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Museum of the Albemarle “Take A Child Outside”

Museum of the Albemarle “Take A Child Outside”

The Museum of the Albemarle will celebrate “Take A Child Outside Week” on Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.  Participants will discover outside games from the past on the Museum Green.  Past games will include the game o…

UNCW, Landfall Host Fall Tennis Tourney

UNCW, Landfall Host Fall Tennis Tourney

Eight different schools will be represented when the UNCW/Landfall Fall Tennis Invitational takes center stage at CCL.

Leesman, Loman and Associates Level Indians 8-1

Leesman, Loman and Associates Level Indians 8-1

(Indianapolis, IN) — Seth Loman launched a two-run home run in the top of the first inning, Charlie Leesman (1-0, 1.13) allowed just one run over eight remarkable innings, and the Charlotte Knights beat the Indianapolis Indians 8-1 on Wednesday in the opening game of the 2012 Governors' Cup playoffs from Victory Field in Indianapolis. With the win, the Knights now hold a one-game advantage in the best-of-five series

Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber of Commerce Names Million Heir-Williams as Interim President

Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber of Commerce Names Million Heir-Williams as Interim President

Jacksonville, NC — The Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber of Commerce has announced Vice President Million Heir-Williams will assume duties as Interim President effective Oct. 1, 2012. She will take over for President Mona Padrick, who is retiring effective Sept. 30. The move was approved Wednesday morning by the Executive Committee of the Chamber’s Board of Directors. The Board is conducting a search for Padrick’s permanent replacement. “We feel very fortunate to have someone with Million’s experience and talent to lead us during this transition period,” Chamber Board Chairman Elliott Potter said in making the announcement. “She knows our organization and our community very well.” Million Heir-Williams began with the Chamber of Commerce as Minority Business Services manager in February 2010 before being […]

DNC Reverses Position: Jerusalem As Capital Of Israel

DNC Reverses Position: Jerusalem As Capital Of Israel

“Mitt Romney has consistently stated his belief that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. Although today’s voice vote at the Democratic National Convention was unclear, the Democratic Party has acknowledged Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. President Obama has repeatedly refused to say the same himself. Now is the time for President Obama to state in unequivocal terms whether or not he believes Jerusalem is Israel’s capital.” –Andrea Saul, Romney Spokesperson   TIMELINE OF EVENTS REGARDING PRESIDENT OBAMA’S REFUSAL TO CALL JERUSALEM THE CAPITAL OF ISRAEL   All Year, The Obama Administration Refused To Call Jerusalem The Capital Of Israel: In March 2012, State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland Refused To Call Jerusalem The Capital Of Israel. QUESTION: “You’ve spoken to […]

Charleston Battery to host Wilmington Hammerheads in USL PRO Championship

Charleston Battery to host Wilmington Hammerheads in USL PRO Championship

Blackbaud Stadium, Saturday, September 8 – 7:30 PM Jose Cuevas named as finalist for USL PRO Rookie of the Year Charleston, SC – The Charleston Battery takes on the Wilmington Hammerheads on Saturday night at Blackbaud Stadium in the 2012 USL PRO Championship match; gates open at 6 PM with kick off set for 7:30 PM.  The Battery advanced to the title game via a dramatic semifinal win versus the Rochester Rhinos in a game played last Friday night in Rochester.   Tickets for Saturday’s match are on sale now starting at just $10; to purchase tickets or for more information please call (843) 971-GOAL (4625) or visit www.charlestonbattery.com.  Saturday’s match will be broadcast live on USLnation.com; there will be […]

O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals Win Bodes Well for Championship Hopefuls

O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals Win Bodes Well for Championship Hopefuls

As the first race of the NHRA Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship, the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals has always played a key role in deciding season champions. In the past three seasons, eight of the 12 winners of the Countdown opene…

UNC Tarheels Football vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Preview

UNC Tarheels Football vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Preview

Game 2 vs. Wake Forest • Sept. 8, 2012 • 3 p.m./Regional Sports Network TAR HEELS FACE WAKE IN ACC OPENER After a stat sheet stuffing 62-0 victory over Elon in the first game of the Larry Fedora Era, Carolina heads to Winston-Salem to face Wake Forest on Saturday, Sept. 8. The game is the ACC opener for both schools. Kickoff is slated for 3 p.m. on the Regional Sports Network. Carolina’s 62-point outing matched the fourth-highest total in school history and was just the 11th time the Tar Heels had scored 60-or-more points. Tailback Giovani Bernard scored a touchdown rushing, receiving and on a punt return before leaving the game in the first half. QB Bryn Renner completed 14 […]

Carolina Hurricanes Sign Patrick Dwyer to Two-Year Extension

Carolina Hurricanes Sign Patrick Dwyer to Two-Year Extension

Forward ranked tied for third on the team in hits last season RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed forward Patrick Dwyer to a two-year contract extension. The deal will pay Dwyer $900,000 per season during the 2013-14 and 2014-15 campaigns. “Patrick has been an excellent fit for our organization, and plays an important role for our team,” said Rutherford. “He is one of our top penalty killers and provides speed for our forward lines.”   Dwyer, 29, completed his fourth NHL season in 2011-12, totaling five goals and seven assists (12 points) in 73 games played. The Spokane, WA, native ranked tied for […]

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Charlotte Bobcats to Hold 2012 Training Camp at UNC Asheville

Charlotte Bobcats to Hold 2012 Training Camp at UNC Asheville

Charlotte, NC September 5, 2012 – Bobcats Sports & Entertainment and University of North Carolina Asheville officials announced today that the Charlotte Bobcats will hold their 2012 Training Camp at Kimmel Arena on the campus of UNC Asheville.   “Kimmel Arena is a new, state-of-the-art venue that will be an ideal place for our players and coaches to prepare for the coming season,” said Bobcats President of Basketball Operations Rod Higgins.  “We look forward to utilizing all of the various amenities UNC Asheville has to offer, and we thank Coach Biedenbach and Coach Kirkpatrick for opening their facilities to us.”   Kimmel Arena, which opened in November 2011, is home to the UNC Asheville Bulldogs men’s and women’s basketball teams.  […]