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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.

Simply Southern Brunch

Simply Southern – A Southern Style Brunch

A Simply Southern Brunch from The Legacy Mission on Vimeo. September 19th, 11am – 1pmJoin us in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October as we honor Beth Fairchild, a New Bern mother, wife, artist, business owner and fearless advocate for breast cancer research. Tickets to this event are limited and available with a …

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City of New Bern, NC

City of New Bern Street Resurfacing Project

Large scale project will impact daily commutes The City of New Bern has begun a large scale street resurfacing project that will impact motorists and pedestrians. Fourteen city streets will be repaired and repaved over what is expected to be a four month project. Barnhill Contracting Company was awarded the street resurfacing project in April. …

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Workforce Development

Craven Community College Workforce Development Opportunities

Provides Affordable Professional Training and Certification in Hundreds of Specialties Craven Community College’s Workforce Development (WFD) division provides many opportunities for training and re-certification. WFD’s training schedule is year-round and classes are held weekdays, nights, and weekends. WFD’s online classes can be conveniently taken according to the students’ schedule. We enjoyed learning about the WFD …

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New Bern Now's Podsquad

Discover New Bern Now and Beyond during our latest Podcast Show

Listen to our latest episode of NBN and Beyond’s podcast show! Find out the latest information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina. During this show, New Bern Now’s Pod Squad: Laura Johnson, Lisa Bisbee Lentz, Rich Sheridan, and I highlighted numerous businesses and …

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New Bern Chamber Ribbon Cutting

New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

The New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce held several ribbon cutting ceremonies for the following valued members. July 7th at 10am – Athlete’s Foot, located at 3029 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, celebrated their Grand Re-Opening. July 31st at 10:30am – Askew’s Ace Hardware, located at 3938 US Hwy. 70 East, celebrated their Grand Opening. …

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New Bern Business Expo

Great time had at the New Bern Business Expo

We had a great time catching up with friends and meeting new ones at The Greater New Bern Business Expo today! It’s a terrific opportunity for our community to support our local businesses and non-profits as they are the backbone that holds our community together! Special thanks to the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce …

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Lawyers Without Rights Exhibit

Lawyers without Rights Exhibit, shown Internationally, comes to New Bern

In the first two weeks of September, the highly acclaimed international exhibit – “Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany under the Third Reich” – will be on display in New Bern at The City Laundry. On September 9, there will be a free Public Forum and Community Conversation titled, “The Role of Lawyers: Agents …

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The Longest Loss

Hospice Foundation of America’s National Living with Grief® Program

Public Invited and Qualified Professionals to Receive CE Credits Due to popular demand, CarolinaEast Medical Center will be hosting a second showing of Hospice Foundation of America’s Living With Grief® program. CarolinaEast Health System, Cotton Funeral Home and Craven County Health Department Hospice presented The Longest Loss: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia in the CarolinaEast Medical …

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Pecha Kucha Night

PechaKucha Night Brings Creative Ideas, Talks to Tryon Palace

Presentations begin at 7:20 p.m., Aug. 27 in Waystation Auditorium The creative exchange of ideas known as PechaKucha Night will return to New Bern for a second time on Aug. 27, at Tryon Palace’s Waystation Auditorium. The free program includes eight presenters who will discuss topics and ideas in a compressed 20 x 20 format …

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Downtown New Bern

Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

We have another fun-filled weekend of events and things to do! What are your plans? 1st – 31st: No Child Wet Behind – Tryon Civitan’s Diaper Drive, Drop off location is The UPS Store of New Bern. For details call 252-288-6983. 20th: Live Music with Merchant’s Road, 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Isaac Taylor Garden & Gallery Caffè. Call …

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