EXCITEMENT BUILDS IN CHARLOTTE FOR DINNER IN THE DIRTTM A VIP Charity Gala to benefit The Wounded Warriors Project & Kids Rein Therapeutic Horseback Riding for Children with Disabilities Charlotte, NC (August 7, 2012) – They say Charlotte likes to Party! But have you partied as beautiful horses dance around your table as you dine? Dinner In The Dirt Inc. is bringing a unique blend of adventure, food and exciting entertainment to Charlotte this fall, Friday, October 19th and Saturday, October 20th, at the Latta Plantation Equestrian Center in Huntersville, NC. An American Favorite since 2004, Dinner In The DirtTM has entertained Royalty, Senators, Governors and VIPs from Las Vegas to Florida. From elaborate Galas to Down Home BBQ’s – […]
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Onslow County – Onslow County Animal Services reminds all dog owners that it is against the law (Chapter 4 Section 4-7) for any dog to run at large. According to the ordinance, “Running At Large” means (a) any animal while roaming, running or self-hunting off the premises or property of its owner or keeper and not under the immediate control of its owner or keeper; (b) while being walked or exercised off the premises or property of the owner or keeper, the animal must be restrained by a leash connected to a collar or harness, sufficient to restrain the animal from breaking loose. It shall be unlawful for the owner, custodian, or harborer of any dog to allow or permit […]
Jacksonville, NC – On Wednesday, August 8, 2012, President of the Jacksonville Onslow Chamber of Commerce (JOCOC), Mona Padrick, announced her retirement effective September 30, 2012. Padrick totals 16 years at the chamber, first with the JobReady Program for five years, and then as president for the last 11 years. During this time Padrick oversaw the launch of Project CARE, the purchase of the 1099 Gum Branch Road property, the fulfillment of the Commerce Center concept (to include managing tourism), the Forum Onslow Series, the creation of the Minority Business Services Division and African-American Heritage Trail; the establishment of workforce programs like Trades Day; a stable staff, and over 800 members. Annually established events like the Holiday Parade and the […]
Forest City Holds Off Fayetteville, 2-1 Forest City, NC – The Forest City Owls kept the Fayetteville SwampDogs running game at bay, and took Game 1 of the best-of-three series 2-1 on Wednesday night. Will Chandler went 2-for-2 with an RBI, and made the play of the game defensively. With two outs in the top of the 7th inning, Mike Tauchman lined a single up the middle. Nate Chong’s throw from centerfield took Chandler up the third base line, but the Owls’ catcher made a terrific play, reaching back to tag out Andrew Parker at the plate to keep the game tied at one. After a leadoff single by Alex Close in the bottom of the 7th, Chandler dropped […]
Senior Stephanie Rose scored two goals to lead UNCW to a 2-1 victory over UNC Chapel Hill in exhibition action Wednesday.
The Fayetteville SwampDogs dropped the first game of their semifinal series with the Forest City Owls on Wednesday night, falling 2-1 in heartbreaking fashion.
The Dogs stranded 10 runners offensively, and had a man thrown out at home plate as they lo…
East Carolina continued its preseason camp progress Wednesday by completing its first two-a-day schedule on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex.
The East Carolina volleyball team held its first official workouts of the fall season Wednesday with just 17 days to prepare for its first match of the 2012 season. The Pirates welcome eight newcomers and return seven lettermen from last year’s squad.
Indianapolis, IN – Greg Golson broke-up a potential inning-ending double play with a key move in the eighth inning and it helped the Knights get past first place Indianapolis for the third-straight day. With the bases loaded and one out, Golson’s take-out slide at second base in the eighth inning proved to be the difference as Jared Mitchell scored the game-winning run and the Charlotte Knights went on to beat the Indianapolis Indians 2-1 on Wednesday in game three of the four-game series from Victory Field in Indianapolis. With the win, the Knights improved to a season-high 17 games over .500 (68-51). The eighth inning started with Mitchell getting hit by a pitch from Indians reliever Doug Slaten (3-2, 1.47). […]