Opening Night at the DBAP Slated for Monday, April 8th – The Durham Bulls today announce their home schedule for the 2013 International League season. After opening the season on the road, the Bulls kick off their 72-game home slate on Monday, April 8th against the Gwinnett Braves. The home schedule concludes on Tuesday, August 27th, with the Bulls then closing out the regular season on the road. The Bulls will once again host a home game on the Fourth of July, when the division rival Norfolk Tides visit the DBAP for a two game series on July 4 and 5. The Pawtucket Red Sox, Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, return to Durham for a weekend series on […]
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Raleigh, NC – Award winning poet, professor and advocate for literacy, Joseph Bathanti, of Vilas, has been named North Carolina’s Poet Laureate by Governor Bev Perdue. “Joseph Bathanti is an award-winning poet and novelist with a robust commitment to social causes. He first came to North Carolina to work in the VISTA program and has taught writing workshops in prisons for 35 years,” Perdue said. “As North Carolina’s new Poet Laureate he plans to work with veterans to share their stories through poetry — a valuable and generous project.” North Carolina’s seventh poet laureate, Bathanti will be installed during a public celebration scheduled Thursday, Sept. 20 at 4:30 p.m. at the State Capitol. The event is free. He succeeds Cathy […]
Senior Hunter Ridge was named second-team Coastal Plain League All-Star for the Asheboro Copperheads.
Raleigh, NC – As part of Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum Week, U.S. Congressman David E. Price toured the major exhibit The Story of North Carolina at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh on Tuesday, Aug. 28. Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum Week was launched this year by the American Association of Museums to emphasize the vital contributions of museums to our nation. Price, who represents Fourth District North Carolina, was impressed with The Story of North Carolina, the largest exhibit ever produced at the N.C. Museum of History. “It’s really extensive,” said the congressman about the exhibit covering more than 14,000 years of North Carolina history, from the state’s earliest inhabitants through the 20th century. “It’s […]
Top-seed Orlando hosts Wilmington, while Charleston visits Rochester TAMPA, Fla. – The USL PRO Playoffs continue this weekend with No. 1-seed Orlando City and No. 2-seed the Rochester Rhinos joining the fray after their bye into the semifinals. The defending champion Lions will host the No. 5-seed Wilmington Hammerheads, while the Rhinos will host the No. 3-seed Charleston Battery, with both games set for Friday night. Orlando will be playing only its second game since August 3 when it hosts the Hammerheads at the Florida Citrus Bowl at 7:30 p.m. ET, with the Lions’ last outing a 1-1 draw in their season finale against the Dayton Dutch Lions on August 17. The Lions were able to rest and recuperate […]
(Fort Mill, SC) – Earlier today, the Chicago White Sox announced a flurry of moves affecting the roster of the International League South Division Champion Charlotte Knights. The White Sox purchased the contract of catcher Hector Gimenez and infielder …
Will Run Statewide Starting Saturday, September 1 Raleigh, N.C. – Today, the McCrory campaign released its latest TV ad, entitled “Math,” which will begin airing statewide on broadcast and cable systems on Saturday, September 1, 2012. TRANSCRIPT: PERSON 1: You know, there are more than four hundred thousand North Carolinians out of work right now. PERSON 2: That’s more than the populations of Asheville, Shelby, Burlington, Chapel Hill, Jacksonville and Wilmington combined. PERSON 1: Good math. PERSON 2: Bad deal. PERSON 1: Need someone new, an outsider. PERSON 2: McCrory. PERSON 1: McCrory.. PERSON 2: Pass the barbecue sauce … Paid for the the Pat McCrory Committee PO Box 98027 Raleigh, NC 27624 | 919-324-3622
Raleigh, N.C. — This fall the North Carolina Museum of Art presents Edvard Munch: Symbolism in Print, an exhibition highlighting 26 of the renowned artist’s haunting prints in a variety of graphic media—etchings, drypoints, woodcuts, and lithogra…
Charlotte, NC – When the Panthers meet the Steelers Thursday night for their preseason finale, it’ll be a chance for players fighting for the final roster spots to get extensive playing time and end the exhibition schedule on a high note. And starters or not, preseason or not, the Steelers embody a particular brand of football. “You’re talking about not just who they are as Steelers players,” Rivera said, “but the scheme.” Rivera, a former linebacker and defensive coordinator, has plenty of respect for Pittsburgh’s defensive prowess under coordinator Dick LeBeau. “LaBeau is one of the all-time great coordinators in this league,” Rivera said. “This will be a real good challenge for our young guys, because they will be going […]
Prepare to be scared! Cary, NC – A Reel-ly Scary Cary is back for another horror-ific year at Koka Booth Amphitheatre! From October 23 – 27 horror movie enthusiasts are invited to attend this REEL-LY SCARY event. The towering pines at the Booth provide the perfect setting for spine tingling chills as patrons thrill to some of the most frightening classics on the big screen. Moonlight sets the stage for the horror to begin at the region’s most popular venue. Movie tickets are just $3 and patrons can bring a blanket or chair as the spacious lawn at Booth Amphitheatre is transformed in to an outdoor movie theatre. While kids 12 and under are free, parents may want to review […]