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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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Lee Bettis for Mayor of New Bern

Lee Bettis
Lee Bettis, New Bern Mayoral candidate believes the role of the Mayor to be simply stated – Leadership. When asked his vision of New Bern, he stated “a city with a vibrant self-sustaining economy, a responsive and respected government and an involved and proactive citizenry”. This vision includes vital historic districts, a downtown filled with […]
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We’re Bear Town Bear Hunting

Attention all River Benders! We are hunting for donations from community residents to purchase a bear to represent River Bend during New Bern’s 300th Anniversary. We could “bag our bear” if one hundred donors join us in our hunt and donate just $30each, but donations of any amount will be gratefully accepted. The deadline to […]
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>Hwy 70 Corridor Project

>Guest Blogger: Mr. Rodger Whitney There was an interesting meeting on Thursday night at Brinson regarding these spots in particular and touching on the entire “Super 70” idea. 70 Corridor Project, James City area After listening to the discussion on 9-10-09, I did some research and made some observations. I hope you do not mind […]
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>A Ray of Hope for Young Women in Need

> Guest Blogger: Mrs. Sandra E. (Sandi) Wheeler September 12 was indeed a sunny day this year and there is a home on Metcalf Street in New Bern where sunshine is the forecast nearly every day. Sunny Shuptrine is the president of S.T.A.F.F. House Maternity Home Board of Directors and a constant source of humor, […]
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>Vote for Alderman Dana Outlaw

>Guest Blogger: Alderman Dana E. Outlaw, 6th Ward When I have to vote on zoning issues I refer to research given to me by staff in the Zoning Department. I review this information and also I want to know how the Zoning Board voted on this issue. On many serious zoning issues, I attend Zoning […]
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Coastal Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention

Coastal Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention
The Coastal Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention (CCSAP) covers Carteret, Craven, Jones, Onslow and Pamlico counties. We are working with the communities through county task forces to make significant policy changes and changes in the environment to reduce underage drinking, alcohol related car crashes and abuse of prescription drugs. This past summer, we took 25 […]
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New Bern’s National Night Out Against Crime Prevention

National Night Out
A special “Thank You” goes out to the National Night Out (NNO) Committee, New Bern Police Department, City Officials, Neighborhood Watch Groups, and local residents for making New Bern’s NNO a great success! The NNO was developed to foster relationships between local law enforcement, community neighborhood watch groups, and local residents. Building relationships among these […]
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