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Baptists Get It Together in Greenville, 1830

Baptists Get It Together in Greenville, 1830

RALEIGH, NC March 26, 2014 – On March 26, 1830, the North Carolina Baptist State Convention was organized at a home in Greenville. The organization had its roots in the North Carolina Baptist Missionary Society, formed in 1811 as an outlet for planning missionary work. It eventually came to be known as the Benevolent Society. The founders of the Baptist State Convention created two other related institutions once the convention was operational. The statewide Baptist newspaper, the Biblical Recorder, was established in 1833, and Wake Forest College came into existence the following year. The Baptist Female University, now Meredith College, opened with the convention’s support in 1899. Today, the Baptist State Convention offers an outlet for cooperative missionary work as […]

Room with a View for Loggerheads

Room with a View for Loggerheads

KURE BEACH, NC March 26, 2014 – A renovation and expansion of the sea turtle exhibit at the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher offers juvenile loggerhead turtles a larger space to swim and grow and offers visitors a more engaging experience. The new display includes three areas: a life-sized bronze sea turtle sculpture perfect for family photo opportunities, a sea turtle swim area and a visual conservation message. Visitors can talk with an aquarium educator about sea turtles learning more about nesting behaviors, facts about the threatened animals and more. An education wall with conservation take-aways also encourages beach visitors to think about their own actions to protect sea turtles. Something as simple like filling in holes and sand castle […]

Cruelties of War: Causalities and Medicine of the Civil War Program at Bennett Place March 29-30

Cruelties of War: Causalities and Medicine of the Civil War Program at Bennett Place March 29-30

DURHAM, NC March 25, 2014 – More than 35,000 North Carolina soldiers and civilians were among the 700,000 soldiers and civilians, Union and Confederate, who perished during the Civil War. More deaths were due to disease than to injuries sustained in battle. Bennett Place State Historic Site will present“Cruelties of War: Casualties and Medicine of the Civil War” Saturday, March 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, March 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to examine stories of suffering, healing and survival. Period costumed historic interpreters representing medical personnel of the Southern armies and the civilians at Bennett Farm will bring this history to life during the free programs. Bennett Place was the site of the largest surrender […]

The Path to Emancipation Highlighted in Exhibit at Historic Halifax March 25 to April 19

The Path to Emancipation Highlighted in Exhibit at Historic Halifax March 25 to April 19

HALIFAX, NC March 25, 2014 – During the 150th anniversary year of the 1863 signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, a traveling exhibit of illustrated informational panels outlines the struggle for freedom by the enslaved people in North Carolina and the nation. It will travel to state history museums, historic sites, libraries, and other academic and cultural venues through Aug. 10, 2015. The “Freedom for All” exhibit will be displayed March 25 through April 19 at Historic Halifax State Historic Site. Halifax and the nearby Roanoke River played a vital role in the maritime Underground Railroad in North Carolina. Free blacks and sympathetic whites provided run-away slaves with the latest news and acted as a means of communication for secret activities. […]

St. Andrews Knights fall to Pfeiffer in rematch

St. Andrews Knights fall to Pfeiffer in rematch

By Troy Baranik Box Score Laurinburg, NC March 25, 2014 – The St. Andrews University baseball team lost their rematch with Div. II Pfeiffer University (NC) on Tuesday as they fell 10-4 to the Falcons. Pfeiffer got on the board early and often as they scored runs in each of the first three innings off Knights starter Jordan Blair (JR/Huntersville, NC) (1-3). In all, Blair gave up 10 hits and just 4 earned runs with 3 strikeouts over 3 innings. Reliever Thomas Brown (JR/Black Mountain, NC) then threw three good innings giving up just 2 hits and one unearned run with 3 strikeouts. Pfeiffer was led by Tyler Summers’ 3 for 5 game and one RBI while churning out 14 […]

Canes Reassign Ryan Murphy to Charlotte

Canes Reassign Ryan Murphy to Charlotte

Defenseman has 12 points in 46 NHL games this season By Terrell Williams RALEIGH, NC March 25, 2014 – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has reassigned defenseman Ryan Murphy to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). Murphy, 20, has totaled 12 points (2g, 10a) in 46 NHL games with the Hurricanes during his first full professional season. The Aurora, Ont., native has also played 16 AHL games for Charlotte in 2013-14, earning 18 points (1g, 17a). Murphy is tied for first among Checkers defensemen in assists this season, and was on an 11-game assist streak at the time of his recall to Carolina on […]

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Gameday: Carolina Hurricanes Try for Season Sweep of Isles

Gameday: Carolina Hurricanes Try for Season Sweep of Isles

The Canes look to complete a season series sweep of the Islanders By Michael Smith RALEIGH, NC March 25, 2014 – The Carolina Hurricanes recent success against the New York Islanders is well-documented. Back from a three-game road trip in which the team captured four out of a possible six points with wins at Columbus and Winnipeg, the Canes will attempt to sweep the Islanders in the final game of their four-game season series tonight in Raleigh. Carolina has claimed victory in one-goal decisions in the two teams’ previous three meetings this season. A three-goal second period, bolstered by Jiri Tlusty’s two goals, propelled the Canes to a 4-3 win on Oct. 19 in New York. The two teams met […]

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NC Wildlife Commission Schedules Habitat Management Seminar in Raleigh

NC Wildlife Commission Schedules Habitat Management Seminar in Raleigh

RALEIGH, NC March 24, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host a Practical Wildlife Habitat Management seminar at its Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education in Raleigh on April 24. The 6-9 p.m. seminar is free, but pre-registration is required. Presented by the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA), this interactive workshop is designed for landowners and sportsmen who want to improve their properties to benefit wildlife and conserve habitat. “This seminar is specifically geared toward the non-professional,” said Guy Gardner, the presenter with QDMA. “We will discuss techniques to implement a cost-effective, practical habitat management program allowing anyone to improve the quality of their property for the benefit of wildlife.” The seminar will consist of: An overview of wildlife […]

NC Wildlife Commission Seeks Public Input for Pee Dee River Game Land Planning

NC Wildlife Commission Seeks Public Input for Pee Dee River Game Land Planning

ROCKINGHAM, NC March 25, 2014 — The N.C.Wildlife Resources Commission is holding a public meeting on April 3 in Rockingham to seek input in developing a management plan for the Pee Dee River Game Land in Richmond County. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Hinson Lake Rotary Lodge, located on 152 Hinson Lake Road. Wildlife Commission staff will use input from the meeting to help guide management and user activities on the state-owned portions of the Pee Dee River Game Land for the next 10 years. This game land is located between Rockingham and Lilesville. Two tracts, encompassing approximately 2,270 acres, are popular for deer, turkey and small game hunting opportunities. “We are seeking input from all […]

NC Anglers Can Help Prevent the Spread of Invasive Rusty Crayfish

NC Anglers Can Help Prevent the Spread of Invasive Rusty Crayfish

MARION, NC March 25, 2014 — Fisheries biologists with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission are asking anglers to help stop the spread of the rusty crayfish — a destructive, non-native crayfish that has invaded the upper Catawba River in western North Carolina. The rusty crayfish, which measures about 5 inches long, is native to the Ohio River watershed but can now be found in Canada and 17 other states, including North Carolina. Anglers can identify the rusty crayfish from other native crayfish by a rust-colored spot on its sides, just in front of the tail. They also have black bands on the tips of their claws. Wildlife Commission biologists first discovered the rusty crayfish in 2007 in the North Fork […]