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Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Jan. 24-27, 2019 (1/22/2019)- Compiled by Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond including a few unique coastal or mountain events. While most listed events are free [...] Student Coding Software Released in Ojibwe Language (1/20/2019)- Canadian students can now develop their computational thinking skills while reinforcing their knowledge of the Ojibwe language, an indigenous language spoken in Canada and the northern United States, thanks to a new Ojibwe language version of [...] Recalls Issued Due to Rubber, Wood in Meat Products (1/19/2019)- Recalls issued in the last few days cover chicken and pork processed foods contaminated, likely during the manufacturing process. Chicken nuggets potentially contaminated with wood, and pork sausage contaminated with rubber, resulted in the recall [...] Selma Museum Presentation on Vick’s Inventor is Jan. 26 (1/18/2019)- The Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum will present a program on the life and times of Lunsford Richardson, inventor of Vick’s VapoRub, and the product’s impact. Free and open-to-the-public, the program is scheduled for Saturday, [...] Rocky Mount, NC Conference to Engage Community through Food (1/18/2019)- Join professionals from North Carolina A&T State University, local experts and master gardeners on Saturday, January 26, 2019, 8:30am-2pm, for the inaugural Community, Food and Connection Conference. The conference will be held at the Imperial Centre for [...] CBD Product TV Commercials Have Arrived (1/17/2019)- Pet Med Labs Makes Television Broadcast History as the First Company to Sell CBD Products on Television Taking advantage of the new Farm Bill (Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018) which has legalized cannabidiol (CBD) products [...] Registration Open for Johnston County Writers Conference (1/15/2019)- Inaugural Writers Conference Set for Apr. 6 in Selma NC “Unbox Your Creativity” at the upcoming Johnston County Writers Conference, organized by the Johnston County Writers Group. Local author-speakers will impart their knowledge regarding writing [...] Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Jan. 17-20, 2019 (1/14/2019)- Compiled by Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond including a few unique coastal or mountain events. While most listed events are free [...] “Shark Tank” Star to Tout Colorado Company’s Hemp Products (1/12/2019)- Cornerstone Botanicals, an innovative Colorado-based company focused on the production of hemp oil products with cannabidiol (CBD), announces the commencement of a direct response television (DRTV) media campaign partnered with “Shark Tank” Star Kevin Harrington’s As Seen On [...] The Strange-ness: New Cookie Dough Safe to Eat Raw (1/12/2019)- Colorado-based Sara’s Cosmic Cookie Dough recently announces the launch of its edible cookie dough that’s safe to eat raw or baked. The plant-based cookie dough “is better for you while tasting just like your classic favorites without [...] Legendary Bob Woodward Speaking at Events in Washington, DC, and Ontario, Canada, This Week (1/12/2019)- This week, Bob Woodward, known as half of the “Watergate” investigative team of Woodward and Bernstein, will join a discussion on integrity, trust, and the Watergate legacy in Washington, DC; then speak on the Presidency [...]