East Carolina Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill’s third season is officially underway as he welcomed members of his 105-man preseason roster to campus Thursday afternoon to kick off the 2012 campaign.
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Thursday night’s game against the Florence RedWolves has been officially rained out due to unplayable field conditions. The game will not be made up as the regular season has ended for the SwampDogs.
The team will play a road playoff game on Saturday n…
Tryon Palace will provide a great destination for families on the go this summer with its final “2nd Saturdays” summer program of 2012 on Aug. 11. The theme at Tryon Palace in New Bern, North Carolina is “The Athens of North Carolina.” In the…
SOUTHPORT – From Core Sounder skiffs to sharpies, learn about traditional wooden boats of the Lower Cape Fear in an upcoming Third Tuesday Program offered by the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport. As part of the Museum’s free monthly lecture series, the event will be held at the Southport Community Building on Tuesday, Aug. 21, from 7-9 p.m. Local boat builders and boat captains will discuss types of work boats and the men who worked them. Photographs and boatbuilding tools will also be on display. “For the people living along the coast of North Carolina from the 1700s to the early 1900s, wooden boats played a major role in their lives and livelihood. Many people in […]
SOUTHPORT – The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport showcases authentic North Carolina culture and heritage on Saturday, Aug. 11, in this year’s popular summer series “2nd Saturdays.” The theme for the final 2nd Saturdays event for 2012 is “Original Inhabitants of the Cape Feare.” Discover Southport’s “locals” from prehistoric to the present. Hold a giant shark’s tooth in your hand and imagine C. megladon plying the waters of Southport’s coast as a giant eating machine. Learn of a land and waters where Native American culture speaks to us. Hear net makers and shrimpers share their stories. Author and historian Jack Fryar will offer a lecture, “The First Locals: Native Americans and Colonial Settlements along the Lower Cape Fear.” […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 2) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is requesting input on regular waterfowl hunting seasons through an online comment system on the Commission’s website. Regular waterfowl seasons may begin in late September and include various seasons for ducks, Canada geese, snow geese, brant and tundra swans. Beginning this week, citizens can comment on proposed dates for the seasons by going to www.ncwildlife.org and clicking on “Regular Waterfowl Season Comments.” Comments on the proposed season dates will be accepted until Aug. 20. Comments can also be mailed to: N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission Proposed Regulations Comments 1701 Mail Service Center Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1701 The Commission’s website, www.ncwildlife.org, will list the federal frameworks from which seasons may be selected, […]
SURF CITY – Surf City Soccer is returning for Fall 2012 with teams and leagues for “kids” of all ages, from three to adult. And for the first time, anyone can register online – players, coaches and volunteers. Simply go to surfcitysoccer.playerspace.com/register or surfcity.govoffice.com “Parks & Recreation” then click through to the link to register. Age divisions are U-5, U-6, U-9, U-12, U-16 and adult with 7v7 play introduced for the first time at the three oldest divisions. “We are very proud to once again offer our recreational soccer league, “said Town of Surf City Parks & Recreation Director Kristie Grubb. “We welcome both new and returning players – with our main purpose being having fun!” Players may also register […]
WILMINGTON, NC – Learn how different ships named NORTH CAROLINA had an important role from the Civil War to World War II aboard the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA by interacting in the family fun and exciting events planned for August, 2012. Battleship 101 2nd Saturdays Programs Saturday, August 11, 2012 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Battleship 101 visitors engage with ship volunteers stationed throughout the ship as they create dialogue on specific subjects relative to daily shipboard life including gunnery, radar, sickbay, galley and engineering areas. A unique opportunity to talk one on one of what life was like aboard a World War II Battleship in the time of combat. Free with Battleship admission. The Legacy Series: Blue and Gray NORTH […]
Friday at Blackbaud; Saturday at Legion with Playoffs approaching Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington Hammerheads are preparing for a weekend of back-to-back matches versus the Charleston Battery. The Hammerheads will face the Battery at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 3 at Blackbaud Stadium and again on Saturday, August 4 at Legion Stadium with a 7:30 p.m. kickoff time as they look to keep their unbeaten home streak alive. The Hammerheads and the Battery recently encountered for the first time back on July 14 in Charleston with the Battery sweeping away with a 3-1 win. Battery midfielder Navion Boyd recorded an early goal in the first half, leaving the score 1-0 as the whistle signaled halftime. The Hammerheads came quick […]
HATTERAS ISLAND – The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum will showcase authentic North Carolina culture and heritage on Saturday, Aug. 11, in the third installment of the popular summer program “2nd Saturdays.” The Museum presents “Fishing” as the theme for the final 2nd Saturdays event for 2012, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Local artists and crafters will share their work. Lynne Foster of the Albatross Fleet, one of the first sport fishing charter companies on the Outer Banks, presents “Seafood – From the Water to the Table” at 2 p.m. “2nd Saturdays helps families have some good, old-fashioned fun whether they are visiting a site close to home or across the state,” said event coordinator Clara Scarborough. […]