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Celebrate The Foundation of America – DAR Promotes Constitution Week 232th Anniversary

DAR Constitution Week
September 17- 23, 2019 There are two documents of paramount importance to American history: the Declaration of Independence, which forged our national identity, and the United States Constitution, which set forth the framework for the federal government that is still in use today. While Independence Day is a beloved national holiday, fewer people know about […]
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Should “The Podsquad” go on the Road?

New Bern Now's Podsquad
We’ve been thinking about taking New Bern Now and Beyond’s Podcast on the road for a couple of years now. We started recording in the Isaac Taylor House in 2014, thanks to Lisa Bisbee-Lentz and Mike Lentz. Last year, we relocated and went live in the Charles Tendell Studio on New Bern Live (located in […]
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2018 Visitor Impact for Craven County

New Bern Waterfront
County Spending by Domestic Visitors Increases by 4.96% to $149 Million New Bern, N.C. — Governor Roy Cooper announced today that domestic visitors to and within Craven County spent $149 million  in 2018, an increase of 4.96% from 2017. The data comes from an annual study commissioned by Visit North Carolina, a unit of the […]
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Tryon Civitan “No Child Wet Behind” Diaper Drive

Tryon Civitan Diaper Drive
The Tryon Civitans will be collecting infant and toddler disposable diapers during the month of August. They will be distributed to Coastal Women’s Shelter, Religious Community Services and Craven County Health Department. Diapers can be dropped off at the UPS Store, 1822 South Glenburnie Road. If you would like more information about the drive or […]
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Fall Entrepreneur Series Kicks Off August 27

Small Business Center - Craven Community College
The Small Business Center at Craven Community College will launch its Fall Entrepreneur Series starting Tuesday, August 27, 2019 from 6-9 p.m. with its “How to Start a Business” workshop. The 10-workshop series has topics that will increase knowledge of how to plan, start and operate a successful new business. The series has workshops for […]
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New Bern Strong Bear Town Bear Unveiled

New Bern Strong Bear
On Thursday, August 8th, CresCom Bank hosted a cookout at its Front Street branch in New Bern to unveil the New Bern Strong Bear statue. The bear was designed to show the resiliency of New Bern in its recovery from Hurricane Florence. It features the colors of a rainbow along with the cityscape and the […]
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