Town Of Stantonsburg NC Bicentennial Celebration on Sept. 16

August 28, 2017

The Stantonsburg Bicentennial Festival is scheduled for September 15-16, 2017, starting at 10am, with activities continuing through 5pm. This family-oriented event will be held at the Town Park, located at Macon Avenue and Main Street, in Stantonsburg, North Carolina. […]

Equine Infectious Anemia found in North Carolina Mule

August 25, 2017

On August 25, 2017, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) Veterinary Division reported that a 14-year-old female mule in Johnston County had contracted equine infectious anemia (EIA). The disease was discovered through […]

NC Industrial Hemp Commission to Meet Aug. 30

August 25, 2017

The North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission will hold a public meeting via telephone conference call to review and approve research pilot program applications. The meeting is Wednesday, August 30, 2017, starting at 8am. The meeting will […]

Labor Day Weekend 2017 Events

August 24, 2017

By Kay Whatley On Monday, September 4, 2017, Labor Day is celebrated across the United States. Across North Carolina, a variety of events offer a three-day weekend of fun. Events are listed by location, starting with […]

Upcoming NC Festivals Offer Vendor Opportunities

August 23, 2017

Events listed below offer vendor opportunities at these public, or ticketed, events. See included vendor links for requirements, fees, and schedule. Note that events may fill their vendor spaces far in advance; check with organizers […]

NASA 3D-Printed Habitat Competition Coming to Illinois

August 23, 2017

NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge is advancing the additive construction technology needed to create sustainable housing for deep space exploration. The competition is currently in Phase 2: Level 3, with teams competing for $500,000 in prize […]

AKC Holding Responsible Dog Ownership Day on Sept. 9

August 23, 2017

Family-Friendly Educational Event Returns for 15th Year The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) invites you to celebrate the human-canine bond at the 15th annual flagship AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day in Raleigh this September. Owning a dog has endless […]

NC Board of Agriculture to Meet on Aug. 23

August 15, 2017

By Tina Hlabse, NCDA&CS The North Carolina Board of Agriculture will hold its quarterly meeting Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at 2pm in the Martin Building at the NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh […]

Wendell NC “Hometown Heroes” Recognized

August 10, 2017

Universal Chevrolet Honors Wendell Fire and Public Works Department Employees By Lee Spitznagel, Universal Chevrolet Wendell Fire Department and Public Works employees were treated to a meal this past Wednesday. As part of Universal Chevrolet’s commitment […]

Wayne County Museum Offers Unique Cemetery Play

August 8, 2017

The Wayne County Museum presents, Willowdale: Passed Meets Present, a unique play based around inhabitants of a local cemetery. This original play, put on by the Wayne County Historical Association (WCHA) and the Wayne County […]

Knightdale K-Fest is Sept. 9

August 8, 2017

Knightdale K-Fest is coming Saturday, September 9, 2017, with activities covering a mix of education, wellness, and entertainment. The Annual K-Fest — Knightdale Education Festival — draws together families, nonprofits, arts opportunities, and live entertainment […]

NC Sees First 2017 Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Case

August 6, 2017

State Vet Encourages Equine Owners to Vaccinate Animals By Dr. Mike Neault, NCDA&CS Veterinary Division A 16-year-old paint horse in Cabarrus County, North Carolina has died after contracting Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis (EEE). EEE is a mosquito-borne […]

Farmville NC Investors Plan Shark Tank Interviews Day

August 3, 2017

By Bert Smith and Jamin Dixon, The Farmville Group Farmville Sharks are hungry to bring innovative and entrepreneurial retail ideas to their downtown business area. The “Sharks” — seven local business people interested in helping […]

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