North Carolina Daybook

Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Monday, Aug. 29.

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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 9:00 AM North Carolina AG Cooper speaks at conference to fight drug abuse – North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper speaks at conference on preventing and treating prescription drug and opioid abuse

Location: Wayne Center, 619 S George St, Goldsboro, NC Goldsboro

Contacts: Noelle Talley North Carolina Office of the Attorney General 1 919 716 6413 NCAGO


Monday, Aug. 29 10:00 AM North Carolina Gov. McCrory’s public schedule – North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory makes economic development announcement at Mebane Arts & Community Center, 633 Corregidor Dr., Mebane (10:00 AM EDT); and participates in back-to-school tour and roundtable on teacher pay at Newton-Conover High School, 338 W. 15th St., Newton (1:00 PM EDT)

Location: Newton

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


Monday, Aug. 29 2:00 PM Greensboro Children’s Museum receives new police car for exhibit – Greensboro Children’s Museum receives a newer police car for children to enjoy in its ‘Get Out and Play’ exhibit

Location: Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St., Greensboro, NC Greensboro

Contacts: Susan Danielsen Greensboro Police Department Public Information Officer 1 336 574 4002 1 336 451 5715


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 1 919 807 4703

Dial-in Number: (919) 981-2500


Monday, Aug. 29 7:00 PM NC NAAC and Forward Together Moral Movement host ‘Moral March to the Polls Kickoff’ event – NAACP North Carolina Conference and Forward Together Moral Movement hold ‘Moral March to the Polls Kickoff’ event, to conclude its weekend of commemorating the 1963 March on Washington. Participants include North Carolina NAACP President Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

Location: Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, 1801 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC Raleigh

Contacts: Tyler Swanson NC NAACP


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 1 919 459 5382


Monday, Aug. 29 – Friday, Sep. 02 Georgia GOHS launch ‘Hands Across the Boarder’ DUI enforcement campaign – Georgia 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 1 404 463 1715


Tuesday, Aug. 30 3:00 PM Mike Pence campaigns in Georgia and North Carolina – 2016 Republican vice presidential nominee Indiana Governor Mike Pence campaigns in Georgia, where he holds a town hall at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center, 2211 Dug Gap Battle Rd, Dalton, GA (3:00 PM EDT), before traveling to the general election battleground state of North Carolina, where he holds a rally at The Millennium Center, 101 W 5th St, Winston-Salem, NC (8:00 PM EDT) * Donald Trump and Gov. Pence will face Democrats Hillary Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine in the 8 Nov election

Location: Dalton Winston-Salem

Contacts: Hope Hicks Make America Great Again 1 212 715 6785 1 203 273 0226 Jordan Karem Trump for President Ashley Mocarski Trump for President

Doors open 12:00 PM (Dalton)


Tuesday, Aug. 30 4:30 PM Fayetteville Opioid Abuse & Awareness Task Force holds press conference – Fayetteville Opioid Abuse & Awareness Task Force holds press conference to announce what the task force has been doing and some of its findings

Location: City Hall, 433 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC Fayetteville

Contacts: Nathan Walls City of Fayetteville 1 910 433 1578


Tuesday, Aug. 30 – Saturday, Sep. 03 Triangle Rowing Club hosts ‘Sneak Peek Week’ – Triangle Rowing Club hosts ‘Sneak Peek Week’, offering students in grades 7-12 the chance to try rowing

Location: Lake Wheeler Park, 6404 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh, NC Raleigh

Contacts: Carol Steckbeck Triangle Rowing Club 1 919 303 5343


Tuesday, Aug. 30 Martin Marietta Mtls: Q3 2016 Ex-dividend date

Location: TBD

Contacts: Dana F Guzzo Martin Marietta Investor Relations 1 919 783 4540


Tuesday, Aug. 30 Ben Jones celebrates 75th birthday – 75th birthday of Ben Jones, American actor and politician known for his role as Cooter Davenport in ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’, and for serving in the House of Representatives from 1989-1993

Location: TBD

Contacts: TBD


Wednesday, Aug. 31 10:15 AM Durham Sports Commission meeting

Location: 212 W Main Street, Durham, NC Durham

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


Wednesday, Aug. 31 2:00 PM East Carolina University Board of Trustees meeting

Location: Chancellor’s Conference Room, ECU campus, Greenville, NC Greenville

Contacts: East Carolina University News Services 1 252 328 6481


Wednesday, Aug. 31 – Wednesday, Sep. 28 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers begin crossing the nation on media tour – NASCAR annual #TheChase Across America program, with the 16 drivers participating in the 2016 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup participating in events and content-gathering opportunities in race markets and other locations across the nation. Participants, including Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski, and Tony Stewart visit locations including Boston, Detroit, Chicago, New York, NBC in Stamford, CT, ESPN in Bristol, CT, FOX in Los Angeles, and NASCAR Plaza in Charlotte, NC

Location: Boston Los Angeles Bristol Stamford Chicago Detroit New York City Charlotte #TheChaseAcrossAmerica

Contacts: David Higdon NASCAR 1 704 390 3802 HigNASCAR


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