Wildlife Commission to Participate in Nature Day
TROY — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will be one of several conservation partners hosting a family-friendly Nature Day at the N.C. Zoo’s Nichols Longleaf Preserve on April 13, from 1-4 p.m.
NCWRC Managing Lumber River Boat Ramp
BOARDMAN, N.C. — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is partnering with the N.C. Department of Transportation to manage a boating access area on U.S. 74 in Robeson County just outside Boardman, giving the public free, 24-hour access to the Lumber River.
Center for Environment to Host Third Faith and Environment Workshop
The Center for the Environment at Catawba College will host its third Faith, Spirituality and Environmental Stewardship workshop on Thursday, April 18, at the Center facility on the Catawba College campus.
Elliott looks to continue winning ways at Rockingham
Rockingham, N.C. - For most 17-year-old NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) rookies, 200 laps on the rough one-mile Rockingham Speedway would be quite an intimidating experience.
Relish Magazine Cooking Show coming to Moore County
The pages of Relish magazine will come alive when the Pilot Newspaper presents the Relish Magazine Cooking Show, April 11, 2013 doors open at 5 p.m., show begins at 7p.m., Owens Auditorium, Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Rd., Southern Pines.
Tuck Fest: The U.S. National Whitewater Center Celebrates the Outdoor Lifestyle with Three-Day Festival
CHARLOTTE – The U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) will host the first annual Tuck Fest, a three-day festival that celebrates the outdoor lifestyle through competitions, exhibitions, demos and live music from April 19-21, 2013. With more than 20 competitions in and around the river as well as seven live bands, the festival invites adventure enthusiasts, spectators and musicians to celebrate the active lifestyle. Through the name, the celebration also recognizes the Tuckaseegee Ford and Tuckaseegee Trail, a historical landmark located at the Center.
State to observe 350th anniversary of Carolina Charter of 1663
RALEIGH -- The Carolina Charter of 1663 was a gift of land from England's King Charles II to eight friends who had helped him regain the throne. The Lords Proprietors of Carolina were given land in America stretching from ocean to ocean. The 350th anniversary of the signing of that document will be celebrated on Monday, March 25, with a public display in the State Capitol from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and a commemorative program in the House Chamber at 5:15 p.m.
Sawpit Landing Boating Access Area Renovations Complete
BURGAW, N.C. — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has completed renovations to the Sawpit Landing Boating Access area in Pender County, and it is now open to the public.
George Bakolia to lead North Carolina’s integration with new national public safety broadband network
RALEIGH – Public Safety Secretary Kieran Shanahan announced today that George Bakolia will join the Department of Public Safety to lead the state’s participation in an emerging national public safety broadband network. Bakolia’s work at NCDPS will focus on FirstNet, a conceptual national broadband network for interoperable communications between public safety responders.
Hugs System Adds New Security Layer to MRH Infant Patient Safety
PINEHURST – FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital has added a new layer of security to its Women & Children’s Services unit to help ensure the safety of its youngest patients.
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