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Bennett Place Presents “1862, Life on the Homefront in Piedmont North Carolina”

Bennett Place Presents “1862, Life on the Homefront in Piedmont North Carolina”

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…

Carolina Hurricanes Announce Five More Ownership Partners

Carolina Hurricanes Announce Five More Ownership Partners

RALEIGH, NC – Peter Karmanos Jr., Chief Executive Officer, Owner and Governor of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that five additional investor groups have joined Hurricanes Holdings, LLC in the ownership …

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McCrory Campaign Releases Newest Statewide TV Ad: Feet

McCrory Campaign Releases Newest Statewide TV Ad: Feet

Raleigh, N.C. – Today, the Pat McCrory Committee is releasing its latest television ad, “Feet,” talking about Pat’s plan to get North Carolina into the energy business and create jobs to power the Carolina comeback. It will begin airing today on broadcast and cable systems statewide. TRANSCRIPT: Four hundred thousand North Carolinians don’t have a job. And we’re paying four bucks a gallon for gas. The path to prosperity and thousands of jobs is right under our feet and off our coast. Those are our natural resources, let’s unleash their power safely and get back to being great again. I’m Pat McCrory and I’m running for governor.

‘Canes Sign Jeremy Welsh to Two-Year Contract

‘Canes Sign Jeremy Welsh to Two-Year Contract

Forward played in final game of 2011-12 after finishing college career RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed forward Jeremy Welsh to a two-year contract. In 2012-13, the deal will pay Welsh $700,000 on the NHL level or $105,000 at the minor-league level. In 2013-14, Welsh will receive $1 million.   “Jeremy is a player we think very highly of,” said Rutherford. “He is a big man that can play center or left wing, and has really good hockey sense.”   Welsh, 23, made his NHL debut for the Hurricanes in the team’s final game of the 2011-12 season, skating 16:32 of ice time […]

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Citizen, Husband, Father, American – Actor Gary Sinise
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Citizen, Husband, Father, American – Actor Gary Sinise

Citizen, Husband, Father, American – Actor Gary Sinise Finally, after weeks of practice and preparation, the golden hour has arrived for both cast members and playhouse enthusiasts. The stage is lit by one lone ceiling lamp, dangling from a frayed, seemingly infinite wire falling from the darkness above them, and moving ever so slightly back and forth. Its soft radiance casts a circular, warm glow towards the front row of the theatre as the actor’s movements onstage remain shadowed and restless.  The side-by-side, crushed red-velvet chairs anchored onto the floor offer a little less padding than desired. A late-arriving ticket holder bumps and shoves their way through a cramped third aisle, searching for their seat assignment which, according to a […]

Charlotte Bobcats Offseason Analysis – Ben Gordon

Charlotte Bobcats Offseason Analysis – Ben Gordon

Ben Gordon enters his ninth NBA season in 2012-13 and is pumped about the new opportunity presenting itself with the Bobcats. What is it that has Gordon so jacked up? Find out in our latest Offseason Analysis series.

UNCW’s Upset Bid Comes Up Short At NCSU

UNCW’s Upset Bid Comes Up Short At NCSU

UNCW held a 2-0 lead, but NC State rallied for a 3-2 victory in non-conference volleyball action Tuesday.

Charlotte Knights Drop Game One to PawSox 7-2

Charlotte Knights Drop Game One to PawSox 7-2

(Pawtucket, RI) – Pawtucket starting pitcher Steven Wright (1-0) allowed just two runs over seven innings, Danny Valencia, Tony Thomas, and J.C. Linares all homered, and the Pawtucket Red Sox beat the Charlotte Knights 7-2 on Tuesday in game one of the Governors' Cup Finals from McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, RI.

zMAX Dragway: NHRA’s Fastest Track

zMAX Dragway: NHRA’s Fastest Track

Holding four of the eight NHRA national records, zMAX Dragway is currently the fastest track on the NHRA circuit. This weekend, the track will host the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals, the first event of the NHRA Countdown to the Championship….

Museum of the Albemarle – “George Durant Day”

Museum of the Albemarle – “George Durant Day”

Elizabeth City, NC – The Museum of the Albemarle will host a visit of George Durant’s 1599 Bible from September 18 through September 29, 2012.  Having the prominent position of North Carolina’s oldest book and having never been on public display in the region, it will be available for viewing in conjunction with the Arts of the Albemarle’s 2012 Design House located at Cobb’s Point in Elizabeth City. Mr. Durant is recognized for his role in Culpepper’s Rebellion (1667-1679) and for having one of the earliest recorded land deeds in North Carolina dated August 1661.  Portions of this tract of land are today called Durants Neck which is located in Perquimans County. The Durant Bible is on loan courtesy of […]

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