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Blake Shelton with Easton Corbin and Jana Kramer coming to Raleigh

Blake Shelton with Easton Corbin and Jana Kramer coming to Raleigh

Blake Shelton WITH SPECIAL GUESTS Easton Corbin and Jana Kramer Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion Raleigh Friday August 9 GET TICKETS Blake Shelton will play Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion Raleigh on Friday August 9. Special guests Easton Corbin and Jana Kramer will open the show. Tickets go on sale Friday March 22 at 10am at Ticketmaster.com, the Hardees Thickburger box office at Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion, all Ticketmaster outlets, or charge by phone 800-745-3000. For more information or to purchase tickets go to ticketmaster.com or blakeshelton.com.   About Live Nation Entertainment: Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation and Live Nation Network. […]

2013 Football Schedule Highlights Home Sweet Home for NC State

2013 Football Schedule Highlights Home Sweet Home for NC State

Dave Doeren’s First Wolfpack Squad will play 10 games in the state of North Carolina Renew Season Tickets | Payment Plan Raleigh, NC Feb. 25, 2013 – NC State football fans will have plenty of opportunities to see their team play this season, as the Wolfpack plays eight games in Carter-Finley Stadium and two others in the state of North Carolina. NC State, under the direction of first-year head coach Dave Doeren, won’t play a game outside of its home state until Oct. 26, when the squad heads to Florida State.  The Wolfpack opens with four straight home games, beginning with a Labor Day weekend opener versus offensive powerhouse Louisiana Tech on Aug. 31, and including a Thursday night ESPN […]

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North Carolina Symphony Continues 80th Anniversary Season with Concerts in Raleigh and Southern Pines, Nov. 29-30 and Dec. 1-2

North Carolina Symphony Continues 80th Anniversary Season with Concerts in Raleigh and Southern Pines, Nov. 29-30 and Dec. 1-2

Raleigh, NC – Music Director Grant Llewellyn will lead the North Carolina Symphony in a 2012-2013 classical season orchestra highlight of Handel’s Messiah.  The performances take place on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 8 p.m., in Lee Auditorium in Southern Pines, and on Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1, at 8 p.m., and again on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 3 p.m., in downtown Raleigh’s Meymandi Concert Hall at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Written by George Frideric Handel in 1741, and orchestrated by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1789, scholar Dr. Richard E. Rodda says that “the Handel-Mozart Messiah is a fascinating stylistic gloss by one of the 18th-century’s greatest masters on the best-known creation of another, which […]

Magazines, T-Shirts, Gift Certificates, Oh My!

Magazines, T-Shirts, Gift Certificates, Oh My!

Go “Wild” this Holiday Season with Gifts that Benefit Wildlife in North Carolina RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 15, 2012) — Shop the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Wild Store this holiday season where affordable wildlife-related gifts are just a click away. The N.C. Wild Store offers a wide range of products — from books to calendars to apparel — that make terrific gifts for hunters, anglers, birders and other outdoor enthusiasts. Best of all, a portion of the proceeds from several products support projects and programs that benefit wildlife in North Carolina. Proceeds from the newly created wildlife diversity T-shirt go to the Wildlife Diversity Program, which conducts research, conservation and management projects on behalf of nongame and endangered wildlife in the […]

Tree Lighting Ceremony Starts Holiday Season At the North Carolina State Capitol

Tree Lighting Ceremony Starts Holiday Season At the North Carolina State Capitol

RALEIGH – An annual North Carolina tradition continues as Gov. Bev Perdue and First Gentleman Bob Eaves host the annual tree-lighting ceremony at the State Capitol on Thursday, Dec. 6. The Junior Woman’s Club and State Capitol historic site host this free, public celebration. The festivities begin at 5 p.m. with luminaries being lit and holiday music by the Raleigh Concert Band and the Langston Ladies and Lads singing group. The governor and first gentleman will make their way to the south grounds at 6:15 p.m. to officially begin the ceremony. The lit tree will be visible the length of Fayetteville Street. Local food trucks will open for business at 5 p.m. on Morgan Street. The Junior Woman’s Club will give away cookies and hot chocolate while local […]

