Free Screening of Alzheimer’s Film Scheduled

May 19, 2016

Screening of Alive Inside Scheduled for Fayetteville NC Released by Pat Wright and Jan Johnson, GroundSwellPictures.com MoonShadow Film Society announced today that there will be a free screening of the multi award-winning film, Alive Inside, on June 7, […]

Pesticide Exposure May Be ALS Risk Factor

May 19, 2016

Released by Haley Otman, umich.edu New research shows environmental pollutants could affect the chances a person will develop amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. There is no cure for this rapidly progressive motor neuron disease, also known […]

Fayetteville Venues Announced for Film Festival

May 18, 2016

Four Venues Planned for the Inaugural Indigo Moon Film Festival Released by Pat Wright and Jan Johnson, Ground Swell Pictures The Indigo Moon Film Festival (IMFF) announced today that four venues in Historic downtown Fayetteville NC will show […]

Charlotte-based Company Holding Renovation Contest

May 17, 2016

National Gypsum’s PURPLE-TO-PERFECT Contest Offers Homeowners Chance To Win Media Room, Bathroom or Garage Renovation by TV Host and Designer Anitra Mecadon Released by Stephen Hass, lgapr.com Highly charismatic TV personality and award-winning interior designer Anitra […]

In-ear Translator Breaks Down Language Barriers

May 17, 2016

Like the “Babelfish” in Douglas Adams’ Iconic Books, the Pilot Earpiece Translates While You Listen Language will No Longer be a Barrier to Communication By Kay Whatley, Editor Waverly Labs’ “Pilot” in-ear translator means a conversation between […]

Hatchlings Give Hope for Endangered Songbird’s Survival

May 17, 2016

Released by JoAnn Adkins, fiu.edu The first captive-bred Florida Grasshopper Sparrow hatched last week under the care of researchers with the Florida International University (FIU) Tropical Conservation Institute. One of the world’s most endangered birds, the Florida Grasshopper Sparrow […]

The Human-Animal Connection Works for Stuttering

May 17, 2016

Released by Greg Wilson, curleycompany.com via PR Newswire “From the Mayo Clinic to Emory University to our friends at Pet Partners®,there is growing interest in the important connection between human health and animals,” said Jane Fraser, […]

Virginia Needs Help Identifying Victims

May 17, 2016

Chief Medical Examiner Seeks Public’s Help to Identify Skeletal Remains Facial Models of Individuals Shown in Hopes of Closing Cold Cases Released by Matthew LiPani, Central Region Public Information Officer In January 2016, the Richmond VA […]

Mobile Hotel to Debut in Minneapolis

May 17, 2016

Alchemy’s “LIGHTHOUSE” Premiers at the Minneapolis Institute of Art Event Released by Geoffrey Warner, weehouse.com The LIGHTHOUSE, designed by Geoffrey Warner and built with a team of University of Minnesota students and Alchemy, makes its premier at the Minneapolis Institute […]

Eastern NC Farmers Need Your Support

May 17, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor Local farmers need support from their communities to survive, or thrive. Shopping at a farmers market near you helps to get money into the hands of farmers — helping them each take care […]

Free Aetna Dental Card for NC Residents

May 17, 2016

North Carolina Drug Card to Offer Dental Plan to State Residents to Promote Rx Awareness Week Released by Michael Walker, Regional Manager, North Carolina Drug Card All North Carolinians will have the opportunity to download […]

Denver’s Five Points Jazz Festival Returns May 21

May 16, 2016

The annual Five Points Jazz Festival returns with bands and performances at multiple venues around Denver’s Five Points area. Admission is free for this one-day event, May 21, 2016. The free festival takes place the third […]

4-H Support Leads to More Community Good

May 16, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor Raffle tickets sold to raise funds for a Louisburg NC 4-H Club ended up being a boon for a local food bank, when the raffle winner gave her winnings to Franklin Feeds. […]

Have Afternoon Tea with Artist Alma Burke

May 16, 2016

By Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council Alma Burke will be the featured artist at Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) Back Galley for an afternoon tea May 21, 2016, 3-5pm. Burke’s art will be on display, and she will […]

Bat Protection Sought by Wildlife Activists

May 16, 2016

Defenders of Wildlife Demands Endangered Species Protection for Bats Released by Haley McKey, defenders.org Defenders of Wildlife filed suit May 12, 2016, against the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) for denying the northern long-eared bat full […]

NC Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 15–21

May 15, 2016

Preparation Tips a Good Idea for All NC Residents, Regardless of Location Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount NC Emergency Management officials from Rocky Mount urge residents to plan now for hurricane season by […]

301 Endless Yard Sale Scheduled for June 17-18

May 14, 2016

Sale Lengthens Again for Its Fourth Year By Kay Whatley, Editor The Fourth Annual “301 Endless Yard Sale” will take place June 17-18, 2016. Johnston County, site of the first US 301 Endless Yard Sale has invited its neighbors along US 301 from […]

Hundreds Protest Federal Fracking Auction in Colorado

May 13, 2016

In ‘Break Free From Fossil Fuels’ Protest, Colorado Tells President Obama to ‘Keep It in the Ground’ Released by Valerie Love (Center for Biological Diversity), Jason Schwartz (Greenpeace), and Virali Modi-Parekh (Rainforest Action Network) Hundreds […]

Industrial Hemp Funding Goal Reached in NC

May 13, 2016

Initial Commission Funding Complete! On to the Next Step Toward Growing in North Carolina. Released by the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association The NCIHA saw the next step to hemp production in NC sprout Wednesday when […]

Piedmont Company Sources NC-made Products

May 13, 2016

Experience a Carolina Summer with Carolina Monthly’s Seasonal Box — “Buy Local” For the past year, Carolina Monthly has been shipping monthly boxes of goods exclusively made in North Carolina to subscribers across the United […]

New Tech Proposals Chosen by NASA

May 13, 2016

From ‘Magnetoshells’ to Growable Habitats, NASA Invests in Next Stage of Visionary Technology Development Released by Gina Anderson (NASA), with Karen Northon (Editor) NASA has selected eight technology proposals for investment that have the potential to […]

Rescued Dog Tour Raising Adoption Awareness

May 13, 2016

A Formerly Homeless Dog, His Adopted Human Owner and a Big Huge Tour Bus are Raising Awareness for Rescue Dogs and Free Days with George Released by Caroline Galloway (m2mpr.com) and Bethany Weis (webershandwick.com) via […]

Is the Booming Legal Pot Industry a Good Investment?

May 13, 2016

Colorado Firm Says, Yes Released by Kate Bailey, annabelmedia.com The cannabis industry has transformed from an “interesting curiosity” into a booming market. With 30% annual growth and predictions of $6.7 billion in 2016 and $21.8 billion in […]

Knightdale Farmers Market Themed for 2016

May 12, 2016

The Knightdale Farmers Market is opening May 14, 2016, with plans set out through the season for market vendors, themes, and special events. In Knightdale, the Farmers Market is a town-sponsored marketplace for farmers and […]

Rocky Mount Offering Historic Preservation Scavenger Hunt and More

May 12, 2016

Released by Bev Harrelson Ricks, rockymountnc.gov Upcoming events offer Rocky Mount NC residents a chance to participate in historic preservation activities, and enjoy a community festival celebrating Juneteenth. Historic Preservation Scavenger Hunt An Architectural Photo Scavenger Hunt, will […]

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