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High-Flying TORC Series Racing Returns to The Dirt Track at Charlotte

High-Flying TORC Series Racing Returns to The Dirt Track at Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC April 21, 2014 – TORC: The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL, the popular Baja-style off-road truck racing series, will return to The Dirt Track at Charlotte April 25-26 with the Husqvarna Showdown. The TORC series includes popular drivers Jessie and Jarit Johnson, brothers to NASCAR star Jimmie Johnson, Arie Luyendyk Jr., and father and son duo, Johnny and CJ Greaves. Drivers push the limits over jump filled natural terrain tracks in two- or four-wheel drive trucks built to race. With unrivalled action, TORC bridges the gap between extreme sports and traditional racing with an edge not found in other forms of motorsports. The radical obstacles at The Dirt Track will offer genuine racing excitement that will have fans […]

USGA Announces “Open For All” Fan Programming To Amplify Historic 2014 U.S. Open Championships

USGA Announces “Open For All” Fan Programming To Amplify Historic 2014 U.S. Open Championships

New Experiential and Online Fan Engagement to Run Through Championship Weeks VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, NC April 21, 2014 – As part of its commitment to make golf more accessible and enjoyable, the United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced “Open For All”, a series of beyond-the-gates experiential initiatives surrounding this year’s historic back-to-back U.S. Open Championships. The fun and interactive events have been designed to attract new audiences and celebrate golf fans’ connection to the game. The U.S. Open Championships will be held in consecutive weeks at Pinehurst No. 2 in the Village of Pinehurst, N.C. The 114th U.S. Open will take place June 12-15, followed by the 69th U.S. Women’s Open Championship, June 19-22. Three primary elements will define […]

NBA Playoffs: Charlotte Bobcats Can’t Grab Game 1

NBA Playoffs: Charlotte Bobcats Can’t Grab Game 1

By Shane Skeary bobcats.com MIAMI, FL April 20, 2014 88vs.99 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FLA 1 2 3 4 CHA 23 19 23 23 88 MIA 19 30 23 27 99 Preview | Boxscore | Chat Replay | Game Gallery THE RESULT Kemba Walker led the Cats with a team-high 20 points and Al Jefferson had a double-double (18 points, 10 rebounds), but Charlotte couldn’t hang on to open up the franchise’s second-ever playoff series, falling, 99-88, to the Miami Heat on April 20 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. TURNING POINTS After being outscored by Miami, 30-16, in the second quarter and trailing, 49-42, at half, the Cats fought their way back in the third quarter on […]

Onslow County Board of Commissioners’ Meeting April 23, 2014 includes Dixon Middle School Project

Onslow County Board of Commissioners’ Meeting April 23, 2014 includes Dixon Middle School Project

ONSLOW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS’ MEETING April 23, 2014 Jacksonville City Hall, Council Chambers 815 New Bridge Street, Jacksonville, NC 7:00 PM REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER – Chairman Paul Buchanan PRAYER FOLLOWED BY A MOMENT OF SILENCE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Mr. David B. Cotton, Deputy County Manager, will lead the audience and the Board in the Pledge of Allegiance. ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF ELECTED OFFICIALS PRESENT CHAIRMAN’S REMARKS We ask that all in attendance please set your cell phones to silent or vibrate mode. The Board offers the public two opportunities to speak during the meeting. Comments during the first public comment period should be limited to three minutes each and must be directly issue- oriented with the agenda items […]

Shawn Morimando Strong in Win over Frederick

Shawn Morimando Strong in Win over Frederick

By Darren Headrick / Carolina Mudcats (919-269-2287/mudcatsradio@carolinamudcats.com) ZEBULON, NC April 20, 2014 —Shawn Morimando looked stout over six innings as the Carolina Mudcats beat the Frederick Keys 6-1 on Sunday afternoon at Five County Stadium. Alex Monsalve drove in a season-high three runs and the Mudcats (9-7) snapped the Keys’ winning streak at four games. Morimando (2-0) held Frederick (7-9) to one run on six hits. The left-hander was locked in from the opening pitch as he struck out five without a walk. His only blemish was a solo home run by Creede Simpson with two out in the fourth. Parker Bridwell (0-2) was spotty in the losing decision for Frederick. The right-hander allowed four runs on four hits with […]

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Western Wake Music Fest this Sunday at Booth Amphitheatre!

