>Fishing Report from Captain Gary Dubiel

>The warm weather has triggered a good bite of fish along the Neuse River. Spotted seatrout and red drum have move into the area creeks. Concerns over winter cold stun events have been shaken off like this past winters cold. Specks up to 5 pounds have been landed this past week. Plenty of puppy drum […]
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>Coastal Carolina Taxpayers Association (CCTA) Events

>Coastal Carolina Taxpayers Association (CCTA) is pleased to announce two exciting events for April. On Saturday April 10th from 4:00pm – 7:00pm we will be hosting a Primary Candidate Forum, free to the public at the Orringer Auditorium, Craven County Commmunity College, New Bern. We invite everyone to come out and see how the Candidates […]
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>Good Friday: Tenebrae Service – April 2nd

>Garber United Methodist Church of New Bern invites the community to attend their Good Friday: Tenebrae Service on April 2nd at 7:30PM in the sanctuary of the church. This service of candles and darkness will feature Garber’s Chancel Choir under the direction of Matt Johnson. The choir will present Faure’s Requiem and will feature soprano […]
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>Croatan Village “Pathways” Program – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

>Today was the grand opening of the Croatan Village Assisted Living Facility’s “Pathways” unit. The “Pathways” program provides memory care for residents living with Alzheimer’s and other diseases that cause dementia and memory loss. This special 18 bed unit has an “open concept living area” that provides a home-like atmosphere. The facility is outfitted with […]
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>5th Annual New Bern Jazz & Blues Festival

>It should feel like a homecoming celebration for everyone in the state’s historic Colonial Capital when four jazz and blues greats, each with strong North Carolina ties, arrive in New Bern to perform for the 300th Jubilee Jazz and Blues Fest, April 30-May 1, at the Riverfront Convention Center. “The line-up for this year’s Fest […]
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>Joining Forces to Unify New Bern

>From the development of New Bern Now’s Blog, I have tried to remain “neutral” and not discuss any political or religious agendas or ideals. My Father taught me at a young age that it isn’t polite to ask people what political party or church they belong to. It was taboo. That was back in the […]
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“Making Better Men One Dog at a Time”

We all make mistakes; some people make bigger ones by committing a criminal act. I don’t condone criminal behavior, but believe most people sentenced to a crime, pay their time, and receive professional treatment, should be given a “new lease on life”. This concept parallels the “New Leash on Life” (NLOL) program which rehabilitates dogs […]
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>North Carolina’s Governor’s Conference Reception

>I received an update from Nancy Hawley of Tryon Palace regarding the North Carolina Governor’s Conference on Hospitality & Tourism this past week in New Bern. As we celebrate our 300th Anniversary, Tryon Palace Historic Sites and Gardens was appropriately designated the site of the opening reception. For those who don’t know, Tryon Palace is […]
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>Temple Announces Holocaust Memorial Service

>Temple B’nai Sholem in New Bern will be conducting a special Sabbath service honoring Holocaust Memorial Day on Friday, April 9, at 7:30 pm. On April 12, 1951 Israel’s Knesset passed a resolution proclaiming the 27th of Nisan “the Holocaust and Ghetto Uprising Remembrance Day.” The date was specifically chosen to fall between the outbreak […]
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