The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health, Communicable Disease Branch is excited to announce the annual “Fight the Bite!” campaign. We want you to help us educate North Carolinians about the prevention of vector-borne diseases by ‘fighting the bite!’ Ticks and mosquitoes cause a great deal of illness in […]

Calling on all young artists in grades K-5! Please join us for our annual student art poster contest. This year’s theme, “Morrisville Roots for Trees,” centers on the importance and benefits of trees for our community. For example, trees help reduce greenhouse gases, thereby reducing the impact of climate change. They also help filter our water […]

Durham County has ordered a new mobile vehicle that will serve residents as a “mobile Durham County Office.”  It will assist with county staff delivering enhanced public outreach and bring more services to the community. The vehicle will be purchased with funds from the approved Durham County budget and is currently being built. The features […]

The Wake County Soil and Water Conservation team is hoping to inspire 4th and 5th grade students to discover the fascinating world living underground and enter a statewide poster contest to earn cash prizes. “The Living Soil” contest is part of an annual competition offering young people a chance to showcase their talents, learn about conservation and […]

Aspiring authors of all ages have a chance claim their moment in the literary spotlight as part of the annual writing contest put on by Wake County Public Libraries. Starting today through April 30, kids, teens and adults are invited to submit one original work for consideration in WCPL’s writing contest, “Wake Writes Together.” Writers […]

Do you know an incredible kid? This Heart Month, let’s celebrate incredible kids with big hearts. Whether it’s a youngster who’s recently overcome an obstacle or one who shows kindness every day, we want to hear about it. Nominate the incredible kid(s) in your life by submitting a photo, name and a brief caption to […]

The Contest Show us how you’d reduce stormwater pollution and protect waterways in Raleigh. Video and art entries will be selected based on messaging, creativity, and quality. Winners in each category will receive a $500 prize. Submit your application. Entries are due Feb. 26, 2021. Key Messages Entries should convey one of these key messages: Why only rain […]

The Durham County Board of Elections in conjunction with the City of Durham is formally announcing the second ever ‘I Voted’ Sticker contest for Durham County. The winning design will be chosen by Durham County residents and will be given to voters during the 2020 General Election. Artists and residents that are interested in participating […]

We’re all struggling to keep the kids engaged and active during this quarantine period. The Wake County Library has come up with a way to keep their little creative juices flowing with a story writing contest!   Participants are invited to submit one entry. Original entries can be handwritten or typed, up to 1,000 words. […]

Rickey Smiley Morning Show

05/05/14 – Click inside to hear Home Depot’s Melissa Brown announce which HBCU’s  won the Retool Your School Campus Improvement Grant Program.

Wake County residents and visitors are invited to participate in Wake County’s first Instagram contest. To enter, people should follow Wake County on Instagram and upload photos that they believe best portray how “Wake is Great” and tag the images with the hashtag #wakeisgreat. Selected photos will be featured on and in the 2013 […]