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Metalocalypse’s DETHKLOK and LAMB OF GOD announce Charlotte stop on North American Tour

Metalocalypse’s DETHKLOK and LAMB OF GOD announce Charlotte stop on North American Tour

Metalocalypse’sDETHKLOK and LAMB OF GOD ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR WITH SPECIAL GUEST GOJIRA Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte Friday August 24   This summer, two of the biggest names in metal, LAMB OF GOD and DETHKLOK, will join forces for a 34-show North American tour kicking off on August 1 in Seattle, Wash. The three-time Grammy® Award-nominated band from Richmond, VA and the world’s most brutal animated death band from Adult Swim’s Metalocalypse animated series will shred their way through cities throughout in the U.S. and Canada ending September 15 in San Francisco, CA.   Metalocalypse DETHKLOK and Lamb of God will play Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte on Friday August 24. Special guest Gojira will open the […]

Summer Music Festival Comes to Charlotte

Summer Music Festival Comes to Charlotte

THE SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL STARRING MAZE featuring FRANKIE BEVERLY PATTI LABELLE THE O’JAYS KENNY “BABYFACE” EDMONDS AND SPECIAL GUEST TANK Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte Saturday July 21     The SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL starring MAZE featuring FRANKIE BEVERLY, PATTI LABELLE, THE O’JAYS, KENNY “BABYFACE” EDMONDS, and special guest TANK will play Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte on Saturday July 21. Tickets go on sale Saturday May 19 at 10am at LiveNation.com, the Hardee’s Thickburger box office at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Ticketmaster or charge by phone 800-745-3000.   For more information go to www.livenation.com.   # # # About Live Nation Entertainment: Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation […]

East Carolina Women Finish Second At C-USA Outdoor Championships

East Carolina Women Finish Second At C-USA Outdoor Championships

NEW ORLEANS, La. May 14, 2012 – After winning the league’s indoor title earlier this year, the East Carolina women’s track and field team produced its highest-ever outdoor finish Sunday in the 2012 Conference USA Outdoor Championships at Tad Gormley Stadium. The ladies garnered a total of 132.16 points – 28 behind champion and No. 18 UCF. Conference USA Outdoor Championships Final Results The men took fourth place with 126 points, falling just a point short of Tulsa and six off second-place UTEP. The result matched the highest for the men in their C-USA outdoor history. For setting the league record in the shot put yesterday, senior Dennis Aliotta was recognized as the men’s Performer of the Meet. The final […]

National Women’s Health Week encourages women to make their health a top priority

National Women’s Health Week encourages women to make their health a top priority

Raleigh, N.C. (May 14, 2012)—The March of Dimes North Carolina Preconception Health Campaign is participating in National Women’s Health Week (NWHW), a weeklong health observance coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health. The week starts on Mother’s Day, May 13, and continues until May 19. This year the Campaign is focusing on the importance of health behaviors and preventative care that can lead to healthier lives for women. “National Women’s Health Week is important because it encourages women to take time for their health,” said Amy Mullenix, MSW, MSPH, Statewide Coordinator of the Campaign. “Women are often so busy with the obligations of their careers or families that as a result, they forget […]

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Great New Things At Our North Carolina Amphitheatres This Summer

Great New Things At Our North Carolina Amphitheatres This Summer

TIME WARNER CABLE MUSIC PAVILION RALEIGH VERIZON WIRELESS AMPHITHEATRE CHARLOTTE TIME WARNER CABLE UPTOWN AMPHITHEATRE CHARLOTTE Charlotte, NC (May 15, 2012) – Live Nation proudly kicked off this year’s 2012 summer concert season with Sugarland at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte on April 27th and Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion Raleigh on April 28th. The summer concert season at Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte officially began on May 2nd with Rise Against. All three amphitheatres will feature some of today’s hottest superstars and some of the best emerging artists touring this summer. In addition to this year’s stellar concert line-up, we have made some great improvements to enhance the concert experience for fans this summer including all types of value […]

Hammerheads Announce Partnership with Whole Foods Market of Wilmington

Hammerheads Announce Partnership with Whole Foods Market of Wilmington

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 […]

Wildlife Commission Offers Tips on Coexisting With Black Bears

Wildlife Commission Offers Tips on Coexisting With Black Bears

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 […]

Fun-Go Visits Annual Asthma Action Fair

Fun-Go Visits Annual Asthma Action Fair

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!  

Softball’s Championship Run Falls One Game Short

Softball’s Championship Run Falls One Game Short

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 Battery ready for Rhinos

Charleston Battery ready for Rhinos

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 […]

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