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Seahawks Strike Gold Vs. 49ers, 3-0

Seahawks Strike Gold Vs. 49ers, 3-0

Three different players scored as UNCW dominated the match with an impressive 3-0 shutout of UNC Charlotte Friday night.

2012-13 Waterfowl Seasons, Bag Limits, Other Limits Set

2012-13 Waterfowl Seasons, Bag Limits, Other Limits Set

RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 31) — The N.C Wildlife Resources Commission has set season dates, bag limits and applicable regulations for the 2012-13 waterfowl and extended falconry seasons. Beginning Sept. 1, sportsmen and women can apply for permit waterfowl hunts online or by visiting a Wildlife Service Agent, or calling 888-248-6834, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline for the majority of waterfowl permit hunts is Oct. 1. Information on all late-season waterfowl permit hunting opportunities, including locations, dates and quotas, is now available on the agency’s website, www.ncwildlife.org. Click on 2012-13 Permit Hunting Opportunities. Of particular note this year is the increase in bag limit of scaup, which doubled from 2 last year to 4 this year to accommodate […]

Posted in: Hunting, Raleigh NC
“Laps for Life” Blood Drive at Charlotte Motor Speedway

“Laps for Life” Blood Drive at Charlotte Motor Speedway

The American Red Cross and Charlotte Motor Speedway are teaming up to give people in Charlotte a way to honor first responders and give the Gift of Life in remembrance of the 11th anniversary of 9/11 with the 2nd annual “Laps for Life” Bloo…

Full Throttle Countdown to The Championship Playoffs Kick Off At Spectacular zMAX Dragway

Full Throttle Countdown to The Championship Playoffs Kick Off At Spectacular zMAX Dragway

The Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship, NHRA’s six-race playoff series, opens Sept. 14-16 at spectacular zMAX Dragway, Bruton Smith’s Bellagio of drag strips.

Charlotte Knights Final Two Games of Season Set for Sunday & Monday

Charlotte Knights Final Two Games of Season Set for Sunday & Monday

(Fort Mill, SC) – The first place Charlotte Knights return home to Knights Stadium on Sunday, September 2 for the final two home games of the 2012 regular season. Both games feature a special Military Appreciation theme and Knights players will wear sp…

Pinehurst Converts No. 1 Greens to Heat-Resistant Bermuda Grass

Pinehurst Converts No. 1 Greens to Heat-Resistant Bermuda Grass

VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. Aug. 28, 2012 – Pinehurst Resort has converted the greens on Pinehurst No. 1 to heat-resistant Bermuda grass, which will enhance play throughout the year and particularly during the heat of summer. The project, which began in July and is scheduled to be finished in September, also includes construction of a new par-3 and small re-routing that will make the former par-5 17th the new finishing hole. Pinehurst has replaced the current Penn G-2 bentgrass greens with MiniVerde Ultra Dwarf, a strain of Bermuda grass that has been installed with great success throughout the Southeast. This extremely durable strain will allow Pinehurst No. 1 to maintain smooth, consistent putting surfaces, including conditions far superior to bentgrass […]

Posted in: Fayetteville NC, Golf
Seahawk Harriers Make Debut AT Coastal

Seahawk Harriers Make Debut AT Coastal

New faces will dominate the rosters of the cross country teams when they make their debut early Saturday in Conway, S.C.

Chris Christie to Attend ‘Carolina Comeback’ Rally for Pat McCrory in Salisbury

Chris Christie to Attend ‘Carolina Comeback’ Rally for Pat McCrory in Salisbury

RALEIGH, N.C. August 31, 2012 – Today, the Pat McCrory Committee is pleased to announce that on September 13, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will attend a ‘Carolina Comeback’ rally for Pat McCrory on the campus of Catawba College in Salisbury. Pat McCrory graduated from Catawba College, where he earned degrees in Education and Political Science. Watch the RNC keynote introduction video of Governor Christie here: “Governor Christie is a strong, inspirational and visionary leader who is not afraid of telling people the truth and treating people like adults,” said Pat McCrory. “Unfortunately, while other governors from around the country have been showing leadership and implementing reforms, North Carolina has had a bystander in the governor’s office. I look forward […]

Yummies for Tummies To benefit the Caring for Kids at NHRMC Radiothon on Sunny 104.5 FM

Yummies for Tummies To benefit the Caring for Kids at NHRMC Radiothon on Sunny 104.5 FM

Wilmington, NC – Sunny 104.5 is holding its Fourth Annual Caring for kids at NHRMC Radiothon on September 26th and 27th. We will once again be broadcasting live from the lobby of the Betty H. Cameron Women’s and Children’s Hospital to tell the story of the county owned hospitals impact on quality of life . The proceeds from this year’s Radiothon, are earmarked to buy the new Pediatric Gastroenterologist equipment to help in the diagnosis of reflux problems in young children.   Betty H Cameron Women’s and Children’s Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Chip Williams, now practicing as the only pediatric gastroenterologist in New Hanover county.   In an effort to garner early support, Sunny 104.5 will be holding […]

Chantel McCabe to Join Hurricanes’ TV Team

Chantel McCabe to Join Hurricanes’ TV Team

Will join Forslund and Tracy as sideline reporter/host for broadcasts on FOX Sports Carolinas RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that Chantel McCabe will join the Hurricanes’ television broadcast team as sideline reporter/host. McCabe will join play-by-play voice John Forslund and color analyst Tripp Tracy for all Hurricanes games on FOX Sports Carolinas.   “Adding Chantel to the broadcast will help bring fans closer to the team and make watching the games on television an even better experience,” said Rutherford.   McCabe comes to Carolina from Springfield, MA, where she has served as a general assignment reporter for WGGB-ABC 40. Along with her work at ABC 40, the […]