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Two Community Leaders Join African American Heritage & Culture Center

AAHC Board President, Carol Bonner Becton, welcomes two community leaders to AAHC leadership. During its recent meeting, the Board of Directors elected a new Director to its Board and appointed a new member to its Board of Advisors. Valerie Taylor Best is …

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Sound Rivers Swim Guide Report – June 24, 2022

Upper Neuse One site failed in the Upper Neuse this week: Buffaloe Road canoe launch. This is the second time Buffaloe Road has failed out of five times tested. Lower Neuse Three sites failed in the Lower Neuse this week: Upper Broad …

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ARP Fund Spending, Land Use Plan, Budget, Leases, Among Items on BOA Meeting Agenda — June 28, 2022

The Tuesday, June 28th meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the Courtroom at City Hall located at 300 Pollock St. You can also watch live on the City of New Bern’s Facebook page or watch later on City 3 TV. 1. Meeting …

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Governor Cooper Statement on Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade

Today, Governor Roy Cooper issued the following statement: “For 50 years, women have relied on their constitutional right to make their own medical decisions, but today that right has been tragically ripped away. That means it’s now up to the states to …

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First Monkeypox Case Confirmed in NC

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first case of monkeypox virus infection in a North Carolina resident, identified by testing at the State Laboratory of Public Health. Monkeypox is a rare, but potentially serious, viral illness …

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Runoff Debate for New Bern Alderman of Ward 1

The Ghent Neighborhood Association held a Runoff Debate for New Bern Alderman of Ward 1 between Sabrina Bengel (I) and Rick Prill at the Twin Rivers YMCA on June 22, 2022. Watch here: Runoff elections for New Bern’s Mayor and Alderman Ward …

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Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern: June 23 – 26, 2022

Around Town Jack “Cheddar” Durham, member of the Trent Woods Garden Club, presented 20 exotic pepper plants to Town Clerk Holly Willis for First Responders. Music and Nightlife Thursday: – Adam Hill Band at Bootleggers and Barrels, 417 S Front St. – …

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  • A Dog's Dream

  • Craven Animal Hospital

  • The Four C's

  • Havelock Chamber of Commerce

  • New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

  • New Bern Web Design