Wendell Offers Crafts & Snacks for Children

January 27, 2016

ABC Craft and Snack Saturday Wendell Community Library offers a special story time for children age 3-5, and their caregivers. Come on January 30, 2016, and participate in an interactive program with an alphabet craft and […]

Knightdale Library Offers Healthy Eating Books

January 27, 2016

Healthy Eating Trends: There’s a Book for That Vegan, Paleo, Gluten-Free – oh my! Drop in January 27, 2016, between 11am and noon to browse a selection of the latest and greatest books, selected by […]

The NASH Seeking Help with Easter Preparations

January 19, 2016

2016 Easter Food Box Drive Released by Nash County Aging Department The Nash County Senior Center is in need of assistance and participation in the third Annual Easter Food Box Drive. The purpose of this program is to collect and […]

Cashews Recalled for Potential Salmonella Contamination

January 17, 2016

Only One Lot of Raw Cashew Pieces is Affected Trader Joe’s has issued a voluntary recall, based on an alert from their supplier. “Trader Joe’s Raw Cashew Pieces” marked with bar code number “00505154” and the code “BEST BEFORE […]

Industrial Hemp Is Not For Hippies

January 16, 2016

Industrial Hemp May be Profitable for NC Farmers, Doesn’t Get People High By Kay Whatley Edited by Warren Williams (NCIHA), Kim Beaver, and Nicole Banks Before farmers can get industrial hemp seed in the ground, or even determine what their […]

Coloring for Adults & Teens at Braswell

January 15, 2016

Contributed by Joetta L Pittman, MLS It’s showing up everywhere, and now it’s here: the Braswell Memorial Library’s Adult and Teen Coloring Club. Club meetings begin January 23, 2016. The news is peppered lately with […]

Paramount Theatre Showing Selma on MLK Day

January 15, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor As part of its Paramount Movie Nights series, the Paramount Theatre in Goldsboro will show the film, Selma. The film is scheduled for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which is Monday, […]

Beekeeping Short Course Offered by Extension

January 15, 2016

Released by Colby Griffin, Extension Agent The Coastal Plains Beekeeping Chapter, in conjunction with the NC State Beekeepers Association and NC Cooperative Extension are offering a beginning beekeeping short course. Starting February 23, 2016. the […]

Dr. King’s First Dream Website to be Unveiled

January 8, 2016

Upcoming Press Conference Open to the Public, Not Just Media Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman January 15, 2016, marks the 87th birthday for the late civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As a precursor to […]

EPA Urged to Ban Dangerous Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

January 8, 2016

Doctors, scientists, farmers, farmworkers and others from across the country ask for long overdue ban of neurotoxic agricultural chemical Released by Kari Birdseye (Earthjustice), Sara Knight (PANNA), Erik Nicholson (United Farm Workers), and Kimiko Martinez (NRDC) […]

Coach Training for Matter of Balance

January 7, 2016

Contributed by Lakendra Dixon, BSW, UCPCOG-Area Agency on Aging Chances are you know someone who has fallen or who is afraid of falling. “A Matter of Balance” is a proven program designed to help people manage […]

Open Auditions for Death of a Salesman

January 6, 2016

Contributed by Ray Shell Audition for Death of a Salesman in Wilson NC, and bring this famous play to life for local audiences. As the play’s Director, I’ll be overseeing the auditions, which are January 18 and 19, […]

Huisken Meat Company Recalls Beef Products

January 5, 2016

Angus Burgers Recalled Due To Possible Wood Contamination Released by Veronika Medina, Congressional and Public Affairs via www.fsis.usda.gov (United States Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service) Huisken Meat Company, a Sauk Rapids, Minnesota establishment, is recalling approximately […]

Adult Programs Offered at Knightdale NC Library

January 1, 2016

Contributed by Brandy Hamilton East Regional Library holds adult classes on topics ranging from fitness to finance to fun. Some events require registration, while others are walk-in events. All are scheduled for East Regional Library, located […]

Free ESL Classes Offered in Knightdale NC

January 1, 2016

English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are offered at no charge in Knightdale NC, and other Wake County locations, by Wake Technical Community College. The free ESL classes start at a beginner level continuing […]

Youth Programs Upcoming at East Regional Library

December 30, 2015

Contributed by Brandy Hamilton Listed below are just a few of the child and teen programs taking place throughout January 2016 at East Regional Library, located at 946 Steeple Square Court, in Knightdale NC. Storytimes Baby Storytime […]

Franklin County 4-H Open for New Members

December 29, 2015

The Dirt Club, a Franklin County 4H group that meets at Ray Family Farms, will have open enrollment in January and February 2016. The 4H is for children ages 5-17 as of January 1, 2016. Each […]

Unique Event Tells Sordid History of Colorado

December 29, 2015

“Humorous Hoaxes and Sleazy Scams in Colorado History” A presentation of “Humorous Hoaxes and Sleezy Scams in Colorado History” is coming in January to the Golden History Center. The presenter will give listeners a look at […]

Nature Center Teaches Youngsters about Bugs in Winter

December 28, 2015

Lookout Mountain Nature Center and Preserve, near Golden Colorado, offers a variety of public events, many at no cost to those who attend. For preschoolers, one January program focuses on teaching young children where the bugs […]

RMRRM Joins Rocky Mount 2015 Christmas Parade

December 23, 2015

Released by Joyce Edwards Dantzler The Rocky Mount Railroad Museum (RMRRM) joined in the local Christmas spirit by taking part, along with the other hundred plus participants, in the Rocky Mount Annual Christmas Parade on […]

Outdoor Live Nativity Performing in Knightdale

December 19, 2015

An outdoor drama will bring the Nativity to life just in time for Christmas. The “Behold The Lamb” Drama begins December 21, 2015, and runs each night through Christmas Eve, December 24. Watching the Live Nativity […]

BTW Community Center Hosts Holiday Activities

December 19, 2015

Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman Children ages four to 12 are invited to the Booker T. Washington Community Center (BTW) for holiday fun. The free festivities begin Monday, December 21, 2015, with arts and crafts. According to […]

SHARE Event Brought Kids Toys and Hope

December 18, 2015

By Kay Whatley, Editor SHARE of Zebulon NC held a special children’s event on Saturday, December 12, 2015, starting at 10am and ending around 5pm. Approximately 400 to 450 kids came to the event and rode the horses. SHARE stands for […]

Zebulon NC Church Holds Special Christmas Events

December 18, 2015

Wakefield Central Baptist Church invites the community to their two upcoming special services: the Christmas Cantata and their Christmas Eve service. The Chancel Choir Christmas Cantata, will take place on December 20, 2015, starting at […]

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