1. Craven County COVID-19 Case Count for April 3, 2020

    Craven County has 13 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 1:00 p.m. on April 3, 2020. Three of the 13 cases were confirmed on April 3, 2020 Read on...
  2. Proclamation Prohibiting Short Term Rentals COVID-19 in Craven County

    Craven County issued a Proclamation prohibiting short term rentals in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to be effective at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 5, 2020 in specified areas. Read on...
  3. Three New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Craven County

    Three new cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Craven County residents. This brings the total positive case count to 10. Read on...
  4. April 6, 2020 Board of Commissioners' Meeting

    Please note that due to the current stay at home orders, Read on...
  5. Fifth and Sixth COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Craven County

    The fifth and sixth cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Craven County. Both cases are adults who were tested at private physician offices in Craven County. Read on...
  6. Fourth COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Craven County

    The fourth case of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Craven County. Read on...
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  1. Spotlight On The Community

    Featured Stories & Attractions in Craven County
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    New Bern Mardi Gras Festival


    The 5th Annual New Bern Mardi Gras festival, hosted by the historic Ghent neighborhood will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 on Spencer Avenue and 3rd Street from 11 AM until 5 PM. The parade begins at 3 PM at Spencer and 8th, and ends at Spencer and 2nd. The event is family-friendly and includes vendors, food trucks, artists, live entertainment, and more! The festival will be held rain or shine, and attendees are invited to wear costumes.
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    6th Annual Craven County Veterans Stand-Down


    The 6th Annual Craven County Veterans Stand-Down events will be held Friday, February 21, 2020 at West New Bern Recreation Center, 1225 Pinetree Drive in New Bern, and Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Cherry Point Baptist Church in Havelock, from 10 AM until 2 PM both days. The event is free and open to all Veterans, and includes services such as counseling, housing resources, legal aid, claims-filing, educational and employment opportunities, and much more. Please bring your DD-214 or VA card.

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    New Bern Crab and Seafood Festival


    The New Bern Crab and Seafood Festival will be held on May 9, 2020 from 11 AM until 6 PM in downtown New Bern. The event is free to the public and will feature vendors and food trucks, live music, a kids' zone, and more! For more information, contact Latasha Baggs at (904) 487-1853 or by email.