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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson is the founder and Editor of Beach Carolina Magazine. Living along the coast of North Carolina, Mike has a passion for the beach and loves to bring news and events of the Carolinas to others around the world.

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NBA Playoffs: Keys to Game 1 Charlotte Bobcats vs Miami Heat

NBA Playoffs: Keys to Game 1 Charlotte Bobcats vs Miami Heat

By Jace Darling, bobcats.com April 18, 2014 Chat Live against Miami | Video: Cats vs Heat Playoff Preview After finishing the season with the franchise’s second-best record ever (43-39) the Bobcats were rewarded with their second trip to the NBA Playoffs. The 10th and final season of the Bobcats has been one of the most exciting and competitive teams this franchise has ever put on the floor. The excitement starts at the top. During the offseason, President of Basketball Operations Rod Higgins and General Manager Rich Cho worked tirelessly to hire a new coach in Steve Clifford, as well as bring in arguably the greatest free agent signing in club history, Al Jefferson. Not to mention re-signing a core of […]

Big Al Jefferson Back-to-Back Player of the Month

Big Al Jefferson Back-to-Back Player of the Month

Jefferson Averaged 24.5 Points and 14.3 Rebounds To Lead Bobcats To NBA’s Best Record in April Al Jefferson Player Page | Game Recaps Charlotte, NC April 18, 2014 – The NBA announced today that Bobcats center Al Jefferson has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Month for games played in April. Jefferson, who led the Bobcats to an NBA-best 7-1 record, earns his second consecutive Player of the Month award and becomes the first center to receive the honor in back-to-back months since Dwight Howard did so in November and December of 2007. Jefferson saw action in all eight games in the month, averaging 24.5 points on .532 shooting (84-158), 14.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 37.9 minutes played. […]

Bobcats 2014 NBA Playoffs Schedule; Charlotte Opens at Miami on Sunday at 3:30 p.m.

Bobcats 2014 NBA Playoffs Schedule; Charlotte Opens at Miami on Sunday at 3:30 p.m.

BOBCATS TO OPEN 2014 NBA PLAYOFFS IN MIAMI ON SUNDAY AT 3:30 PM; CHARLOTTE HOSTS FIRST HOME PLAYOFF GAME  ON SATURDAY, APRIL 26 AT 7 PM Bobcats First-Round Playoff Tickets On Sale Now at Bobcats.com, Time Warner Cable Arena Box Office, All Ticketmaster Locations or by Calling 1-800-4NBA-TIX  CHARLOTTE, NC April 17, 2014 – The Charlotte Bobcats 2014 NBA Playoffs schedule was announced today by the NBA. The No. 7-seeded Bobcats will play the No. 2-seeded Miami Heat in a best-of-seven first-round series in the Eastern Conference Playoffs. The Bobcats 2014 Playoffs, presented by Novant Health, Papa John’s and Sprite, will be the franchise’s second postseason appearance and first since 2010. Game 1 of the Bobcats-Heat series will be Sunday, […]

Airlie Gardens Welcomes Spring with Concert Series Line-up Announcement

Airlie Gardens Welcomes Spring with Concert Series Line-up Announcement

WILMINGTON, NC April 16, 2014 – Airlie Gardens has unveiled its slate of musical performers for the 2014 Summer Concert Series. True to tradition, a concert will take place every first and third Friday of the month from May until September. Along with returning favorites, though, this year’s program will offer several new local acts, including the series’ first ever country and first ever reggae bands. “Every year around this time, the entire Airlie staff starts getting so excited for the coming months – the warm months – particularly for these great concerts to take place,” Airlie Gardens’ Development Manager Janine Powell said. “We are even more excited this year because we know the new offerings will not only draw […]

RailHawks and Capitol Broadcasting Company Expand Broadcast Partnership

RailHawks and Capitol Broadcasting Company Expand Broadcast Partnership

Voice of the RailHawks Dean Linke returns for 8th season with John Bouille CARY, NC April 15, 2014 – The Carolina RailHawks in partnership with Capitol Broadcasting Company  will broadcast six home games live on television channel WRAL2.  In addition, all RailHawks home games will be broadcast over the radio on 99.9HD-3 The Ticket.  The stream of The Ticket is also available on WRALSportsFan.com.  Special games including marquee U.S. Open Cup home games and additional exhibition games will also likely be broadcast on the aforementioned Capital Broadcasting Company outlets. WRAL2 is available to viewers over the air on channel 5.2 and on Time Warner Cable digital channel 106.  The first match available for the at home fan’s viewing pleasure will […]

