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“A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier” Summer Living History Program at Bentonville Battlefield Aug. 23

“A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier” Summer Living History Program at Bentonville Battlefield Aug. 23

FOUR OAKS, NC August 22, 2014 – The sounds of artillery and musket fire will once again ring out at Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site. The annual summer living history program, “A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier,”will be held Saturday, Aug. 23. Costumed living historians will demonstrate how soldiers made meals, maintained their weapons, equipment and uniforms, trained for battle, withstood the weather and much more. This free program will feature musket demonstrations at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., and artillery firings at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Visitors can visit a Civil War soldier’s camp and discover what role the enlisted man played in battle. Re-enactors from the Co. D 27th […]

Frankie Everitte Joins East Carolina Baseball After Two Seasons At Campbell

Frankie Everitte Joins East Carolina Baseball After Two Seasons At Campbell

FRANKIE EVERITTE NAMED VOLUNTEER ASSISTANT BASEBALL COACH GREENVILLE, NC August 22, 2014 – Frankie Everitte has been named the volunteer assistant coach at East Carolina University according to an announcement from head coach Cliff Godwin Friday morning. Everitte, who will work directly with the outfielders and coordinate all of East Carolina’s camps, spent the last two years at Campbell as a volunteer assistant coach (2013) and the director of baseball operations (2014).   “I am excited that Frankie has joined our staff,” Godwin said. “He comes from a very successful program in Campbell that won over 40 games each of the last two seasons, while also making stops at Brunswick Community College and Coastal Carolina. Frankie will be a great […]

Posted in: Baseball, Greenville NC
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 […]

Join a Photography Workshop With Guest Curator: Capture Your Local History

Join a Photography Workshop With Guest Curator: Capture Your Local History

RALEIGH, NC August 21, 2014 – Fine art photographer Dr. Brenda Scott is guest curator of the exhibit Stagville: Black & White, on view at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. Her striking images present Stagville State Historic Site in Durham through a different lens, showing the beauty and resilience of the structures and of the people who lived and worked in them. Scott will lead a photography workshop about how to document the people and places of your local history. Sign up for Picturing History: Photography Workshop on either Friday, Sept. 5, from 4 to 6 p.m., or Saturday, Sept. 6, from 1 to 3 p.m. For ages 10 and up, the program costs $8 per person and […]

Final Results of the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying in Durham, NC

Final Results of the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying in Durham, NC

DURHAM, NC August 29, 2014 – Final results of the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifier hosted by Croasdaile Country Club on Wednesday, August 20, 2014.  Par 36-36—72 5743 yards (Rating: 73.3/137) Three past CGA champions punched their ticket to the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship that will take place at the Hollywood Golf Club in Deal, NJ on September 13-18.  Pat Brogden of Garner, NC earned medalist honors after firing an even par round of 72.  Other qualifiers include Angela Stewart of Greenville, NC and Kim Briele of New Bern, NC.  Briele earned her spot after the first playoff hole against Lynda Case of Ft. Myers, FL.  Anne Washington of Myrtle Beach, SC was 2nd alternate.  All three […]

Posted in: Durham NC, Events, Golf
Webcast on Discovering Gold at Reed Gold Mine Sept. 18

Webcast on Discovering Gold at Reed Gold Mine Sept. 18

MIDLAND, NC August 20, 2014 – Thousands of miners flocked to the nation’s first documented gold find, not in the hills of California, but in the piedmont of North Carolina. In 1799, a shiny and heavy rock found by little Conrad Reed and used for a doorstop was, in reality, a 17-pound gold nugget. Once identified, the news spread and the Carolina Gold Rush was on.   The Reed farm is now the popular Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site where visitors can still pan for gold through October. A webcast at the site Sept. 18 at 10:30 a.m. will explore the history of gold mining in North Carolina, and anyone can sign up to view the webcast at http://www.ncdcr.gov/DCRTV.  […]

South Carolina Gamecocks Open Regular Season at ECU, vs. Samford

South Carolina Gamecocks Open Regular Season at ECU, vs. Samford

Home opener vs. Samford at Stone Stadium set for 6 p.m. Sunday COLUMBIA, SC August 21, 2014 – South Carolina women’s soccer opens its 2014 season on the road with a trip to East Carolina on Fri., Aug. 22, at 7 p.m.   The meeting marks the second time in the past four years that the Gamecocks have opened their season with a visit to ECU. On Sunday, South Carolina returns to Columbia for its home opener against Samford at 6 p.m in Stone Stadium. The contest will be a test for the Gamecocks as the Bulldogs are riding a four-match regular-season win streak against SEC opponents and defeated Ole Miss 3-2 in an exhibition match last week. SEASON OPENER […]

Boating and Driving Safety Campaign Underway this Labor Day Weekend

Boating and Driving Safety Campaign Underway this Labor Day Weekend

RALEIGH, NC August 21, 2014 — The “On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” campaign, a multi-agency initiative designed to combine law enforcement resources to ensure everyone can safely travel on highways and waterways during summer months, continues throughout Labor Day weekend. “There are dangerous consequences when an impaired driver gets behind the wheel of a car or boat,” said Capt. Todd Radabaugh with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. “Think before you drink. Have a designated driver for the water and the road. Don’t let an arrest or accident spoil your end-of-summer fun.” On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive   The “On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” campaign concentrates […]

Carolinas Senior Amateur Sectional Qualifying Results from Carolina Trace

Carolinas Senior Amateur Sectional Qualifying Results from Carolina Trace

SANFORD, NC August 21, 2014 – Sectional qualifying results of the 2014 Carolinas Senior Amateur Championship hosted by Carolina Trace (Lake Course) in Sanford, NC on Thursday, August 21, 2014 (6405 yards, Par 36-36—72, 72.5/135). Brad Buxton from Greensboro, NC carded a one-under par 71 to claim medalist honors. The cut line fell at eight-over par 80.  25 players advanced to the Carolinas Senior Amateur Championship that will be played September 24-26 at Sedgefield Country Club (Dye Course) in Greensboro, 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 Brad Buxton, Greensboro, N.C.   35-36–71  (-1) T2 Bob Yow, Clinton, […]

Rare Civil War artifact returns to Hatteras for permanent exhibit at Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

Rare Civil War artifact returns to Hatteras for permanent exhibit at Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

HATTERAS, NC August 21, 2014 – Through the generosity of the Keith Family Foundation, the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum has acquired the silk ensign from the USS Monticello.  It is one of only three silk naval flags from this period known to exist and is the only one with the name of the ship, “Monticello”, and that of her commander, “Lieut. Daniel L. Braine” embroidered along the hoist. USS Monticello, a 655-ton wooden, screw-steamer, was built at Mystic, Connecticut, in 1859 for commercial use. Chartered by the Navy in May 1861, she was named Star for a few weeks and then resumed her original name, Monticello. She was purchased by the Navy in September 1861. Her Civil War service is impressive, involving active employment in […]