In music circles, Jolene is the temptress with flowing red hair who flirts with Dolly Parton’s man in the classic country song “Jolene,” released in 1973.
RALEIGH — Innovating to keep the music playing for all North Carolinians amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Carolina Symphony announces its reimagined 2020/21 season, which will open with a virtually streamed performance on Saturday, Sept. 26. As North Carolina’s state orchestra, music ed…
NEW BERN — The New Bern Historical Society is inviting everyone to join them on Facebook as they present two more virtual programs from engaging local historians.
Describing an important piece of geography within Carteret County’s “archipelago,” Dr. Margaret Ruth Little, an esteemed art and architectural historian, reports:
EMERALD ISLE — The Emerald Isle Fishing Tournament raised $29,110 for local scholarships and waterway dredging efforts during a virtual auction held live on Facebook Wednesday.
North Carolina excels in “sausage supremacy,” according to Thom Duncan, a writer in Charlotte. He’s on a personal treasure hunt to find “swine finery.”
MOREHEAD CITY — Since 1999, those who attended Morehead City High School have joined together annually for an all-class reunion held at the Sanitary Fish Market and Restaurant. Classes included are 1940 until the school closed in 1967.
BEAUFORT — Weaving together historical tidbits with personal anecdotes, Curtis Oden took riders of the Beaufort Historical Association’s double-decker bus on a sold-out tour of Beaufort’s black history Sept. 5.
When Yankee soldiers overwhelmed the Confederate troops at Fort Macon in April 1862 in an action-packed version of “capture the flag” with real ammunition, Beaufort prepared for an extended period of “Union occupation.”
NEW BERN — Join local attorneys Brenda C. George and Linda R. Monk at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, for an online conversation celebrating Constitution Day and exploring how that document continues to guide us.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Crystal Coast Choral Society’s fall 2020 Messiah concert is one of the latest events to be canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW BERN — The New Bern Historical Society knows where all the skeletons in New Bern are buried. And they’ll share some of those hidden secrets during the 30th Annual Ghostwalk, “Tales from the Underground,” Oct. 22-24.
CARTERET COUNTY — Carteret Partnership for Children was recently awarded a $4,450 grant from Duke University/Duke University Marine Laboratory under The Emergency Relief Fund for Community Organizations in Carteret County.
MOREHEAD CITY — Caroline’s Collectables, which supports the Carteret County Domestic Violence Program, is having a 50% off fall clothing sale through Saturday, Sept. 12.
BEAUFORT — Public operations remain suspended at the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort — with one notable exception: The Museum Store has reopened to the public.
MOREHEAD CITY — Carolina Artist Gallery is calling for artists for the new show, “Fickle Weather.” The show will run from September 12 to October 31, and art entries are accepted at the gallery September 3, 4, and 5 from 11-5, 814 Arendell St., Morehead City.
CARTERET COUNTY — Cody Eure, 13, of Morehead City, has earned the Scouts BSA highest rank of Eagle Scout. According to Scouts BSA, Eure is one of only approximately six percent of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle rank.
MOREHEAD CITY — Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Carteret County Domestic Violence Program has canceled its annual luncheon and fashion show fundraiser, set for November.
CARTERET COUNTY — Scouts North Carolina - Coastal Pines and Girl Scouts of the USA kicked off a countdown to the 2021 Girl Scout Cookie season with the announcement of a new cookie in central and eastern North Carolina and other select areas: Toast-Yay!TM, a French toast–inspired cookie dipp…
The “Owney the Postal Dog” commemorative postage stamp, issued in 2011 by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), generated a lot of publicity for the famous canine postal service mascot who lived in the late 19th century.