New Bern Housing Authority Office

New commissioner joins New Bern Housing Authority

Mayor Jeffrey Odham appointed James Copland IV to the New Bern Housing Authority Board of Commissioners after Zeb Hough resigned two months ago. New Bern Now joined the NBHA Zoom meeting on Jan. 16 and heard a new commissioner’s voice. When asked, […]

Craven Commissioners approve purchase of property for new county library

The Craven County Board of Commissioners has approved the purchase of land in River Bend for a planned county library.  During the BOC’s Jan. 16 meeting, the Board voted unanimously to approve a contract to purchase 2.13 acres located on U.S. 17 […]
Craven-Pamlico Animal Services Center (NBN Photo/Wendy Card)

Craven-Pamlico Animal Services requests new funding; cites focus on vaccinations, medical procedures

The Craven County Board of Commissioners approved additional funds for the Craven-Pamlico Animal Services Center. The money will help cover the shelter’s in-house treatment for medical care and surgical procedures as well as new vaccination protocols. During a presentation at the Board’s […]

New Bern’s Brewery 99 has more than just beer on tap with new bakery

A New Bern brewery is expanding its services beyond the traditional hops and yeast to bring new flavors to local residents. Located in its brand new building at 1030 Pollock Street, Brewery 99 has been serving local beer enthusiasts since it first […]
Proposed site of Riverside Leadership Academy. (NBN Photo)

Proposed charter school prepares for first year in Craven County

Riverside Leadership Academy is working with Hubrich Construction, Inc. on developing the first publicly funded charter school in Craven County. The school plans to open to students in August 2024. The proposed sites for the new school are located at 1955 Old […]

Construction begins on new Stanley White Recreation Center

Construction for the new Stanley White Recreation Center is underway and on schedule to be completed by December 2024, according to New Bern City Manager Foster Hughes. During an update at the Board of Aldermen’s Jan. 9 meeting, Hughes said the construction […]
West Thurman Road Veterinarian

New Bern Board of Aldermen approves annexation request for planned veterinary office

Plans for a new veterinary clinic near Carolina Colours took a step forward this week with the New Bern Board of Aldermen’s approval of an annexation request from the property’s owners.   During their Jan. 9 meeting, the board unanimously approved a request […]