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 […]




BTW Community Center Hosts Holiday Activities

December 19, 2015

Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman Children ages four to 12 are invited to the Booker T. Washington Community Center (BTW) for holiday fun. The free festivities begin Monday, December 21, 2015, with arts and crafts. According to […]




Zebulon NC Church Holds Special Christmas Events

December 18, 2015

Wakefield Central Baptist Church invites the community to their two upcoming special services: the Christmas Cantata and their Christmas Eve service. The Chancel Choir Christmas Cantata, will take place on December 20, 2015, starting at […]




Classic Holiday Film Showing in Wilson

December 18, 2015

Watch the film, It’s A Wonderful Life, in Technicolor at a special showing in Wilson NC. Make it a holiday tradition and see it on the big screen again! The It’s A Wonderful Life movie […]




Playhouse of Wilson Auditions Announced

December 18, 2015

Contributed by Kathy and Steve Witchey Auditions for  the play, Death of a Salesman, are planned for January 18-19, 2016. Local actors are invited to these open auditions. Death of a Salesman has a cast of […]




Cassini Closes in on Enceladus, One Last Time

December 17, 2015

Released by Preston Dyches, Jet Propulsion Laboratory A thrilling chapter in the exploration of the solar system will soon conclude, as NASA’s Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft makes its final close flyby of the ocean-bearing moon Enceladus. Cassini […]




Climate Change Rapidly Warming World’s Lakes

December 17, 2015

Released by Alan Buis (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Steve Cole (NASA Headquarters), and Eric Sorensen (Washington State University, Pullman) Climate change is rapidly warming lakes around the world, threatening freshwater supplies and ecosystems, according to a new NASA and […]




NC Wildlife Commission to Conduct Nine Public Hearings

December 16, 2015

Released by Jodie B. Owen, ncwildlife.org The NC Wildlife Resources Commission will conduct nine public hearings in January on proposed changes to the state’s wildlife management, game lands and fishing regulations for the 2016-17 seasons. Among […]




Business Registration Open for Wilson Spring EXPO

December 16, 2015

Contributed by Rebecca S. Tew The Wilson Chamber of Commerce is ramping up now for their annual Spring EXPO 2016. Over 100 businesses will showcase their products and services to Wilson and surrounding communities. The […]




Artists Gather for Lab, Equity Theatre Discussion

December 14, 2015

Director and Voice Coach Ray Shell is starting the Total Artist in Production (TAIP) Lab, with an eye toward building an Equity theatre company in Wilson NC. The first TAIP LAB is December 17, 2015.  This initial Lab will be at […]




Denver Receives Funding to Build National Western Center

December 13, 2015

City prepares for decade long project implementation effort  The State of Colorado’s Economic Development Commission (EDC) today voted to approve the National Western Center for $121.5 million in funding through the Regional Tourism Act (RTA). […]




Statement on Paris Final Text

December 13, 2015

Statement from Environmental Defense Fund’s President Fred Krupp Released by Jennifer Andreassen, EDF.org “We have reached a transformative moment in the long struggle to get serious about climate change. The final text of the Paris agreement […]




Bunn High in Championship Game Tonight

December 12, 2015

Tonight is the night! The Varsity Football team from Bunn High School is playing in the 2AA State Championship at Carter-Finley Stadium. Tonight, December 12, 2015, Bunn’s Wildcats will take the field for the 8:05pm […]




Pechmann Center Offers Winter Fly-Fishing Clinics

December 11, 2015

The NC Wildlife Resources Commission is offering fly-fishing clinics this winter at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center for novice anglers, intermediate anglers and Boy Scouts who want to earn their Fly-Fishing Merit Badge. […]




Knightdale Shop with a Cop Begins

December 10, 2015

Contributed by Brian Bowman, Town of Knightdale Knightdale Police Officers will make the holidays brighter for 10 local families this month during their annual “Shop with a Cop” initiative. Every year, the officers raise money […]




Latest Arts Center Exhibit to End this Sunday

December 10, 2015

Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman This Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015, will mark the last day for the exhibit, “Color in Freedom.” You are encouraged to visit the Maria V. Howard Arts Center to see the exhibition that […]




Arts Council Pulls off Two Events in One Week

December 10, 2015

Art Stroll and Christmas at Home Show Contributed by Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council The highlight of Franklin County Arts Council’s Art Stroll last Thursday night was the announcing of their 2015 Artist […]




Christmas in the Town of Spring Hope

December 9, 2015

Contributed by Jan Mills The Town of Spring Hope is gearing up for the second annual Old Fashioned Christmas in Spring Hope. This event is organized by the Spring Hope Area Chamber of Commerce with the support of churches in […]




Snack Bag Ministry Active in Rocky Mount

December 9, 2015

By Kay Whatley, Editor The Snack Bag Ministry offers nourishment to the needy in our community. This ministry plays a vital role in the survival of some of our community’s most vulnerable people. The snack bags are distributed from […]




Are Lice Coming Home with Your Kids?

December 9, 2015

By Kay Whatley, Editor According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “In the United States, infestation with head lice is most common among pre-school children attending child care, elementary schoolchildren, and the household members of infested children.” Well, school […]




Governor McCrory Urges North Carolinians to Prepare for Winter

December 9, 2015

Released by NC Office of the Governor Governor Pat McCrory has declared November 29 through December 5 as Winter Weather Preparedness Week and is urging North Carolinians to update their emergency supplies kits and review emergency plans. “During the past […]




NC Business Offers Emergency Food Options

December 9, 2015

Contributed by John K Carroll, Jr. and Ken Carroll Millions of Americans are affected by natural and man-made disasters every year – now, the question of what to eat when the lights go out has been answered. Asheville NC’s DisasterFoodSupplies.com provides individual […]




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