Archived Results for Monday, March 23, 2015

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Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina and ‎Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa today released evidence received by the Judiciary Committee confirming that murder suspect Emmanuel Jesus Rangel-Hernandez avoided deportation.
The unsanctified blood and gore, and the unmitigated violence to inflict such, in copious proportions with extreme prejudice, upon one's enemy was the unrelenting theme of this most effective film.
The political pot has been boiling over the Congressional invitation to the PM of Israel as well as the letter sent by 40+ foolish individuals of Republican Party connection and leadership.
I attended the meeting yesterday at Manteo of (BOEM), Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. It was at the Ramada Inn, 4th floor conference room.
Dr. Richard Couch, a doctor of osteopathic medicine, will join Vidant Orthopedics-Washington located at 1207 Highland Drive.
Today Vidant Health officials broke ground on a new cancer center and bed tower at Vidant Medical Center that will create a state-of-the-art destination for oncology patients and families.
This week, a bipartisan coalition of House and Senate members unveiled legislation that would allow dozens of eastern North Carolina communities to proceed with a critical sales agreement that will reduce electricity rates and spur job growth and economic development across eastern North Carolina.
This week, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted for two bills – H.R.1029, the EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2015, and H.R. 1030, the Secret Science Reform Act of 2015 – that would help reign in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) today spoke on the Senate floor on the need for Senate Democratic leaders to end their filibuster of the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015.
Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) is pressuring Secretary of the Air Force, Debra Lee James, to explain why the Air Force is prematurely proceeding with its plans to dismantle the 440th Airlift Wing (AW) at Fort Bragg, which violates the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2015.
Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory will light the Executive Mansion and Western Residence in blue tomorrow after sunset to observe World Down Syndrome Day. The residences will be illuminated until midnight.
Apparently, General Maximus has unleashed hell upon the powers-that-be within the North Carolina General Assembly.
Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Packrite, LLC will expand its operations in Guilford County and create 100 new jobs over the next five years. The company plans to invest $8.9 million in...
Hillary B. Clinton, the curator of the Benghazi Cover-up, now must face the proverbial music that began with much talk about that 'despicable video'.
An open letter from Mike Adams: Dear University of North Carolina (UNC) Board of Governors (BOG)...
America needs a better-educated work force - but President Obama's plan for "free" community college is not the way to get it.
Earlier this month, the NC House introduced the "NC Competes Act," a bill that would expand the state's Job Development Investment Grant program (JDIG), and extend targeted tax breaks for datacenters and a major passenger airline. Yesterday, the Senate introduced two bills designed as an...
Wikipedia defines "pork barrel" spending as "the appropriation of government spending for localized projects secured solely or primarily to bring money to a representative's district."
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.
On 3-16-2015, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested a second person involved in the Meth Lab discovered on 03-08-2015 at 167 Bradley Lane in Washington.
On 3-12-2015, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested Delray Quincy Jennette, 41 years of age, of 670 Pine Street in Belhaven.
State lawmakers have started reviewing Gov. Pat McCrory's budget proposal for the 2015-2017 biennium. It sets out McCrory's General Fund spending plan for $22 billion in each of the next two fiscal years. The General Fund makes up a significant chunk of the overall state budget of more than...
I suppose if you thought Kay Hagan's reelection campaign was a brilliant exercise in political rhetoric, you might try to reuse her talking points to win the political debates of 2015 or the political races of 2016.
If North Carolina's tax burden has no effect on business decisions and the performance of the economy, as left-of-center politicians and editorialists have repeatedly insisted, then why are they so enamored with targeted tax breaks?
American labor unions are in serious decline and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has become nothing more than a legal enforcer for panicked union bosses.
Governor Pat McCrory signed legislation this evening that amends several areas of environmental law. The legislation, House Bill 157, was introduced by Rep. Pat McElraft and Rep. Rick Catlin and passed the General Assembly today.
Governor Pat McCrory and Cultural Resources Secretary Susan Kluttz recently continued their tour throughout North Carolina to highlight the successful efforts to revitalize urban downtowns, main streets and rural communities through the historic tax credit program. As the tour continues across...
Governor Pat McCrory issued a statement following the unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel which upheld the Governor's challenge involving the use of commissions to perform regulatory responsibilities assigned to the Executive Branch.
Charges against Mount Airy resident Myra Combs of driving while impaired were dismissed after a judge ruled that the traffic stop in which she was arrested violated her constitutional rights.
North Carolina's law mandating electric utilities to increase their use of renewable energy sources has caused the loss of nearly 24,000 jobs, $14.4 billion in forgone personal income, and will boost ratepayers' annual bills by $149 million.
It looks as if the recent U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments in King v. Burwell transpired as expected. While all justices must follow the golden rule that a statute cannot be interpreted in isolation but instead must be read in full context, there were differing opinions as to whether Congress...
A new rule adopted by the state House could mean that representatives would face fewer surprises at committee meetings, and members of the public with interest in specific legislation also could be better informed.
U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-11th District, wants to sack the National Football League's tax-exempt status because, he said, it's unfair for a multibillion-dollar sports enterprise to enjoy special tax treatment usually reserved for churches, educational entities, and charitable organizations.
There's nothing more revealing about a news medium than the way it deals with its own errors. Is it, to use human terms, honest, forthright, and sincerely sorry, or is it evasive, sneaky, and dishonest?
As landowners wait to see if the N.C. Department of Transportation will appeal a recent decision enhancing property rights along highway corridors, lawmakers in Raleigh have filed bills that would limit the grip of the state's Map Act or eliminate it altogether.
Conservatives have spent much time in recent years talking about repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. Avik Roy, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and opinion editor at Forbes, has a different idea. Roy issued a report in 2014 titled...
This kind of thing happens a lot at the local level. Your county commissioners will claim they are holding the line on the property tax rate.
That's right. You read it correctly. Leftist strategist Thomas Mills is praising the work of new Republican speaker Tim Moore
High-performance materials manufacturer DSM Dyneema will fund an EC Scholar award to be earmarked for an engineering student beginning the 2016-2017 academic year.
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