Bunn Fun Day Returns on April 22

January 21, 2017

The third-annual Bunn Fun Day planning is underway. Currently, the organizers are seeking sponsors and vendors. Space is available for approximately 30 vendors; eight have signed on and spaces are expected to fill quickly. Sponsorships provide […]




Raleigh Tea Room Hosts British Consulate’s High Tea

January 19, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor Representatives of the British Consulate visited Raleigh, North Carolina, on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, and took the time to have tea with local British nationals. This “Tea with the British Consulate” drew dozens […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — January 19-22

January 18, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list covers events from the North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. In addition to […]




MLK Oratorical Competition postponed

January 6, 2017

By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount Due to expected inclement weather, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission and the city of Rocky Mount have postponed Saturday’s scheduled MLK Oratorical Competition. According to Archie Jones, […]




Share the Dream Talent Show Adds Film Screening

January 4, 2017

The eighth-annual Share the Dream Talent Show is Saturday, January 14, 2017, starting at 6pm. It includes talent, a fashion show, Community Spirit Awards, vendors, and more. This annual local-talent show will be in the Edna Boykin Cultural Center, […]




$135,000 Grant to Aid Eastern NC Healthcare Clinics

December 30, 2016

NC Association of Free & Charitable Clinics awarded $135,000 grant to aid in Hurricane Matthew recovery at Eastern NC healthcare clinics Grant will help clinics return to full strength in serving the uninsured By Randy […]




January Teen Programs Announced by Rocky Mount NC Library

December 30, 2016

By Scott Houston, Braswell-Library.org Below are the upcoming Teen Programs. Unless otherwise noted, the location is Braswell Memorial Library, 727 N Grace Street, Rocky Mount, North Carolina.   Keva: Impossible Build Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 5-7pm Meeting in […]




FastMed Urgent Care Opens in Zebulon NC

December 29, 2016

By Sami Elbadramany, fastmed.com FastMed Urgent Care opened a new walk-in clinic December 28, 2016, in Zebulon, North Carolina, further cementing its position as the nation’s fastest-growing and largest urgent care provider in North Carolina. The […]




Imperial Centre Closing Dates and Upcoming Exhibits

December 29, 2016

By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount NC The Maria V. Howard Arts Center and the Children’s Museum and Science Center will close January 1-28, 2017, for maintenance and an exhibit changeover. The Imperial Centre for […]




“I Dream” Concerts Headed to Rocky Mount NC

December 28, 2016

By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount Rocky Mount’s rich history as part of the Civil Rights movement has garnered nationwide attention in the last few years. With North Carolina State University’s Dr. Jason Miller’s restoration […]




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