Daily Archives: June 27, 2012

NGA Pro Golf Tour On a Roll, secures another Web.com Tour exemption

Member to play in Knoxville News Sentinel Open Myrtle Beach, S.C. – June 27, 2012 – The National Golf Association Professional Golf Tour announced today that the Web.com Tour’s Knoxville News Sentinel Open has granted an unrestricted exemption to the NGA TOUR for the 2012 season, pushing its number of […]

Artist’s Images Invite Audience to Re-imagine Effects of Conflict

WINSTON-SALEM – Curtis Mann’s photography transports you to memories of news reports from international war zones. Yet, when you study the images, you find a new mystifying narrative opens up. The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) will be opening a new photography exhibition Curtis Mann: Modifications on June 28. The […]

Team USA Drops Morehead City Marlins 6-1

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The Morehead City Marlins managed just three hits as they fell to the 2012 USA Collegiate National Team 6-1 on a picturesque Wednesday evening at Big Rock Stadium. The combination of Carlos Rodon, Zack Godley, Marco Gonzales, Tommy Thorpe and David Berg kept the Marlins off […]

SwampDogs Record 13 Hits In Close Loss

Fayetteville, NC – The Fayetteville SwampDogs posted 13 hits on Tuesday night, but came up just short against the Columbia Blowfish in a 7-6 loss at “The Swamp.” Tyler Ding (Tampa) was a key contributor the Dogs offensively, as he went 3-for-4 with three RBIs on the night. Columbia recorded […]

Captain Paul Watson’s Arrest Appears to Be Bad News for the Shark Finners of Costa Rica

June 27, 2012 The month of June 2012 has been an unusually busy month in Costa Rica for intercepting shark fins. The Costa Rican fishing vessel Yamauke was boarded yesterday by the country’s Coast Guard. They found 120 shark fins that had been crudely hacked off. The vessel and catch […]

Katie Burnett Wins First Tournament as a Professional

COLUMBIA, S.C. June 27, 2012 – After wrapping up her career as a Gamecock in May, Katie Burnett didn’t take long to make an impact professionally as she won her first tournament as a pro on Wednesday, claiming a 10-stroke victory at the Michigan PGA Women’s Open at Crystal Mountain […]

Hertzog Loan Extended with Wilmington Hammerheads

Sits tight in Wilmington for remainder of season Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington Hammerheads have officially announced that Corey Hertzog, whom has been on loan from the New York Red Bulls, will remain with the team through their championship run. Hertzog was originally on loan to the Hammerheads until the […]

Summertime Slime: How to Prepare for and Prevent Summer Algae Blooms

Chapel Hill, NC – Summer in North Carolina. Time once again to think about boating, swimming, beach trips and … toxic algae blooms.   Anyone who remembers North Carolina’s ’87 red tide or the Pfiesteria hysteria of the late 1990s knows just how serious a problem algae blooms can be. […]

Cape Fear Red Cross Offers Tips for a Safe 4th of July

Whether at the beach or in one’s backyard, follow these steps to enjoy the holiday. WILMINGTON, NC, June 27, 2012 — The Independence Day Holiday is just around the corner and many people will visit the beach, enjoy fireworks, or fire up the grill for a backyard barbecue.   “The […]

Jeannelle Scheper To Compete At CACAC Championships

South Carolina rising junior to represent St. Lucia in international competition COLUMBIA, S.C. – Rising junior Jeannelle Scheper will once again don the cerulean blue, gold and black colors of St. Lucia as the University of South Carolina high jumper will compete this weekend for her country at the Central […]