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 […]

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 […]

Eastern NC Business Events and Networking Oct. 2017

September 24, 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. Note that regular Chamber member meetings or semi-closed leads groups, are […]

Things We Did: Raleigh Greek Festival 2017

September 10, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor On September 8, 2017, my sister, daughter, and I returned to the Raleigh Greek Festival for the second year in a row.  The festival was in its 36th year of bringing […]

Rocky Mount promotes September as Preparedness Month

September 6, 2017

Residents Urged to Be Aware and Prepare By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount NC Governor Roy Cooper proclaimed September as North Carolina Preparedness Month, which coincides with National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the US […]

Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Sept 7-10

September 6, 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 […]

Lidl Grocery in Wilson NC: An Interesting Store

September 3, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor The German grocery store chain, Lidl, opened stores across North Carolina this year. Once of the stores is located in Wilson NC along Raleigh Road Parkway. The store is designed to […]

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 […]

Eastern NC Halloween Attractions and Farm Fun

September 2, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor These attractions and farm activities are ordered by town name. Ticket information and 2017 pricing may be found by following links, which are provided for attractions. In addition to the ongoing […]

Rocky Mount NC Library Offerings for Fall 2017

August 31, 2017

Braswell Memorial Library, located at 727 N Grace Street, Rocky Mount NC, offers programs for adults and teens alongside SCORE programs for business. Check out the programs scheduled for Fall 2017. The library is online at braswell-library.libguides.com. Programs for […]

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