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My grandpa liked to teach skills like milking a cow or driving a nail. It seems he needed someone to supervise doing the chores. I do not remember allot of useless conversation.
My grandpa liked to teach skills like milking a cow or driving a nail. It seems he needed someone to supervise doing the chores. I do not remember allot of useless conversation.
 
Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement on the passing of Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden
Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement on the passing of Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden
 
Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement in observance of Memorial Day.
Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement in observance of Memorial Day.
 
The Beaufort County Board of County Commissioners will meet to discuss a variety of issues in their General Meeting on Tuesday, October, Monday, November 3, 2014 6, 2014
The Beaufort County Board of County Commissioners will meet to discuss a variety of issues in their General Meeting on Tuesday, October, Monday, November 3, 2014 6, 2014
 
Earlier this month, Dr. Alisa Chapman, Vice President for Academic and University Programs for the University of North Carolina System, briefed members of the NC State Board of Education on the background, demographics, and qualifications of the state's teaching profession.
Earlier this month, Dr. Alisa Chapman, Vice President for Academic and University Programs for the University of North Carolina System, briefed members of the NC State Board of Education on the background, demographics, and qualifications of the state's teaching profession.
 
In the United States, tradition dictates that we have summers off from school.
 
I recognize that for many North Carolinians, including myself, opinions on same-sex marriage come from sincerely held religious beliefs that marriage is between a man and a woman. However, we are a nation and a state of laws. Whether it is the president, governor, mayor, a law enforcement...
I recognize that for many North Carolinians, including myself, opinions on same-sex marriage come from sincerely held religious beliefs that marriage is between a man and a woman. However, we are a nation and a state of laws. Whether it is the president, governor, mayor, a law enforcement...
 
Some who enjoy history will take the next step to add family history to the time line. I am going to use my Southern History in these articles.
Some who enjoy history will take the next step to add family history to the time line. I am going to use my Southern History in these articles.
 
With no debate, the state Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly gave initial approval to a change in the state's alcohol laws sought by small distilleries.
With no debate, the state Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly gave initial approval to a change in the state's alcohol laws sought by small distilleries.
 
A thought occurred to me as I was traveling in and around the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. The notion didn't have to do with my location but was instead prompted by the lecture I was listening to on the way.
A thought occurred to me as I was traveling in and around the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. The notion didn't have to do with my location but was instead prompted by the lecture I was listening to on the way.
 
Until recently, I was a college "bubble hawk." I saw significant parallels between the housing bubble that triggered the Great Recession and higher education. I believed that the combination of easy student loan money, rapidly increasing tuition, "creative disruption" caused by education...
Until recently, I was a college "bubble hawk." I saw significant parallels between the housing bubble that triggered the Great Recession and higher education. I believed that the combination of easy student loan money, rapidly increasing tuition, "creative disruption" caused by education...
 
Legal scholar John McGinnis has written an interesting review of a play that explores the psychological roots of Antonin Scalia's approach to Constitutional interpretation. McGinnis begins by acknowledging that...
Legal scholar John McGinnis has written an interesting review of a play that explores the psychological roots of Antonin Scalia's approach to Constitutional interpretation. McGinnis begins by acknowledging that...
 
BCN's Combat Crime Wall of Shame
BCN's Combat Crime Wall of Shame
 
The conflict conservative legislators face between satisfying constituents and staying true to free-market principles is playing out in the debate over the scope of North Carolina's certificate of need law, a set of rules governing where a host of medical facilities - diagnostic centers, psychiatric
The conflict conservative legislators face between satisfying constituents and staying true to free-market principles is playing out in the debate over the scope of North Carolina's certificate of need law, a set of rules governing where a host of medical facilities - diagnostic centers, psychiatric
 
From the early times of the Christian faith there have been charlatans. Simon the Magician is the first cited in the New Testament.
From the early times of the Christian faith there have been charlatans. Simon the Magician is the first cited in the New Testament.
 
We first told you about this guy — representing Orange County in the General Assembly. He feel guilty about being white. And it’s earned him ridicule from a national audience that included Rush Limbaugh.
We first told you about this guy — representing Orange County in the General Assembly. He feel guilty about being white. And it’s earned him ridicule from a national audience that included Rush Limbaugh.
 
When Columbia University's Multicultural Affairs Advisory Board complained a few weeks ago that "many texts in the Western canon [contain] triggering and offensive material that marginalizes student identities," I thought of China, whose education minister vowed to ban...
When Columbia University's Multicultural Affairs Advisory Board complained a few weeks ago that "many texts in the Western canon [contain] triggering and offensive material that marginalizes student identities," I thought of China, whose education minister vowed to ban...
 
Everyone is talking about the $22 billion+ House Budget and what will happen to the spending plan now that it has crossed chambers and is in the hands of the Senate. Senate leaders will be meeting all this week to start their preparations before it is debated in sub-committees. We should expect a...
Everyone is talking about the $22 billion+ House Budget and what will happen to the spending plan now that it has crossed chambers and is in the hands of the Senate. Senate leaders will be meeting all this week to start their preparations before it is debated in sub-committees. We should expect a...
 
Two East Carolina University professors are the first to receive the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Early Career Award recognizing exceptional performance by tenure track professors.
Two East Carolina University professors are the first to receive the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Early Career Award recognizing exceptional performance by tenure track professors.
 
Governor Pat McCrory attended the ribbon cutting of a new Dex Heavy Duty Parts Facility in Advance, North Carolina today.
Governor Pat McCrory attended the ribbon cutting of a new Dex Heavy Duty Parts Facility in Advance, North Carolina today.
 
