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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.

Saint Paul Catholic School Gala

Annual Gala Fundraiser Held Digitally

School fundraiser brings in $63,312 for scholarships and computers COVID-19 couldn’t stop Saint Paul Catholic School’s 9th annual Reach for the Stars Gala from raising $63,312. This number includes sponsorships, donations, and the online auction with expenses taken out. These funds will go toward student scholarships and improvements in the school computer lab. On Friday, …

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Swiss Bear, Inc.

Loan Program to Assist Small Business Owners Affected by COVID-19

New Bern, NC – The COVID-19 Small Business Loan Program is being launched at 12 p.m., Friday June 5. This program is specifically designed for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis to provide emergency, short-term loans for eligible small businesses located within the New Bern city limits. Funds may be used for business related …

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PIE Spring Luncheon 2020

Virtual PIE Spring Luncheon – Friday, June 5, 2020

Do you have lunch plans this Friday, June 5th?  We want to encourage watch parties (with safe social distancing in mind), or if you can’t get out, in your home or office, of our #VirtualPIELuncheon! Post pictures (on June 5th, between noon – midnight) watching the event on social media with the hashtag #VirtualPIELuncheon and you …

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C Jones

From opportunities, come opportunities: The life and times of Curtis Jones

We all have moments in life that make us who we are. Curtis Jones was a black high school junior raised in Griffin, a small Georgia mill town. For him, that moment was when his French teacher was absent. Let’s set the stage. Jones grew up a poor, second-class citizen in the segregated South in …

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Run for The Warriors

9th Annual Run For The Warriors, New Bern Goes Virtual

Jacksonville, NC – Due to precautions set forth by the state of North Carolina, the 9th Annual Run For The Warriors, New Bern 5K, “1st Mile,” Furry 5K and the Mile Mutt Strut is going virtual. Online registration is now open for the July 4th virtual run date. Registration can be completed online at runforthewarriors.org. For …

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VEBCOG AGVET Program

VEBCOG AGVET Program: Easing the Transition of the Military Community into the Civilian Business Sector

New Bern, NC – On Monday, July 13, 2020 in New Bern, NC; Veterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Garden (VEBCOG), along with the University of Mount Olive’s Agricultural Department and North Carolina State University’s Farm School Extension, will begin the first session of the Agricultural Veterans (AGVET) training program.  This training program will be …

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Craven Community College

Craven CC’s Small Business Center Awarded Special Funds to Increase Counseling Capacity Through December 2020

New Bern, NC – The Small Business Center (SBC) at Craven Community College (Craven CC) was recently awarded funds to increase its counseling capacity through December 2020. The funds were awarded to the Small Business Center Network (SBCN) by the State Board of Community Colleges in response to the increased demand for assistance by small …

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New Bern Now Podsquad

New Bern Now’s Podcast – Episode 143

May 28, 2020 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: Virginia Spencer (Carolina Creations), Michelle Garren Flye (The Next Chapter Books & Art), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Susan-Moffat Thomas and I talked about all kinds of …

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