New Bern Now’s Podcast for July 12, 2019 – Special Friday Show!

New Bern Now Podsquad
L – R: Wendy Card, George Oliver, Colleen Roberts, Kathy Morrison, and Charles Tendell

Episode 121

Connecting you with our community as we talk about the people, places, and the latest happenings in and around New Bern! During the show we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! We also went Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Nighttrippin’!

During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), George Oliver (Law Offices of Oliver and Cheek), Charles Tendell (New Bern Live), with and I talked about the latest happening in our community on location in the Charles Tendll Studio located inside the O’Marks Bldg., 233 Middle Street Suite 107 in Downtown New Bern!

Special thanks to this episode’s Sponsor, Steve and Jana Tyson with The Tyson Realty Group, located at 2301 Grace Ave., 252-675-9595.

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Show notes:

1:00 – Steve and Jana Tyson, The Tyson Realty

1:25 – Catching up with the Podsquad

9:46 – New Bern Historical Society Update

Auditions for HONOUR, the Musical and Benefit Dinner

– Ghostwalk Auditions

15:45 – City of New Bern Update

– First Street Improvements

– VOLT Center

– Battle of the Badges

– Kidsville 2.0 Community Build (Volunteers and Tools are needed)

– City Hall Clock Tower Re-installation

26:01 – Law Offices of Oliver & Cheek

28:32 – Social Media Minute

Peace Counseling Christmas in July


31:02 – ArtWalk – New Bern

32:43 – Find out why New Bern’s Art Scene exploded in 2012

34:12 – Marie Antoinette

35:07 – Braedon Welsh

35:42 – Teens Water Wars

36:30 – Aquapalooza

37:45 – Comedy Showcase with Matt White and Friends

36:07 – Tuppence Folk Duo Performance

38:29 – Shannon Grace Live

38:34 – Summer BBQ Fundraiser benefiting Realize U 252

38:42 – Footloose on the Neuse Summer Concert Series: Featuring Rivermist

39:09 – Haiku

39:52 – Concert in the Park in Fairfield Harbour at Red Sail Park

40:10 – IKF Point Muay Thai Kickboxing Tournament

40:32 – Hello Dolly

40:44 – Date Night Movies in the Park: Nights in Rodanthe

41:29 – Tryon Palace Events:

– Crystal Coast Musicians in Concert

– Garden Lecture Series

– Behind the Scenes: Museum Technology

– African American Lecture Series: “The Chicago Defender – A Beacon of Hope”

– The Fifes and Drums Corps of York Town Performance

– Discovering Tryon Palace: Outlander in the Governor’s Palace and Outlander Home and Hearth

– Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop

– Summer Movie Series: Matilda

– Tryon Palace Multicultural Fair

48:10 – For an updated list of community events visit’s Calendar

48:25 – Uplifting Haiku

49:13 – Nighttrippin’

– North Carolina Music Zone at

New Bern Music Calendar Facebook page.

51:00 – Daytrippin’

– 12th Annual Carteret Community College Spanish Mackerel & Dolphin Fishing Tournament

18th Annual Blackberry Festival

Sleep with the Fishes at the NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

53:50 – Tastebud Adventures – Foraging in the Forest

56:04 – Social Media Minute

58:19 – Rapid Fire Questions with the Podsquad

58:41 – Charles Tendell Studio and New Bern Live

The Podcast also airs on New Bern’s News Talk Radio Station WNOS 103.9FM every Wednesday at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Let us know if you want to join us as a guest or have any questions, comments or suggestions by calling 252-259-6853 or sending us an email at

Thanks for joining us everyone and thanks for listening. Have a great day!

Wendy Card