Memorial Day


Memorial Day Weekend Serves As Reminder To Always Call 811 Before Digging

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND SERVES AS A CONVENIENT REMINDER TO ALWAYS CALL 811 BEFORE DIGGING NC811 & PSNC Energy encourages residents to make a free call 3 days before digging to know what’s below GREENSBORO, NC May 24, 2016 – North Carolina 811 and PSNC Energy want to remind NC homeowners […]


Museum of the Albemarle Special Thank You to our Military Families

Elizabeth City, NC – This summer, from Memorial Day, through Labor Day, September 3, the Museum of the Albemarle is once again supporting the Blue Star Museum program and partnering with Blue Star Families, the National Endowment for the Arts, and more than 1,800 museums in all 50 states to […]


Update for “On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” Campaign

RALEIGH, N.C. (May 31, 2012) — The “On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” safety campaign saw fewer alcohol-related boating arrests and accidents during Memorial Day weekend than the same holiday period last year. The 2011 Memorial Day weekend saw 50 operating-while-impaired arrests, compared to 42 this […]


DNR Courtesy Boating Inspections Set During Memorial Day Weekend

Columbia, SC – In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will again be conducting courtesy safety inspections at some public boat landings. The Memorial Day holiday weekend is considered the first blast of […]


May 25 Marks Beginning of 100 Deadly Days of Summer

Columbia, SC – In an effort to keep state waterways and highways safe during the summer, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Law Enforcement Division and the S.C. Highway Patrol will again be partnering to raise awareness of the 100 deadly days of summer. DNR has produced two video […]


Red Cross Offers Tips on How to Have a Safe Memorial Day Weekend

WILMINGTON, NC, May 25, 2012– Memorial Day weekend is just ahead and for many it may mean taking to the highway for a quick vacation, breaking out the grill for some outdoor cooking, or taking that first dip in the pool. The American Red Cross offers some safety tips to […]


Swansboro Rotary Club Memorial Day Bluewater Fishing Tournament has been Extended

Swansboro, NC – Because offshore weather is expected to be poor on Saturday, the annual Swansboro Rotary Club Memorial Day Bluewater Fishing Tournament has been extended from a two-day to a three-day/captain’s choice tournament. Captains can choose to fish any two days on May 26, 27 or 28. Awards will […]


Purchase Your Fishing License Before Heading to the Beach

RALEIGH, N.C. (May 18, 2012) – With Memorial Day weekend right around the corner, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding beach-bound anglers to purchase their saltwater fishing licenses before leaving home. Anglers can purchase licenses online, www.ncwildlife.org, or they can visit a local wildlife service agent, most of which […]


Tryon Palace Honors and Remembers Military Service Members This Memorial Day

NEW BERN, NC — In honor of all those who so bravely served our country over the years and those who still do, this Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, Tryon Palace will offer free admission to all active duty and military veterans with the presentation of their military ID.  Discounted […]