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Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Cascades Tissue Group will open a new manufacturing facility in Scotland County.
Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Cascades Tissue Group will open a new manufacturing facility in Scotland County.
 
For many years, state education and political leaders promised increasing our "investment" in public schools was the key to raising student achievement for disadvantaged students.
For many years, state education and political leaders promised increasing our "investment" in public schools was the key to raising student achievement for disadvantaged students.
 
When your Social Studies teacher taught you that "the Constitution was written to protect our rights…" did it ever occur to you to wonder from whom we would need to be protected?
When your Social Studies teacher taught you that "the Constitution was written to protect our rights…" did it ever occur to you to wonder from whom we would need to be protected?
 
Governor Pat McCrory and the state of North Carolina have been selected for a nationally recognized program that will support its efforts to strengthen the state's workforce.
Governor Pat McCrory and the state of North Carolina have been selected for a nationally recognized program that will support its efforts to strengthen the state's workforce.
 
The move Thursday by a Wake County Superior Court judge to strike down the state's fledgling Opportunity Scholarships program is seen as a short-term setback by supporters of the private tuition vouchers.
The move Thursday by a Wake County Superior Court judge to strike down the state's fledgling Opportunity Scholarships program is seen as a short-term setback by supporters of the private tuition vouchers.
 
"The Ice Bucket Challenge" formed a major trend last week in social media, raising donations in viral amounts for the ALS Association
"The Ice Bucket Challenge" formed a major trend last week in social media, raising donations in viral amounts for the ALS Association
 
We usually try to keep our focus on events related to The Carolinas, but the circus in Ferguson, Missouri has us stepping out from those parameters.
We usually try to keep our focus on events related to The Carolinas, but the circus in Ferguson, Missouri has us stepping out from those parameters.
 
Three sitting commissioners, two candidates for the Beaufort County Commission and the Beaufort NAACP held a press conference Thursday (8-21-14) on the recent developments related to the building of a new jail/public safety facility in Beaufort County.
Three sitting commissioners, two candidates for the Beaufort County Commission and the Beaufort NAACP held a press conference Thursday (8-21-14) on the recent developments related to the building of a new jail/public safety facility in Beaufort County.
 
If you have to get advice on how to be safe taking selfies or need to be reminded not to publicly display material which you don't want public, you are stupid and should be placed in a zoo as "a rare species who was able to survive natural selection even though they shouldn't have.
If you have to get advice on how to be safe taking selfies or need to be reminded not to publicly display material which you don't want public, you are stupid and should be placed in a zoo as "a rare species who was able to survive natural selection even though they shouldn't have.
 
As Republicans continue to portray Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan as joined at the hip to an unpopular President Obama, and with congressional approval ratings in the ditch, the freshman senator’s best campaign strategy is to avoid national issues, political observers say.
As Republicans continue to portray Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan as joined at the hip to an unpopular President Obama, and with congressional approval ratings in the ditch, the freshman senator’s best campaign strategy is to avoid national issues, political observers say.
 
Governor Pat McCrory applauded a new report issued by the Commission on Workforce Development that shows North Carolina can narrow the skills gap by increasing direct collaboration between critical industries and the state's job training programs.
Governor Pat McCrory applauded a new report issued by the Commission on Workforce Development that shows North Carolina can narrow the skills gap by increasing direct collaboration between critical industries and the state's job training programs.
 
Tropical Storm system could form into a Tropical Depression or Storm by this time Monday Morning.
Tropical Storm system could form into a Tropical Depression or Storm by this time Monday Morning.
 
Think you know the answer to this question? I thought they represented the business interests of the City of Washington and the surrounding community with an occasional foray into Beaufort County business interests.
Think you know the answer to this question? I thought they represented the business interests of the City of Washington and the surrounding community with an occasional foray into Beaufort County business interests.
 
The annual high school equivalency Assessment Day at Beaufort County Community College drew a record number of attendees on Wednesday, Aug. 20, with over 78 people from BCCC's service area attending the event. Fifty-five people attended last year.
The annual high school equivalency Assessment Day at Beaufort County Community College drew a record number of attendees on Wednesday, Aug. 20, with over 78 people from BCCC's service area attending the event. Fifty-five people attended last year.
 
The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments today
 
Twenty-eight House Republicans bolted party ranks Tuesday, joining 26 Democrats to defeat an economic incentives program that some labeled "corporate welfare."
Twenty-eight House Republicans bolted party ranks Tuesday, joining 26 Democrats to defeat an economic incentives program that some labeled "corporate welfare."
 
In one of its last actions for the 2014 legislative session, the House defeated a Senate proposal to restructure county sales taxes, with a number of House members voicing concerns and voting against the economic development components included in H1224
In one of its last actions for the 2014 legislative session, the House defeated a Senate proposal to restructure county sales taxes, with a number of House members voicing concerns and voting against the economic development components included in H1224
 
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