Meet Nash-Edgecombe Area Authors at Braswell Library

July 28, 2016

Braswell Memorial Library is holding an “Authors in August” event on August 13, 2016, 10am-5pm. Local authors from the Twin Counties will present their books. Books will be available for purchase, and authors will be signing their […]

Eastern NC Libraries Offer Adult Events in August

July 27, 2016

Upcoming adult events near Wilson, Rocky Mount, and surrounding cities, are listed below by location. If you know of a library event we’ve missed, email the Editor. Braswell Memorial Library’s August 2016 Adult Programs This library […]

Free Cantaloupe at Zebulon Market on July 23

July 22, 2016

Contributed by Maurine Brown, Farmers’ Market Manager Come to the Zebulon Farm Fresh Market (ZFFM) on July 23, 2016, for free Cantaloupe to the first 50 Customers! All Cantaloupes are courtesy of Rob’s Fresh Produce. Stop […]

National Events Working to “Clear the Shelters”

July 22, 2016

The nationwide push to “Clear the Shelters” — aimed at getting shelter animals into homes — is July 23, 2016. Many shelters are waiving adoption fees on this special date. Animal shelters across the United States are […]

Harm Reduction Conference in Jamestown NC

July 19, 2016

Conference on Integrating Harm Reduction into Existing Service Provisions On August 11, 2016, a harm reduction conference is offered for workers and residents of North Carolina interested in helping reduce drug overdoses in the state. Held at Castle […]

Next Wilson NC First Fridays on the Lawn is August 5

July 17, 2016

From July to October, join the fun in Historic Downtown Wilson NC for First Fridays on the Lawn, a free community concert offering music diversity alongside family entertainment and educational opportunities. Residents of the Wilson community come […]

Knightdale Chamber Offering On-Line Presence Class

July 7, 2016

The Knightdale Chamber of Commerce class, “Maximizing Your Company’s On-Line Presence,” is scheduled for July 19, 2016, 10-11:30am. Members will learn how to: Maximize your company’s brand on the Chamber’s website Increase your brand awareness to drive […]

NC Wildlife Holding Coyote Workshops

July 6, 2016

Released by Jessie Birckhead, The NC Wildlife Resources Commission, along with NC State Cooperative Extension and USDA Wildlife Services, is holding two coyote conflict management workshops for landowners who want to learn about available […]

First Friday Coffee

July 5, 2016

The Nashville Chamber of Commerce invites local chamber members, residents, and public servants to come together for coffee on the first Friday of each month. Come to the Nashville Exchange Steakhouse and Cafe, 229 W […]

Library Workshop Covers Cybersecurity for Small Businesses

June 30, 2016

Released by Joetta L. Pittman, SCORE Library Liaison, A public workshop on cybersecurity is geared toward non-profits and small businesses in Eastern NC. At this seminar, attendees will identify the necessity for cybersecurity. We will review an […]

Braswell Memorial Library Adult Programs Planned for July

June 29, 2016

 Contributed by LaKesha W. Joyner, Adult Programming Librarian July adult programs range from writer gatherings to exercise to historical presentations. Check out these upcoming events. While most are held at Braswell Memorial Library, 727 N Grace Street, in Rocky Mount […]

Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — July 1-4

June 28, 2016

This weekend’s events, fireworks displays, and Monday Independence Day celebrations are mostly on the North Carolina Coast and Piedmont.  A few Mountain events are listed. This listing is subject to changes and additions over the […]

Movie Highlights “The True Cost” of New Clothing

June 27, 2016

A special screening of The True Cost film about sustainable clothing is coming up in Raleigh. Hosted by Capital Group Sierra Club and Redress Raleigh, this film explores the impact clothing purchases have on the planet. Each […]

Sign up to Share Your Talent at Wilson Idol 2016

June 27, 2016

Released by Dr. Mildred Summerville Wilson Idol showcases performances exhibited through song, instrumentation, and the spoken word.  Wilson Idol opens the doors for many participants and exposes them to the greater Wilson Community and beyond. Once […]

Wendell NC 4th of July Includes Parade, WWII Ceremony

June 25, 2016

Contributed by Patrick Reidy, The Wendell Historical Society’s annual Independence Day celebration this year includes a special presentation of dog tags to a WWII veteran. Join the fun on Main Street and at J. Ashley Wall […]

Fish without a License: Free Fishing July 4th!

June 25, 2016

Released by Jodie B. Owen, The NC Wildlife Resources Commission reminds anglers and would-be anglers of all ages that July 4 is “free fishing day” in NC. From 12:01am to 11:59pm, anyone can fish […]

Independence Day Event will Light Up Rocky Mount NC

June 22, 2016

Rocky Mount NC Independence Celebration to feature Rubberband, Fireworks and More By Tameka Kenan-Norman The 45th annual city of Rocky Mount Independence Celebration will take place at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex Sunday, July 3, […]

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