Craven County Clean Sweep

Neuse River
Craven County Clean Sweep sponsors four annual clean up events on the first Saturdays of February, May, August and October to help keep New Bern streets and waterways free of litter. The upcoming one will be Saturday, February 2nd, but if that day is not convenient, you can choose another day that fits your schedule! […]
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Governor’s Volunteer Service Award

United Way of Coastal Carolina
Nominations from Craven County are being accepted for the 2019 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. The awards program, created by the Office of the Governor in 1979, recognizes North Carolina’s most dedicated volunteers. Through the years, the award has been bestowed on thousands of North Carolinians who have shown concern and compassion for their neighbors by […]
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Tryon Palace Announces New “Palace Scholars” Program

Tryon Palace Scholars Program
New Program Awards Field-Trip Funding for Title 1 Schools The Tryon Palace Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of Palace Scholars, an educational program linking students and educators from Title I schools with funding for field trip opportunities to Tryon Palace. Applications for the inaugural year of Palace Scholars, school year 2019/2020, open January […]
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Fun for All in the Week ahead!

Live Music Report At Press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm Thursday: January 10, 2019 City Stage New Bern,901 B Pollock St. (252) 631-5122; A M Serenades Alisa E. Mike, Vocalist offers Evening Serenade 7-9 pm. Free music The Brown Pelican, 411 Broad St., (252) 631-5008 Open Mic. Sign up starts at 7 pm Music […]
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Artwalk – Pottery Thowdown and SouperBowl

Craven Arts Council and Gallery
Bank of the Arts / Harrison Center   Friday, January 11, 2019 5 – 8 p.m. Both events occurring next door to each other are designed to jumpstart ticket sales and enthusiasm for the upcoming Empty Bowls event on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Temple Church. Pottery Throwdown 5pm Doors open 5:20 – 6:20 / 6 […]
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Julius Peppers Donates to Hurricane Florence Relief

Julius Peppers Donation
The United Way of Coastal Carolina received a big gift from Carolina Panthers veteran defensive lineman Julius Peppers for hurricane relief in the most devastated part of his home state. The Julius Peppers Hurricane Relief Fund gifted $100,000 to North Carolina communities affected by Hurricane Florence. Walmart gift cards in $50 increments were distributed through […]
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Opioid Crisis Forum

Coastal Carolina Taxpayers Association
January 15, 2019 in New Bern According to a report from North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, more than 12,000 North Carolinians died from opioid-related overdoses in the period from 1999 to 2016.  However, those numbers have shown a dramatic increase in recent years. Statistics released in May 2017 showed that there were […]
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Coastal Carolina Regional Airport Contributes $362,700,000 to North Carolina’s Economy

Coastal Carolina Regional Airport
Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN) contributes $362 million annually to Eastern North Carolina’s local economy, supports 2,125 jobs, and provides approximately $12 million in state and local taxes, based on a report released Monday by the NC Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation. North Carolina’s publicly owned airports contribute more than $52 billion to the […]
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