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Neuse Regional Library Honors “Freedom, Sacrifice, Memory” with  Civil War Photography Exhibit

Neuse Regional Library Honors “Freedom, Sacrifice, Memory” with Civil War Photography Exhibit

RALEIGH – Since the beginning of the Civil War (1861-1865) 150 years have passed, but its widespread impact and defining characteristics remain vivid. These can especially be seen and the state’s war experience is illustrated in the Freedom, Sacrifice, Memory: Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibit. The exhibit will be hosted by the Neuse Regional Library in Kinston from March 2-29, honoring North Carolinians in the Civil War with a variety of images. “The Civil War was the first war widely covered with photography.  The Freedom, Sacrifice, Memory exhibit provides images of historic figures, artifacts, and documents that brought the reality of the war from the battlefront to the home front, then and now,” explains Deputy Secretary Dr. Jeffrey Crow of […]

An Evening With FURTHER Featuring Phil Lesh & Bob Weir

An Evening With FURTHER Featuring Phil Lesh & Bob Weir

AN EVENING WITH FURTHER Featuring Phil Lesh & Bob Weir Wednesday · July 11 · 6:30 p.m. Tickets on Sale Friday, March 16 @ 10 a.m. ~$39.50/General Admission Lawn, $59.50/Reserved Pit & Tables Lawn price increases to $45 Day of Show~ Tickets can be purchased at Booth Amphitheatre (Tuesday- Friday, Noon – 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.) or through etix.com. By phone call (800) 514-3849 Etix hours: Monday-Friday/ 9 a.m.-8 p.m. EST Saturday/10 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST & Sunday/12 p.m. – 8 p.m. EST For complete concert information go to www.boothamphitheatre.com or call (919) 462-2025.   Booth Amphitheatre is an SMG Managed Facility. About SMG Since 1977, SMG has provided management services to more than 22 […]

ECU Completes Sweep Of Stony Brook, 4-3

ECU Completes Sweep Of Stony Brook, 4-3

GREENVILLE, N.C. March 4, 2012 – Junior Jharel Cotton scattered four hits over six innings and redshirt sophomore Tanner Merritt notched his first collegiate save as No. 30 East Carolina (8-2) completed a three-game series sweep against Stony Brook (4-3) with a 4-3 victory Sunday afternoon at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium. Box Score Box Score Cotton, who improved to 2-0 on the season, allowed one run (unearned) and struck out four with one walk in his third outing of the season before turning the game over to the Pirates bullpen. Freshman Jeff Hoffman and junior Andy Smithmyer worked the seventh frame each allowing a run (both unearned), while Merritt closed out the series with giving up a pair of hits […]

Conference USA Announces Women’s Basketball Championship Bracket

Conference USA Announces Women’s Basketball Championship Bracket

IRVING, Texas March 4, 2012 – UTEP, Memphis, Tulane and UAB have all earned a first-round bye in the 2012 Conference USA Women’s Basketball Championship. The four-day, 11-game championship runs Wednesday through Saturday, March 7-10. First round and quarterfinals will be played at Elma Roane Fieldhouse (capacity 2,565) on Memphis’ campus. Semifinals and the title game will be held downtown at the FedExForum. 2012 Conference USA Women’s Basketball Championship Bracket Wednesday’s action gets underway at 11 a.m. CT with a game between No. 6 seed Tulsa and No. 11 seed East Carolina. The Golden Hurricane (13-14, 8-8) earned its highest seed since winning the tournament as the No. 1 seed in 2006. East Carolina (11-18, 5-11) has won five of […]

N.C. Maritime Museum Exhibit Features African American Watermen

N.C. Maritime Museum Exhibit Features African American Watermen

BEAUFORT –  Images from the 1870s through the 1980s capture the workaday life of African American watermen in a new exhibit at the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort. “African Americans and North Carolina Maritime History,” will be on display through early June. The exhibit’s 33 images are from the museum’s collection.  Photos include oystering, seafood processing, the Menhaden Chantymen singers, and rescuers at coastal lifesaving stations. The N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort is located at 315 Front Street. The three N.C. Maritime Museums are the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Hatteras; the N.C. Maritime Museum, Beaufort; and the N.C. Maritime Museum, Southport. The museums are part of theDivision of State History Museums in the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. The N.C. Maritime […]

