FCAC Issues A Call to Writers and Artists

March 27, 2017

By Donna Campbell Smith, FCAC The Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) is offering two opportunities for writers and artists. Submissions are being accepted for the annual County Lines: A Literary Journal and for the Writers’ Guild’s […]




Donkey Management is Not the Same

March 27, 2017

By Donna Campbell Smith On the way to lunch with a friend, I passed four pastures with a donkey. Two were with horses, one with goats and one with cattle. More and more folks are […]




Wilson County NC Library Events for April 2017

March 24, 2017

By Will Robinson, Wilson County Public Library Wilson County Public library has released a list of upcoming programs offered to the public this April. The library system is online at www1.youseemore.com/wilsoncountypl. Main Library Children’s Early Literacy Programs continue at the […]




Student-Built Robots Compete in Robotics Competition

March 24, 2017

By Jeannette Owens (NASA Glenn Research Center), Katherine Brown (NASA HQ), and William Jeffs (Johnson Space Center) Over 1,500 high school students from Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia will compete in the 16th […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — March 23-26

March 22, 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 […]




NC Agritourism Farms Offer Various Activities for Spring

March 21, 2017

Activities Planned at Farms in Alamance, Beaufort, Buncombe, Chatham, Cleveland, Columbus, Johnston, Lincoln, Orange, Person, Polk, Randolph, Sampson, Stokes, Union, and Wilkes counties By Annie Baggett, NCDA&CS From Easter egg hunts and Mother’s Day events to […]




Carolina Cup joins World Standup Paddleboard Tour

March 21, 2017

By Mark Schmidt (Wrightsville Beach Paddle Club) West Marine Carolina Cup, the world’s largest gathering of professional and amateur standup paddleboard athletes, has added the World Paddle Association’s World SUP Tour in 2017. The World […]




35 North Carolina Farms on the Piedmont Farm Tour

March 19, 2017

Connect with the Source of Your Food on the 22nd Annual Piedmont Farm Tour By Leah Joyner, carolinafarmstewards.org The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) and Weaver Street Market are opening the barn doors on 35 sustainable […]




Pizzas, Burritos Recalled Due to Contaminants

March 17, 2017

Two separate recalls this week affect processed foods with potential contamination. The first, included below, is for frozen pizza with potential Listeria contamination. The second, at the end, is for frozen burritos with potential hard […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — March 16-19

March 14, 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 […]




Auditions in Wilson NC for Musical on March 20-21

March 11, 2017

By Steve Witchey Playhouse Community Theatre is holding Auditions for “9 to 5, The Musical” on March 20-21, 2017, starting at 6:30pm and running until 9pm. The auditions are scheduled at the Arts Council of Wilson’s Grand […]




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