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New Bern Now Podsquad

Living in New Bern Now Podcast – Episode 141

We’re connecting you with the community by talking about the people, places, and local resources in New Bern, NC and surrounding areas! The Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Eileen Bress (Craven Arts Council & Gallery), and I talked about all kinds of things related living in …

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Honor African Americans Disinterred in New Bern

Historical Plaques Honor African Americans Disinterred from Cedar Grove Cemetery

Public ceremony & plaque placements scheduled for Saturday, February 29th Thanks to a partnership of concerned citizens and the City of New Bern, two historical plaques are being placed in city cemeteries honoring the plight of at least a dozen African Americans who were disinterred from Cedar Grove Cemetery during the early 1900s.  …

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The Volt Center

Craven Community College now holding classes at Volt Center

New Bern, NC – Craven Community College (Craven CC) is now offering several classes at Craven County’s highly anticipated workforce development training facility, the Volt Center. The college is currently offering training courses to provide students with the skills needed to enter the workforce with the knowledge and hands-on experience to prosper in …

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City of New Bern, NC

Thanks to Grants, Flood Resiliency Planning Moving Forward

With grant funds now totaling $30,000, the City of New Bern is ready to move forward with a flood resiliency plan.  Most recently, Swiss Bear, Inc. received a $15,000 grant from Wells Fargo.  Those funds will be paired with a $10,000 grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and a $5,000 grant …

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New Bern Now Podsquad

New Bern Now’s Podcast for July 12, 2019 – Special Friday Show!

Episode 121 Connecting you with our 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! We also went Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Nighttrippin’! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Colleen …

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City of New Bern, NC

New Bern Fire-Rescue & Police ‘battle’ at Blood Drive

First responders invite the community to participate & give blood New Bern Fire-Rescue and the New Bern Police Department are joining forces with the American Red Cross to encourage the community to donate life-saving blood at the Battle of the Badges on Wednesday, July 10th.  This friendly competition blood drive lasts from 12:00 …

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New Bern Now's Podsquad

New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for June 6, 2019

Episode 119 Connecting you with our 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! We also went Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Night Trippin’! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: …

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