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Get ready for Rolesville’s annual barbecue cookoff

ROLESVILLE — The date for the fourth annual Hot Pick’n, Finger Lick’n BBQ & Bands, Rolesville’s largest barbecue cookoff, is set for Sept. 14. The competition is officially sanctioned by the N.C. Pork Council and will feature whole pig, chicken quarters and baby back ribs....
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Tipple for the theater

Forest Moon fundraiser next week. by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Forest Moon Theater Company’s play, Harvey, is just one month away. A fundraiser for the theater company will be held next week, Sept. 12, 7-9:30 p.m. and Sept. 13, 8:30-10 p.m. at Wine 101 in Heritage. Joe “the Piano...

Miltons hosts American Heart Association fundraiser Monday

WAKE FOREST — Have you or someone you know been affected by heart disease and/or stroke? Wake Forest-based Custom Built Chiks, a weight loss inspiration group for women, is partnering with the American Heart Association and Milton’s Pizza & Pasta Monday, Sept. 9, between 5-9...
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Dog training complex expands with arena

by Jonathan McNamara YOUNGSVILLE — As a new premier destination for dog agility competitions, Teamworks Dog Training, LLC held its grand opening for their agility arena Aug. 31-Sept. 2. “The first of its kind in all of the Carolinas, we offer a dedicated dog agility facility that...

Fall events featured statewide

Looking for something to do this fall? From first-time festivals to annual favorites, lively events fill the fall calendar in North Carolina. Hollerin’ Heritage Festival Sept. 14, Spiveys Corner: Nobody hollers or celebrates the age-old communication form like the folks around...