Daily Archives: June 22, 2012


Carolina Hurricanes Announce 2012-13 Mini Season Ticket Plans

RALEIGH, NC – Kyle Prairie, Director of Ticket Sales for the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced the team’s mini-season ticket plans for the 2012-13 season. Mini-season ticket plan-holders can opt for a 26-game plan, or choose between three different 12-game plans.   The 26-game plan covers more than […]


BMW i Born Electric Tour makes first stop in Rome

The Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome marked the starting point for the worldwide tour of BMW i – the sub-brand of BMW which encompasses sustainable mobility. The full program is available at www.bmw-i.it .   World Tour to make only U.S. stop in New York City in November 2012 Rome, […]


N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport Offers History on Wheels

SOUTHPORT – The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport has partnered with the Adventure Kayak Company to offer “Historical Southport Bicycle Tours” this summer. The guided tour will wind through live oak-canopied streets and along the waterfront, incorporating local history. Participants will pedal past Fort Johnston, the Brunswick Inn, the […]


Sea Shepherd: The Scandalous Crime of Saving Sharks In Shady Costa Rica

June 22, 2012 Ten years ago, the Sea Shepherd ship Ocean Warrior and her crew intervened against an illegal shark finning operation in Guatemalan waters by the Costa Rican long liner (and previously convicted poaching vessel) the Varadero I. In April 2002 the Varadero I was caught 50 miles inside […]


David Peterson Signs With Braves, Begins Pro Career In Rome

ROME, Ga. – Former College of Charleston pitcher David Peterson has signed a professional contract with the Atlanta Braves and will begin his pro career with the Rome Braves in Rome, Ga. Peterson was drafted by the Braves in the eighth round of the 2012 MLB Entry Draft.   A […]


The M/V Sam Simon to Join the Sea Shepherd Fleet for the Next Voyage to Antarctica

June 21, 2012 The rumors are true! 
 The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is going to add a fourth ship to the fleet. The Sam Simon will soon join the Bob Barker, Steve Irwin, and Brigitte Bardot. Sam Simon generously donated the funds to purchase the ship and we have found […]


Statement of UNC President Tom Ross on the 2012-13 budget approved by the NC General Assembly

Chapel Hill, NC June 21, 2012 UNC President Tom Ross has offered the following statement on the 2012-13 state budget adopted today by the NC General Assembly:   “Given current economic realities, the 2012-13 state budget adopted today by the NC General Assembly is fair to the University of North […]


Celebrate “The Glorious Fourth!” at Tryon Palace

New Bern, NC – This year, join Tryon Palace in commemorating the birth of our nation with special fun-filled programming that has a little historical something for everyone. Start the celebration off early on the evening of Tuesday, July 3 with a rousing concert of patriotic music and popular songs.  […]


A Note From North Carolina Representative Phil Shepard June 21, 2012

Representative Phil Shepard NC House of Representatives 300 N. Salisbury Street, Room 301H Raleigh, NC 27603 919-715-9644 Phil.Shepard@ncleg.net The Raleigh Report Representative Phil Shepard June 21st, 2012 A Note from Representative Shepard: The Republicans in the North Carolina House of Representatives and Senate reached an agreement that provides the best […]


Sen. Harry Brown Constituent Update June 21, 2012

Senator Harry Brown CONSTITUENT UPDATE Jones and Onslow Counties- 6th District 300-B Legislative Office Building 300 N. Salisbury Street Raleigh, NC 27601 Phone (919)-715-3034 Fax (919)-715-7586 E-mail harry.brown@ncleg.net June 21, 2012   Another busy week is almost over. As a conferee, I am proud to announce that the Senate has […]