New Bern Now’s Podcast for November 14, 2019

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Kathy Morrison, Rich Sheridan, George Oliver, Colleen Roberts, Susan Moffat-Thomas, Finn, and Wendy Card

Episode 129

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’ and Daytrippin’!

During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: George Oliver (Law Offices of Oliver & Cheek), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Susan Moffat-Thomas, Charles Tendell, and I talked about the latest happening in our community on location in the Charles Tendell Studio located inside the O’Marks Bldg., 233 Middle Street Suite 107 in Downtown New Bern!

Special thanks to this episode’s co-sponsors:

Rhonda Tennant, owner of Healing Paws Canine Massage Therapy, call or text 252-229-5509 or visit Healing Paws Canine Massage Therapy Facebook page.

Nolan and Christian of Bear Tech Solutions, call 252-649-2404 or visit

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Show notes:

00:49 – Healing Paws Canine Massage Therapy

3:15 – Tastebud Adventure visits Memphis

5:38 – The Podsquad is taking the show LIVE on the road to Carolina Creations

8:59 – George Oliver receives Citizen of the Year Award from New Bern Woman’s Club

Books Recommendations: The Confederacy of Dunces and The book called Song

11:13 – Discovery Map Crystal Coast

12:17 – Updates from New Bern Historical Society

– Gingerbread House Contest and Display

– Annual Lore Lecture, Retracing John Lawson’s Voyage of Discovery by Author Scott Huler

14:48 – North Carolina Aquarium Happenings

17:09 – Interview with Jim Hackett with Faith Connection of New Bern’s Community Forum

23:10 – New Bern featured on Switzerland on Sound Podcast

25:30 – Social Media Minute

29:05 – Thanksgiving and Christmas Trivia

32:50 – City Hall Updates


34:08 – “Shabby to Chic” and Auction Fundraiser

35:10 – “Lewis n Clark” Expedition: Timeless Broadway Showtunes

35:34 – Holiday Gift Show and Home Expo

35:48 – The Hunchback of Notre Dame

36:26 – Craven CC to hold STEM Event

36:40 – The American Revolution – A Maritime Conflict with RADM Jay DeLoach, USN, Ret.

37:23 – New Bern High School Murder Mystery Theatre

37:34 – Mitchell’s Annual Ladies Night

38:49 – Coastal Women’s Forum Lunch and Networking

39:37 – The Hunchback of Notre Dame

40:47 – Turkey Trot 2019

41:48 – Tryon Palace Events

Tryon Palace Cultural Arts Series Presents: “Letters From Home”

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

– Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop

African American Lecture Series: “The Musical Impact of the Second Great Migration”

African American Heritage Walking Tour

Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab

Discovering Tryon Palace: Holiday Décor

42:54 – Bear Tech Solutions and “Tech Tuesdays”

46:15 – A Family Christmas Concert with Strung Together

49:12 – New Bern Farmers Market

49:25 – New Bern Music Calendar Facebook page

These are only some of the events happening in and around town. Visit as we receive information and update the community calendar every day!

49:56 – Daytrippin’

– Events at the Beaufort Historic Site

– 34 Degrees North Restaurant

– Swansboro Christmas Flotilla

– Small Business Saturday

47:13 – Social Media Minute

58:29 – Charles Tendell Studio and New Bern Live

59:19 – New Bern’s News Talk Radio Station WNOS 103.9FM

59:40 – Behind the Scenes with The Podsquad

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

Wendy Card