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Arts and Culture in New Bern

Find out what’s happening with the Arts and Culture scene in and around New Bern, North Carolina!

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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New Bern’s National Night Out Against Crime Prevention

National Night Out
A special “Thank You” goes out to the National Night Out (NNO) Committee, New Bern Police Department, City Officials, Neighborhood Watch Groups, and local residents for making New Bern’s NNO a great success! The NNO was developed to foster relationships between local law enforcement, community neighborhood watch groups, and local residents. Building relationships among these […]
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Do You Love to Fish?

Join the East Carolina Saltwater Fishing Club and learn about saltwater fishing, participate in monthly tournaments, and have a great time on the water! They are currently open to new members. You don’t need to have a boat to join in the fun; they have over 70 members with and without boats. The Club meets […]
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New Bern’s Mascot – The Black Bear

Bear Print
I used to be and sometimes am when sitting around the campfire reading “bear attack” stories with my sister. Come turkey season, this is an annual expedition for my sister and me. My 2nd eldest sister, I’ll call her Darlene, comes to New Bern from Grand Island, NY, for turkey hunting season and we pitch […]
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Make a Difference and Volunteer

Volunteers in New Bern
Are you recently unemployed and can’t find a job? Are you retired and have a need for social interaction? Or are you employed and feel the need to make a difference in the community? Why not volunteer for one of many of our local non-profit organizations who provide vital services to our community? You may […]
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