RALEIGH, N.C. … Titanic, the ship of dreams, still fascinates anyone who has heard the tragic tale, even 100 years after an iceberg sent the now-legendary ship to the bottom of the icy North Atlantic. Starting September 29, visitors to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences can follow that fateful voyage, take on the identity of a passenger, touch an iceberg and see more than 200 artifacts recovered from the broken ship’s debris field two-and-a-half miles beneath the surface. Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition immerses visitors in the experience of the 2,228 passengers where more than 1,500 died. No one believed it could happen. The Titanic catastrophe shook the world’s faith in technology and forever imprinted the ship’s name into […]
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RALEIGH, N.C. – Thursday, September 13, 2012, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will attend a ‘Carolina Comeback’ rally for Pat McCrory on the campus of Catawba College in Salisbury. The rally is open to the press. Pat McCrory graduated from Catawba College, where he earned degrees in Education and Political Science. Rowan County WHO: Pat McCrory and Governor Chris Christie WHAT: Carolina Comeback Rally WHEN: Thursday, September 13, 2012 1:00pm Doors Open 2:15pm Media Set Up Time 2:30pm Pre-program Start Time 3:00pm Program Start Time WHERE: Catawba College Abernethy Physical Education Center 2300 West Innes Street Salisbury, NC 28144
Bolivia, NC – September 15, 2012 – The Warrior Ride’s motto is “Warriors Helping Warriors.” This non-profit organization gives wounded war heroes a chance at rehabilitation through fellowship and 30 mile bicycle rides. Headquartered in Oak Island, NC, the Warrior Ride has a ride scheduled for September 27th beginning at Golden Sands Motel in Carolina Beach to Southport and ending at the Virginia Williamson Elementary School. Coastal Cosmetic Family Dentistry is a proud supporter of the Warrior Ride and is excited to be directly involved in one of their rides this year. The HWY 211 office, close to Midway Road, will be holding a special pit stop for the warriors during the 11 o’clock hour Thursday morning. […]
Mount Holly, N.C – Sept. 12, 2012 – Freightliner Trucks today celebrated the production of its 500,000thvehicle at its Mount Holly, N.C. plant. The keys to the 500,000thtruck – a Freightliner Business Class® M2 106 with a utility body – were turned over to Duke Energy officials at a Town Hall meeting at the plant. The truck will join Duke Energy’s fleet of field service vehicles. Pictured in photo: L-R, Mark Hernandez , Mt. Holly Plant Manager; Roger Nielsen, Chief Operating Officer, Daimler Trucks North America; Mike Allison, Director Fleet Acquisition, Design & Policy, Duke Energy; Ray Best, Director Northern Region Large Business Customer Group, Duke Energy With more than 630,000 square feet of floor space and approximately 1,550 employees, […]
The South Carolina men’s soccer team (2-3-1) suffered a 3-2, double-overtime loss, on the road at No. 5 Charlotte (5-0-1) in non-conference action on Wednesday night. It was South Carolina’s second road contest against a top five opponent in the last s…
(Pawtucket, RI) — Former Knight Zach Stewart threw six scoreless innings, Dan Butler homered, and the Pawtucket Red Sox took a commanding two-game lead with a 2-0 win over the Charlotte Knights in game two on Wednesday from McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket,…
Junior Laverry Kumar was named CAA Women's Golfer-of-the-Week following her top-five finish in the Terrier Intercollegiate.
UNCW announced its 2012-13 schedule Wednesday, a challenging 29-game slate that includes 13 home game and 16 road contests.
Men's basketball season ticket holders have until Sunday, Sept. 16, to renew their seats for the upcoming 2012-13 season.
DURHAM – In conjunction with the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War, Bennett Place State Historic Site will present “1862, Life on the Homefront in Piedmont North Carolina During the Civil War,” an outdoor educational living…