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East Carolina University has been named one of the best colleges in the Southeast region based on its academic programs by The Princeton Review - an educational services company known for its annual college ratings.
East Carolina University has been named one of the best colleges in the Southeast region based on its academic programs by The Princeton Review - an educational services company known for its annual college ratings.
 
Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that BSH Home Appliances Corporation plans to create 460 new jobs in Craven County.
Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that BSH Home Appliances Corporation plans to create 460 new jobs in Craven County.
 
California-based Apple promotes its 500,000-square-foot data center in Maiden, N.C., by saying it runs
California-based Apple promotes its 500,000-square-foot data center in Maiden, N.C., by saying it runs
 
Twelve women dedicated to empowering female leaders at East Carolina University met Nov. 6 for a discussion on leadership.
Twelve women dedicated to empowering female leaders at East Carolina University met Nov. 6 for a discussion on leadership.
 
The final batch of solar and other renewable energy projects requested under the "safe harbor" law enacted in April by the General Assembly could cost North Carolina taxpayers as much as $937,804,785 in credits, according to aggregated figures released Wednesday by the North Carolina Department...
The final batch of solar and other renewable energy projects requested under the "safe harbor" law enacted in April by the General Assembly could cost North Carolina taxpayers as much as $937,804,785 in credits, according to aggregated figures released Wednesday by the North Carolina Department...
 
I enjoy the company of folks like myself. There is safety in numbers and economy of scale and many common goals need group effort.
I enjoy the company of folks like myself. There is safety in numbers and economy of scale and many common goals need group effort.
 
The Durham County Board of Elections met to hear the challenge to Ivanna Gonzalez's voter registration. In less than an hour, the two board members present (one Democrat and one Republican), voted to dismiss the case for lack of evidence.
The Durham County Board of Elections met to hear the challenge to Ivanna Gonzalez's voter registration. In less than an hour, the two board members present (one Democrat and one Republican), voted to dismiss the case for lack of evidence.
 
Tales of Sector E38 is a saga of short stories within the Trials of Ambiguity world, providing particular accounts of certain aspects
Tales of Sector E38 is a saga of short stories within the Trials of Ambiguity world, providing particular accounts of certain aspects
 
Sometime during this season you will no doubt hear or maybe even sing "The Twelve Days of Christmas." This spirited cumulative song, with each verse built upon the previous one, lists the increasingly lavish gifts given by the recipient's true love.
Sometime during this season you will no doubt hear or maybe even sing "The Twelve Days of Christmas." This spirited cumulative song, with each verse built upon the previous one, lists the increasingly lavish gifts given by the recipient's true love.
 
Hussein Obama wants to appear that he cares a little bit about fighting terror, but, mostly, he wants the World to rather know that he is doing it with one hand tied behind his back to be a good sport.
Hussein Obama wants to appear that he cares a little bit about fighting terror, but, mostly, he wants the World to rather know that he is doing it with one hand tied behind his back to be a good sport.
 
Over the next 12 months, expect to hear a great deal about the "Carolina Comeback." It will be the reelection theme for Gov. Pat McCrory and other Republican leaders.
Over the next 12 months, expect to hear a great deal about the "Carolina Comeback." It will be the reelection theme for Gov. Pat McCrory and other Republican leaders.
 
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that he has selected Keith Werner as the next State Chief Information Officer (CIO). Werner most recently served as Deputy State Chief Information Officer and succeeds Chris Estes, who returned to the private sector last month.
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that he has selected Keith Werner as the next State Chief Information Officer (CIO). Werner most recently served as Deputy State Chief Information Officer and succeeds Chris Estes, who returned to the private sector last month.
 
When seconds matter, the police are minutes away.
When seconds matter, the police are minutes away.
 
Gov. Pat McCrory, U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, and 2nd District U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers are among high-profile Republican incumbents who have drawn Republican primary opponents, but 54 other candidates were, in effect, elected to the General Assembly on Monday because nobody chose to run against...
Gov. Pat McCrory, U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, and 2nd District U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers are among high-profile Republican incumbents who have drawn Republican primary opponents, but 54 other candidates were, in effect, elected to the General Assembly on Monday because nobody chose to run against...
 
Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory hosted an open house at the Executive Mansion today for people who contributed to the Rescue Christmas Tree located in the Sun Room of the residence.
Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory hosted an open house at the Executive Mansion today for people who contributed to the Rescue Christmas Tree located in the Sun Room of the residence.
 
West Liberty University (WLU) is the oldest college in West Virginia's state supported higher ed system. I have taught there since 2007 and was promoted to full professor last year
West Liberty University (WLU) is the oldest college in West Virginia's state supported higher ed system. I have taught there since 2007 and was promoted to full professor last year
 
In March, the National Education Association (NEA) released their latest Rankings and Estimates report. Last school year, North Carolina's average teacher salary ranked 42nd in the nation and trailed 41st-ranked Louisiana by just over $100. The new edition of the report should be released...
In March, the National Education Association (NEA) released their latest Rankings and Estimates report. Last school year, North Carolina's average teacher salary ranked 42nd in the nation and trailed 41st-ranked Louisiana by just over $100. The new edition of the report should be released...
 
Mary E. Madden a resident of Washington, NC, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2016.
Mary E. Madden a resident of Washington, NC, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2016.
 
In recognition of November as Adoption Awareness Month, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services thanked families and professionals in the adoption community during an event held Nov. 20 on the eve of Adoption Awareness Day.
In recognition of November as Adoption Awareness Month, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services thanked families and professionals in the adoption community during an event held Nov. 20 on the eve of Adoption Awareness Day.
 
No steel girders have been raised on the site of Greensboro's new downtown performing arts center, even though the cost of it already has.
No steel girders have been raised on the site of Greensboro's new downtown performing arts center, even though the cost of it already has.
 
I am formally offering each of you the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a Sure Fire Money Making New Venture aptly named...GrandmaNearYou.com
I am formally offering each of you the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a Sure Fire Money Making New Venture aptly named...GrandmaNearYou.com
 
Just beyond the sunset lies a home for me.
Just beyond the sunset lies a home for me.
 
This morning, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted against the $1.1 trillion, 2,009-page omnibus spending bill that does nothing substantive to curb the thousands of Middle Eastern refugees entering the United States.
This morning, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted against the $1.1 trillion, 2,009-page omnibus spending bill that does nothing substantive to curb the thousands of Middle Eastern refugees entering the United States.
 
The Office of Governor Pat McCrory has announced five animal shelters that will benefit from an open house hosted by Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory.
The Office of Governor Pat McCrory has announced five animal shelters that will benefit from an open house hosted by Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory.
 
Lawmakers are moving forward with plans to sell houses and other real properties owned by the state that are unused, or have not been used to their full potential.
Lawmakers are moving forward with plans to sell houses and other real properties owned by the state that are unused, or have not been used to their full potential.
 
Effective immediately all drones over .55 pounds must be registered with the Federal Government. You Could Go to Jail for Forgetting to Register Your Drone
Effective immediately all drones over .55 pounds must be registered with the Federal Government. You Could Go to Jail for Forgetting to Register Your Drone
 
We've provided a lot of coverage to the saga of Gene Nichol, the alleged law professor at UNC, who appears to do little more with his six-figure salary than publish articles bashing Republicans.
We've provided a lot of coverage to the saga of Gene Nichol, the alleged law professor at UNC, who appears to do little more with his six-figure salary than publish articles bashing Republicans.
 
North Carolina has accepted 59 Syrian refugees, and as many as 270 others are expected to be relocated throughout the state, according to Gov. Pat McCrory's office. The governor's office updated the information Monday, three days after it responded to an open-records request from Carolina Journal...
North Carolina has accepted 59 Syrian refugees, and as many as 270 others are expected to be relocated throughout the state, according to Gov. Pat McCrory's office. The governor's office updated the information Monday, three days after it responded to an open-records request from Carolina Journal...
 