Track And Field Nets More National Qualifiers At Notre Dame

Track And Field Nets More National Qualifiers At Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. March 4, 2012 – When the participants for the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships are released Monday, East Carolina should send a single-season program-best six athletes to the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships due to a fine performance this weekend at the Alex Wilson Invitational inside the Loftus Sports Center on the campus of Notre Dame. Alex Wilson Invitational Results The Pirates were able to build on their showing at the Conference USA Indoor Championships which resulted in the women’s squad’s first league indoor championship and the highest-ever placement for the men’s side (third). In South Bend, ECU captured two event titles and seven top-five finishes while breaking three school records against a tough field which included the host […]

Hurricanes Reassign Boychuk to Charlotte

Hurricanes Reassign Boychuk to Charlotte

RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has reassigned forward Zach Boychuk to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). This concludes the second NHL recall of the season for Boychuk, 22, who has totaled two assists in 16 games with the Hurricanes this season. The Airdrie, Alb., native ranks second among Charlotte skaters in goals (14) and third in points (32), skating in 45 games on the AHL level this season. Drafted by the Hurricanes in the first round, 14th overall, in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Boychuk has totaled seven goals and 11 assists (18 points) in 72 career NHL games with […]

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ECU Takes Series With 2-1 Victory

ECU Takes Series With 2-1 Victory

GREENVILLE, N.C. March 3, 2012 – Philip Clark’s sac fly in the seventh inning plated Jay Cannon for the go ahead run giving No. 30 East Carolina (7-2) a 2-1 win over Stony Brook (4-2) Saturday night at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium. With the win the Pirates claim the weekend series and will look for their second weekend sweep of the young season. Box Score: Box Score l Live Chat Replay With the game tied at one, Cannon led off the frame with a double down the right field line and took third on Tim Younger’s ground out to second. Clark stepped into the box and sent a first pitch offering from Brandon McNitt (1-1) to center scoring Cannon and […]

North Carolina Symphony Accepting Nominations for Maxine Swalin Award for Outstanding Music Educator

North Carolina Symphony Accepting Nominations for Maxine Swalin Award for Outstanding Music Educator

Deadline to Submit: May 1 RALEIGH, N.C.—Nominations are currently being accepted for a pair of esteemed educator awards presented annually by the North Carolina Symphony, the orchestra announced today. North Carolina students, parents, colleagues and community members can recommend their local music teacher for the 2012 Maxine Swalin Award for Outstanding Music Educator and Jackson Parkhurst Award for Special Achievement now through Tuesday, May 1. Download the application to nominate a local music teacher who has made a difference under “Competitions Awards” at www.ncsymphony.org/educationprograms or contact Symphony Director of Education Jessica Myers at jmyers@ncsymphony.org or 919.789.5461. One application applies to both awards. The Maxine Swalin Award for Outstanding Music Educator celebrates a North Carolina music teacher who makes a lasting […]

Pirates Top Tulane To Earn No. 10 Seed At C-USA Tournament

Pirates Top Tulane To Earn No. 10 Seed At C-USA Tournament

East Carolina 66, Tulane 49 Pirate Basketball Central Basketball Home | Season Statistics | Roster | Fact Book | ECU All-Access – Watch the games online! | Conference USA Basketball | NCAA Basketball Box Score Box Score | 2012 C-USA Men’s Basketball Championship Bracket From wire and staff reports GREENVILLE, N.C. March 3, 2012 – Maurice Kemp recorded a double-double and Darrius Morrow had 19 points as East Carolina beat Tulane 66-49 on Saturday in the regular season finale for both teams. With the victory, the Pirates earned the No. 10 seed at the 2012 Conference USA Men’s Basketball Championship tournament and will play seventh-seeded Rice Wednesday at 1 p.m. EST at the FedExForum in Memphis. Kemp finished with 22 […]