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Coach Danny Ford, Clemson featured on Havoline Football Saturdays this Saturday

Coach Danny Ford, Clemson featured on Havoline Football Saturdays this Saturday

Emmy Award-Winning Havoline Football Saturdays Wraps Up Summer with Episode 6 Airing This Weekend This Week Features Coaching Great Danny Ford, Broadcasting Great Lee Corso, Louisville Linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin, and an All-Day Road Trip to Clemson CHARLOTTE, NC August 14, 2014 – Raycom Sports’ multi-Emmy Award-winning summer television series, “Havoline Football Saturdays,” concludes its eleventh season this summer with Episode 6.  The series, with six one-hour episodes, is hosted by Tim Brando and syndicated in 92 markets throughout the country. This week’s show features coaching great Danny Ford. Known as an old school coach, Ford played college football at Alabama, learning the sport from legendary coach Bear Bryant. He went on to become head coach at Clemson in 1978.   In […]

PS Charities – Ten for 10 Raffle Tickets to support GySgt Jonathan Gifford MARSOC Memorial Scholarship Fund

PS Charities – Ten for 10 Raffle Tickets to support GySgt Jonathan Gifford MARSOC Memorial Scholarship Fund

ALEXANDRIA, VA August 13, 2014 – In conjunction with PS Charities’ 6th Annual North Carolina Golf Tournament, we are offering tickets for a great raffle with TEN (10) chances to win!  Our great prizes include: Remington 1911 with custom trigger job and Novak sights, (2) iPad Minis, (2) Ruth’s Chris Gift Cards, $250 Williams-Sonoma Gift Card, $500 Tiffany & Co. Gift Card, $500 American Express Gift Card, $500 Ritz-Carlton Gift Card, and 42” Flat Screen TV! Tickets are only 1 for $10 or 3 for $25 and the drawing will be held at the North Carolina Golf Tournament on September 29th.  Winner need not be present!  100% of the proceeds will benefit the GySgt Jonathan Gifford MARSOC Memorial Scholarship Fund. […]

Food Lion to Host “Thriller on the Griller” Local Events Starting Aug. 14 to Benefit Hope for the Warriors®

Food Lion to Host “Thriller on the Griller” Local Events Starting Aug. 14 to Benefit Hope for the Warriors®

SALISBURY, NC August 13, 2014: What:  Food Lion will host its “Thriller on the Griller” fundraising events at area beach stores Aug. 14 through Aug. 18 to benefit Hope For The Warriors®. The events will begin Thursday and continue through Saturday in Jacksonville, N.C. They will continue on Sunday in Sneads Ferry, N.C., and the final event will be held on Monday in Wallace, N.C. Who: For a small donation, customers can purchase lunch donated by vendors as well as bid on silent auction items. The stores will also have music and games. All proceeds will benefit Hope For The Warriors®. Where: Aug. 14 – 175 Freedom Way, Jacksonville, N.C. – 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 15 – 861 Piney Green […]

Gary Clark Jr. Joins the Lineup for Farm Aid 2014 Coming to North Carolina

Gary Clark Jr. Joins the Lineup for Farm Aid 2014 Coming to North Carolina

Limited Number of Tickets Remain for Farm Aid’s Food and Music Festival on Sept. 13 at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre RALEIGH, NC August 13, 2014 — Gary Clark Jr., Todd Snider and the Raelyn Nelson Band will join Farm Aid at its annual benefit concert at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre on Saturday, Sept. 13, the organization announced today. TICKETS: Farm Aid 2014 – Raleigh, NC Sept. 13 “Over the past 29 years, hundreds of artists have stood with family farmers and electrified Farm Aid audiences,” said Farm Aid Executive Director Carolyn Mugar. “Farm Aid is proud to welcome these talented performers to our stage for the first time.” Gary Clark Jr., Todd Snider and the Raelyn Nelson Band join the already star-studded […]

NCBA Foundation’s Camp Challenge concludes 21<sup>st</sup> Year

NCBA Foundation’s Camp Challenge concludes 21st Year

GREENSBORO, NC August 12, 2014 – The North Carolina Bankers Association Foundation’s Camp Challenge, a financial literacy summer camp for high-achieving, low-resource middle school students, has successfully concluded its 21st summer. For the first time, Camp Challenge was held at YMCA Camp Weaver in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Camp’s eight weeks of programming wrapped up on Friday, August 8. Camp Challenge strives to impart positive financial management habits and foundational principles to North Carolina middle school students through a summer camp learning experience.  Campers come from all regions of North Carolina throughout eight weeks of Camp.  Over the past 21 years, more than 9,500 of these high-achieving, low-resource children have benefited from the Camp Challenge experience and its curriculum.  To […]

