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 4878 articles so far, you can find them below.

>Recent 50 Million Fish Kill on the Neuse River

>After meeting with Larry Baldwin, Lower Neuse RIVERKEEPER, and Brian Westcott, Program Coordinator, I learned a great deal about how the greater New Bern community can help these hardworking men improve our Neuse River. Word of the recent 50 million fish kill resonates around town. It’s obvious that the time has come for local residents […]
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>Executive Director of the Coastal Environmental Partnership named to Board of Directors of NC SWANA

>Allen M. Hardison, Executive Director of the Coastal Environmental Partnership, has been named to the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Chapter of SWANA (Solid Waste Association of North America). SWANA is a non-profit, international educational organization serving individuals and communities responsible for the management and operation of municipal solid waste management systems. The […]
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Let’s Come Together as a Community

Times are tough. We all know that. That’s all we hear in the media, in the grocery stores, and among local residents. It’s time to change. I’ve been very apprehensive using that word because it can be perceived by some people that change is bad. Not always. Think about the Industrial Revolution. It changed the […]
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>The Salvation Army Needs Our Help!

>The Salvation Army’s Pantry is running low and our big food drive does not take place until December. This is a list of items we are in need of: Canned meat – hams, chicken, corned beef hash, beef stew, chili with beans Soup – Tomato and Chicken noodle Canned green leaf vegetables – collards, turnip […]
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>Your Local Chapter, Coastal Carolina Chapter of the American Red Cross Needs Your Help!

>Presently, we have a disaster team deployed to Georgia, helping those affected by the latest flooding. We provide Services to the Armed Forces (communication between the Military and their Family Members); Health and Safety Training to Volunteer Fire Departments and residents; Disaster Training and Sheltering to our community of Carteret, Craven, Pamlico, and Jones Counties. […]
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Sabrina Bengel for First Ward Alderman

Sabrina Bengel for Mayor
My record in this community demonstrates my ability to serve in a leadership position with a proactive style of getting the job done. I will support and continue working to make New Bern a better place to live and work. As your Alderman, I will commit to serving you with dignity and respect, listen to […]
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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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