YOU’VE WON A MILLION DOLLARS! ORIENTAL, NC Oct. 10, 2014 – We’ve all received the letter. But alcohol-addled Woody Grant (Bruce Dern) is convinced that he really is a winner, and believes he must travel to Lincoln, Nebraska to collect his Sweepstakes prize. What follows is the odyssey that Grant, accompanied by his son (played by Will Forte), undertakes in search of his delusional dream. Nebraska (2013) is presented in black and white, and has received numerous honors. Among its nominations and awards, Nebraska was included in the American Film Institute’s Top Ten Films of the Year; it received six Oscar and five Golden Globe Award nominations; and Dern and Forte won Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor respectively […]
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DRAGON CHILI COOKOFF! ORIENTAL, NC Oct. 10, 2014 – This 7th Annual Dragon Chili Cookoff is fast approaching! This year promises to be a great event, with at least twelve different teams making fabulous chilies. The Cookoff will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, October 18th, from 11:;00a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Oriental Marina and Inn, 103 Wall St., Oriental (in front of the Toucan Grill). Tickets are $10.00 per person, and are available at the event. You will taste all the different chilies, and vote for your favorites. Two prizes are awarded: one is determined by a group of judges in a blind taste test. The second prize, the coveted “People’s Choice Award,” is […]
Bid for your favorite player’s jersey and support the Ronald McDonald House of Durham CARY, NC (October 10, 2014) – Earlier this week, the Carolina RailHawks announced that they would be wearing a commemorative jersey on Saturday, October 18th when they host the Fort Lauderdale Strikers to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Durham. “As a team, we are honored to be able to support the Ronald McDonald House of Durham,” said RailHawks Captain Jun Marques-Davidson. “We would like to encourage our fans to bid on your favorite player’s jersey to give back to this great organization.” Only 11 official match jerseys will be available through a public auction that will begin early next week. The link will be made […]
The NC State grad returns to the Triangle after spending time with MLS’ Sporting Kansas City CARY, NC Oct. 10, 2014 – The Carolina RailHawks announced the signing of former High Point University and NC State graduate, Alex Martinez, for the remainder of the 2014 NASL Season. The younger brother of current RailHawks midfielder Enzo Martinez becomes the 12th player on the current RailHawks roster who played youth and/or college soccer in North Carolina. After two successful seasons playing for High Point University, where he managed to gather 12 goals and four assists, he was recruited by North Carolina State University in 2012. While at NC State, Martinez scored 13 goals and added 18 assists for the NC State Men’s Soccer […]
ONSLOW COUNTY, NC – Oct. 10, 2014 – The Jacksonville Urban Area Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) team will host the plan’s next Community Workshop on Tuesday, October 14, in the Center Court at the Jacksonville Mall from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This fun and interactive event will feature maps, exhibits and a variety of activities that will let you influence the future of transportation in our community. Participants will be able to provide feedback on current transportation in Jacksonville and how they envision transportation in the years to come. A brief questionnaire will be available to guide participants through several maps showing preliminary recommendations. All individuals that provide feedback at the workshop will be entered into a drawing […]
Ride North Carolina’s AMTRAK to the State Fair: Carolinian to make special stop at fairgrounds in Raleigh
WASHINGTON, DC Oct. 10, 2014 – Amtrak is the most convenient way to travel to this year’s North Carolina State Fair in Raleigh. Beginning Oct. 17 and continuing through Oct. 26, the Carolinian (Trains 79/80) will make a special stop twice a day near the fairgrounds entrance. Passengers traveling from Charlotte, Kannapolis, Salisbury, High Point, Greensboro, Burlington, Durham, and Cary will have easy access to the fair. The northbound Carolinian leaves Charlotte at 7 a.m. with a scheduled arrival at the fairgrounds at 10:08 a.m. The southbound Carolinian departs the fairgrounds at 4:56 p.m., with a scheduled arrival in Charlotte at 8:12 p.m. The special stop is wheelchair accessible and the train has Wi-Fi®. For information about visiting the North […]
Do you have a talent? If so come out on Sunday Nights and be the star of the show!! Boe Edens a Local singer/songwriter is your Host for the Sunday Funday Party!
FLEETWOOD MAC ANNOUNCE 28 ADDITIONAL DATES OF THEIR PHENOMENALLY SUCCESSFUL ON WITH THE SHOW TOUR – Band Confirms Start of Second Leg Will Begin Jan. 16, 2015 in St. Paul, Minn. – -Tickets for new shows including Charlotte and Greensboro dates on sale starting Monday, Oct. 20 through the Live Nation Mobile App and at LiveNation.com – LOS ANGELES, CA Oct. 9 – Rock legends Fleetwood Mac, who performed two sold-out shows at NYC’s Madison Square Garden earlier this week, have confirmed they will be adding at least 28 more dates to their already scheduled 40-city ON WITH THE SHOW tour. The announcement was made during the band’s live performance this morning on NBC’s TODAY Show where The Mac […]
Multi-Year Partnership Tips Off Saturday With “Hoops and Dreams Event” CHARLOTTE, NC Oct. 8, 2014 – The Charlotte Hornets and Ashley Furniture HomeStore today announced that the two organizations have agreed on a multi-year partnership that names Ashley Furniture HomeStore as the “Official Furniture Store of the Charlotte Hornets.” “We are thrilled to welcome Ashley Furniture HomeStore to the Charlotte Hornets family,” said Hornets Sports & Entertainment President & Chief Operating Officer Fred Whitfield. “Ashley Furniture HomeStore has continued to provide excellent value, quality furniture and a genuine desire to give back to our community, which are characteristics that both our organization and our fans truly admire. It is great to partner with a Charlotte-based company in Broad River Furniture […]
RALEIGH, NC Oct. 8, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt™ safety campaign is reminding hunters to follow blaze orange requirements and making safety recommendations to others who spend time outdoors. In North Carolina, hunters are required to wear a cap, hat or an outer garment in blaze orange that is visible from all sides when hunting bear, feral hogs, deer, rabbit, squirrel, grouse, pheasant or quail with a firearm. Anyone hunting deer during a deer firearms season, regardless of method, must wear blaze orange. Hunters also are required to wear blaze orange while hunting with a bow on Sunday during the black powder and gun seasons. “Wearing blaze orange is an easy and effective step […]