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Lee Greenwood to Appear on FOX News’s “FOX & FRIENDS”, GAC’S “GREAT AMERICAN SALUTE,” DAYSTAR’S “JONI”

Lee Greenwood to Appear on FOX News’s “FOX & FRIENDS”, GAC’S “GREAT AMERICAN SALUTE,” DAYSTAR’S “JONI”

APPEARANCE ON LIFETIME’S “THE BALANCING ACT” FOLLOWS ON MAY 30 NASHVILLE, TN – This Memorial Day, May 28, tune in to catch Lee Greenwood perform his signature song, “God Bless the U.S.A.,” and discuss his compelling new book, “Does God Still Bless the U.S.A.: A Plea For a Better America,” on “Fox & Friends” (6:00 am/EDT), Daystar’s “Joni,” (check local listings) and GAC’s “Great American Salute” (check local listings). Additional holiday-week appearances include Greenwood’s performance and interview on Lifetime TV’s, “The Balancing Act,” on Wednesday, May 30 (7:00-8 AM EDT & PDT, 6:00-7AM CDT). A Presidential Appointee serving on The National Endowment for the Arts Council, Greenwood was honored with the prestigious National Patriot’s Award, presented by the Congressional Medal […]

BAMAJAM 2012 Welcomes Stars of CMT’S “Sweet Home Alabama” and “Southern Nights”

BAMAJAM 2012 Welcomes Stars of CMT’S “Sweet Home Alabama” and “Southern Nights”

Register to Win a Chance to Meet Reality Show Stars Devin, Cody and Bubba Enterprise, AL – BamaJam 2012 is pleased to welcome the stars of CMT’s hit reality shows “Sweet Home Alabama” and “Southern Nights,” Devin, Cody and Bubba. Stay tuned and make sure you like BamaJam 2012’s Facebook page and follow them on Twitter for more information on how to enter to win an opportunity to meet Devin, Cody and Bubba. BamaJam 2012, slated for June 14-16 in Enterprise, Ala., performers include Kid Rock, Tim McGraw, Zac Brown Band, Alan Jackson, Eric Church, Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow, NEEDTOBREATHE, Casey James, Gov’t Mule, Uncle Kracker, Yelawolf, Ronnie Milsap, Jamey Johnson, Third Day, Stryper and more. (A full line-up can […]

Hank Williams, Jr.’s New Album “Old School, New Rules” Set for July 10th Release

Hank Williams, Jr.’s New Album “Old School, New Rules” Set for July 10th Release

New single “That Ain’t Good” going to radio Duet tracks with Brad Paisley & Merle Haggard highlights of album   NASHVILLE, TN – Blaster Records, in association with Warner Music Nashville, announces the details of the upcoming Hank Williams, Jr. album set for release on July 10, 2012.  The twelve-song package, available for pre-sale now at HANK JR., will include a duet with Brad Paisley on “I’m Gonna Get Drunk And Play Hank Williams” as well as a new duet with the legendary Merle Haggard on his classic “I Think I’ll Just Sit Here and Drink.” Williams’ first single in several years, “That Ain’t Good”, has just been shipped to radio with a companion video being produced in coming weeks. […]

Kevin Costner Kicks Off Whirlwind Week of Major Network TV Appearances

Kevin Costner Kicks Off Whirlwind Week of Major Network TV Appearances

Acclaimed Actor/Singer Launching New Mini-Series & Soundtrack CD Nashville, TN — Academy Award-winning Kevin Costner has kicked off a power-packed week of appearances on network television.  The action got underway with yesterday’s appearance on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Here’s the link in case you missed the episode: THE TONIGHT SHOW. Other rounds he’ll be making include ABC’s Good Morning America on Thursday, May 24th at 7:00 am (EDT). Plus, Live! with Kelly later that day (check local listings). On Friday, May 25th, he’ll join the hosts of the morning show, FOX & Friends.  Air time is at 6:00 am (EDT). Costner will also stop by for a 2-part episode this week on PBS’ award-winning The Tavis Smiley […]

