Archives: September 2013

65th Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair

Tomorrow, Thursday, September 26th, marks the opening of the 65th annual Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. You’ll find entertainment, thrilling rides, a wide variety of foods, interesting exhibits, farm animals, tractors, and much more at the Wayne Fair. The Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair is an annual event that brings families and friends together each fall. Laugh, dance, win and play – come […]

Wide Open Bluegrass Festival

Music fans rejoice: the Wide Open Bluegrass Festival is taking over downtown Raleigh this weekend! The main stages at the Raleigh Convention Center and Red Hat Amphitheater will host some of the biggest names in bluegrass including: Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers, The Gibson Brothers, Punch Brothers, The Infamous Stringdusters and more! Music […]

Home Building Starts Up

Home builders in the U.S broke ground in August on the most single-family homes in six months and requested permits to construct even more in future months. The data would suggest that housing remains a driver of economic growth despite higher mortgage rates. According to the Commerce Department, construction of single-family homes started rose to 628,000 […]

NC Big On Solar

North Carolina has been ranked second in new solar capacity in the United States for the second quarter, says research organization NPD Solarbuzz. California led the way, not surprisingly, installing 521 megawatts of new solar capacity in the quarter.  North Carolina is well-covered in Solarbuzz’s just released solar industry publication, North America PV Markets Quarterly, for the second quarter. It notes […]