Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington Hammerheads have officially announced that they have signed Whole Foods Market of Wilmington as a sponsor for their 2012 season and as an official Game Night sponsor for their match versus the Los Angeles Blues on June 30, 2012. Whole Foods Market offers shoppers the highest quality, best-tasting and freshest foods in an inviting setting. Each store is unique and is designed to meet the needs of the neighborhoods where we live and work. Residents of the Greater Wilmington Area and the surrounding region will now have access to North Carolina’s newest Whole Foods Market location. The Whole Foods Market is scheduled to open its doors at their Grand Opening on Wednesday, May 23 […]
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RALEIGH, N.C. (May 11) – As the weather warms, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering advice on avoiding conflicts with black bears emerging from hibernation. The Commission is cautioning people to take care not to feed bears that wander into camp sites, yards, parks, sidewalks or other residential areas. Feeding a bear rewards it for coming close to people and their homes, and makes it more likely to approach again. While black bears are rarely aggressive toward people, they can become bold when they become accustomed to feeding on human-provided foods, such as garbage and bird seed. Often, they may lose their fear of people. Contrary to popular belief, wildlife employees will not trap and relocate bears, because this […]
Fayetteville, NC – Each year Fun-Go looks forward to visiting the Asthma Action Fair and the vendors who make this event so successful. Today Fun-Go was happy to visit this great event presented by the Cape Fear Valley Health System. This is a free event and open to anyone affected by asthma. Attendees received free peak flow meters and spacers while supplies lasted. Free lung function screenings and educational seminars were held, as well. With the season fast approaching, Fun-Go is hard at work making new friends and seeing old friends. Stay on the lookout, because you never know where you’ll see Fun-Go next!
Cougars claim runner-up finish after spirited four-game push into finals BOONE, N.C. – The College of Charleston softball team fell, 6-2, to Georgia Southern in the second half of a two-game Southern Conference Championship at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Cougars strung together four must-have wins including one over Georgia Southern earlier in the afternoon to extend their tournament run all the way into the if-necessary championship game of the double-elimination tournament. Following the conclusion of the championship, Amanda Lonergan (Pembroke Pines, Fla.), Ashton Jarrett (Hanahan, S.C.) and Hope Klicker (Walla Walla, Wash.) were placed all the all-tournament team and were all key pieces to the Cougars’ championship run. Klicker won five games in the pitching circle during […]
Charleston, SC – The Charleston Battery (4-1-0) squares off with the Rochester Rhinos (4-0-0) Saturday night at Blackbaud Stadium; gates open at 6:00 PM with kick off set for 7:30 PM. The Battery enters the game looking for a fourth consecutive win following last Friday night’s 4-0 victory over Antigua Barracuda F.C. Saturday’s match will be broadcast live on 1450 AM with a the pre-game show starting at 7:15 PM. Rochester and Charleston are tied for second position in the USL PRO standings with both sides sitting on twelve points. The Rhinos have an opportunity to take a three point lead over the Battery as they will play the Charlotte Eagles on Friday night in the first match of […]
AZIZ ANSARI BURIED ALIVE TOUR BLUMENTHAL PERFORMING ARTS – CHARLOTTE, NC BELK THEATER THURSDAY, JUNE 7TH at 7:30 p.m. On Sale Friday, May 11, at 10:00 a.m. Charlotte, NC – Live Nation welcomes comedian Aziz Ansari to the Blumenthal Performing Arts – Belk Theater in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 7:30 pm. Ansari has quickly established his presence in the comedy world. He is currently starring in a popular television series, is developing a number of films and will soon debut his second hour-long standup special. The Hollywood Reporter said that he “has become one of the most prolific writers and performers on the comedy scene in recent years” and Rolling Stone recently placed him […]
GREENVILLE, N.C. May 9, 2012 – The East Carolina women’s golf team will open up the 2012 NCAA Central Regional Thursday, May 10. The event is being played at the par-72, 6,264-yard Scarlet Course in Columbus, Ohio. 2012 ECU Golf Stats l 2012 ECU Media Guide l Regional Announcement Live Scoring l NCAA Championship Central The Pirates (102-48) earned an at-large bid as the No. 19 seed and are set to tee off in the afternoon from the first tee at 2:25 p.m. (EST) and will be paired with Michigan and UNC Wilmington. In its 12th year of existence, ECU will make its fifth-straight team appearance in the NCAA Regional round and eighth overall as a squad. Pirate fans can […]
Raleigh, NC – For an action-packed day about North Carolina sports, come to the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh on Saturday, June 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free event Celebrate North Carolina Sports will feature activities for all ages. See famous NASCAR stock cars, watch the Bouncing Bulldogs jump rope team, talk with athletes, and more. Jump into games and hands-on activities. Admission and parking are FREE! The event is presented as part of the statewide 2nd Saturdays program series. All the fun takes place at the museum and outside on Bicentennial Plaza. Begin the day in the exhibit N.C. Sports Hall of Fame to learn about the state’s sports heroes. Kids can enjoy a scavenger […]
vs. No. 8 North Carolina at No. 30 East Carolina May 9, 2012 | 6 p.m. (EST) Greenville, N.C. RADIO: WNCT 1070 AM Watch | Live Stats | ECU Notes | UNC Notes | C-USA Notes | Tickets | Gameday Central | Live Chat EAST CAROLINA PIRATES Record 32-16-1 Last Game Win vs. Elon, 4-1 (5/8/12) Head Coach Billy Godwin (Atlantic Christian, 1986) Career: 511-239-1 (13th season) ECU Record: 249-154-1 (7th season) Twitter @ECUBaseball NORTH CAROLINA TAR HEELS Record 35-13 Last Game Win vs. UNC Wilmington, 4-2 (5/8/12) Head Coach Mike Fox (North Carolina, ) Career Record: 1,164-400-5 (28th season) Record at School: 624-259-1 (14th season) RECENT NEWS Week 12 Recap l Reynolds Named To Olerud Watch List SERIES […]
Onslow County, NC – The deadline for Elderly/ Disabled persons and Disabled Veterans to apply for the property tax exemption for the 2012 tax year is June 1, 2012. Applications can be obtained at the Onslow County Tax Office, 39 Tallman St, Jacksonville, NC during the hours of 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Applications are also available on the internet at http://www.dornc.com/downloads/fillin/av9_2012.pdf. North Carolina excludes from property taxes the greater of twenty five thousand dollars ($25,000) or fifty percent (50%) of the appraised value of a permanent residence owned and occupied by a qualifying owner. A qualifying owner is an owner who meets all of the following requirements as of January 1 preceding the taxable year for […]