Eastern NC Business Events and Networking Nov. 2017

October 23, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor Area Chambers of Commerce, business groups, and local businesses/organizations hold educational events and provide free business training or networking opportunities. Some events are organized by SCORE at area locations. SCORE — the […]

Bunn NC Bakery Sweetens The Town

October 22, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor Thursday afternoon a Facebook photo caught my eye. It was a photo of newly-made caramel apple cupcakes for sale at Auntie Cake’s Bakery in Bunn, North Carolina (Franklin County). Friday I took […]

Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Oct 19-22

October 18, 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 […]

Libraries Offer Learning, Reading and Halloween Events

October 11, 2017

Libraries around the five-county area of Eastern North Carolina offer events alongside their programs and services. Events coming up in late October are listed below. Adult programs are listed first, followed by teen offerings listed […]

Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Oct 12-15

October 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 (Inner Coastal Plains / Five County area of Eastern NC). Piedmont and […]

Spring Hope Packed During National Pumpkin Festival

October 8, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor On October 7, 2018, Spring Hope, North Carolina held its annual National Pumpkin Festival. The streets were filled from the Opening Ceremony at 9am throughout the day, with live bands and announcements on […]

Sunset Avenue Bridge to Close Oct. 16

October 8, 2017

By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount NC The widening project underway on the US 301 Bypass in Nash County will require the North Carolina Department of Transportation to close the Sunset Avenue bridge on […]

Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Oct 5-8

October 2, 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 […]

Urban Art Is Changing Downtown Streetscapes

September 29, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor Adding art to cityscapes not only allows people to enjoy seeing unique art pieces on their daily travels, it provides an opportunity for artists to share their talents and make an […]

Knightdale’s New Mumkin Fest is Oct. 13-15

September 28, 2017

Mumkin Fest is a free event, open to the public, to be held  October 13-15, 2017, in Knightdale Station Park, 810 N First Avenue, Knightdale NC. Of course, there will be mums and pumpkins! This is the […]

Wendell Planning Autumn/Winter Community Events

September 27, 2017

A variety of events are planned in Wendell, North Carolina over the remainder of 2017. Town events, a Chamber festival, and special community happenings are included. 2017 Parade of Homes Tour Wendell Falls on Two […]

Winners of the 2017 Wilson Idol

September 27, 2017

Dr. Mildred Summerville is excited to announce the 2017 Wilson Idol Winners.  The fifth-annual Wilson Idol was an evening of performance that honors a person who is greatly venerated in his or her community and […]

Big Sweep Gears Up to Make A Big Difference

September 26, 2017

By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount You, your friends, family, and co-workers can make a difference in Nash and Edgecombe counties by participating in the Twin Counties Big Sweep Challenge. The event is a […]

Deadline Approaching for Writers Retreat

September 26, 2017

By Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council The deadline, October 15, 2017, is approaching to register for the Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) Writer’s Guild 5th-annual Writers’ Retreat. The retreat will be held November 18, […]

East Regional Library Announces Events for Oct. 2017

September 25, 2017

East Regional Library, located at 946 Steeple Square Court, in Knightdale, North Carolina, offers events for adults, teens, and young children including age-appropriate story times at the library. Listed below are October events, listed by […]

NC Coast Prepares for Hurricane Maria’s Arrival

September 24, 2017

Ocracoke Island to Evacuate Visitors Monday As Hurricane Maria approaches the North Carolina coast, the Governor urged residents in coastal areas to complete their personal and home preparedness and to be alert to any changes […]

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