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Living in New Bern and Beyond – Episode 165

New Bern Now Podsquad - Episode 165
Darlene Brown, George Oliver, Kathy Morrison, Kevin Yates, Colleen Roberts, and Wendy Card

Preparing for Holiday Celebrations during the Pandemic

We’re connecting you with the people, places, and local resources in New Bern, NC and surrounding areas!

The Podsquad: George Oliver (Oliver & Cheek), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), and I talked about all kinds of things related to living in the greater New Bern area. We were joined by Special Guests: Kevin Yates and Darlene Brown.



Show notes:

00:48 – Trivia Contest Question

2:46 – Gingerbread House Contest

6:45 – Banjoy

7:35 – Fuller’s Music

9:51 – Citywide Giveaway

12:00 – North Carolina Paused in Phase 3

14:00 – Craven County Jaycees Christmas Parade

16:00 – Interview with Kevin Yates, Local Coordinator, Wreaths Across America – New Bern

21:25 – Pennies on Headstones

25:21 – Interview with Darlene Brown, Executive Director, Craven County Partners in Education

38:37 – The Late Commissioner Johnnie Sampson, Jr

39:14 – Ringing the Bell for Craven County COVID-19 Deaths

40:26 – New Bern Police Chief Toussaint Summers

42:24 – Street Café’s

42:41 – Elevator at City Hall

44:22 – Beary Merry Christmas

46:45 – Artwalk

47:27 – Trivia Answer

50:10 – Joke TIme

51:35 – Small Town News Podcast

55:45 – New Bern Farmers Market

57:11 – Nonprofit Contest

Join us on November 19 from 1 – 2 p.m. as we Zoom live on NewBernNow’s Facebook page. The video and audio will be uploaded to NewBernNow.com, YoutubeiTunes, Libsyn, 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.

Let us know if you’d like to be a guest or if you have any questions by sending us an email.

Wendy Card