1. 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...
  2. Third COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Craven County

    The third case of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in a Craven County resident who was tested March 17, 2020. The individual who tested positive for COVID-19 is an adult who traveled out of state. Read on...
  3. Craven County Government Offices Will Close to Public

    All Craven County Government offices will close to the public effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. with the exception of the Craven County Health Department clinics. Read on...
  4. Craven County Health Department Drive-up COVID-19 Testing Site to Open

    A Drive-up Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing site will open at the Craven County Health Department beginning Friday, March 20, 2020. Read on...
  5. Second COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Craven County

    The second case of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Craven County. The individual who tested positive for COVID-19 is an adult female who traveled out of state. Read on...
  6. Alternative Service Delivery Options Available for Craven County Services

    County Government is offering alternative methods for the public to obtain services in order to encourage social distancing in County offices. 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.