About WSCard

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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WSCard has written 4880 articles so far, you can find them below.

>Register Now for the Coastal Christmas Flotilla

>Registration is underway for New Bern’s annual 25th Coastal Christmas Flotilla. This year’s event will be held on December 5th. Since the flotilla marks the beginning of the holiday season in New Bern, owners are encouraged to decorate their boat with holiday lights, and/or themes. Boats, large and small encouraged to join in the fun. […]
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What is a Senior Independent Living Community?

I recently asked Ms. Diane McKeel of McCarthy Court Senior Independent Living, what a senior independent living community’s was to inform local residents and retirees thinking about moving to New Bern. Her response is as follows: “At McCarthy Court Senior Independent Living, we take pride in offering the setting, support, and services needed to ensure […]
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>River Bend Community Day

>The Town of River Bend invites everyone to come and enjoy the activities on November 7th for “River Bend Community Day”. Yard sales and a huge book sale will be featured entertainment. The book sale will begin at 8:30am and end at 2:00pm at the Red Caboose Library on Wildwood Drive. A portion of the […]
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>Historic New Bern Sunbelt Retirement Tour

>Today, I had the pleasure to meet Mr. Whit Morgan, Realtor with New Bern Real Estate. During our meeting, I learned of a unique, personal tour of New Bern and the surrounding areas that Whit provides to Retirees. It’s called the “Historic New Bern Sunbelt Retirement Tour”. This special tour lasts 3 ½ hours and […]
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>Support the Swiss Bear Downtown Development Corporation

>Some people may associate the Swiss Bear Downtown Development Corporation (SBDDC) with New Bern’s Annual MUMfest and they should because it attracts thousands of residents and visitors to the MUMfest. Personally, I really look forward to this fantastic event every year! But many people truly don’t understand the significant impact this non-profit organization has on […]
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>Let Me Introduce Myself

>Many of New Bern Now’s viewers ask me why I don’t have a photo of myself or share more personal information about myself on the blog. The first thing that comes to mind is I’m not vain. I’m not saying that everyone who posts photos of themselves on the Internet is vain. They are probably […]
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>Four More Exciting Events for This Weekend!

>Take a “Haunted Hayride” of New Bern’s Historic District Friday and Saturday at 6:30pm. Ghosts of New Bern and Carolina Carriage Tours begin at Morgan’s Tavern and Grill at 235 Craven St at 6:30pm. For reservations, call 252-571-4766. Prefer a “Haunted Evening” at the Attmore-Oliver House? Tomorrow evening the tours begin at 8:00pm and 9:00pm. […]
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>Voci Allegre Vocal Ensemble

>Voci Allegre vocal ensemble is pleased to announce “A Very British Christmas,” its first concert of the 2009-2010 season. Sponsored jointly by Craven Arts Council and Gallery and First Baptist Church of New Bern, the performance will be held in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church (Middle Street) and begins at 6:00 PM on December […]
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>City of New Bern Runoff Election

>It looks like New Bern residents will be at the voting both again, this time for runoff voting. It was unclear to me exactly what this voting method was because I’ve never encountered the situation. For those who aren’t familiar with the process, let me explain. Mayor Bayliss and Johnnie Ray Kinsey of Ward 4 […]
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