Country Doctor Museum Event Draws Crowd

April 30, 2016

The Country Doctor Museum held a Springfest and Plant Sale April 30, 2016, 10am-4pm.  The event included museum tours, a dedication in their herb garden, tea tasting, painting classes, and vendors of soap, plants, and other goodies. […]

Riders in Defense Bill Remove Wildlife Protections

April 29, 2016

Defense Spending Bill is Burdened, Once Again, with Unrelated Anti-Wildlife Riders Released by Haley McKey, defenders.org On April 27, 2016, the US House Armed Services Committee included several destructive riders for wildlife in the markup of the National Defense […]

NC Wildlife Outdoor Cooking Workshop is June 4

April 29, 2016

Wildlife Commission Offers Free Outdoor Cooking Workshop in Fayetteville Released by Jodie B. Owen, ncwildlife.org The NC Wildlife Resources Commission is offering a free Outdoor Cooking workshop on June 4, 2016, from 9am to 2pm, at […]

What if Sea Life Can No Longer Breathe?

April 29, 2016

Widespread Loss of Ocean Oxygen to Become Noticeable Around 2030 Deoxygenation Due to Climate Change Threatens Marine Life Joint Release by American Geophysical Union (Lauren Lipuma) and  National Center for Atmospheric Research (David Hosansky and Laura Snider) A drop in the […]

Puzzles Page: April 29, 2016

April 29, 2016

Click the link below to download the puzzles from this issue: 2016 April 29 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer posted on next week’s puzzle page.  

Mass Fish Kill Near Estes Park Raises Questions

April 28, 2016

Nonprofit Trout Unlimited Calls for Answers on Big Thompson Fish Kill Asks: How did this happen, and how can it be prevented from happening again? Released by David Nickum and Randy Scholfield, tu.org Trout Unlimited today called […]

Rocky Mount Animal Shelter Holding Rabies Clinic

April 28, 2016

Rabies Vaccination Clinic provides safety for animals Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount NC The city of Rocky Mount will host another Rabies Vaccination Clinic on April 30, 2016, 9am to noon, at the […]

Alligator Advice from NC Wildlife

April 27, 2016

Wildlife Commission Provides Alligator Tips and Regulations Released by Jodie B. Owen, ncwildlife.org As the weather warms and alligator sightings become more numerous, the NC Wildlife Resources Commission reminds the public that feeding, harassing or killing […]

Grants Offered for Environmental Films

April 27, 2016

Sundance Institute Announces Major New Initiatives for Films on Climate Change and the Environment  Released by sundance.org Sundance Institute announced on April 21, 2016, a new initiative for films and emerging media projects exploring stories related to […]

May Adult Programs Planned at Braswell Library

April 27, 2016

Released by Lakesha Joyner, Braswell-Library.org Programs for adults in May 2016 include meetings for book lovers, senior activities, writing help, and job assistance. Events are at Braswell, except for the “Literary Latte” group. Braswell Memorial Library is […]

Recall Expanded for Poultry Products

April 27, 2016

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. Recalls Poultry Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination Class I Recall– This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, […]

NC Restaurant Named A Top Farm-to-Table Spot

April 26, 2016

Highland Avenue Named One of the Fifty-One Best Farm-To-Table Restaurant in America by MSN Released by Meg Jenkins Locke and Natalie Stachon, carolinamoonhospitality.com Highland Avenue Restaurant is immensely proud to have been named as one […]

Raleigh Gala a Night of Music & Support for Veterans

April 26, 2016

Veterans Entering Transition to Host First Annual Gala Released by Anne Showalter, myusvet.org Veterans Entering Transition  (VET), a Raleigh-based nonprofit dedicated to helping exiting military personnel and their families, is hosting its first annual “Veterans and Community Gala” […]

The Strange-ness: Viking Ship Heading for North America

April 26, 2016

The world´s largest Viking Ship departures from Haugesund, Norway and sails towards Iceland, Greenland, Canada and USA. Released by Sarah Blank, drakenexpeditionamerica.com On April 24, 2016, the world’s largest Viking ship, Draken Harald Hårfagre, set […]

Star Wars Events in Eastern Wake Libraries

April 26, 2016

Special Star Wars themed events are scheduled for libraries across Wake County.  Details here show the dates for Knightdale, Wendell, and Zebulon NC library events. More libraries are listed on the Wake County Libraries website. […]

Business Alliance Opens Goldsboro NC Chapter

April 26, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor The Business Alliance of North Carolina is growing again, with formation of a new Chapter in Goldsboro NC. The Business Alliance recently held meetings with the Milspo (Military Spouses) Project in Goldsboro, which resulted […]

Class Action Filed Against Saber Healthcare

April 26, 2016

Alleges Understaffed Alzheimer’s Care Units in North Carolina Released by Matthew E. Lee, wbmllp.com A class action lawsuit was filed April 25, 2016, on behalf of hundreds of North Carolina residents of Alzheimer’s and dementia care units owned and […]

Colorado Springs School Awarded Literacy Grant

April 26, 2016

Reading Is Fundamental Implements Summer Reading Grant Initiative Matching Grant Program to Benefit Students from Twelve Communities Across the Nation Released by Tracey Beeker, @rif.org via PR Newswire Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation’s largest children’s […]

Herbal Tea Recalled for Potential Salmonella

April 25, 2016

CVS Pharmacy Announces Voluntary Recall of Gold Emblem Abound Organic Spiced Herbal Tea Due to Possible Health Risk Released by Mike DeAngelis, CVShealth.com CVS Pharmacy® announced on April 24, 2016, that it has voluntarily recalled select […]

Ham and Yam Festival Back for 32nd Year

April 24, 2016

Smithfield’s 32nd annual Ham and Yam Festival is scheduled for May 7, 2016, in Downtown Smithfield NC. The event includes a cook-off, pig and rubber duck races, entertainment, kids’ play area, vendors, and ham and yam foods. A concert by […]

Organic Frozen Vegetables Recalled

April 23, 2016

CRF Frozen Foods Recalls Frozen Vegetables Due to Possible Health Risk Anne Struthers, rdoffutt CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington is voluntarily recalling fifteen frozen vegetable items that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria […]

“Purple Rain” Screenings Planned Nationwide April 23-28

April 23, 2016

Carmike Cinemas Sets Purple Rain Tribute Screenings In Memory of Prince Released by Gina McKenzie, gemPR.biz via PR Newswire Carmike Cinemas, Inc. has scheduled special, limited screenings of Prince’s Oscar and Grammy award-winning Purple Rain (1984) […]

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