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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 […]

Macy’s Hosts Ninth Annual Shop for a Cause

Macy’s Hosts Ninth Annual Shop for a Cause

MACY’S HOSTS NINTH ANNUAL “SHOP FOR A CAUSE” ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 23 AND CUSTOMERS SAVE STOREWIDE Macy’s offers customers a one-day 25 percent discount with a $5 donation to March of Dimes   RALEIGH, NC August 18, 2014 – Macy’s and the March of Dimes invites customers to participate in its ninth annual national Shop For A Cause charity event on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a unique, one-day-only shopping event created to support local charities’ fundraising efforts. Since 2006, the program has helped raise more than $44 million for thousands of charities across the country. Macy’s has designated March of Dimes, the leading nonprofit organization in support of pregnancy and baby health, as its […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans shut out Carolina Mudcats

Myrtle Beach Pelicans shut out Carolina Mudcats

WOLFF AND PARRA BLANK CAROLINA IN SERIES FINALE MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 14, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, defeated the Carolina Mudcats 1-0 on Thursday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. History was made Thursday when the Pelicans had their first consecutive sellouts in franchise history. Sam Wolff and Luis Parra combined to pitch the Pelicans’ ninth shutout of the season. The Pelicans (30-23, 74-47) recorded only two hits on the night off of Carolina starter Adam Plutko, which was a season-low for the Birds. Royce Bolinger hit a single to right center field, but was erased when trying to stretch the hit into a double. In the next at-bat, Nick […]

North Carolina Team is Tops at National Youth Hunter Education Challenge

North Carolina Team is Tops at National Youth Hunter Education Challenge

RALEIGH, NC August 15, 2014 — The Yadkin Patriots of Forbush Middle School in Yadkin County took top honors in the nation as junior champions at the 29th annual International Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC), a demanding week-long shooting and outdoors skills competition held recently at Mansfield, Pa. The YHEC competition by the National Rifle Association (NRA) was held in July. Teams from across the country competed in marksmanship with .22-caliber rifles and black powder rifles at knock-down targets, shotgun on a sporting clays course, and archery at 3-D game targets. Non-shooting events included orienteering, wildlife identification, hunter responsibility and ethics exam, and a hunter safety trail test. Nearly 300 competitors, coaches and parents from across America attended this year’s […]

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