Today, Senator Thom Tillis voted in support of the omnibus appropriations bill, which, in addition to keeping the federal government running, also boosts defense discretionary funding, provides much-needed pay raises for military personnel.
Today, Senator Thom Tillis voted in support of the omnibus appropriations bill, which, in addition to keeping the federal government running, also boosts defense discretionary funding, provides much-needed pay raises for military personnel.
 
I take no responsibility for this post.It was forwarded to me in an email by another disillusioned patriot, but I want to be fair and balanced. I offer it for consideration as a new poll.
I take no responsibility for this post.It was forwarded to me in an email by another disillusioned patriot, but I want to be fair and balanced. I offer it for consideration as a new poll.
 
The city of Asheville and customers living outside the city who rely on Asheville for their drinking water long have had a contentious relationship. The issue was again before the state's second highest court in October, this time over whether a law passed in 2013 taking control of the water...
The city of Asheville and customers living outside the city who rely on Asheville for their drinking water long have had a contentious relationship. The issue was again before the state's second highest court in October, this time over whether a law passed in 2013 taking control of the water...
 
The Democrats' victory, and Republican Ryan's defeat, was garishly displayed when his omnibus got more Democratic votes in the House and in the Senate than it got Republican votes.
The Democrats' victory, and Republican Ryan's defeat, was garishly displayed when his omnibus got more Democratic votes in the House and in the Senate than it got Republican votes.
 
North Carolina is one of only a handful of states that enjoy the highest credit ratings from all the major bond-rating agencies.
North Carolina is one of only a handful of states that enjoy the highest credit ratings from all the major bond-rating agencies.
 
During the "Budget Battle of 1995-1996," which caused a shutdown of much of the federal government for 27 days, I was a freelance reporter for New Jersey's second biggest newspaper.
During the "Budget Battle of 1995-1996," which caused a shutdown of much of the federal government for 27 days, I was a freelance reporter for New Jersey's second biggest newspaper.
 
Governor Pat McCrory signed an executive order today to crack down on employee misclassification practices in North Carolina.
Governor Pat McCrory signed an executive order today to crack down on employee misclassification practices in North Carolina.
 
In Part 1, we looked at Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) enrollment as an indicator of the growing gap between the educational options now available at the traditional public schools and the options parents actually want for their children
In Part 1, we looked at Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) enrollment as an indicator of the growing gap between the educational options now available at the traditional public schools and the options parents actually want for their children
 
As a Dustoff Pilot, I would fly out for pick-ups in the field. Each day I would see the conditions that the ground troops had to endure and I would draw comparisons to my own situation.
As a Dustoff Pilot, I would fly out for pick-ups in the field. Each day I would see the conditions that the ground troops had to endure and I would draw comparisons to my own situation.
 
A sore toe brought Roanoke Rapids resident Macon Reavis to his doctor's office in 1996 - the year he was diagnosed as a Type 2 diabetic.
A sore toe brought Roanoke Rapids resident Macon Reavis to his doctor's office in 1996 - the year he was diagnosed as a Type 2 diabetic.
 
Entrepreneurship programs are spreading rapidly across America and are attracting a growing number of students. But one question keeps coming up: Is it really possible to teach entrepreneurship?
Entrepreneurship programs are spreading rapidly across America and are attracting a growing number of students. But one question keeps coming up: Is it really possible to teach entrepreneurship?
 
Beaufort County Community College will offer a Nurse Aide 2 Evening Course next spring at the Washington County Center in Roper, N.C. The course will be held on Monday and Wednesday nights from 6-10 p.m. and two Saturdays per month from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., beginning on Jan. 25, 2016 and running
Beaufort County Community College will offer a Nurse Aide 2 Evening Course next spring at the Washington County Center in Roper, N.C. The course will be held on Monday and Wednesday nights from 6-10 p.m. and two Saturdays per month from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., beginning on Jan. 25, 2016 and running
 
Recent historic tax reforms have helped North Carolina jump from No. 44 to No. 15 in the Tax Foundation's annual ranking of state business climates
Recent historic tax reforms have helped North Carolina jump from No. 44 to No. 15 in the Tax Foundation's annual ranking of state business climates
 
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