National Volunteer Week in NC is Apr. 23-29

April 23, 2017

North Carolinians Encouraged to Get Involved in Local Communities By Ford Porter, Governor Roy Cooper has declared April 23-29, 2017, National Volunteer Week in North Carolina. “Every North Carolinian can play a role in improving […]

Home Means Everything to a Veteran

December 8, 2016

NC-based Purple Heart Homes Asks for Donations, Volunteers, to Help Active Military Families and Veterans During this holiday season, Purple Heart Homes is asking people to recognize the importance and meaning of “home” to US military […]

Donors Gather Cheer for Zebulon House Residents

November 29, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor Organizers in Zebulon, North Carolina, are making sure that assisted-living residents and seniors receive a bit of holiday cheer. On Saturday, December 3, 2016, volunteers will converge on Zebulon House with […]

Christmas in the Town of Spring Hope

December 9, 2015

Contributed by Jan Mills The Town of Spring Hope is gearing up for the second annual Old Fashioned Christmas in Spring Hope. This event is organized by the Spring Hope Area Chamber of Commerce with the support of churches in […]

Going to the Mattresses?

April 11, 2014

By Kay Whatley, Editor How much do you care about your community? Enough to care about your neighbors and the cleanliness of the community? Going to the mattresses, a phrase popularized by the Godfather movies, […]

Community Orchard Growing in Rocky Mount NC

September 1, 2012

By Frank and Kay Whatley Dedication of Rocky Mount’s Community Orchard took place on August 15, 2012. Apple trees stand tall in the field, expected to provide fruit when they mature in a few years. […]