Living in New Bern Now Podcast – Episode 144

June 4, 2020 – We’re connecting you with the community by talking about the people, places, and local resources in New Bern, NC and surrounding areas!

The Podsquad: Randy Foster (New Bern Post), Peggy Barnes, Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern) and I talked about all kinds of things related living in the greater New Bern area.

Listen to the audio version here:

1:01 – New Bern Post

1:32 – Lifetime Events

2:34 – Craven County PIE Spring Luncheon

4:15 – How to Move Forward and Heal

6:08 – Conversations and Understanding

7:40 – Listen to Each Other

9:18 – Respect and Recognize Human Rights

10:21 – Acceptance

12:53 – Peaceful Protests and Supportive Police Officers in New Bern

15:37 – City Drone Filming

17:12 – Cow Pen Landing

17:53 – Martin Marietta Park

23:49 – New Bern Post and New Bern Now Collaboration

26:32 – Local Coverage of COVID-19

31:30 – New Bern Citizen Media

33:30 – Coping with your Emotional Well Being

34:59 – Community Peace and Unity Weekend

36:25 – Blueberry Season

37:36 – High School and College Graduates

41:32 – New Bern Web Design

42:40 – Drive in Movie Night

43:35 – Plantation Square Palooza

44:10 – New Bern Music Calendar

44:35 – Artwalk

45:15 – New Bern Street Cafés

49:30 – Trash Alley

51:21 – Camping in Eastern North Carolina

55:00 – Catching up with the Podsquad

Please let us know if you’d like to be a guest or if you have any questions or suggestions by calling 252-259-6853 or sending us an email at

Join us on June 11 from 1 – 2 p.m. as we Zoom live on NewBernNow’s Facebook page. The video and audio will be uploaded to, Youtube, iTunes, and wherever you listen to your podcasts.

You can also listen to the show on New Bern’s News Talk Radio Station WNOS 103.9FM by tuning in every Wednesday at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Thank you for joining us and thanks for listening!

Wendy Card