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US Mid-Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying Results from Starmount Forest Country Club in Greensboro, NC

US Mid-Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying Results from Starmount Forest Country Club in Greensboro, NC

GREENBSORO, NC July 28, 2014 – Final results from U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship sectional qualifying hosted by Starmount Forest Country Club in Greensboro, NC on Monday, July 28, 2014 (6647 yards, par 35-36—71, Rating: 72.2/139). Five qualifying spots and two alternate positions are available at this qualifying site. John Eades from Charlotte, NC shot a six-under 65 to earn medalist honors. Charlotte, NC native Matt Kilgo and Raleigh, NC native John Pitt both fired matching four-under par 67 to take the 2nd and 3rd qualifying spots.  Chris Cassetta from Winston-Salem, NC earned the 4th spot with a three-under par round of 68.  Four players played off for the last qualifying position with scores of one-under 70.  Tom Nolan from Greensboro, NC […]

Posted in: Events, Golf, Greensboro NC
This week on Pleasure Island (July 28 – August 3, 2014)

This week on Pleasure Island (July 28 – August 3, 2014)

CAROLINA BEACH, NC July 28, 2014 – Pleasure Island has another great week of FREE activities for your vacationing and leisure-time fulfillment. There is always something for everyone on our little slice of paradise. Please plan to join us for Thursday nights’ FREE concert on July 31st from 6:30 until 9:30 featuring everyone’s favorite – THE MARK ROBERTS BAND. Already called one of the hottest bands in the Southeast, The Mark Roberts Band really brings it! MRB will take you there with an explosive audio visual production that is second to none. This team of seasoned musicians will bring energy and fun to your party, club or event stage. No matter if they’re playing their own music or playing a […]

North Carolina Wildlife License Fee Changes Go into Effect Aug. 1

North Carolina Wildlife License Fee Changes Go into Effect Aug. 1

RALEIGH, NC July 28, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission announced today several changes to its hunting, inland fishing and trapping licenses, which will go into effect Aug. 1. Changes include: Increased fees for certain short-term, annual and lifetime licenses. The duration of a short-term hunting license also will increase from six to 10 days, making it consistent with short-term fishing licenses. Eligibility requirements for senior licenses, which raise the age to 70 for residents who were born after Aug. 1, 1953. The age requirement remains 65 for residents born on or before Aug. 1, 1953. Elimination of county licenses, which include Resident County Hunting, Resident County Trapping, and Resident County Inland Fishing. Increased reciprocal license fees for Georgia, […]

Morehead City Marlins drop wacky 19-8 ballgame to Columbia Blowfish

Morehead City Marlins drop wacky 19-8 ballgame to Columbia Blowfish

MOREHEAD CITY, NC July 28, 2014 – The Marlins lost their second straight game Sunday—a 19-8 defeat at the hands of the Columbia Blowfish in a game that featured five home runs, five hit by pitches, a position player pitching, and relief pitchers batting. The Blowfish scored nine times in the eighth inning off relievers Scott Edge and Michael Barber, which made it a 17-5 game at the time. In that inning, Julian Santos left the yard with a grand slam to right field, his second home run of the day. Santos had not homered yet this season, but finished the night 2-for-4 with two home runs, five RBI, five runs scored and two walks. Erik Barber also went deep […]

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 […]

UNCW Seahawks Name Jason Memont Swimming & Diving Coach

UNCW Seahawks Name Jason Memont Swimming & Diving Coach

WILMINGTON, NC July 28, 2014 – Jason Memont, who swam collegiately at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and enjoyed successful coaching stints at William & Mary and South Carolina, has been named UNCW’s head swimming and diving coach. Memont, 36, has spent the last seven years with the Gamecocks, assisting Coach McGee Moody with all phases of the successful SEC program in Columbia. He takes over for veteran coach Dave Allen, who retired recently following a 37-year career that produced 16 Colonial Athletic Association championships, including three on the women’s side and an impressive string of 13 consecutive men’s titles spanning back to 2002. “I’d like to thank Jimmy Bass and the UNCW athletic department for this opportunity,” said […]

Civil War Medicine and Surgery Display at CSS Neuse  Civil War Interpretive Center Aug. 9

Civil War Medicine and Surgery Display at CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center Aug. 9

KINSTON, NC July 28, 2014 – CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center will present “Civil War Surgery & Medicine” examining medicine and surgery at home and on the battlefield during the Civil War. The origins of modern triage practices can be traced back to the difficult choices made on the battlefield. Gary Riggs will display medicine and surgical equipment used and discuss the types of procedures they were used to perform.   The program commemorates the sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary, of the Civil War and will be held Aug. 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is also the final offering of the three month long popular program “2nd Saturdays.”   The ladies of the Tar Heel Civilians will portray and […]

Carolinas Golf Association: Results For One-Day Tournament At Southern Pines Golf Club

Carolinas Golf Association: Results For One-Day Tournament At Southern Pines Golf Club

WEST END, NC July 28, 2014 – Final results from the Carolinas Golf Association’s One-Day Tournament at Southern Pines Golf Club, in Southern Pines, NC on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Gross scores are listed. Tournament format is 18 holes of individual stroke play, both gross and net. 100% of course handicap is used to determine net scores. Entry is open to any amateur golfer who is a member of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association, and has a current USGA handicap index® at a CGA member club. The field is divided into divisions based upon handicap index, gender and age: Players may choose to compete in any division in which they are eligible. For complete […]

Posted in: Events, Fayetteville NC
Time Warner Cable Arena: Part-Time Employment Open House

Time Warner Cable Arena: Part-Time Employment Open House

CHARLOTTE, NC July 27, 2014 – An exciting year is ahead at the Time Warner Cable Arena! And we want you to be part of the excitement! Are you looking for fun, part-time work?  Do you have customer service skills? Have experience in food service? Interested in working in the sports and entertainment industry?  If yes, join us Tuesday, July 29 or Wednesday, July 30 between 4-9 p.m. for our Part Time Employment Open House! Hornets Sports & Entertainment, Levy Restaurants, and Jani King Cleaning will be onsite to conduct preliminary interviews for a variety of positions. When: July 29th or July 30th Where: Time Warner Cable Arena – Employee/Media Entrance Time: 4:00-9:00pm – please plan to be onsite for […]

Benson Foundation for the Arts presents “A Night on Broadway”

Benson Foundation for the Arts presents “A Night on Broadway”

BENSON, NC July 28, 2014 – The Benson Foundation for the Arts presents, “A NIGHT ON BROADWAY,” Saturday August 23rd at 7:30pm and Sunday August 24th at 3pm. The musical variety show will be presented at the W.J. Barefoot Auditorium in the Benson Municipal Building, 303 E. Church St. Benson 27504. “A NIGHT ON BROADWAY” will be highlighting some of the best songs Broadway musicals have introduced over the past 65 years. The cast of 27 will perform numbers from shows that will include Spamelot, Annie, Cabaret, The Music Man, Guys and Dolls, Sweeney Todd, Evita, Jekyll and Hyde, and Gypsy. Richard Davis writes and directs, D. H. Johnson produces, Justine Blackmon is musical director. Appearing in the show will […]