New Column will Shine the Spotlight on Local Youth

Wendy Card and Artist Maya
L-R: Wendy Card and Artist Maya

New Bern Now is proud to announce our new Youth section for young people under 18 years old.

Kids, teens, youth groups can send artwork and drawings, photographs they’ve taken, poems, short essay; videos of: singing, dancing, cooking, yo-yo tricks, science project, playing an instrument, performing magic tricks – whatever they want to share! It’s their time to shine!

Note: Due to music/musician copyright laws and licensing fees, any songs or music played, even in the background, must be your own original composition.

Parents: Just let us know how you want your child’s name to appear (first name and last initial, full name, initials only, first name only), their age, photo if you’d like, and any message/comment about their submission to

By Cyndi Papia