Ballet Performance Raises Scholarship Funds

May 29, 2016

Stars of American Ballet Theatre perform at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts Event Nets $200,000 for Gillian Murphy Dance Scholarship Honoring One of School’s Most Celebrated Alumni Stars of the American […]




First NC Hemp Fest Planned for June 11

May 27, 2016

The North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association (NCIHA) is organizing first NC Hemp Fest, a day of family fun and information for those interested in industrial hemp. Growing of industrial hemp is expected to begin in 2017, and […]




27 Agriculture Students Awarded NC Scholarships

May 27, 2016

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler Announces Recipients of 2016 NC State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarships Released by Neil Bowman (NC State Fair Livestock Shows) and Beth Farrell (NCDA&CS) Twenty-seven North Carolina students have been awarded 2016 NC State Fair Youth Livestock […]




Concerns Raised about Brewery Closing in Eden NC

May 26, 2016

Protest Held Outside Molson Coors Shareholders Meeting In Denver Teamsters Warn Shareholders Cutting US Production Will Hurt Workers, Consumers and Industry Released by Kara Deniz, teamster.org Today, Teamsters protested outside the Molson Coors annual meeting of […]




Wilmington NC Company Launches Truck Extender

May 25, 2016

Elite Innovations to Release the TailGator Summer 2016 Elite Innovations, LLC will publicly launch their newly invented product, the TailGator, beginning with a crowdfunding campaign June 2, 2016. TailGator is a modular truck bed extension […]




Content of Character Event planned by NC MLK Commission

May 24, 2016

The North Carolina MLK State Commission is hosting an educational outreach initiative called, “The Content of Character.” The event will include panel discussions and break-out sessions, in conjunction with music, games, food, and activities for participants. The […]




Southeastern Creative Entrepreneurs Compete For $50,000 In Funding

May 23, 2016

Released by Siobhan Olson (Feisty PR) and Margaret Collins (Center for Creative Economy) Creative Startups, the world-class program that helps creative entrepreneurs develop business models and identify venture capital funding, has launched its newest business accelerator program for […]




NC Coal Ash Pond Classifications Proposed

May 21, 2016

State Releases Deadlines for Coal Ash Pond Closures, will Request Changes to Coal Ash Law Released by Crystal Feldman, ncdenr.gov The state environmental department on May 18, 2016, released proposed classifications for all coal ash ponds in North […]




Memorial Day Travel Tips

May 20, 2016

Released by the NCDOT The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is helping Memorial Day travelers have a smoother trip. Most construction projects will be put on hold along interstate, NC, and US routes from […]




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, […]




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 […]




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 […]




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 […]




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 […]




Older Americans Month 2016

May 4, 2016

“Blaze a Trail: The Story this Flower Tells…” Released by Kendra Dixon, ucpcog.org Older adults are a growing and vital part of our country. Their contributions to our communities are varied, deeply rooted, and include influential […]




Wounded Veterans Raise the Roof

May 2, 2016

Wounded Warrior Project Joins Habitat for Humanity to Build A New Home for an Orange County, North Carolina Family Released by Rob Louis, woundedwarriorproject.org via URNewswire John Heywood did not create the phrase “many hands make light work,” […]




Alligator Advice from NC Wildlife

April 27, 2016

Wildlife Commission Provides Alligator Tips and Regulations Released by Jodie B. Owen, ncwildlife.org As the weather warms and alligator sightings become more numerous, the NC Wildlife Resources Commission reminds the public that feeding, harassing or killing […]




NC Restaurant Named A Top Farm-to-Table Spot

April 26, 2016

Highland Avenue Named One of the Fifty-One Best Farm-To-Table Restaurant in America by MSN Released by Meg Jenkins Locke and Natalie Stachon, carolinamoonhospitality.com Highland Avenue Restaurant is immensely proud to have been named as one […]




Class Action Filed Against Saber Healthcare

April 26, 2016

Alleges Understaffed Alzheimer’s Care Units in North Carolina Released by Matthew E. Lee, wbmllp.com A class action lawsuit was filed April 25, 2016, on behalf of hundreds of North Carolina residents of Alzheimer’s and dementia care units owned and […]




Dachau Concentration Camp Papers Acquired by NC

April 19, 2016

Released by Matthew Peek, ncdcr.gov The liberation of the World War II German concentration camp of Dachau, April 29-30, 1945, is being commemorated by the State Archives of North Carolina with the announcement of the recent […]




NC Industrial Hemp Assoc. Gathering Support

April 14, 2016

Industrial Hemp Farming Still Grounded in NC By Kay Whatley The North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association (NCIHA) has been gathering funds to start the state’s new Industrial Hemp Commission. As soon as the association raises $200,000, the […]




NC Industrial Hemp Information Session April 19th

April 14, 2016

Released by Jeffrey M. Cartonia and Warren Williams (NCIHA) The North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association (NCIHA) is holding a “Hemp Informational Session” on April 19, 2016, starting at 7pm. The session should last about two hours. The event is hosted […]




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