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Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement on the shooting that occurred in Orlando overnight
Do state politicians have principles? To some cynical academics and activists, the only way this question can have an affirmative answer is to define the term the way comedian Groucho Marx famously did: "Those are my principles, and if you don't like them ... well, I have others."
The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) advises trustees and alumni about higher education issues, identifies "oases of [educational] excellence," and examines graduation requirements at various colleges to answer the question "What Will They Learn?"
On June 7, 2016, the State of North Carolina held its primary election for the North Carolina Supreme and Superior Court, as well as the United States House of Representatives
Sunday morning, June 12, 2016, may seem like just any other Sunday morning at my headquarters in rural northeastern North Carolina; but, in a Gay night club known as "Pulse", in Orlando, Florida, many Americans lay dead and others dying.
In 1824, Rep. John Randolph from Virginia addressed Congress and condemned the high protective tariff that it was poised to pass, explaining how it would inflict great economic harm on the Southern states.
The thrill is gone. Carrying a concealed weapon for three weeks in the suburbs is boring.
NC Capitol Connection is posting election results. They are revealing about what voters really need
Well, it's over. For all the talk about the Trump Revolution and a desire to send The Establishment a message - we got very little action to support ANY of that.
At birth, we boarded the train of life and met our parents, and we believed that they would always travel by our side. However, at some station, our parents would step down from the train, leaving us on life's journey alone.
Last year I wrote about reclusive folks who enjoy Imaginary Friends on social media and about Robot Lovers.
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The following exciting classes and seminars are available through the Continuing Education Department at BCCC
Noah Phipps was awarded the Basics of Criminal Justice certificate from Beaufort County Community College
Two students successfully completed the Nurse Aide I program at Beaufort County Community College. Lovely Johnson of Chocowinity and Lisa Perez of Washington completed the night class program
Jefferson Davis' worse fears came true. The big government of Abraham Lincoln, the greatest tyrant our country has ever known, has co-opted and crafted the "great lie" of why our country fought the Civil War.
Some think that it is impossible to reverse the destructive course our government is on now. Impossible is a big word and Donald Trump is a big man. I believe he is capable of achieving the impossible.
When Representative Rob Bryan first proposed the idea of Achievement School Districts it seemed, at first, a pretty radical concept, but after a year of discussion we've not heard many alternatives put forward
Yesterday, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) and Congressman Thomas Massie (KY-4) introduced an amendment to the legislative branch appropriations bill to defund the post-speaker office that retired speakers enjoy for up to five years after they leave office
Governor Pat McCrory celebrated the graduation of sixteen active-duty Marines from the Veterans in Piping accelerated welding program today at Camp Lejeune. Brigadier General Robert F. Castellvi
Shortly after the Council of State approved the first $200 million issuance and sale for the Connect NC Bond, Appalachian State University was awarded a construction contract to build a new College of Health Sciences Building
Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) recently co-sponsored a bipartisan amendment to the FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act
Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement on the death of Captain Bradley Long
Governor Pat McCrory today received the endorsement of the Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas (ABC), a key trade association representing over 1,800 construction-related companies across the North and South Carolina
New employment data shows the unemployment rate has fallen in all 100 counties since Governor Pat McCrory entered office in January 2013
Governor Pat McCrory vetoed Senate Bill 71 because it weakens environmental protections, delays water connections for well owners, ignores dam safety, hinders efforts to reuse coal ash and violates the state constitution
Today, on the 72nd anniversary of D-Day, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) took the Senate floor to commemorate North Carolina's critical role in the Allied invasion of Normandy and the liberation of Europe during World War II.
The Council of State unanimously approved a resolution today for the issuance and sale of $200 million in bonds to support the Connect NC investments in our state's education, parks, National Guard, and water and sewer infrastructure
Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement on the death of NC native soldier Rae'Lauren Gates, who was killed in a training accident in Texas
State Senator Bill Cook (R-District 1) voted today in support of the Senate version of the state budget, which cuts taxes, controls the growth of government spending, bolsters the state's savings, and dramatically increases teacher pay.
Students who leave college with no degree but an accumulation of debt face obvious hardship, but what about taxpayer money wasted on students with no degrees
Every semester during my thirteen years of teaching at a liberal arts college, several senior year students would approach me and ask if I "knew of any jobs out there."
The 2016 edition of regulatory reform is beginning to emerge as both the House and the Senate piece together their respective versions, which focus on curtailing costly rules and making the process of imposing regulations more accountable to the public
Opponents of the proposed high-occupancy-or-toll lane project along Interstate 77 sense a bit of momentum after a bill ordering the N.C. Department of Transportation to cancel the project's contract overwhelmingly passed the House
The state House on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a bill that would put the brakes on the Interstate 77 high-occupancy or toll lanes project in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties
So many books, so little time. With this in mind, the Amazon Books editors set out to compile a list of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime.
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