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Charlotte Bobcats Offseason Analysis – Ben Gordon

Charlotte Bobcats Offseason Analysis – Ben Gordon

Ben Gordon enters his ninth NBA season in 2012-13 and is pumped about the new opportunity presenting itself with the Bobcats. What is it that has Gordon so jacked up? Find out in our latest Offseason Analysis series.

UNCW’s Upset Bid Comes Up Short At NCSU

UNCW’s Upset Bid Comes Up Short At NCSU

UNCW held a 2-0 lead, but NC State rallied for a 3-2 victory in non-conference volleyball action Tuesday.

Charlotte Knights Drop Game One to PawSox 7-2

Charlotte Knights Drop Game One to PawSox 7-2

(Pawtucket, RI) – Pawtucket starting pitcher Steven Wright (1-0) allowed just two runs over seven innings, Danny Valencia, Tony Thomas, and J.C. Linares all homered, and the Pawtucket Red Sox beat the Charlotte Knights 7-2 on Tuesday in game one of the Governors' Cup Finals from McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, RI.

zMAX Dragway: NHRA’s Fastest Track

zMAX Dragway: NHRA’s Fastest Track

Holding four of the eight NHRA national records, zMAX Dragway is currently the fastest track on the NHRA circuit. This weekend, the track will host the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals, the first event of the NHRA Countdown to the Championship….

Museum of the Albemarle – “George Durant Day”

Museum of the Albemarle – “George Durant Day”

Elizabeth City, NC – The Museum of the Albemarle will host a visit of George Durant’s 1599 Bible from September 18 through September 29, 2012.  Having the prominent position of North Carolina’s oldest book and having never been on public display in the region, it will be available for viewing in conjunction with the Arts of the Albemarle’s 2012 Design House located at Cobb’s Point in Elizabeth City. Mr. Durant is recognized for his role in Culpepper’s Rebellion (1667-1679) and for having one of the earliest recorded land deeds in North Carolina dated August 1661.  Portions of this tract of land are today called Durants Neck which is located in Perquimans County. The Durant Bible is on loan courtesy of […]

UNCW Takes Third In Wofford Tournament

UNCW Takes Third In Wofford Tournament

UNCW carded a final round 306 to claim third place in the Terrier Intercollegiate at the Country Club of Spartanburg.

Posted in: Events, Golf, Wilmington NC
Seahawks Participate In “Ocean Cure”

Seahawks Participate In “Ocean Cure”

The men's tennis team recently mentored at-risk youths as part of the "Ocean Cure" initiative at nearby Wrightsville Beach.

May We Never Forget
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May We Never Forget

Jacksonville, NC – Today, we again turn our thoughts to the fallen heroes of September 11, 2001. Proudly we stand in their memory and acknowledge their ultimate sacrifice in lower Manhattan, New York; a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania; and the Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia. It’s hard to believe it has been eleven years since that tragic day in which 2,977 of our fellow countrymen were killed, but history tells us otherwise. It was a day that changed so much about who we are. Never again can we take our freedom for granted; neither will we allow the enemy to take away from us what we hold dear without a fight. We will be ever watchful over our communities, our […]

Posted in: Jacksonville NC
Airlie Gardens schedules Kayak Eco-Tour

Airlie Gardens schedules Kayak Eco-Tour

New Hanover County Sept. 10, 2012 – Airlie Gardens is offering a kayak eco-tour program of the Bradley Creek tidal marsh which is scheduled for Friday, September 21st, 2012 from 10:30am to 2pm. Tours are scheduled to coincide for the best tide and the boats leave from the Airlie dock. The eco tours, in partnership with Hook, Line & Paddle (www.hooklineandpaddle.com), are designed to give participants a guided kayak tour through Bradley Creek. Eco tours focus on the flora, fauna, and ecosystem of Bradley Creek, but there will also be discussion about coastal conservation issues. Topics include bird watching, oyster reef restoration, storm water runoff, and best management practices. Participants should be interested in understanding and appreciating this natural resource […]

Charlotte Knights Final Quest for the Governors’ Cup Begins Tuesday

Charlotte Knights Final Quest for the Governors’ Cup Begins Tuesday

(Pawtucket, RI) — The Charlotte Knights and Pawtucket Red Sox will battle for the Governors' Cup beginning on Tuesday from Pawtucket. The Knights went 5-3 against the PawSox in 2012.

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