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The University of North Carolina System Board of Governors on Thursday, April 25, named Kelli Brown chancellor of Western Carolina University.
The University of North Carolina System Board of Governors on Thursday, April 25, named Kelli Brown chancellor of Western Carolina University.
 
It is a beautiful Easter morning at the rabbit patch. The sun came up brightly and the birds have been singing their hearts out.
It is a beautiful Easter morning at the rabbit patch. The sun came up brightly and the birds have been singing their hearts out.
 
A scathing report from N.C. State Auditor Beth Wood released Wednesday, April 24, found the accounting methods used by the N.C. Global TransPark Authority were so bad that “fraud could occur and go undetected.”
A scathing report from N.C. State Auditor Beth Wood released Wednesday, April 24, found the accounting methods used by the N.C. Global TransPark Authority were so bad that “fraud could occur and go undetected.”
 
Today, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) released its Performance Reporting System, which outlines the goals and objectives for the National Drug Control Strategy
Today, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) released its Performance Reporting System, which outlines the goals and objectives for the National Drug Control Strategy
 
David Plasencia-Garcia graduated from Beaufort County Community College with one of the highest honors at the institution, the BCCC representative for the Dallas Herring Achievement Award.
David Plasencia-Garcia graduated from Beaufort County Community College with one of the highest honors at the institution, the BCCC representative for the Dallas Herring Achievement Award.
 
Today, Governor Cooper returned to UNC-Charlotte after speaking to the Rally for Respect in Raleigh.
Today, Governor Cooper returned to UNC-Charlotte after speaking to the Rally for Respect in Raleigh.
 
Remarks by President Trump at Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
 
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) honored the 371 officers who were added to the National Peace Officers Memorial, including nine from North Carolina who were killed in the line of duty.
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) honored the 371 officers who were added to the National Peace Officers Memorial, including nine from North Carolina who were killed in the line of duty.
 
The scriptures I am going to share are copied directly from the Bible. I found them while doing research for my book.
The scriptures I am going to share are copied directly from the Bible. I found them while doing research for my book.
 
Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all US and North Carolina flags at state facilities be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, May 15, in observance of National Peace Officers Memorial Day.
Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all US and North Carolina flags at state facilities be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, May 15, in observance of National Peace Officers Memorial Day.
 
North Carolina Republican Party Communications Director Jeff Hauser has released the following statement:
North Carolina Republican Party Communications Director Jeff Hauser has released the following statement:
 
During the Academic Awards on April 30, Beaufort County Community College recognized Nicole Obando as the recipient of the Academic Excellence Award. Each community college in North Carolina selects a recipient every year.
During the Academic Awards on April 30, Beaufort County Community College recognized Nicole Obando as the recipient of the Academic Excellence Award. Each community college in North Carolina selects a recipient every year.
 
Governor Roy Cooper addressed educators at the North Carolina Association of Educators Rally for Respect on Halifax Mall in downtown Raleigh.
Governor Roy Cooper addressed educators at the North Carolina Association of Educators Rally for Respect on Halifax Mall in downtown Raleigh.
 
A few weeks ago, a Palestinian hip-hop artist named Tamer Nafir performed what he himself labeled an “anti-Semitic” rap during a conference held at UNC Chapel Hill.
A few weeks ago, a Palestinian hip-hop artist named Tamer Nafir performed what he himself labeled an “anti-Semitic” rap during a conference held at UNC Chapel Hill.
 
During National Women’s Health Week, we come together to promote and support the health and well-being of our Nation’s mothers, daughters, sisters, wives, and friends.
During National Women’s Health Week, we come together to promote and support the health and well-being of our Nation’s mothers, daughters, sisters, wives, and friends.
 
Yesterday, Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC), Joe Manchin (D-WV), John Cornyn (R-TX), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Ted Cruz (R-TX), and Kamala Harris (D-CA) introduced the Bipartisan Disaster Recovery Funding Act.
Yesterday, Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC), Joe Manchin (D-WV), John Cornyn (R-TX), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Ted Cruz (R-TX), and Kamala Harris (D-CA) introduced the Bipartisan Disaster Recovery Funding Act.
 
A bipartisan group of state representatives filed House Bill 751, resurrecting a 25 percent tax credit program.
A bipartisan group of state representatives filed House Bill 751, resurrecting a 25 percent tax credit program.
 
Good teaching is vital for college students to learn, but the work demands on professors and what type of work is actually rewarded means that teaching can be of secondary importance.
Good teaching is vital for college students to learn, but the work demands on professors and what type of work is actually rewarded means that teaching can be of secondary importance.
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Public Safety are partnering to create a new medication-assisted treatment (MAT) program to reduce the overdose-related deaths of people with an opioid disorder who are re-entering their communities upon leaving prison.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Public Safety are partnering to create a new medication-assisted treatment (MAT) program to reduce the overdose-related deaths of people with an opioid disorder who are re-entering their communities upon leaving prison.
 
Beaufort County Community College congratulates the 37 students who graduated from the Associate Degree Nursing program on May 10.
Beaufort County Community College congratulates the 37 students who graduated from the Associate Degree Nursing program on May 10.
 
No big announcement. No contentious public meetings. No press conference. But most important — no economic incentives.
No big announcement. No contentious public meetings. No press conference. But most important — no economic incentives.
 
