No NC Fishing License Needed to Fish on July 4th

June 23, 2017

By Jodie B. Owen, ncwildlife.org July 4 is “free fishing day” in North Carolina where everyone — residents and non-residents alike — can fish in any public body of water from 12:01am to 11:59pm, without […]




Fall 2017 NC Film Festivals Accepting Submissions

June 22, 2017

Filmmakers looking for opportunities to show their film may be interested in submitting entries for these upcoming North Carolina film festivals. Links to submission guidelines are included below. Check out the guidelines to see what categories […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — June 21-25

June 20, 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 […]




Art and Writing Day Retreat Offered for Adults

June 13, 2017

Dawn Lancaster and Donna Campbell Smith have teamed up to offer two great workshops in one: Eco Printing and Journaling with Nature. The day-long retreat for ages 16 and up will be held Saturday, July 22, […]




New Fall Date for FCAC Writers Guild Writers Retreat

June 12, 2017

By Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) Writers Guild is happy to announce their Writer’s Retreat has been rescheduled for Saturday, November 18, 2017, from 9am until 5pm, at Rolling […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — June 14-18

June 12, 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 […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — June 7-11

June 5, 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 […]




Hemp History Week Launches Nationwide June 5-11, 2017

June 5, 2017

Advocates Promote Sustainability Benefits of Organic Hemp, Innovative Hemp Technologies and the Need to Lift Federal Prohibition on Hemp Farming By Lauren Stansbury (votehemp.com) and Tom Moylan (wearemovementmedia.com) The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) and Vote Hemp launched the 8th […]




Braswell Memorial Library June Programs, Summer Reading

June 2, 2017

Adult Programs By LaKesha W. Joyner, Adult Programming Librarian @ Braswell Braswell Memorial Library’s adult programs include reading, social networking, crafts, and much more. For information or registration (when required) for adult programs, call Kesha Joyner at 252.442.1951 […]




Free Business/Nonprofit Workshops in Rocky Mount NC

June 2, 2017

By Joetta L. Pittman, SCORE Library Liaison, Braswell Memorial Library Brought to you by SCORE and Braswell Memorial Library, the monthly “1st Tuesdays for Business & Non-Profits Workshops” business programs are held at the in the second floor […]




Increasing Food Production without Damaging the Environment is Key

May 30, 2017

United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Director-General Addresses European Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development By Malene ArboeRasmussen, FAO-Brussels To achieve sustainable development we must transform current agriculture and food systems, […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — May 31-June 4

May 29, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range […]




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