Arvada Church Festival Includes Japanese Doll Display

February 17, 2016

Simpson United Methodist Church’s annual Japanese Doll and Cultural Festival is scheduled for March 5-6, 2016. The festival is free and open to the public, held at Simpson United Methodist Church (UMC), 6001 Wolff Street, in Arvada CO. Each […]




Call for Distinguished Citizen Nominations

February 7, 2016

Contributed by Jo Anne Cooper, Nashville Chamber of Commerce The Nashville Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for this year’s Distinguished Citizen of the Year Award. If you know of someone who has given back […]




Nashville Chamber Holds Shrimp Boil Fundraiser

February 5, 2016

Contributed by Jo Anne Cooper, Nashville Chamber of Commerce Announcing the 2nd Annual Nashville Chamber Shrimp Boil on March 24, 2016, 7-10pm, at Nash Community College’s Brown Auditorium, 522 N Old Carriage Road, in Rocky […]




Adult, Young Adult and Teen Programs at Braswell

February 5, 2016

Braswell Memorial Library is located at 727 N Grace Street, in Rocky Mount. For information on the young adult or teen (YA/T) programs, contact Scott Houston at 252.442.1951 x.257. For information on adult programs, contact […]




FCAC Plans a Lively February

February 5, 2016

Contributed by Donna Campbell Smith Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) is holding a variety of events during February. Each week brings a new opportunity to participate, learn, or enjoy local art and artists. February 6 […]




Nevermore Film Festival Comes To Carolina Theatre Feb. 12-14

February 3, 2016

Released by Joe Student, Content Marketing & Media Relations, The Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc.  Screening films from the frightening to the fantastic, the 17th Annual Nevermore Film Festival is scheduled for the Carolina Theatre of Durham from February […]




Annual Heart Strings Valentine’s Day Dinner in Bunn NC

February 3, 2016

Common Grounds Coffee & Music House’s second annual Valentines Day dinner is taking reservations. Planned for February 14, 2016, the evening includes special music, a catered dinner, and a romantic time. A popular event last year, this Second Annual […]




Breckenridge Film Festival Issues Call for Entries

February 3, 2016

According to the Colorado Office of Film, Television, & Media (coloradofilm.org), the Call for Entries is open for the 2016 Breckenridge Film Festival, held each year in Breckenridge CO. Films will be accepted in traditional categories, […]




Bunn Coffee House Offers Children’s Tea

January 30, 2016

“A Tea with Snow White” Common Grounds Coffee & Music House is hosting a special children’s tea party January 30, 2016, from 1pm until 3pm. This is no mere pretend Tea Party. This is the real deal. […]




Bunn Fun Day Seeking Sponsors

January 29, 2016

Second Annual Event Offers Local Businesses Sponsorship Opportunities By Kay Whatley and Sherry Mercer  The Town of Bunn is bringing back their Bunn Fun Day for a second time. The family-friendly event offers residents and visitors […]




Wendell Offers Crafts & Snacks for Children

January 27, 2016

ABC Craft and Snack Saturday Wendell Community Library offers a special story time for children age 3-5, and their caregivers. Come on January 30, 2016, and participate in an interactive program with an alphabet craft and […]




Knightdale Library Offers Healthy Eating Books

January 27, 2016

Healthy Eating Trends: There’s a Book for That Vegan, Paleo, Gluten-Free – oh my! Drop in January 27, 2016, between 11am and noon to browse a selection of the latest and greatest books, selected by […]




The NASH Seeking Help with Easter Preparations

January 19, 2016

2016 Easter Food Box Drive Released by Nash County Aging Department The Nash County Senior Center is in need of assistance and participation in the third Annual Easter Food Box Drive. The purpose of this program is to collect and […]




Cashews Recalled for Potential Salmonella Contamination

January 17, 2016

Only One Lot of Raw Cashew Pieces is Affected Trader Joe’s has issued a voluntary recall, based on an alert from their supplier. “Trader Joe’s Raw Cashew Pieces” marked with bar code number “00505154” and the code “BEST BEFORE […]




Industrial Hemp Is Not For Hippies

January 16, 2016

Industrial Hemp May be Profitable for NC Farmers, Doesn’t Get People High By Kay Whatley Edited by Warren Williams (NCIHA), Kim Beaver, and Nicole Banks Before farmers can get industrial hemp seed in the ground, or even determine what their […]




Coloring for Adults & Teens at Braswell

January 15, 2016

Contributed by Joetta L Pittman, MLS It’s showing up everywhere, and now it’s here: the Braswell Memorial Library’s Adult and Teen Coloring Club. Club meetings begin January 23, 2016. The news is peppered lately with […]




Paramount Theatre Showing Selma on MLK Day

January 15, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor As part of its Paramount Movie Nights series, the Paramount Theatre in Goldsboro will show the film, Selma. The film is scheduled for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which is Monday, […]




Beekeeping Short Course Offered by Extension

January 15, 2016

Released by Colby Griffin, Extension Agent The Coastal Plains Beekeeping Chapter, in conjunction with the NC State Beekeepers Association and NC Cooperative Extension are offering a beginning beekeeping short course. Starting February 23, 2016. the […]




Dr. King’s First Dream Website to be Unveiled

January 8, 2016

Upcoming Press Conference Open to the Public, Not Just Media Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman January 15, 2016, marks the 87th birthday for the late civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As a precursor to […]




EPA Urged to Ban Dangerous Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

January 8, 2016

Doctors, scientists, farmers, farmworkers and others from across the country ask for long overdue ban of neurotoxic agricultural chemical Released by Kari Birdseye (Earthjustice), Sara Knight (PANNA), Erik Nicholson (United Farm Workers), and Kimiko Martinez (NRDC) […]




Coach Training for Matter of Balance

January 7, 2016

Contributed by Lakendra Dixon, BSW, UCPCOG-Area Agency on Aging Chances are you know someone who has fallen or who is afraid of falling. “A Matter of Balance” is a proven program designed to help people manage […]




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