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TPC Wakefield Plantation to host the Inagural N.C. Girls’ High School Invitational

TPC Wakefield Plantation to host the Inagural N.C. Girls’ High School Invitational

RALEIGH, NC August 22, 2014 – McConnell Golf and the Tarheel Youth Golf Association (TYGA) are proud to announce the inaugural N.C. Girls’ High School Invitational on Saturday, October 11, 2014.  An anticipated field of 15 teams (60 junior golfers) from public and private schools from across North Carolina will compete on TPC Wakefield Plantation’s Plantation course (http://www.tpcwakefieldplantation.com/).  The 9-hole Plantation Course is located next the Sports Club and measures 2,700-yards long at a par of 35 featuring three par-3s, four par-4s and two par-5s. “McConnell Golf and TYGA have partnered to conduct the N.C. Boys’ High School Invitational for the past 8 years and we both felt that with the growth in girls’ high school golf, it was time […]

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“A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier” Summer Living History Program at Bentonville Battlefield Aug. 23

“A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier” Summer Living History Program at Bentonville Battlefield Aug. 23

FOUR OAKS, NC August 22, 2014 – The sounds of artillery and musket fire will once again ring out at Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site. The annual summer living history program, “A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier,”will be held Saturday, Aug. 23. Costumed living historians will demonstrate how soldiers made meals, maintained their weapons, equipment and uniforms, trained for battle, withstood the weather and much more. This free program will feature musket demonstrations at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., and artillery firings at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Visitors can visit a Civil War soldier’s camp and discover what role the enlisted man played in battle. Re-enactors from the Co. D 27th […]

Join a Photography Workshop With Guest Curator: Capture Your Local History

Join a Photography Workshop With Guest Curator: Capture Your Local History

RALEIGH, NC August 21, 2014 – Fine art photographer Dr. Brenda Scott is guest curator of the exhibit Stagville: Black & White, on view at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. Her striking images present Stagville State Historic Site in Durham through a different lens, showing the beauty and resilience of the structures and of the people who lived and worked in them. Scott will lead a photography workshop about how to document the people and places of your local history. Sign up for Picturing History: Photography Workshop on either Friday, Sept. 5, from 4 to 6 p.m., or Saturday, Sept. 6, from 1 to 3 p.m. For ages 10 and up, the program costs $8 per person and […]

Carolinas Senior Amateur Sectional Qualifying Results from Carolina Trace

Carolinas Senior Amateur Sectional Qualifying Results from Carolina Trace

SANFORD, NC August 21, 2014 – Sectional qualifying results of the 2014 Carolinas Senior Amateur Championship hosted by Carolina Trace (Lake Course) in Sanford, NC on Thursday, August 21, 2014 (6405 yards, Par 36-36—72, 72.5/135). Brad Buxton from Greensboro, NC carded a one-under par 71 to claim medalist honors. The cut line fell at eight-over par 80.  25 players advanced to the Carolinas Senior Amateur Championship that will be played September 24-26 at Sedgefield Country Club (Dye Course) in Greensboro, NC. This championship is conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association which is in its 105th year of serving amateur golf in the Carolinas.   Place Competitor Score Qualifiers 1 Brad Buxton, Greensboro, N.C.   35-36–71  (-1) T2 Bob Yow, Clinton, […]

North Carolina Mid-Amateur Sectional Qualifying Results from Carolina Trace Country Club

North Carolina Mid-Amateur Sectional Qualifying Results from Carolina Trace Country Club

SANFORD, NC August 20, 2014 – Sectional qualifying results of the 2014 North Carolina Mid-Amateur Championship hosted by Carolina Trace (Lake Course) in Sanford, NC on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 (6650 yards, Par 36-36—72, 73.6/137). Scott Lincicome of Pinehurst, carded a two-under par 70 to claim medalist honors. The cut line fell at six-over par 78. 26 players advanced to the 21st North Carolina Mid-Amateur Championship that will be played September 19-21 at Old Chatham in Durham, NC. This championship is conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association which is in its 105th year of serving amateur golf in the Carolinas. Place Competitor Score     Qualifiers   1 Scott Lincicome, Pinehurst, N.C.   36-34–70  (-2) 2 Aaron York, Durham, N.C. […]

