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Hurricanes Relieve Paul Maurice Of Coaching Duties

Hurricanes Relieve Paul Maurice Of Coaching Duties

Team will announce a new head coach later today RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has relieved Paul Maurice of his duties as head coach. The team will announce a new head coach later today. Maurice completes his second stint with the Hurricanes with a career NHL coaching record of 460-457-167. He served 920 games behind the bench for the Hurricanes organization, going 384-391-145. The Carolina Hurricanes host the Florida Panthers on Tuesday at the RBC Center (7 p.m., FOX Sports Carolinas HD, Hurricane Radio Network). For information on 2011-12 Carolina Hurricanes ticket packages, please visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com, or call 1-866-NHL-CANES.

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Tune-In Alert! The Original 7ven (Band formerly known as The Time) Will Open the 2011 Soul Train Awards

Tune-In Alert! The Original 7ven (Band formerly known as The Time) Will Open the 2011 Soul Train Awards

WHO:       The Original 7ven (the band formerly known as The Time), Morris Day, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Jesse Johnson, Monte Moir, Jellybean Johnson, Jerome Benton WHAT:    Opening the 2011 Soul Train Awards with an extended performance, including their classic hits and their newest single, “#Trendin” WHEN:   Sunday, November 27, 9:00pm ET/PT WHERE:  Simulcast on BET and Centric ADDITIONAL INFO: The Original 7ven, the band formerly known as The Time, recently released a new album, Condensate.  The first single, “#Trendin,” was the #1 most-added song in the adult urban radio format in its first week out and was called a “…funk-fueled jam that’s right on time…” by USA Today. People magazine called it “funky” and raved that “the players are still cool.” The Huffington Post gave the album five stars, noting […]

2011 Edition of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular at DPAC In Final Week!

2011 Edition of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular at DPAC In Final Week!

Don’t let this once-in-a-lifetime chance pass you by-A perfect event to usher in the holiday season-Fun for the whole family! (Durham, NC) – The World-Famous Radio City Rockettes are currently starring in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. The beloved holiday production will close its Triangle run this week at DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center but it’s not too late for you to witness the magic!  Presented by Chase, the 2011 edition of The Christmas Spectacular, starring the Radio City Rockettes, will play DPAC through November 27 for 13 more dazzling performances. The Christmas Spectacular is exactly that…a spectacular.  A cast and crew of nearly 100 people will visit Durham this season to deliver a holiday show experience like never before.  […]

Marlins Special Holiday Sale

Marlins Special Holiday Sale

Morehead City, N.C. – The Morehead City Marlins have begun preparations for their third season in the Coastal Plain League.   Over the course of the previous two years, Puck O’Neal Field at Big Rock Stadium truly has become the place where families can enjoy themselves for a fraction of the cost.  The 2012 season brings many changes for the Marlins, starting with new manager Brian McRae and his new roster.  Count yourself in for all the excitement at Big Rock Stadium and take advantage of the new Marlins holiday gift today.   The Marlins are now offering a special holiday deal for that special someone.  The special gift includes two season tickets, a dry fit t-shirt, an adjustable hat, logo […]

UNC Wilmington’s Randall Library Honors Two Glass Artists

UNC Wilmington’s Randall Library Honors Two Glass Artists

Wilmington, N.C. – Every two years, the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Randall Library and Museum of World Cultures celebrate the value of artists and their talents, art and contributions to education and society by designating recipients of the North Carolina Living Treasures Award. The 2011 N.C. Living Treasures are two renowned glass artists, Mark Peiser and Richard Ritter. In addition, the Penland School of Crafts is being honored for its mission in supporting “individual and artistic growth through craft.” Exhibitions associated with the 2011 N.C. Living Treasures awards will be presented at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington from Nov. 30, 2011 through April 1, 2012. A medallion ceremony honoring the 2011 N.C. Living Treasures will take place Tuesday, […]

