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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. […]

Poll: Pat McCrory takes lead over Walter Dalton

Poll: Pat McCrory takes lead over Walter Dalton

By Jim Morrill Charlotte Observer CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Nine weeks before the election, Republican Pat McCrory enjoys a double-digit lead over Democrat Walter Dalton in North Carolina’s gubernatorial race, according to an Elon University Poll released Monday. The poll, a partnership with the Observer and the News & Observer of Raleigh, also showed the economy contributing to Republican Mitt Romney’s 4-point lead over President Barack Obama in the state. Elon surveyed 1,089 likely voters from Aug. 25-30, during the Republican National Convention. In the governor’s race, McCrory led Dalton 52 percent to 37 percent. McCrory has led Dalton in most other polls. Paid for by the Pat McCrory Committee PO Box 98027 Raleigh, NC 27624 | 919-324-3622

Pat McCrory to Attend Victory Rally with Paul Ryan in Greenville

Pat McCrory to Attend Victory Rally with Paul Ryan in Greenville

RALEIGH, N.C. Monday, September 3, 2012 – Today, Pat McCrory will attend and speak at the Victory Rally with Paul Ryan being held at East Carolina University in Greenville. Pitt County WHO: Pat McCrory WHAT: North Carolina Victory Rally WHEN: Monday, September 3, 2012 1:00pm (Doors open at 11am) WHERE: Student Recreation Center East Carolina University 128 Student Recreation Center (At East 7th & Cotanche Streets) Greenville, North Carolina Paid for by the Pat McCrory Committee PO Box 98027 Raleigh, NC 27624 | 919-324-3622

Charlotte Knights Win 2-1 in 10 Innings Over the Durham Bulls

Charlotte Knights Win 2-1 in 10 Innings Over the Durham Bulls

Walk-off Hit by Recent Call Up Lifts Knights to Victory Fort Mill, SC – Brandon Short, just called up from AA-Birmingham Saturday, drove home the game-winning run with a tenth-inning, two-out drive in the left-centerfield gap, and the Knights pulled out a 2-1 extra-inning win over the Durham Bulls Sunday at Knights Stadium.   Andre Rienzo, just called up from AA-Birmingham on Thursday, made his first start for Charlotte and struck out ten batters in 6 2/3 innings of work. He allowed five hits and only walked two.   Rienzo sat down the first eight batters he faced and struck out three in a row at one point. He struck out six of the first ten he faced through three […]