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Ghostwalk Goes Forward

Bill Hand - Ghostwalk
Tickets Now Available For 28 years, Ghostwalk has endured whatever mother nature sends along.  This year she sent Florence.  For many New Bernians this means much flooding and damage.  Many prayers, good wishes and offers of help continue to come in to our wonderful town.  As we all work back toward normalcy, the New Bern […]
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Antique & Classic Boat Show in Bridgeton

Aerial photo New Bern
By Alan Hills The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Triangle Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society announced today that it is hosting an antique and class boat show at the Bridgeton Harbor Marina 1101 B Street in Bridgeton on Saturday October 6, 2018.  Antique and classic boats will be on display both on land and in […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for September 10, 2018

New Bern Now Podsquad
Episode 102 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, Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical […]
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Tryon Palace Foundation, Home Builders Association Host 5th Annual “Governor’s Challenge” Fundraiser

Tryon Palace's Governor's Challenge Cornhole Fundraiser
The Tryon Palace Foundation and the Home Builders Association of Craven and Pamlico Counties are once again joining together to host the 5th annual “Governor’s Challenge Cornhole Tournament” September 28 on the Tryon Palace South Lawn. The Governor’s Challenge is a fundraising event that benefits both Tryon Palace and the Home Builders Association. As of […]
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UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina Goes All-In To New Bern!

Public Media North Carolia Cares
Statewide Public Media Network Hosts Packed Slate of Activities Tuesday – Saturday, September 4 – 8 North Carolina’s statewide public media network brings its listening tour—Public Media North Carolina CARES (Connecting Audiences with Resources through Education and Service)—to New Bern, Tuesday – Saturday, September 4 – 8. A team of dedicated, inquisitive producers, on-air personalities […]
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One More Time!

New Bern Then and Now
New Bern Then and Now Finale Set for September 27 All summer audiences clamored for Curator, Jim Hodges’ “New Bern Then and Now” presentation.  So, the New Bern Historical Society will host it one more time on September 27, this time with reserved seats. A 10-dollar ticket will assure you a seat at Cullman Hall […]
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Do you have the America the Beautiful Pass?

Croatan National Forest
There are over 2,000 federal recreation sites across our nation. These recreation parks are for the public to enjoy, for instance, national parks and national wildlife refuges, national forests and so much more.  Imagine having to pay every time to visit a park.  Guess what, you may not have too. Would you go to more […]
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