Daily Archives: February 3, 2014


Surf City Heart Association Walk Update

SURF CITY, NC Feb. 3, 2014 – Registrations continue to roll in for the Saturday, February 15th “5K Walk to Beat Heart Disease” hosted by Surf City Parks & Recreation and Eldercare. The $20 registration fee includes a shirt for this untimed event and proceeds go to American Heart Association. […]


Famous Award Winning Movies Filmed in the Carolinas

By: Elizabeth Eckhart February 3, 2014 – Anyone who is a fan of humor has heard of Johnny Knoxville and his motley crew of pranksters. What may surprise some fans, though, is that his latest film, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa — which features Knoxville participating in decidedly un-grandfatherly behavior while […]


N.C. Museum of Art Foundation Announces Winner of Second Porsche Raffle

RALEIGH, NC Feb. 3, 2014 – The North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation is pleased to announce that Tom and Patricia Martin are the winners of the Museum’s second Porsche raffle. The Martins win a sapphire blue metallic 2014 Boxster S. The raffle was held in conjunction with the Museum’s […]


Wildlife Commission Seeks Public Input for Pond Mountain, Three Top Mountain and Needmore Game Lands Management Plans

WEST JEFFERSON, NC Feb. 3, 2014 — The N.C.Wildlife Resources Commission is holding two public meetings this month to seek input in developing management plans for three of its western North Carolina game lands. The first meeting,scheduled for Feb. 17, will be held at the Ashe County Arts Council Building, […]


Group Tickets for 2014 Triple-A All-Sart Game Now on Sale

Parties of 20 or More Can Now Purchase Blocks of Tickets or Reserve Picnic Areas for All-Star Game and Home Run Derby DURHAM, NC Feb. 3, 2014 – The International League Champion Durham Bulls have placed group tickets and picnic areas for the 2014 Triple-A All-Star Game and Home Run […]


Grape Growers Conference Brings Steep-Slope Viticulture and Wine Making Specialists to Madison County

MARSHALL, NC Feb. 3, 2014 – On Tuesday, February 25, 2014, the Sustainable Appalachian Viticulture Institute, the French Broad Vignerons, and the Jewel of the Blue Ridge Vineyard will host the 4th Annual Grape Growers Conference at the Madison County Cooperative Extension Office in Marshall NC. Come to the all-day […]


Concord sweeps doubleheader from SAU Softball

By: Troy Baranik Box Score 1 Box Score 2 Laurinburg, NC Feb. 3, 2014 – The St. Andrews University softball team lost in heartbreaking fashion in their opening game of the season Sunday afternoon as the Lady Knights gave up 4 runs in the top of the 7th inning to fall […]


2014 Paradise Jam tournament teams announced

2014 Ezybonds U.S. Virgin Islands PARADISE JAM BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT fields announced SEATTLE, WA Feb. 3, 2014: Men’s Tournament- The tournament directors at Basketball Travelers Inc. officially announce the 2014 fields of the Ezybonds Global Payments U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam.  The eight NCAA division I men’s basketball teams participating in […]


Clemson Women’s Basketball Headed to Paradise Jam in 2014-15

SEATTLE, WA Feb. 3, 2014 – The Clemson women’s basketball team will play in the 2014 EZYBONDS U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam next season, as announced by Basketball Travelers on Monday. The 15th annual women’s tournament will take place Nov. 27-29, the week of Thanksgiving, the week after the men’s […]


Greiner & Pankake Earn Preseason All-America Honors From Baseball America

Both rated among Top 50 juniors in the country COLUMBIA, SC Feb. 3, 2014 – Junior catcher Grayson Greiner and junior infielder Joey Pankake earned third-team Preseason All-America honors from Baseball America. The Gamecocks, ranked No. 7 in the nation by Baseball America, begin the 2014 season on Friday, Feb. […]