Eastern NC Business Events and Networking Oct. 2017

September 24, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor Area Chambers of Commerce, business groups, and local businesses/organizations hold educational events and provide free business training or networking opportunities. Note that regular Chamber member meetings or semi-closed leads groups, are […]

Eastern NC Vendor Opportunities Oct-Nov 2017

September 23, 2017

Events listed below include vendor opportunities; events may be added as they come to the attention of our editor. To become a vendor at any of these events, see the included links to the organizers […]

Things We Did: Raleigh Greek Festival 2017

September 10, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor On September 8, 2017, my sister, daughter, and I returned to the Raleigh Greek Festival for the second year in a row.  The festival was in its 36th year of bringing […]

Movie Review: “It” at the Drive-in

September 10, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor The It movie trailer made this 2017 movie look scary. Seeing the film, I thought It was medium-scary. It was so creepy, though, that It made my skin crawl. Seeing it at […]

Rocky Mount promotes September as Preparedness Month

September 6, 2017

Residents Urged to Be Aware and Prepare By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount NC Governor Roy Cooper proclaimed September as North Carolina Preparedness Month, which coincides with National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the US […]

Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Sept 7-10

September 6, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond (Inner Coastal Plains / Five County area of Eastern NC). Piedmont and […]

Lidl Grocery in Wilson NC: An Interesting Store

September 3, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor The German grocery store chain, Lidl, opened stores across North Carolina this year. Once of the stores is located in Wilson NC along Raleigh Road Parkway. The store is designed to […]

Eastern NC Halloween Attractions and Farm Fun

September 2, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor These attractions and farm activities are ordered by town name. Ticket information and 2017 pricing may be found by following links, which are provided for attractions. In addition to the ongoing […]

Rocky Mount NC Library Offerings for Fall 2017

August 31, 2017

Braswell Memorial Library, located at 727 N Grace Street, Rocky Mount NC, offers programs for adults and teens alongside SCORE programs for business. Check out the programs scheduled for Fall 2017. The library is online at braswell-library.libguides.com. Programs for […]

Five-County Area Chamber/Business Events in Sept. 2017

August 31, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor Area Chambers of Commerce, business groups, and local businesses/organizations hold educational events and provide free business training and networking. Note that regular Chamber member meetings or semi-closed leads groups, are not […]

Town Of Stantonsburg NC Bicentennial Celebration on Sept. 16

August 28, 2017

The Stantonsburg Bicentennial Festival is scheduled for September 15-16, 2017, starting at 10am, with activities continuing through 5pm. This family-oriented event will be held at the Town Park, located at Macon Avenue and Main Street, in Stantonsburg, North Carolina. […]

NC Industrial Hemp Commission to Meet Aug. 30

August 25, 2017

The North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission will hold a public meeting via telephone conference call to review and approve research pilot program applications. The meeting is Wednesday, August 30, 2017, starting at 8am. The meeting will […]

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