North Carolina Daybook

Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Thursday, Aug. 25.

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Aug. 25 10:00 AM Republican gubernatorial candidate North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory holds endorsement news conference

Location: DoubleTree Brownstone Hotel, 1707 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC Raleigh

Contacts: Pat McCrory for Governor media 1 919 424 7128


NEW EVENT: Thursday, Aug. 25 12:00 PM North Carolina Gov. McCrory’s public schedule – North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory attends Baseball’s Back in Kinston at Grainger Stadium, 400 E. Grainger Ave., Kinston (12:00 PM EDT); and participates in College Affordability Roundtable Meeting at University of North Carolina at Pembroke, 1 University Dr., Pembroke (3:00 PM EDT)

Location: Kinston

Contacts: North Carolina Office of the Governor Communications 1 919 814 2100


NEW EVENT: Thursday, Aug. 25 3:00 PM Hillary for North Carolina host Latino and women small business leaders roundtable – Hillary for North Carolina host Latino and women small business leaders roundtable, with Wake County Commissioner Jessica Holmes, Centro Restaurant & Gallo Pelon Mezcaleria Owner Angela Salamanca, Pixbit CEO Saul Flores, and Craft Habit Co-Founder Taylor Lee. Discussion focuses on ‘Hillary Clinton’s new plan to support small businesses, including 843,724 small businesses in North Carolina and the 1.6 million workers they employ’

Location: Centro Restaurant, 106 South Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC Raleigh

Contacts: Andy Estrada Hillary for America


NEW EVENT: Thursday, Aug. 25 3:30 PM Miller family hold press conference to seek ‘justice for the death of their son by state trooper’ – Kinston-Lenoir County Justice Coalition, family and friends of Deriante Miller, and Pitt County Coalition Against Racism hold press conference and letter delivery to ‘demand justice for Deriante Miller’ * Deriante Miller was shot and killed by North Carolina State Trooper William Hardison in Kinston on 27 Mar, 2016

Location: Wayne/Lenoir County District Attorney Matthew Delbridge office, 224 E. Walnut Street, Goldsboro, NC Goldsboro

Contacts: TBD

Press contact: Dante Strobino, 1 919 539 2051


NEW EVENT: Thursday, Aug. 25 3:30 PM North Carolina AG Cooper delivers remarks at Lulu’s Child Enrichment Center graduation – Democratic gubernatorial candidate North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper delivers remarks at Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Lulu’s Child Enrichment Center graduation

Location: 135 One Comfortable Place, Taylorsville, NC

Contacts: Jamal Little Roy Cooper for North Carolina 1 919 605 9003

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Thursday, Aug. 25 9:00 AM North Carolina State Ports Authority Board of Directors meeting

Location: 2202 Burnett Boulevard, Wilmington, NC Wilmington

Contacts: North Carolina State Ports Authority 1 800 334 0682


Thursday, Aug. 25 9:00 AM Montford Point Marine Day ceremony – Montford Point Marine Day ceremony, marking ‘those African American men who received their Marine Corps recruit training at Montford Point following the integration of the Marine Corps in 1942’

Location: Camp Lejeune, NC

Contacts: Annita Best Marine Corps Installations East 1 910 451 2571


Thursday, Aug. 25 10:00 AM North Carolina Council for Women meeting

Location: DEQ Building, 217 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC Raleigh

Contacts: Sarah Hinnant Council for Women 1 919 733 2455


Thursday, Aug. 25 5:00 PM Durham Board of Elections meeting

Location: 201 N Roxboro Street, Durham, NC Durham

Contacts: Tania De Los Santos Durham County Board of Commissioners 1 919 560 0025


Thursday, Aug. 25 6:00 PM NCCALJ holds public meeting on North Carolina’s courts – North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice hold public meeting on ‘how the courts are doing, what the courts do well, and what needs improving’

Location: 600 E. Fourth Street, Charlotte, NC Charlotte

Contacts: Sharon Gladwell North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts 1 919 890 1394


Thursday, Aug. 25 Innovate Raleigh Summit

Location: Raleigh, NC Raleigh #RalMAIN

Contacts: Jonathan Freeze Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau 1 919 834 5900


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

Location: Charlotte Works, 1401 W. Morehead Street, Charlotte, NC Charlotte

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


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 1 646 405 7010


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