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 […]




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 […]




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 […]




Wilson County Public library Announces Summer Reading

May 24, 2017

By Will Robinson, Local History and Genealogy Librarian, Wilson County Public Library Wilson County Public Library has been busy preparing for this year’s Summer Reading Program. The goals of Summer Reading are: To encourage and motivate children and their […]




Conference on Elder Abuse and Aging is Jun. 1

May 23, 2017

The Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments (UCPCOG) Area Agency on Aging is holding a public conference on June 1, 2017. Admission is free, with lunch and snacks provided. The event is designed for professionals, […]




Afternoon Tea with Artist Dawn Lancaster

May 23, 2017

By Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council Franklin County Arts Council invites the public to Afternoon Tea with Dawn Lancaster June 3, 2017, from noon to 2pm, at the Franklin County Arts Council in downtown Franklinton, […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — May 24-28

May 22, 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 […]




“Homeplace Under Fire” Showcases Farm Advocates

May 19, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor Driving to the Bryan Center at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, yesterday for the film screening of Homeplace Under Fire, I passed farms along the way. An “Eggs for Sale” sign caught my eye, […]




NC Farmers Should Prepare for Hurricane Season

May 17, 2017

By Brian Long, NCDA&CS Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler’s annual plea for farmers to prepare for hurricane season is especially poignant this year, considering many are still recovering from Hurricane Matthew. “Hurricane Matthew is a painfully […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — May 17-21

May 16, 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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