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Bikers for Bruce Hemmingway Fundraising Festival

Bikers for Bruce Hemmingway Fundraising Festival

WILMINGTON, NC April 15th, 2014 – Bruce Hemmingway was riding home on his motorcycle on April 12, 2013.  The driver of a van was Texting while driving and did not yield the right of way.  Despite the fact that Bruce was wearing his helmet, he suffered spinal cord injuries and is currently a quadriplegic with his life forever changed. Bikers for Bruce, A Fundraising Festival will be held on Sunday, June 22, 2014.  100% of the proceeds will go to Bruce and Vicki Hemmingway to help with physical therapy and rehabilitation so that Bruce may walk again. The day will begin with registration at Logan’s Roadhouse located in Jacksonville, NC from 11-12 and at Fat Tony’s Pub in Wilmington, NC […]

Fluor Field to Host HBCU Classic Presented by Michelin, N.A. on Friday

Fluor Field to Host HBCU Classic Presented by Michelin, N.A. on Friday

First pitch at 7:00 PM between Benedict College and Paine College Greenville, SC April 16, 2014 – On Friday, April 18th, the Drive and Michelin will join forces to pay tribute to a man that has made the most significant impact on the game of baseball – Jackie Robinson – with the 6th Annual HBCU Classic at Fluor Field. This special game will begin at 7 PM, when the Benedict College Tigers will take on the Paine College Lions. Both schools are recognized Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).  Tickets are $8 for open seating in the box seats, with 25% of the proceeds going to support the colleges’ athletic programs. “Jackie Robinson did so much for the game of […]

NC Aquarium Earth Day Party for the Planet

NC Aquarium Earth Day Party for the Planet

PINE KNOLL SHORES, NC April 14, 2014 – The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores offers a personal touch to make the conservation connection at the annual Crystal Coast Earth Day Festival this Saturday. The Aquarium’s traveling touch tanks put live animals such as sea stars and horseshoe crabs at your fingertips during the event, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fort Macon State Park visitor center. Also enjoy live music by Gumbo Lily and fun, hands-on activities for children. More than 20 organizations annually join together for the observance, which is free. The Aquarium continues its celebration with a week-long Party for the Planet through April 26, emphasizing green places and spaces. Look for helpful displays among the […]

Hilton Head Island Chamber Bike & Dine Week Returns

Hilton Head Island Chamber Bike & Dine Week Returns

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC April 14, 2014 – May is national biking month and Chamber Bike & Dine Week, presented by the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, April 28 through May 4th, offers bicycling enthusiasts the opportunity to enjoy fantastic cuisine island-wide. Now in its second year, Chamber Bike & Dine Week, sponsored by Coligny Plaza, celebrates the island’s ranking among the nation’s best destinations for biking and fine dining. Participating restaurants will offer Bike & Dine Week menus to patrons arriving by bike along with special dining offers. With a full line-up of events, Chamber Bike & Dine Week celebrates the island’s bicycle friendly setting with  lunch meet-ups at Bomboras Grill during the week and Saturday’s free bike ride.  […]

Darlington Raceway Announces Plans to Honor its History and Shape its Future

Darlington Raceway Announces Plans to Honor its History and Shape its Future

The Track “Too Tough To Tame” Embraces the Past, Present and Future of NASCAR DARLINGTON, SC April 12, 2014 – It all started in the fall of 1949, when a crisp breeze toyed with the loose soil of an old cotton field on the west side of rural Darlington, South Carolina.  Harold Brasington saw more than just dirt dancing around that patch of land. He saw the future.  He saw Darlington Raceway. Today, Darlington Raceway is a place of history, where fans reminisce about the past, while creating lasting memories of the present.  Where NASCAR legends were born and the youth of NASCAR dream about making their mark on the famed walls of The Lady in Black. Celebrating its roots […]