“Biggest paddle race in America” Returns to NC

March 28, 2016

Scheduled for April 19-24, 2016 at Wrightsville Beach Released by Robert B Butler, ncpressrelease.org “I look forward to the Carolina Cup paddleboard race each year,” said Travis Grant of Australia, 2015 male champion in the Cup’s elite […]

First Friday Focuses on Rocky Mount History

March 28, 2016

Exhibit Highlighting Rocky Mount NC Visits from Dr. King and Dr. Booker T. Washington to open at First Friday Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount While First Friday will have its usual fanfare thanks to live […]

First in Flight RC Jet Rally Returns in May

March 27, 2016

The First in Flight RC Jet Rally returns to Wilson NC for five action-packed days — May 25-29, 2016.  Each day, the RC Jet Rally runs from 8am through 5pm. According to the organizers, this is […]

Small Business Tax Event on April 5th

March 27, 2016

Braswell Memorial Library and the Rocky Mount Chapter of S.C.O.R.E. — the Service Corps of Retired Executives — are welcoming Rhonda High from the NC Department of Revenue to their April 2016 Small Business event. Ms. High will […]

Bailey NC Library Offers Classes

March 27, 2016

With the Wesley Privette Memorial Library now operating as a branch of Braswell Memorial Library, new classes are being offered. Basic Computer classes begin on April 14, 2016, and will be offered on the second Thursday of […]

Free Movie Events Offered in Eastern NC

March 27, 2016

***UPDATED: Change to a Zebulon NC movie date. *** Originally published March 27, 2016. Updated June 28, 2016. Knightdale NC (Wake County) Knightdale Parks, Recreation & Cultural Programs is holding their “Outdoor Movie Night Series” again for […]

Easter Events Set in Eastern North Carolina 2016

March 23, 2016

***UPDATED*** Originally published March 3, 2016. Updated with additional Easter events. Goldsboro NC (Wayne County) Early Evening Easter Egg Hunt The Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for March 24, 2016 — that’s a Thursday. All […]

Carolina FiberFest: A Ten Year Love Affair

March 22, 2016

Contributed by Carolyn Beasley Ten years ago a group of fiber lovers dreamed of a fiber event in Eastern North Carolina. With much work Carolina FiberFest was born. Carolina FiberFest’s mission is to: educate the […]

Wilson NC TAIP Lab Scheduled for March 26th

March 22, 2016

Contributed by Ray Shell and Janet Conner-Knox This month’s TAIP Lab has room for your talent. Each month talented artists around Wilson come together to share their art with the community. Ray Shell, founder of TAIP […]

Canned Tuna Recall Issued Nationwide (USA)

March 22, 2016

*UPDATED* – Three Brands Now Affected by Separate Recalls Bumble Bee, Chicken of The Sea, and Hill Country Fare tuna products are affected by these three individual recalls. Bumble Bee Foods, LLC Issues Voluntary Recall on 3 […]

Boulder County Commissioners Ending GE Crops

March 21, 2016

Boulder County Commissioners direct staff to develop a plan for transitioning county-owned agricultural land away from growing genetically engineered crops Released by Barb Halpin, Boulder County Commissioners’ Office At a public meeting today, the County Commissioners directed […]

From Sheep to Chic

March 21, 2016

Franklin County NC Farmer Turns Flock’s Wool into Hats and More By Kay Whatley, Editor Stop by Clover C Farm and you might see Carol Cheves hard at work knitting fashionable accessories with yarn she’s made right […]

Visit with Donkeys During Local Book’s Launch

March 18, 2016

Local Writer Launches the Book of Donkeys at Donkey Day By Donna Campbell Smith & Shannon Hoffman Local writer Donna Campbell Smith will be launching her latest book published by Lyons Press, The Book of Donkeys, at […]

Paramount Theatre to Host April Fools Follies

March 16, 2016

Contributed by Catherine LeChot, United Way of Wayne County You may not recall Vaudeville shows from decades ago, but a group of Wayne County locals is bringing comedy, singing and acting groups together to benefit United Way of Wayne […]

Nashville NC’s Blooming Festival Returns May 5-7

March 15, 2016

The Town of Nashville NC, has a unique way of celebrating Mother’s Day. Each year, Mother’s Day means a town-wide carnival for the entire weekend! This family-oriented “Nashville Blooming Festival” makes for a great family outing, where the […]

Another Company Recalls Pistachios *UPDATED*

March 11, 2016

Released via FDA.gov **UPDATE March 15, 2016 ** Texas Star Nut & Food Company expands the previous Recall issued on March 10, 2016, to include the following items and Best by Dates: BRAND DESCRIPTION SIZE […]

SpringFest Set for Nashville NC Park

March 10, 2016

Elm Grove Church is hosting SpringFest at JW Glover Memorial Park. This public event offers fun for all ages, in a welcoming outdoor spot. Scheduled for March 19, 2016, from 10am to 5pm, the SpringFest includes activities for the whole […]

1940’s Ball Brings Era Back for a Weekend

March 10, 2016

Boulder Colorado Airport Hanger Becomes Rick’s Cafe as Attendees Dress for the Decade Contributed by Diana Crawford The 8th Annual 1940’s WWII Era Ball and destination event will transport two-thousand plus guests back to the […]

Anniversary Celebration at Bentonville Battlefield

March 10, 2016

“The Ground Trembled Under our Feet” Mass Artillery at Bentonville Released by the NC Dept. of Cultural Resources Bentonville’s 151st Anniversary will be celebrated March 19-20, 2016, and feature the power of Civil War era […]

Cooking Challenge Offered by Edible Book Contest

March 9, 2016

Braswell Memorial Library in Rocky Mount NC Announces Edible Book Contest Released by LaKesha Joyner, MLS, Adult Programming Librarian Join Braswell Memorial Library for an Edible Book Contest!  The Edible Book Contest will be held […]

Law Enforcement & Community Summit on Heroin May 12th

March 9, 2016

NC Gathering Offers Education and Discussions Released by the NC Harm Reduction Coalition Law enforcement and community leaders will gather at the legislature to discuss legislative solutions to reducing the negative impacts of Heroin in our […]

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