Daily Archives: February 20, 2014

Wilmington Hammerheads Announce Preseason Schedule

Wilmington, NC Feb. 20, 2014 – Wilmington Hammerheads FC released their preseason schedule today, kicking off their first match on the road versus the Charleston Battery on Tuesday, March 11 at 2:00 p.m. at Blackbaud Stadium; there is no charge for parking or admission. The Hammerheads will host one preseason […]

Albino Alligator Makes a Move

KURE BEACH, NC Feb. 20, 2014 – A toothy resident of the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher moved to new digs in mid-February and acquired a few new roommates, too. Luna, an albino alligator, still makes her home at the popular attraction, but now resides in the habitat traditionally reserved […]

N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher recognized as Green Travel Attraction

KURE BEACH, NC Feb. 20, 2014 – The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher is recognized as a green travel attraction by the NC GreenTravel Initiative.  The Aquarium received the highest level of recognition, a three dogwood flower rating,  for its commitment to the environment and conservation. From utilities to purchasing, education […]

Bentonville’s 149th Anniversary “Forced to Fight” Free Event March 15-16

FOUR OAKS, NC Feb. 20, 2014 – The Confederacy was nearly always short on man-power. By 1864, the desperate need for soldiers led to teenagers and men in their 50s being forced into military service. Younger and older recruits, along with others who had avoided the draft, often were given […]

Twin Rivers Quilters Exhibition Stitches Together Folk Art, History

NEW BERN, NC Feb. 20, 2014 – The Twin Rivers Quilters Guild Exhibition will open at Tryon Palace’s Duffy Gallery this Friday, Feb. 21. Highlighting the convergence of memories, history, and craft through quilting, this beautifully-pieced show features locally-made quilts, and is free to the public. For over almost 200 […]

International soccer coming to Bank of America Stadium

CHARLOTTE, NC Feb. 20, 2014 – Bank of America Stadium’s first major event following stadium enhancements will feature two of the world’s most recognizable European soccer clubs. Tickets: Liverpool FC vs. AC Milan Liverpool FC will play AC Milan on Saturday, August 2 at 6:30 p.m. as part of the […]

March into Spring at the Historical Society of Topsail Island

MARCH INTO SPRING at the HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF TOPSAIL ISLAND! TOPSAIL BEACH, NC Feb. 20, 2014 – Please join us for lunch at the HSTI Assembly Building on THURSDAY, MARCH 13th, 2014 at 11:30am. Our guest speaker will be Ms. Ann Bokelman. Ms. Bokelman will discuss the history of “The […]

On Being Relentless – Update from the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary

by Captain Peter Hammarstedt, The Bob Barker SOUTHERN OCEAN Feb. 20, 2014 – With all three Sea Shepherd ships refueled, resupplied, and all three still tail-free, the second leg of Operation Relentless continues with the Sea Shepherd Fleet on track for delivering a record year of lives saved. To sum […]

Tori Amos announces Durham date on Unrepentant Geraldines Tour

Tori Amos TO RELEASE UNREPENTANT GERALDINES MAY 13TH ON MERCURY CLASSICS/UNIVERSAL MUSIC CLASSICS WORLD TOUR INCLUDES DPAC DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AUGUST 20 Tori Amos is set to release her brand new studio album, Unrepentant Geraldines, May 13th in the U.S. on Mercury Classics/Universal Music Classics. Unrepentant Geraldines is pop/rock in both content […]