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Free Music Performance in Raleigh

Free Music Performance in Raleigh

This is a Free Event at Barnes & Noble! Make Someone Happy Will Nunziata, Anthony Nunziata Musical Performance Sunday February 19, 2012 4:00 PM Brier Creek Commons 8431 Brier Creek Parkway, Raleigh, NC 27617, 919-484-9903

New Edition of “A History of African Americans in North Carolina” Now Available

New Edition of “A History of African Americans in North Carolina” Now Available

RALEIGH – A new, revised edition of “A History of African Americans in North Carolina” is now available from the Historical Publications Section of the N.C. Office of Archives and History.  The volume covers more than 400 years from the colonial period through the early 21st century.  Authored by Jeffrey J. Crow, Paul D. Escott and Flora Hatley Wadelington, the title is a fitting Black History Month tribute. First published in 1992, “A History of African Americans in North Carolina” was the first one volume survey of black history in the state, and covered through the 1990s.  A 2002 revised edition included a new chapter examining the expanding political influence of African Africans and the rise of effective black politicians.  […]

Pirates Earn Split On Opening Day

Pirates Earn Split On Opening Day

GREENVILLE, N.C. Feb. 10, 2012 – The East Carolina softball team opened the 2012 season Friday splitting its two games by falling to Virginia 3-1 and topping Canisius 12-4 in five innings. In the opener, Virginia’s Melanie Mitchell struck out 13 batters and Alex Skinkis tallied two hits, a run scored and another driven in to lead the offense. During the nightcap, freshman pitcher Sarah Christian picked up the victory in her debut and sophomores Alex Fieldhouse and Kristi Oshiro led the offense, combining for five runs batted in, four hits and three runs scored. Virginia Box Score | Virginia Box Score in PDF Format Canisius Box Score | Canisius Box Score in PDF Format Live Chat Replay Photo Gallery […]

Red, White, Blue & Black: The Service of Black Americans during the Civil War

Red, White, Blue & Black: The Service of Black Americans during the Civil War

  A NC Civil War 150th Event February 23, 2012   7:00pm FAYETTEVILLE – Black history month provides an opportunity to showcase the service of Black Americans during the Civil War in this, the second year of the Civil War Sesquicentennial. Professor Charles Anderson, of Texas Central University’s Ft. Bragg campus, will present his annual program, Red, White, Blue Black at the Museum of the Cape Fear on February 23, 2012, at 7:00pm. The Civil War, the watershed event in U.S. history; it was blue versus gray; brother verses brother, union versus disunion. For millions of African Americans it was about opportunity and freedom. What role did African Americans play in getting their freedom? From the very onset of the war […]

Pirates Venture North To Face Marshall

Pirates Venture North To Face Marshall

Feb. 10, 2012 vs.    East Carolina vs. Marshall Feb. 11, 2012 | 7 p.m. EST Huntington, W.Va. TV: WITN Watch | Live Stats | Game Notes | Tickets | Gameday Central MEDIA INFORMATION Date Feb. 11, 2012 Location Huntington, W.Va. Tickets Online Ticket Center TV WITN Live Video ECU All-Access  Radio Pirate IMG Sports Network Live Stats Gametracker Game Notes East Carolina Twitter @ECUPirateHoops EAST CAROLINA PIRATES Record 12-11, 3-7 C-USA Last Game Lost to Memphis, 70-59 Head Coach Jeff Lebo (North Carolina, 1989) Career: 241-183 (13th season) ECU Record: 30-27 (2nd season) MARSHALL THUNDERING HERD Record 14-10, 5-5 C-USA Last Game Lost to UCF, 67-60 Head Coach Tom Herrion (Merrimack, 1989) Career Record: 116-60 (6th season) Record at […]

Time to Pay to Play!

Time to Pay to Play!

2012 will mark the first year where we will be required to buy permits to drive on the sand.The new requirement takes affect in a few days (Feb 15) and permits may be purchased at various stations located at or near access ramps throughout the NPS Cape Hatteras National Seashore.  For local/regular Hatteras wavesailors it will mean $120 for the annual pass.  Those here short term will require a $50/week pass. There has been a lot of debate on the issue with those both in favor as well as the majority who are against the new requirement.  I for one, am semi-neutral.  I see the validity given the explosion of SUV popularity over the past 20 years and the vast […]

Pirate Rally Falls Short At UAB

Pirate Rally Falls Short At UAB

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Feb. 9, 2012 – East Carolina cut a 14-point halftime deficit down to six Thursday night at UAB, but could not complete the rally as the Blazers notched a 58-47 victory at Bartow Arena. The Pirates fall to 6-17 overall and 0-10 in Conference USA play while UAB improved to 17-5 and 8-2, staying in second place in the league standings. Box Score: UAB 58, East Carolina 47 Sophomore Kristine Mial paced East Carolina with 13 points to go along with five steals. Joining Mial in double figures offensively was Chareya Smith who netted 10 points. Tatiana Chapple and Britny Edwards pulled down six rebounds apiece while Janesha Ebron handed out a team-best four assists. The Pirates shared the […]

Copeland Receives Academic Honor

Copeland Receives Academic Honor

NEW ORLEANS, La. Feb. 9, 2012 – East Carolina senior cross country runner Brittany Copeland has earned Division I All-Academic Cross Country status, according to an announcement by the U.S. Track Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Thursday. Copeland, who holds a 3.54 grade-point average as a recreational therapy major, is one of six Conference USA runners to receive the recognition. USTFCCCA Women’s Division I Cross Country All-Academic Honorees The USTFCCCA honor is the second of Copeland’s career as she was also a member of the organization’s 2009 all-academic track and field squad. To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade-point average of 3.25 and have either earned USTFCCCA All-America status […]

Southern Cape Fear Bridal Expo – Sunday, February 19th

Southern Cape Fear Bridal Expo – Sunday, February 19th

Southport, NC – Take the stress out of planning your wedding by attending The Southern Cape Fear Bridal Expo. Over 20 vendors specializing in the products and services associated with weddings will be at the Southport Community Building on Sunday, February 19th from 1pm-4pm. Admission is $5.00 and includes an entry into the door prize drawings with over $1,500 worth of door prizes given away during Bridal Showcase. Vendors include party rentals, caters, venues, florists, cakes, wine shops, video productions, disc jockeys, accommodations, photographers, transportation, wedding officials and planners. Every bride in attendance will receive an official Southern Cape Fear Coast Wedding planner. It includes helpful hints, timelines, information on traditions and a list of vendors ready to work with […]

‘Bee’ My Honey

‘Bee’ My Honey

Mommy, Me, and the Museum Make Three February 14, 2012   10:00am FAYETTEVILLE – Buzz on over with your preschooler to the Museum of the Cape Fear on Tuesday, February 14 from 10:00 to 10:45 and learn about North Carolina’s official state insect—the honey bee—at Mommy, Me, and the Museum Make Three. “Bee My Honey” will introduce three to five year olds to the wonder of this tiny insect that can seem to do it all: fly, pollinates mother nature, makes honey, and builds thriving communities. This 45-minute program includes crafts, a song, and a special guest—a local bee keeper—who has been long-time museum volunteer. Children will make a honeycomb and get to see a real one too. Admission is free. […]