Remarks by President Trump at the National Day of Prayer Dinner
 
North Carolina families with young children can now take advantage of free online parenting support programs.
North Carolina families with young children can now take advantage of free online parenting support programs.
 
Due to a decrease in flu activity and viral respiratory illnesses, Vidant Health is able to lift the temporary limitations that were in place for those 12 and younger at Vidant hospitals.
Due to a decrease in flu activity and viral respiratory illnesses, Vidant Health is able to lift the temporary limitations that were in place for those 12 and younger at Vidant hospitals.
 
Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all North Carolina flags at state buildings, grounds and facilities to be lowered to half-staff, effective immediately, through sunset on Monday, May 20, in honor of Staff Sgt. Jacob A. Hess
Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all North Carolina flags at state buildings, grounds and facilities to be lowered to half-staff, effective immediately, through sunset on Monday, May 20, in honor of Staff Sgt. Jacob A. Hess
 
Remarks by President Trump Presenting the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy to the U.S. Military Academy Football Team
 
Earlier this week, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) co-sponsored bipartisan legislation that would provide tax relief for children receiving benefits who have lost a parent serving in the military.
Earlier this week, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) co-sponsored bipartisan legislation that would provide tax relief for children receiving benefits who have lost a parent serving in the military.
 
North Carolina continues to attract national attention for the success of its state-level tax reforms.
North Carolina continues to attract national attention for the success of its state-level tax reforms.
 
Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, drew the wrath of pro-life supporters Thursday, April 18, when he vetoed Senate Bill 359, “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.”
Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, drew the wrath of pro-life supporters Thursday, April 18, when he vetoed Senate Bill 359, “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.”
 
This week, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) spoke at a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration hearing on the humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border.
This week, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) spoke at a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration hearing on the humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border.
 
Mrs. Heather Marie Brooks Potter, age 42, a resident of 252 Duke Street, Belhaven, died Sunday, May 5, 2019 at her home.
Mrs. Heather Marie Brooks Potter, age 42, a resident of 252 Duke Street, Belhaven, died Sunday, May 5, 2019 at her home.
 
Mr. Milton Selby Brooks, Sr., age 83, a resident of Washington, died Friday, May 10, 2019 at his home.
Mr. Milton Selby Brooks, Sr., age 83, a resident of Washington, died Friday, May 10, 2019 at his home.
 
Mr. Thaddeus Earl Tankard Jr., age 90, a resident of 437 Craven Street, Bath, NC passed away, Sunday, May 12, 2019 at his home in Bath.
Mr. Thaddeus Earl Tankard Jr., age 90, a resident of 437 Craven Street, Bath, NC passed away, Sunday, May 12, 2019 at his home in Bath.
 
Texas did it in 1985. California did it in 1987. Pennsylvania did it in 1996. New Hampshire did it in 2016. Florida did it in 2019.
Texas did it in 1985. California did it in 1987. Pennsylvania did it in 1996. New Hampshire did it in 2016. Florida did it in 2019.
 
Governor Roy Cooper today announced nominees to three state boards and commissions, the North Carolina Utilities Commission, the State Board of Education, and the North Carolina Employment Security Board of Review.
Governor Roy Cooper today announced nominees to three state boards and commissions, the North Carolina Utilities Commission, the State Board of Education, and the North Carolina Employment Security Board of Review.
 
Today, President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met at the White House to affirm the strength of the United States–Japan alliance.
Today, President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met at the White House to affirm the strength of the United States–Japan alliance.
 
If anyone hasn't seen the movie UNPLANNED, I urge you to do so. There are several take-home messages from the movie, as expressed by the woman not only who wrote the book on which the movie was based (Abby Johnson) but on whose experiences the story was based.
If anyone hasn't seen the movie UNPLANNED, I urge you to do so. There are several take-home messages from the movie, as expressed by the woman not only who wrote the book on which the movie was based (Abby Johnson) but on whose experiences the story was based.
 
The only thing more worrying than the federal government’s recent announcement that the debt had reached $22 trillion, or 104 percent of GDP, was that it generated such little attention.
The only thing more worrying than the federal government’s recent announcement that the debt had reached $22 trillion, or 104 percent of GDP, was that it generated such little attention.
 
The N.C. State Board of Elections on Monday appointed Karen Brinson Bell as the Board’s executive director, the chief state elections official, effective June 1.
The N.C. State Board of Elections on Monday appointed Karen Brinson Bell as the Board’s executive director, the chief state elections official, effective June 1.
 
Governor Roy Cooper has ordered North Carolina flags at state buildings, grounds and facilities to remain at half-staff effective immediately through sunset on Wednesday, May 8 in honor of UNC Charlotte students.
Governor Roy Cooper has ordered North Carolina flags at state buildings, grounds and facilities to remain at half-staff effective immediately through sunset on Wednesday, May 8 in honor of UNC Charlotte students.
 
The Wake County Republican Party called on the Wake County Commission today to give taxpayers more opportunities to speak out about the proposed 10 percent property tax hike.
The Wake County Republican Party called on the Wake County Commission today to give taxpayers more opportunities to speak out about the proposed 10 percent property tax hike.
 
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