Strong Storms, Tornadoes Impact NC Piedmont Counties

May 25, 2017

By Ford Porter, nc.gov Severe storms and tornadoes swept through North Carolina late Wednesday evening, damaging homes, toppling trees, closing roads and knocking out power to several Piedmont communities. “We’re extremely fortunate that there were no life-threatening […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — May 24-28

May 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 […]




“Homeplace Under Fire” Showcases Farm Advocates

May 19, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor Driving to the Bryan Center at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, yesterday for the film screening of Homeplace Under Fire, I passed farms along the way. An “Eggs for Sale” sign caught my eye, […]




NC Farmers Should Prepare for Hurricane Season

May 17, 2017

By Brian Long, NCDA&CS Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler’s annual plea for farmers to prepare for hurricane season is especially poignant this year, considering many are still recovering from Hurricane Matthew. “Hurricane Matthew is a painfully […]




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 […]




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 […]




A Murderous Comedy Plays Central NC

April 25, 2017

Broadway’s Joe DiPietro’s “Art Of Murder” Lands Center Stage at The Barn By Nate Alston, barndinner.com Spring has sprung at the country’s longest running dinner theatre and with it comes a suspenseful nail-biter! The Barn Dinner […]




North Carolinians Urged to Be Careful of Flooding

April 25, 2017

Major Flooding, Evacuations Possible in Tarboro, Windsor, Greenville as Rivers Crest By Ford Porter, nc.gov Following unusually heavy rains across the state, the Governor is urging North Carolinians to watch for flooding in low-lying areas, avoid […]




Top Ten Results Released for 2017 Carolina Cup

April 25, 2017

Annabel Anderson of New Zealand Earns 5th Carolina Cup, Titouan Puyo of France Repeats in Men’s Division By Mark Schmidt (Wrightsville Beach Paddle Club) and Robert Butler (www.RBButler.com) “Winning once is hard, performing and winning consistently […]




National Volunteer Week in NC is Apr. 23-29

April 23, 2017

North Carolinians Encouraged to Get Involved in Local Communities By Ford Porter, nc.gov Governor Roy Cooper has declared April 23-29, 2017, National Volunteer Week in North Carolina. “Every North Carolinian can play a role in improving […]




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