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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).

UNCW Volleyball Preview: Spartan Classic

UNCW Volleyball Preview: Spartan Classic

UNCW continues its 10-match road swing this weekend as it takes part in the Spartan Classic at Norfolk State.

Wilmington Hammerheads Ready for Rivalry Final

Wilmington Hammerheads Ready for Rivalry Final

Hertzog named to 2012 USL PRO All-League First Team Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington Hammerheads are set to head south to encounter their coastal rivals, the Charleston Battery, at Blackbaud Stadium this weekend to compete for the title of 2012 USL PRO National Champions. The Hammerheads held a 1-1-1 record with the Battery in regular season play, with the tallied one loss and one tie being at Blackbaud Stadium. This is the same record the Hammerheads held with Orlando City during the regular season before they faced off in the semifinals at the Florida Citrus Bowl last weekend. Advancing to the finals with a 4-3 victory over regular-season champions Orlando, the Hammerheads are geared up for their shot at the […]

Seahawk Club Schedules 5K Night Run/Walk

Seahawk Club Schedules 5K Night Run/Walk

The Seahawk Club is staging the Midnite Madness 5K Night Run on Friday, Oct. 12, to kick off basketball season.

Richard Petty, Denny Hamlin and Marcos Ambrose Headline Gigantic Pit Party for Fans at Bank of America 500

Richard Petty, Denny Hamlin and Marcos Ambrose Headline Gigantic Pit Party for Fans at Bank of America 500

NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty, NASCAR Sprint Cup point leader Denny Hamlin and NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Marcos Ambrose are scheduled to make appearances at a one-of-a-kind infield Pit Party for fans at the Bank of America 500 on Oct. 13.

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