Mayor Jeffrey Odham and City Manager Foster Hughes

New Bern Mayor and City Manager Appointed to Board of Bradham’s Legacy

Correction: It was originally stated that Bengel owned The Birthplace of Pepsi store, but after further research, she is a managing partner for the Birthplace of Pepsi. Citizens voiced concerns over lack of transparency and process during last night’s special meeting of …

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New Bern Board of Aldermen Special Meeting in the New Bern Chamber of Commerce building.

City Officials Vote to Sell Property Leaving Citizens Asking Questions About Process, Lack of Transparency

The New Bern Board of Aldermen voted 6 – 1 to sell the 304 and 308 South Front Street aka “Talbots Lots” in downtown New Bern, NC for $825,000 to Betty Wilson of Trent Woods during a special meeting held on Feb. …

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Collegiate Challenge Program Provides Opportunity for Students to Build Houses

“This is a chance to meet and support young people from your alma mater Penn State, James Madison and Delaware. We hope you will come out and support these students  who are generous enough to spend their spring break to help Habitat …

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Craven CC's partnership with the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina will provide opportunities for the county's underserved population to receive training in the college's forklift and commercial truck driving programs, as well as access to nutritious meals and other resources.

Food Bank and College Plan to Fund Tuition Costs for Students Seeking to Enroll in a CDL or Forklift Class

Craven Community College (Craven CC) and the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina have entered into an agreement that benefits under-served students seeking to enter the college’s Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program or forklift operations program. Under the new program, …

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CarolinaEast Foundation

CarolinaEast Foundation Accepting Applications for Nursing Scholarships

Nearly $400,000 awarded since Scholarship inception The CarolinaEast Foundation will be awarding nursing scholarships this year, made possible through the Joseph Hageman Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund and the Robert and Beatrice Honnet Nursing Scholarship Fund. Nursing scholarships are available for full-time students …

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A Suspect is in Custody after 2 were Killed in New Bern

Update: On January 30, 2023, Clonzie Lee Nealy, Jr. 34 of New Bern, was arrested by ECU Health Police (Vidant) for two counts of Murder and is under no bond. On January 31, 2023, Nealy had a virtual first appearance in Craven …

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New Bern Earth Day at the Talbot's Lot in 2019

Opinion: Questions and Concerns for The New Bern Board of Aldermen

The question being considered tonight is whether or not the City of New Bern should sell a special piece of land in the heart of downtown. A second questions is – How does the city pay for what it thinks it wants …

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  • A Dog's Dream

  • Craven Animal Hospital

  • Havelock Chamber of Commerce

  • New Bern Web Design