Daily Archives: September 10, 2013


San Diego Country Club to host 2017 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship

FAR HILLS, NJ September 10, 2013 – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced San Diego Country Club, in Chula Vista, Calif., as the host site of the 2017 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship. The dates of the championship are Aug. 7-13. “The USGA is very happy to return to […]


Gullah Geechee Commission Accepts Applications for NC Alternate Commissioner

Charleston, SC September 10, 2013 – The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission (GGCHCC), in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS) and the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) for the states of South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina, is accepting applications for the vacancy of one SHPO Alternate […]


N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport Examines “Blockade Running: A Necessary Evil”

SOUTHPORT, NC September 10, 2013 – President Abraham Lincoln called for a blockade of all ports within the seceded states April 19, 1860. An exhibit examining the stealthy vessels and skillful captains who worked to circumvent that strategy will open at 6 p.m. Oct. 5, at the N.C. Maritime Museum […]


Carquest, Worldpac to sponsor Riggs, No. 92 Chevy at Chicagoland

Cerro Gordo, NC September 10, 2013 –  After a 12-year separation, Carquest is reuniting with driver Scott Riggs in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS). Carquest, along with sister company Worldpac, will serve as primary sponsors for the Ricky Benton Racing (RBR) Enterprises No. 92 Chevrolet Silverado in Friday’s […]


PGA Golfer Rory McIlroy Challenged Gary Woodland in Driving Event To Kick Off BMW Championship Week

2013 BMW Championship Play Runs from September 12 – September 15 at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, IL.   Woodcliff Lake, NJ September 10, 2013 – The 2013 BMW Championship kicked off on Tuesday, September 10 when PGA golfer and defending champion Rory Mcllroy competed in a driving […]


Clemson Tigers Ranked Ninth Nationally in Men’s Soccer

CLEMSON, SC September 10, 2013 – The Clemson men’s soccer team, off to its best start since the 2006 season, is ranked ninth nationally according to the Soccer America poll released Tuesday afternoon.  The Tigers are ranked 15th in the topdrawer.com soccer poll.  In the National Soccer Coaches of America […]


Drivers Looking for Fast Start to Countdown When NHRA Carolina Nationals Visit zMAX Dragway

Charlotte, NC September 10, 2013 – With just six races comprising the NHRA Countdown to the Championship, drivers know the importance of getting off to a good start when they return to zMAX Dragway for the NHRA Carolina Nationals, Sept 13-15. The first of the six-race playoffs for drag racing’s […]


Give the Gift of Life at the Aquarium

Roanoke Island, NC September 10, 2013 – Give the gift of life Thursday, Oct. 10, from 1-6 p.m. during the annual American Red Cross Blood Drive at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island. Donors meet Count Sharkula and can tour the Aquarium, as well has have a chance to […]


North Carolina State Capitol Hosts Architectural Details Photography Workshop Sept. 28

RALEIGH, NC September 10, 2013 – Explore the historic North Carolina State Capitol with your camera and an eye for detail in the latest skill workshop offered by the State Capitol historic site. Raleigh photographer Joe Barta IV will introduce beginning to intermediate photographers to techniques and tips to create unique […]


Mike Wright Named Orioles Minor League Pitcher-of-the-Year

Wright’s Professional Stats GREENVILLE, NC September 10, 2013 – Former East Carolina pitcher Mike Wright received the Baltimore Orioles Jim Palmer Minor League Pitcher-of-the-Year Award the organization announced Sunday. The right-hander from Laurinburg, N.C. made 26 starts for Double-A Bowie where he posted an 11-3 record with a 3.26 ERA, […]