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Koka Booth Amphitheatre: Grace Potter & The Nocturnals

Koka Booth Amphitheatre: Grace Potter & The Nocturnals

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals Friday · October 19 · 8 p.m. Tickets on Sale Friday, June 29 @ 10 a.m. ~$25/Lawn/Pit/Reserved table seats Price increases to $27.50 Day of Show ~ Tickets can be purchased at Booth Amphitheatre (Tuesday- Friday, Noon – 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.) or through etix.com. By phone call (800) 514-3849 Etix hours: Monday-Friday/ 9 a.m.-8 p.m. EST Saturday/10 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST & Sunday/12 p.m. – 8 p.m. EST For complete concert information go to www.boothamphitheatre.com or call (919) 462-2025.   Booth Amphitheatre is an SMG Managed Facility. About SMG Since 1977, SMG has provided management services to more than 22 public assembly facilities worldwide, including arenas, stadiums, theatres and […]

Battleship Blast: 4th of July Fireworks and Festivities at the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

Battleship Blast: 4th of July Fireworks and Festivities at the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

WILMINGTON, NC – Noted as Coastal Living’s 10 Spots to Celebrate the Fourth and recent recipient of Southeast Tourism Society’s award of Top 20 things to due in July, the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA, U.S. Cellular and the City of Wilmington present the 2012, 16th Annual Battleship Blast Fireworks show sponsored by WECT TV-6 and 102.7 WGNI on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. The celebration will not disappoint and at 9:05pm the Battleship fireworks spectacular will begin. You don’t want to miss this year as the fireworks display will light up the skies of Wilmington. Starting at 5:00 the 4th of July Riverfront Celebration will begin in downtown Wilmington as the Street Fair kicks off the festivities. Entertainment will provided by L […]

Morehead City Marlins to Host Team USA

Morehead City Marlins to Host Team USA

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The Morehead City Marlins are happy to announce they are hosting the 2012 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team on Wednesday, June 27 at 7:05 p.m. at Big Rock Stadium. The Marlins are honored to be just one of five collegiate baseball teams in the country the National Team plays during their summer tour, and all four teams are members of the Coastal Plain League. Team USA plays the Fayetteville SwampDogs tonight, the Wilmington Sharks tomorrow night and travel to Morehead City on Wednesday. The National Team plays its final game against Coastal Plain League competition on July 1 in Forest City, North Carolina against the Forest City Owls. “It’s a privilege to welcome Team USA to […]

Southwest Youth Baseball and Softball League – Officer Election Meeting

Southwest Youth Baseball and Softball League – Officer Election Meeting

Jacksonville, NC – The Onslow County Parks and Recreation Department’s Southwest Youth Baseball/Softball District will hold an officer election meeting on Wednesday, July 25, at Onslow Pines Park (1244 Onslow Pines Rd, Jacksonville) at 5:30pm. The meeting is open to the public, but nominations and voting limited to adults 18 and over who reside in the district or have children attending school in the district.

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Dixon Youth Baseball and Softball League – Officer Election Meeting

Dixon Youth Baseball and Softball League – Officer Election Meeting

Sneads Ferry, NC – The Onslow County Parks and Recreation Department’s Dixon Youth Baseball / Softball District will hold an officer election meeting on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Stump Sound Park (1771 Hwy 172, Sneads Ferry) at 7pm. The meeting is open to the public, but nominations and voting limited to adults 18 and over who reside in the district or have children attending school in the district.

SwampDogs Sweep Doubleheader In Columbia

SwampDogs Sweep Doubleheader In Columbia

Columbia, SC – The Fayetteville SwampDogs swept the Columbia Blowfish in a doubleheader on Sunday night, improving their season record to 16-8 and 3-0 against the Blowfish on the year. The Dogs took the first game of the twin bill, 3-2, behind a strong pitching performance by Dan Smith (Monmouth) and some timely hitting. Sal Giardina (Lynn) ripped a base hit to plate Zach Gawrych (Tampa) in the first inning, as Gawrych extended his league-leading run total to 23 on the season. The RBI was Giardina’s 21st on the year, also good for most in the Coastal Plain League. Columbia answered with a run of their own in the bottom of the frame, knotting it up at one run apiece. […]

Area Military Families Often Unaware of Life Insurance Benefits for Veterans

Area Military Families Often Unaware of Life Insurance Benefits for Veterans

Veterans Benefit Recovery Helps Survivors, Beneficiaries Obtain Money from Policies That Often Go Unclaimed JACKSONVILLE, N.C. – With more than 6,000 U.S. military fatalities to date stemming from recent conflicts overseas – and more than 48,000 wounded in action in those conflicts – it’s now more important than ever for survivors of disabled veterans to know about life insurance policies that could mean benefits that otherwise would go unclaimed. Veterans Benefit Recovery (VBR), an organization that helps survivors and beneficiaries research and obtain the insurance benefits that belong to them, is running an awareness campaigns about these issues in the Jacksonville, N.C., area. Jacksonville, home to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point Naval Air Station, is also headquarters […]

Carolina Hurricanes’ 2012-13 Regular-Season Schedule Released

Carolina Hurricanes’ 2012-13 Regular-Season Schedule Released

RALEIGH, NC – The National Hockey League today announced the 2012-13 regular-season schedules for its 30 member clubs. The Carolina Hurricanes will open the season with a six-game road trip beginning on Oct. 13 at Winnipeg, prior to their home opener at PNC Arena on Friday, Oct. 26, against the New York Rangers.   The Hurricanes will play just two home games in October before beginning the season’s second month against the New York Islanders at PNC Arena on Friday, Nov. 2. Seven of the team’s 15 games in November will be played at home, including a Southeast Division match up against Tampa Bay on Wednesday, Nov. 21, the day before Thanksgiving. On Sunday, Dec. 2, the Hurricanes will welcome […]

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Morehead City Marlins Take First, Drop Second Against Steamers

Morehead City Marlins Take First, Drop Second Against Steamers

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The Morehead City Marlins (9-16) and Edenton Steamers (16-7) split a double-header Sunday evening at Big Rock Stadium, as the Marlins took game one by a score of 4-3 before the Steamers came back to win game two 8-2. In game one, the Marlins fell behind the Steamers 2-0 in the top of the first but came back quickly. After scoring one run in the first inning, Corey Bass launched a two-run home run to left field to give the Marlins a 3-2 lead. Then in the fifth inning, Edenton scored on an RBI-single by Mike Camporeale to tie the game before the Marlins took the lead for good in the bottom of the frame on […]

Morehead City Marlins Come From Five Down, Win in Walk-Off Fashion

Morehead City Marlins Come From Five Down, Win in Walk-Off Fashion

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The Morehead City Marlins (8-15) erased a five-run deficit with a five-run fifth inning and defeated the Petersburg Generals (10-12) 6-5 in 10 innings on Sal Annunziata’s walk-off double Saturday night at Big Rock Stadium. After the Marlins had two outs and nobody on in the tenth, Geoff DeGroot and Sam Ott worked back-to-back walks which set the scene for Annunziata to blast the game-winning double to center field. David Lucroy (1-1) earned the win in relief, tossing five innings of hitless baseball while striking out seven and walking just two. The Generals got on the board first, scoring one run in the first inning, two in the second inning and two more in the fourth […]

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