Proposed sites for multifamily housing development in New Bern, N.C.

Public hearing set to consider proposed high-density, multifamily housing development in New Bern

The New Bern Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing on Feb. 22 to consider a special use permit application for a proposed high-density, multifamily housing project off N.C. Highway 43 in the Lake Tyler community. The evidentiary hearing is scheduled […]
New Bern Housing Authority Office

Did the New Bern Housing Authority participate in partisan political activities?

The New Bern Housing Authority published information promoting Commissioner Jennell Reddick’s election campaign for Craven County Board of Education, District 3 on their social media page and removed it three days later. Reddick is currently a member of the NBHA’s Board of […]
Carolina Colours in New Bern, N.C.

ThriveMore gets green light for a 472-unit, life care community in residential neighborhood

The New Bern Board of Adjustment granted ThriveMore permission to build a three-story, multi-family continuing care retirement community in Carolina Colours, but inconsistencies in testimony and parcel identification were identified in the special use permit. The project would add a multi-story apartment […]
Ring-neck dove on log. (NBN Photo)

Letter from the Editor: Keep independent journalism alive in New Bern and Craven County

New Bern Now has been the only local, independently owned news source for the past 15 years. Although we have a large audience, only a small number of readers understand that news can’t be free. We can no longer continue unless more […]
Ballfield at Historic Kafer Park. (NBN Photo)

City of New Bern gives new baseball team exclusive use of Kafer Park and concession stand

Updated on Jan. 31 at 12:35 a.m. with a comment from the East Carolina Amateur Baseball League. Jan. 30 article: The New Bern Board of Aldermen granted New Bern Baseball, LLC, the exclusive use of Kafer Park and the concession stand for […]
Intersection of Old Airport Road and West Grantham Road.

Roundabout, road improvements recommended for new charter school site on Old Airport Road

A roundabout, all-way stop and stop ahead warning lights are recommended on Old Airport Road between West Grantham Road and Taberna Way for proposed site of Riverside Leadership Academy, a new public charter school. The proposed site for the school is located […]
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, […]