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Carly Fiorina Holds North Carolina Women for Mitt Event in Huntersville

Carly Fiorina Holds North Carolina Women for Mitt Event in Huntersville

Charlotte, NC – Tomorrow, former Hewlett Packard CEO and candidate for the United States Senate, Carly Fiorina, will hold a Women for Mitt event in Huntersville, NC. Fiorina will be joined by a group of women who worked with Governor Romney in Massachusetts and will discuss personally attest to his commitment to tackle the issues women are most concerned about. Women across the country realize that they cannot afford four more years like the last four years under President Obama’s failed policies which have devastated the middle class. Women in North Carolina want a real recovery and real leadership in the White House. The Romney-Ryan plan for the middle class will result in lower taxes, less government spending, more economic […]

Charlotte Bobcats Offseason Analysis – Ramon Sessions

Charlotte Bobcats Offseason Analysis – Ramon Sessions

By Matt Rochinski September 26, 2012   CAROLINA HOMECOMING Sessions’ addition to the Bobcats is a return home for the Myrtle Beach, SC native who always wanted a chance to play in front of some hometown fans. “It feels good,” Sessions told bobcats.com’s Eryn Gradwell back in July. “It put a smile on my face every time I was in Charlotte on the ride up here – knowing I’m close to home. That’s a good feeling. My friends and family can come and watch me play and I’m part of an organization headed down the right path.” http://www.nba.com/bobcats/video/ramon-sessions-one-one-72612 SESSIONS SOLID EITHER WAY Sessions averaged 10.5 points, 5.2 assists and 3.1 rebounds while shooting 39.8 percent from the field and 41.9 […]

North Carolina Symphony Announces Auditions for NCS Youth Sinfonietta during the 2012/13 season

North Carolina Symphony Announces Auditions for NCS Youth Sinfonietta during the 2012/13 season

RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina Symphony announced today the auditions for the NCS Youth Sinfonietta, an exclusive chamber orchestra made up of 14- to 21-year-olds from across the state and led by the Symphony’s renowned staff of conductors.   All auditions will be held by video audition submission. After completing an online application form, students can record and submit videos of the required repertoire, from which their participation will be determined. Auditions will be open and video submissions considered until Friday, October 5, 2012, at 5 p.m. Information and the online application can be found at www.ncsymphony.org/educationprograms.   Twice each year, members of the NCS Youth Sinfonietta come together for a week of intensive coaching with North Carolina Symphony […]

Walter Dalton Helped Dig the Hole, Now Hits Panic Button

Walter Dalton Helped Dig the Hole, Now Hits Panic Button

Raleigh, N.C. – Yesterday, the Dalton campaign hit the panic button and launched a desperate, negative and false attack ad against Pat McCrory called “Hole.” Today, the McCrory campaign is releasing a video response to fact check and set the record straight on who exactly dug the hole North Carolina finds itself in: Walter Dalton and Beverly Perdue. McCrory Press Secretary Ricky Diaz: “It’s ironic that Walter Dalton chose to call his negative attack ad “Hole,” considering as chief budget writer in the General Assembly for 6 years, he helped dig the hole to begin with and left the mess for others to fix. Over those 6 years, he took over $3 billion in surpluses and left North Carolina $4.6 […]

Panic Attack Haunted Attraction All New For 2012

Panic Attack Haunted Attraction All New For 2012

Wilmington, NC – Panic Attack Haunted Attraction will open their doors Friday October 5th for this year’s scariest Halloween season yet. With over 20,000 square feet of all new Hollywood-quality special effects, elaborate sets and terrifying live actors, this year’s Panic Attack Haunted Attraction will not disappoint. Panic Attack Haunted Attraction will be open every Thursday Friday and Saturday in October, and Tuesday October 30th and Wednesday October 31st at 6pm. Panic Attack Haunted Attraction is not recommended for children under 13 years of age. Tickets start at $20. For more information, go to www.panicattackhaunt.com or find them on Facebook.

Gary Shell Cross-City Trail Public Meeting Scheduled

Gary Shell Cross-City Trail Public Meeting Scheduled

Thursday, October 4th 5 pm – 7 pm Drop in: 5 pm – 6 p.m. Presentation: 6 p.m. Halyburton Park, 4099 S. 17th Street Wilmington, North Carolina Wilmington, NC – A public meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, October 4th to discuss the section of the Gary Shell Cross-City Trail that will stretch from John D. Barry Drive on S. 17th Street to Wade Park which is located off of Waltmoor Road.   The public is encouraged to drop by between 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. to learn more about the project. Staff will be available to answer questions. A formal presentation will take place at 6 p.m. The presentation will include a summary of the input received from the […]

Credit Counseling Agencies Gather in North Carolina

Credit Counseling Agencies Gather in North Carolina

National Foundation for Credit Counseling Holds Annual Leaders Conference  Discussing Financial Issues Impacting the American Consumer Washington, DC – With the unemployment rate remaining stubbornly high, foreclosure still knocking on the door of struggling homeowners, and a less than impressive consumer savings rate, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) Members prepare to gather in Charlotte, NC October 1 – 3, eager to address the many pressing issues confronting Americans.   “It can be argued that there has never been a more critical time to focus on the economic hardships facing consumers and develop concrete solutions to help them find financial stability,” said Susan C. Keating, president and CEO of the NFCC.   This year’s event will bring together more […]

McCrory to Speak to Moore County Republican Men and Women’s Club

McCrory to Speak to Moore County Republican Men and Women’s Club

RALEIGH, N.C. – On Wednesday, September 26, Pat McCrory will attend a lunch hosted by the Moore County Republican Men and Women’s Club. He will give brief remarks about his plan and vision to fix North Carolina’s economy before taking questions from attendees. Moore County WHO: Pat McCrory WHAT: Moore County Republican Men and Women’s Club WHEN: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 12:00pm WHERE: 1600 Morganton Rd Pinehurst, NC 28374 Paid for by The Pat McCrory Committee PO Box 98027 Raleigh, NC 27624 | 919-324-3622

McNeill’s Weekly Press Conference: ECU vs UTEP

McNeill’s Weekly Press Conference: ECU vs UTEP

ECU Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill Discusses The Upcoming UTEP Game GREENVILLE, N.C. Sept. 24, 2012 – Third-year East Carolina University Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill addressed members of the media prior to this week’s game against UTEP. The following are selected comments: McNeill’s Press Conference Clips Opening Statement “We watched the film and it was a tough-fought game with North Carolina on Saturday. It was a difficult game to lose. Coming into the game we felt that we had prepared well over the last week. In every game there is about five or six plays that can turn a game or make a difference for you. In this game those plays didn’t go our way. The team was disappointed with […]

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13th Annual Caniac Carnival Set for Sunday

13th Annual Caniac Carnival Set for Sunday

Festivities begin at 10 a.m. at PNC Arena; Crazy Caniac Challenge registration begins at 9 a.m. By Ken Preston RALEIGH, NC– The National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes will host their 13th annual Caniac Carnival at PNC Arena on Sunday, Sept. 30 from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. This year’s Carnival will feature activities both inside and outside of the arena, and parking and admission to the event are free and open to the public.Outside of PNC Arena, fans can enjoy 40 inflatable rides, interactive games and booths, a toddler zone, sports area, live music from Spivey’s Corner and DJ George, and appearances by Hurricanes mascot Stormy and the Eye Care Associates Storm Squad. Inside, fans can play street hockey on the arena […]

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