News & Events

  • UNC-TV airs documentary about New Bern’s resilience from Hurricane Florence

    Monday, November 25, 2019

    New Bern North Carolina recovers from the effects of Hurricane Florence. Community leaders and residents work together to rebuild housing and support the community’s economic recovery. We are honored to have UNC-TV produce and air a documentary that explicitly shows how the community has come together to overcome the hardships brought on by Hurricane… (read more)

  • After Florence, is Trent Court’s days numbered?

    Monday, October 08, 2018

    Tune in to Tuesday’s Board of Aldermen meeting, when officials with the New Bern Housing Authority will give an update about the status of Trent Court. Trent Court was hit hard by Hurricane Florence. Alderwoman Jameesha Harris and several other volunteers braved rising floodwaters to evacuate residents who had sheltered in their homes during… (read more)

  • Yolanda Wright receives Certificate of Achievement for Completing Leadership Academy

    Friday, November 17, 2017

    We are pleased to recognize that C. Yolanda Wright has successfully completed Class III of the CNI/Greater Five Points Grassroots Leadership Academy and is, therefore, prepared to lead and assist in addressing community issues on November 17, 2017 at City Hall in New Bern, NC.  

  • New Bern, NC: Building Foundations for the Future

    Friday, January 13, 2017

    Settled in 1710, and named after Bern, Switzerland, New Bern is the second-oldest colonial town in North Carolina and was the capital of the North Carolina colonial government. For a short time, it was also the state capital. Its picturesque location and growing political prestige soon earned New Bern the title, “Athens of the… (read more)

  • CNI Greater Five Points Leads Grassroots Leadership Academy

    Sunday, December 18, 2016

    RECAP: Co-Facilitation workshop for Community Voices was held in February 2016 for CNI partners. The Community and Economic Development Specialist (Eley) worked with those that were trained as program co-facilitators so they could lead the Community Voices sessions. Between February and March 2016, fourteen (14) participants (most of whom lived in the two public… (read more)