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When is enough…enough?

Mass Shootings 2019 (Image: ABC News)
  For ten years, New Bern Now has been a place to discover all the great things that our community has to offer, but today, I can’t stay silent. Not after two more mass shootings that ended the lives of 31 people and wounded 38 others… all within 13 hours of each other in El […]
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New Bern Now and Beyond Podsquad – April 25, 2019

New Bern Now Podsquad
Episode 116 Today we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! We also talked about the latest happenings in and around town and went Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Night Trippin’ to surrounding areas! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Tracey Stones (NCMZ.live), Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Susan Moffat-Thomas, Parker […]
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U.S. Cellular Searches for The Future of Good with a call for nominations

U.S. Cellular
National Wireless Carrier Pledges $160,000 to Support 16 Youth Initiatives Impacting Communities Across the Country U.S. Cellular’s The Future of Good program returns for its fourth year, to champion and invest in youth who are doing good in their communities by raising awareness for their causes and increasing their impact through financial contributions. This year, […]
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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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Do you want to see more “Community News”?

New Bern, NC
Help Us Redefine “Community News” Since inception in 2009, New Bern Now’s mission has been to promote the people, places, businesses, non-profits, events, and everything in between in the greater New Bern area. Fast forward nine years and our citizen media company has rapidly morphed into a community news and information website, magazine, and podcast […]
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Latest happenings and things to do in and around New Bern through August 11th

New Bern, NC
1st – 31st: 5th Annual “No Child Wet Behind” Diaper Drive present by the Tryon Civitan Club. Diapers can be dropped off at the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-288-6983. 7th: Jonkonnu Workshop, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 7th: National Night Out throughout the Greater New Bern area. Presented by Community […]
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Call for our Community to Unite to Build Bridges

Community New Bern NC
With so much division and hateful incidents happening throughout our Country, I believe that our Community is better than that. It’s high time that we get back to the basics and focus on what’s happening in our backyards and wherever you live, I believe we should get to know each other! Why? Because together, we […]
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Events and Things to Do Around New Bern this Week through April 29th

Unity Mural
16th – May 5th: Neuse River Senior Games and Silver Arts at various locations throughout Craven County. Call 252-636-6606. 24th: 8th Annual Community Fabric Awards, 12:00 p.m. at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Presented by Craven Community College and Craven Community College Foundation. Call 252-638-7351. 25th: Girls Night Out and Networking Social, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at […]
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3rd Annual Great Glow Run for Easter Seals UCP

Great Glow Run for Easter Seals
Laura Johnson interviewed Jean Kenefick, Community Director for Easter Seals UCP in New Bern to learn more about the Great Glow Run. Listen to the radio interview aired on New Bern News Talk Radio WNOS 97.1FM and 1450AM. You can also hear the interview online on NBN’s Libsyn page: Support a great cause and have […]
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Weekend Happenings in and around Town

Aerial photo New Bern
5th – 7th: “Dashing through the Snow” a Jones Hope Wooten Comedy”, Fri – Sat: 7:00pm; Sun: 3:00pm, at the Masonic Theatre presented by the Rivertowne Players. Call 252-638-2577. 6th: Christmas Card and Wreath Day, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. For details call 252-633-0043. 6th: Breakfast with Santa at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. […]
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New Bern Now’s Ledger is turning into a Magazine!

New Bern, NC
We’re excited to announce that we’re working on New Bern Now’s Quarterly Ledger Publication (October – December 2014). The current July – September edition is available in color, online and hardcopies are distributed throughout the greater New Bern area and beyond. The Ledger had a makeover in April and we added color to four pages. […]
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Contribute to “No Child Wet Behind”

No Child Wet Behind
Laura Johnson interviewed our friend, Pat Drake of the Tryon Civitan Club and co-owner of the UPS Store to learn more about “No Child Wet Behind”. Listen to the radio interview aired on New Bern News Talk Radio WNOS 97.1FM and 1450AM. The interview is published on NBN’s Libsyn page: www.newbernnow.libsyn.com: http://traffic.libsyn.com/newbernnow/NBN_No_Child_Wet_Behind_083114.mp3 During the month […]
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New Bern Housing Authority

GET THE FACTS!  If you missed the New Bern Housing Authority Community Meeting or any of the other Choice Neighborhood events a few weeks ago, you can still get the facts. Mr. Julian Marsh, Executive Director of New Bern Housing Authority will be the Chamber Minority Business Council’s Guest Speaker on Wednesday, March 26. Join […]
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