Museum Foundation Announces Winners of First Philanthropy Awards

Museum Foundation Announces Winners of First Philanthropy Awards

Raleigh, NC – The N.C. Museum of History Foundation announced the recipients of its inaugural Philanthropy Awards during a Nov. 13 event at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. The awards recognize individuals and organizations for outstanding contributions to the preservation, study or understanding of North Carolina history. The awards also honor exceptional commitment, service and support to history museums or related sites.   Julia Jones Daniels and Frank A. Daniels Jr. of Raleigh received individual Philanthropy Awards, and the State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Foundation accepted the corporate Philanthropy Award. “We established these awards to show our appreciation of business partners and individuals who have made a difference to the Museum of History in significant and meaningful ways,” […]

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RTP Launches “Pathways to Opportunity” Tour and ReImagineNC.com

RTP Launches “Pathways to Opportunity” Tour and ReImagineNC.com

The Research Triangle Park Launches “Pathways to Opportunity” Tour and ReImagineNC.com Raleigh, NC, Nov. 13, 2012 – The Research Triangle Park (RTP) will launch a state-wide, three week-long bus tour to ask the state “What great thing can we do together for North Carolina?”   The “Pathways to Opportunity” initiative, sponsored by IBM, Fidelity, Wells Fargo and Duke Energy, will put the Research Triangle Foundation on the road all throughout the month of November. Aimed at redeveloping the Park, reconnecting with all of North Carolina and reimagining how the state can meet the challenges of 21st Century economic competition, the tour will visit more than two dozen locations around the state, including community colleges and universities.   Bob Geolas, president […]

US Preterm Birth Rate Shows Five-Year Improvement

US Preterm Birth Rate Shows Five-Year Improvement

NC Earns a “C” on the 2012 March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card March of Dimes 2012 NC Premature Birth Report Card (PDF) Raleigh, N.C., Nov. 13, 2012 – The U.S. preterm birth rate dropped for the fifth consecutive year in 2011 to 11.7 percent, the lowest in a decade, giving thousands more babies a healthy start in life and saving billions in health and social costs. Four states – Vermont, Oregon, New Hampshire, and Maine earned an “A” on the March of Dimes 2012 Premature Birth Report Card as their preterm birth rates met the March of Dimes 9.6 percent goal. Although, the US preterm birth rate improved, it again earned a “C” on the Report Card. “These […]

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Wildlife Commission Adopts Fishing, Wildlife Management Proposals

Wildlife Commission Adopts Fishing, Wildlife Management Proposals

RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 9) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has approved changes to the state’s hunting, fishing and trapping regulations for 2013-14. These new fishing and hunting regulations will take effect Aug. 1, 2013, with the exception of changes to the Spring Youth-Only Wild Turkey Season that will become effective April 1, 2013. Following a process of reviewing public comments on the proposed changes, the Commission voted to adopt the regulation changes at its Nov. 8 meeting in Raleigh. The proposals were approved as presented at the public hearings with several key exceptions. The Commission modified a proposal to change restrictions for taking an animal in the act of depredation. The Commission did not adopt the provision that would […]

Wildlife Resources Commission Biologist Wins Award

Wildlife Resources Commission Biologist Wins Award

RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 7, 2012) — Bennett Wynne, a fisheries biologist with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, was named Fisheries Biologist of the Year by the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies at its 66thannual conference on Oct. 9, in Hot Springs, AR. Wynne received the honor for his outstanding work in both aquatic habitat conservation and fisheries management. As the agency’s Anadromous Fisheries Coordinator, Wynne coordinates the management of coastal migratory stocks of shad, herring, striped bass and Atlantic sturgeon. He has developed critical working relationships with numerous stakeholders concerning enhancement of aquatic habitats for the benefit of these populations. “Bennett works diligently to assure adequate spawning flows for migratory fish in North Carolina’s coastal rivers,continually looking for […]