Properties owned by the Redevelopment Commission on Walt Bellamy Drive in New Bern, NC. (NBN Photo)

Details emerge on New Bern Redevelopment Commission’s deal with Housing Authority

The New Bern Redevelopment Commission made changes to the “Walt Bellamy Project” houses at the request of the New Bern Housing Authority, according to the NBHA interim executive director. The deal came to light during the Redevelopment Commission’s meeting on June 12, […]
East Rose Street in New Bern, NC.

New Bern Board of Aldermen authorizes execution of agreement with railroad

The New Bern Board of Aldermen agreed to pay $435,934 to lease a portion of the North Carolina Railroad Company’s property for a stormwater project. Grant funding that was initially designated for wetland mitigation fees could be used to pay for part […]
New Bern Board of Aldermen budget workshop meeting at Pleasant Hill Community Center. (NBN Photo)

City of New Bern’s proposed budget includes tax hike, electric rate increase coming

The City of New Bern’s proposed FY 2024-25 budget includes raising the ad valorem tax rate, solid waste rates and other fees. Electric rate increase coming. City Manager Foster Hughes presented the annual budget to the New Bern Board of Aldermen on […]
Intersection of Spring Green Pass and Onyx Lane in Carolina Colours.

City Planning and Zoning Board approves plans for residential projects in Carolina Colours

The New Bern Planning and Zoning Board approved the preliminary plan for phase four of Bayberry Park and the final plan for Chambray at Carolina Colours, which are adjacent subdivisions. Kendrick Stanton, land and community development administrator with New Bern Development Services, […]
Wild turkey crossing the NC 43 Connector near the US 70 interchange in the West New Bern area. (NBN Photo)

New Bern Board of Aldermen postpones decision to support naming a section of the N.C. 43 Connector

The New Bern Board of Aldermen voted to table a decision to support naming a portion of the NC 43 Connector for the late Marvin L. Raines, Jr. On April 9, Kevin Roberts, Charles Cushman and Marvin’s son Michael Raines asked the […]
New Bern City Hall (NBN Photo)

Budget, Sudan Temple, Bayberry Park development, among topics on public meeting agendas

Three public meetings will be held this week at City Hall in downtown New Bern, NC. The New Bern Board of Aldermen, New Bern Planning and Zoning Board and New Bern Historic Preservation Commission will meet this week in the courtroom on […]
New houses on Walt Bellamy Drive in New Bern. (NBN Photo)

New Bern Redevelopment Commission puts properties up for sale

The “Walt Bellamy Project” properties were added to the New Bern Redevelopment Commission’s Sellable Lots List today. The Redevelopment Commission voted to list the properties for sale during their meeting on April 10, 2024. They were added to the list on May […]