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 1 919 424 7128

On-site media contact: Ricky Diaz,


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


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


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


Saturday, Aug. 27 Color Vibe 5K Run

Location: Greensboro, NC Greensboro

Contacts: Color Vibe 5K Run


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