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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.

NC Gover Roy Cooper

North Carolina to Observe Day of Mourning to Honor People who Passed from COVID-19

  Governor Roy Cooper encourages all North Carolinians to honor June 1, 2020 as a Day of Mourning to grieve the 100,000 people in America, including almost 1,000 in North Carolina, who have lost their lives to COVID-19. “This is an opportunity to remind ourselves that our death count is not just a number, it …

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Kimberly Cusack. Mary Parrish

Historical Society Presents Marks Scholarship to New Bern High School Senior

Kimberly Cusack Receives Four Year Scholarship New Bern, NC – The New Bern Historical Society is pleased to announce its Harriett Marks Scholarship for 2020 has been awarded to New Bern High School senior Kimberly Cusack. Miss Cusack was selected from among a large group of talented and deserving applicants. She is the daughter of …

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Latham Garden

Tryon Palace Opens Its Gardens for Visitors

New Bern, NC – Tryon Palace will open its Gates to the public to visit the gardens on June 2 with some new procedures in place to help ensure the safety of staff and visitors, including: Limited occupancy. Installing hand sanitizer stations and increasing the frequency of cleaning high touch public areas and restrooms. Installing protective …

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Rehab Hospital Patient Visit

CarolinaEast Rehabilitation Hospital Patient Visit

As the visitor restrictions remain in place through the COVID-19 pandemic, CarolinaEast Rehabilitation Hospital staff continue to advocate for their patients and help them see their loved ones the best way they can during these unprecedented times. An untraditional “visit” through the window allowed recovering stroke patient Sheryl Rushton to see, “touch” and blow kisses …

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International Paper Literacy Grant

International Paper Literacy Grant

During the 2019-2020 school year, Roger Bell New Tech Academy was awarded the International Paper Literacy Grant, administered through Craven County Partners In Education. This grant allowed the school to purchase a plethora of books for their students to meet their needs as well as provide books that are aligned to their interests.  Each week …

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Lee Chaix McDonough

Coastal Women’s Forum Goes Virtual

Not even a Worldwide pandemic can stop these New Bern Area women from connecting Coastal Women’s Forum (CWF) is a New Bern-based organization that provides women of all ages, professions and stages of life with a wealth of options for personal and professional growth. CWF offers opportunities for networking, education, and encouragement twice monthly through …

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United Way of Coastal Carolina

United Way of Coastal Carolina Honors Campaign Leaders and Community Partners

New Bern, NC – United Way of Coastal Carolina announces that the 2019-20 Annual Campaign has wrapped up successfully with over $490,000 raised to fund non-profit agencies and programs that help those in need in Carteret, Craven, Jones and Pamlico Counties. United Way has recognized MOEN, Inc. in New Bern as the 2019 Campaign of …

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Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Association Marks June as Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

Special Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month classes include COVID-19 & Caregivers, Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research, and Healthy Living Raleigh, N.C. – The Alzheimer’s Association, Eastern North Carolina Chapter and the Alzheimer’s Association, Western Carolina Chapter are continuing to offer free virtual education programs and online support groups to help all North Carolina caregivers and their families. The Alzheimer’s Association recognizes Alzheimer’s & Brain …

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NC DOT US 70 Corridor Improvements

Multiple Craven County Highway Ramps Closing for Improvements

New Bern, NC – Several Craven County highway ramps are expected to close this week as the N.C. Department of Transportation continues work to upgrade U.S. 70 to interstate standards. Crews plan to close the U.S. 70 West exit ramp for Business 17 (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard) 6:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Wednesday. As …

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