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On Saturday afternoon, Oct. 17, approximately 10,000 people attended the "We Stand With God" rally on the Halifax Mall behind North Carolina's legislative building.
Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Frontier Communications Corporation has committed to adding 200 jobs over the coming five years as part of a $4.3 million expansion...
First a quick review of books by Mr. Watchman Nee.
It was close, but BCN's October, 2015, month of daily traffic ascended to a level that allowed Beaufort County NOW to capture the 'brass ring' of sustained popularity to monthly best that blowout time of March, 2015, by the slimmest of margins.
The details of the trip are not important but I am happy to report that I did not come back broke.
First, it was the Liberal, but not too sharp and not at all funny, women of The View, and then it was their messiah, Hussein Obama, stopping the Keystone Pipeline, and then attempting to explain that death truthfully.
The PotashCorp-Aurora BCCC Foundation Golf Tournament, held on Oct. 16 at the Washington Yacht and Country Club, was a remarkable fundraising success, netting more than $16,000 that will be used for the sole purpose of providing emergency grants for students in financial need.
The PotashCorp-Aurora BCCC Foundation Golf Tournament, held on Oct. 16 at the Washington Yacht and Country Club, was a remarkable fundraising success, netting more than $16,000 that will be used for the sole purpose of providing emergency grants for students in financial need.
Are you already familiar with QuickBooks? Would you like to understand how to improve financial reporting, job costing, and better manage your business? This specialized seminar covers topics such as modifying, formatting, memorizing and saving financial and other reports; creating graphs...
Beaufort County Community College's Vice President of Continuing Education, Stacey Gerard, has been appointed to the Workforce Development Leadership Committee (WDLC), an advisory group consisting of senior continuing education administrators from community colleges across the state.
This blog was inspired by a high school friend who's been taking a trip down memory lane by posting pics on Facebook of the cars he's owned. Following his story has made me think that I'm a bit of an oddball in that I've only owned three cars.
Ever since our 2014 vacation to Normandy and the D-Day sites, I think of Veterans Day in an entirely new light.
Six East Carolina University graduate students are doing their part to uphold the university's motto, "Servire" -- " to serve" -- after being named North Carolina Albert Schweitzer Fellows for the 2015-2016 academic year.
A driving program developed by East Carolina University graduate students is steering some local teens with autism toward greater independence.
East Carolina University's Laupus Library marked a decade of honoring research and scholarship from across the Division of Health Sciences' colleges and schools at a Nov. 10 event.
Sunny skies greeted more than 200 people who attended the annual Veterans Day ceremony at East Carolina University on Nov. 11.
George, a Purple Heart recipient, was stationed at Hickam Field in Hawaii during the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. He joined the U.S. Army Air Force in 1940 and served in the Pacific Theater during most of World War II, including the Pacific Ocean nuclear bomb tests. After 23 years of service...
East Carolina University is getting high marks by two national organizations for its efforts in supporting student veterans and military service members.
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Hopefully, these kids were taught Slavery was a Black owned business in Africa.
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How would you feel if the Federal government told you that your son or daughter had to share a bathroom or locker room with a student of the opposite sex?
Education Savings Accounts (ESAs) are taxpayer-funded accounts established to provide an education for qualified students. While the state oversees the deposit of state funds, parents have discretion over how the funds are spent...
The News & Observer is doing its darnedest to ignore the growing criticism of Common Core standards. The paper's recent editorial "Defending Common Core" was an exercise in putting lipstick on a pig.
The Civitas Institute applauds Sen. Bob Rucho's tireless advocacy on behalf of North Carolina taxpayers. Rucho, who announced Thursday that the current term will be his last, spearheaded the fight for the most significant tax reform and relief in the state's history, passed in 2013...
Consider these real-life scenarios: An Arizona family is told their 6-year-old son, Ryan, has symptoms on the autism spectrum. Doctors say he will need 20-40 hours per week of individual therapies. Ryan's parents can't afford that. What can they do?
Late last week, the Tax Foundation - the nation's leading independent tax policy research organization since 1937 - released its book "North Carolina Illustrated: A Visual Guide to Tax Reform."
This is the twentieth of a less new series of images from across North Carolina from my travels, and from the long intervals that I have spent with my camera making a record of where I have been.
This begins a new series of images from across North Carolina from my travels, and from the long intervals that I have spent with my camera making a record of where I have been.
This is the second of a new series of images from across North Carolina from my travels, and from the long intervals that I have spent with my camera making a record of where I have been.
Today is Veterans Day, 2015 and I thank all those who have served and who are still serving in our nation's Military and Coast Guard.
In America, at least in the America that I used to know, people believed in themselves and they believed in freedom and the individual pursuit of happiness. Unfortunately, we do not seem to believe that anymore.
There is a time to be accepting of just about anything that is moral and ethical. I know, you think I forgot legal. But what is legal?
I used to have the naive idea that journalists based their editorial decisions on independent standards that obtained no matter who was involved in a news story.
The Tennessee Valley Authority produced a recent study that found the premium it pays to solar energy producers is about 67 percent higher than solar's actual value (about 12 cents per kilowatt versus 7.2 cents/kw). As reported in the Chattanooga Times Free Press...
Amid questions about legislative interference in the actions of the UNC Board of Governors, the board voted Friday to make records of its controversial Oct. 30 meeting available for review by members of the General Assembly.
Raleigh's city council on Tuesday loosened sidewalk-dining restrictions it imposed in August, but downtown restaurant and bar owners say the regulations still are too complicated and must be simplified.
For decades, energy costs have been manipulated by state government subsidies. Just like other subsidies, whether for the film industry, automobile manufacturers, or even specific companies, special treatments transfer the tax burden from the recipients of the subsidies to others, creating unfair...
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