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Vendor Opportunities at Fall 2017 Eastern NC Events

July 17, 2017
The events listed are seeking vendors for events later in 2017. Contact information and registration form links have been provided if available. Wendell Harvest Festival Planned for October 6-7, 2017, this annual event is organized [...]
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Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — July 19-23

July 17, 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 [...]
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Business Events, Workshop Opportunities in Late July

July 16, 2017
By Kay Whatley, Editor Area Chambers of Commerce, business groups, and local businesses/organizations hold educational events and provide free business training and networking. Note that regular Chamber member meetings or semi-closed leads groups, are not [...]
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For Moratorium on Sending Commands to Mars, Blame the Sun

July 16, 2017
By Guy Webster (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) and Laurie Cantillo / Dwayne Brown (NASA HQ) This month, movements of the planets will put Mars almost directly behind the sun, from Earth’s perspective, causing curtailed communications between Earth [...]
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Puzzles Page:  July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017
Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 July 14 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.
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Arvada CO Construction Tech Company Moves Headquarters to NC

July 13, 2017
Prescient Co. Expands Manufacturing Capabilities to Supplement Colorado Plant and Better Serve East Coast Markets Prescient, a fully integrated and patented design, engineering, manufacturing and installation solution for the construction industry, is moving the company’s [...]
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Swearing In Ceremony Held for Rocky Mount City Manager

July 12, 2017
By  Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount NC Rochelle D Small-Toney was sworn in Monday evening as the city of Rocky Mount’s first female city manager. The ceremonial swearing in included a host of Small-Toney’s family [...]
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Free Programs at NC Wildlife Education Centers in July

July 10, 2017
By Jodie B. Owen, ncwildlife.org Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels in July. The [...]
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Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — July 12-16

July 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. Piedmont and Coastal events are sometimes on this weekly list. Contact information [...]
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Chuckle of the Issue: Train Strain

July 8, 2017
The freight train was speeding along the tracks. As it came around a bend, the Engineer spotted a cow on the tracks a short distance ahead. Applying the brakes, he quickly realized the train was [...]
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Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons Adopted

July 7, 2017
Negotiations Conclude at United Nations and Treaty will Open for Signatures in September 2017 By Sandy Jones and Rick Wayman, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation More than 120 countries gathered at the United Nations and today [...]
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Knightdale NC Library Programs and Services in July 2017

July 7, 2017
By Brandy L. Hamilton, East Regional Library For July, East Regional Library offers programs for all ages. In addition to events, the library offers assistance services. East Regional Library, part of the Wake County Public Libraries system, [...]
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