Education in New Bern

Find out the latest information about educational opportunities in New Bern, North Carolina!

The Volt Center

Craven Community College now holding classes at Volt Center

New Bern, NC – Craven Community College (Craven CC) is now offering several classes at Craven County’s highly anticipated workforce development training facility, the Volt Center. The college is currently offering training courses to provide students with the skills needed to enter the workforce with the knowledge and hands-on experience to prosper in …

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Elderly New Bern

Older Adults Living Among Us – Opportunity to Tell Their Stories and Make Their Day

We’re all aging. Please consider helping older adults that are vulnerable in our community. When I refer to “older adults, elders, or seniors” in this article, I’m not defining a specific age because some 80-year olds can run circles around me. I’m talking about people who have a diminished sense of self-worth due …

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Neuse River Summer Slam Fishing Tournament

3rd Annual Neuse River Summer Slam Fishing Tournament

Heidi Ricks, the JV and Varsity Volleyball Coach at New Bern High School, joined us during our Podcast to talk about the upcoming Neuse River Summer Slam Fishing Tournament scheduled for August 17th at Lawson Creek Park. Heidi told us, “The students run the fishing tournament. It’s your chance to catch the big …

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Craven Partners in Education Grant

International Paper Awards $10,000 to Craven County Partners In Education

Craven County, N.C. – International Paper Company and Craven County Partners In Education announced a $10,000 investment from International Paper Foundation. The focus of the awarded grant is to increase literacy achievement through direct services to the students of Craven County Schools. Darlene Brown, executive director of Partners In Education, explains, “The two …

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New Bern Now Podsquad

New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for July 25, 2019

Episode 122 Connecting you with our community as we talk about the people, places, and the latest happenings in and around New Bern! During the show we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! We also went Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Nighttrippin’! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Kathy …

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Boating New Bern

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary – Navigating Local Waters Safety Classes

Navigating Local Waters If you are new to the area, find out where to go and NOT to go. When: Sunday, August 11th • 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM Where: Fairfield Harbour Community Center, 585 Broad Creek Rd., New Bern, NC Cost: $10 (additional household members FREE); includes information-packed CD As every boater …

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Stedman Graham and Robert J. Brown

Stedman Graham, Robert J. Brown to Present Lessons on Leadership and Identity at Tryon Palace

New Bern, N.C. – Tryon Palace presents Stedman Graham and Robert J. Brown: Lessons on Leadership and Identity, at 7 p.m. on August 22, 2019, at the North Carolina History Center. The event will include a lecture presentation from both authors, a book signing opportunity, and a reception. Covering topics of leadership philosophy, …

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Big Book Sale 2019

Big Book Sale presented by The Friends of the New Bern-Craven County Library

The Friends of the New Bern-Craven County Library Book Sale will be held again at a NEW LOCATION. It will be at J Murphy Smith Center, 508 Middle St on Friday and Saturday, August 16-17 from 9 am to 5 pm, and Sunday, August 18 from 12 pm until 4:00 pm. The bi-annual …

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Coastal Women's Forum

Join the Coastal Women’s Forum for Dinner and Discussion on “Building Bridges”

Coastal Women’s Forum will hold its first 2019-2020 dinner meeting on Tuesday, August 6 from 6:00 PM. to 7:00 PM, at the Chelsea Restaurant in New Bern. Informal networking will begin at 5:30 PM. CWF Members and visitors will be invited to explore this year’s theme, “Building Bridges.” How can CWF members build bridges …

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