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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.
Website: https://www.newbernnow.com
WSCard has written 4499 articles so far, you can find them below.

New Bern and Beyond Podcast – November 19, 2018

New Bern Now's Podsquad
Episode 105 Find out the latest “positive” news and information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Susan Moffat-Thomas, Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Colleen Roberts (City of New […]
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Special Edition of New Bern’s Ledger Magazine

New Bern Ledger Magazine - Special Edition
We’re excited to announce the publication of a Special Edition of New Bern’s Ledger Magazine. This one is unlike no other! The Interactive Edition is available now, view it here. With so many people suffering in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, we wanted to highlight people, organizations, and business who have stepped up and displayed countless […]
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Publix Tools for Back to School Program

Publix Tools for Back to School Program
Publix recently held their Tools for Back to School program benefiting Craven County Schools through Partners In Education. Over $7,000 was collected from generous Publix shoppers to purchase school supplies. A presentation was made to Erica Phillips, principal at J.T. Barber Elementary as a representation of the school supplies that were collected and disbursed to […]
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Weekend Roundup: Things to do in and around New Bern

Weekend New Bern NC
16th: Lunch and Learn: Decorating Through the Ages, 12:00 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500. 16th: Hairspray Auditions, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Masonic Theatre. Presented by RiverTowne Players. Call 252-633-3318. 16th: Spare Change Live, 7:30 p.m. at Blackbeard’s Triple Play Restaurant and Bar. Call 252-635-3322. 16th: Explorations in the Arts: Highland Echoes – […]
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Berry Merry Christmas

Beary Merry Christmas 2018
Our Elf Squad would like to give our supporters and local business community an opportunity to showcase their businesses during the 2018 Beary Merry Christmas season.  The first opportunity will be at the Community Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, November 24th. With the event moving to Union Point Park, our community and committee has more opportunities.  Gates will open […]
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Twin Rivers YMCA Turkey Trot

Twin Rivers YMCA
11th Annual Race benefits Annual Campaign The 11th Annual Twin Rivers YMCA Turkey Trot, presented by CarolinaEast Health System, will be held Thanksgiving morning at Taberna Country Club. This family event will give kids, adults, and four-legged family members the opportunity to walk or run before their turkey dinner. All proceeds from the race benefit […]
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New Bern Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Half Time Pub & Grill
If you’re looking for somewhere to eat on Thanksgiving Day, the following restaurants will be open. –  Aperitivo at Lawson’s Landing at the North Carolina History Center, 637-9307 –  Baker’s Kitchen, 227 Middle St., 637-0304 –  Blackbeard’s Triple Play Restaurant and Pub, 415 S. Front St., 635-0322 –  Buffalo Wild Wings, 3102 Dr MLK Jr […]
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Chainsaw Sawmill Demonstration by Shop Class

Chainsaw Sawmill Demonstration
Saturday, November 17, 2018 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. No charge, but please RSVP by email. With all the trees toppled in the hurricanes, several people have asked about the feasibility of slabbing them out to be used for lumber. My stock answer is that it takes expensive equipment and heavy lifting capabilities. However, Sean […]
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20th Annual Christ Church Cookie Walk

Cookie Walk 2018
December 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Christ Episcopal Church will host its 20th Annual Cookie Walk at the Harrison Center on 311 Middle Street. Enjoy live music while you take in the sights and smells of the thousands of homemade cookies for sale. The Cookie Walk Café will offer sandwiches, savory snacks, and […]
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