Call for Distinguished Citizen Nominations

February 7, 2016

Contributed by Jo Anne Cooper, Nashville Chamber of Commerce The Nashville Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for this year’s Distinguished Citizen of the Year Award. If you know of someone who has given back […]




Nashville Chamber Holds Shrimp Boil Fundraiser

February 5, 2016

Contributed by Jo Anne Cooper, Nashville Chamber of Commerce Announcing the 2nd Annual Nashville Chamber Shrimp Boil on March 24, 2016, 7-10pm, at Nash Community College’s Brown Auditorium, 522 N Old Carriage Road, in Rocky […]




Adult, Young Adult and Teen Programs at Braswell

February 5, 2016

Braswell Memorial Library is located at 727 N Grace Street, in Rocky Mount. For information on the young adult or teen (YA/T) programs, contact Scott Houston at 252.442.1951 x.257. For information on adult programs, contact […]




FCAC Plans a Lively February

February 5, 2016

Contributed by Donna Campbell Smith Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) is holding a variety of events during February. Each week brings a new opportunity to participate, learn, or enjoy local art and artists. February 6 […]




Annual Heart Strings Valentine’s Day Dinner in Bunn NC

February 3, 2016

Common Grounds Coffee & Music House’s second annual Valentines Day dinner is taking reservations. Planned for February 14, 2016, the evening includes special music, a catered dinner, and a romantic time. A popular event last year, this Second Annual […]




Bunn Coffee House Offers Children’s Tea

January 30, 2016

“A Tea with Snow White” Common Grounds Coffee & Music House is hosting a special children’s tea party January 30, 2016, from 1pm until 3pm. This is no mere pretend Tea Party. This is the real deal. […]




Bunn Fun Day Seeking Sponsors

January 29, 2016

Second Annual Event Offers Local Businesses Sponsorship Opportunities By Kay Whatley and Sherry Mercer  The Town of Bunn is bringing back their Bunn Fun Day for a second time. The family-friendly event offers residents and visitors […]




The NASH Seeking Help with Easter Preparations

January 19, 2016

2016 Easter Food Box Drive Released by Nash County Aging Department The Nash County Senior Center is in need of assistance and participation in the third Annual Easter Food Box Drive. The purpose of this program is to collect and […]




Coloring for Adults & Teens at Braswell

January 15, 2016

Contributed by Joetta L Pittman, MLS It’s showing up everywhere, and now it’s here: the Braswell Memorial Library’s Adult and Teen Coloring Club. Club meetings begin January 23, 2016. The news is peppered lately with […]




Paramount Theatre Showing Selma on MLK Day

January 15, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor As part of its Paramount Movie Nights series, the Paramount Theatre in Goldsboro will show the film, Selma. The film is scheduled for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which is Monday, […]




Beekeeping Short Course Offered by Extension

January 15, 2016

Released by Colby Griffin, Extension Agent The Coastal Plains Beekeeping Chapter, in conjunction with the NC State Beekeepers Association and NC Cooperative Extension are offering a beginning beekeeping short course. Starting February 23, 2016. the […]




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 […]




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