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Ever since conservatives won majorities in the North Carolina General Assembly and began reducing taxes, spending, and state regulation, liberals have predicted doom.
Ever since conservatives won majorities in the North Carolina General Assembly and began reducing taxes, spending, and state regulation, liberals have predicted doom.
 
The Registrar's Office at Beaufort County Community College has released the honor roll for the 2014 Fall Semester. Full-time students maintaining a grade point average, or GPA, of 4.0 or better were placed on the All "A"s list. Students maintaining a 3.5 GPA were placed on the Dean's List.
The Registrar's Office at Beaufort County Community College has released the honor roll for the 2014 Fall Semester. Full-time students maintaining a grade point average, or GPA, of 4.0 or better were placed on the All "A"s list. Students maintaining a 3.5 GPA were placed on the Dean's List.
 
A record-setting 1,145 Pirates braved temperatures in the 40s Jan. 22 to jump into the icy waters of the outdoor swimming pool at East Carolina University's Student Recreation Center.
A record-setting 1,145 Pirates braved temperatures in the 40s Jan. 22 to jump into the icy waters of the outdoor swimming pool at East Carolina University's Student Recreation Center.
 
The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments
 
BarryO has decided he wants to give everybody a free ride through community college. Heck. His radical overhaul of healthcare has worked *so well.* Why not meddle here?
BarryO has decided he wants to give everybody a free ride through community college. Heck. His radical overhaul of healthcare has worked *so well.* Why not meddle here?
 
Governor Pat McCrory congratulated North Carolina A&T State University today for being awarded a $1.6 million U.S. Department of Energy grant dedicated to cyber security research and education.
Governor Pat McCrory congratulated North Carolina A&T State University today for being awarded a $1.6 million U.S. Department of Energy grant dedicated to cyber security research and education.
 
The federal proposal that the president is calling "America's College Promise" has inspired fanfare and controversy that go beyond President Obama's decision earlier this week not to interfere with so-called 529 savings plans.
The federal proposal that the president is calling "America's College Promise" has inspired fanfare and controversy that go beyond President Obama's decision earlier this week not to interfere with so-called 529 savings plans.
 
A new state requirement brought more than 40 physical education teachers to East Carolina University recently for a daylong workshop.
A new state requirement brought more than 40 physical education teachers to East Carolina University recently for a daylong workshop.
 
Her son has yet to turn 3, but Kamala Massey of Raleigh already is exploring alternatives to traditional public schools as she determines what's in his best educational interest.
Her son has yet to turn 3, but Kamala Massey of Raleigh already is exploring alternatives to traditional public schools as she determines what's in his best educational interest.
 
George "Fruit" Cannon, Jr, 91, of 3433 Idalia Rd., Aurora died Friday, January 23, 2015 at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville.
George "Fruit" Cannon, Jr, 91, of 3433 Idalia Rd., Aurora died Friday, January 23, 2015 at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville.
 
Mrs. Leona Augusta Moore Carter, 68, of 1943 Maules Point Rd., Blounts Creek, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.
Mrs. Leona Augusta Moore Carter, 68, of 1943 Maules Point Rd., Blounts Creek, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.
 
Mr. Henry Taylor Tolston, age 80, a resident of 3129 John Small Avenue, Washington, died Thursday, January 29, 2015 at his home.
Mr. Henry Taylor Tolston, age 80, a resident of 3129 John Small Avenue, Washington, died Thursday, January 29, 2015 at his home.
 
A new report released by the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs (NCDVA) shows that reforms completed within the first two years of the McCrory Administration have increased the number of completed veterans benefit claims in 2014 by 113 percent over the previous year, providing services to a
A new report released by the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs (NCDVA) shows that reforms completed within the first two years of the McCrory Administration have increased the number of completed veterans benefit claims in 2014 by 113 percent over the previous year, providing services to a
 
What is SNI (Symbiotic Networks Incorporated)?
 
In my previous newsletter, I called Eric Holder's January 16th order modifying the DOJ's civil asset forfeiture policy "a significant step in the right direction," and I encouraged my readers to join me in hoping, not only that more reform would follow but also that Holder's order might mark...
In my previous newsletter, I called Eric Holder's January 16th order modifying the DOJ's civil asset forfeiture policy "a significant step in the right direction," and I encouraged my readers to join me in hoping, not only that more reform would follow but also that Holder's order might mark...
 
Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) today issued the following statement after the passage of the Keystone XL Pipeline Act
Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) today issued the following statement after the passage of the Keystone XL Pipeline Act
 
This is a more important question than you can imagine. All around us voices are competing for attention. Turn on the TV.
This is a more important question than you can imagine. All around us voices are competing for attention. Turn on the TV.
 
State Rep. Paul "Skip" Stam, R-Wake, is working with charter school operators and advocates on legislation proponents say would restore millions of dollars to charter schools previously stripped away by Democrats "in the dark of night" to benefit traditional public schools.
State Rep. Paul "Skip" Stam, R-Wake, is working with charter school operators and advocates on legislation proponents say would restore millions of dollars to charter schools previously stripped away by Democrats "in the dark of night" to benefit traditional public schools.
 
Please click on the link to access the agenda for the February 2, 2015 City Council meeting.
Please click on the link to access the agenda for the February 2, 2015 City Council meeting.
 
It has been long hypothesized that what and when you eat affects your bottom line (pun intended). But new animal research suggests that limiting the amount of time in which food is consumed during the day may directly relate to obesity or healthy weight - at least in mice models, that is...
It has been long hypothesized that what and when you eat affects your bottom line (pun intended). But new animal research suggests that limiting the amount of time in which food is consumed during the day may directly relate to obesity or healthy weight - at least in mice models, that is...
 
During the 1970s and 1980s, America saw a growing federal deficit that caused states to react. North Carolina rewrote its constitution in 1971, and as part of that constitution the state is required to pass a 'balanced budget.' More specifically, the state's total expenditures cannot exceed its...
During the 1970s and 1980s, America saw a growing federal deficit that caused states to react. North Carolina rewrote its constitution in 1971, and as part of that constitution the state is required to pass a 'balanced budget.' More specifically, the state's total expenditures cannot exceed its...
 
Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Ecolab Inc. will expand its Kay Chemical Company operations in Greensboro and create 45 new jobs over the next three years. The company plans to build a new...
Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Ecolab Inc. will expand its Kay Chemical Company operations in Greensboro and create 45 new jobs over the next three years. The company plans to build a new...
 
If you were tuning in to discover the direction of your nation for the next year, you would have been sadly misinformed.
If you were tuning in to discover the direction of your nation for the next year, you would have been sadly misinformed.
 
The writer of Ecclesiastes was correct. For everything there is a season and a time for every purpose under heaven.
The writer of Ecclesiastes was correct. For everything there is a season and a time for every purpose under heaven.
 
Mr. Moses Hill, 64, of Emily Court, Chocowinity, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.
Mr. Moses Hill, 64, of Emily Court, Chocowinity, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.
 
Mrs. Carol Ann Prentiss Ulrichs, age 67, a resident of 123 Hillside Drive, Washington, NC died Thursday January 29, 2015 at her home.
Mrs. Carol Ann Prentiss Ulrichs, age 67, a resident of 123 Hillside Drive, Washington, NC died Thursday January 29, 2015 at her home.
 
Olive Singleton Godley, age 88, of 6118 264 E., Douglas Cross Roads Community, passed away Tuesday, January 27, 2015.
Olive Singleton Godley, age 88, of 6118 264 E., Douglas Cross Roads Community, passed away Tuesday, January 27, 2015.
 
On December 22, 2014, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a Sex Offense that occurred in a wooded area off of Hwy 306 in Aurora. Investigators collected evidence and started an investigation.
On December 22, 2014, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a Sex Offense that occurred in a wooded area off of Hwy 306 in Aurora. Investigators collected evidence and started an investigation.
 
The Fortify 40/440 project is an NC DOT effort to re-build the southern part of the I-40 beltline. Naturally, a major highway construction project like this means lane closures and major traffic jams for commuters. In this case, however, it also means a waste of NC taxpayers' money.
The Fortify 40/440 project is an NC DOT effort to re-build the southern part of the I-40 beltline. Naturally, a major highway construction project like this means lane closures and major traffic jams for commuters. In this case, however, it also means a waste of NC taxpayers' money.
 
