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Croatan National Forest

Respite to Rediscover New Bern Now’s Mission

New Bern Now was created in 2009 to promote the people, places, and great happenings in New Bern and surrounding towns. It was a time when so many businesses and non-profits were struggling to survive during the recession. I wanted to help them by sharing their good news stories in hopes that people would support …

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New Bern Now Podsquad - Episode 146

Discover New Bern and Beyond Show – Episode 146

Listen here: Show Notes: 1:05 – Pat Murray, The Durham Skywriter 1:11 – Bull City Hangouts 2:59 – Historical Society brining New Bern History to You 3:15 – What’s in the Attic with Jim Hodges 6:40 – Attmore-Oliver House 7:25 – Durham’s History 8:43 – The Historic Architecture of New Bern and Craven County, NC …

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Community New Bern NC

Become a Steward of Community News in New Bern

In 2009, when newsrooms across the country started cutting jobs and/or closing, NewBernNow.com was just getting started. The goal was to create a positive local news and information source to promote the people, places, and latest happenings in New Bern and surrounding towns. In the beginning, I would write about whatever I learned during my …

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City Hall Clock Tower by Dave Cowles

Things to do in and around New Bern: Sept 26 – Oct 3, 2019

Arts Around Town 27th – 29th: Disney “Alice in Wonderland” JR, Fri – Sat: 7:30 p.m.; Sun: 3:00 p.m. at the Masonic Theatre. Presented by RiverTowne Players. Call 252-633-3318. 28th: Walk-In Bathtub’s Improvised Comedy Show, 7:30 p.m. at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567. Community Engagement Sept 26th – Oct 6th: Craven County Fair at the Craven …

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New Bern Now Podsquad

New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for August 8, 2019

Episode 123 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 Roberts (City …

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Fun Found Around Town June 6-13, 2019

Live Music Options At press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm. Thursday: June 6, 2019   Captain Ratty’s Seafood & Steakhouse 202 Middle St., (252) 633-2088 offers the sounds of Chuck Phillips will play tonight from 6-9 pm upstairs in the piano bar. City Stage …

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New Bern National Cemetery

The Meaning of Patriotism and Honoring our Nation’s Fallen on Memorial Day

Some people think Memorial Day is a day to thank active duty, veterans, and retirees for their service. It’s not. To many, it’s a solemn day of remembrance of their fallen brothers and sisters who deserve to be recognized as they paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. This Memorial Day let’s remember our loved …

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Crossfit Burn

CrossFit Burn to Hold 2nd Annual Burnout Fundraiser

On June 1, 2019 CrossFit Burn will hold its 2nd annual Burnout Fundraiser to benefit 555 Fitness. Teams of 4 will compete in five workouts that mirror firefighting training and/or tasks that a firefighter might experience in their line of duty. Registration and workouts will begin at 7:00 a.m. at 260 Kale Road, New Bern. …

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New Bern Now Podsquad

New Bern Now and Beyond’s Podcast for May 9, 2019

Episode 117 Today we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! We also talked about the latest happenings in and around town and went Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Night Trippin’ to surrounding areas! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), …

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Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina

Join with PBS Star and Chef Vivian Howard and Regional Executive Chefs

Chef’s Feast at Tryon Palace to benefit the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Enjoy delicious foods prepared by regional executive chefs, live music, beverages, and great auction items! This special event will be held in Mattocks Hall, 529 South Front S. on Thursday, May 23, 2019. VIP Reception at 5:30 p.m. and the …

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