St. Patrick’s Day events in Jacksonville, NC

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Where to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2018 near Jacksonville, NC 

This St. Paddy’s Day, get your green on and get out to some of the events going on near Jacksonville, NC. No matter what activities you’re looking for, there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for an event for the whole family or something that is a little more age-restricted, there are a variety of ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day near Jacksonville, NC.   Continue reading

Video: 2018 Ford Performance models face off

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Watch the 2018 Ford Performance vehicles race in timed trials

For most people, driving is just another part of their routine. However, for some, there’s a distinct joy to being able to drive as fast as they can on an open track. For drivers who long to be racing on a track but need a vehicle that can be used in their day-to-day lives, the Ford Performance models are the perfect vehicle. With high-powered engines and many track-tuned options, you can have your cake and eat it too with a Ford Performance vehicle. To see which Ford Performance model is the fastest on the track, Ford released a video with all eight of the vehicles in the Performance stable racing. If you don’t think that a vehicle like a Ford Fiesta can hold its own against a racecar, this video will prove you wrong. Continue reading

Make it personal with the Ford “Personalize the Pony” feature

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Ford’s “Personalize the Pony” lets Mustang enthusiasts create their own badging 

Most people want to make sure that their vehicle is a reflection of their personality. In many cases, the only way this can be accomplished is through after-market modifications, but for some instances, there are ways that you can show your personality through your vehicle without having to change too much. Ford has introduced their Personalize the Pony feature, which Ford Mustang enthusiasts can access through Facebook.  Continue reading

Are there still manual transmission cars?

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Which 2018 Ford models have manual transmissions? 

Every year, new vehicles are becoming more and more advanced, and are hemorrhaging older technologies that aren’t as efficient or “useful” as the newer ones. As the focus shifts to vehicles that are able to drive themselves, fewer people are learning how to drive a vehicle with a manual transmission. Whether you’re a driving enthusiast or someone who enjoys the benefits of getting behind the wheel of a vehicle equipped with a manual transmission, it is likely you’ve had trouble finding a new vehicle that fits your needs. Though many manufacturers are phasing out the manual transmission, you can still find a few new Ford cars that include a manual transmission.  Continue reading

Best Florists in Jacksonville, North Carolina

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Where to find flowers for Valentine’s Day, 2018 in Jacksonville, NC 

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but don’t worry if you haven’t gotten anything for the special someone in your life yet. There’s still plenty of time to find the perfect gift for the ones you love. Though most people think that Valentine’s Day is just a day to celebrate romance, it can also be an occasion to let other people in your life know just how much you care about them. Whether you’re getting a gift for a significant other, or for a friend, flowers are an excellent token of your appreciation. To find flowers for Valentine’s Day, or just because, visit these florists in Jacksonville, North Carolina.   Continue reading

2018 Ford Fiesta Color Options

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Which color should you choose for your 2018 Ford Fiesta? 

In many cases, drivers use their vehicles to help express certain aspects of their personality. Though there are some who are just looking for a vehicle that won’t show dirt, there are plenty of others who are looking for exciting color options that help showcase who they are as a person. Drivers who are searching to make a statement with their vehicle will want to take a look at the exciting color options on the 2018 Ford Fiesta. Continue reading

Ford showcases racing history with 2018 Ford GT ’67 Heritage

2018 Ford GT Supercar in Race Red

2018 Ford GT ’67 Heritage exhibits historic paint job 

There are two types of people: those who admit they’d like to drive a race car, and liars. While most people won’t get the opportunity to get behind the wheel of a vehicle that has come screaming through the finish line, Ford is giving them the next best thing. The 2018 Ford GT is paying tribute to the racing heritage of the vehicle with a unique edition.   Continue reading

Escape Rooms near Jacksonville, NC

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Fun things to do in Jacksonville, NC

Whether you’re looking for a team-building adventure or just something exciting and different to do, you can have a fun time at one of the many escape rooms near Jacksonville, NC. Escape rooms are a recent trend where 2-10 people are locked in a themed room and have to solve a series of puzzles to get out within a time constraint.   Continue reading

Getting a Driver’s License in North Carolina

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How to get a driver’s license in North Carolina if you’re over 18

Most people go through the process of getting a license when they are sixteen. Sometimes, classes to help prepare you for taking the written test and then offer the road test through the school.  If driver’s ed isn’t offered, there are plenty of driving schools that have professionals who can train you. While many get their license as soon as possible, some people don’t get their license until they are an adult. Continue reading

Does car color relate to speeding tickets?

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Are you more likely to get pulled over in a red car?

There are some urban legends that are unequivocally false, while others have a base in reality. One urban legend that has always had traction is that red cars are more likely to be pulled over by a police officer. Most people are content to take that piece of advice at face value and avoid purchasing a red vehicle, but the question remains: do red cars get pulled over more than other vehicles? Continue reading