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Tagg Romney Attends Events In North Carolina

Tagg Romney Attends Events In North Carolina

Raleigh, NC – On Wednesday and Thursday, Tagg Romney will attend multiple get-out-the-vote events across Western North Carolina and the Triad. North Carolinians are desperate for a real recovery, with unemployment at 9.7% they can’t afford four more years of President Obama’s failed policies. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan’s plan for a Stronger Middle Class will grow the economy on average by 4% a year and restore America as the best place in the world to find a job, start a business, and hire a worker. The following events are open to the press.   Wednesday, September 26, 2012 Event: Tagg Romney Attends Volunteer Lunch Location: Travinia Italian Kitchen 264 Thetford Street Asheville, NC Program Time: 1:00 PM EDT   […]

North Carolina Social Business Conference to Highlight Economic Innovation

North Carolina Social Business Conference to Highlight Economic Innovation

Greensboro, NC – Some of North Carolina’s brightest business minds will gather in on the campus of NC A&T State University in Greensboro September 27 for the 2012 North Carolina Social Business Conference. Sponsored by the 17-campus University of North Carolina and hosted by NC A&T, this statewide event will feature a keynote presentation by 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Muhammad Yunus, the originator of the “social business” concept.   The conference will also showcase a competition involving 31 student-led teams drawn from all 17 UNC campuses. Competing teams were challenged to develop and present viable business plans that address pressing social issues in their communities. Participating teams submitted proposals ranging from using video games to retrain the unemployed […]

Landfall Tradition Welcomes Strong Field

Landfall Tradition Welcomes Strong Field

  WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Purdue seeks to become the third school to successfully defend its title when The Landfall Tradition tees off Oct. 26-28 at the Country Club of Landfall’s scenic Jack Nicklaus Course. New Mexico (2003, 2004) and Wake Forest (2007, 2008) have both accomplished the feat in the national-caliber women’s golf tournament. The three-day, 54-hole event enters its 11th year in 2012 and has raised more than $200,000 in scholarship funds for the UNCW golf programs. The 17-team field includes UNCW, Arizona, Duke, Florida State, Iowa State, Michigan State, Mississippi, N.C. State, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma State, Purdue, South Carolina, Texas Tech, Wake Forest and UNC Greensboro. Five individuals – one each from Duke, Mississippi, […]

Posted in: Events, Golf, Wilmington NC
Charlotte Bobcats Add Four to Training Camp Roster

Charlotte Bobcats Add Four to Training Camp Roster

Charlotte, NC September 25, 2012 – The Charlotte Bobcats have signed free agents Jeff Adrien, Paris Horne, Josh Owens and DaJuan Summers. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not released. The Bobcats training camp roster stands at 18 players. A 6-7 forward, Adrien has appeared in 31 career NBA games over two seasons for the Warriors and Rockets, averaging 2.5 points and 2.6 rebounds in 8.3 minutes per game. He played in eight games with the Rockets last season, averaging 2.6 points and 2.8 rebounds. A 6-3 guard, Horne appeared in three games with the Bobcats Summer League team in Las Vegas, averaging 5.7 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 20.3 minutes. He spent the 2011-12 season […]

UNCW Men’s Soccer Preview: Duke

UNCW Men’s Soccer Preview: Duke

Duke (3-3-1) at UNCW (2-5-1) Sept. 25, 2012, 7 p.m. UNCW Soccer Stadium | Live Stats UNCW Quick Facts (PDF) 2012 UNCW Media Guide CAAsports.com Weekly Release UNCW Notebook The Seahawks close out their non-conference schedule with Duke as both teams look to return to the win column. UNCW was topped 2-0 at George Mason while the Blue Devils posted a 0-0 draw with #16 Wake Forest. Patriots Edged Seahawks In CAA Opener, 2-0 Bolstered by goals from Taylor Morgan and Timmy Mulgrew, George Mason topped UNCW, 2-0, in the Colonial Athletic Association season opener for both sides on Saturday at George Mason Stadium. [Story/Box Score] Bonner Scores Twice, But Seahawks Felled By Last Second Goal Despite a pair of […]

