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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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>Croatan Village “Pathways” Program – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

>Today was the grand opening of the Croatan Village Assisted Living Facility’s “Pathways” unit. The “Pathways” program provides memory care for residents living with Alzheimer’s and other diseases that cause dementia and memory loss. This special 18 bed unit has an “open concept living area” that provides a home-like atmosphere. The facility is outfitted with […]
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>5th Annual New Bern Jazz & Blues Festival

>It should feel like a homecoming celebration for everyone in the state’s historic Colonial Capital when four jazz and blues greats, each with strong North Carolina ties, arrive in New Bern to perform for the 300th Jubilee Jazz and Blues Fest, April 30-May 1, at the Riverfront Convention Center. “The line-up for this year’s Fest […]
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>Joining Forces to Unify New Bern

>From the development of New Bern Now’s Blog, I have tried to remain “neutral” and not discuss any political or religious agendas or ideals. My Father taught me at a young age that it isn’t polite to ask people what political party or church they belong to. It was taboo. That was back in the […]
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“Making Better Men One Dog at a Time”

We all make mistakes; some people make bigger ones by committing a criminal act. I don’t condone criminal behavior, but believe most people sentenced to a crime, pay their time, and receive professional treatment, should be given a “new lease on life”. This concept parallels the “New Leash on Life” (NLOL) program which rehabilitates dogs […]
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>North Carolina’s Governor’s Conference Reception

>I received an update from Nancy Hawley of Tryon Palace regarding the North Carolina Governor’s Conference on Hospitality & Tourism this past week in New Bern. As we celebrate our 300th Anniversary, Tryon Palace Historic Sites and Gardens was appropriately designated the site of the opening reception. For those who don’t know, Tryon Palace is […]
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>Temple Announces Holocaust Memorial Service

>Temple B’nai Sholem in New Bern will be conducting a special Sabbath service honoring Holocaust Memorial Day on Friday, April 9, at 7:30 pm. On April 12, 1951 Israel’s Knesset passed a resolution proclaiming the 27th of Nisan “the Holocaust and Ghetto Uprising Remembrance Day.” The date was specifically chosen to fall between the outbreak […]
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>Wild Turkey Hunting in New Bern, NC

>This is my first “wild turkey” hunting season without my big sister driving down from Western NY. My sister, aka “Darlene”, has been my “Confidence Factor”. Without her, I’ve never been alone in the Croatan National Forest for 24/7 for an entire week. She introduced me to this addicting sport of turkey hunting in 2002. […]
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>National Pet Week – May 2 – 8, 2010

>In observance of National Pet Week, Dona Baker of NautiDawgs, Inc. will be conducting the Canine Good Citizen testing during the week of May 2-8, 2010. Dona is a certified Canine Good Citizen Evaluator and will be conducting the tests at Jill’s Pet Gallery, 221 Kale Road, New Bern (James City). For more information on […]
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>Beautiful Heirloom Celebrating New Bern’s History!

>The New Bern Commemorative Charger is being developed to provide a high-quality memento of New Bern’s 300th anniversary. Such a memento is intended to become a family treasure for local and extended families proud of New Bern’s heritage. Product Description: Manufacturer’s biography: Vietri is the Country’s largest importer and wholesaler of fine, exclusively Italian handcrafted […]
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>Trent Woods Garden Club

>The Sharon D. Quill Memorial Scholarship2010 Scholarship The Trent Woods Garden Club Scholarship was established to encourage students to further their education in horticulture, turf planting, agriculture, forestry, landscaping, environmental concerns or management in related fields of study. The scholarship shall be for one year of study and the 2010 award shall be $l,000. Criteria […]
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>Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr.

>Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice Book by Linda Wolverton Director: Ciara DiNapoliProducer: Kim Scott The Brainy and Beautiful Belle yearns to escape her provincial life…and her brute of a suitor, Gaston. However, Belle gets more adventurous than she wanted when she becomes a captive in the Beast’s enchanted castle! […]
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New Bern Home and Garden Show

The New Bern Riverfront Convention Center was bustling with action this weekend! Consumers were searching for home and garden products and services. Some may say people attended for the “free gadgets”, but I’m an optimist and believe the majority of visitors wanted to know what area businesses have to offer. Knowing the cost of promotional […]
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