Greenville to Host World Series Trophy on Wednesday

Greenville to Host World Series Trophy on Wednesday

Trophy will be at Fluor Field in the evening after making stops with sponsors around town during the day GREENVILLE, SC August 12, 2014 – In their role as the first full-season affiliate in the Boston Red Sox organization, the Greenville Drive play an important part in player development and helping players reach their goal of making the major leagues.  The Red Sox reached the pinnacle of baseball by winning the World Series in 2013, and the Drive will be rewarded for their part in the Red Sox title by hosting the World Series trophy on Wednesday. “We are extremely thrilled to be able to host Boston’s World Series trophy on Wednesday,” commented Drive General Manager Eric Jarinko.  “The Red […]

This Week on Pleasure Island (Aug. 11-17, 2014)

This Week on Pleasure Island (Aug. 11-17, 2014)

CAROLINA BEACH, NC August 12, 2014 – As the summer approaches Labor Day, Pleasure Island has another great week of FREE activities for your vacationing and leisure-time fulfillment. There is always something for everyone on our little slice of paradise. Please plan to join us for Thursday nights’ FREE concert on August 14th from 6:30 until 9:30 featuring the hard-driving, country-inspired sounds of the DREW SMITH BAND. And don’t forget to stay for our fantastic DOUBLE Fireworks show at 9:00 pm (weather permitting). Come join your family and friends at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk for a night of FREE fun, music and fireworks. The following night, the Town of Kure Beach will sponsor The Friday Variety Entertinmant with Rock Popera […]

Phlock to the Beach Weekend Southport-Oak Island Schedule of Events

Phlock to the Beach Weekend Southport-Oak Island Schedule of Events

SOUTHPORT-OAK ISLAND AREA, NC August 12, 2014 – The Chamber of Commerce for the Southport-Oak Island area will host a long weekend of Jimmy Buffett-Style events August 22-24, 2014. Activities include pub tours throughout Southport and Oak Island, beach game tournaments and concerts. An annual festival, it is expected to draw many Buffett fans from across North Carolina and neighboring states. The fun begins with a local Parrot Head Pub & Grub Crawl on Friday, August 22nd.   After a day of Oak Island beach games including corn hole and horse shoes on Saturday and an Art on the Apron event at the Cape Fear Regional Airport on August 23rd , the day ends with a concert held at the […]

5 Seconds of Summer announce Raleigh concert during 2015 North America Tour

5 Seconds of Summer announce Raleigh concert during 2015 North America Tour

5 SECONDS OF SUMMER ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL NORTH CAROLINA CONCERT DATE THE ‘ROCK OUT WITH YOUR SOCKS OUT’ 2015 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR PRESENTED BY NABISCO TICKETS: 5 Seconds of Summer WALNUT CREEK AMPHITHEATRE RALEIGH – SEPTEMBER 10, 2015 Pop punk sensations 5 Seconds of Summer announced today the addition of a date in Raleigh, NC to their massive 2015 Rock Out With Your Socks Out Tour in support of their Billboard chart-topping, self-titled debut album. The band’s first-ever North American headlining tour, produced and promoted exclusively by Live Nation and presented by Nabisco, the makers of OREO, RITZ and HONEY MAID, will kick off on July 17, 2015 at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas, Nev. The tour will […]

Sneads Ferry Community Theatre presents a laugh-filled look at friendship with The Dixie Swim Club

Sneads Ferry Community Theatre presents a laugh-filled look at friendship with The Dixie Swim Club

SNEADS FERRY, NC August 12, 2014 – Don’t be fooled into thinking this show is just for women.  “… the men in the audience were laughing and applauding just as hard as the women, and enjoying every minute.”  –Una Harrison, Progress-Index.com Tania Gonzalez brings The Dixie Swim Club, a Jones, Hope, Wooten production to life with an all-star cast to the SFCT stage.   Five southern women, played by Sue Ferber, Tania Gonzalez, Marcia Hamilton, Andrea Horan and Amanda Williams, who were college swim teammates meet one long weekend every August in the same beach cottage at North Carolina’s Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other’s lives. The show focuses on four of those weekends, and spans […]

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