Solar-Church Test Case Goes to NC Supreme Court

October 18, 2017

Greensboro Church and Watchdog Group Challenge Duke Energy’s Monopoly Capture of Customers By Jim Warren, NC WARN A test case that goes to the heart of Duke Energy’s monopoly control over captive customers will be […]

NC Governor Signs Non-Discrimination Executive Order

October 18, 2017

On October 18, 2018, Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order No. 24 (PDF), to promote diversity and prohibit discrimination in government agencies and government contracts in an effort to make North Carolina a welcoming place […]

Libraries Offer Learning, Reading and Halloween Events

October 11, 2017

Libraries around the five-county area of Eastern North Carolina offer events alongside their programs and services. Events coming up in late October are listed below. Adult programs are listed first, followed by teen offerings listed […]

Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Oct 12-15

October 10, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond (Inner Coastal Plains / Five County area of Eastern NC). Piedmont and […]

Spring Hope Packed During National Pumpkin Festival

October 8, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor On October 7, 2018, Spring Hope, North Carolina held its annual National Pumpkin Festival. The streets were filled from the Opening Ceremony at 9am throughout the day, with live bands and announcements on […]

Sunset Avenue Bridge to Close Oct. 16

October 8, 2017

By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount NC The widening project underway on the US 301 Bypass in Nash County will require the North Carolina Department of Transportation to close the Sunset Avenue bridge on […]

NC Forest Service Offers Tips to Prevent Wildfires

October 5, 2017

By Brian R. Haines, NC Forest Service As fall wildfire season approaches, the N.C. Forest Service encourages North Carolinians to heed the call of National Fire Prevention Week, October 8-14, 2017, and take steps to ensure […]

The Strange-ness: Car Vending Machine

October 3, 2017

Carvana, an eCommerce platform for buying used cars, in August 2017 unveiled their five-story, all-glass Car Vending Machine in Raleigh, North Carolina. Holding 18 cars, the Raleigh Car Vending Machine serves as a fun and […]

Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Oct 5-8

October 2, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond (Inner Coastal Plains / Five County area of Eastern NC). Piedmont and […]

Taylorsville Apple Festival is Oct. 21

October 1, 2017

Fall is here, and it’s time to get ready for the 29th-annual Taylorsville Apple Festival. On Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9am-5pm, head to Downtown Taylorsville, North Carolina (Alexander County) for a day filled with family fun, […]

Knightdale’s New Mumkin Fest is Oct. 13-15

September 28, 2017

Mumkin Fest is a free event, open to the public, to be held  October 13-15, 2017, in Knightdale Station Park, 810 N First Avenue, Knightdale NC. Of course, there will be mums and pumpkins! This is the […]

Wendell Planning Autumn/Winter Community Events

September 27, 2017

A variety of events are planned in Wendell, North Carolina over the remainder of 2017. Town events, a Chamber festival, and special community happenings are included. 2017 Parade of Homes Tour Wendell Falls on Two […]

Winners of the 2017 Wilson Idol

September 27, 2017

Dr. Mildred Summerville is excited to announce the 2017 Wilson Idol Winners.  The fifth-annual Wilson Idol was an evening of performance that honors a person who is greatly venerated in his or her community and […]

Big Sweep Gears Up to Make A Big Difference

September 26, 2017

By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount You, your friends, family, and co-workers can make a difference in Nash and Edgecombe counties by participating in the Twin Counties Big Sweep Challenge. The event is a […]

Deadline Approaching for Writers Retreat

September 26, 2017

By Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council The deadline, October 15, 2017, is approaching to register for the Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) Writer’s Guild 5th-annual Writers’ Retreat. The retreat will be held November 18, […]

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