Eastern North Carolina


Carolina RailHawks Join The Chef’s Academy for a “Cook-Off with a Kick” to Benefit North Carolina Food Bank

Aug. 28 community event to include team meet-and-greet, food tasting and beer sampling CARY, NC August 14, 2014 – The Carolina RailHawks will be stepping off the pitch Thursday, August 28, to compete for bragging rights in a food challenge at The Chef”s Academy’s, Morrisville campus, 2001 Carrington Mill Blvd, from […]


Food Lion to Host “Thriller on the Griller” Local Events Starting Aug. 14 to Benefit Hope for the Warriors®

SALISBURY, NC August 13, 2014: What:  Food Lion will host its “Thriller on the Griller” fundraising events at area beach stores Aug. 14 through Aug. 18 to benefit Hope For The Warriors®. The events will begin Thursday and continue through Saturday in Jacksonville, N.C. They will continue on Sunday in […]


Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina to Host 2014 Walk for Wishes®

October 12th in Wrightsville Beach Annual Community Walk Presented by Cumulus Wilmington   MORRISVILLE, NC August 7, 2014 – Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina will host its 2014 Walk for Wishes® 5K at the John Nesbitt Loop in Wrightsville Beach on Sunday, October 12.  This community event, presented by Cumulus Wilmington […]


Eastern North Carolina Region Red Cross Shelter Update

WILMINGTON, NC, Saturday, February 15, 2014 All Red Cross shelters are currently closed except for Edgewood Elementary School in Columbus County.  About the American Red Cross: The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills […]


Eastern North Carolina Region of the American Red Cross Shelter Update

WILMINGTON, NC, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, 11:30am – Red Cross workers continue to help people without power due to the winter storm providing shelter, food and comfort to those affected.   The following is an updated shelter list:   Open: Columbus Edgewood Elementary School – open (no pets allowed) 317 […]


Eastern NC Red Cross Prepares for Winter Storm

Tips to Stay Safe during Winter Weather EASTERN, NC, Feb. 11, 2014 – As the southeast once again braces for winter storms, the Eastern NC Region of the American Red Cross is preparing to respond if needed.  Five teams of Red Cross shelter volunteers are on standby in the Cape […]


African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina Event at Barnes & Noble, Cary, Sunday, Feb 9 at 3 p.m.

CARY, NC Feb. 5, 2014 – African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina celebrates people, places and events in Eastern North Carolina, showcasing the music that has been part of family, church, and community for generations. African American Music Trails of North Carolina The guidebook covers the eastern North Carolina counties […]


African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina: A Celebratory Guide to Music Sites, Artists and Community Traditions

RALEIGH, NC December 9, 2013 – Bill Myers, a retired educator and renowned musician in Wilson, remembers when the North Carolina Arts Council started working on a project to document the contributions of African American musicians in the eastern part of the state. African American Music Trails Reading WHEN: Wednesday, […]


Red Cross Issues Safety Tips For 4th of July Holiday

Safely enjoy the beach, the fireworks and the backyard barbecue!   EASTERN, NC, July 2, 2013 — It’s time for Fourth of July celebrations – fireworks, a backyard barbecue, maybe a trip to the beach. Whatever people have planned, the American Red Cross wants them to enjoy their holiday and […]


Rotary Club of Morehead City-Noon to Help Grant Two Wishes in Carteret County

Upcoming fundraisers to benefit Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina   MORRISVILLE, NC June 19, 2013 — The Rotary Club of Morehead City-Noon announced that it will help Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina grant wishes to two children based in Carteret County with life-threatening medical conditions.  To meet this goal, the club will […]