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After Hurricane Fran swept through central North Carolina in 1996, enterprising college students drove into the area with $8 bags of ice. That was a much higher price than people normally would have paid, but those with no electricity because of the storm lined up to buy ice. Transactions...
After Hurricane Fran swept through central North Carolina in 1996, enterprising college students drove into the area with $8 bags of ice. That was a much higher price than people normally would have paid, but those with no electricity because of the storm lined up to buy ice. Transactions...
 
They say that some of the best exercise you can get is riding a bicycle. It helps to burn calories as well as provide cardio vascular conditioning
They say that some of the best exercise you can get is riding a bicycle. It helps to burn calories as well as provide cardio vascular conditioning
 
Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement after the announcement that Margaret Spellings was unanimously elected President of the University of North Carolina System by the Board of Governors
Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement after the announcement that Margaret Spellings was unanimously elected President of the University of North Carolina System by the Board of Governors
 
We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
 
State Chief Information Officer Chris Estes has been selected to serve on the Executive Committee of the National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO).
State Chief Information Officer Chris Estes has been selected to serve on the Executive Committee of the National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO).
 
This past week we had a historic event take place because saw the Roman Catholic Pope visit the United States.
This past week we had a historic event take place because saw the Roman Catholic Pope visit the United States.
 
Last year, 42 percent of recent high school graduates enrolled in one or more remedial or "developmental" math and/or English courses at a North Carolina community college.
Last year, 42 percent of recent high school graduates enrolled in one or more remedial or "developmental" math and/or English courses at a North Carolina community college.
 
On October 19, 2015, the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested Sharrief Bush, 34 years of age, of 617 E. 9th Street in Washington. Bush was charged with Trafficking in Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Cocaine, Maintaining a Dwelling to Keep a Controlled Substance...
On October 19, 2015, the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested Sharrief Bush, 34 years of age, of 617 E. 9th Street in Washington. Bush was charged with Trafficking in Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Cocaine, Maintaining a Dwelling to Keep a Controlled Substance...
 
Governor Pat McCrory has selected Jonathan Kreider of Greensboro to fill the district court vacancy in Guilford County. The vacancy was created by the retirement of District Court Judge Linda Falls.
Governor Pat McCrory has selected Jonathan Kreider of Greensboro to fill the district court vacancy in Guilford County. The vacancy was created by the retirement of District Court Judge Linda Falls.
 
Can you believe it? The Rolling Stones put on 15 US concerts in 2015, one of which was at Georgia Tech's Bobby Dodd stadium.
Can you believe it? The Rolling Stones put on 15 US concerts in 2015, one of which was at Georgia Tech's Bobby Dodd stadium.
 
Alexa Bloom has a master's degree in special education instruction, so she knew her son, Julian, was going to need a flexible approach to learning. When Julian was just 18 months old, doctors diagnosed him with autism and a severe sensory and auditory processing disorder...
Alexa Bloom has a master's degree in special education instruction, so she knew her son, Julian, was going to need a flexible approach to learning. When Julian was just 18 months old, doctors diagnosed him with autism and a severe sensory and auditory processing disorder...
 
Ted and Bobby Tony Stamps are designed to save time in replying to the various non sequitur's of Reverend Gene, a Liberal of grand stature.
Ted and Bobby Tony Stamps are designed to save time in replying to the various non sequitur's of Reverend Gene, a Liberal of grand stature.
 
Today, Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Richard Burr (R-NC) applauded the UNC Board of Governors for electing former United States Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings as the next UNC System President.
Today, Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Richard Burr (R-NC) applauded the UNC Board of Governors for electing former United States Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings as the next UNC System President.
 
Universities once served as repositories of knowledge. They were the defenders of civilization. Now, Dr. Jenna Robinson, president of the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, says universities have turned away from that traditional role
Universities once served as repositories of knowledge. They were the defenders of civilization. Now, Dr. Jenna Robinson, president of the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, says universities have turned away from that traditional role
 
Beaufort County NOW (BCN), northeastern North Carolina's only moderated Informational Platform, had yet another second best month in a row, and consistently improved in traffic, or was it our best?
Beaufort County NOW (BCN), northeastern North Carolina's only moderated Informational Platform, had yet another second best month in a row, and consistently improved in traffic, or was it our best?
 
Governor Pat McCrory visited Stone Mountain State Park and UNC Charlotte today to discuss the Connect NC bond referendum he signed into law, which if approved by voters in March, will invest $2 billion in education, parks, National Guard facilities and water and sewer infrastructure.
Governor Pat McCrory visited Stone Mountain State Park and UNC Charlotte today to discuss the Connect NC bond referendum he signed into law, which if approved by voters in March, will invest $2 billion in education, parks, National Guard facilities and water and sewer infrastructure.
 
Apart from its compliance costs (which can be massive) and opportunity costs (which can be unfathomable), another cost of overregulation can be difficult in a different way to quantify: overcriminalization.
Apart from its compliance costs (which can be massive) and opportunity costs (which can be unfathomable), another cost of overregulation can be difficult in a different way to quantify: overcriminalization.
 
Chris Stevens, Sean Smith, Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods served our country with courage and with honor.
 
Today, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) made a statement about voting no on the budget reconciliation bill, H.R. 3762
 
Formerly known as the Chicago Transit Authority but had to drop the CTA due to the city's complaints. Chicago combined great musicians with great lyrics and a rousing beat that could wake up the dead. Or at least that is what I felt like after a long night on the stools.
Formerly known as the Chicago Transit Authority but had to drop the CTA due to the city's complaints. Chicago combined great musicians with great lyrics and a rousing beat that could wake up the dead. Or at least that is what I felt like after a long night on the stools.
 
Beaufort County Community College's students have access to well-equipped labs and a gifted group of science instructors, giving them a leg up when they transfer to a four-year degree program or health sciences program, or when they transition into the workforce
Beaufort County Community College's students have access to well-equipped labs and a gifted group of science instructors, giving them a leg up when they transfer to a four-year degree program or health sciences program, or when they transition into the workforce
 
Years of federally driven testing reform and a botched rollout of sweeping, federally incentivized standards have tried the patience of the American people
Years of federally driven testing reform and a botched rollout of sweeping, federally incentivized standards have tried the patience of the American people
 
Governor Pat McCrory has signed the Connect NC Bond Act into law, which will allow the people of North Carolina to vote on a $2 billion bond package that will invest in education, parks, National Guard facilities and water and sewer infrastructure throughout the state.
Governor Pat McCrory has signed the Connect NC Bond Act into law, which will allow the people of North Carolina to vote on a $2 billion bond package that will invest in education, parks, National Guard facilities and water and sewer infrastructure throughout the state.
 
In an article from WRAL.com lamenting the fact that economic development grants made by the state of North Carolina did not "create" as many jobs as originally intended, John Skvarla, North Carolina's Commerce Secretary and number 1 cheerleader for taxpayer funded business incentives, stated that...
In an article from WRAL.com lamenting the fact that economic development grants made by the state of North Carolina did not "create" as many jobs as originally intended, John Skvarla, North Carolina's Commerce Secretary and number 1 cheerleader for taxpayer funded business incentives, stated that...
 
All claims brought by the Town of Belhaven and the NC NAACP in the recent lawsuit against Vidant Health have been dismissed in their entirety.
All claims brought by the Town of Belhaven and the NC NAACP in the recent lawsuit against Vidant Health have been dismissed in their entirety.
 
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