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Museum to Honor Chowan County’s Isaac Byrum

Museum to Honor Chowan County’s Isaac Byrum

Elizabeth City, NC  – Join the Museum of the Albemarle on Sunday, March 11 beginning at 1:00pm for “Isaac Byrum Day.”   At the age of 21, Isaac Byrum a native of Chowan County, enlisted as a Private in Company M, 1st Regiment NC Infantry.  However, his company was mustered out of service in November of 1861.  Mr. Byrum re-enlisted as a Private in Company F, 11th Regiment NC Troops in February of 1862. He was wounded in the left leg and left for dead on the battlefield at Gettysburg  in the summer of 1863.  He was later found and his left leg was amputated.  After the war, Mr. Byrum returned home to the farm in Ryland where he was raised […]

East Carolina Makes First Road Trip Of 2012

East Carolina Makes First Road Trip Of 2012

Feb. 22, 2012 and     East Carolina Games 9-10: SIU Edwardsville and No. 2 Alabama Friday, Feb. 24 | 2:30 and 5:00 p.m. ET Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Rhoads Stadium) Alabama Watch Live (Tide TV subscription required) | Alabama Listen Live (Free WVUA-FM radio broadcast) | SIU Edwardsville Gametracker | Alabama Gametracker | Live Chat | Mobile Live Chat EAST CAROLINA PIRATES Record 5-3 Last Game W, 4-3 vs. Hofstra (2/20) Game Notes East Carolina Bama Bash Notes Statistics 2012 Stats SIU EDWARDSVILLE COUGARS Record 5-3 Last Game L, 5-0 at Mississippi State (2/19) Statistics 2012 Stats ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE Record 8-0 Last Game W, 8-1 at UAB (2/21) Game Notes Alabama Bama Bash Notes Statistics 2012 Stats PIRATE SOFTBALL CENTRAL […]

‘Canes Agree To Terms With Ruutu On Extension

‘Canes Agree To Terms With Ruutu On Extension

Forward agrees to contract that keeps him in Carolina through 2015-16 RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Tuomo Ruutu on a four-year contract extension. The deal will pay Ruutu $4 million in 2012-13, and $5 million per season in the 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons.   “Players like Tuomo are extremely difficult to replace, and it is very important for our franchise to keep him here long term,” said Rutherford. “Along with the physical elements and skill level that he brings on the ice, Tuomo is a popular leader in our locker room. We are very happy that he […]

Posted in: Hockey, Raleigh NC
2nd Annual Chowder Cook-Off  Event – March 4th

2nd Annual Chowder Cook-Off Event – March 4th

Southport, NC – The N.C. 4th of July Festival’s 2nd Annual Chowder Cook Off will be held on Sunday, March 4th from 1pm-4pm at the Oak Island Moose Lodge. In addition to the Chowder Tasting, there will be a wine tasting by Silver Coast Winery, a baked goods sale, entertainment by “Party of Two”, 50/50 raffle, Door Prizes, and cash bar. Advanced tickets are $8.00 and available at the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center, 4433 Long Beach Road. Tickets at the door will be $10.00. A limited number of tickets will be sold.   Chowder Cook-off awards will be decided by People’s Choice Ballots of those attending and tasting chowder. Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd […]

CAA Honors Blank, Cooprider For Doubles Play

CAA Honors Blank, Cooprider For Doubles Play

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW’s junior tandem of Chris Cooprider and Kosta Blank have been recognized as the Colonial Athletic Association’s Men’s Tennis Doubles Team-of-the-Week.   Blank, from Kfar Sava, Israel, and Cooprider, from Denver, Colo., registered an impressive 8-2 victory at No. 1 doubles over Ivan Machado and Thiago Pinheiro of 48th-ranked South Carolina last weekend in the Seahawks’ narrow 4-3 setback. The duo improved to 5-2 this season and owns a four-match winning streak.   “Kosta and Coop have had some really good stuff going on the doubles courts lately, and I’m pleased to see them recognized by the conference,” said fifth-year UNCW coach Mait DuBois. “They have their last four matches against good teams very decisively, beating […]

Posted in: Events, Tennis, Wilmington NC
Roanoke Island Festival Park- March and April, 2012 Events