Seahawks, Wildcats Collide In Matinee

Seahawks, Wildcats Collide In Matinee

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – There’s some bad news for Davidson’s opponents this season. Veteran coach Bob McKillop may be quietly molding another giant killer in the tiny hamlet near Charlotte.   McKillop and his 3-1 Wildcats visit Trask Coliseum Saturday for a 2 p.m. matinee with Buzz Peterson’s Seahawks, who are still seeking their first victory of the new season following successive losses to Maryland, Dayton and Marshall.   “We’re not happy with our three losses,” said Peterson. “We still feel comfortable with where we are, but have to work to improve. We showed some good signs, but just have to work to improve very single practice.”   The Seahawks conclude a two-game mini-home stand with the Wildcats before embarking […]

State Capitol To Celebrate Holiday Season with Ashe County Fraser Fir

State Capitol To Celebrate Holiday Season with Ashe County Fraser Fir

  RALEIGH – The North Carolina State Capitol will honor its natural traditions and Tar Heel heritage with a Christmas tree from Ashe County this year.  The tree will be delivered on Monday, Nov. 28.  The family owned and operated Peak Farms, between Jefferson and Laurel Springs, grew the tree. A flatbed truck will deliver the 24-foot Fraser fir to Raleigh, where it will be installed on the south plaza of the Capitol grounds, and viewable the length of Fayetteville Street.  The governor and first gentleman will officially light the tree on Dec. 8, in a ceremony that starts at 5 p.m. The State Capitol’s mission is to preserve and interpret the history, architecture and functions of the 1840 building […]

Pirates Push Past Appalachian State, 67-47

Pirates Push Past Appalachian State, 67-47

East Carolina 67, Appalachian State 47 Pirate Basketball Central Basketball Home | Season Statistics | Roster | Fact Book | ECU All-Access – Watch the games online! | Conference USA Basketball | NCAA Basketball   CHARLOTTE, N.C. N ov. 22, 2011— Miguel Paul scored 18 points and Darrius Morrow 15 as East Carolina rolled to a 67-47 victory over Appalachian State at Time Warner Cable Arena Tuesday night. Box Score | Photo Gallery Box Score The Pirates (3-1) held the Mountaineers to just 31.8 percent shooting (14-44) from the floor, including 26.1 percent in the opening half (6-23). East Carolina forced more turnovers (12) than it allowed field goals in the first half, scoring 11 points off Appalachian’s miscues. ECU rushed out […]

Pirates Cap Season With 3-0 Setback

Pirates Cap Season With 3-0 Setback

GREENVILLE, N.C. Nov. 23, 2011 – The East Carolina volleyball team’s 2011 season came to an end Wednesday night as the Pirates dropped a 3-0 (19-25, 18-25, 22-25) decision to Marshall at Minges Coliseum. ECU ends the year at 2-27 overall and concludes Conference USA play with a 0-20 ledger. Box Score: Marshall 3, East Carolina 0 Senior Amanda Lutzow ended her career in fine fashion, picking up 22 digs to pace the Pirate defense. Sophomore Shelby Beasley also reached double figures in digs with 13. Offensively, senior Britney Roper and redshirt junior Kelly Derby posted seven kills apiece while sophomore Whitney Campbell contributed six. Additionally, Derby recorded a match-high four block assists. The Herd put down 52 kills on […]

Joel Lane, The Father of Raleigh

Joel Lane, The Father of Raleigh

Joel Lane is known as the “Father of Raleigh.” He introduced the bill to the state General Assembly to create Wake County in 1771 and gave 1,000 acres to the State of North Carolina in 1792 to found the capital city. Belle Long, curator of the Joel Lane Museum House in Raleigh, will give a free program about Lane and what his life was like back when Raleigh was just Piedmont backcountry. Come to the N.C. Museum of History on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 12:10 to 1 p.m. for this informal lecture, presented as part of the museum’s History à la Carte series. Bring your own lunch; beverages are provided. Long said that she hopes museum visitors will take away […]

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