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New Bern Now is a community website and magazine for New Bern NC and beyond. It was founded in April 2009 to provide a “One Stop, Information Shop” to help people find out what’s happening in our community along with creating a free business listing to help business owners who couldn’t afford to advertise.
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Tryon Palace Reopens Pepsi Portal to History Exhibit with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Tryon Palace Pepsi Portal History Exhibit
Tryon Palace is pleased to announce the grand re-opening of the Pepsi Portal to History, Wednesday, December 18, at 9 a.m. in the North Carolina History Center. Senator Norman W. Sanderson helped mark the occasion by participating in a ribbon cutting ceremony with Rob Jones, Multimedia Coordinator, Tryon Palace, and members of the Tryon Palace Commission and […]
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Kindergarteners Sending Donation to Bahamas Schools

Hurricane Check Presentation
Local Students Sending Hurricane Relief Funds to Schools Impacted by Dorian The kindergarten class at Saint Paul Catholic School in New Bern successfully carried out hurricane relief efforts this fall, generating funds that will soon be sent to schools in need in the Bahamas. Monies being donated came from a fundraiser specifically led by the […]
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Gingerbread Awards Presented

Mickey Miller and Dawn Freeman
NEW BERN, NC – The New Bern Historical Society presented its 3rd annual Gingerbread House Contest awards recently. Executive Director Mickey Miller honored all the winners and the Epiphany School Singers entertained the crowd gathered at the O. Marks building. First place winners in the four divisions and the Nancy Chiles Heritage Award won cash […]
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A Chapter is Closing as a New Story Begins

NBGYCO Board
CRAVEN COUNTY, NC – The nonprofit cancer organization New Bern Get Your Color On board (formerly known as New Bern Get Your Pink On) has decided to dissolve the New Bern Get Your Color On organization and 501©. The decision came after multiple meetings between board members, CarolinaEast Foundation staff, and the Journey of Hope […]
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Additional $2 Million Approved for New Bern

FEMA Announcement
Latest Project Brings Total to More Than $7 Million to City DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the State of North Carolina are announcing more than $2 million to reimburse the City of New Bern following Hurricane Florence. FEMA previously approved more than $5 million to the city for Hurricane Florence-related expenses. This funding brings the […]
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New Bern Drum Circle

New Bern Drum Circle
Good news! Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 308 Meadows Street has generously offered the use of their hall for our indoor (now YEAR-ROUND) drum circles that we hosted at Union Point Park throughout the summer. We’ll meet the first Sunday of each month starting in January 2020 and continuing through May 2020. Just show up 6 – 8 […]
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Aspire to Inspire Grant

Aspire to Inspire Grant
The Michael and Annie McCoy family established the Aspire to Inspire Grant in honor of their daughter Addison in the amount of $500. This grant is for hands-on activities relating to a math and/or science learning activity that the teacher most likely would have purchased using their own funds. The grant was made available to […]
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Rotary Funds New Bern High School Band

Rotary Club
The New Bern Rotary Club continued its pledge of $7,500 to fund the New Bern High School Band for the purchase of instruments. Pictured here receiving the annual check for $2,500 is Bill Green, Band Program Chairman, from Rotary President Clayton Cheek. This payment will allow the school to purchase additional instruments for the low […]
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