Daily Archives: August 18, 2014


This Week on Pleasure Island (Aug. 18-24, 2014)

CAROLINA BEACH, NC August 18, 2014 – As the summer approaches Labor Day, Pleasure Island has another great week of FREE activities for your vacationing and leisure-time fulfillment. There is always something for everyone on our little slice of paradise. Please plan to join us for Thursday nights’ FREE concert […]


NC Aquariums – Ask the Aquarium – mole crabs

PINE KNOLL SHORES, NC August 18, 2014: Q. My kids like catching those little gray, bug-like things in the sand where the waves break on the beach. Sometimes we find them and sometimes we don’t. We’ve heard them called sand fleas. Can you tell us what they are? A. Those […]


Caitlin Hite Garners Preseason All-American Conference Nod

East Carolina picked to finish eighth GREENVILLE, NC August 18, 2014 – East Carolina University sophomore women’s soccer player Caitlin Hite was one of 11 players named to The American’s preseason all-conference team, according to an announcement by the league office Monday afternoon. As a freshman in 2013, Hite became […]


Vernon Hamilton Named Graduate Manager for Tiger Basketball

Hamilton Returns to Alma Mater as Graduate Manager   CLEMSON, SC August 18, 2014 — One of Clemson’s most renowned defensive players is returning to the program as a staff member. Vernon Hamilton has joined the Tigers as a graduate manager, the school announced today. Hamilton is Clemson’s career and […]


South Carolina Gamecocks Host Elon in Second 2014 Men’s Soccer Exhibition

Kickoff set for Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at Stone Stadium COLUMBIA, SC August 18, 2014 – South Carolina continues its preparation for the 2014 regular season with a 7 p.m. exhibition against Elon at Stone Stadium on Tuesday. Admission is free for all fans to the final home scrimmage […]


US Senior Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying Results from Duke University Golf Club

DURHAM, NC August 18, 2014 – Final results from U.S. Senior Amateur Championship sectional qualifying hosted by Duke University Golf Club in Durham, NC on Monday, August 18, 2014 (6585 yards, par 36-36—72, Rating: 71.8/134). Four qualifying spots and two alternate positions were available at this qualifying site. Gary Robinson […]


South Carolina Gamecocks Football Single Game Tickets On Sale

General Public Tickets Available for Five Home Games COLUMBIA, SC August 18, 2014 – Single game football tickets for five University of South Carolina home football games are on sale now to the general public. Get Great Seats: South Carolina Gamecocks Football (SEC Football) Fans can purchase single game tickets […]


Macy's Hosts Ninth Annual Shop for a Cause

MACY’S HOSTS NINTH ANNUAL “SHOP FOR A CAUSE” ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 23 AND CUSTOMERS SAVE STOREWIDE Macy’s offers customers a one-day 25 percent discount with a $5 donation to March of Dimes   RALEIGH, NC August 18, 2014 – Macy’s and the March of Dimes invites customers to participate in […]


Kailen Sheridan Selected to Preseason All-ACC Team

CLEMSON, SC August 18, 2014 – Sophomore goalkeeper Kailen Sheridan was named to the Preseason All-ACC Women’s Soccer Team as announced by the conference office on Monday. The 11-member preseason all-conference team was selected by a vote of the league’s head coaches. Sheridan, a native of Whitby, Ontario, was a […]


Join Federation Advocate Mike Giles on a Rich Inlet Exploration

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC August 17, 2014 – The N.C. Coastal Federation along with Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours Inc. will sponsor two boat trips with the federation’s Coastal Advocate Mike Giles and Capt. Joe Abbate to explore Rich Inlet and the Lea Island complex of shoals and sandbars north of Figure […]