The 19th Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Present The Legendary Gregg Allman

The 19th Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Present The Legendary Gregg Allman

Kure Beach, NC – The air is crisp, the nights are cool and the sky is blue – Welcome to Pleasure Island in the fall.  And there is no better way to bring in Autumn than to attend the 19th Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival on October 13th & 14th.  This years’ Festival brings 1995 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Blues Icon, the legendary GREGG ALLMAN to Pleasure Island.   In addition, there will be thirteen other blues and jazz groups on two stages over the two day festival brought to you by Bryant Real Estate and the Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce at the Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area. GREGG ALLMAN will arrive on Pleasure […]

North Carolina Seafood Festival is Honored by the International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA)

North Carolina Seafood Festival is Honored by the International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA)

Morehead City, NC – The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) paid tribute to the North Carolina Seafood Festival– produced by The Board of Directors of the North Carolina Seafood Festival in Morehead City, NC on September 21, 2012 during the IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Ceremony held at the IFEA’s 57th Annual Convention & Expo in Denver, CO, U.S.A. September 21-23, 2012, where the Festival was presented with an award in the prestigious IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards competition.  Awards were won in the following categories:   Category: Best Commemorative Poster Award: Silver Budget: $250,000 to $749,999   Sponsored by industry leader Haas & Wilkerson Insurance, the professional competition draws entries from among the world’s top festivals and events.  […]

Charlotte Knights Alumni Report: Lastings Milledge

Charlotte Knights Alumni Report: Lastings Milledge

Charlotte, NC – Lastings Milledge spent the 2011 season with the Charlotte Knights. The former New York Mets first-round pick (12th overall selection of the 2003 draft) hit .295 with 12 home runs, 47 RBIs, and 27 stolen bases for the Knights in 444 at-bats last season. While he hit 14 home runs for the Washington Nationals in 2008 and combined to hit 33 home runs with 167 RBIs over parts of six Major League seasons, Milledge spent most of his professional career in the Minors. The Florida native spent parts of five seasons in Triple-A with Norfolk (2006), New Orleans (2007), Columbus (2008), Indianapolis/Syracuse (2009), and Charlotte (2011). In all, he spent nine seasons in the Minors. In 2012, […]

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UNCW Men’s Basketball Season Tickets On Sale

UNCW Men’s Basketball Season Tickets On Sale

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Season tickets for the upcoming 2012-13 UNCW men’s basketball season are available now to the general public. Coach Buzz Peterson’s club plays 15 home games, including an exhibition contest against in-state foe North Carolina Wesleyan on Saturday, Nov. 3, and the regular season opener with two-time Big South Conference champion UNC Asheville on Sunday, Nov. 11. The Seahawks will also host an in-season tournament – the Nations of Coaches Classic. Wofford and Hampton face off on Friday, Nov. 23, followed by UNCW Vs. Wofford on Saturday, Nov. 24, and UNCW Vs. Hampton on Sunday, Nov. 25. All three games are 2 p.m. tip-offs and included in the season ticket package. Season tickets are $190 and $155 […]

Governor Scott Walker to Attend ‘Carolina Comeback’ Rally with Pat McCrory in Burlington

Governor Scott Walker to Attend ‘Carolina Comeback’ Rally with Pat McCrory in Burlington

RALEIGH, N.C. – This is a reminder that tomorrow, Tuesday, September 25, 2012, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will attend a ‘Carolina Comeback’ rally with Pat McCrory in Alamance county. The rally is open to the press. While in North Carolina, Governor Walker will also attend fundraisers for the McCrory campaign in Raleigh and Greensboro. Alamance County WHO: Pat McCrory and Governor Scott Walker WHAT: Carolina Comeback Rally WHEN: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 2:00pm Doors Open 2:45pm Media Set Up & Pre-program Start Time 3:15pm Program Start Time WHERE: Copland Fabrics 908 Sandy Cross Road Burlington, NC 27216

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