Harold H. Bate Foundation and Craven Community College Foundation

Volt Toolbelt Trust Covers Registration Costs for Workforce Development Programs

Craven Community College (Craven CC) is offering a new program called the Volt Toolbelt Trust in an effort to ensure all citizens of Craven County have an opportunity to pursue a career in the trades. The Volt Toolbelt Trust will cover 100% …

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Kayaking on the Trent River in New Bern, NC (photo by Mary Traina)

Join the American Legion Post 539 for YAK ATTACK Kayaking Event

American Legion Post 539 is hosting YAK ATTACK, a family kayak event, on August 20 at Jack’s Island at Lawson Creek Park. Bring your own kayak and required PFD (Personal Flotation Device). If you don’t have your own kayak, Sound Rivers Foundation …

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Black Bear in the Croatan National Forest

Bear With Us as We Take a Respite to Regroup

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are taking a short respite to reflect and regroup so we can continue to provide you with valuable news and information about our community of New Bern and surrounding areas. If you send us information, we will …

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Sound Rivers Swim Guide Report – July 29, 2022

Lower Neuse Four sites failed in the Lower Neuse this week: River Bend, Trent Woods, and Lawson Park near New Bern, and Slocum Creek in Havelock. Upper Neuse Three sites failed on the Upper Neuse this week: Poole Road Canoe Launch, Clayton …

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Wooden Boats, Seashore Life, Skiff Rally Among Events at Maritime Museum

Seashore Life II August 3–5, 9:00 a.m.–noon Students entering grades 5 and 6 will investigate estuarine habitats, plants, and animals through field and lab studies. This three-day course includes a field trip to the Rachel Carson National Estuarine Research Reserve, water quality …

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Craven County Commissioner Mtg - Screenshot from May 2 2022

Public Comment, Budget, Among Many Items on Commissioners’ Meeting Agenda — August 1, 2022

Monday, August 1, the next regular session meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the Craven County Administration Building, 406 Craven St., New Bern. Should you wish to petition the Board please make sure that you arrive by 5:30 p.m. to …

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Open Letter to the Citizens of the Greater New Bern Area — Petition for New Library

The Problem:  The 26,200-square feet New Bern-Craven County Public Library facility was last expanded in 1992 when the population of the Greater New Bern area (New Bern, Bridgeton, River Bend, Trent Woods, Township 2, Township 7 and Township 8) was 64,683 according …

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  • A Dog's Dream

  • Craven Animal Hospital

  • The Four C's

  • Havelock Chamber of Commerce

  • New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

  • New Bern Web Design