Nevermore Film Festival Comes To Carolina Theatre Feb. 12-14

February 3, 2016

Released by Joe Student, Content Marketing & Media Relations, The Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc.  Screening films from the frightening to the fantastic, the 17th Annual Nevermore Film Festival is scheduled for the Carolina Theatre of Durham from February […]

Annual Heart Strings Valentine’s Day Dinner in Bunn NC

February 3, 2016

Common Grounds Coffee & Music House’s second annual Valentines Day dinner is taking reservations. Planned for February 14, 2016, the evening includes special music, a catered dinner, and a romantic time. A popular event last year, this Second Annual […]

Breckenridge Film Festival Issues Call for Entries

February 3, 2016

According to the Colorado Office of Film, Television, & Media (, the Call for Entries is open for the 2016 Breckenridge Film Festival, held each year in Breckenridge CO. Films will be accepted in traditional categories, […]

Bunn Coffee House Offers Children’s Tea

January 30, 2016

“A Tea with Snow White” Common Grounds Coffee & Music House is hosting a special children’s tea party January 30, 2016, from 1pm until 3pm. This is no mere pretend Tea Party. This is the real deal. […]

Bunn Fun Day Seeking Sponsors

January 29, 2016

Second Annual Event Offers Local Businesses Sponsorship Opportunities By Kay Whatley and Sherry Mercer  The Town of Bunn is bringing back their Bunn Fun Day for a second time. The family-friendly event offers residents and visitors […]

Maury NC VFR Seeking Applicants for Part-Time EMT Job Openings

January 27, 2016

Released by Brandon Johnson Maury Volunteer Fire and Rescue, located in Maury NC, is now accepting applications for part-time EMT-Intermediate positions. Eight positions are available. The job description includes the following: Work alongside certified and experienced firefighters and […]

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 […]

Most Luminous Galaxy Is Ripping Itself Apart

January 19, 2016

 Released by Elizabeth Landau, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory  In a far-off galaxy, 12.4 billion light-years from Earth, a ravenous black hole is devouring galactic grub. Its feeding frenzy produces so much energy, it stirs up gas across […]

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 […]

Local Donations Sought for Zebulon Seniors

January 12, 2016

When Susan Aceti’s mother went to visit a friend at a senior nursing home, she saw residents eager for connection and a break from their everyday schedule. Susan felt her heart pushing her to do something […]

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 […]

Denver’s Valkarie Gallery Issues Call for Entries

January 8, 2016

Part of Denver’s Month of Print Making for 2016 Released by Valkarie Gallery, via Mirror, Mirror will be a juried exhibition by local artist and owner/publisher of 1/1 Magazine, Raymundo Muñoz. This exhibition will […]

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) […]

New Bobcat Arrives at Conservators Center

January 8, 2016

Contributed by Mandy Matson Fuzzy Bobcat is one of the most recent retirees to the Conservators Center in Burlington, North Carolina. Fuzzy is a 16-year-old male we brought in as a new companion to our […]

NASA CORAL Mission to Raise Reef Studies to New Level

January 7, 2016

Released by Alan Buis (JPL) and Steve Cole (NASA), and written by Carol Rasmussen (NASA Earth Science News Team) A new three-year NASA field expedition gets underway this year that will use advanced instruments on airplanes and in […]

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, […]

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