Here are some things NCMS employees, members, and the general public are talking about this week!


ACC Basketball Heats Up As Tourney Gets Closer

The 2023 ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament is March 7-11

The ACC Tourney is less than a month away.  Big games this weekend include:


Notre Dame vs. #7 Virginia

#10 Tennessee vs. Kentucky

#5 Kansas vs. #9 Baylor

#1 Alabama vs. Georgia


UNC vs. #23 NC State

#3 Purdue vs. Ohio State

#2 Houston vs. Memphis


Carolina Hurricanes Fan Fest!

Carolina Hurricanes Fan Fest presented by UNC Health
  • Dates: February 17, 2023
  • Venue: Fayetteville Street
  • Location: Downtown Raleigh
  • Address: Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Times: 11am-9pm
  • Admission: Free


Barney is Back!

Millennials Rejoice!  Barney is making a return to TV screens!

Mattel says this time around look for Barney on TV, a film, YouTube, music, toys, books, and of course plenty of merchandise!

More on I love you, you love me is here.


The Book of Mormon Lands at DPAC

The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it “Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal.” It’s THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award® winning Best Musical.

How to get tickets is here.


The 2023 Daytona 500 is Sunday!

The 2023 Daytona 500 is an upcoming NASCAR Cup Series race and the 65th running of the event. It will be held on February 19, 2023, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. It will be the first race of the 2023 NASCAR Cup SeriesJimmie Johnson is scheduled to return to the Cup Series for Legacy Motor Club in this race.


Will Moravian Cookies Be Official State Cookie?

A bill filed Monday would make Moravian cookies the official cookie of NC>  Reps. Jon Hardister, Donny Lambeth, and Jeff Zenger are the primary sponsors of the bill.  This is the second time they have tried to make the famous cookies made in Winston-Salem the official state cookie.

What do you think?  Comment below and read more here.