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New Bern Now is a community website and magazine for New Bern NC and beyond. It was founded in April 2009 to provide a “One Stop, Information Shop” to help people find out what’s happening in our community along with creating a free business listing to help business owners who couldn’t afford to advertise.

Honor a Caregiver

Lend a Hand to Alzheimer’s Families During Family Caregivers Month

COVID-19 Caregiver Check-in Headlining National Family Caregivers Month This Year November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. The Alzheimer’s Association’s Eastern North Carolina Chapter and Western Carolina Chapter are marking these events by recognizing and honoring the 479,000 family members and friends across North Carolina who are currently …

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Craven County Schools Positive COVID-12 Flow Chart

New COVID-19 Positive Cases in Craven County Schools

Craven County Schools continues to follow guidance from the Craven County Department of Health (CCHD), North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to ensure the safety of all staff and students during the pandemic. Craven County Schools wishes to provide consistent communication regarding positive …

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City & College Reps

Old City Garage Fully Renovated & Ready for Reuse

The City of New Bern has completed renovations to the old garage site in preparation for its new use as a workforce development and training center. The renovation project, located at 114 Rhem Street, was finished ahead of schedule and the building is currently under lease with Craven Community College. City and college representatives did …

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Bell Ringing in Memory of COVID-19 Deaths

Ringing the Bell in Memory of Craven County Residents who Died from COVID-19

We’ve been ringing the bell for loved ones lost to COVID-19 in Craven County, NC, since September 28, 2020. Every Friday we stand on the sidewalk next to Christ Church on Middle Street and ring the bell a few minutes after 2 p.m. We wait for the large church bells to ring so …

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Eagle Scouts - Troop 13

Eagle Scout Project Provides Bridge Extension at New Bern Battlefield Park

The New Bern Historical Society’s Battlefield Park is the very appreciative beneficiary of the latest Eagle Scout Project. Eagle Scout candidate Jonathan Swimmer of New Bern Troop 13, Centenary Methodist, recently completed a service project as part of his requirements to achieve scouting’s highest rank, Eagle Scout. He planned and organized the construction …

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Michaelé Rose Watson

Michaelé Rose Watson commissioned for stained-glass window and doors at new CarolinaEast Cancer Center Chapel

SECU Comprehensive Cancer Center at CarolinaEast Medical Center commissioned the prestigious Chapel Stained-Glass project to local artist, Michaelé Rose Watson. Michaele has extensive experience in commercial, residential, and preservation stained glass creations and brings a wealth of talent to the inspirational Chapel named The Faith, Hope & Love Chapel. The three-story, 80,000 square …

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