Miss North Carolina Victoria Huggins departed Tuesday for Atlantic City, N.J., where she will compete for Miss America. Huggins, of St. Pauls, is the 80th Miss North Carolina to compete for Miss America. Only one “Queen of the Tarheel State” has traded in her state crown for the Miss America crown — Maria Fletcher of Asheville, who was Miss America 1962. Huggins aims to be the second. The competition begins in earnest with preliminary competitions in talent, swimsuit, evening gown and interview on Sept. 6. The famous “Show Us Your Shoes Parade” will take place Saturday, Sept. 9, rain or shine, on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. Miss America will be crowned Sept. 10 live on ABC starting at 9 p.m.
The 2016 Mountain State Fair threw open its gates and welcomed visitors to Fletcher to celebrate North Carolina agriculture on Friday, Sept. 9.”For me, the N.C. Mountain State Fair signals the start of fall,” said […]
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) Netflix has landed the post-apocalyptic thriller “Bird Box,” and attached Sandra Bullock to star, sources tell Variety. Susanne Bier is directing from a script by “Arrival” scribe Eric Heisserer. The story […]
CHARLOTTE In 1990, Greg Brown was working in Charlotte delivering office furniture to Piedmont Natural Gas when he learned they had a job opening.”The mother of a friend was working in the sales department […]