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Treasures from Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge at  Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson

Treasures from Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge at Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson

Only for a Limited Time Aug. 2-Sept. 13 WINNABOW, NC July 17, 2014 – A cannon ball, window glass and gold dust from the wreck of Blackbeard’s flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge (QAR), will be on exhibit at Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site from Aug. 2 to Sept. 13. A ribbon cutting will open the exhibit and will feature a talk about artifacts recovered from the shipwreck by QAR Project Director Billy Ray Morris. There will be artifacts shown that represent weaponry, nautical tools and personal items. The Saturday opening also will offer and great family fun. Children can enjoy pirate-y games and crafts. They can take a picture with the model pirate or with pirate re-enactors. The day’s activities […]

The American Red Cross calls on eligible donors with all blood types to help maintain a sufficient blood supply this summer

The American Red Cross calls on eligible donors with all blood types to help maintain a sufficient blood supply this summer

WILMINGTON, NC July 16, 2014 — The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage. During the summer months, on average, about two fewer donors give blood at each Red Cross blood drive than what is needed to meet the needs of patients. Vacations and summer activities are among the reasons regular donors may not find the time to give. But, patients don’t get a vacation from needing blood – the need is constant. As a national network, the Red Cross has a unique responsibility to help ensure blood is available for patients whenever and wherever it is needed. By donating blood or platelets through the Red […]

North Carolina Amateur Match Play Sectional Qualifying Results from Rocky River Golf Club in Concord, NC

North Carolina Amateur Match Play Sectional Qualifying Results from Rocky River Golf Club in Concord, NC

CONCORD, NC July 16, 2014 – Sectional qualifying results of the 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship hosted by Rocky River Golf Club in Concord, NC on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 (6818 yards, Par 36-36—72, 72.9/137). Taylor Dickson of Gastonia, NC carded a six-under par 66 to claim medalist honors. The cut line fell at five-over par 77. 25 players advanced to the 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship that will be played July 30-August 3 at River Landing (Landing course) in Wallace, NC. This championship is conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association which is in its 105th year of serving amateur golf in the Carolinas. Place Competitor Score     Qualifiers     1 Taylor Dickson, Gastonia, […]

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Cape Fear Museum “Connects” Visitors with Communication Exhibit

Cape Fear Museum “Connects” Visitors with Communication Exhibit

WILMINGTON, NC July 16, 2014 – How have people communicated over distances over time? Cape Fear Museum’s collection includes thousands of artifacts related to both manual and digital methods of communication. View 32 objects that represent the changes in how in southeastern North Carolina have kept in touch. View a selection of these artifacts ranging from pens, typewriters and letters to telephones, radios and computers. See how communication technology has evolved over the last two centuries. Among the communication artifacts on display are: A manual typewriter used in the Wilmington district office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, about 1885 A telegram to Leopold Bluethenthal about his son’s status as missing in action, 1918 A PC convertible IBM laptop […]

Swashbuckling Fun – Pirate Makes Appearance During Museum Program

Swashbuckling Fun – Pirate Makes Appearance During Museum Program

PIRATE MAKES APPEARANCE DURING MUSEUM PROGRAM Calling all buccaneers ages 5 to 8! Meet a pirate and challenge him to a sword fight. Listen to tales of infamous seafarers, such as Blackbeard, Calico Jack and Anne Bonney, and make a seaworthy craft during the program Pirates, Ahoy! at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh on Saturday, July 26, from10 a.m. to noon. This seafaring, swashbuckling fun is$10 per child and $8 for N.C. Museum of History Associates members. Registration is required; call 919-807-7992 to reserve a spot. An adult must accompany the child. Kids can participate in solo sword “fights” with pirate re-enactor Wes Caudill. In these duels, they will use swords they make from foam pool toys that […]

