Daily Archives: January 7, 2013


Nike Golf Announces that Seung Yul Noh Joins its Athlete Roster

BEAVERTON, Ore. Jan. 7, 2013 – Following on the heels of the recent announcement that Nick Watney, Kyle Stanley and Thorbjørn Olesen have signed with Nike Golf, another young rising star, Seung Yul Noh, has joined the Nike Golf Tour staff. Noh entered into a multi-year agreement with the Swoosh […]


Sea Shepherd Australia to Lead Antarctic Whale Defense Campaign

Founder and President Captain Paul Watson Steps Down From Sea Shepherd U.S. and Australia HOBART, Australia Jan. 8, 2013 — At a press conference alongside the SSS Sam Simon at 10:00 am AEDT today in Hobart, the Australian Chapter of the global marine conservation non-profit, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, announced […]


Richmond County Library Hosts Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibit in January

RALEIGH, NC – The Civil War savaged lives yet secured the future of generations in North Carolina and the rest of the nation, and altered the course of American history. The injustices faced by African Americans were some of the most significant factors leading to the American Civil War (1861-1865). […]


Ron Francis Selected to North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame

Hurricanes great will be North Carolina museum’s first hockey inductee RALEIGH, NC – Don Fish, Executive Director of the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, today announced that former Hurricanes player and current Vice President of Hockey Operations Ron Francis is among the 11 members of the Hall’s 50th anniversary […]


CofC Expects Crowd of Sci-Fi Enthusiasts for “Wheel in Time” Event

COLLEGE ACQUIRES INTERNATIONALLY-ACCLAIMED SCIENCE FICTION AUTHOR’S MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION AND HOSTS FINAL VOLUME OF WHEEL IN TIME BOOK LAUNCH Charleston, SC – On Saturday, January 12, 2013, sci-fi enthusiasts will be lined up in costume at the College of Charleston’s Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library for an event with the author […]


College of Charleston Hosts Poetry Out Loud Regional Competition

Charleston, SC – On January 13, 2013, eleven high school students will recite poetry at the South Carolina Region 3 Poetry Out Loud Competition at the College of Charleston. All participants have already won school-wide Poetry Out Loud contests, and are now have the chance to compete in the State […]


Sea Turtles Fared Well along North Carolina’s Coast in 2012

BEAUFORT, NC Jan. 7, 2013 — 2012 was a good year for sea turtle nesting on North Carolina’s coast. From late April until mid-September,sea turtles laid 1,103 nests along North Carolina’s coast — up from 967 in the previous year and 883 in 2010. This nesting season’s numbers were the […]


New Hanover County to participate in Taking Control of Your Health Fair

New Hanover County, NC Jan. 7, 2013 – New Hanover County announces its participation in the 2013 Taking Control of Your Health Fair, hosted by WWAY News Channel 3 and New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The fair, which is FREE and open to the public, will take place Tuesday, Jan. […]


Upcoming Performance and Auditions at Greenville Little Theatre

Greenville, SC – Greenville Little Theatre’s Studio 444, its alternative series, presents its fourth annual “24 Hour Play Festival” on Saturday, January 26, at 8 pm. Three short one acts will be written, rehearsed, and performed in only 24 hours! This uniquely innovative event challenges all the artists involved to […]


2013 Charlotte Motor Speedway Schedule Boasts More Entertainment Than Ever Before

Charlotte, NC Jan. 7, 2013 – Fans can expect more entertainment than ever before at Charlotte Motor Speedway in 2013 with an unprecedented lineup of events to enjoy with family and friends. The legendary complex, which also encompasses zMAX Dragway and The Dirt Track at Charlotte, has a jam-packed schedule […]