*UPDATE: The Holly Springs International Food Festival has been postponed due to the risk of severe storms this evening. The event has been rescheduled to Friday, June 3. More details about the rescheduled festival will be shared soon.* New for 2022, the Holly Springs International Food Festival celebrates different cultures from around the world. MORE […]

As individuals age and develop chronic medical conditions, they are less likely to sense and respond to changes in temperature. They may also be taking medications that can worsen the impact of extreme heat. Take advantage of Operation Fan Heat Relief (OFHR) and help adults at risk stay safe this summer. Since 1986, Duke Energy […]

Black Restaurant Week is presenting its 2nd annual campaign in the Carolinas. This year we are passionate more than ever to serve the culinary industry. We’ve expanded our participation from restaurants to food trucks, sweets, and more. Check out the full list of participating restaurants here. The event is happening now through May 1st. https://player.vimeo.com/video/521204555?h=1eab661d5c […]

It seems like self-care is the thing that everyone has been talking about since we got hit with a pandemic. But what is self-care? Is it just getting a manicure and a massage? Or is it more than that? We chatted with Doc Swiner about the benefits of and types of self-care as well as […]

The 1st Anniversary of Pastor Sharon Dean, Sr. Pastor of Wake Chapel Church will kick off this Friday into the Weekend. Melissa talked with Pastor Dean about the upcoming events and more… Listen in https://soundcloud.com/melissawadeinthewater/interview-with-wake-chapel-church-pastor-dean?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing     Friday April 22nd –  Formal Gala (SOLD OUT) Saturday April 23rd  –  3:30pm Documentary viewing Sunday April 24th  […]

Join us along Festival Street (Owen Avenue) in downtown Wake Forest on Saturday, April 23, for Forest Fest! Presented by Wake Forest Downtown, Inc. in partnership with the Town of Wake Forest, the Wake Forest Guild of Artists, the Wake Forest Historical Museum, and the Wake Forest Farmers Market, this fun-filled event will feature: Live […]

Enjoy a day filled with an eclectic mix of music, food, hands-on environmental education activities and much more! Durham Earth Day Festival Sunday, April 24, 2022 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street All activities are free! Food and Earth Day Market goods are available for purchase. Rain or shine! Earth Day Festival […]

The Town of Morrisville will honor the earth by having an Earth Day Celebration & Green Day event on Saturday, April 30th. The Earth Day Celebration will coincide with the Western Wake Farmers’ Market at the Healthy Food Hub. This event will support the Town’s pro-pollinator efforts through native plant education and awareness, as part of the Mayor’s Monarch […]

Free and open to the public, the shred event will take place rain or shine in the parking lot of the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., from noon to 4 p.m. – or until the two paper shredding trucks are full. The occasion will offer area residents and businesses the opportunity to […]

  It’s “A Richard Smallwood Gospel Celebration” and Melissa talked with the legend about his upcoming concert. The legend Richard Smallwood will be performing with The Greensboro Symphony Orchestra on Friday April 29th at 8pm at The Steven Tanger Center for Performing Arts. Listen as Melissa talks with Richard Smallwood about the concert…. as well […]

The N.C. Department of Revenue (NCDOR) plans to launch the application for Phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant (BRG) program on Monday, May 2, 2022, with changes to the program’s eligibility criteria allowing many additional businesses to qualify for these grants.  BRG will issue a payment to an eligible North Carolina business that suffered […]

Registration for Summer Fun 2022 is live! Durham Summer Fun provides a large selection of low cost skill-building camps for youth in addition to some of the most affordable residential camping in the state. 4-H has been serving youth for 120 years, and is the largest youth-based organization in the country! Visit our Summer Fun […]