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The words "ambitious state budget" must test well in polls and focus groups
Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement on this morning's shooting deaths of police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Governor McCrory is holding Duke Energy accountable and cleaning up coal ash ponds once and for all, Roy Cooper let this problem fester for more than 28 years during his career as a top lawmaker and as attorney general. Instead of ever addressing coal ash
This week in North Carolina, the Burr campaign will highlight Senator Burr's work to provide states with more federal funding so they can decide on the most effective ways to help students receive a quality education and to give teachers the resources they need to educate the next generation
The results of the Democratic Party - with the assistance of Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and other race hucksters - setting up Hillary Clinton as the black voters big Bwana (Swahili, from Arabic abuna "our leader") is shortening lives and preventing young African Americans from climbing out
Charles Krauthammer said it best: "Well last night, Cruz delivered the longest suicide note in American political history".
Accountability -- and our outdated concept of it -- is a topic Andy Smarick of the Fordham Institute artfully explores in recent blog post "Public Accountability vs. Consumer Accountability".
What happened to head of the FBI, James Comey? He was supposed to be this "pillar of integrity" and yet has now been cuckolded by the likes of Durbin, B.H. Obama, Loretta Lynch and other denizens of D.C.
The States, acting voluntarily and in convention, entered into the Union by adopting a social compact, the US Constitution. The features of a compact provide great protection for American liberty.
It is with great pleasure that the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and Vidant Medical Center welcome Dr. David A. Axelrod to their surgery faculty and staff
The halfway mark of this event-filled year is a good time to reflect on the first six months in North Carolina. We would say the year's theme to date has been protest
I've enjoyed reliving our vacation by writing about our Viking ship and the historical perspective we gained while traveling. If those topics haven't sparked your interest, this description of the sights along the way is bound to do the trick.

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Government

While the Wake County Board of Elections voted along party lines to appeal a 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling throwing out local school board and county commissioner districts, state legislative leaders are fighting to get back in as defendants in the case
While officials are mulling a request from a federal judge to submit new district maps for Wake County commissioner and school board elections, one longtime lawmaker says the U.S. Supreme Court could allow this year's elections to be held under the disputed plans
The state's controversial Map Act could be coming to an end, as the House on Wednesday adopted a bill placing a one-year moratorium on any new corridor maps from being filed under the act

Op-Ed & Politics

The words "ambitious state budget" must test well in polls and focus groups
Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement on this morning's shooting deaths of police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Governor McCrory is holding Duke Energy accountable and cleaning up coal ash ponds once and for all, Roy Cooper let this problem fester for more than 28 years during his career as a top lawmaker and as attorney general. Instead of ever addressing coal ash

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Community

Sheriff Ernie Coleman and the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is proud to partner with Kingdom Builders.
On March 18, 2015 at approximately 2:18 a.m, the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office received a report of a fire at an abandoned residence on Durham Creek Road near the intersection of Core Point Road. Firefighters with Blounts Creek and Aurora Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the scene...
On 3-20-2015, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit and Alcohol Law Enforcement Division executed a search warrant on Rodney Lamont Albritton's residence located at 105 Anderson Place in Washington.

Business

Governor Pat McCrory helped open a new $100 million Walmart Distribution Center in Mebane that will create 550 jobs
Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Relias Learning LLC will add more than 450 jobs over the coming five years in Wake County
Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that TekTone® Sound & Signal Mfg., Inc. will create 35 jobs over the next five years as it expands operations in Macon County.

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The Region

Beaufort County Community College is offering "Business Marketing for Creative Entrepreneurs" in Hyde County
The fraternal benefit society WoodmenLife 623 Washington donated $1,500 to the Beaufort County Community College Foundation for scholarships
This year's North Carolina Literary Review (NCLR), now on its way to readers throughout the state, celebrates the 25th issue of the publication

The Arts

AOP to present the 2016 Hands on Arts Fall Festival. Join us at the Hands On Festival on September 24, 2016 at the Turnage Theater in historic downtown Washington, NC
All aboard, the train is leaving the station bound for the Trump Party in Cleveland.
Subject to minor changes before final printing, in case of indictment of HRC.

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Living

It is with great pleasure that the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and Vidant Medical Center welcome Dr. David A. Axelrod to their surgery faculty and staff
The NC Office of State Human Resources' (OSHR) "Be a Hazard Hero" Program was selected by the Southern Legislative Conference (SLC)-whose mission is to foster and encourage intergovernmental cooperation

Announcements

This Saturday, June 23, 2012, there will be a PraiseFest event on Washington's Waterfront from from 1:00 to 6:00 pm.
The most recent tropical storm, Beryl, which washed ashore near the Georgia / Florida state line, May 27, 2012, the remnants of which have moved into the center of the Southeastern United States, now threatens torrential rainfall for all of eastern North Carolina.

 
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