New Framework Would Facilitate Use of New Android Security Modules

New Framework Would Facilitate Use of New Android Security Modules

by: Matt Shipman, News Services North Carolina State University RALEIGH, NC August 21, 2014 – Computer security researchers from North Carolina State University and Technische Universität Darmstadt/CASED in Germany have developed a modification to the core Android operating system that allows developers and users to plug in new security enhancements. The new Android Security Modules (ASM) framework aims to eliminate the bottleneck that prevents developers and users from taking advantage of new security tools. “In the ongoing arms race between white hats and black hats, researchers and developers are constantly coming up with new security extensions,” says Dr. William Enck, an assistant professor of computer science at NC State and a senior author of a paper describing the new framework. […]

National Register Adds 12 North Carolina Historic Places

National Register Adds 12 North Carolina Historic Places

RALEIGH, NC August 21, 2014 – The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources is pleased to announce that 12 individual properties and districts across the state have been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The properties below were reviewed by the North Carolina National Register Advisory Committee and were subsequently approved by the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Officer and forwarded to the Keeper of the National Register. “The textile industry shaped many of our downtowns, and it’s clear that our country values that manufacturing and industry history,” Governor Pat McCrory said. “Districts and properties such as these contribute to tourism in our state, and the vast array of revival-style houses the Register has chosen to recognize show […]

REO Speedwagon & Chicago’s Co-Headlining Summer 2014 tour coming to Raleigh this Saturday!

REO Speedwagon & Chicago’s Co-Headlining Summer 2014 tour coming to Raleigh this Saturday!

REO SPEEDWAGON & CHICAGO’S CO-HEADLINING SUMMER 2014 TOUR A MAJOR HIT FROM COAST-TO-COAST Saturday, August 23 – Walnut Creek Amphitheatre Raleigh Legendary Rock Bands Captivate Crowds Across the U.S. with Special Shared Encore LOS ANGELES, CA August 19, 2014 – Legendary rock bands Chicago and REO Speedwagon recently kicked off a co-headlining summer tour which is proving to be a massive hit all across the country. The tour, presented by Live Nation, has already taken the bands through California and the Midwest on the way to an East Coast run and the reviews have been phenomenal; more so, the bands are having the time of their lives, playing a truly “raucous” encore – a two band, hit-fuelled, epic jam. Chicago […]

NC Wildlife Commission Schedules Hunting Mentor Seminars

NC Wildlife Commission Schedules Hunting Mentor Seminars

RALEIGH, NC August 19, 2014 —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host 11 hunting mentor seminars statewide in September to network with experienced hunters and share information about mentoring new hunters. The Wildlife Commission created the new “Hunting Mentor Seminars” to build on the popularity of free, skills-based hunting seminars that the Commission has been offering to the public since 2011. The Commission created the skill-based hunting seminars to address potential barriers to hunter recruitment and retention in North Carolina, according to Walter “Deet” James, the Commission’s hunting heritage biologist. Participants attending the hunting mentor seminars will: ·         Understand why hunter recruitment and retention is important, ·         Hear personal accounts from experienced mentors including mentoring tips and suggestions, and ·         […]

Contemporary Photographs from Allen G. Thomas Jr. Collection Featured at the N.C. Museum of Art

Contemporary Photographs from Allen G. Thomas Jr. Collection Featured at the N.C. Museum of Art

North Carolina Museum of Art Presents Private Eye: Allen G. Thomas Jr. Photography Collection Photographs are part of promised gift to the NCMA in honor of Lawrence J. Wheeler   RALEIGH, NC August 19, 2014 — Beginning September 13, 2014, the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) presents Private Eye: Allen G. Thomas Jr. Photography Collection. The exhibition features a selection of contemporary photographs from a promised gift to the NCMA by North Carolina native Allen G. Thomas Jr. in honor of Lawrence J. Wheeler’s 20th anniversary as director of the Museum. The works will officially enter the NCMA’s permanent collection pending a vote by the Board of Trustees on September 10, 2014. “I am honored and grateful to receive […]