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NC Marine Debris Symposium News: Fall 2014
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NC Marine Debris Symposium News: Fall 2014

Marine debris is a problem that continues to grow.  Our waterways and oceans are constantly polluted with a wide variety of marine debris ranging from polystyrene trays and plastic bags to derelict fishing equipment and abandoned boats. Marine life, such as several Fish species, Whales, Sharks, Sea Turtles, and Birds have been known to ingest marine debris or become entangled in marine debris, which may lead to injury, intestinal blockage, and death.  Marine debris is an Eastern North Carolina concern not only because of the threats to our native wildlife, our ecosystem and our own health, but it also washes up on beaches and shorelines degrading the environment, and effecting our local economy and tourism. Local cooperation and regional partnership is needed to create public awareness while developing ways to […]

Eastern NC Red Cross Prepares for Winter Storm

Eastern NC Red Cross Prepares for Winter Storm

Tips to Stay Safe during Winter Weather EASTERN, NC, Feb. 11, 2014 – As the southeast once again braces for winter storms, the Eastern NC Region of the American Red Cross is preparing to respond if needed.  Five teams of Red Cross shelter volunteers are on standby in the Cape Fear, Coastal Carolina and Onslow County Chapter areas in the event that shelters need to be opened.   Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) crews are also on standby to drive Red Cross disaster relief vehicles located in Wilmington, New Bern, Goldsboro, Rocky Mount, and Elizabeth City.  These vehicles can be mobilized to transport and distribute food, drinks, and supplies into disaster affected areas when travel becomes safe. With several inches of snow […]

The Largest Sci-Fi Convention East of Raleigh is Coming to the Crystal Coast

The Largest Sci-Fi Convention East of Raleigh is Coming to the Crystal Coast

Cape Carteret, NC October 2, 2013 – Get ready to live out your Sci-Fi Fantasies at the 3rd Annual Crystal Coast Con on October 19, 2013. Door prizes, costume contests, giveaways and special vendors will transform Mac Daddy’s, Cape Carteret’s family-fun entertainment center, into any Sci-Fi and Gaming fans’ fantasy experience. Special guest from well-known television shows and movies will be available to meet and greet guests. Guests include Marina Sirtis, who played Counselor Deanna Troi on “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” and Adrian Paul, known for his role as Duncan MacLeod in “Highlander.” Guests from the hit series Walking Dead and the Twilight movie series will also be in attendance. Paranormal investigators, like Carolina Ghostbusters and Southeast Paranormal Investigators […]

Mac Daddy’s of Cape Carteret hosts an American Idol for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Mac Daddy’s of Cape Carteret hosts an American Idol for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Cape Carteret, NC September 9, 2013 – Mac Daddy’s Entertainment Center is commemorating their fifth year of serving the Crystal Coast with a party Cape Carteret has never seen. To celebrate their five-year anniversary, Mac Daddy’s will be hosting a concert featuring Crystal Bowersox of American Idol on Saturday, September 28 at 7 pm. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. When Mac Holz opened the doors of Mac Daddy’s five years ago this fall, he wanted to provide our area with an entertainment center that rivaled those of the big cities. “We live in such an awesome area and our community deserves a place where they can play and see great entertainment,” says Holz. […]

Mac Daddy’s hosts Annual Zombie Walk to Raise Funds for Autism Society

Mac Daddy’s hosts Annual Zombie Walk to Raise Funds for Autism Society

Cape Carteret, NC September 4, 2013 – Calling all zombie lovers! Mac Daddy’s Family Entertainment Center will host the Zombie Walk for Autism on Saturday, September 7th. This one-of-a-kind event will be full of zombie fun and tons of stuff to do for the whole family, while raising money and awareness for those in need. Registration for the Zombie Walk will start at 10 am and will continue until the walk begins at 1 pm. Make-up artists will be on site between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm to help ensure that all “walkers” look as frightening as possible! Please remember to wear your scariest zombie attire and bring your zombie posse. The Dead Walk will kickoff at 1 pm, both […]

Harrika’s Brew Haus nominated for Draft Magazine’s 100th Year Anniversary Celebration

Harrika’s Brew Haus nominated for Draft Magazine’s 100th Year Anniversary Celebration

Cedar Point, NC – Harrika’s Brew Haus has been nominated out of 2000 Freshest Beer Bars in the US to participate in Draft Magazine’s 100th year anniversary. After their fans voted in the secondary nomination, Harrika’s is now 1 of 25 nominated to receive a celebration hosted by Draft Magazine. The celebration includes attendance by Vaclave Brewmaster for Pilsner Urquell who arrives on a private jet from the Czech Republic.  On July 8th, DRAFT Magazine put out the call to their readers to nominate the bars that they thought were most deserving of hosting a Founders Day Celebration with DRAFT Magazine and Pilsner Urquell to celebrate their 100th anniversary. The magazine received over 2000 nominations and now they have narrowed […]

The Largest Sci-Fi Convention East of Raleigh is Coming to the Crystal Coast

The Largest Sci-Fi Convention East of Raleigh is Coming to the Crystal Coast

Cape Carteret, NC – Get ready to live out your Sci-Fi Fantasies at the 2nd Annual Crystal Coast Sci-Fi, Fantasy and the Gaming Event on October 20, 2012. Door prizes, costume contests, give-aways and special vendors will transform Mac Daddy’s, Cape Carteret’s family-fun entertainment center, into a Sci-Fi and Gaming fans’ fantasy experience. Special Guest, Josh Gates of Destination Truth, will be available for meet and greet. Additional guests include George Lucas’ official Carolina Garrisons featuring BobaFett, Chewbacca, the Wookiee, and Storm Troopers, Rick Mora of the Twilight wolfpack and Camden Toy of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Other exciting guests include Michael Koske from the 2nd Season of the Walking Dead and the 8 foot tall robot, King Robota performing […]

Cedar Point Continues Stormwater Runoff Reduction Efforts

Cedar Point Continues Stormwater Runoff Reduction Efforts

CEDAR POINT—Volunteers will plant up to 300 native trees, shrubs and perennials to create a large rain garden at Cedar Point Town Hall on Wednesday, March 23, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The garden will capture and treat stormwater runoff from the Town Hall parking lot, roof and adjacent road and provide habitat for butterflies and other insects. People will also be able to walk through the beautifully landscaped garden where they will learn about the effects of stormwater runoff on the White Oak River and simple ways to prevent it. The rain garden is one of 12 measures that are being installed in Cedar Point to try and reduce the amount of polluted stormwater runoff entering the White […]

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