Western Wake Music Fest this Sunday at Booth Amphitheatre!

WESTERN WAKE FEST TO FEATURE OUTSTANDING HIGH SCHOOL TALENT   CARY, NC April 21, 2014 – The Western Wake Music Fest brings together extraordinary talent from four local Western Wake County High School music programs. Support the arts in your community and bring a picnic to Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre on Sunday, April 27th, from 4 – 8 p.m. to enjoy this entertaining and FREE event!  Guests are sure to tap their feet to the stylings of the jazz ensembles from Cary, Green Hope, Panther Creek and Athens Drive high schools.  For that relaxing vibe, the sounds of the Athens Drive Strings Orchestra are just the thing for a lazy Sunday.  In a special highlight concert-goers will be treated experience the […]

Old Crow Medicine Show announce Raleigh & Charlotte dates

Old Crow Medicine Show announce Raleigh & Charlotte dates

OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW   WITH SPECIAL GUEST SHOVELS & ROPE   AUGUST 20 – RED HAT AMPHITHEATER RALEIGH   AUGUST 21 – UPTOWN AMPHITHEATRE CHARLOTTE OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW will play Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh on August 20 & Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte on August 21.   Tickets go on sale Friday April 25 at 10am at LiveNation.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, or charge by phone 800-745-3000.   Tickets for the August 20 Raleigh show will also be available at Duke Energy Center box office and Belk box office at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre.   Tickets for the August 21 Charlotte show will also be available at The Fillmore Charlotte box office.   For more information go to livenation.com.   # # […]

Kings of Leon announce fall tour coming to Charlotte and Raleigh

Kings of Leon announce fall tour coming to Charlotte and Raleigh

KINGS OF LEON 2014 MECHANICAL BULL TOUR   WITH SPECIAL GUESTS YOUNG THE GIANT & KONGOS   SEPTEMBER 16 – PNC MUSIC PAVILION CHARLOTTE (FORMERLY VERIZON WIRELESS AMPHITHEATRE)   SEPTEMBER 17 – WALNUT CREEK AMPHITHEATRE RALEIGH Kings Of Leon announced the third leg to their 2014 MECHANICAL BULL TOUR. Produced and promoted by Live Nation, the band will kick off the summer amphitheater tour on Thursday, July 31 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in St. Louis, Mo. Joining Kings Of Leon on select dates this summer will be Young The Giant and Kongos. Tickets for the general public go on sale starting Friday, April 25 through the Live Nation mobile app and at www.livenation.com.   KINGS OF LEON will bring their […]

Maxwell’s Summer Soulstice Tour to play Durham & Charleston this summer

Maxwell’s Summer Soulstice Tour to play Durham & Charleston this summer

MAXWELL SUMMER SOULSTICE TOUR   SATURDAY JULY 26 – DPAC – DURHAM JULY 29 – NORTH CHARLESTON PERFORMING ARTS CENTER   MAXWELL will bring his Summer Soulstice Tour to DPAC Durham on Saturday July 26 & the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on July 29.   Tickets go on sale Friday April 25 at 10am at Ticketmaster.com, venue box offices, all Ticketmaster outlets, or charge by phone 800-745-3000. Maxwell, the platinum soul star known for his show-stopping performances, has announced the 35+ date “Summer Soulstice” tour this June, July and August, his first major dates since 2010. In concert, the singer and songwriter is lauded for his impeccable vocals, his connection to his audience and the sheer physicality of his […]

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 […]