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 […]




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 […]




Knightdale Named Most Affordable Community in NC

March 17, 2016

Low Taxes, Low Insurance Costs, and High Income were Factors; Designation is Second for Town Contributed by Brian Bowman, knightdalenc.gov Knightdale has been named the most affordable community in North Carolina for the second year in a […]




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 […]




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 […]




Rocky Mount NC State of the City Address is March 14th

March 10, 2016

Mayor David Combs to deliver Rocky Mount’s State of the City address Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman, Public Affairs Manager Rocky Mount, North Carolina’s annual State of the City address is scheduled for March 14, 2016, at 6:30pm. Delivered […]




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 […]




Shipwreck Discovered off North Carolina Coast

March 7, 2016

Significant Civil War-Era Shipwreck Discovered  Released by NC Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources Another pearl in the form of a large iron-hulled Civil War era steamer has been discovered in the Atlantic Ocean off […]




Event Covers Essential Oils in the Bible

March 7, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor An upcoming event in Wilson NC examines the “Essential Oils of the Bible”.  Everyone has heard of frankincense & myrrh, but it is amazing to see the variety of different oils […]




Franklin County International Film Festival 2016 Announced

March 6, 2016

Second Annual Eastern NC Event Includes Feature and Short Films By Donna Campbell Smith Once again, Franklin County North Carolina International Film Festival (FCIFF) opens its doors and returns to host screenings and discussions of a wide array of […]




Silver Alert CANCELLED in Knightdale NC

March 3, 2016

Released by Brian Bowman, knightdalenc.gov **UPDATE: March 3, around 7:45pm, it was announced that Mr. Richardson was found, safe, in PA. This Silver Alert is cancelled. ____________________________________________ On the afternoon of March 2, 2016, a Silver Alert was […]




Ferrells Fish Fry Coming Up March 11th

March 3, 2016

Ferrells Fire & Rescue is holding a Friday Fish Fry on March 11, 2016, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm — or until the food runs out. Ferrells F&R is a volunteer fire department with EMS, located in […]




Mudcats Baseball’s National Anthem Auditions March 19

March 3, 2016

Singers are encouraged to tryout on March 19, 2016, beginning at 9am Released by Carolina Mudcats / MILB.com The Carolina Mudcats, member of baseball’s historic Carolina League, is hosting their annual National Anthem tryouts on Saturday, March […]




Untreated Sewage Discharge in Rocky Mount, Again

March 1, 2016

Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman, Public Affairs Manager On Thursday, February 25, 2016, two sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) occurred as a result of saturated ground conditions and locally intense rains associated with a “tornadic” weather system which […]




Newspaper Moves Online at Fifth Anniversary

March 1, 2016

News from The Grey Area By Kay Whatley, Editor The Grey Area newspaper is online at www.greyareanews.com, with new articles and event notices posted all week long. As our sixth year of publication begins, the […]




Annual BBQ Fundraiser Coming to Bunn Fire Dept

March 1, 2016

Come out and enjoy the Bunn Rural Volunteer Fire Department’s delicious BBQ cooking. This annual event returns on March 12, 2016. The fire department promises great food and fellowship, entertainment for the kids, raffle tickets, and […]




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