Over 130,000 Pounds of Sausage Recalled, Inedible

April 24, 2017

Uncle John’s Pride, LLC Recalls Ready-To-Eat Sausage Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination By Kristen Booze, fsis.usda.gov Uncle John’s Pride, LLC., a Tampa, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 139,909 pounds of ready-to-eat smoked meat and poultry […]




Detroit Needs Affordable Water, Not More Shutoffs

April 23, 2017

Statement by Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director, Food & Water Watch Via Kate Fried, fwwatch.org “Nearly three years after it started an aggressive plan to shut off water service to households that are delinquent on their water bills, […]




National Volunteer Week in NC is Apr. 23-29

April 23, 2017

North Carolinians Encouraged to Get Involved in Local Communities By Ford Porter, nc.gov Governor Roy Cooper has declared April 23-29, 2017, National Volunteer Week in North Carolina. “Every North Carolinian can play a role in improving […]




Rocky Mount Ramping Up for Summer Events

April 21, 2017

The City of Rocky Mount keeps summers busy, with free concerts, movies, and special events — and not just on weekends. Check out some of the planned events. This is a special year for the […]




Arctic River Ice Deposits Rapidly Disappearing

April 19, 2017

Changes Could Impact Wildlife That Depends on Arctic Rivers By Nanci Bompey (American Geophysical Union), Valerie Osowski (Michigan State University), and Emily Williams (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill) Climate change is causing thick ice deposits that form […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Apr. 20-23

April 19, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range […]




Bailey NC Chamber Holding Flea, Craft Fair on Apr. 22

April 18, 2017

It’s that time again! The Bailey Chamber of Commerce’s outdoor shopping experience is coming up this weekend. The annual Flea Market and Craft Fair is Saturday, April 22, 2017, 8am-2pm. Head to 6488 Main Street, in Bailey NC, […]




Something for Everyone at Wendell NC 2017 Events

April 17, 2017

By Sherry L. Scoggins, Town of Wendell For more information on these upcoming community events and other happenings, visit the town website at www.townofwendell.com. Public Safety Day 2017 Saturday, May 6, 2017 @ 10am-2pm Held in […]




Puzzles Page: April 14, 2017

April 14, 2017

Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 April 14 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  




Knightdale NC Chamber Holds Quarterly Red Ribbon Showcase

April 13, 2017

By Patrice Bayyan, knightdalechamber.org The Knightdale Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly “Red Ribbon Showcase” —  a group ribbon-cutting ceremony for new “small business” Chamber members. Members and the public were invited to meet these new Chamber […]




Free Movies in NC’s Five County Area

April 13, 2017

Parks and recreation departments, libraries, senior centers, and community facilities host free movie nights several months each year, with some locations offering free movies year-round. Check out the offerings in these Eastern NC towns. Free movies […]




Doors Open Denver: Explore City Architecture Apr. 29-30

April 13, 2017

Tour the City’s Unique Architecture, Art, and Culture By Cristina Ceballo, blakecommunications.com The 13th-annual Doors Open Denver, the premier event showcasing the richness and history of Denver’s built environment and promoting quality design, will take place […]




Two Weekends of HerbFest – April 21-23, 28-30

April 13, 2017

The 18th-annual HerbFest returns to Wake Forest, North Carolina for two weekends in April. Come to check out herbs, learn of their uses, and pick up plants for home on April 21, 22 and 23 or April 28, 29, […]




Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: What is Normal?

April 12, 2017

Editorial by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA I have often been asked what is normal in humans regarding their thinking, behavior, and their feelings. Here is my answer: A normal human being is a person that — given […]




April Events at the Knightdale NC Library

April 12, 2017

By Brandy L. Hamilton, East Regional Library Adult, youth, and teen events are coming up at the East Regional Library, located at 946 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale NC. With questions or to register for events, contact the library at 919.217.5305. […]




Nashville NC Blooming Festival Volunteers Needed

April 12, 2017

The Nashville Blooming Festival is coming up May 12-13, 2017, in downtown Nashville, North Carolina. As part of planning this 21st-annual event, the Nashville Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers to help cover certain activities. If you would like […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Apr. 13-16

April 11, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range […]




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