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Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam Hosts “Not Better Off” Farm Tour and Roundtables in North Carolina

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam Hosts “Not Better Off” Farm Tour and Roundtables in North Carolina

Raleigh, NC – On Saturday, Florida Agriculture Commissioner and Farmers and Ranchers For Romney National Chair Adam Putnam will host Agriculture Roundtables across the state to discuss how the agricultural community in North Carolina is not better off than they were four years ago. Last night President Obama made it clear he is offering more of the same failed policies. The private sector is suffering under burdensome regulations, and we’re in the midst of the worst economic recovery since the Great Depression. If we want a new direction, we need a new president. The following events are open to the press: Saturday, September 8, 2012:   Event: “Not Better Off” Agriculture Tour   Strickland Farms Roundtable 9:30 AM EDT 671 […]

USL PRO Awards Winners Announced

USL PRO Awards Winners Announced

Orlando, Rochester, Charleston take individual awards   TAMPA, Fla. – USL PRO honored its top performers of the season today, announcing the Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, Defender of the Year, Goalkeeper of the Year and Coach of the Year from the 2012 season. The winners were announced at an awards ceremony in Charleston, South Carolina, site of Saturday’s USL PRO Championship Game featuring the Charleston Battery and Wilmington Hammerheads at Blackbaud Stadium.   Voting for the awards was conducted by league coaches and managers.   Most Valuable Player – Kevin Molino, Orlando City The Trinidad and Tobago international claimed MVP honors after a standout season that saw him act as a catalyst for an Orlando side that […]

N.C. Department of Cultural Resources Announces Dr. Kevin Cherry as Deputy Secretary

N.C. Department of Cultural Resources Announces Dr. Kevin Cherry as Deputy Secretary

RALEIGH – N.C. Department of Cultural Resources Secretary Linda Carlisle announces the appointment of Dr. Kevin Cherry to deputy secretary for the Cultural Resources Office of Archives and History, effective Oct. 16.  He succeeds Jeffrey Crow, w…

Three Generations of Batmobiles Coming to Food Lion AutoFair

Three Generations of Batmobiles Coming to Food Lion AutoFair

The Batmobile is hands-down the most famous vehicle on planet Earth. Seeing amazing replicas of three generations of Batman’s car displayed during the Sept. 20-23 Food Lion AutoFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway will make superhero fans think they&…

Movies On The Big Screen, Water-Skiing Squirrel Highlight Affordable Family Fun at Food Lion AutoFair Sept. 20-23

Movies On The Big Screen, Water-Skiing Squirrel Highlight Affordable Family Fun at Food Lion AutoFair Sept. 20-23

What good would the world’s largest automotive extravaganza be if you couldn’t share it with your loved ones? When the Sept. 20-23 Food Lion AutoFair kicks off at Charlotte Motor Speedway, attractions to entertain the whole family will incl…

Richard Hudson and Robin Hayes Hold “Not Better Off” Event and Office Opening

Richard Hudson and Robin Hayes Hold “Not Better Off” Event and Office Opening

Charlotte, NC – Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, Richard Hudson, candidate for U.S. Congress (NC-8), and Robin Hayes, NCGOP Chairman and former congressman, will hold a “Not Better Off” event to discuss President Obama’s job-killing policies that have cost North Carolina thousands of manufacturing jobs and mark the grand opening of the Concord Victory Office. The following events are open to the press: Friday, September 7, 2012: Event: “Not Better Off” Event and Concord Victory Office Opening Location: Concord Victory Office 80 Union Street South Concord, NC 28205   Who: Richard Hudson, candidate for U.S. Congress (NC-8) Robin Hayes, NCGOP Chairman   Time: 4:00 PM EDT

Fall Culinary News: Encore Restaurant Week

Fall Culinary News: Encore Restaurant Week

FALL CULINARY NEWS: ENCORE RESTAURANT WEEK, FOOD EVENTS AND TOURS, FESTIVALS & DINNER THEATRE SPICE UP THE SEASON   Wilmington, North Carolina and its island beaches nourishes the soul with a historic riverfront town and beautiful coastline. As an emerging dining destination, it also whets the appetite and satisfies the palate with a full spectrum of dining options from Wilmington, NC’s historic river district to the island beaches of Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wrightsville Beach. A dining renaissance in recent years produced outstanding restaurants and chefs, including Catch Modern Seafood Cuisine’s owner/chef Keith Rhodes, a 2012 Bravo TV “Top Chef” contestant. N.C. Department of Agriculture “N.C. Best Dish” awards go to Kornerstone Bistro, 3rd place-Casual Dining www.kornerstonebistro.com and Marc’s […]

Charlotte Knights Outslug Indians 14-13 in Game Two Thursday

Charlotte Knights Outslug Indians 14-13 in Game Two Thursday

(Indianapolis, IN) — Josh Phegley homered in game one and again on Thursday for game two, and the Charlotte Knights beat the Indianapolis Indians 14-13 in a slugfest in game two of the best-of-five first round Governors' Cup playoffs. With the win, the Knights hold a commanding 2-0 lead and will now return to Fort Mill to play the rest of the series from their home ballpark.

NHRA Postseason Launches Next Week at O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals

NHRA Postseason Launches Next Week at O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals

Next week, the fastest accelerating machines on the planet will descend upon zMAX Dragway for the opening race in the NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoffs, the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals Sept. 14-16.

Gamecocks Football Tune Up For Pirates

Gamecocks Football Tune Up For Pirates

The ninth-ranked University of South Carolina football team (1-0, 1-0 SEC) went through a lighter workout on Thursday afternoon as it continues preparations for Saturday’s home opener against the East Carolina Pirates (1-0, 0-0 C-USA).