Upgraded NC 911 System Will Help Save Lives

September 25, 2017

New Digital System Eventually Will Be Able to Receive Texts, Pictures, Video By Bill Holmes, NC Department of Information Technology North Carolina will improve its 911 services by upgrading the technology that serves as the backbone […]

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 […]

North Carolina Full of Fall Film Festivals

September 2, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor Each year, North Carolina is host to dozens of film festivals from coast to mountains. Festivals coming up in Fall 2017 — actually, starting with a festival September 16, about 6 […]

National Hunting and Fishing Day to Be Held in Windsor NC

August 30, 2017

The Roanoke/Cashie River Center (RCRC), US Fish and Wildlife Service’s Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge, and the Town of Windsor are joining together in presenting a Wildlife Hunting, Fishing, and Recreation Celebration Day on September […]

Artists Sought for 2018 NC Duck Stamp Competition

August 28, 2017

By Jodie B. Owen, ncwildlife.org The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and the Washington Tourism Development Authority are seeking artists for their annual NC Waterfowl Conservation Stamp Print competition. The winning artwork will be featured on […]

Equine Infectious Anemia found in North Carolina Mule

August 25, 2017

On August 25, 2017, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) Veterinary Division reported that a 14-year-old female mule in Johnston County had contracted equine infectious anemia (EIA). The disease was discovered through […]

NC Industrial Hemp Commission to Meet Aug. 30

August 25, 2017

The North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission will hold a public meeting via telephone conference call to review and approve research pilot program applications. The meeting is Wednesday, August 30, 2017, starting at 8am. The meeting will […]

DuPont State Recreational Forest NC Eclipse Safety

August 20, 2017

No Eclipse Viewing Events Are Planned at Forest and Parking Space is Limited By Bruce MacDonald, NC Forest Service The North Carolina Forest Service reminds visitors who may be planning to visit DuPont State Recreational […]

NC Board of Agriculture to Meet on Aug. 23

August 15, 2017

By Tina Hlabse, NCDA&CS The North Carolina Board of Agriculture will hold its quarterly meeting Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at 2pm in the Martin Building at the NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh […]

NC Sees First 2017 Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Case

August 6, 2017

State Vet Encourages Equine Owners to Vaccinate Animals By Dr. Mike Neault, NCDA&CS Veterinary Division A 16-year-old paint horse in Cabarrus County, North Carolina has died after contracting Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis (EEE). EEE is a mosquito-borne […]

Oprah Winfrey Network to Feature NC Charity on Aug. 12

July 30, 2017

World Premiere in North Carolina on August 10 By Robert B Butler, www.RBButler.com The Hero Effect, a one-hour documentary-series on the Oprah Winfrey Network, spotlights North Carolina’s Indo Jax Surf Charities on Saturday, August 12, 2017, […]

NC 2017 Food Safety Forum is Aug. 15

July 30, 2017

By Brian Long, NCDA&CS Helping small farms prepare for new federal food safety rules will be among topics covered at the 13th-annual Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum on August 15, 2017, at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. […]

Fast Repairs Needed Following Outer Banks Power Outage

July 28, 2017

On Friday, July 28, 2017, Governor Roy Cooper urged authorities to work quickly to restore power to Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands in North Carolina following the major outage that occurred there yesterday afternoon. “The situation is […]

NC Industrial Hemp Commission to Meet July 28

July 26, 2017

The North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission will hold a public meeting to review and approve applications for the research pilot program and to begin making permanent rules. The meeting is Friday, July 28, 2017, starting at […]

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