Niche.com, Inc. is a Pittsburgh, PA-based company that evaluates and ranks K-12 schools, colleges, cities, and neighborhoods. They recently released their 2015 ranking of public schools and school districts in each state, as well as a national ranking of private and public schools and districts.
Niche.com, Inc. is a Pittsburgh, PA-based company that evaluates and ranks K-12 schools, colleges, cities, and neighborhoods. They recently released their 2015 ranking of public schools and school districts in each state, as well as a national ranking of private and public schools and districts.
 
Delusional enough to know only a small part of Muslims and Americans run their lives on HATE .
Delusional enough to know only a small part of Muslims and Americans run their lives on HATE .
 
Patrons of Todd Dining Hall at East Carolina University were entertained by ECU alumnus Chris Grymes' "pop-up performance" on Jan. 21.
Patrons of Todd Dining Hall at East Carolina University were entertained by ECU alumnus Chris Grymes' "pop-up performance" on Jan. 21.
 
European civilization collapsed in the centuries following the fall of Rome. Barbarian hordes overran much of the continent. The vibrant intellectual life of Greece and Rome was no more; learning and literacy plummeted between the Baltic and Mediterranean Seas.
European civilization collapsed in the centuries following the fall of Rome. Barbarian hordes overran much of the continent. The vibrant intellectual life of Greece and Rome was no more; learning and literacy plummeted between the Baltic and Mediterranean Seas.
 
There's a corner in my house that is highly attractive to cats. In a few short years, this place has gone from somewhere no cat would ever be seen to an area heavily visited by kitties. One might describe this spot as an Emerging Leader in Cat Corners.
There's a corner in my house that is highly attractive to cats. In a few short years, this place has gone from somewhere no cat would ever be seen to an area heavily visited by kitties. One might describe this spot as an Emerging Leader in Cat Corners.
 
Governor Pat McCrory, chairman of the OCS Governors Coalition, applauded President Barack Obama's Interior Department for advancing an oil and gas leasing program that could include development opportunities in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North Carolina.
Governor Pat McCrory, chairman of the OCS Governors Coalition, applauded President Barack Obama's Interior Department for advancing an oil and gas leasing program that could include development opportunities in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North Carolina.
 
This week is National School Choice Week and various organizations are sponsoring events to celebrate the occasion. If you would like to learn more about private, home, district, and charter school options, attend one of the events listed below.
This week is National School Choice Week and various organizations are sponsoring events to celebrate the occasion. If you would like to learn more about private, home, district, and charter school options, attend one of the events listed below.
 
The second of two public forums was hosted by East Carolina University Tuesday to allow Board of Trustees members to hear community viewpoints on the possible renaming of Aycock Residence Hall.
The second of two public forums was hosted by East Carolina University Tuesday to allow Board of Trustees members to hear community viewpoints on the possible renaming of Aycock Residence Hall.
 
As winter weather makes headlines nationally, N.C. DHHS wants to remind North Carolinians about the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP). Applications are still being accepted through March 2015 or until funding is exhausted.
As winter weather makes headlines nationally, N.C. DHHS wants to remind North Carolinians about the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP). Applications are still being accepted through March 2015 or until funding is exhausted.
 
"To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord" Margaret Ross Davis, age 86, a resident of Bath, North Carolina passed away Sunday, January 25, 2015.
"To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord" Margaret Ross Davis, age 86, a resident of Bath, North Carolina passed away Sunday, January 25, 2015.
 
Her son has yet to turn 3, but Kamala Massey of Raleigh already is exploring alternatives to traditional public schools as she determines what's in his best educational interest.
Her son has yet to turn 3, but Kamala Massey of Raleigh already is exploring alternatives to traditional public schools as she determines what's in his best educational interest.
 
Mrs. Olive Singleton Godley, age 88, a resident of 6118 U.S. 264 Highway East, Douglas Crossroads community, Washington, died Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville.
Mrs. Olive Singleton Godley, age 88, a resident of 6118 U.S. 264 Highway East, Douglas Crossroads community, Washington, died Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville.
 
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