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zMAX Dragway to Offer Limited Number of Autographed Tickets for O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals

zMAX Dragway to Offer Limited Number of Autographed Tickets for O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals

The next 250 fans to call in to the zMAX Dragway ticket office and purchase a ticket to the Sept. 14-16 O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals will receive a ticket autographed by one of the sport’s top drivers.

Onslow County Museum Family Program: North Carolinians in the War of 1812

Onslow County Museum Family Program: North Carolinians in the War of 1812

Onslow County September 4, 2012 -  In commemoration of the War of 1812, the Onslow County Museum will be offering a free family program. Saturday, September 15 at 2 pm in the Museum multipurpose room, Jim and Leisa Greathouse, members of the North Carolina War of 1812 Bicentennial Committee will present “North Carolinians in the War of 1812.” Jim Greathouse, on staff with the Fayetteville Area Transportation Museum will begin the program with a costumed presentation of North Carolinians during the War of 1812. From Dolley Madison, Greensboro native and first lady at the time of the war to Morris Stinger, an African American seamen in the U.S. Navy, Greathouse will talk about the role of well-known and lesser-known Carolinians in […]

New Hanover County: Environmental Health Resumes Mosquito Spraying

New Hanover County: Environmental Health Resumes Mosquito Spraying

New Hanover County – The New Hanover County Health Department Division of Environmental Health will apply treatments between 6:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4, Wednesday, Sept. 5, and Thursday, Sept. 6 to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the spraying will be rescheduled. Spraying has been scheduled for the following areas: Tuesday, Sept. 4 (See Map) North 132 Murrayville Carolina Beach Wednesday, Sept. 5 (See Map) Greenville Loop Sunset Park/Greenfield Lake Kure Beach Flemington Castle Hayne Thursday, Sept. 6 (See Map) South 421 Myrtle Grove Masonboro Wrightsboro The treatments will be administered with truck-mounted equipment to spray open spaces in residential areas. The equipment dispenses Biomist 30 + 30, a permethrin insecticide product. This […]

Museum of the Albemarle – “Embellish a Pumpkin”

Museum of the Albemarle – “Embellish a Pumpkin”

“Embellish a Pumpkin” Elizabeth City, NC – Kids of all ages are invited to spend the afternoon at the Museum of the Albemarle on Friday, October 19, 2012 from 3:30 pm until 5:00 pm.  Participants will learn the history of Halloween, discover North Carolina legends and embellish a pumpkin of choice with buttons, ribbons, felt, seeds, candy and other surprises. Pre-registration and supply fee required. Before September 29th:  $10.00/FOMOA Members and $12.00 Non-Members.  After September 29th:  $12.00/FOMOA Members and $14.00 Non-Members.   Free Family Program For More Information Call 252-335-1453 The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 S. Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252)335-1453. www.museumofthealbemarle.com. Find us on Facebook! Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 […]

Coastal Plains Raceway’s Sunoco Super Series Stock Car Racing Results (Sept. 1, 2012)

Coastal Plains Raceway’s Sunoco Super Series Stock Car Racing Results (Sept. 1, 2012)

Jacksonville, NC – Below are results from Coastal Plains Raceway’s Sunoco Super Series Stock Car Racing event held on September 1, 2012 Humphrey Mechanical Limited Late Model (50 Laps) Pos No. Name 1 25 Kenneth Mercer 2 27 Chris Burns 3 7 Brandon Clements 4 6 Jerry Burns 5 7 Brent Wells 6 18 Mike Napier 7 10 Michael Fose 8 24 Ronald Brown   East Carolina Mechanical Street Stocks (30 Laps) Pos No. Name 1 5 Chris Burns 2 2N Terry Norton 3 80 Jonathan Belfiore 4 51 Ken Blizzard 5 1 Joe Rochelle 6 39 Gary Rochelle Jr. 7 01 Kyle Smith Humphrey Heating and Air Super Mini Stock (25 Laps) Pos No. Name 1 71 Justin Hall […]

Charlotte Knights Win 83rd, Conclude Season With 5-3 Win Monday

Charlotte Knights Win 83rd, Conclude Season With 5-3 Win Monday

(Fort Mill, SC) — Matt Zaleski (7-6, 3.70) threw five good innings, Carlos Sanchez went 3-3 at the plate, and the Charlotte Knights beat the Durham Bulls 5-3 in a rain-shortened, seven-plus-inning game on the final day of the 2012 regular season at Kn…

Paul Ryan: The President Can’t Say We Are Better Off

Paul Ryan: The President Can’t Say We Are Better Off

Greenville, NC Sept. 3, 2012: Excerpts from Paul Ryan’s speech earlier today on the East Carolina University campus in Greenville, North Carolina. “So, when you take a look at what we’re going to hear in Charlotte today, the President can say a lot of things, and he will, but he can’t tell you that you’re better off. Simply put, the Jimmy Carter years look like the good old days compared to where we are right now.” – Paul Ryan PAUL RYAN: “In July of 1980, the unemployment rate was 7.8 percent. For the past 42 months, it’s been above 8 percent under Barack Obama’s failed leadership. When businesses go bankrupt, that means fewer paychecks, fewer jobs. The unemployment rate in […]

Stephanie Rose, Morgan Leyble Recognized By CAA

Stephanie Rose, Morgan Leyble Recognized By CAA

Senior Stephanie Rose and freshman Morgan Leyble were both honored by the Colonial Athletic Association on Monday.

Chris Heston Named Eastern League Pitcher-of-the Year

Chris Heston Named Eastern League Pitcher-of-the Year

Right-Hander Captured League’s ERA Title In 2012 GREENVILLE, N.C. Sept. 3, 2012 – Former East Carolina hurler Chris Heston has been named the 2012 Eastern League Pitcher-of-the-Year according to a release by the league office over the weekend. Heston’s Career Minor League Stats The 24-year old right-hander, who played for the Richmond Flying Squirrels in 2012, appeared in 25 games in his Double-A debut posting a 9-7 record with 130 strikeouts and a 2.13 ERA in 143.2 innings. Currently he leads the league in ERA, while ranking among the league leaders in WHIP (1.09-2nd), strikeouts (130-tied 4th), opponent’s batting average (.227-5th) and complete games (1-tied 10th). Heston made his first career Double-A start against New Britain on April 7th allowing […]

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Wilmington Hammerheads Urge Fans to Charleston This Weekend

Wilmington Hammerheads Urge Fans to Charleston This Weekend

USL PRO Championship set for Saturday Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington Hammerheads have advanced to the 2012 USL PRO Championship after defeating defending USL PRO champions the Orlando City Lions on Friday night at the Florida Citrus Bowl in the semifinal round of the playoffs.   The Hammerheads will play the Charleston Battery for the 2012 USL PRO Championship title on Saturday, September 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Blackbaud Stadium in Charleston, SC. The Wilmington Hammerheads organization is encouraging all fans to make the trip to Charleston in support of the team, if possible.   Tickets for the Championship Match at Blackbaud Stadium are being sold at the Wilmington Hammerheads office located on 420 Raleigh Street, Suite E, for $10. […]