North Carolina Daybook

Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Saturday, Aug. 27.

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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]


Monday, Aug. 29 6:00 AM Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Clark makes first day visits – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Ann Clark visits bus drivers, teachers, staff and students to offer her well-wishes for a great start to the 2016-2017 school year at Northpointe bus lot, 4440 Northpointe Industrial Blvd., Charlotte (6:00 AM EDT); Torrence Creek Elementary, 14550 Ranson Road, Huntersville (7:45 AM EDT); Statesville Road Elementary, 5521 Millhaven Lane, Charlotte (11:00 AM EDT); Quail Hollow Middle, 2901 Smithfield Church Road, Charlotte (2:30 PM EDT); and The Atrium, 4421 Stuart Andrew Blvd., Charlotte (5:00 PM EDT)

Location: Charlotte

Contacts: Renee McCoy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Executive Director of Communications 1 980 343 0954 CMS Media Line 1 980 343 6243


Monday, Aug. 29 3:00 PM North Carolina Committee on Actuarial Valuations of Retired Employees’ Health Benefits meeting via conference call

Location: Administration Building, 116 West Jones Street, Raleigh, NC Raleigh

Contacts: John Sparrow OSBM [email protected] 1 919 807 4703

Dial-in Number: (919) 981-2500


Monday, Aug. 29 – Wednesday, Aug. 31 The Carolinas Center’s 40th Annual Hospice & Palliative Care Conference

Location: Omni Hotel, Charlotte, NC Charlotte

Contacts: Yesha Bell The Carolinas Center [email protected] 1 919 459 5382


Monday, Aug. 29 – Friday, Sep. 02 GOHS launch ‘Hands Across the Boarder’ DUI enforcement campaign – Governor’s Office of Highway Safety launch ‘Hands Across the Boarder’ DUI enforcement campaign in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Any person caught driving under the influence at this time will be taken to jail

Location: TBD

Contacts: Robert Hydrick GOHS Communications Manager [email protected] 1 404 463 1715


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