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Carolina Announces 2012 Football Special Dates

Carolina Announces 2012 Football Special Dates

Chapel Hill, N.C. – The University of North Carolina will play host to Georgia Tech to celebrate Homecoming on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012.   Other special dates for next football season include: Football Lettermen and Varsity Monogram Day on Sept. 22 vs. East Carolina; Family Weekend on Sept. 29 vs. Idaho; and Rams Club Day on Oct. 27 vs. NC State.   Season tickets go on sale Thursday, March 1st at TarHeelBlue.com.   2012 North Carolina Home Football Schedule & Special Dates April 14 Spring Game, 3 p.m. (Admission is free) Sept. 1 Elon Sept. 22 East Carolina (Football Lettermen & Monogram Day) Sept. 29 Idaho (Military Appreciation Day & Family Weekend) Oct. 6 Virginia Tech Oct. 27 NC State […]

This Week In New Hanover County (February 27, 2012)

This Week In New Hanover County (February 27, 2012)

New Hanover County, NC – Vice-Chairman Jonathan Barfield, Jr. volunteered as a Celebrity Server today from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Center located at 811 Martin Street. The New Hanover Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. Vice-Chairman Jonathan Barfield, Jr. is scheduled to attend. The Department of Social Services Board will hold a Budget Retreat on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Lucie F. Harrell Conference Room at the New Hanover County Government Center located at 230 Government Center Drive. Candidates filing for the 2012 election have until Wednesday, February 29 at noon when the filing period ends. Interested candidates may complete the necessary paperwork by […]

Cougars 11th After Second Day Of Play At Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic

Cougars 11th After Second Day Of Play At Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The College of Charleston women’s golf team improved its second-round score by eight strokes and stand in 11th after the second day of tournament play at the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic held on Monday at the Oak Point Golf Course. The Cougars were tied for 10th after the first round with a 313 (+25) and had six combined birdies to pencil-in a second-round 305 on their scorecard. They were led by a 3-over par second-round performance by junior Kathy Boehm (Munich, Germany), who sits in a tie for 11th at +5. It marked the second-straight day in which Boehm turned in the lowest round by a CofC player, other than a second-round 72 by junior Ainhoa […]

New Hanover County Board of Elections Schedules Friday Meeting

New Hanover County Board of Elections Schedules Friday Meeting

New Hanover County, NC – The Board of Elections will meet on Friday, March 2, 2012 at 9:30 a.m.  The purpose for this meeting is the final adoption of a resolution for polling place changes. This meeting will be held at 230 Government Center Drive, Wilmington North Carolina in the office of the Board of Elections.

New Hanover County Sees Fourth Rabies Case for 2012

New Hanover County Sees Fourth Rabies Case for 2012

New Hanover County, NC – A fourth case of rabies has been confirmed by New Hanover County Animal Control Services. On Friday, February 24, 2012, Animal Control Services was called to Horne Place Drive to pick up a raccoon that had fought with two dogs. The dogs were handled afterwards by several family members, which resulted in potential exposure for them. The dogs did have a current rabies vaccination. The raccoon was transported to the State Lab, where officials confirmed the virus on Monday. The residents were notified of the positive results and ACS staff verified a booster rabies vaccine for the exposed dog. Animal control officers will canvass the area to educate the public on the importance of their […]

Surf City Women’s Expo 2012

Surf City Women’s Expo 2012

SURF CITY, NC – Ladies – take a break to feel refreshed, rejuvenated and recharged at Surf City Parks & Recreation’s 6th Annual Women’s Expo. Come enjoy a festive atmosphere where YOU are the top priority!   Spend an enjoyable day shopping for clothes, jewelry and gifts. Learn to pamper yourself with spa treatments, new hairstyles and makeup. Get personal attention as you meet local companies that cater to home improvement, health, nutrition, party planning and more. You’ll feel like a new woman!   The Women’s Expo is sure to be a great way to spend your day! The expo will take place at Surf City Community Center Saturday, March 10th from 10:00am – 2:00pm. Admission is $3, which includes […]

Chicago and The Doobie Brothers in Raleigh

Chicago and The Doobie Brothers in Raleigh

CHICAGO & THE DOOBIE BROTHERS TIME WARNER CABLE MUSIC PAVILION RALEIGH JULY 26, 2012   Rock legends Chicago and The Doobie Brothers will share the stage this summer for an evening of classic rock hits spanning both artists’ extensive repertoire of chart topping and award winning hits. Doubling the value for fans this summer, both bands will co-headline the 21 date U.S.tour kicking off on July 11th in Tuscon, AZ at the Anselmo Valencia Amphitheatre with confirmed dates through August 24th at the Toyota Pavilion in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Each band will perform individual sets, playing their biggest hits, and then both Chicago and The Doobie Brothers will join together for a thrilling grand finale encore, playing each other’s songs at […]

East Carolina Turns Back UNC Asheville, 6-1

East Carolina Turns Back UNC Asheville, 6-1

ASHEVILLE, N.C. Feb. 24, 2012 – Yilian Zhang and Danielle Terpko’s 9-8 victory in a No. 1 doubles match enabled East Carolina to clinch the first point before the Lady Pirates added five singles wins, including a quartet in two sets, to race past UNC Asheville 6-1 in non-conference action Friday afternoon at the Asheville Racquet Club. East Carolina (4-7) used an 8-2 triumph by No. 3 tandem Dana Gray and Neena Wanko over Jenna Dodge and Amryn Soldier to open pairs play. The Bulldogs drew even after Christine Boissevain and Emily McNall downed Renata Bakieva and Natalie Collins 8-4 to set the stage for Zhang and Terpko to outlast Devon Cavanaugh and Zoe Hamel. Bakieva started ECU off in singles […]

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Hurricanes to Host Alumni ‘Fantasy Game’

Hurricanes to Host Alumni ‘Fantasy Game’

RALEIGH, NC– The National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes today announced plans to host their first-ever Alumni Fantasy Game on Sunday, April 1 at 3 p.m. The event will provide fans a chance to get an NHL experience, skating in a game that includes locally-based Hurricanes alumni on the ice at the RBC Center. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Carolina Hurricanes Kids ‘N Community Foundation. Ten Hurricanes alumni are scheduled to participate in the Alumni Fantasy Game: Ron Francis, Rod Brind’Amour, Glen Wesley, Jesse Boulerice, Aaron Ward, Shane Willis, Robert Kron, Steve Halko, Steve Rice and Tripp Tracy. Participants will dress in the Hurricanes’ locker room and enjoy a game atmosphere in the arena, including Hurricanes Play-by-Play Announcer […]

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Morrow Captures Conference USA Weight Throw Title

Morrow Captures Conference USA Weight Throw Title

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Feb. 25, 2012 – East Carolina produced a solid start Saturday at the 2012 Conference USA Indoor Championships inside the Birmingham CrossPlex. Senior Montrell Morrow captured the Pirates’ first event title of the weekend in the weight throw and three athletes set new school records. Complete Day One Results Morrow’s mark of 20.63 meters in the weight throw not only gave him the event championship, but also represents the new facility standard. In the team race, the women put themselves in position to challenge for their first C-USA championship as they hold a 43-28.5 advantage over defending champion UCF. As for the men, the squad is in fifth place after accruing 21 points – 18 behind leader Houston. “We […]