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  • North Carolina Voters Feeling Anxiety Over Their Retirement Savings

    Registered voters in North Carolina ages 25 to 64 do not feel financially prepared for retirement according to a new survey by AARP. AARP’s survey of 600 registered voters found that over half (56 %) feel that they are behind in their retirement savings. According to AARP North Carolina President [...]

    2019-05-31T14:59:31-04:00May 31st, 2019|News & Information|

    First Southeastern Plant Symposium to Launch June 7-8

    Colleagues Mark Weathington, director of JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University, and Tony Avent, founder of Juniper Level Botanic Garden and Plant Delights Nursery, will launch the first Southeastern Plant Symposium in Raleigh, N.C., June 7 and 8. “The Southeastern Plant Symposium is an incredible opportunity for professionals [...]

    2019-05-30T17:36:37-04:00May 20th, 2019|News & Information|

    Dr. Althea Taylor-Jones Recieves AARP Andrus Award

    Dr. Althea Taylor-Jones of Kernersville, N.C., is the recipient of the AARP North Carolina’s 2018 Andrus Award, the most prestigious AARP Award for community service. Dr. Taylor-Jones has volunteered with AARP for more than 20 years, serving as an officer with the Winston-Salem AARP Chapter, on the AARP North Carolina [...]

    2019-03-22T19:03:29-04:00March 22nd, 2019|News & Information|

    Jodi Kolada, MGS, Promoted at Well•Spring Solutions

    Jodi Kolada, MGS, has been promoted to Director of Business and Caregiver Outreach with Well•Spring Solutions, a subsidiary of The Well•Spring Group. She will lead the business development and strategic growth of Well•Spring Solutions, as well as overseeing Just1Navigator and Caregiver Support/Education efforts. [...]

    2019-03-22T18:44:52-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Home Care & Home Health, News & Information|

    James Richardson Named One of Best-In-State Wealth Advisor

    James M. Richardson was named to the list of “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” published by Forbes magazine. The list recognizes financial advisors who have demonstrated high levels of ethical standards, professionalism, and success in the business. The rankings are based on data provided by over 11,000 of the nation’s most productive [...]

    Jaki Shelton Green Named N.C. Poet Laureate

    Jaki Shelton Green was inducted North Carolina’s ninth Poet Laureate on Monday, Feb. 18, at a ceremony in the North Carolina State Capitol. Jaki Shelton Green is the first African American and the third woman to serve as the state’s ambassador for poetry and the spoken word. Green spoke and read two poems. [...]

    2019-03-22T15:13:12-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Arts & Culture, News & Information|

    N.C. Museum of History – North Carolina & World War I

    The North Carolina Museum of History will extend the North Carolina & World War I exhibit through May 27, 2019. North Carolina & World War I is a free, award-winning exhibit commemorating the centennial of U.S. entry into World War I and focuses on North Carolina’s role in the War to End All Wars on the western front in [...]

    2019-03-22T14:57:20-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Arts & Culture, News & Information|

    N.C. Museum of History – The North Carolina Roots of Artist Ernie Barnes

    The North Carolina Museum of History will extend The North Carolina Roots of Artist Ernie Barnes exhibit through May 27, 2019. The North Carolina Roots of Artist Ernie Barnes exhibit showcases many unpublished Ernie Barnes original paintings, as well as artifacts from his life. Barnes was born in Durham and attended Hillside High School and North Carolina College (now [...]

    2019-03-22T14:56:42-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Arts & Culture, News & Information|

    Crooks Corner Book Prize

    Deadline is May 15 for the Crooks Corner Book Prize. The prize is awarded for the best debut novel set in the American South. The prize is intended to encourage emerging writers, whether published by established publishing houses, by small independent publishers, or self-published. Crook’s Corner is a restaurant in Chapel Hill [...]

    2019-03-22T13:46:58-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Arts & Culture, News & Information|

    “The Beautiful Brain” at UNC-CH

    On exhibit through April 7, Santiago Ramón y Cajal’s drawings of the brain are both aesthetically astonishing and scientifically significant. The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal is the first museum exhibition to present these amazing works within their historical context. Scientists throughout the world know Cajal (1852–1934) as the father of the study of the structure [...]

    2019-03-22T12:19:30-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Arts & Culture, News & Information|
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