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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.

Giving Women A Step Up

Safe-T-Stool Strives to Keep Women Safe

Launching “Giving Women A Step Up” Campaign Safe-T-Stool, a revolutionary step-stool engineered to never tip or flip, is pleased to announce the launch of a new campaign geared towards supporting organizations that help give women a step up in life. The “Giving Women a Step Up” campaign will nationally support the efforts of the …

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Things to do in and around New Bern NC

Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

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. 27th: Live Music with Flint Zeigler, 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Isaac Taylor Garden & Gallery Caffè. Call 252-649-1712. 27th: PechaKucha Night, 6:20pm at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-2500 28th: BEAR …

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Airport Artifacts

New Installation at Coastal Carolina Regional Airport

Historical Society Places Artifacts on Display New Bern Historical Society Curator, Jim Hodges and his team were busy at work recently on a new display in the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport. The first of a two-part installation went in with many interesting artifacts from the Battle of New Bern.  There is a fragment …

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Spring Fling Violin Artists

Meet the Artists of The String Fling Gala and Silent Auction – Round 1

The New Bern String Fling will be here before we know it! This is a terrific fundraising event! Proceeds from the New Bern String Fling Gala & Auction on September 26th will be used to support the annual North Carolina Symphony performances, children education programs and music education. We enjoyed our interviews with …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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