NCDA&CS Awards Specialty-crop Block Grants

November 16, 2016

Grants Selected will Support Agricultural Research, Marketing By Sarah Pearce, NCDA&CS Specialty Crop Block Grant Program The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services awarded 11 federally funded specialty-crop block grants for 2016, covering agricultural […]




Knightdale Firemen Assist in NC Wildfire Efforts

November 15, 2016

By Jonas Silver, Town of Knightdale NC On Saturday, November 12, 2016, at 3pm, the North Carolina State Emergency Operations Center put out an immediate request for 100 FEMA Type I Engine Companies and Brush […]




Buy NC Pecans for Your Holiday Cooking

November 10, 2016

NCDA&CS Encourages Consumers to Support North Carolina Pecan Growers This Holiday Season By Dexter Hill, NCDA&CS November is Pecan Month in North Carolina, which usually signifies the busiest time of year for growers ahead of the […]




Old Fashioned Christmas Coming Up in Taylorsville NC

November 6, 2016

By Gina Kay Honosky, Taylorsville Apple Festival, Inc. Get ready for three days of shopping and getting into the holiday spirit with the second annual Old Fashioned Christmas event in Taylorsville, North Carolina (Alexander County). Old Fashioned Christmas is […]




Flotilla, Fireworks, and Airlie Gardens Launch Carolina Holidays

November 4, 2016

Released by Janine Powell (Enchanted Airlie), Linda Brown (North Carolina Holiday Flotilla), and Robert B Butler (NCPressRelease.org) Thanksgiving week, known as flotilla week in Wrightsville Beach, will launch the Carolina holiday season with two long-running traditions, both distinguished as […]




Biltmore Towering Christmas Tree Arrives

November 4, 2016

Released by LeeAnn Donnelly, The Biltmore Company When a 34-foot-tall Fraser fir tree is brought into Biltmore House – America’s Largest Home – it’s a sure sign that Christmas is just around the corner. This […]




First NC industrial Hemp Commission Draws Crowd

November 2, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor The first NC industrial Hemp Commission (NCIHC) meeting was held at the state fairgrounds on November 1, 2016, at 2pm. In addition to the newly appointed Commissioners was Mr. Troxler, a […]




Cucalorus Film Festival Full Schedule Released

October 28, 2016

Features World Premieres, Indie Favorites, and Innovative Speakers By Becca Ederer, Cucalorus Film Festival The 22nd annual Cucalorus Film Festival and Connect Conference takes over the historic streets of downtown Wilmington NC, November 9-13, 2016, for a weekend […]




Seeking a Pet Lost in Hurricane Matthew?

October 23, 2016

NC Department of Public Safety Advises You to Check with Your Local Animal Shelter State officials are advising people trying to recover pets they lost in Hurricane Matthew to visit their county’s animal shelter. Hundreds […]




Hickory NC Venue Opening A Winter Farmers Market

October 19, 2016

By Natalie Stachon, Carolina Moon Hospitality The Crossing at Hollar Mill is delighted to announce the first annual Winter Farmers Market! The concept of this market began a few years ago when Sarah Wood and Robert […]




Mid-Currituck Bridge Delayed

October 17, 2016

New Traffic Forecasts Show Bridge Is Not Needed By Kym Hunter, Southern Environmental Law Center The schedule for constructing the controversial Mid-Currituck Bridge—an expensive and environmentally destructive seven mile toll-bridge that would connect the Outer Banks […]




Hickory NC Mall Holding Holiday Market

October 9, 2016

Released by Natalie Stachon, carolinamoonhospitality.com Wrap up your holiday shopping at the third annual Gifts. Well Crafted Holiday Market on Saturday, December 3, 2016! Shop local and shop small at The Crossing at Hollar Mill, 9am-3pm. The […]




NC Electric Cooperatives Begin To See Outages

October 8, 2016

– Electric cooperatives beginning to experience outages (2,900 at 10am) in inland and coastal southern counties. – Crews are staged and additional crews from western North Carolina and Virginia have moved in to help. – Please […]




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