Cargo Transporters Hiring for New Rocky Mount Terminal

August 11, 2016

Released by Shelley Mundy, Cargo Transporters, Inc. Cargo Transporters, Inc., based in Claremont, North Carolina, has announced the start-up of operations at the company’s new property in Rocky Mount NC. Construction on the $6 million terminal […]

Planet-friendly Fashion Show Selling Out Fast

August 10, 2016

The Redress Fashion Show organizers announced August 10, 2016, that their Raleigh fashion show tickets are 75% sold. To come and watch the show, people are urged to get tickets now for this eco-conscious event. The annual Redress Fashion […]

City Warns Customers of Recent Scam in Rocky Mount NC

August 10, 2016

Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount The city of Rocky Mount urges utility customers to be cautious of a recent scam. Some citizens have contacted the Rocky Mount Police department regarding a couple impersonating […]

Agency on Aging Announces Short Story Winners

August 9, 2016

Reflecting Back on Older Americans Month 2016 with “Blaze a Trail” Released by Kendra Dixon, UCPCOG In honor of Older Americans Month, the Area Agency on Aging chose to show their appreciation by holding a […]

Food Programs Help Families Afford Fresh Produce

August 8, 2016

Seattle’s Fresh Bucks Rx program was announced July 22, 2016.  This program helps make farmers market produce more affordable by stretching government food benefits for food-insecure families. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) uses the “Supplemental […]

Knightdale’s 2nd Annual Dogtoberfest Seeking Vendors, Sponsors

August 8, 2016

Contributed by Megan Thornton, Recreation Program Supervisor, Town of Knightdale Dogtoberfest returns on October 22, 2016, noon-3pm, at Knightdale’s Ashley Wilder Dog Park. Organizers are accepting vendor and sponsor applications now. The event is scheduled for Ashley Wilder […]

Edgecombe Arts “Beats & Beer” Coming up August 27

August 8, 2016

Edgecombe Arts is holding the upcoming “Beats & Beers” event at the Blount-Bridgers House on August 27, 2016. Stop by the Blount-Bridgers House for a night of music with Backyard Groove, food trucks, beer, wine, soft drinks, and more. […]

Knightdale Chamber Group “Ribbon Cutting” on August 9

August 6, 2016

The Knightdale Chamber of Commerce is holding its first 2016 “Red Ribbon Showcase” —  a group ribbon-cutting ceremony for new Chamber members. As many as eight local businesses may participate in this gathering. Members and the public are invited […]

Pokémon Go to Remain in Rocky Mount City Parks

August 2, 2016

Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount NC The city of Rocky Mount advised the public last week about the intention to request the removal of 134 city-owned facilities, including parks, from the popular game, […]

Nashville NC 5K Seeking Participants, Sponsors

August 1, 2016

Nashville Elementary and the Town of Nashville are partnering to host a 5K — with a hometown feel.  This race is presented by local sponsors working with Nashville Elementary school to raise money for a new playground. […]

NC Workshop Takes Writers on the Road to Getting Published

August 1, 2016

Donna Campbell Smith, a North Carolina-based author of ten published books, is presenting a Writers Publishing Workshop entitled, “The Road to Getting Published,” organized by the Vance-Granville Community College (VGCC). The workshop begins September 12, 2016, and runs through November […]

Latch-on Counters Breastfeeding Taboo, Educates Mothers

July 31, 2016

The Global Big Latch On takes place at pre-scheduled locations around the world. Mothers gather to breastfeed and support each other. Friends, family, and community members are invited to join these support events, scheduled for August 5 […]

Chapel Hill Creamery Recalls Cheese Products

July 29, 2016

Released by Portia McKnight, Chapel Hill Creamery in Chapel Hill, NC, has announced a voluntary recall of all Chapel Hill Creamery cheese products because of a potential association with an outbreak of Salmonella infections. Health officials […]

Red Cross Holding Durham Open House on August 3

July 28, 2016

The Red Cross is holding an Open House. The Durham NC event will cover available volunteer opportunities in the Central North Carolina Chapter. The Red Cross Open House is August 3, 2016, 4-7pm. The gathering is in Building […]

Meet Nash-Edgecombe Area Authors at Braswell Library

July 28, 2016

Braswell Memorial Library is holding an “Authors in August” event on August 13, 2016, 10am-5pm. Local authors from the Twin Counties will present their books. Books will be available for purchase, and authors will be signing their […]

Eastern NC Libraries Offer Adult Events in August

July 27, 2016

Upcoming adult events near Wilson, Rocky Mount, and surrounding cities, are listed below by location. If you know of a library event we’ve missed, email the Editor. Braswell Memorial Library’s August 2016 Adult Programs This library […]

Rocky Mount NC Seeks Address Removal from Pokémon Go

July 27, 2016

**UPDATE issued July 27, 2016 ** City Takes Preventative Measures and Requests Removal of All City-owned Addresses from Pokémon Go Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman As Pokémon Go continues to grow in popularity, so do accidents caused […]

National Night Out Continues to Grow

July 26, 2016

Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman Twenty Rocky Mount area communities have registered to host various events for the nation’s annual National Night Out, surpassing last year’s total. The August 2, 2016, event encourages various communities to host individual […]

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