NC Board of Agriculture to Meet on Aug. 23

August 15, 2017

By Tina Hlabse, NCDA&CS The North Carolina Board of Agriculture will hold its quarterly meeting Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at 2pm in the Martin Building at the NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh […]




Wendell NC “Hometown Heroes” Recognized

August 10, 2017

Universal Chevrolet Honors Wendell Fire and Public Works Department Employees By Lee Spitznagel, Universal Chevrolet Wendell Fire Department and Public Works employees were treated to a meal this past Wednesday. As part of Universal Chevrolet’s commitment […]




Wayne County Museum Offers Unique Cemetery Play

August 8, 2017

The Wayne County Museum presents, Willowdale: Passed Meets Present, a unique play based around inhabitants of a local cemetery. This original play, put on by the Wayne County Historical Association (WCHA) and the Wayne County […]




Knightdale K-Fest is Sept. 9

August 8, 2017

Knightdale K-Fest is coming Saturday, September 9, 2017, with activities covering a mix of education, wellness, and entertainment. The Annual K-Fest — Knightdale Education Festival — draws together families, nonprofits, arts opportunities, and live entertainment […]




NC Sees First 2017 Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Case

August 6, 2017

State Vet Encourages Equine Owners to Vaccinate Animals By Dr. Mike Neault, NCDA&CS Veterinary Division A 16-year-old paint horse in Cabarrus County, North Carolina has died after contracting Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis (EEE). EEE is a mosquito-borne […]




Farmville NC Investors Plan Shark Tank Interviews Day

August 3, 2017

By Bert Smith and Jamin Dixon, The Farmville Group Farmville Sharks are hungry to bring innovative and entrepreneurial retail ideas to their downtown business area. The “Sharks” — seven local business people interested in helping […]




Jobs, Transportation Event in Rocky Mount on Aug. 4

August 3, 2017

By Meaghan Lynch (Butterfield) and Nicole Meister (Trogdon) Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will host “Jobs First: Building for Our Future” in Rocky Mount, North Carolina on Friday, August 4, 2017, starting at 10am. North Carolina […]




First NC Hemp Product Now Processing in Spring Hope NC Facility

August 3, 2017

On August 2, 2017, Hemp, Inc. announced that after 3-1/2 years, millions of dollars spent on purchasing, disassembling, transporting, reassembling, rebuilding, refurbishing, beta testing and debugging, the largest multipurpose industrial hemp processing facility in the […]




Sign Up Now for the Wilson Idol Talent Search 2017

August 2, 2017

Once again, Wilson Idol, in conjunction with Summerville Promotion and Production Company, and with Tall One Outreach Ministries, take great pride in continuing the annual exploratory search, which identifies and augments Unsung Heroes, Icons, and […]




NC 2017 Food Safety Forum is Aug. 15

July 30, 2017

By Brian Long, NCDA&CS Helping small farms prepare for new federal food safety rules will be among topics covered at the 13th-annual Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum on August 15, 2017, at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. […]




Business Events, Workshop Opportunities in August 2017

July 29, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor Area Chambers of Commerce, business groups, and local businesses/organizations hold educational events and provide free business training and networking. Note that regular Chamber member meetings or semi-closed leads groups, are not […]




NC Industrial Hemp Commission to Meet July 28

July 26, 2017

The North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission will hold a public meeting to review and approve applications for the research pilot program and to begin making permanent rules. The meeting is Friday, July 28, 2017, starting at […]




Take to the Streets for National Night Out

July 20, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor National Night Out (NNO) is “a community-police awareness-raising event in the United States.” Municipalities or their police departments generally organize NNO events for the first Tuesday in August, though some locations choose […]




Vendor Opportunities at Fall 2017 Eastern NC Events

July 17, 2017

The events listed are seeking vendors for events later in 2017. Contact information and registration form links have been provided if available. Wendell Harvest Festival Planned for October 6-7, 2017, this annual event is organized […]




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