Tar Heel Voices and Author Margaret Maron coming to New Bern

Best-selling author Margaret Maron comes to New Bern to kick off the New Bern Craven County Public Library series, Tar Heel Voices, an exploration of works showcasing life and culture in North Carolina. Maron, a native Tar Heel, is the author of […]

New Bern Now’s Blog and Website Update

>Since the inception of New Bern Now’s (NBN) website at the end of May 2009, it has had a major influx of visitors ranging from local residents wanting to spread their word about upcoming events; new business openings; and visitors searching for […]

Super Bowl Party at MJ’s Raw Bar & Grill

>Since I started interviewing various businesses around New Bern, I decided to call my mini-tours, “Spotlight on local businesses”. Today’s spotlight shined on MJ’s Raw Bar &amp Grille located at 216 Middle St, Downtown, New Bern. I met MJ’s owner, Mike Lentz […]

Vanceboro Farm Life Kindergarten Class Donates $1700 to Haiti Relief!

>Kindergarten Teacher Lisha Farr empowered her students at Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary School to collect money for disaster victims in Haiti. The kindergarteners’ initial goal was $1200 in “Pennies for Haiti” as they were collecting $1 for each mile that separated Vanceboro […]

Vintage Sweet Boutique – Unique Shop and Baked Goods

>Today I visited the Vintage Sweet Boutique located at 2417-C Trent Road. I met the Co-Owner Lila Lewis and her little helper Olivia Lewis. Lila owns this quaint store with her mom, Lisa Kirkhart. The Boutique is a unique store with a […]

Spaghetti Supper at Bridgeton United Methodist Church

>The Bridgeton Women’s Fellowship is holding a Spaghetti Supper on February 12thth from 5:00pm – 6:30pm at the Social Hall of the Bridgeton United Methodist Church, 510 B Street in Bridgeton. The sauce is home made both meat and meatless; we SERVE […]

Trash converted to Electricity at the Coastal Environmental Partnership

>A special thanks to Bobbi Waters, Solid Waste Planner and Outreach Coordinator, at the Coastal Environmental Partnership’s (CEP) Tuscarora Landfill site for giving me a fantastic tour of their facilities. To be honest, I had no idea of how the landfill’s “Green” […]