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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.

Pollinator Week

Tryon Palace Celebrates Pollinator Week June 21 – 27

Tryon Palace and International Paper in celebrating National Pollinator Week, June 21st through 27th. Celebrate bees, butterflies, and pollinator plants throughout the week with special tours, a free movie showing, and informative posters and items to take home.  Learn about our pollinator plants and initiatives in the Tryon Palace gardens and information on how you can …

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Craven Community College

Craven CC to receive grant to provide free tuition for eligible 2021 high school graduates

Craven Community College (Craven CC) will provide two years of free tuition for eligible 2021 high school graduates as part of the Longleaf Commitment Grant. This initiative will facilitate learning recovery and ensure high school graduates do not fall out of the education pipeline. Following historic drops in enrollment in North Carolina’s higher …

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Habitat ReStore Instore Auction

ReStore InStore Auction Offers Far East and Central American Treasures

The InStore Auction at Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore is like a geography lesson this month, featuring items from the Far East and Central America. Among the items waiting for bids is an 18” Indian brass statue of Ganesha, the most beloved and worshipped god in the Hindu pantheon, represents the Lord of Success, …

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New Bern Board of Aldermen Meeting May 25, 2021

A glance at tonight’s New Bern’s Board of Aldermen Meeting

Are you interested in what’s happening at City Hall? Some residents believe it’s their civic responsibility to attend every meeting. Others would rather watch paint dry than listen to a meeting. Meeting are open to the public and it’s a great way to find out what New Bern’s elected officials are doing by …

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uscellular

Pandemic increases importance for Internet savvy parents

UScellular Provides Resources to Help Keep Children Safe Online for Internet Safety Month in June   Daily life looks different for parents and children in the pandemic world. The majority of our time has shifted to online: working from home, attending school virtually, interacting with friends, attending online summer camps, and using telemedicine …

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Simon Spalding

Curmudgeon’s Corner: Maestro extraordinaire Simon Spalding

Many years ago, I was posted to Stockholm, Sweden as the cultural affairs officer in our embassy. Dealing with Swedish musicians and artists was part of my routine. Of special interest to me, personally, was the folk music scene in that country. Previously, I had lived in Argentina where my Swedish girlfriend I and …

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