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Food Lion AutoFair to Highlight Unique Collection of Vintage Motorcycles At Charlotte Motor Speedway, Sept. 20-23

Food Lion AutoFair to Highlight Unique Collection of Vintage Motorcycles At Charlotte Motor Speedway, Sept. 20-23

An international array of motorcycles that showed Americans the joy of two-wheeled transportation will be featured during the Sept. 20-23 Food Lion AutoFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Country Rockers Big & Rich Set to Rock Bank of America 500 Oct. 13 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Country Rockers Big & Rich Set to Rock Bank of America 500 Oct. 13 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Charlotte Motor Speedway is set to get even louder when country rockers Big & Rich “crank it up to eleven” at the Bank of America 500 Pre-Race Show Presented by Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on Saturday, Oct. 13, as p…

Make-A-Wish® Eastern NC Announces 2013 Board of Directors

Make-A-Wish® Eastern NC Announces 2013 Board of Directors

Board features four new members that will help chart course for chapter MORRISVILLE, N.C. (September 18, 2012)—Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina announced today its Board of Directors for fiscal year 2013. The board helps chart the course for the local chapter of the nation’s largest wish-granting organization. In addition to supporting the efforts of President and CEO Kristen Mercer Johnson, the board contributes a vast array of experience and skills necessary to enhance the chapter’s public standing. Led by Board Chair John Elmo and Chair Elect Rick Deckelbaum, the board serves to protect the chapter’s assets, ensure its accountability and maintain its legal integrity.   Mr. Elmo returns for his third year as Board Chair. Mr. Elmo co-founded Doe & Ingalls […]

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Red Cross Urges Preparedness as Severe Weather Threatens

Red Cross Urges Preparedness as Severe Weather Threatens

Wilmington, NC September 18, 2012 — As severe weather threatens the East Coast this Tuesday, the American Red Cross urges residents to be prepare themselves and their families. “Disasters can happen anytime, it’s important that everyone has a plan,” said Bill Brent, Regional CEO for the Eastern NC Region of the American Red Cross. “Simple steps such as talking with your family about what to do if there is an emergency and building a preparedness kit can offer peace of mind when faced with emergency situations.”   Take the appropriate steps to be prepared Learn about your local community’s emergency warning system for severe thunderstorms Discuss thunderstorm safety with all members of your household Pick a safe place in your […]

Charlotte Knights Announce 2013 Schedule

Charlotte Knights Announce 2013 Schedule

13 Fireworks Shows Highlight Schedule Fort Mill, SC – The Charlotte Knights, the Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, are pleased to announce their schedule for the 2013 season. After beginning the season on the road in Gwinnett (April 4-7) and Norfolk (April 8-10), Charlotte will officially open Knights Stadium with its 2013 home opener against the Gwinnett Braves on Thursday, April 11 at 7:15 p.m. Knights Stadium will host six games from April 11-16, including a special 11:15 a.m. game on Tuesday, April 16 against the Durham Bulls. 13 thrilling fireworks shows highlight the 72 home game schedule. The Knights will light up the sky for all 11 Saturday home games and will host three of the 11 […]

UNCW Volleyball Preview: The Citadel and William &  Mary

UNCW Volleyball Preview: The Citadel and William & Mary

Following a three-week road swing, the Seahawks return home this week with matches versus The Citadel and William & Mary.

Seahawks In 11th Place At Cardinal Cup

Seahawks In 11th Place At Cardinal Cup

UNCW combined for a team-total 613 on Monday to sit in 11th place after 36 holes of the Cardinal Cup.

Posted in: Events, Golf, Wilmington NC
Rocky Mount Victory Office Opening for Romney, GOP Ticket in North Carolina

Rocky Mount Victory Office Opening for Romney, GOP Ticket in North Carolina

North Carolinians Ready for a President Who Will Address the Country’s Growing and Unsustainable Debt Raleigh, NC – Tuesday marks the official opening of the Rocky Mount Victory Office for the Romney for President and Republican Victory operations in Nash County. Former North Carolina Lieutenant Governor and U.S. Representative Jim Gardner will deliver remarks and other local officials will be on hand to join in the festivities.   North Carolinians are rallying behind Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan because they know that President Obama’s policies clearly aren’t working for North Carolina. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are offering bold solutions to strengthen the middle class and restore America as the best place in the world to find a job, start […]

Ruffin McNeill’s Weekly Press Conference

Ruffin McNeill’s Weekly Press Conference

ECU Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill Discusses The Upcoming North Carolina Game McNeill’s Press Conference Clips GREENVILLE, N.C. Sept. 17, 2012 – Third-year East Carolina University Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill addressed members of the media prior to this week’s game against North Carolina. The following are selected comments: Opening Statement “It was a big win for our team on Saturday against Southern Miss. I was very happy with the resiliency that our team showed in the game. It was a tough offensive first half. We have talked about getting contributions from all sides of the ball that way when one side of the ball struggles the other two sides can carry them and that is what happened in first […]

Sharon Day Holds North Carolina Events to Promote the Romney/Ryan Plan to Address National Debt and Help the Middle Class

Sharon Day Holds North Carolina Events to Promote the Romney/Ryan Plan to Address National Debt and Help the Middle Class

Raleigh, NC – Tomorrow, RNC Co-Chairman Sharon Day will attend events at several Victory Offices across the state to help turn out the vote this November to support the Romney-Ryan Plan For A Stronger Middle Class. Thanks to President Obama’s fiscally irresponsible policies, we have seen our national debt more than double.   Almost four years after taking office, North Carolinians are not better off under President Obama. The nation is suffocating under $16 trillion of debt that President Obama continues to make worse, raising our debt by $5 trillion in his first term alone, something he once criticized as “unpatriotic.” North Carolinians understand that massive debt is a drag on job creation and unfairly burdens our children and grandchildren. […]

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