New Bern’s Current Events

Find out what’s happening in and around New Bern, North Carolina!

Periauger - Historic Replica

Daytrippin’: One-of-a-kind boat returns to Watercraft Center

A historic boat that is literally one-of-a-kind has made a temporary return to the Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. Periauger, a historic replica of the long-lost Colonial boat of the same name, was recently brought back to Beaufort for refurbishment. Originally built at the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort’s working watercraft center, Periauger …

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Courtney Morgan

New Principal Announced for Roger Bell New Tech Academy

The Craven County Board of Education approved Mrs. Courtney Morgan as the new principal for Roger Bell New Tech Academy during their special called Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Mrs. Morgan fills a vacancy that was created when Mrs. Michelle Lee was recently named as the Assistant Superintendent of System …

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Empower Taekwondo

Empower Taekwondo Announces School Support Program

Master Hama Alzouma of Empower Taekwondo at 610 Airport Road, New Bern is offering a school time day program for children in Kindergarten to 8th grade. The School Support Program will follow Covid-19 protocols while providing a structured environment for students to keep up with their virtual learning and engage with their friends. …

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Ghostwalk 2020

New Bern Historical Society receives NC CARES: Humanities Relief Grant

Going Virtual to Replace Programs Impacted by the Covid Pandemic The New Bern Historical Society has received a $4900 NC CARES: Humanities Relief Grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council. This emergency grant funding was provided to North Carolina cultural organizations experiencing hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This grant will help fund …

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Dr Tosha Diggs

Board of Education Approves Recommendations for Assistant Superintendent Positions

The Craven County Board of Education voted on two assistant superintendent appointments effective August 1, 2020 during the Board of Education meeting on Thursday, July 16, 2020. Dr. Tosha Diggs, Director of Secondary Education, will become the new Assistant Superintendent of Academic Services. The position became vacant upon the retirement of Mrs. Deborah Langhans, …

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Hope for the Warriors Mindfulness Challenge

Hope For The Warriors 30×30 Mindfulness Challenge to Provide Tools to Manage Mental Well-Being

Kicking off August 10 and running through September 8, Hope For The Warriors is hosting a 30X30 Mindfulness Challenge aiming to encourage civilian and military family participants to stay grounded during the ongoing pandemic and beyond. The 30-day challenge focuses on the mind-body aspect of wellness including yoga, breathwork, mindfulness, journaling, and other …

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