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Happy Moments during our Travels Around Town

The last couple of days have been rainy, but bright moments shined through! On Wednesday, we ventured Downtown. We saw friendly faces, admired beautiful artwork, and noticed welcoming open signs in shop windows. Although our time was limited, we saw Reporter Sharon Danquah. She was preparing for her interview with The Chelsea Restaurant to find …

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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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Garden at NC Cooperative Extension - Craven County

Good News?

Now more than ever, people want to read uplifting stories! Word of mouth news and other stories can only go so far, especially on social media. Let’s use Facebook for an example. There’s a lot of opinions about how long posts show up in news feeds from marketing experts. The bottom line…unless you pay to …

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Trey Anastasio

Trey Anastasio, Founding Member of Phish, to perform with the NC Symphony

June 26, 2020 Raleigh, NC – Trey Anastasio, lead guitarist and vocalist of Phish, today announced a one-night-only performance with the North Carolina Symphony. The intimate concert will take place June 26, 2020, at Meymandi Concert Hall at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. Tickets go on sale Friday, February …

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Sickle Cycle Race

5th Annual Sickle Cell Walk-Run

Saturday, March 14, 2020 Presented by the Neuse-Pamlico Sound Women’s Coalition (NPSWC). Register Online: RunTheEast.com. 5K Start at 9:00 a.m. at Union Point Park in Downtown New Bern. Come join us to Run/Walk! MEDALS for TOP FINISHERS with Post Race Celebration & Prizes! Registration Fee Now $30. Packet Pick-up Times Friday, March 13 from 4 …

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New Bern Now Podsquad

New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast on January 2, 2020

On location from Wit Clothier – Episode 133 We’re connecting you with the 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! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Kathy Morrison (New …

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Danny Batten and Brad Poirier

New Bern holds its first ever Double Ribbon Cutting in Five Points

 When was the last time you went to a ribbon-cutting event where it was a double ribbon-cutting? Back to back, right next door to each other. Well, that’s exactly what happened Thursday, December 5th! Crema Brew and State Legacy (SL) Revival Co. both had their grand openings on the same day, same time. It …

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Pennies for Polio

New Bern Breakfast Rotary Contributes $1350 by Collecting “Pennies For Polio”

The New Bern Breakfast Rotary club recently collected $450 in a special “Pennies for Polio” campaign to recognize World Polio Day on October 24, 2019.  When matched by the $2 for every $1 challenge from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the club’s total final contribution to Rotary International’s End-Polio-Now effort was $1350. “We are …

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