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Eastern NC Red Cross Prepares for Winter Storm

Eastern NC Red Cross Prepares for Winter Storm

Tips to Stay Safe during Winter Weather EASTERN, NC, Feb. 11, 2014 – As the southeast once again braces for winter storms, the Eastern NC Region of the American Red Cross is preparing to respond if needed.  Five teams of Red Cross shelter volunteers are on standby in the Cape Fear, Coastal Carolina and Onslow County Chapter areas in the event that shelters need to be opened.   Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) crews are also on standby to drive Red Cross disaster relief vehicles located in Wilmington, New Bern, Goldsboro, Rocky Mount, and Elizabeth City.  These vehicles can be mobilized to transport and distribute food, drinks, and supplies into disaster affected areas when travel becomes safe. With several inches of snow […]

Emergency officials continue to monitor rare winter storm

Emergency officials continue to monitor rare winter storm

WILMINGTON, NC January 28, 2014 – After briefings with the National Weather Service, residents of coastal and inland New Hanover County should be prepared for harsh winter conditions. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect through 6 p.m. Wednesday. Weather conditions will deteriorate during the day on Tuesday with significant winter weather impacts this afternoon into the overnight. New Hanove​​r County’s Emergency Operations Center is partially activated as officials continue to monitor this winter storm in coordination with local and state partners. There are no plans to open emergency shelters in New Hanover County at this time. Emergency news and information is being posted online at http://emergency.nhcgov.com. The following impacts have been provided by the National Weather Service in Wilmington. Timing: Precipitation […]

NWS Issues Winter Storm Watch for southeastern NC

NWS Issues Winter Storm Watch for southeastern NC

WILMINGTON NC January 26, 2014 - The National Weather Service Sunday issued a winter storm watch for southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina. It will be in effect Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon. According to the National Weather Service in Wilmington, another Arctic front is set move into the region late Monday, bringing very cold temperatures and the potential for winter weather. This front will stall offshore Tuesday and Wednesday. A low pressure system will develop along this front and move along the coast, bringing an extended period of snow and sleet to the area. An advisory says there is the potential for greater than 3 inches of snow/sleet with a small chance for a period of freezing rain. In the […]

Red Cross Opens Emergency Shelter in Brunswick County

Red Cross Opens Emergency Shelter in Brunswick County

Rain and Flooding Force Families from their Homes 6:00pm UPDATE This is an update to the information below released earlier.  After an update from emergency management, the Red Cross shelter will be put on standby until further notice.  The residents affected by the flooding have chosen not to relocate to the shelter. The Red Cross will remain on alert but will not open the emergency shelter in Sunset Beach unless conditions change. WILMINGTON, NC, July 1, 2013, 5:30pm – Flooding in southeastern Brunswick County has already forced three families to evacuate their homes. The American Red Cross is opening an emergency shelter for those families and other residents in the area who need to evacuate due to flooding.  The shelter […]

CSS: Jack Fields wins at The Pearl – West

CSS: Jack Fields wins at The Pearl – West

Sunset Beach, NC June 7, 2013 – Jack Fields has been playing so well of late the University of North Carolina alumnus was looking forward to the final round of the NGA TOUR Carolina Series event at The Pearl – West on Friday, despite the fact that Tropical Storm Andrea was bearing down on the East Coast. Fresh off his PGA TOUR debut in the Wells Fargo Championship, Fields carded rounds of 74 and 68 in tough conditions to earn the 36-hole lead and was awarded his first NGA TOUR victory when the final round was canceled due to the impending storm. “I was actually looking forward to playing the final round, but I’m kind of glad we’re not now […]

Carolina Winter Series: Chip Lynn wins at Crow Creek

Carolina Winter Series: Chip Lynn wins at Crow Creek

Fayetteville State alum ousts Justin Lower in playoff   Calabash, N.C. – December 20, 2012 – Chip Lynn of Lillington, N.C., fired a 3-under 69 in the final round of the NGA TOUR Carolina Winter Series event on Thursday to force a playoff and ousted Justin Lower on the first extra hole to claim his inaugural victory on the NGA TOUR. Lynn, a former Fayetteville (N.C.) State golfer, went bogey-free in the final round and earned $5,325 for his breakout win at Crow Creek Golf Club.   “I had a goal in the final round to hit every green, that way I wouldn’t make any bogeys,” said Lynn, who advanced to Stage of PGA TOUR Q-School in 2012. “I hit […]

New Hurricane App Brings American Red Cross Safety Information to Smart Phones

New Hurricane App Brings American Red Cross Safety Information to Smart Phones

“I’m Safe” feature lets people alert their loved ones with a push of a button Eastern NC, August 1, 2012 — The American Red Cross today launched its official Hurricane App, putting lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in or who visit hurricane prone areas. This free app is the second in a series to be created by the American Red Cross, the nation’s leader in emergency preparedness, for use on both iPhone and Android platforms. It gives instant access to local and real time information on what to do before, during and after hurricanes. Building on the Red Cross’ leadership in the social media space, the app also includes a number of features that allow […]

Local Casting Call Open for Chris Maney Productions “The Hollow Oak”

Local Casting Call Open for Chris Maney Productions “The Hollow Oak”

OPEN CASTING CALL ON JUNE 18th at Premier Casting Office. 10am-6pm.   Auditions will be held on June 20th for call backs, so please make sure you’re available. ALL TYPES, ALL AGES & ALL ETHNIC DESCENTS ARE NEEDED. (However most needed are High School age ranges 17-22) Here’s a partial breakdown of what’s needed to be filled: Female lead (17-22) Plain Jane, grows to be beautiful Male lead (17-22) Very attractive, built for sex appeal Female lead (17-22) Dark hair, pale completion, tall, skinny Male Supporting (17-22) Very attractive, built for sex appeal Female Supporting (mid 30′s-40′s) Casual  Female Supporting (mid 30′s-40′s) Casual  Male Supporting (17-22) Attractive, Typical jock look Male Supporting (mid 30′s-40′s) Clean, Business casual look Female Featured […]

THE 3 PHASES OF GOLF FITNESS

THE 3 PHASES OF GOLF FITNESS

You’ve got to crawl before you walk and then walk before you run.  That goes for your golf fitness program as well.  Jumping ahead, like trying to run before you crawl, will more than likely result in ineffective outcomes, while raising the potential for injury. When progressing through a golf fitness program, it is essential to correct the anatomical deficiencies first (the crawl) before moving into the golf-specific strength and balance phase (the walk), and this all should be done before adding any power exercises (the run) to the routine. In doing so, the benefits will be achieved in a more timely manner and the body will be given a chance to prepare for the next, usually more intense, phase […]

Aquarium Receives Donations for Family Aquarium Day

Aquarium Receives Donations for Family Aquarium Day

Kure Beach, NC – By most accounts, Monday was a typical day at the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher.  The exhibits were open, animals were cared for, and visitors filled the building. On this day, however, over 30 special guests benefited from generous donations that allowed them to spend the day at the Aquarium; something they might not otherwise have been able to do. The NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher was grateful to receive generous donations from Wilmington Rotary and Time Warner Cable to provide a family Aquarium Day through the Blue Ribbon Commission.  This special day came about as a result of the Commission’s continued effort to forge partnerships with families and to “address the issue of youth violence […]