Distant Earthquakes Can Cause Underwater Landslides

June 28, 2017

By Kelsey Simpkins (American Geophysical Union) and Michelle Ma (University of Washington) New research finds large earthquakes can trigger underwater landslides thousands of miles away, weeks or months after the quake occurs. Researchers analyzing data from […]




Business Events Coming Up in Eastern NC’s Five County Area

June 27, 2017

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 included. Check with, or […]




First-ever Helicopter-based Firing of High Energy Laser

June 26, 2017

Raytheon and US Army Apache Program Management Office Demonstrate Feasibility of Ground Attack By Sally McDonough, raytheon.com Raytheon Company and the US Army Apache Program Management Office, in collaboration with US Special Operations Command, recently completed […]




No NC Fishing License Needed to Fish on July 4th

June 23, 2017

By Jodie B. Owen, ncwildlife.org July 4 is “free fishing day” in North Carolina where everyone — residents and non-residents alike — can fish in any public body of water from 12:01am to 11:59pm, without […]




Fall 2017 NC Film Festivals Accepting Submissions

June 22, 2017

Filmmakers looking for opportunities to show their film may be interested in submitting entries for these upcoming North Carolina film festivals. Links to submission guidelines are included below. Check out the guidelines to see what categories […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — June 21-25

June 20, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Piedmont and Coastal events are sometimes on this weekly list. Contact information […]




Textile Firm to Create 260 Jobs in Winston-Salem

June 19, 2017

HPFABRICS Plans $1.1 Million Investment to Return Former Textiles Plant to Productive Use By Ford Porter, NC Governor’s Office HPFABRICS, Inc., a manufacturer of raw fabrics, has selected Forsyth County for a new production and […]




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