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Living in New Bern & Beyond

New Bern Now's Podsquad connects you with the people, places, and happenings in New Bern, NC and beyond. The show is produced by the people and for the people of and visitors to New Bern and Eastern North Carolina.

We go live every Thursday on Facebook and YouTube from 1 - 2 p.m. and enjoy talking about what’s going on in our small town with big city happenings!

A lot of you may already know members of our Podsquad: Susan Moffat-Thomas, George Oliver, Jane Maulucci, Laura Johnson, Talina Massey, Pat Drake, Todd Burrier, Jeremy LeRay, and yours truly, Wendy Card.

If you’d like to set up an interview and spread the word about a special event or other interesting topic, please call 252-259-6853 or send us an email. We look forward to hearing from you!

Check out New Bern Now's website or Ledger to find out more about the Greater New Bern area and surrounding areas in Eastern North Carolina.

Wendy Card,

Owner, New Bern Now


Jul 19, 2022

New Bern Now hosted a debate between Candidates running for Mayor of New Bern in April 2022 moderated by Katherine Adolph. At the time there were four candidates in the running. The municipal election was held on May 19, 2022. Toussaint Summers, Jr. received the most votes, but did not win 50% of the vote plus one. Alderman Jeffrey Odham requested a runoff. Early voting is happening now thru Saturday, July 23 at 3 p.m. and the Runoff Election will be held on Tuesday, July 26 from 6:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Let us know if you have any questions or comments by emailing

Wendy Card, Editor