New Hanover County – New Hanover County officials would like to address an online news report circulating regarding the building of a private baseball stadium. “New Hanover County has not engaged in any negotiations to build a private baseball stadium,” said County Manager Chris Coudriet. “Staff has been approached by an organization who proposed an idea, but that’s the extent of it – it’s an idea – and giving an audience to such an organization isn’t out of the ordinary,” said Coudriet. New Hanover County often receives ideas regarding community issues and projects, such as the recent development ideas for the former county administration building, located at 320 Chestnut Street. New Hanover County is dedicated to advancing its mission and […]
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Rockingham, N.C. (August 28, 2012) – Rockingham Speedway will host the biggest single day of championship stock car racing in the track’s 47-year history on Saturday, Nov. 3 with the inaugural running of the “Classic 3 Championship Presented by the RCR Racing Museum.” The first-time event will feature championship-deciding races for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, UARA-Stars Late Models and Frank Kimmel Street Stock Series, all in one jam-packed afternoon of excitement on the one-mile Rockingham oval. “I’m a big believer in `Go big or go home,’” said Rockingham Speedway president Andy Hillenburg in announcing the event. “Most people would be satisfied to host the final point-counting race for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. But my first […]
New Hanover County – The Board of Elections will meet Friday, August 31, 2012 at 1 p.m. The purpose for this meeting is for the New Hanover County Board of Elections to consider the following items: Amendment to the 2012 One-Stop Implementation Plan for the November 6th Presidential Election. The plan would be amended by adding a one-stop voting location on the North Campus of Cape Fear Community College at the Applied Technologies Building. A resolution to move the pulling location for M07 from the UNCW Marine Science Center to Harbor United Methodist Church, located at 4853 Masonboro Loop Road. This move is being required by UNCW due to ongoing construction. This meeting will be held at 230 Government Center […]
Two home tournaments, visits to several familiar stops and a trio of new events comprise the 2012-13 women's golf schedule.
Jacksonville, NC – Coastal Plains Raceway Park Schedule of events for August 31 – September 1, 2012 Friday August 31st Coastal Plains Dragway Test n Tune Gates open 6:30pm Time Runs 7 – 11pm Car and Driver – $25.00 Gen admission – $5.00 (kids 12 and under free)Coastal Plains Raceway Practice Gates Open – 4pm Practice til dark Car and Driver – $25.00 Gen admission – $5.00 (kids 12 and under free) Saturday September 1st Coastal Plains Raceway Swamp Loggers plus Meet and Greet on the Front stretch Pit Gate Opens (LLM Only) @ 12pm Pit Gate Opens (all other Divisions) @ 4pm Practice Starts @ 4:30 pm Drivers Meeting @ 6:15 pm Qualifying Starts @ 6:30 pm Meet and […]
RALEIGH—The North Carolina Symphony launches the 2012/13 editions of its statewide classical concert series late next month when Resident Conductor William Henry Curry and conductor Tonu Kalam lead the orchestra in an evening of theatrical masterpiec…
(Fort Mill, SC) – The International League announced its postseason All-Star Team today and among the roster of talented players was Knights slugger Dan Johnson. Johnson, 33, was chosen as the squad's utility player. A mid-season All-Star as well, Johnson has excelled at the plate with the Knights and is among the league leaders in nearly every offensive category.
RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 27, 2012) —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding recreational boaters to be safe while having fun this Labor Day weekend, especially if alcohol is involved. “Labor Day weekend is always a busy time on the water,” said Sgt. Tim Lominac, a wildlife officer who patrols Lake Fontana and other western North Carolina waterways. “We see more night boating, more congregating of boats and more boats in general. We want boaters to enjoy their experience and that means staying safe. A boat operator must be attentive and cautious at all times. “Operating a vessel while impaired is against the law, subject to fines up to $1,000 and possible jail. It also puts you at greater risk for […]
Bryan Strickland Senior Writer CHARLOTTE – The Panthers made their decisions at kicker and punter in roster cuts Monday, awarding the jobs to a pair of young legs in kicker Justin Medlock and punter Brad Nortman while releasing veterans Olindo Mare and Nick Harris. Other moves to reduce the 90-man roster to 75 players by the 4 p.m. deadline included placing cornerback Brandon Hogan on injured reserve and moving wide receiver David Gettis to the regular-season version of the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list. The Panthers must make their final roster cuts to 53 players by Friday, the day after they conclude their preseason schedule at the Pittsburgh Steelers. “These were harder probably than a lot of years,” Panthers […]
(Fort Mill, SC) — The Knights welcomed the Syracuse Chiefs, a Washington Nationals affiliate, to Knights Stadium for the first time this season on Monday night, and Charlotte won 6-2 for their 80th win of the season. The only two times the Knights hav…