Daily Archives: August 5, 2013


David Albert Joins North Carolina Symphony as Director of Education

RALEIGH, NC August 5, 2013 – David Albert joins the North Carolina Symphony today as Director of Education.  “I am delighted to welcome Dave to the staff of North Carolina Symphony,” said Symphony President and CEO Sandi Macdonald.  “His experience as a musician and music educator make him uniquely qualified […]


Aquarium admission free for kids on National Night Out Aug. 6

Pine Knoll Shores, NC August 5, 2013 – Celebrate National Night Out on Aug. 6 with the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores and the Town of Pine Knoll Shores. The Aquarium stays open late and offers free admission for kids 12 and under, from 5 p.m. to 8 […]


Marlins Drop Final Game of the Season by a Score of 3-1 at Big Rock Stadium

Morehead City, NC August 5, 2013 – The Morehead City Marlins dropped their final game of the season by a score of 3-1 at Big Rock Stadium on a beautiful Monday night in Morehead City, N.C. The Sharks jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the top half of the […]


East Carolina Pirates Take One Step Closer To Full Pads

Preseason Camp Notebook No. 4 Offensive Line Highlights GREENVILLE, NC August 5, 2013 – Head Coach Ruffin McNeill guided East Carolina through its fourth workout of the fall Monday morning with a two-and-a-half hour session in shoulder pads at Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex. Under clear skies, […]


Allisen Corpuz Leads After First Round of Qualifying at U.S. Women’s Amateur

CHARLESTON, SC August 5, 2013 – With the day’s only sub-par round of 2-under 69, Allisen Corpuz sits atop the leader board following Monday’s first round of stroke play in the 2013 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, being conducted at the par-71 Country Club of Charleston. Seven players trail Corpuz, of […]


The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission Currently Seeking an Executive Director

Charleston, SC August 4, 2013 – The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission (GGCHCC) is currently looking for an Executive Director of the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor (GGCHC). Reporting to the Commission, the Executive Director will have responsibility for the professional leadership and management of the organization; execute all […]


Surf City to start up Middle School Volleyball

SURF CITY, NC August 5, 2013 – Beginning September 7,  Surf City Parks & Recreation will initiate an indoor volleyball league for Middle School age participants.  Matches will be played for 8 weeks, from 9 – 11 am on Saturdays  in the Surf City Community Room gym, utilizing NCHSAA rules. […]


Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital News

And last but certainly not least… Karina Monroe This is not Karina’s first time at the rodeo, so to speak. This 2013 graduate of Chowan University in Murfreesboro, NC cut her sea turtle teeth in Costa Rica. In 2005 Karina, who has “always loved sea turtles” spent time at a […]


Wahine Classic Attracts Local and East Coast Surfer Girls

Wrightsville Beach, NC August 4, 2013 – Julia and Madeline Eckel are quintessential Wrightsville Beach wahines, (wa-hee-nees), a Polynesian word meaning surfer girls. The Eckel sisters have only to cross South Lumina Avenue to surf Wrightsville’s waves but as members of the Eastern Surfing Association (ESA), Julia 13 and Madeline […]