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Museum of the Albemarle PreSchooler Time

Museum of the Albemarle PreSchooler Time

Elizabeth City, NC – On Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 10:00 am, the Museum of the Albemarle will host Sharon Meade from the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education. Mrs. Meade will take participants on a jumping adventure to discover “Wetland Wonders”. The educational program will be geared toward pre-school and elementary age children accompanied by an adult. 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 p.m. Closed Sundays, Mondays and State Holidays. Serving Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and Washington counties, the […]

Clayburn And Figueroa Complete 2012 ECU Volleyball Roster

Clayburn And Figueroa Complete 2012 ECU Volleyball Roster

Jessica Clayburn and Erika Figueroa have signed national letters-of-intent to attend East Carolina and join the volleyball program beginning in the fall of 2012, according to an announcement Wednesday by head coach Pati Rolf.

Charlotte Knights Drop Opener 6-4 on Tuesday to Yankees

Charlotte Knights Drop Opener 6-4 on Tuesday to Yankees

Fort Mill, SC – The Charlotte Knights gave forth a great effort on Tuesday night, but in the end fell just short to the Yankees.   Charlotte (60-45) scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning, but the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees came away with a 6-4 win in the opening game of the four-game series from Knights Stadium.   With the Knights trailing the Yankees 5-0 in the eighth inning, Charlotte battled and pushed four runs across to cut it to a one-run deficit (5-4). The Yankees however, came back to score an insurance run in the ninth and went on to win the game 6-4. After not scoring for the first seven innings, Charlotte loaded the bases in […]

SwampDogs Drop Twin Bill to Marlins

SwampDogs Drop Twin Bill to Marlins

The Fayetteville SwampDogs dropped both games of a doubleheader to the Morehead City Marlins on Tuesday night, dropping their record to 10-5 in the second half of the season. The Marlins took game one 11-4, and triumphed 5-2 in the night’s second conte…

CofC Golfer Zach Munroe Qualifies for U.S. Amateur Championship

CofC Golfer Zach Munroe Qualifies for U.S. Amateur Championship

CHINA GROVE, N.C. – College of Charleston men’s golfer Zach Munroe shot rounds of 66-67 at the 2012 U.S. Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying Tournament as he earned a spot in the 112th U.S. Amateur Championship August 13-19 at Cherry Hills Country Club in Denver, Colo. Full Results Munroe, the Charlotte, N.C. native finished tied for second-place with a 7-under 133 score at the Warrior Golf Club in China Grove, N.C. Out of the field of 84 golfers five earned spots in the USGA Championship event.   “We are thrilled for Zach and congratulate him on this achievement,” CofC men’s golf head coach Mark McEntire said. “This is a tremendous opportunity for him to compete against the top amateur players in […]

‘Canes Sign Jay Harrison to Three-Year Extension

‘Canes Sign Jay Harrison to Three-Year Extension

Defenseman established career highs in goals, assists and points in 2011-12 RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed defenseman Jay Harrison to a three-year contract extension. The deal will pay Harrison $1.5 million per season beginning in 2013-14.   “Jay has developed into a consistent, steadying presence for our defense,” said Rutherford. “He is capable of providing both physicality and offense, and we are happy to now have him under contract for the next four seasons.”   Harrison, 29, ranked first among Hurricanes defensemen in goals (9) in 2011-12, establishing career highs in goals (9), assists (14) and points (23) in 72 games played. […]

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Ticket Locations for 19th Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival

Ticket Locations for 19th Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival

TICKET OUTLET LOCATIONS FOR THE 19TH ANNUAL PLEASURE ISLAND SEAFOOD BLUES & JAZZ FESTIVAL PRESENT THE LEGENDARY GREGG ALLMAN Kure Beach, NC – Ticket sales are brisk and the enthusiasm is growing every day for the arrival of the legendary Mr. Gregg Allman at the 19th Annual Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival. We anticipate a sell-out for this event.  Online ticket sales through Eventbrite (http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1908102185) are going fast.  To make it easier for our guests to attend the festival; advance, two-day passes are available at a few selected ticket outlets throughout the Pleasure Island and Wilmington area. Listed below are the selected locations: Courtyard by Marriott 100 Charlotte Avenue Carolina Beach, NC  28428 910-458-2030   The Silver Dollar 3 Cape […]

Stefan Brewer Advances In US Amateur

Stefan Brewer Advances In US Amateur

Stefan Brewer won his qualifier by four strokes to advance to the US Amateur Championship in Colorado.

Morehead City Marlins to Auction Pink Jerseys

Morehead City Marlins to Auction Pink Jerseys

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The Morehead City Marlins announced that the Saturday, July 28 game against the Petersburg Generals is Pink Jersey Auction Night sponsored by Carteret General Hospital, beginning at 7:05 p.m. A silent auction will take place from the time gates open at 6 p.m. until the conclusion of the seventh inning. Fans can bid on a specific, game-worn jersey by writing down their name with an amount they are bidding on the jersey. Bidding starts at $20 per jersey, with Marlins manager Brian McRae’s jersey beginning at $40. All proceeds benefit the Raab Specialty and Oncology Clinic at Carteret General Hospital. The Raab Clinic provides services to patients in the areas of cancer care, blood transfusions and […]

Pasquotank-Camden Library to Display Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibit
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Pasquotank-Camden Library to Display Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibit

ELIZABETH CITY – Determination, commitment and pride are among many characteristics of North Carolinians depicted in the Freedom, Sacrifice, Memory: Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibit. The exhibit commemorates North Carolina’s role in the Civil War (1861-1865). It will visit the Pasquotank-Camden Library at 100 East Colonial Avenue, Elizabeth City, from Aug. 5-29. A Tea Social, on Aug. 5, at 2:30 p.m., will launch the exhibit and also a reading series, “Let’s Talk About It:  Making Sense of the American Civil War.”  Visitors can meet North Carolina Humanities Scholar Dr. Hillary Green, brose the exhibit, and also meet re-enactors Frank Parrish and Mark Maland, who will portray Generals Lee and Grant, respectively, in a dramatic reading narrated by Tom Cherry. “The Civil […]

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