Daily Archives: August 2, 2012


2nd Saturdays at Tryon Palace – A Great Day Trip or Vacation Stop

Tryon Palace will provide a great destination for families on the go this summer with its final “2nd Saturdays” summer program of 2012 on Aug. 11. The theme at Tryon Palace in New Bern, North Carolina is “The Athens of North Carolina.”  In the…


Swanson, Swinehart Finish Second at Collegiate Team Championship

The South Carolina team of senior Meredith Swanson and junior Samantha Swinehart posted a combined score of 149 (+5) to claim second place at the Women’s Collegiate Team Championship on Thursday at Wedgewood Golf and Country Club in Powell, Ohio.


Wooden Boats of North Carolina featured in Maritime Museum Program

SOUTHPORT – From Core Sounder skiffs to sharpies, learn about traditional wooden boats of the Lower Cape Fear in an upcoming Third Tuesday Program offered by the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport.   As part of the Museum’s free monthly lecture series, the event will be held at the […]


2nd Saturdays event at NC Maritime Museum at Southport – UPDATED

SOUTHPORT – The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport showcases authentic North Carolina culture and heritage on Saturday, Aug. 11, in this year’s popular summer series “2nd Saturdays.” The theme for the final 2nd Saturdays event for 2012 is “Original Inhabitants of the Cape Feare.” Discover Southport’s “locals” from prehistoric […]


Public Can Comment On North Carolina Waterfowl Seasons Online

RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 2) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is requesting input on regular waterfowl hunting seasons through an online comment system on the Commission’s website. Regular waterfowl seasons may begin in late September and include various seasons for ducks, Canada geese, snow geese, brant and tundra swans. Beginning […]


Gamecock Spotlight: Ray Tanner (Part 1)

With Thursday marking his first official day on the job, Ray Tanner shares some of his thoughts as he begins his new position as the Director of Athletics at the University of South Carolina.


Surf City Fall Soccer League Accepting Registrations

SURF CITY – Surf City Soccer is returning for Fall 2012 with teams and leagues for “kids” of all ages, from three to adult. And for the first time, anyone can register online – players, coaches and volunteers. Simply go to surfcitysoccer.playerspace.com/register or surfcity.govoffice.com “Parks & Recreation” then click through […]


Civil War to World War II August Programming Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

WILMINGTON, NC – Learn how different ships named NORTH CAROLINA had an important role from the Civil War to World War II aboard the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA by interacting in the family fun and exciting events planned for August, 2012. Battleship 101 2nd Saturdays Programs Saturday, August 11, 2012 10:00 […]


Wilmington Hammerheads, Charleston Battery Face Off in Weekend Series

Friday at Blackbaud; Saturday at Legion with Playoffs approaching Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington Hammerheads are preparing for a weekend of back-to-back matches versus the Charleston Battery. The Hammerheads will face the Battery at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 3 at Blackbaud Stadium and again on Saturday, August 4 at […]