Celebrate Lebanese Culture at August Festival at NC Museum of History

Celebrate Lebanese Culture at August Festival at NC Museum of History

Celebrate Lebanese Culture at August Festival RALEIGH, NC July 16, 2014 – From belly dancing to baklava, the event Cedars in the Pines on the Plaza will be a celebration of Lebanese culture. This free festival takes place on Saturday, Aug. 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. With food, music, dance and activities for all ages, the event will overflow onto Bicentennial Plaza in front of the museum. The festival is co-sponsored by the Triangle Lebanese Association and the Khayrallah Program for Lebanese-American Studies at N.C. State University. Parking is free on weekends. Watch traditional Lebanese dances performed by the Triangle Lebanese Association’s nationally recognized Dabke group. Dive into delicious authentic […]

Introducing Jorga, the MVP of I & I International K-9 Search and Rescue Team

Introducing Jorga, the MVP of I & I International K-9 Search and Rescue Team

“I & I Gives Law Enforcement, Corporations and General Public a resource to call when someone or something is missing”   WILMINGTON, NC July 16, 2014 -  Annually, more than 800,000 people are reported missing and entered into the FBI’s National Crime Information Center. Of these, 85-90% are minors.   New Hanover County does not possess a full-time Search and Rescue Team to assist in the locating of missing persons and important evidence. We are pleased to introduce Jorga… Jorga, a Dutch Shepherd born February 27, 2013 in Morganton, NC is certified in Live Search, Building Search, Evidence/Article Search, Area Search and Human Decomposition Odor Detection (Cadaver Dog). She is able to locate a single drop of blood on a […]

UNCG’s Summer Music Camp celebrates 32nd Season with Record Enrollment

UNCG’s Summer Music Camp celebrates 32nd Season with Record Enrollment

GREENSBORO, NC July 16, 2014 – The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s 32nd Annual Summer Music Camp program at UNCG is hosting a record crowd of young musicians, retaining the title of largest university music camp in the nation. Enrollment for 2014 is the largest in the history of the UNCG Summer Music Camp, with approximately 1,830 students in attendance. Since the camp began in 1983, some 54,000 student musicians have attended. “We have had a record demand for enrollment this year and it seems to grow every year,” said Dr. John R. Locke, founder and director of the music camp. The 2014 camp has drawn students from 15 states, from as far away as California, Vermont and Iowa, […]

Operation North State’s 1st Annual Peer Fishin’ Festival

Operation North State’s 1st Annual Peer Fishin’ Festival

Fulfilling a Recreational Request (NC Coastal Fishing Outing) of NC’s Wounded Warriors and Disabled Veterans   WINSTON-SALEM, NC July 16 - Operation North State (ONS), its supporters and volunteers are calling on North Carolina’s People, Places, Products and Pride to help support the 1st Annual Peer Fishin’ Festival. The event will be held Friday, October 17 at Ocean Crest Pier on Oak Island. ONS is hosting  300 Wounded Warriors, Disabled Veterans and their respective caregivers and/or friends to a great day of pier fishing and friendships. According to Operational North State’s Founder/Volunteer, Terry Snyder, “For the past two years, ONS continued to receive requests from Wounded Warriors, Disabled Veterans and their respective caregivers to provide a coastal fishing event. In June, […]

Second Round Results of the 58th Carolinas-Virginias Women’s Team Matches in Wilmington, NC

Second Round Results of the 58th Carolinas-Virginias Women’s Team Matches in Wilmington, NC

CAROLINAS LEADS ENTERING THE FINAL DAY OF THE 58th VIRGINIAS-CAROLINAS WOMEN’S TEAM MATCHES   WILMINGTON, NC July 15, 2014 – The 24-golfer Carolinas team owns a 15-point lead (43½-28½) over their Virginias counterparts entering Wednesday’s final day of the 58th Virginias-Carolinas Women’s Team Matches being conducted at Porter’s Neck Country Club. Carolinas won second day modified foursome matches by six points (21-15). Carolinas owned a nine-point advantage following Monday’s first day of modified four-ball matches.   Carolinas notched six wins and halved three other matches on day two; the team scored at least one-half point in 11 of the 12 matches for a second consecutive day.   For Carolinas, the tandems of Cecilia Fournil (Columbia, S.C.)-Savannah Hallman (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) […]

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