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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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Craven Community College receives $200,000 grant from Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas

Duke Grant Check Presentation
Connecting Students with Apprenticeship Opportunities Craven Community College (Craven CC) today announced a $200,000 investment from Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas. The funds will be used toward a new Craven County Apprentice Program (CCAP) that connects students with hands-on training and career development opportunities. The investment, from the Duke Energy Foundation, will be used […]
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Director’s Gallery: Ryan Fox

Venise St by Ryan Fox
Accomplished Painter and Instructor to Exhibit at Bank of the Arts July 10 to August 1, 2018 Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to present the work of Ryan Fox in the Director’s Gallery at Bank of the Arts from July 10th to August 1st, 2018. Fox, an accomplished batik watercolorist based out of […]
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Mr. & Mrs. Sirkins: Points of View

Mattamusket Dream by Susan Sirkin
Artistic Husband and Wife Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to present “Mr. & Mrs. Sirkin: Points of View in the Main Gallery at Bank of the Arts from July 5th to August 2nd, 2018. An artistic couple with their own style and mediums, Scott and Susan Sirkins’ work explores times and locations from […]
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Latest happenings and things to do in and around New Bern through July 1st

Mitchell Hardware and Accidental Artist
26th: Jonkonnu Workshop, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 26th: Behind The Scenes: Costume Shop, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. 26th: North Carolina Symphony Performance, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Tryon Palace’s South Lawn.  Call 252-639-3500. 26th: Student Financial Aid Event, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at […]
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American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Recognition Award

CarolinaEast Health System
CarolinaEast Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) the deadliest type of heart attack caused by a blockage of blood […]
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New Director of Curriculum and Instruction Named – Mr. Tommy Wilson

Tommy Wilson
The Craven County Board of Education approved Mr. Tommy Wilson as the new Director of Curriculum and Instruction effective July 2, 2018. As Director of Curriculum and Instruction Mr. Wilson will provide leadership and direction in the ongoing planning, implementation, development, review, and evaluation of the district’s curriculum and instructional services, DoDEA Grants, and Title […]
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2nd Annual Youth Track and Field Clinic

New Bern Parks and Recreation
Presented by New Bern Parks and Recreation Saturday, June 30th! New Bern Parks and Recreation will be hosting its 2nd Annual Youth Track and Field Clinic this Summer. This Clinic is for youth ages 5 – 14 and will take place on Saturday, June 30th at New Bern High School between 10:00am until 2:00pm. During […]
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“Camping with Critters” PIE Grant

PIE Grant - Camping with Critters
Diane Bondurant with James W. Smith Elementary won a Spring Cycle PIE Grant, “Camping with Critters,” for $904. This grant allowed every K-2 student at James W. Smith Elementary with the opportunity of observing, nurturing, and caring for a Painted Lady Butterfly. They each experienced the egg-to-caterpillar-to-chrysalis-to-butterfly-to-egg miracle! For information on how you or your […]
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Express Yourself on National Selfie Day, June 21

U. S. Cellular
U.S. Cellular Shares Tips on How to Capture the Perfect Shot Want to capture the perfect selfie but feel a bit self-conscious? Don’t worry; National Selfie Day on June 21 is best celebrated by taking lots and lots of selfies. It’s a national holiday, so permission granted to snap away. In fact, according to a […]
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North Carolina Symphony’s coming to New Bern

North Carolina Symphony New Bern
UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the North Carolina Symphony’s “Concerts in Your Community” will be visiting New Bern, June 26, at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. This event is free and open to the public; no ticket is required. Conducted by Wesley Schultz, the North Carolina Symphony invites guests to enjoy great moments in […]
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