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5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship Round One Results from River Landing in Wallace, NC

5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship Round One Results from River Landing in Wallace, NC

WALLACE, NC July 30, 2014 – First round results of the 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship of the Carolinas Golf Association hosted by River Landing (Landing) in Wallace, NC on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (6909 yards, par 36-36—72, 73.4/133). Former East Carolina University standout Eric Brady of Cary fired a seven-under par 65 on the Landing course to take a one shot lead after the first round of the North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship. Brady carded six birdies and an eagle versus one bogey in his round. Reigning North Carolina Amateur champion, Joshua Martin of Pinehurst and Thomas Eldridge of Raleigh each posted a six-under par 66 to share second place.   Patrick Cover of Huntersville stands […]

Food Lion to Host “Thriller on the Griller” Local Events Starting July 31 to Benefit Hope for the Warriors®

Food Lion to Host “Thriller on the Griller” Local Events Starting July 31 to Benefit Hope for the Warriors®

SALISBURY, NC July 30, 2014: What:  Food Lion will host its “Thriller on the Griller” fundraising events at area beach stores July 31 through August 4 to benefit Hope For The Warriors®. The events will begin Thursday in Jacksonville, N.C., followed by Friday in Swansboro, N.C. They will continue on Saturday in Emerald Isle, N.C., and on Sunday in Atlantic Beach, N.C. The final event will be held on Monday back in Jacksonville, 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: July 31 – 128 College Plaza Drive, Jacksonville, N.C. – 3 […]

Jacksonville Council for the Arts: Workshops by Jake Van Wyk

Jacksonville Council for the Arts: Workshops by Jake Van Wyk

JACKSONVILLE, NC July 30, 2014:   Jake Van Wyk will teach workshop Tuesday, August 19 – Mono-printmaking – 1 to 4pm – limit of 15 Mono-printing using Caron Dasche crayons on Rag Stock Ink wiping and layering using process inks Workshop will stress image planning, buildup and registration using plexi-glass templates as a printing matrix as well as other transfer techniques All materials including Arches rag stock paper will be provided – bring your images Wednesday, August 20 – Hand building techniques in Clay – 1 to 5pm Hands on experience in working with a special sculpture stoneware clay to extend hand construction techniques for sculptural works. All materials will be provided – bring sketches and ideas – limit of […]

CGA Announces 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship

CGA Announces 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship

5th NORTH CAROLINA AMATEUR MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP AT RIVER LANDING (LANDING), WALLACE, NC – JULY 30-AUGUST 3, 2014 WEST END, NC July 28, 2014 – The 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship will be held at River Landing (Landing Course) in Wallace, NC on July 30- August 3, 2014. 119 players have qualified for the 2014 North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship. The championship format is 36 holes of stroke play to determine 32 qualifiers for match play. The defending champion is seeded number one if otherwise eligible. Entry is open to any male amateur golfer who has not reached his 13th birthday by July 30, 2014, is a legal resident of North Carolina, is a member in good […]

NCACPA to Host free finance course for active and veteran military families

NCACPA to Host free finance course for active and veteran military families

RALEIGH, NC July 25, 2014 – On August 2, 2014, North Carolina Association for CPAs (NCACPA) will be hosting “A Leadership Course in Financial Fitness” in Jacksonville, which provides current and veteran service men and women, along with their families, an array of resources for managing personal finances free of charge. The three-hour event will allow attendees to learn tips and tricks to optimize tax returns, ask questions of finance professionals, and learn how to enhance and best manage a budget.   This event is part of NCACPA’s Financial Literacy initiative, which focuses on providing educational opportunities and resources to the community in an effort to cultivate greater awareness of the pitfalls to avoid and the strategies to follow to […]

Introducing the New Albert J. Ellis Police Chief: Renado Prince

Introducing the New Albert J. Ellis Police Chief: Renado Prince

JACKSONVILLE, NC July 18, 2014 – Renado Prince, the new Albert J. Ellis police chief, packs more than thirty years of experience into a career that brought him to Onslow County.  Prince was sworn in yesterday by Onslow County Clerk of Court Bettie Gurganus at the Onslow County Courthouse with nearly 30 family, co-workers and friends in attendance. The Bolivia, NC native seems perfect for his new position leading a full-service police force here. Prince’s military career, which began on active duty in 1981 and concluded in 2004 as a reservist, will endear him to many Onslow County residents and allows him to relate to the challenges of a military-based community.  His subsequent law enforcement achievements similarly separated him from […]

Eastern NC Arts Councils seek applications for Regional Artist Project Grants

Eastern NC Arts Councils seek applications for Regional Artist Project Grants

Artists in 29 counties are eligible for the regional awards JACKSONVILLE, NC July 15, 2014 — The Council for the Arts is seeking applications for the 2014–2015 Regional Artist Project Grants. The deadline to apply is Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. There will be free grant-writing workshops for the RAP Grants at the following locations:   Dare County Arts Council, located at 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave., Manteo, NC, on Thursday, July 24th at 5:30PM.Call 252-473-5558 for more information.   Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge, located at 404 S. Evans Street, Greenville, NC, on Tuesday, July 29th at 5:30PM. Please go to http://www.pittcountyarts.org/grants or call 252-551-6947 for more information.   Arts Council of Wayne County, located at 102 N. John St., […]

Jacksonville Council for the Arts: Summer Art Camp

Jacksonville Council for the Arts: Summer Art Camp

JACKSONVILLE, NC July 8, 2014 – The Council for the Arts will have a kid’s Summer Art Camp “Art Explosion” July 21-25, 2014 at the Council for the Arts Building, 826 New Bridge Street. Children ages 7 – 16. The week will include acrylics, oil pastels, watercolor, mixed media and printmaking. Cost $80.00. Supplies are included in price. Please call (910) 455-9840 to reserve a spot for your child. Council For The Arts 826 New Bridge St Jacksonville NC 28540 www.jaxarts.com Phone: (910) 455-9840 Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm

USO of NC, Jacksonville Boots on the Run 5K

USO of NC, Jacksonville Boots on the Run 5K

Two teachers from Northern Ohio create an image as a tribute to the Firefighters, Police Officers, First Responders, and Military who have fought, lost their lives, and continue to fight for freedom. The image now hangs in the 9/11 Memorial and serves as the logo for the local USO of NC Jacksonville Center’s Boots on the Run 5K.   JACKSONVILLE, NC June 26, 2014 – Last year the USO of NC Jacksonville Center hosted its inaugural Boots on the Run 5K with a logo that pays tribute to our fire fighters, first responders, police and military. Thirteen years after its creation, that same logo now hangs in the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City. Two teachers from Northern Ohio […]

JUMPO LRTP Team Invites Public to Take Survey

JUMPO LRTP Team Invites Public to Take Survey

JUMPO LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN TEAM INVITES PUBLIC TO COMPLETE SURVEY JACKSONVILLE, NC June 24, 2014 – The Jacksonville Urban Area Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) team invites the public to participate in a short survey and interactive map by visiting http://jumpo2040.metroquest.com/. This fun and interactive survey will help the team understand community preference, opinions and issues. The public will be able to express general themes and concerns along with providing location-specific concerns via an interactive online map.  There is also an opportunity for residents to provide ideas on how they would spend transportation dollars. The Jacksonville Urban Area Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) is a community-driven process that establishes a vision for mobility in the City of Jacksonville and […]