informal show, as Simon shares the history and backstory behind his songs and instruments. The instruments include the familiar (violin, banjo, ukulele), and a weekly-changing selection of exotic music and […]
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Notification of Wastewater Spill in Craven County

City of New Bern, NC
General Statute 143-215.1C requires that the owner or operator of any wastewater collection or treatment works to issue a press release when an untreated wastewater discharge of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters. In accordance with that regulation, the following news release has been prepared and issued to media in the affected county: The […]
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International Singer Visits Saint Paul

Tajci Cameron Concert
Students Receive Mini-Concert from Croatian Pop Star International recording artist Tajci Cameron visited Saint Paul Catholic School this morning and gave a free mini-concert for students. The performance, provided by Craven Concerts, Inc., was a musical cabaret-style show of the American Songbook, to which she added her own international flair. Cameron, a singer/songwriter, became a […]
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The Great Fire of 1922

Great Fire of 1922 - Photo by George Moulton
New Bern Historical Society Lunch & Learn Remembers New Bern, NC – It was on December 1, 1922, nearly 100 years ago. A fire started at the Rowland Lumber Company on the banks of the Neuse River. Then another fire started in a home on Kilmarnock Street near the Five Points intersection. And many of […]
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