North Carolina Daybook

Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Friday, Aug. 26.

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Friday, Aug. 26 7:45 AM Republican gubernatorial candidate North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory attends Business Leaders Town Hall

Location: Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary, NC

Contacts: Pat McCrory for Governor media [email protected] 1 919 424 7128

On-site media contact: Ricky Diaz, [email protected]


Friday, Aug. 26 9:45 AM Dem Rep. G.K. Butterfield releases report on Hillary Clinton’s economic plans for rural NC – Democratic Rep. G.K. Butterfield and Greenville, NC, Mayor Allen Thomas release report on ‘how 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s economic plans will benefit the economy of rural North Carolina’

Location: e-Audit, 407 Evans St, Greenville, NC Greenville

Contacts: Arial Ruffin Hillary for America [email protected]


Friday, Aug. 26 10:00 AM Dem Rep. Alma Adams hosts manufacturer roundtable discussion – Democratic Rep. Alma Adams hosts roundtable discussion in North Carolina focusing on ‘the growing shortage of skilled laborers, the importance of growing and keeping manufacturing companies in the state, and how Congress intends to support the industry’, also featuring Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts and Councilwoman LaWana Mayfield, and representatives from local manufacturing companies

Location: Charlotte Works, 1401 W Morehead St, Charlotte, NC Charlotte

Contacts: Courtney O’Neal Office of Rep. Alma Adams courtney.o’[email protected] 1 202 225 1510


Friday, Aug. 26 10:00 AM North Carolina State Board of Education Executive Committee meeting – North Carolina State Board of Education Executive Committee meeting via conference call to discuss the $250,000 non-recurring cut to the Department’s budget

Location: 7th Floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington St., Raleigh, NC Raleigh

Contacts: NCDPI Communications 1 919 807 3450


Friday, Aug. 26 GE CEO and Mission Health CEOs announce partnership on technology – General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt and Mission Health System CEO Dr Ronald Paulus announce new first-in-the-nation partnership on technology

Location: Asheville, NC Asheville

Contacts: Jon Ostendorff Mission Health System 1 828 213 9430


Saturday, Aug. 27 10:00 AM North Carolina National Guard Military Academy hosts commissioning ceremony – North Carolina National Guard Military Academy hosts commissioning ceremony and the induction of a former Officer Candidate as part of their traditional and accelerated Officer Candidate School programs

Location: John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School Auditorium, Building D-3004, Fort Bragg, NC

Contacts: Lt. Col. Matt DeVivo North Carolina National Guard 1 919 612 9712


Saturday, Aug. 27 1:00 PM Saint Augustine’s University baseball program hosts its inaugural golf tournament

Location: Riverwood Golf Course, Clayton, NC

Contacts: Charles Whitaker Saint Augustine’s University [email protected] 1 757 810 1767


Saturday, Aug. 27 – Sunday, Aug. 28 North Carolina State Parks Signature Centennial Celebration event

Location: Mount Mitchell State Park, Burnsville, NC

Contacts: Charlie Peek NCDNCR [email protected] 1 919 218 4622


Saturday, Aug. 27 AC/DC and Axl Rose begin North American tour – AC/DC resume the second leg of their North American tour after being forced to cancel 10 dates in March and April when doctors advised frontman Brian Johnson to ‘stop touring immediately or risk total hearing loss’. The rescheduled dates feature Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses in place of Johnson, who has assured fans his time with AC/DC is not at an end

Location: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC Greensboro #RockOrBustWorldTour

Contacts: Benny Tarantini BT PR [email protected] 1 646 405 7010


Saturday, Aug. 27 Color Vibe 5K Run

Location: Greensboro, NC Greensboro

Contacts: Color Vibe 5K Run [email protected]


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