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Hurricane Florence may have spoiled plans for the WECT News team to broadcast live from Pleasure Island in September, but we’re going back on the road and plan to spend the day there at the end of the month.
Kameron Marlowe, of Kannapolis, is representing North Carolina in the competition on Team Adam. The 21-year-old started singing in church when he was 10 years old and later joined a band in high school.
WECT’s Frances Weller interviewed Kenny House from Coastal Horizons on Wednesday afternoon’s News Now about the drug, which can only be given in hospitals and is meant for those who can’t take medication intravenously.
The Connect events are in the Daniels Hall Ballroom on the 5th floor of the Union Station building. On Thursday and Friday, the space will host all-conference sessions, highlighted by Susan Ellis and Charlie Fink, the keynote speakers for Connect’s main events.
WECT launched an on-location segment called Highway 6 earlier this summer in which the WECT anchor team leaves the studio and broadcasts morning, midday and evening newscasts live in different locations throughout the summer. The team was slated to head to Pleasure Island, Thursday, Sept. 13, but that stop has been postponed due to the threat of Hurricane Florence.
The College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC), a free service that helps college-bound students and their families plan, apply, and pay for higher education, now offers low-interest rate loans for students attending college in the state.
New Hanover Regional Medical Center, which opened Monday, plans to foster collaboration between nurses, doctors and hospital administrators as well as community partners and thought leaders from various industries to increase awareness of health technology initiatives.
Embrace your inner cowboy or cowgirl at an event that will help the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina. For the first time in several years, the facility will host a professional rodeo at the B&GH Farm and Exhibition Center on Bill Thompson Lane.
Children going back to school will likely need a computer to complete their assignments, and experts have some helpful hints for parents to keep in mind as they begin their annual shopping trips. Sascha Segan, the lead mobile analyst at PCMag.com, says the first tip for parents is to know what the students will need when it comes to a computer, as opposed to what they want.
NBC's summer smash hit series World of Dance has announced its second live tour and will be making its way to the Port City. Some of the greatest dancers from across all genres will take the stage at the Wilson Center on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 4 p.m.
Steel Magnolias follows a group of women who are as "delicate as magnolias but as tough as steel." The stage play is coming to Cape Fear Academy's Erin E. McNeill Fine Arts Center beginning Friday, Aug. 3.