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Hope For The Warriors® Announces Celebrity Golf Invitational Benefiting Military Families

Hope For The Warriors® Announces Celebrity Golf Invitational Benefiting Military Families

Scarlet & Gold Invitational draws celebrities to area to honor service members WALLACE, NC, August 21, 2014–Wounded service members, celebrities, sports legends and more will enjoy four days of golf and fun as part of the 5th Annual Scarlet & Gold Invitational. The Scarlet & Gold Invitational begins on Sunday, September 14 at the River Landing Country Club in Wallace, NC. All proceeds from the event will benefit Hope For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families. The event is sure to be one of tribute to our nation’s military heroes, as well as entertainment with celebrities and former athletes […]

Henry Shimp named recipient of 2014 David Parrott Award

Henry Shimp named recipient of 2014 David Parrott Award

WALLACE, NC August 19, 2014 — Henry Shimp of Charlotte, NC was honored this past weekend as the 2014 recipient of the Carolinas Golf Association’s (CGA) David Parrott Award.  Shimp, the 2014 Carolinas Junior Boys champion, was selected from the eight team members that represented the CGA in the Carolinas-Virginias Junior Team Matches at River Landing CC in Wallace, NC. The David Parrott award is given annually to the Carolinas Team player who displays excellence in sportsmanship, ability, and academic excellence. The award is presented by Dr. Larry and Joy Parrott of Camden, SC in honor of their son David. David Parrot was diagnosed with leukemia in the spring of 1982 and during his brief illness, he participated in the […]

Carolinas Team wins the 32nd Virginias-Carolinas Junior Matches in Wallace, NC

Carolinas Team wins the 32nd Virginias-Carolinas Junior Matches in Wallace, NC

WALLACE, NC August 17, 2014 – The eight-golfer Carolinas team won five of eight closing day singles matches and halved another to post a two-point victory (9-7) against their Virginias counterparts to claim the 32nd Virginias-Carolinas Junior Matches, which concluded today at River Landing Golf Club. One point was available per each match. Virginias owned a one-point lead (4½-3½) following Saturday’s opening day foursome and four-ball matches, but Carolinas outscored their opponents by three points (5½-2½) in concluding singles’ encounters.   Virginias swept Saturday morning’s four opening day foursome matches, but Carolinas responded, besting their opponents 9-3 the rest of the way, including winning Saturday afternoon’s four-ball encounters by three points (3½-½) to only trail by one point heading into […]

32nd Carolinas-Virginias Junior Team Matches

32nd Carolinas-Virginias Junior Team Matches

River Landing CC (River)     Wallace, NC Saturday, August 16, 2014 Carolinas – 3.5     Virginias – 4.5   by Andrew Blair of the VSGA WALLACE, NC August 17, 2014 – Fueled by a sweep of morning foursome encounters, the eight-golfer Virginias team, owns a slim one-point advantage (4½-3½) over their Carolinas counterparts at the 32nd Virginias-Carolinas Junior Matches being conducted at River Landing Golf Club. After Virginias swept foursomes, Carolinas answered in afternoon four-ball matches, taking three of four-ball matches and halving another. One point is available per each match. Though Virginias claimed foursomes, each match was tightly-contested. For Virginias, the teams of Fitz Woodrow IV (Charlottesville, Va.)-Tom Crow (Virginia Beach, Va.) and Logan Yates (Ruckersville, Va.)-Matthew Brittain (Ashburn, Va.) each […]

32nd Carolinas-Virginias Junior Team Matches

32nd Carolinas-Virginias Junior Team Matches

CAROLINAS JUNIOR SIDE SET FOR THE 32nd CAROLINAS-VIRGINIAS JUNIOR TEAM MATCHES   WEST END, NC August 13, 2014 –– Reigning Carolina Golf Association (CGA) Carolinas Junior champion Henry Shimp of Charlotte, NC leads a group of eight golfers who will represent the Carolinas Junior  team against their Virginias counterparts at the 32nd Virginias-Carolinas Junior Matches, set for Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 16-17 at River Landing Golf Club in Wallace, N.C. Shimp won his first CGA championship in a playoff over Andrew Wilmoth of Raleigh, NC in late July at Camden CC in Camden, SC.  Shimp will be returning to NC for the team matches after competing in the US Amateur Championship in Atlanta, GA earlier this week. Also named to the team […]

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 […]

Upcoming workshops at the Arts Council in Jacksonville, North Carolina

Upcoming workshops at the Arts Council in Jacksonville, North Carolina

Jacksonville/Onslow County   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. $20.00     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 […]

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

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

WALLACE, NC August 8, 2014 – Final match play results of the 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship of the Carolinas Golf Association hosted by River Landing (Landing) in Wallace, NC on Friday, August 8, 2014 (6730 yards, par 36-36—72, 72.7/131). After a five day delay, Al Dickens, IV of Charlotte used a hot putter en route to a 3 and 2 victory over David Donovan, IV of Hampstead to win the 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship at River Landing. The championship match originally was scheduled for Sunday, August 3 but continuous rain and unplayable course conditions necessitated the move to Friday.   The match started with halved pars on the first three holes. An errant tee […]

U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying Results from River Landing in Wallace, NC

U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying Results from River Landing in Wallace, NC

WALLACE, NC August 8, 2014 – Final results from U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship sectional qualifying hosted by River Landing (Landing) in Wallace, NC on Friday, August 8, 2014 (6730 yards, par 36-36—72, Rating: 72.7/131). Two qualifying spots and two alternate positions were available at this qualifying site. Erik Ehlert of Raleigh, NC carded a three-under par 69 to take medalist honors. Brad Clark of Chapel Hill, NC posted a two-under 70 to secure the second qualifying spot. The two qualifiers will advance to the United States Mid-Amateur Championship at Saucon Valley Country Club in Bethlehem, PA from September 6-11, 2014. Final results and hole-by-hole scoring can be viewed here: http://www.ghintpp.com/carolinasgolf/TPPOnlineScoring/Default.aspx?id=545 This qualifier was conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association on behalf of the United […]

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Onslow County Pet Adoption August Specials

Onslow County Pet Adoption August Specials

JACKSONVILLE, NC August 6, 2014 – Onslow County Animal Services is offering adoption specials through August. They are: Mid-Week Half-Price Special Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Dogs: $70 Cats: $50 Black, Brown & Large Dog Special Every Friday and Saturday Adoption fee: $55 Special includes black, brown, and large dogs All adoption fees include a basic health exam and vaccinations. Specials are available only at the Onslow County Animal Services building at 244 Georgetown Road in Jacksonville. Our shelter is open to the public for pet adoptions six days a week. Monday to Thursday: 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information call Onslow County Animal Services at […]