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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 […]

Aziz Ansari Buried Alive Tour at Blumenthal Performing Arts

Aziz Ansari Buried Alive Tour at Blumenthal Performing Arts

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 […]

ECU Ready To Participate In Central Regional

ECU Ready To Participate In Central Regional

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 […]

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Action-Packed Sports Day At the N.C. Museum of History

Action-Packed Sports Day At the N.C. Museum of History

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 […]

No. 30 East Carolina Hosts No. 8 North Carolina On The Diamond

No. 30 East Carolina Hosts No. 8 North Carolina On The Diamond

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 […]

Property Tax Exemption Application Deadline Approaching

Property Tax Exemption Application Deadline Approaching

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 […]

Van Houten Released As Softball Coach

Van Houten Released As Softball Coach

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Kelly Van Houten’s appointment as head softball coach at UNCW will not be renewed after four seasons on the bench for the Seahawks. Van Houten, only the third coach in the 27-year history of the sport at UNCW, joined the program in the summer of 2008 and compiled a 43-163 overall record and 20-63 conference record in four years. A native of Raleigh, Van Houten previously coached at Belmont, Campbell and Georgia State before joining the Seahawks. “We appreciate Kelly’s service to the program and university over the last four years and wish her all the best in her future endeavors,” said Jimmy Bass, UNCW’s athletic director. A national search for Van Houten’s replacement will begin […]

Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre to Welcome Donavon Frankenreiter
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Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre to Welcome Donavon Frankenreiter

The Soapbox Laundro-Lounge Presents Donavon Frankenreiter returns to Greenfield Lake! To create his fifth full-length album Start Livin’, Hawaii-based singer/guitarist/songwriter Donavon Frankenreiter holed up in a Southern California studio for seven days with his longtime bassist Matt Grundy – and no one else. The follow-up to 2010′s Glow, Start Livin’ is a nine-track selection of [...]

Jazz at the Mansion is Back!

Jazz at the Mansion is Back!

Wilmington, NC – This Friday, May 11th, at 6:30 PM the Bellamy Mansion Museum and Cape Fear Jazz Society proudly present opening night of the third annual Jazz At The Mansion series. Summer 2012 features five jazz concerts, beginning with El Jaye Johnson and the Port City All Stars this Friday evening. Don’t Miss It! El Jay in action! El Jay and his group cover classic jazz and modern fusion, with many stops in between. The group fills any space and El Jay bounces between guitar, keyboard and trumpet, to singing and dancing. This born entertainer and accomplished musician thrives on captivating his audience through his music and his dynamic performances. Concerts take place behind the Bellamy Mansion with the […]

No. 30 East Carolina Walks To Victory Over Elon, 4-1

No. 30 East Carolina Walks To Victory Over Elon, 4-1

GREENVILLE, N.C. May 8, 2012 – No. 30 East Carolina (32-16-1) scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth on its way to a 4-1 victory over Elon (28-24) Tuesday night at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium. With the win, the Pirates complete the series sweep against the Phoenix and extend its current win streak to five games. Box Score Box Score Andy Smithmyer (4-2) earned the win for the Pirates after pitching a career-best 6 2/3 scoreless innings. The junior college transfer allowed just four hits, while walking three and striking out five. The game was scoreless heading into the bottom of the sixth. Drew Reynolds led off the frame with a single up the middle. John Wooten […]

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