Coronavirus

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

Croatan National Forest

Respite to Rediscover New Bern Now’s Mission

New Bern Now was created in 2009 to promote the people, places, and great happenings in New Bern and surrounding towns. It was a time when so many businesses and non-profits were struggling to survive during the recession. I wanted to help them by sharing their good news stories in hopes that people would support …

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NC Gover Roy Cooper

NC Pauses in Safer At Home Phase 2, Adds Statewide Requirement for Face Coverings

As trends move in the wrong direction, state will not yet move into Phase 3 Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen today announced that North Carolina will remain in Safer at Home Phase 2 for three more weeks. Cooper also announced that face coverings must …

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Alzheimer's Association NC

Alzheimer’s Association Continues to Provide Virtual Services as Pandemic Persists

Special July topics include Effective Communication and Dementia-Related Behavior Raleigh, NC – While the on-going coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic still threatens the health of millions in this country and around the world, it continues to create additional challenges for people living with Alzheimer’s and all dementia, their families and caregivers, including 180,000 in North Carolina and …

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Hope for The Warriors

Town of Pine Knoll Shores to Host Its Inaugural Kayak for The Warriors Golf Tournament

July 31 event to benefit Hope For The Warriors Pine Knoll Shores, NC – Registration is now open for the July 31 Kayak for the Warriors inaugural golf tournament benefiting the nonprofit Hope For The Warriors. Hosted by the Town of Pine Knoll Shores and its volunteer team, the event kicks off at 8:30 a.m. …

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Craven County COVID-19 - June 20 2020

Truth behind Testing for COVID-19 in Craven County, NC

The World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), Craven County Health Department (CCHD), and CarolinaEast Health System are all on the same page. They all recommend wearing a face mask/covering, socially distancing (about 6 feet), washing your hands often, if soap and water are not available, …

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Donated Infant CPR Kits

CarolinaEast Medical Center Receives Donated Infant CPR Kits from AHA and Bate Foundation

CMC Hosts Curbside CPR Kit Pick-ups Amid COVID-19 Crisis New Bern, NC – With support from the Harold H. Bate Foundation, the American Heart Association (AHA) will provide 537 Infant CPR kits to CarolinaEast Medical Center to be distributed to parents of newborns in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The AHA stepped in to …

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July 4th Fireworks New Bern

City of New Bern to Host Independence Day Fireworks Show

Residents and visitors are invited to join the City of New Bern for a festive July 4th fireworks show. The Independence Day celebration will be different this year as the City continues to be proactive against the spread of Coronavirus and other illnesses. This event will be held at Lawson Creek Park on Saturday, July …

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New Bern Now Podsquad - Episode 145

Living in New Bern Now and Beyond Show – Episode 145

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: Clay Jackson (Nurse Next Door), George Oliver (Oliver & Cheek), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern) and I talked about all kinds of things related living in the greater New Bern …

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Restaurant

New Bern Restaurants Open with Phase 2 Reopening Status

Abbreviations stand for: DI – Dine In, T/O – Takeout, and DEL – Delivery Asian Canton Chinese, 4118 Dr MLK Jr Blvd., 634-1601  T/O China Garden, 1216 S. Glenburnie Rd., 637-8118   T/O China King, 133 Bridge Town Blvd., 636-3155   T/O Chinese Express, 3105 Neuse Blvd., 638-4122   T/O China Wok, 3321 Dr MLK Jr Blvd., 636-5288   T/O …

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Gardening for Pollinators

Gardening to Attract Pollinators

When the coronavirus came into the picture and the stay at home order was issued; I decided to give gardening another try. I wanted to attract butterflies, so I started researching what flowers to plant. Knowing butterflies are pollinators and their population is declining, I learned more them than I expected to. When I think …

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