Louisburg NC Gallery Opening is May 19

May 11, 2017

By Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council Folks downtown in Louisburg, North Carolina, have probably noticed some activity going on at 111 N Main Street as Franklin County Arts Council prepares the space for the […]




IEN Response to Reports of Dakota Access Pipeline Leaks

May 11, 2017

By Jade Begay (ienearth.org) and Nina Smith (megaphonestrategies.com) On May 10, 2017, the Indigenous Environmental Network is responding to reports that the Dakota Access Pipeline experienced its first spill at a pumping station near Crandon, South Dakota, […]




2017 Juneteenth Celebrations Planned Across North Carolina

May 10, 2017

Across the state, Juneteenth commemorative events are being planned. Community gatherings include music, speakers, vendors, food, and family activities. Juneteenth, a combination of June and nineteenth, commemorates June 19, 1865, when news of the abolition […]




May Programs and Services at Knightdale NC Library

May 10, 2017

By Brandy L. Hamilton, East Regional Library For May, East Regional Library offers services and age-appropriate programs. Get job assistance or attend an event at the East Regional Library, part of the Wake County Public Libraries system, is […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — May 10-14

May 8, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range […]




Free Small Business Seminars at NashCC in May 2017

May 8, 2017

By Jo Anne Cooper, Nashville Chamber of Commerce A reminder that Nash Community College (NashCC) offers free Small Business Seminars throughout the year, with several coming up this Spring. The seminars listed below are held at the community […]




Henderson NC Author Releases a Fourth Book

May 2, 2017

North Carolina-based author RJ McCarthy has just released a new crime novel, Where Seldom is Heard, a fourth for the writer. Departing from his previous novels in his Tony Quarry/ Carolina Mystery series, Where Seldom […]




Knightdale Chamber’s Business Expo is June 15

May 1, 2017

By Patrice Bayyan, knightdalechamber.org The Knightdale Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual Business Expo, offering area businesses a chance to showcase and promote their products and services. Connect with other local businesses and the public […]




Film Fest a Success

May 1, 2017

By Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council The Franklin County Third Annual Film Festival, sponsored by Franklin County Arts Council and Franklin County North Carolina International Film Festival (NCISAFF) was another hit with a full house […]




Taylorsville Apple Blossom Festival is May 6

May 1, 2017

By Gina Kay Honosky, Taylorsville Apple Festival, Inc. All are invited to come out to the second-annual Taylorsville Apple Blossom Festival in the streets of downtown Taylorsville NC on May 6, 2017, 9am-5pm. The downtown area […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — May 3-7

May 1, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range […]




Pipeline Would Require Extensive Mountaintop Removal

May 1, 2017

New Research Exposes How Dominion’s Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) Would Decapitate 38 Miles of Ridgelines in Virginia and West Virginia By Denise Robbins (chesapeakeclimate.org), Anne Havemann (chesapeakeclimate.org), and Joyce Burton (Friends of Nelson) A briefing paper released today […]




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