SELC Calls for Submissions for Environmental Writing Awards

July 18, 2016

Released by Bill Sublette, The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards. Nominations are welcome from anyone, including readers, authors, and publishers. Presented each year during […]

NC Police Body Cam Footage Won’t Be Public

July 12, 2016

On July 11, 2016, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed into law HB 972, which allows law enforcement agencies to keep officer worn body camera footage from the public unless ordered to release the footage […]

Hickory NC Concert Hall Partners with Acoustic Stage

July 7, 2016

Contributed by Natalie Stachon, Meg Jenkins Locke, and Bill Bost The Crossing at Hollar Mill will be the new home for Acoustic Stage. Focusing primarily on acoustic music by national acts and music that has its roots in folk, […]

NC Wildlife Holding Coyote Workshops

July 6, 2016

Released by Jessie Birckhead, The NC Wildlife Resources Commission, along with NC State Cooperative Extension and USDA Wildlife Services, is holding two coyote conflict management workshops for landowners who want to learn about available […]

MUFON-NC Comes to Raleigh NC on August 13

June 27, 2016

August Meeting Invites Triangle Guests and Ufologists Released by Lakita Adams, State Director MUFON-NC The Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) North Carolina chapter is coming to Raleigh NC for their August quarterly meeting!  The group meets regularly to discuss UFO […]

Infrastructure Funding Planned in North Carolina

June 26, 2016

Governor’s Office Announces More Than $10.4 Million in Infrastructure Funding Supporting 622 New Jobs Statewide Governor Pat McCrory announced today that the North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 31 grant and loan requests totaling […]

Fish without a License: Free Fishing July 4th!

June 25, 2016

Released by Jodie B. Owen, The NC Wildlife Resources Commission reminds anglers and would-be anglers of all ages that July 4 is “free fishing day” in NC. From 12:01am to 11:59pm, anyone can fish […]

Public Wi-Fi Grants Available to Municipalities, Nonprofits

June 25, 2016

NC Commerce Now Accepting Applications for Downtown Free Public Wi-Fi Access Pilot Grant Released by David Rhoades, North Carolina Commerce is now accepting applications for the Downtown Free Public Wi-Fi Access Pilot Grant Program. Eligible applicants […]

Holy Catfish!

June 23, 2016

Lake Gaston Yields Third Blue Catfish State Record in Six Months Released by Jodie B. Owen, For the third time in six months, Lake Gaston has produced another blue catfish state record. The holder […]

Some NC Animal Shelters Euthanize More than 75% of Cats

June 22, 2016

According to the 2015 Public Animal Shelter Report, released by the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS), shelters across the state euthanized approximately 36,226 dogs and 68,514 cats and in 2015. NCDA&CS’s Veterinary Division includes an […]

Citizen Groups Take Duke Energy to Federal Court

June 14, 2016

Coal Ash Pollution Issue at Duke Energy’s Mayo Site Released by Kathleen Sullivan, The Southern Environmental Law, on behalf of the Roanoke River Basin Association, today brought a Clean Water Act enforcement action in federal court […]

Dunn Center Lineup Released for Fall 2016

June 11, 2016

Contributed by Motoko Asano, for The Dunn Center for the Performing Arts has released information on its shows coming in 2016. Shows planned include country music concerts, juggling performances, ballet performances, and more. The Dunn Center for […]

Paranormal Talk Coming to NC

June 8, 2016

An August 27, 2016, special event brings the host of Coast to Coast AM, George Noory, to Asheville NC. Noory will be joined by Ufologist Micah Hanks, The Paul Revere of our century, William R. Forstchen, […]

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, 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 […]

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