Q-munity Events

  1. Children’s Book Sale for Smart Start

    February 23 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  2. Cruise the Caribbean with Mark & Paige

    February 25 - March 2
  3. Community Foundation – Vintage Carolina

    March 4 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
  4. St Gerard House Mardi Gras Party and 50/50 Cash Raffle

    March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  5. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

    March 12 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  6. Wonder Gala for Hands On! at Point Lookout Vineyards

    March 16 @ 5:30 am - 9:00 pm

RSS The Lightning


  • DMV Adds License Examiners February 15, 2019
    RALEIGH - As part of the effort to improve customer service at driver license offices statewide, the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles will add 15 new driver license examiner graduates to 14 offices next week.
  • Elon Poll Looks At Alcohol Sales February 12, 2019
    ELON -- A recent Elon University Poll has found that a majority of North Carolinians support changing how the state regulates retail liquor sales, with 52 percent in favor of the state closing ABC stores and allowing private businesses to sell liquor.
  • Cooper Names Beasley As Chief Judge February 12, 2019
    RALEIGH -- Governor Roy Cooper named Associate Justice Cheri Beasley as Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court.
  • New Report Looks At Child Poverty February 11, 2019
    RALEIGH - Nearly 1 million children in North Carolina live in poor or low-income homes, according to U.S. census figures. The nonprofit group NC Child has released  a series of reports on the longer-term effects of poverty on children.
  • State Announces New Medicaid Plans February 4, 2019
    RALEIGH -- The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced the selection of Prepaid Health Plans that will participate in Medicaid managed care when the program launches in November 2019.

RSS Today in History

  • The most daring act of the age February 9, 2010
    During the First Barbary War, U.S. Lieutenant Stephen Decatur leads a military mission that famed British Admiral Horatio Nelson calls the “most daring act of the age.” In June 1801, President Thomas Jefferson ordered U.S. Navy vessels to the Mediterranean Sea in protest of continuing raids against ...
  • Castro sworn in February 9, 2010
    On February 16, 1959, Fidel Castro is sworn in as prime minister of Cuba after leading a guerrilla campaign that forced right-wing dictator Fulgencio Batista into exile. Castro, who became commander in chief of Cuba’s armed forces after Batista was ousted on January 1, replaced the more moderate ...