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Local Artist Barton Hatcher Selected Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Poster Contest Winner

Local Artist Barton Hatcher Selected Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Poster Contest Winner

Carolina Beach, NC – This year’s Artist for the 19th Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival is local artist Barton Hatcher from Wilmington, North Carolina with his tropically-inspired musician playing the blues as sunset descends over the Cape Fear River masterpiece.  You can almost feel the breeze and smell the salt water. Growing up on his grandfather’s farm in Bladen County, North Carolina, Barton Hatcher discovered his special artistic and creative gifts early in his life. A self-taught artist and mixed media sculptor, Barton’s eclectic style is admired by many. His work has been showcased in several North Carolina galleries alongside prominent artists such as Ivey Hayes. On several occasions he has been commissioned to do customized art […]

Single-Day Tickets Now on Sale for the World of Outlaws World Finals

Single-Day Tickets Now on Sale for the World of Outlaws World Finals

Fans can now purchase single-day tickets for The Greatest Show on Dirt, the Nov. 1-3 World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.
Tickets are $20 for adults on Thursday and $39 on Friday and Saturday and $10 for kids 13 and under on Th…

First Annual Cause For The Paws Benefit Bike Ride & Dice Run

First Annual Cause For The Paws Benefit Bike Ride & Dice Run

Sneads Ferry, NC – The First Annual Cause For The Paws Benefit Bike Ride & Dice Run will be held Sunday, October 21 at Lo-re-lei Pub & Grille at 1019 Old Folkstone Road Sneads Ferry, N.C. Registration at 11:30am Kickstands up at 12:30pm Dice Run $20.00 ( includes BBQ Plate) 50/50, Auctions, & Raffles for great Prizes! BBQ Plates $6.00 Cars are welcome! Music by The Carolina Band (2-4pm) and Dixie Driver ( 5-8pm) Bike Run Route begins at Lo-re-lei, then to Wild Hawg, Dales, The Brass Pelican, The Pit and ends at Lo-re-lei. BBQ Plates will begin to be served at 2pm. In case of rain, event will be held at Lo-re-lei. All money collected will go to OC-PAW […]

A Message from the NHL

A Message from the NHL

The following message to fans was issued by the National Hockey League on Sunday:

Despite the expiration of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the National Hockey League has been, and remains, committed to negotiating around the clock to reac…

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Four Cougars Remain 2-0 In Singles at 49ers Pick’Em Invitational

Four Cougars Remain 2-0 In Singles at 49ers Pick’Em Invitational

The College of Charleston men's tennis team kicked off its fall tournament season against UNC Charlotte and Gardner-Webb at the inaugural 49ers Pick'Em Invitational held at the Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex.

Two Montgomery County Dams Removed from the Little River Basin

Two Montgomery County Dams Removed from the Little River Basin

Two trackhoe excavators pound away at the narrow concrete and rock wall of the decrepit Troy Reservoir Dam No. 1, which stretches across Montgomery County’s Densons Creek, a tributary of the Little River. On a nearby bridge a small group gathers to watch their efforts to improve the health of this stream bear fruit. “Removing this dam is an opportunity to help the town of Troy further enhance Densons Creek’s natural aquatic community, in turn helping meet local economic and conservation goals,” said U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service biologist Laura Fogo, who has spearheaded the project. “The removal of Troy Reservoir Dam No. 1 is part of a larger, landscape-scale effort to restore the streams of the Little River watershed.“ […]

Stefan Brewer 14th, UNCW Fourth In Golf Opener

Stefan Brewer 14th, UNCW Fourth In Golf Opener

Stefan Brewer is tied for 14th and the Seahawks are in a 3-way tie for fourth after two rounds at Tar Heel Intercollegiate.

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to Campaign with Pat McCrory on September 25

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to Campaign with Pat McCrory on September 25

Raleigh, N.C. – The Pat McCrory Committee is proud to announce that on September 25, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will campaign with Pat McCrory in Raleigh and Greensboro, with a potential additional stop. Details are still being finalized. “I look forward to proudly welcoming Scott Walker to North Carolina, a reform-minded governor that is showing strong leadership in Wisconsin,” said Pat McCrory. “He turned a $3.6 billion deficit into a surplus without raising taxes – while improving education. That’s the kind of leadership we need in North Carolina to start a Carolina comeback.” Paid for by The Pat McCrory Committee PO Box 98027 Raleigh, NC 27624 | 919-324-3622

UNCW Falls Twice In Spartan Spiketacular

UNCW Falls Twice In Spartan Spiketacular

UNCW fell to Morehead State and Youngstown State Saturday to wrap up its appearance in the Spartan Spiketacular.

Seahawks Finish Third, Fifth At W&M Race

Seahawks Finish Third, Fifth At W&M Race

The UNCW women came in third place and the men placed fifth at the 54th William & Mary Cross Country Invitational Saturday.

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