Onslow County Marketplace Event

Onslow County Marketplace Event

Jacksonville, NC – Onslow County Tourism and the Onslow County Hotel/Motel Association would like to invite you to our first Marketplace Event on June 6th starting at 12 noon.  This event is free and open to any attraction, restaurant or other tourism business that would be interested in doing business with the hotels of Onslow County. Marketplace will provide an opportunity for local tourism businesses to work together with our hotels to create package deals for the visitors of Onslow County. This is an expo type event-so you speak to the department that interests you and skip those that may not apply.  Every contact is one on one. Marketplace will be held at the Commerce Center located at 1099 Gum […]

TRAC Session

TRAC Session

Onslow, NC – In partnership with Onslow County Tourism, the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Division of Tourism would like to invite you to attend a TRAC session that will be held June 20th at the Jacksonville-Onslow Commerce Center (1099 Gum Branch Rd., Jacksonville) beginning at 10am. The Tourism Resource Assistance Center (TRAC) program was created to assist businesses of all types in development and marketing of their tourism products and services.  At the session, a representative from the each section of the Division of Tourism will be on hand to discuss services they can provide to retail businesses, lodging, dining, event and attraction owners and managers, outdoor adventure providers and others who wish to strengthen their tourism economies.  Departments […]

Hammerheads Travel to Richmond for the Weekend

Hammerheads Travel to Richmond for the Weekend

Wilmington looks to recover after Open Cup loss to Cal FC Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington Hammerheads will be on the road to Richmond, Virginia to take on the Richmond Kickers this weekend on Saturday, May 26 at City Stadium. This will be the first of three encounters the Hammerheads will have with the Kickers this season. After suffering a heartbreaking 4-0 loss in the second round of the 2012 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday, May 22 against Cal FC, the Hammerheads are looking to bounce back with a win on the road. The Hammerheads had trouble finding the back of the net in Tuesday night’s match while Cal FC found it to be the exact opposite. It […]

The Photography of Lewis Hine: Exposing Child Labor in North Carolina comes to the Museum of the Albemarle

The Photography of Lewis Hine: Exposing Child Labor in North Carolina comes to the Museum of the Albemarle

Elizabeth City, NC – In the early 1900s, most child workers in North Carolina textile mills labored 10 to 12 hours, six days a week. They toiled in hot, humid, lint-filled air that triggered respiratory diseases. They endured the deafening roar of textile machinery. They risked serious injury from dangerous, exposed gears and belts. They forfeited a childhood. In 1908 the National Child Labor Committee hired photographer Lewis Hine to document the horrendous working conditions of young workers across the United States. That same year, he began visiting North Carolina’s textile mills, where about a quarter of all workers were under age 16. Some were as young as 6. Forty of his images appear in The Photography of Lewis Hine: […]

Carnival of Madness Returns To Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte

Carnival of Madness Returns To Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte

CARNIVAL OF MADNESS RETURNS WITH EVANESCENCE, CHEVELLE, HALESTORM, CAVO, & NEW MEDICINE Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte AUGUST 8     Let the madness begin again.   CARNIVAL OF MADNESS, the annual touring rock extravaganza, will make its roaring return with rock titans EVANESCENCE, CHEVELLE, HALESTORM, CAVO and NEW MEDICINE. Kicking off Tuesday, July 31 in Springfield, IL, the 2012 trek will hit major cities across the U.S. including Boston, Baltimore, Atlanta, Nashville, Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee and Pittsburgh.   CARNIVAL OF MADNESS will play Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte on August 8. Tickets go on sale Friday June 1 at 10am at LiveNation.com, the Hardee’s Thickburger box office at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Ticketmaster or charge by phone 800-745-3000.   EVANESCENCE has sold […]

SwampDogs Individual Tickets On Sale Now

SwampDogs Individual Tickets On Sale Now

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Fans can now purchase individual game tickets for all 31 contests to be held at “The Swamp” this summer. With 28 Coastal Plain League games and three exhibitions, including one against Team USA, the 2012 season promises to be the best one yet for the Dogs. Don’t miss a moment of the All American Summer Of Fun and contact the SwampDogs business office for your tickets today. The Fayetteville SwampDogs are a member of the Coastal Plain League, entering their 12th season in the nation’s hottest summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 16th season in 2012, the CPL features 14 teams playing in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. The CPL gives college players a chance to […]

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