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 […]




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 […]




NC Sea Grant, Reserve Select 2017 Fellow Robert Snowden

March 8, 2017

By John Fear and E-Ching Lee, NCSU Robert Snowden is the 2017 North Carolina Coastal Reserve Fellow. This opportunity is jointly funded by North Carolina Sea Grant and the NC Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve Program. Snowden […]




March 5-11 is Severe Weather Preparedness Week

March 5, 2017

By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount Rocky Mount Emergency Management officials urge city residents to prepare for severe weather that may occur with little to no warning this spring. March 5-11, 2017, is Severe Weather […]




NC Tomato Growers Plan Referendum in March 2017

February 18, 2017

By Jack Ruff, NCDA&CS On February 16, 2017, it was announced that the NC Tomato Growers Association will conduct a statewide referendum in March to continue the $20 per acre assessment on harvested commercial tomatoes. […]




Rewards Offered for Information on Four NC Cases

February 18, 2017

The State of North Carolina, by way of the Governor’s Office, has announced rewards being offered for leads in law enforcement cases across the state. Releases cover Halifax, Johnston, Durham, and Surry county events. Contact information […]




Lowe’s Announces Full-time Jobs in Wilkesboro NC

February 18, 2017

Lowe’s Hiring More Than 1,700 US Employees To Provide Personalized Customer Support, with Full-time roles Based in Indianapolis IN, Albuquerque NM, and Wilkesboro NC By Ashley Glasser and Sarah Lively, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Each week, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. […]




Organic, Livestock Focuses of Mount Olive NC Conference

February 6, 2017

The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) is holding a conference for NC farmers and growers. The Organic Commodities and Livestock Conference: A Training Event for Commercial-Scale Growers is scheduled for March 6, 2017. The conference includes presentations […]




Writers Groups Abound Across North Carolina

February 5, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor Active writing groups provide authors and want-to-be authors with networking and guidance. Groups listed below are actively meeting as of February 2017, and are located in North Carolina. While there are […]




NC Play “The Kitchen Witches” Stirs Up A Hilarious Brew

February 1, 2017

By Nate Alston, barndinner.com Kicking off The Barn Dinner Theatre’s 53rd season is the outrageously funny comedy, The Kitchen Witches. Written by Canadian playwright, Caroline Smith and directed by resident director, Matthew C. Bradshaw, The Kitchen Witches […]




Wounded Veterans Glide Over Blowing Rock Slopes

February 1, 2017

Wounded Warrior Project Veterans Connect with Their Children at Family Event By Rob Louiswoundedwarriorproject.org Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) veterans and their families recently took to the slopes for a day of skiing and snowboarding in Blowing Rock, […]




UNCW Hosts DocuTime Film Festival on Feb. 4

January 27, 2017

WHQR 91.3fm and 92.7fm Public Radio and UNCW Department of Film Studies present the 14th annual DocuTime Film Festival By Paula Lee Haller and Mary Bradley (WHQR) Saturday, February 4th marks Wilmington’s 14th annual DocuTime one-day documentary film […]




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