Southport, NC — A new version of last year’s “Shop to the Beat” has been planned by the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce for the summer of 2012 called “Southport Beat”. Southport Beat will transform the evenings in Southport to a festive & exciting atmosphere on the third Friday of the month, June through September. The goal of “Southport Beat” is to establish an evening of excitement & entertainment in Southport on a regular, on-going basis. Southport Beat will have a broad range of entertainment & music available for visitors and residents to enjoy in Franklin Square Park; with entertainment appealing to children will be located in Keziah Park from 5pm-8pm. This will provide easy access to the entertainment […]
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Senator Harry Brown CONSTITUENT UPDATE Jones and Onslow Counties- 6th District 300-B Legislative Office Building 300 N. Salisbury Street Raleigh, NC 27601 Phone (919)-715-3034 Fax (919)-715-7586 E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org May 24, 2012 The short session has been moving along at a rapid pace. As of this afternoon, the House is still working on a budget that should be coming over to the Senate soon. When it does, we will carefully examine every line item before passing it through our chamber. Legislation Updates On Tuesday, I introduced Senate Bill 836, Improve Property Insurance Rate Making. I have brought together insurance companies, the North Carolina Rate Bureau and the Insurance Commissioner to begin hashing out ways to slow down increasing costs of wind […]
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – College of Charleston’s Caroline Newman (Greensboro, N.C.) has been named the national women’s winner of the prestigious 2012 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA)/Arthur Ashe Jr. Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship – the first national award ever bestowed on a male or female tennis student-athlete out of the Southern Conference. Dating back to 1982, it is the highest award presented by the ITA annually to NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA and JUCO men’s and women’s players who have exhibited outstanding sportsmanship and leadership as well as scholastic, extracurricular and tennis achievements. The national winners are honored during a special ceremony hosted by the USTA during Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day which will be held in conjunction with […]
Swansboro, NC – Because offshore weather is expected to be poor on Saturday, the annual Swansboro Rotary Club Memorial Day Bluewater Fishing Tournament has been extended from a two-day to a three-day/captain’s choice tournament. Captains can choose to fish any two days on May 26, 27 or 28. Awards will be presented on Monday instead of Sunday.
PEARL, Miss. May 24, 2012 – Right-hander Alex Byo pitched 8.0 solid innings and the Green Wave broke a two-all tie with a pair of unearned runs in the bottom of the sixth as third-seeded Tulane defeated No. 6 seed East Carolina, 4-3, in day one of the 2012 Conference USA Baseball Championship on Wednesday at Trustmark Park. Box Score: Box Score l ECU Post-Game Interview Down 2-1 after five innings, the Pirates tied the score in the top of the sixth but gave the lead back to the Green Wave on back-to-back, two-out errors that led to what proved to be Tulane’s final runs of the ballgame. With the win, Tulane’s third of the year in four head-to-head match-ups […]
Wilmington, NC – Family, friends, fans, host families and media are all invited to a meet-and-greet with the Wilmington Sharks on Monday, May 28 at Fat Tony’s Italian Pub. Head Coach Ryan McCleney, his assistants and players, as well as the team’s staff will all be available to meet those who join us for this event to kick off the season. This will be a great opportunity for members of the community to get to know not only the Sharks players and staff, but also to meet fellow fans who will be joining them at Buck Hardee Field this summer. General Manager Andrew Aguilar said, “With the season starting on Tuesday, we wanted to invite everyone out to […]
May 24, 2012 vs. (6) East Carolina vs. (2) UCF May 25, 2012 | 4 p.m. (ET) Pearl, Miss. RADIO: WNCT 1070 AM Watch | Live Stats | ECU Notes | UCF Notes | C-USA Notes | Tickets | Gameday Central | Live Chat EAST CAROLINA PIRATES Record 34-21-1 Last Game Loss vs. Tulane, 4-3 (5/23/12) Head Coach Billy Godwin (Atlantic Christian, 1986) Career: 513-244-1 (13th season) ECU Record: 251-159-1 (7th season) Twitter @ECUBaseball UCF KNIGHTS Record 41-15 Last Game Loss vs. UAB, 15-1/ 7 inn. (5/24/12) Head Coach Terry Rooney (Radford, 1996) Career Record: 135-95 (3rd season) Record at School: same RECENT NEWS Baseball Enters C-USA Championship As Sixth Seed Seven Pirates Earn C-USA Honors Reynolds Named C-USA […]
RALEIGH, N.C.—As previously announced, the gala fundraiser “Mission Possible” launches the North Carolina Symphony’s 80th year of service to the state early next month. The black-tie dinner takes place at The Pavilions at the Angus Barn on Thursday, June 7 at 6:30 p.m. Seats are still available for this glamorous event. “The evening will be one to remember for the next 80 years,” says Gala Chairman Darliene Woolner, who hosts the event together with Symphony Music Director Grant Llewellyn. The gala will feature performances in a variety of musical styles by individual North Carolina Symphony members and small ensembles, together with the award-winning dining for which the Angus Barn has long been renowned. “I am always honored by the enthusiasm […]
Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington Sharks of the Coastal Plain League (CPL) announced they have signed left-handed pitcher Ryne Frankoff from Appalachian State University, outfielder Eric Serra from Elon University and catcher Jeff May from Lander University. The 2012 season will mark Frankoff’s third season in the CPL, playing in Wilmington for the first time following seasons with the Morehead City Marlins and the Asheboro Copperheads. The lefty from Apex, N.C. has pitched in 14 games so far in his junior season for Appalachian State, all in relief. He owns a 2-1 record, and has allowed three earned runs over 9.2 frames for a 2.79 ERA. Last year in Morehead City, Frankoff went 2-0 with a 4.30 ERA in […]
LUBBOCK, Texas May 24, 2012 – East Carolina sophomore Drew Reynolds was one of 10 finalists named to the John Olerud Two-Way Player-of-the-Year Award the College Baseball Hall of Fame announced Wednesday evening. Reynolds 2012 Season Stats (as of May 23) The award, named for the Washington State star who achieved success as both a first baseman and a right-handed pitcher, will be presented as part of the annual College Baseball Night of Champions on June 30 in Lubbock, Texas. The event features the presentation of numerous awards and the induction ceremony for this year’s Hall of Fame class. Reynolds, the lone representative from Conference USA on the list, earned second-team all-conference and first-team all-academic honors earlier this week. The […]