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Four million North Carolinians have not filled out the 2020 census. That’s not good news for a number of reasons.
Four million North Carolinians have not filled out the 2020 census. That’s not good news for a number of reasons.
 
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Monday that the island nation will be postponing its election for four weeks after a resurgence of the coronavirus.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Monday that the island nation will be postponing its election for four weeks after a resurgence of the coronavirus.
 
Today, North Carolina Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger announced his endorsement of E.C. Sykes for North Carolina Secretary of State.
Today, North Carolina Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger announced his endorsement of E.C. Sykes for North Carolina Secretary of State.
 
Each week, staff at Carolina Journal looks back at the week in N.C. politics and chooses several interesting, relevant stories you may have missed.
Each week, staff at Carolina Journal looks back at the week in N.C. politics and chooses several interesting, relevant stories you may have missed.
 
It has been years since the Beaufort County Sheriff has visited a general meeting of the Beaufort County Commissioners, sending his chief deputy in his stead; however, the chief deputy has also been absent of late.
It has been years since the Beaufort County Sheriff has visited a general meeting of the Beaufort County Commissioners, sending his chief deputy in his stead; however, the chief deputy has also been absent of late.
 
The state of Florida recently passed a revolutionary bill for workers and consumers.
 
A GoFundMe page that was set up by Gwen Hinnant, Cannon’s grandmother, has raised over $664,000.
A GoFundMe page that was set up by Gwen Hinnant, Cannon’s grandmother, has raised over $664,000.
 
Today, my Administration signed a historic Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement with the Republic of Poland.
 
Here is a collection of news and updates around the web for the Carolina Panthers
Here is a collection of news and updates around the web for the Carolina Panthers
 
Governor Roy Cooper has declared August as North Carolina Preparedness Month, encouraging individuals, families, schools and businesses to review their emergency plans and update their emergency supply kits.
Governor Roy Cooper has declared August as North Carolina Preparedness Month, encouraging individuals, families, schools and businesses to review their emergency plans and update their emergency supply kits.
 
Philip Cross writes for National Review Online about Canada‘s approach to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Philip Cross writes for National Review Online about Canada‘s approach to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Judicial Watch filed a Public Information Act (PIA) lawsuit against the Montgomery County, MD, Police Department (MCPD) seeking all body-cam videos from the fatal shooting of Duncan Socrates Lemp.
Judicial Watch filed a Public Information Act (PIA) lawsuit against the Montgomery County, MD, Police Department (MCPD) seeking all body-cam videos from the fatal shooting of Duncan Socrates Lemp.
 
In previous columns I discussed the revamping of Public Schools from K to 12 and the necessity to change the culture on the College and University level.
In previous columns I discussed the revamping of Public Schools from K to 12 and the necessity to change the culture on the College and University level.
 
Summer 2020 is nearly over and the blockbusters that usually hit the theaters during the dog days have been put on hold because of COVID-19.
Summer 2020 is nearly over and the blockbusters that usually hit the theaters during the dog days have been put on hold because of COVID-19.
 
In an unprecedented action on Friday, the largest NYPD police union comprising roughly 24,000 cops, the NYC Police Benevolent Association (PBA), formally endorsed President Donald Trump for reelection.
In an unprecedented action on Friday, the largest NYPD police union comprising roughly 24,000 cops, the NYC Police Benevolent Association (PBA), formally endorsed President Donald Trump for reelection.
 
On August 3, 2020, the Beaufort County Commissioners met in an open general meeting to discuss many issues, including solid waste.
On August 3, 2020, the Beaufort County Commissioners met in an open general meeting to discuss many issues, including solid waste.
 
Adam Mill, writing at AmericanGreatness breaks down the significance of the recent announcement that Kevin Clinesmith, a top FBI official during the Obama/Holder administration, has agreed to plead guilty of lying to the FBI.
Adam Mill, writing at AmericanGreatness breaks down the significance of the recent announcement that Kevin Clinesmith, a top FBI official during the Obama/Holder administration, has agreed to plead guilty of lying to the FBI.
 
Today I made the following statement about the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit regarding the request of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s and her former Chief of Staff, Chery Mills to avoid testifying under oath about Clinton’s emails.
Today I made the following statement about the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit regarding the request of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s and her former Chief of Staff, Chery Mills to avoid testifying under oath about Clinton’s emails.
 
The N.C. State Board of Education rejected a unanimous recommendation from the state’s Charter School Advisory Board to let 3,800 more students enroll at the state’s two virtual charter academies.
The N.C. State Board of Education rejected a unanimous recommendation from the state’s Charter School Advisory Board to let 3,800 more students enroll at the state’s two virtual charter academies.
 
Today, thousands of students and parents who signed up on a wait-list for North Carolina’s two virtual public charter schools were denied the ability to enroll.
Today, thousands of students and parents who signed up on a wait-list for North Carolina’s two virtual public charter schools were denied the ability to enroll.
 
Mrs. Erma Harris Sawyer, age 98, a resident of Washington, NC died Wednesday August 12, 2020 at River Trace Nursing Center of Washington.
Mrs. Erma Harris Sawyer, age 98, a resident of Washington, NC died Wednesday August 12, 2020 at River Trace Nursing Center of Washington.
 
Mr. Reginald Hodges Bishop, Jr., age 88, a resident of 643 Front Street, Belhaven, died Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Bayview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in New Bern.
Mr. Reginald Hodges Bishop, Jr., age 88, a resident of 643 Front Street, Belhaven, died Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Bayview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in New Bern.
 
Greensboro-based Cone Health and Norfolk, VA-based Sentara Healthcare on Wednesday announced plans to merge the two hospital systems.
Greensboro-based Cone Health and Norfolk, VA-based Sentara Healthcare on Wednesday announced plans to merge the two hospital systems.
 
This presented resolution to protect personal and public property in the face of sanctioned lawlessness is a broad encouragement to the public, and all governments to make a stand to ward off Anarchists and Fascists who are determine to destroy our Republic.
This presented resolution to protect personal and public property in the face of sanctioned lawlessness is a broad encouragement to the public, and all governments to make a stand to ward off Anarchists and Fascists who are determine to destroy our Republic.
 
As higher education undergoes dramatic changes thanks to the coronavirus, reformers should aim higher than expanding online education.
As higher education undergoes dramatic changes thanks to the coronavirus, reformers should aim higher than expanding online education.
 
Thursday, Governor Cooper and NC DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen, M.D. updated the public that North Carolina’s COVID-19 trends remain stable.
Thursday, Governor Cooper and NC DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen, M.D. updated the public that North Carolina’s COVID-19 trends remain stable.
 
You are receiving the attached message and email below from Beaufort County's EOC as a method of keeping you informed about our county's response to COVID-19.
You are receiving the attached message and email below from Beaufort County's EOC as a method of keeping you informed about our county's response to COVID-19.
 
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