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The fate of the state's public education system is now in the hands of the North Carolina Supreme Court after justices heard two cases regarding the constitutional authority of the State Board of Education
The fate of the state's public education system is now in the hands of the North Carolina Supreme Court after justices heard two cases regarding the constitutional authority of the State Board of Education
 
Today, North Carolina Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr announced that the Senate's two-year budget agreement will allow North Carolina to be eligible for more than $125 million in additional federal assistance for North Carolina's long-term Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts
Today, North Carolina Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr announced that the Senate's two-year budget agreement will allow North Carolina to be eligible for more than $125 million in additional federal assistance for North Carolina's long-term Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts
 
When the ice took over, it was unrelenting, and with the full sun of cloudless days, the snow saw little melt
When the ice took over, it was unrelenting, and with the full sun of cloudless days, the snow saw little melt
 
Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper spent much of his first 13 months in office defending the venerated principle of separation of powers
Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper spent much of his first 13 months in office defending the venerated principle of separation of powers
 
The regular filing period begins at noon Monday, Feb. 12, and ends at noon Feb. 28 for candidates running for most elected offices across North Carolina in 2018
The regular filing period begins at noon Monday, Feb. 12, and ends at noon Feb. 28 for candidates running for most elected offices across North Carolina in 2018
 
Jenni K Jewelry recently launched its second location in the heart of Uptown Greenville, located at 212 E 5th Street
Jenni K Jewelry recently launched its second location in the heart of Uptown Greenville, located at 212 E 5th Street
 
One subject that economists are in greatest agreement over is the negative unintended consequences of the minimum wage
One subject that economists are in greatest agreement over is the negative unintended consequences of the minimum wage
 
Prime Minister Abe: Prior to this banquet, I had a very productive discussion with the Vice President on various issues, including the issue of North Korea
Prime Minister Abe: Prior to this banquet, I had a very productive discussion with the Vice President on various issues, including the issue of North Korea
 
The upcoming US Census will more accurately reflect the make-up of North Carolina's military communities thanks to a decision by the US Census Bureau to count deployed military at their latest base address
The upcoming US Census will more accurately reflect the make-up of North Carolina's military communities thanks to a decision by the US Census Bureau to count deployed military at their latest base address
 
With the exception of Wake and Mecklenburg counties, candidates for most offices in North Carolina - legislative and congressional - will file during the upcoming filing period, without changes, says State Board of Elections spokesman Patrick Gannon
With the exception of Wake and Mecklenburg counties, candidates for most offices in North Carolina - legislative and congressional - will file during the upcoming filing period, without changes, says State Board of Elections spokesman Patrick Gannon
 
On Wednesday, CNN reported that the text regarding Obama allegedly referred to Obama's interest in Russian interference in the election, rather than the Hillary investigation
On Wednesday, CNN reported that the text regarding Obama allegedly referred to Obama's interest in Russian interference in the election, rather than the Hillary investigation
 
In a country so obsessed with civil liberties, how are even entertaining this absurd notion that speech on college campuses should be limited to protect feelings?
In a country so obsessed with civil liberties, how are even entertaining this absurd notion that speech on college campuses should be limited to protect feelings?
 
As the Honorary Vice Chairwoman for Sister Cities International, Second Lady Karen Pence participated in a meeting and cultural presentation of the Youth Ambassador Exchange, a program through the Houston, Texas-Chiba Sister City Relationship
As the Honorary Vice Chairwoman for Sister Cities International, Second Lady Karen Pence participated in a meeting and cultural presentation of the Youth Ambassador Exchange, a program through the Houston, Texas-Chiba Sister City Relationship
 
The U.S. Supreme Court has added more confusion to North Carolina's election picture - agreeing to block a lower court's ruling in legislative redistricting affecting the state's two largest counties
The U.S. Supreme Court has added more confusion to North Carolina's election picture - agreeing to block a lower court's ruling in legislative redistricting affecting the state's two largest counties
 
February 2018 Calendar for the Beaufort County Board of Education
 
This week, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) continued his fight to protect victims of workplace harassment and American taxpayer dollars by supporting H.R. 4924, the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 Reform Act, and H.Res. 724. Both pieces of legislation will reform the outdated laws govern
This week, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) continued his fight to protect victims of workplace harassment and American taxpayer dollars by supporting H.R. 4924, the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 Reform Act, and H.Res. 724. Both pieces of legislation will reform the outdated laws govern
 
President Donald J. Trump spoke today with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom. Prime Minister May briefed the President on her recent trip to China
President Donald J. Trump spoke today with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom. Prime Minister May briefed the President on her recent trip to China
 
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request to speed up review of the lawsuit linked to North Carolina's 2016 congressional election map
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request to speed up review of the lawsuit linked to North Carolina's 2016 congressional election map
 
Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) spoke at a joint press conference in the U.S. Capitol to unveil a resolution led by U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) to establish a special committee in the Senate to investigate the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) and USA Gymnastics
Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) spoke at a joint press conference in the U.S. Capitol to unveil a resolution led by U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) to establish a special committee in the Senate to investigate the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) and USA Gymnastics
 
Now Gov. Cooper confirms that his intention for the $58 million extortion “voluntary contribution” made in exchange for the approval of permits to allow the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to begin construction will be exclusively his slush fund.
Now Gov. Cooper confirms that his intention for the $58 million extortion “voluntary contribution” made in exchange for the approval of permits to allow the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to begin construction will be exclusively his slush fund.
 
