Local Donations Sought for Zebulon Seniors

January 12, 2016

When Susan Aceti’s mother went to visit a friend at a senior nursing home, she saw residents eager for connection and a break from their everyday schedule. Susan felt her heart pushing her to do something […]




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 […]




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 […]




Open Auditions for Death of a Salesman

January 6, 2016

Contributed by Ray Shell Audition for Death of a Salesman in Wilson NC, and bring this famous play to life for local audiences. As the play’s Director, I’ll be overseeing the auditions, which are January 18 and 19, […]




Free ESL Classes Offered in Knightdale NC

January 1, 2016

English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are offered at no charge in Knightdale NC, and other Wake County locations, by Wake Technical Community College. The free ESL classes start at a beginner level continuing […]




Franklin County 4-H Open for New Members

December 29, 2015

The Dirt Club, a Franklin County 4H group that meets at Ray Family Farms, will have open enrollment in January and February 2016. The 4H is for children ages 5-17 as of January 1, 2016. Each […]




RMRRM Joins Rocky Mount 2015 Christmas Parade

December 23, 2015

Released by Joyce Edwards Dantzler The Rocky Mount Railroad Museum (RMRRM) joined in the local Christmas spirit by taking part, along with the other hundred plus participants, in the Rocky Mount Annual Christmas Parade on […]




Outdoor Live Nativity Performing in Knightdale

December 19, 2015

An outdoor drama will bring the Nativity to life just in time for Christmas. The “Behold The Lamb” Drama begins December 21, 2015, and runs each night through Christmas Eve, December 24. Watching the Live Nativity […]




BTW Community Center Hosts Holiday Activities

December 19, 2015

Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman Children ages four to 12 are invited to the Booker T. Washington Community Center (BTW) for holiday fun. The free festivities begin Monday, December 21, 2015, with arts and crafts. According to […]




Zebulon NC Church Holds Special Christmas Events

December 18, 2015

Wakefield Central Baptist Church invites the community to their two upcoming special services: the Christmas Cantata and their Christmas Eve service. The Chancel Choir Christmas Cantata, will take place on December 20, 2015, starting at […]




Classic Holiday Film Showing in Wilson

December 18, 2015

Watch the film, It’s A Wonderful Life, in Technicolor at a special showing in Wilson NC. Make it a holiday tradition and see it on the big screen again! The It’s A Wonderful Life movie […]




Playhouse of Wilson Auditions Announced

December 18, 2015

Contributed by Kathy and Steve Witchey Auditions for  the play, Death of a Salesman, are planned for January 18-19, 2016. Local actors are invited to these open auditions. Death of a Salesman has a cast of […]




Business Registration Open for Wilson Spring EXPO

December 16, 2015

Contributed by Rebecca S. Tew The Wilson Chamber of Commerce is ramping up now for their annual Spring EXPO 2016. Over 100 businesses will showcase their products and services to Wilson and surrounding communities. The […]




Artists Gather for Lab, Equity Theatre Discussion

December 14, 2015

Director and Voice Coach Ray Shell is starting the Total Artist in Production (TAIP) Lab, with an eye toward building an Equity theatre company in Wilson NC. The first TAIP LAB is December 17, 2015.  This initial Lab will be at […]




Bunn High in Championship Game Tonight

December 12, 2015

Tonight is the night! The Varsity Football team from Bunn High School is playing in the 2AA State Championship at Carter-Finley Stadium. Tonight, December 12, 2015, Bunn’s Wildcats will take the field for the 8:05pm […]




Pechmann Center Offers Winter Fly-Fishing Clinics

December 11, 2015

The NC Wildlife Resources Commission is offering fly-fishing clinics this winter at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center for novice anglers, intermediate anglers and Boy Scouts who want to earn their Fly-Fishing Merit Badge. […]




Knightdale Shop with a Cop Begins

December 10, 2015

Contributed by Brian Bowman, Town of Knightdale Knightdale Police Officers will make the holidays brighter for 10 local families this month during their annual “Shop with a Cop” initiative. Every year, the officers raise money […]




Latest Arts Center Exhibit to End this Sunday

December 10, 2015

Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman This Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015, will mark the last day for the exhibit, “Color in Freedom.” You are encouraged to visit the Maria V. Howard Arts Center to see the exhibition that […]




Arts Council Pulls off Two Events in One Week

December 10, 2015

Art Stroll and Christmas at Home Show Contributed by Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council The highlight of Franklin County Arts Council’s Art Stroll last Thursday night was the announcing of their 2015 Artist […]




Christmas in the Town of Spring Hope

December 9, 2015

Contributed by Jan Mills The Town of Spring Hope is gearing up for the second annual Old Fashioned Christmas in Spring Hope. This event is organized by the Spring Hope Area Chamber of Commerce with the support of churches in […]




Snack Bag Ministry Active in Rocky Mount

December 9, 2015

By Kay Whatley, Editor The Snack Bag Ministry offers nourishment to the needy in our community. This ministry plays a vital role in the survival of some of our community’s most vulnerable people. The snack bags are distributed from […]




Daily Meals at Wilson Soup Kitchen

December 9, 2015

Contributed by Linda Connor  Community Soup Kitchen in Wilson provides a hot meal, around midday, to anyone who is hungry. Meals are served each week, Monday through Friday, 10:30-11:30am, except on major holidays. They will be closed Christmas Eve and […]




13th Annual “Turning on the Lights” in Tarboro

December 9, 2015

Set your sights on Christmas lights! Please join the community for a night full of fun on December 12, 2015, starting at 6pm. There will be live entertainment by Christian Artist, Richard Simmons, food from Ted Williamson Food Truck, and free […]




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