Amid the uncertainty of state budget negotiations, one fact still holds: North Carolina's corporate tax rates will continue to drop, and those cuts will improve the state's standing in an index from the Tax Foundation in Washington, D.C., ranking state business climates.
Amid the uncertainty of state budget negotiations, one fact still holds: North Carolina's corporate tax rates will continue to drop, and those cuts will improve the state's standing in an index from the Tax Foundation in Washington, D.C., ranking state business climates.
 
Pity poor Emma Sulkowicz lugging a mattress around the Columbia University campus now for almost a full academic year.
Pity poor Emma Sulkowicz lugging a mattress around the Columbia University campus now for almost a full academic year.
 
This young preacher/writer made each reader feel like a movie star and recorded tremendous amounts of personal information that makes the reader into a lifelong friend. I get an email every now and then.
This young preacher/writer made each reader feel like a movie star and recorded tremendous amounts of personal information that makes the reader into a lifelong friend. I get an email every now and then.
 
The Beaufort County Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, in the Board Room of Building 10 on the BCCC campus. The Property, Finance, Personnel, Executive and Educational Programs committees will meet consecutively in the Board Room beginning at 5 p.m.
The Beaufort County Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, in the Board Room of Building 10 on the BCCC campus. The Property, Finance, Personnel, Executive and Educational Programs committees will meet consecutively in the Board Room beginning at 5 p.m.
 
With Memorial Day weekend ushering in the start of summer, many people look forward to trips to the beach, pool parties and home barbecues. The East Carolina University Center for Sustainability and Students for Sustainability offer tips for celebrating a "greener" summer season.
With Memorial Day weekend ushering in the start of summer, many people look forward to trips to the beach, pool parties and home barbecues. The East Carolina University Center for Sustainability and Students for Sustainability offer tips for celebrating a "greener" summer season.
 
I have just seen over the last week a "most interesting possibility" --- the President ultimately becoming a Supreme Court Justice.
I have just seen over the last week a "most interesting possibility" --- the President ultimately becoming a Supreme Court Justice.
 
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) met with members of the North Carolina seafood industry to address their concerns around the current H-2B Visa crisis.
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) met with members of the North Carolina seafood industry to address their concerns around the current H-2B Visa crisis.
 
The spring Celebration Broadcast for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals on May 29 and 31 marks an exciting milestone.
The spring Celebration Broadcast for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals on May 29 and 31 marks an exciting milestone.
 
If you plan to be a pseudo-intellectual in your senior years, art and art appreciation will be part of you skill set.
If you plan to be a pseudo-intellectual in your senior years, art and art appreciation will be part of you skill set.
 
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.
 
The family of a Pitt County man who died of cancer a few months before completing his bachelor's degree has been awarded a posthumous degree from East Carolina University.
The family of a Pitt County man who died of cancer a few months before completing his bachelor's degree has been awarded a posthumous degree from East Carolina University.
 
Seventeen Basic Law Enforcement Training students were recognized in graduation ceremonies Thursday, May 21, at Beaufort County Community College that also included a memorial for a fallen officer.
Seventeen Basic Law Enforcement Training students were recognized in graduation ceremonies Thursday, May 21, at Beaufort County Community College that also included a memorial for a fallen officer.
 
Jesse Ray Andrews, age 64, a resident of Highway 33 East in Chocowinity, passed away on May 27, 2015 at home.
Jesse Ray Andrews, age 64, a resident of Highway 33 East in Chocowinity, passed away on May 27, 2015 at home.
 
Mr. Leland Haywood Everette, age 78, died May 26, 2015 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.
Mr. Leland Haywood Everette, age 78, died May 26, 2015 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.
 
Mr. Guy Abner Cutler, age 73, died Monday, May 25, 2015, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC.
Mr. Guy Abner Cutler, age 73, died Monday, May 25, 2015, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC.
 
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) visited the UNC Genetic Medicine Building to discuss the recently announced public-private partnership between UNC and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to create an HIV Cure Center and a jointly owned company, Qura Therapeutics, dedicated to discovering a cure for HIV/AIDS.
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) visited the UNC Genetic Medicine Building to discuss the recently announced public-private partnership between UNC and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to create an HIV Cure Center and a jointly owned company, Qura Therapeutics, dedicated to discovering a cure for HIV/AIDS.
 
Alton Ray Campbell died in hospice care surrounded by his children and grandchildren on April 25, 2015 in Kansas City, MO.
Alton Ray Campbell died in hospice care surrounded by his children and grandchildren on April 25, 2015 in Kansas City, MO.
 
I gave you a description of the Conservative Takeover of the largest and most democratic religious group in America--- the Southern Baptist Convention.
I gave you a description of the Conservative Takeover of the largest and most democratic religious group in America--- the Southern Baptist Convention.
 
Yesterday, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) and Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-3) sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner urging him to take action on President Obama's Authorization for the Use of Military Force request released on February 11, 2015 to authorize military operations
Yesterday, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) and Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-3) sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner urging him to take action on President Obama's Authorization for the Use of Military Force request released on February 11, 2015 to authorize military operations
 
The federal government spends more money each year than it collects in taxes and other revenue. That means annual spending deficits. Each deficit drives up the federal debt. Nick Dranias, president and executive director of the Compact for America Educational Foundation, has an interesting idea...
The federal government spends more money each year than it collects in taxes and other revenue. That means annual spending deficits. Each deficit drives up the federal debt. Nick Dranias, president and executive director of the Compact for America Educational Foundation, has an interesting idea...
 
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