Does anyone remember when J. Edgar Hoover ran the FBI. Every Politician in America was afraid of him. I often wondered why? (Well not really – It was an open secret that he had dirt
Does anyone remember when J. Edgar Hoover ran the FBI. Every Politician in America was afraid of him. I often wondered why? (Well not really – It was an open secret that he had dirt
 
Today, President Donald J. Trump signed a National Security Presidential Memorandum to establish a National Vetting Center (NVC) to coordinate the efforts of departments and agencies to better identify individuals seeking to enter the country who present a threat to national security, border securit
Today, President Donald J. Trump signed a National Security Presidential Memorandum to establish a National Vetting Center (NVC) to coordinate the efforts of departments and agencies to better identify individuals seeking to enter the country who present a threat to national security, border securit
 
Today, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) applauded the United States Marine Corps for publically exonerating the members of Marine Special Operations Company Foxtrot who were wrongfully accused of murdering innocent civilians in the Bati Kat district of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province in March of
Today, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) applauded the United States Marine Corps for publically exonerating the members of Marine Special Operations Company Foxtrot who were wrongfully accused of murdering innocent civilians in the Bati Kat district of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province in March of
 
The goal of Beaufort County Community College and the BCCC Foundation is to make sure that no student is turned away from the college due to lack of funds
The goal of Beaufort County Community College and the BCCC Foundation is to make sure that no student is turned away from the college due to lack of funds
 
State Rep. John Szoka, R-Cumberland, said if the utility companies building the Atlantic Coast Pipeline voluntarily contributed $57.8 million to the state as Gov. Roy Cooper claims, they better not try to recoup the money through rate increases tied to construction costs
State Rep. John Szoka, R-Cumberland, said if the utility companies building the Atlantic Coast Pipeline voluntarily contributed $57.8 million to the state as Gov. Roy Cooper claims, they better not try to recoup the money through rate increases tied to construction costs
 
I barely made the early service, this morning. A light rain was falling and it compelled me to linger a few extra moments.
I barely made the early service, this morning. A light rain was falling and it compelled me to linger a few extra moments.
 
Rural communities will soon have access to $12 million to get industrial sites ready to attract new jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today
Rural communities will soon have access to $12 million to get industrial sites ready to attract new jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today
 
If the beneficial effects of the Trump tax cut result in the North Carolina Utilities Commission deciding to lower electricity rates, that will be good news for electricity consumers
If the beneficial effects of the Trump tax cut result in the North Carolina Utilities Commission deciding to lower electricity rates, that will be good news for electricity consumers
 
First Lady Melania Trump is happy to announce initial details for the 140th White House Easter Egg Roll. The Easter Egg Roll will take place Monday, April 2, 2018, on the South Lawn of the White House
First Lady Melania Trump is happy to announce initial details for the 140th White House Easter Egg Roll. The Easter Egg Roll will take place Monday, April 2, 2018, on the South Lawn of the White House
 
I happened upon an early recording of Iris Dement's "Our Town" from the early 1990's, a song that played a large part in classic TV series Northern Exposure's swan song. That memorable last TV show signing off this beautiful classic really stuck with me.
I happened upon an early recording of Iris Dement's "Our Town" from the early 1990's, a song that played a large part in classic TV series Northern Exposure's swan song. That memorable last TV show signing off this beautiful classic really stuck with me.
 
The Republican Lieutenant Governors Association announced today that North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest will serve as chairman for 2018
The Republican Lieutenant Governors Association announced today that North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest will serve as chairman for 2018
 
North Carolina's pension plan value surpassed $100 billion for the first time in recent days, but volatility in the stock market has eroded a chunk of the gains, state Treasurer Dale Folwell reported
North Carolina's pension plan value surpassed $100 billion for the first time in recent days, but volatility in the stock market has eroded a chunk of the gains, state Treasurer Dale Folwell reported
 
The Beaufort County Commissioners will hold their annual retreat Thursday, February 8th and Friday February 9th at the Beaufort County Agricultural Ext Building located at 155A Airport Road, Washington, NC. Below is the agenda
The Beaufort County Commissioners will hold their annual retreat Thursday, February 8th and Friday February 9th at the Beaufort County Agricultural Ext Building located at 155A Airport Road, Washington, NC. Below is the agenda
 
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