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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.

Teacher Ambassador - Gayle Hardy

Teacher Ambassador Gayle Hardy 2020-2021

For more than 50 years our nation has honored teachers with the National Teacher of the Year Program. In 2014, the NC Department of Public Instruction announced their partnership with Burroughs Welcome Fund as the new major sponsor of the North Carolina Teacher of the Year Program. Since 1970, North Carolina has participated in this …

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CarolinaEast Health System

CarolinaEast Health System Resumes Diagnostic and Surgical Services

On Monday, May 4, 2020, CarolinaEast Health System began implementing the first phase of reintroducing elective procedures. CarolinaEast leadership have developed a strategic plan to reintroduce these procedures gradually with patient and staff safety remaining their highest priority. In late March, CarolinaEast postponed non-essential surgeries upon the recommendations of state and federal officials to allow …

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New Bern Now Podsquad

Living in New Bern Now Podcast – April 30, 2020

Episode 139 We’re connecting you with the community by talking about the people, places, and local resources in New Bern and surrounding areas! The Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Susan Moffat-Thomas, Peggy Barnes and I talked about all kinds of things related living in the greater New …

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City of New Bern and Fire Department

Get Your Survival Kit & “Go-Bag” Ready During National Hurricane Preparedness Week

May 3 – 9 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week and New Bern Fire-Rescue is encouraging residents to get prepared in case of a storm. Tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin can have a significant impact on our area even if they do not make landfall here. First and foremost, residents should identify their …

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Cinco de Mayo at CarolinaEast

CarolinaEast Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

CarolinaEast Visitor Information Desk receptionists continue to find ways to make patients, staff and visitors smile. Homemade maracas for our patients and mustache masks are sure to brighten a few of our days – Happy Cinco de Mayo from your friends at CarolinaEast Health System! Submitted by: Brandy Popp, Manager, Public Relations and Outreach, CarolinaEast …

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Giving Tuesday New Bern

GIVINGTUESDAYNOW – May 5, 2020

It’s not about fundraising, it’s about kindness and generosity in a new way for this day, UNITY. No one is doing more than the other, we are doing it together. In this time of uncertainty, there’s a fundamental truth that gives us hope – that together we can do extraordinary things. Over the past few …

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New Bern, NC

Important Information to Consider Before Re-opening

Physicians, scientists, and medical researchers are working around the Country, and the World, to learn more about this highly contagious respiratory virus so they can advise our federal, state, and local government and citizens how to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and how we can protect ourselves and others while we wait for effective treatments …

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Neuse River - Union Point Park

What are you doing to prevent Cabin Fever?

Are you frustrated, anxious, bored, or all? Don’t let self-isolation get the best of you! Here are some ideas to help redirect your thoughts: – Volunteer. From making face coverings/mask to volunteering for crisis helplines, there’s so many opportunities to make a difference! – Feed the ducks at Union Point Park. Use dog food instead …

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NC Symphony Virtual Education

North Carolina Symphony Releases New Virtual Education Product Featuring String Quartet

Raleigh, NC – The North Carolina Symphony has added a new virtual education performance to its online music education products created during the COVID-19 pandemic. The newest video transforms the Symphony’s curriculum-aligned Ensembles in the Schools program into Ensembles in the HOME Schools. The North Carolina Symphony string quartet and woodwind quintet typically travel the …

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