Coronavirus

Greater New Bern area Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Camping

Get Back to Nature and Go Camping

Are you looking for a way to regroup? Camping…or Glamping for some, is a great way to get some fresh air and find yourself during these tough times! New Bern and surrounding towns in Eastern North Carolina offer some terrific spots to unwind and relax. A lot of local campgrounds offer RV sites, cabins, electric …

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Remote Learning

Annual Gala Event Goes Digital

School fundraiser moving to live platforms COVID-19 isn’t slowing down Saint Paul Catholic School as it prepares to wrap up the year with its 9th annual ​Reach for the Stars Gala on Friday, May 29th. Each year, the gala provides an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of school families, staff, and supporters. The in-person gala, …

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New Bern Now Podsquad

Living in New Bern Now Podcast – Episode 142

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: Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), George Oliver (Law Offices of Oliver & Cheek), Todd Burrier, and I talked about all kinds of things related living in the greater New Bern area. Deborah …

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New Bern High School Artists

New Bern High School National Art Society Exhibition

New exhibition in the Director’s Gallery Highlights student work May 15 – June 30 Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to present the works of students in the National Art Honor Society in the Director’s Gallery for May and June. These piece were created by students at the local high school in a variety …

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Grills Fund for Main Street Revitalization

Swiss Bear Receives Main Street Grant for e-Commerce Marketplace

New Bern, NC – Swiss Bear Inc. is happy to announce that it is the recipient of a $10,000 grant for innovative revitalization efforts to address the current and/or legacy impacts of COVID-19. Eight accredited Main Street America Programs were selected to receive this grant from hundreds of applicants across the country. “These winning ideas represent …

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Past Photo from Memorial Day at New Bern National Cemetery

Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony

On Monday, May 25th, 2020 the Craven County Veterans’ Council in coordination with the Craven County Commissioners will conduct a Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony at the front of the Craven County Court House. Regrettably, it cannot be open to the public. We are conducting the ceremony at the County Court House due to the …

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NC Staying Ahead of the Curve

As Key Indicators Remain Stable, North Carolina Moves to Safer At Home Phase 2

Phase 2, Safer At Home, begins Friday, May 22 at 5 pm Raleigh, NC – Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen today announced that North Carolina will move into Safer At Home Phase 2 of lifting COVID-19 restrictions on Friday, May 22 at 5 pm. Read …

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Kim Briele

“The Battle of the Bears” brings Sporting Events back to New Bern

Last week I watched the Battle of the Bears and wanted to learn more so I reached out to Kim Briele to learn more about her efforts to bring sports, especially golf, back to our community during the pandemic. Kim Briele and her Team at LCA Advertising & Productions, Inc. along with Jerry Briele, General …

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