Historic America’s Cup Ambassador to Visit North Carolina

September 6, 2016

Released by Kevin Smith (Carolina Yacht Club), Madeline Flagler (Wrightsville Beach Museum of History), Karen Pennington (Blockade Runner Beach Resort), and Robert B Butler (www.NCPressRelease.org) In 1851 the schooner America stunned the world by defeating the British and winning the legendary […]

Ghost Train Rolls on Sept. 23 and through October

September 1, 2016

The Ghost Train© will soon be rolling in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Each weekend, the frightful train will be coupled with a Halloween Festival, with multiple scary attractions including a Haunted House. The Ghost Train […]

Showdown in Raleigh Gathered Chefs from Across NC

August 31, 2016

Second Annual Expo Combined the Best of NC Restaurant, Foodservice, Lodging, and Hospitality Industries The North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (NCRLA) held its annual North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Expo August 29-30, 2016, in Raleigh […]

DEQ May OK More Duke Energy Coal Ash Leaks

August 30, 2016

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Seeks to Permit Duke Energy’s Leaks of Coal Ash Polluted Wastewater into the Dan River and Roanoke River Basin Released by Kathleen Sullivan, selcnc.org Three new permits proposed by the […]

Sunset Beach Paddle Fest Expands Festival Offering

August 29, 2016

Released by Darren Bouley, Sunset Beach Business & Merchants Association The second annual Sunset Beach Paddle Fest comes to the Sunset Beach Waterfront Park, September 24, 2016, from 9am to 5pm. The Sunset Beach Paddle Fest is the […]

Bioenergy Research Grant Proposals Being Accepted until Sept. 30

August 26, 2016

Released by Sam Brake, agricultural programs specialist, NCDA&CS – NC Bioenergy Research Initiative The NC Bioenergy Research Initiative is seeking grant proposals focused on research and development of agricultural and forestry-based feedstocks for bioenergy production, […]

Potential Pipeline Impact on Water in WV, VA and NC

August 24, 2016

Guidances Released on Monitoring Water Supplies Released by Rick Webb, Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition The Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance (ABRA) has released a report for landowners and water providers concerned about the potential impacts of pipeline […]

Adoptive Homes Sought as NC Foster Care Surges

August 23, 2016

Release by Dillard Spring (CHSNC.org) via Robert B Butler (NCPressRelease.org) As of July 31, 2016, more than 10,400 children are in foster care in North Carolina — almost a 25-percent increase over a five-year low recorded in […]

NC Initiative One of Federal Grant Recipents

August 18, 2016

Federal Agency Announces $21 Million to Expand Impact of Community Solutions that Work Friends of the Children, the North Carolina Partnership for Children, United Way for Southeastern Michigan, and United Way of Central Indiana awarded […]

Oxford NC Hot Sauce Contest is Sept. 10

August 16, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor Get your taste buds to Oxford, North Carolina, for the annual Hot Sauce Contest! Check out some of the fiery foods NC has to offer, and enjoy all the music, entertainment, […]

Halloween Film Festival Submissions Due by Sept. 1

August 11, 2016

Film Submissions for the inaugural Halloween International Film Festival  must be entered by September 1, 2016. As this is the first year of this event, the organizers are not limiting film submissions to a specific genre. Films […]

Vance County Regional Fair is August 31-Sept 5

August 10, 2016

The Vance County Regional Fair will bring rides, food, family fun, and tasty foods. This county fair returns for six days, August 31-September 5, 2016. Come to the Vance County Fairground, located at 1427 E Andrews […]

Asheville NC’s 2016 Organicfest is August 28

August 9, 2016

Released by Debi Athos, organicfest.org Everyone is invited to attend the 15th Organicfest celebration on Sunday, August 28, 2016, 10am-6pm, for a festive day filled with live music by local entertainers such as Kendra Warren, Sheri […]

Latch-on Counters Breastfeeding Taboo, Educates Mothers

July 31, 2016

The Global Big Latch On takes place at pre-scheduled locations around the world. Mothers gather to breastfeed and support each other. Friends, family, and community members are invited to join these support events, scheduled for August 5 […]

Hundreds Expected to Converge for Neuse River Clean-Up

July 21, 2016

Released by Matthew Starr, Upper Neuse Riverkeeper There will be hundreds of people kayaking and canoeing down the Neuse River this Saturday to rid the waterway of trash, according to clean water advocates. “Loose on the Neusse is […]

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