Daily Archives: December 9, 2013


Social Media Sweetheart of the Week – Shardia

Lady Cat Shardia Gallery | Lady Cat Shardia Facebook Page CHARLOTTE, NC December 9, 2013 Throughout the 13-14 season, the Bobcats are highlighting one Lady Cat each week as a Social Media Sweetheart. During the week, fans will get an inside look into the lives of these hard working ladies […]


Jeff Skinner Named NHL First Star of the Week

Winger netted five goals as Carolina won three consecutive games By Terrell Williams RALEIGH, NC December 9, 2013 – The National Hockey League today announced that Hurricanes winger Jeff Skinner has been named the league’s First Star for the week ending Dec. 8. Skinner, 21, scored five goals and earned […]


Carolina Hurricanes open road trip vs. streaking Canucks

NHL.com HURRICANES (13-12-5) at CANUCKS (17-10-5) TV: FS-CR, SNET-P VANCOUVER, CANADA December 9, 2013: Last 10: Carolina 5-4-1; Vancouver 6-2-2 Carolina Hurricanes at Vancouver Canucks Tickets Season series: This is the second of two games between the Carolina Hurricanes and Vancouver Canucks. Vancouver earned a 3-2 win against the Hurricanes […]


South Carolina Gamecocks to Face Wisconsin Badgers in Capital One Bowl

COLUMBIA, SC December 9, 2013 – South Carolina will face Wisconsin in the 2014 Capital One Bowl as announced by Florida Citrus Sports on Sunday evening. The New Year’s Day bowl will kick off at 1 p.m. ET on January 1 from Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium (65,438) and will be […]


Clemson Tigers vs Ohio State Buckeyes 2014 Discover Orange Bowl

CLEMSON, SC December 9, 2013 – Clemson will face Ohio State in the Discover Orange Bowl on Friday, January 3, 2014 at 8:30 PM at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. This will be the second time in the last three years Clemson has played in the Discover Orange […]


East Carolina Survives Scare From Mount Olive, 77-75

Pirates improve to 8-2 with 21st straight win over non-DI GREENVILLE, NC December 8, 2013 – Seven days ago, a blocked shot on a game-tying scoring attempt with seconds remaining sent East Carolina home with a two-point loss at the hands of UNC Wilmington. A week later, freshman Brandan Stith […]


Santa Paws in its 12th year!

ROANOKE ISLAND, NC December 9, 2013 – The Aquarium’s Santa Paws Tree has provided thousands of needed items generously donated by our many animal-loving friends. Now in its 12th year, the Santa Paws Tree accepts donations at the Aquarium Dec. 1-22. Donors providing 7 pounds of dog or cat food […]


Ho ho ho! “Snow” for Santa by the Sea Dec. 13

PINE KNOLL SHORES, NC December 9, 2013 – Holiday magic is bringing a highly localized blizzard to the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores. The flakes are forecast to fall from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the deck of Soundside Hall, coinciding precisely with the hours for Santa by […]


African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina: A Celebratory Guide to Music Sites, Artists and Community Traditions

RALEIGH, NC December 9, 2013 – Bill Myers, a retired educator and renowned musician in Wilson, remembers when the North Carolina Arts Council started working on a project to document the contributions of African American musicians in the eastern part of the state. African American Music Trails Reading WHEN: Wednesday, […]


2014 Johnnie Mercer’s Pier Dogfish Tournament

Wrightsville Beach, NC December 9, 2013 – Matt Johnson, owner of Johnnie Mercer’s Pier has announced that the 2014 Johnnie Mercer’s Pier Dogfish Tournament will be held on January 25, from 1pm to 8 pm at his pier in Wrightsville Beach. “People have been asking me since July what’s the […]