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CELEBRITY - Mark Wood presents Electrify Your Strings!

International recording artist Mark Wood, an original member of the multiplatinum selling Trans-Siberian Orchestra and creator of the revolutionary Viper electric violin, SV Stingray, and Cobra cello brought his groundbreaking music education program Electrify Your Strings! This exciting event transformed the student musicians of local middle and high schools into a full-fledged Rock Orchestra! Mark performed with over 150 students from local schools comprising the All-Star Orchestra. The audience was entertained by Mark's original material, as well as music by Led Zeppelin, Cream, The Beatles, and more. The event was Open to the public with all profits going to the schools music programs.  Photos by Patrick Nicholson.


MSC Industrial Tour - New Davidson Facility

MSC, one of the nation’s leading distributors of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) solutions, services and supplies, celebrated the grand opening Sept. 24 of its Davidson co-headquarters.  The six-story, 180,000 square-foot building off Harbour Place Drive is expected to bring 400 jobs to the region by 2017. The building also has space to hold an additional 350 employees. It’ll be one of two headquarters offices for the company, which was founded in 1941 by Sidney Jacobson in New York’s “Little Italy” neighborhood.  To read more follow this link: