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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 […]

Citizens Asked to Speak Out Against Proposed 35% Insurance Increase

Citizens Asked to Speak Out Against Proposed 35% Insurance Increase

SHALLOTTE, NC January 9, 2014 – Shallotte officials are calling citizens to action. Just six months after an up to 19 percent homeowners insurance rate hike went into effect for Brunswick County, a homeowners rate filing from the N.C. Bureau on Jan. 4, 2014 proposes another 35 percent increase for Shallotte residents. Officials with the Town of Shallotte strongly oppose the proposed insurance rate hike, calling it “unreasonable.” The proposed rates include a 35 percent increase for zip codes 28470 and 28459 and a statewide increase of 25.3 percent.  If approved, the increase would take effect on Aug. 1, 2014. Homeowners are already struggling with the up to 19 percent hike that took effect on July 1, 2013. If the […]

New Hurricane App Brings American Red Cross Safety Information to Smart Phones

New Hurricane App Brings American Red Cross Safety Information to Smart Phones

“I’m Safe” feature lets people alert their loved ones with a push of a button Eastern NC, August 1, 2012 — The American Red Cross today launched its official Hurricane App, putting lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in or who visit hurricane prone areas. This free app is the second in a series to be created by the American Red Cross, the nation’s leader in emergency preparedness, for use on both iPhone and Android platforms. It gives instant access to local and real time information on what to do before, during and after hurricanes. Building on the Red Cross’ leadership in the social media space, the app also includes a number of features that allow […]

Local Casting Call Open for Chris Maney Productions “The Hollow Oak”

Local Casting Call Open for Chris Maney Productions “The Hollow Oak”

OPEN CASTING CALL ON JUNE 18th at Premier Casting Office. 10am-6pm.   Auditions will be held on June 20th for call backs, so please make sure you’re available. ALL TYPES, ALL AGES & ALL ETHNIC DESCENTS ARE NEEDED. (However most needed are High School age ranges 17-22) Here’s a partial breakdown of what’s needed to be filled: Female lead (17-22) Plain Jane, grows to be beautiful Male lead (17-22) Very attractive, built for sex appeal Female lead (17-22) Dark hair, pale completion, tall, skinny Male Supporting (17-22) Very attractive, built for sex appeal Female Supporting (mid 30’s-40’s) Casual  Female Supporting (mid 30’s-40’s) Casual  Male Supporting (17-22) Attractive, Typical jock look Male Supporting (mid 30’s-40’s) Clean, Business casual look Female Featured […]

The American Red Cross Urges Cape Fear Residents to Prepare Now for Tornadoes

The American Red Cross Urges Cape Fear Residents to Prepare Now for Tornadoes

Wilmington NC, April 28, 2011 – Tornado season is underway and the Cape Fear Chapter of the American Red Cross urges residents to take steps now to stay safer when tornadoes threaten. “By preparing together for tornadoes, we can make our families safer and our communities stronger,” said Vicki LaBelle, executive director. “We encourage area residents to create a tornado preparedness plan now for your family and business, before our community is threatened by severe weather.” The Cape Fear Chapter has sent 10 local volunteers and staff members to assist with current NC tornado relief efforts. To date, 544 Red Cross volunteers and staff members have served 80,335 meals and 111,753 snacks, provided 1,344 clean-up kits and 1,382 comfort kits, […]

Renovated Ocean Isle Boating Access Area Reopens

Renovated Ocean Isle Boating Access Area Reopens

Raleigh, NC – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has completed renovations on the Ocean Isle Beach Boating Access Area, which will reopen to the public Friday, March 4. The Commission has expanded and paved the parking lot and also added additional stormwater treatment facilities. “Our coastal region continues to be a popular destination for boaters across North Carolina, said Erik Christofferson, chief of the Commission’s Division of Engineering Services. “These renovations will make Ocean Isle a more convenient spot for boaters, and we are pleased to provide this improved access to our state’s waters.” For more information on boating in North Carolina, including an interactive map of free, 24-hour boating access areas, visit here. About N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission Since […]

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