Roanoke Island Festival Park- March and April, 2012 Events

Roanoke Island Festival Park- March and April, 2012 Events 15th Annual Priceless Pieces Quilt Show March 2- March 24 Art Gallery Meet-the Artist reception- March 2 6-8- p.m. The annual showing of handcrafted quilts – old and new – featuring colors, designs and textures opens Friday, March 2 with a public reception from 6-8 p.m.  It is on display d through March 24, Monday- Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is free. Antique and new quilts will be on display. The collection is drawn from quilt makers or quilt owners attached to the Eastern, NC region. Sponsored by the Teacup Quilters, the exhibition features full-sized and mini quilts.  Past shows […]

America’s Best to Play at “The Swamp” in 2012

America’s Best to Play at “The Swamp” in 2012

Fayetteville, NC – The SwampDogs are excited to announce the addition of an exhibition game with Team USA presented by Family Foods-Taco Bell on Monday, June 25, 2012. Team USA is comprised of elite college talent from across the country and last played the SwampDogs in July of 2010. This marks the fifth time in six years the SwampDogs have hosted an international team. The SwampDogs faced Team USA in three exhibitions and hosted Team Japan once. The last contest saw over 2,100 fans pack J.P. Riddle Stadium to see Team USA’s 8-3 victory in a lightning-shortened affair. “The SwampDogs have always been great hosts for our National teams and our International opponents,” said Team USA General Manager Eric Campbell. […]

North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Awards $2 Million Grant to the North Carolina Museum of Art to Fund K–12 Educational Programs

North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Awards $2 Million Grant to the North Carolina Museum of Art to Fund K–12 Educational Programs

One of the Largest Grants Ever to the Museum Will Help Support Teachers Raleigh, N.C.—Governor Beverly Perdue, N.C. GSK Foundation Chairman Bob Ingram, and Secretary Linda Carlisle joined Museum Director Lawrence J. Wheeler today to announce a $2 million grant to the Museum, representing a multi-year commitment through 2016. The funding will support a series of professional development programs and Web resources (www.artnc.org) to assist North Carolina teachers in the integration of art across the disciplines in grades K-12. The project (The Big Picture) provides professional development resources, workshops, and distance-learning courses to help K–12 teachers of all disciplines learn art-based strategies for promoting student achievement and enhancing their motivation to learn. Other project components include: free triannual educator expos; […]

Pirates Ready To Tangle With The Tigers In Memphis

Pirates Ready To Tangle With The Tigers In Memphis

Feb. 21, 2012 vs.    East Carolina vs. Memphis Feb. 18, 2012 | 8 p.m. EST Memphis, Tenn. TV: CBS Sports Network Watch | Live Stats | Game Notes | Tickets | Gameday Central MEDIA INFORMATION Date Feb. 22, 2012 Location Memphis, Tenn. Tickets Online Ticket Center TV CBS Sports Network Live Video Unavailable  Radio Pirate IMG Sports Network Live Stats Gametracker Game Notes East Carolina Twitter @ECUPirateHoops EAST CAROLINA PIRATES Record 12-13, 3-9 C-USA Last Game Lost to UCF, 64-55 Head Coach Jeff Lebo (North Carolina, 1989) Career: 241-185 (13th season) ECU Record: 30-29 (2nd season) MEMPHIS TIGERS Record 19-8, 9-3 C-USA Last Game Lost to UTEP, 60-58 Head Coach Josh Pastner (Arizona, 1998) Career Record: 68-28 (3rd season) […]

The 26th Regiment North Carolina Troops, Reactivated, Funds Conservation of Battle of  Gettysburg Confederate Flag

The 26th Regiment North Carolina Troops, Reactivated, Funds Conservation of Battle of Gettysburg Confederate Flag

The N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh is home to one of the nation’s largest collections of Confederate flags. Conservation of these banners requires expensive, specialized textile treatment. To help fund this need, the museum has formed a partnership with the 26th Regiment North Carolina Troops, Reactivated, the state’s largest Civil War re-enactment group. During a Jan. 21 presentation at the Museum of History, the 26th Regiment unveiled the sixth flag it has helped conserve: the battle flag of the 16th Regiment North Carolina Troops. Carried into the Battle of Gettysburg, the banner was captured during the Pickett-Pettigrew-Trimble charge on July 3, 1863, by a soldier from the 14th Connecticut Volunteers. The regiment’s colors were sent to the U.S. War […]