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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.

NC DOT US 70 Corridor Improvements

Multiple Craven County Highway Ramps Closing for Improvements

New Bern, NC – Several Craven County highway ramps are expected to close this week as the N.C. Department of Transportation continues work to upgrade U.S. 70 to interstate standards. Crews plan to close the U.S. 70 West exit ramp for Business 17 (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard) 6:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Wednesday. As …

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Camping

Get Back to Nature and Go Camping

Are you looking for a way to regroup? Camping…or Glamping for some, is a great way to get some fresh air and find yourself during these tough times! New Bern and surrounding towns in Eastern North Carolina offer some terrific spots to unwind and relax. A lot of local campgrounds offer RV sites, cabins, electric …

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City of New Bern

Notification of Wastewater Spill in Craven County

General Statute 143-215.1C requires that the owner or operator of any wastewater collection or treatment issues a press releases when an untreated wastewater discharge of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters. In accordance with that regulation, the following news release has been prepared and issued to media in the affected county: The City of …

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Remote Learning

Annual Gala Event Goes Digital

School fundraiser moving to live platforms COVID-19 isn’t slowing down Saint Paul Catholic School as it prepares to wrap up the year with its 9th annual ​Reach for the Stars Gala on Friday, May 29th. Each year, the gala provides an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of school families, staff, and supporters. The in-person gala, …

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New Bern Now Podsquad

Living in New Bern Now Podcast – Episode 142

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: Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), George Oliver (Law Offices of Oliver & Cheek), Todd Burrier, and I talked about all kinds of things related living in the greater New Bern area. Deborah …

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Audra Style

Happy Moments during our Travels Around Town

The last couple of days have been rainy, but bright moments shined through! On Wednesday, we ventured Downtown. We saw friendly faces, admired beautiful artwork, and noticed welcoming open signs in shop windows. Although our time was limited, we saw Reporter Sharon Danquah. She was preparing for her interview with The Chelsea Restaurant to find …

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New Bern High School Artists

New Bern High School National Art Society Exhibition

New exhibition in the Director’s Gallery Highlights student work May 15 – June 30 Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to present the works of students in the National Art Honor Society in the Director’s Gallery for May and June. These piece were created by students at the local high school in a variety …

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