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For the first time in state history, the governor is introducing a budget proposal in August.
 
The total new lab-confirmed cases on the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) COVID-19 Data Dashboard for Aug. 29 reflects an increase caused, in part, by approximately 1,000 positive tests from dates in the first half of the month that were reported to NCDHHS
The total new lab-confirmed cases on the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) COVID-19 Data Dashboard for Aug. 29 reflects an increase caused, in part, by approximately 1,000 positive tests from dates in the first half of the month that were reported to NCDHHS
 
Today, The Governor’s Office filed a lawsuit in Wake County Superior Court, challenging the constitutionality of the membership of the Rules Review Commission (RRC) as a violation of the North Carolina Constitution’s Separation-of-Powers Clause.
Today, The Governor’s Office filed a lawsuit in Wake County Superior Court, challenging the constitutionality of the membership of the Rules Review Commission (RRC) as a violation of the North Carolina Constitution’s Separation-of-Powers Clause.
 
Ben Domenech writes for the Federalist about the potential long-term impact of pro athletes’ latest political antics.
Ben Domenech writes for the Federalist about the potential long-term impact of pro athletes’ latest political antics.
 
The State Board of Elections has launched a new and improved website to better inform North Carolinians about their options for registering to vote and casting a ballot in 2020 and beyond.
The State Board of Elections has launched a new and improved website to better inform North Carolinians about their options for registering to vote and casting a ballot in 2020 and beyond.
 
Over the past decade school choice has expanded across North Carolina.
Over the past decade school choice has expanded across North Carolina.
 
Today, Sheriff Mike Andrews (retired) and Police Chief Jose Lopez (retired) announced their endorsements of E.C. Sykes for Secretary of State.
Today, Sheriff Mike Andrews (retired) and Police Chief Jose Lopez (retired) announced their endorsements of E.C. Sykes for Secretary of State.
 
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
 
Beaufort County Community College’s Personal Enrichment programs offer a chance to relax in the midst of this stressful moment we are all facing.
Beaufort County Community College’s Personal Enrichment programs offer a chance to relax in the midst of this stressful moment we are all facing.
 
We have been discussing since May 18 the problem of the NC Dept. of Health and Human Services being last in the nation in reporting death data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
We have been discussing since May 18 the problem of the NC Dept. of Health and Human Services being last in the nation in reporting death data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
 
Governor signs state disaster declaration for additional assistance
 
The N.C. Senate’s leader on election law issues is blasting the latest lawsuit from Gov. Roy Cooper.
The N.C. Senate’s leader on election law issues is blasting the latest lawsuit from Gov. Roy Cooper.
 
Two recent British policy briefs on academic freedom and university reforms provide some broad suggestions applicable to colleges, British or otherwise.
Two recent British policy briefs on academic freedom and university reforms provide some broad suggestions applicable to colleges, British or otherwise.
 
September 1st, 2020 Board of Elections Meeting Notice
 
Emily Larsen and Naomi Lim of the Washington Examiner highlight the fight between Donald Trump and Joe Biden for Midwestern votes.
Emily Larsen and Naomi Lim of the Washington Examiner highlight the fight between Donald Trump and Joe Biden for Midwestern votes.
 
Statement from Lt. Governor Forest on the Cooper Administration proposing to defund the Opportunity Scholarship program for low-income families:
Statement from Lt. Governor Forest on the Cooper Administration proposing to defund the Opportunity Scholarship program for low-income families:
 
Just a reminder of what it took to make this country great and more importantly free.
Just a reminder of what it took to make this country great and more importantly free.
 
History repeats itself, but with slight variations.
 
After reportedly agreeing to resign from his position as Liberty University president, Jerry Falwell Jr. withdrew his resignation.
After reportedly agreeing to resign from his position as Liberty University president, Jerry Falwell Jr. withdrew his resignation.
 
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.
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) has added new data to the COVID-19 Data Dashboard – average turnaround time for COVID-19 testing.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) has added new data to the COVID-19 Data Dashboard – average turnaround time for COVID-19 testing.
 
C.M. Fortenberry explains at National Review Online why restoration of order would help everyone.
C.M. Fortenberry explains at National Review Online why restoration of order would help everyone.
 
The Beaufort County Public Health Department plans to begin spraying for mosquitoes this week as conditions warrant.
The Beaufort County Public Health Department plans to begin spraying for mosquitoes this week as conditions warrant.
 
The 2020 election will be the strangest in our lifetimes.
 
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he wants Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to be drug tested before their debate next month because he is suspicious that the former vice president is using pharmaceutical assistance.
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he wants Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to be drug tested before their debate next month because he is suspicious that the former vice president is using pharmaceutical assistance.
 
During the August 2020 County Commissioners meeting, Republic Services proposed changing their current service level, from running the convenience sites and transfer station, to add roadside collection.
During the August 2020 County Commissioners meeting, Republic Services proposed changing their current service level, from running the convenience sites and transfer station, to add roadside collection.
 
The NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) is pleased to announce that once again court rulings affirm the integrity and fairness of the Departments’ managed care procurement process.
The NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) is pleased to announce that once again court rulings affirm the integrity and fairness of the Departments’ managed care procurement process.
 
On 8/14/2020, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested Wilbert Oneal Jr., 37 years of age, of 361 NC Hwy. 99 N. in Pantego.
On 8/14/2020, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested Wilbert Oneal Jr., 37 years of age, of 361 NC Hwy. 99 N. in Pantego.
 
Stephen Gutowski of the Washington Free Beacon details Americans’ growing interest in owning guns.
Stephen Gutowski of the Washington Free Beacon details Americans’ growing interest in owning guns.
 
A former friend of Ghislaine Maxwell is speaking out this week to say that Maxwell will never betray Prince Andrew, who has been accused of having sex with Jeffrey Epstein’s “sex slave” Virginia Roberts Giuffre when she was underage.
A former friend of Ghislaine Maxwell is speaking out this week to say that Maxwell will never betray Prince Andrew, who has been accused of having sex with Jeffrey Epstein’s “sex slave” Virginia Roberts Giuffre when she was underage.
 
Judge Howard Manning oversaw the Leandro v. State of North Carolina case for decades.
 
“Support for a Determined North Carolina” lays out a path to weather the pandemic while boosting the state in the long term
“Support for a Determined North Carolina” lays out a path to weather the pandemic while boosting the state in the long term
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) today released a Partner COVID-19 Testing Toolkit designed for organizations seeking to host community testing events.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) today released a Partner COVID-19 Testing Toolkit designed for organizations seeking to host community testing events.
 
Remember the stereotype of the lazy college professor living an almost stress-free life while enjoying tenure, virtually a sinecure, often supported by taxpayer dollars?
Remember the stereotype of the lazy college professor living an almost stress-free life while enjoying tenure, virtually a sinecure, often supported by taxpayer dollars?
 
Gov. Roy Cooper has no personal stake in the outcome of Desmond v. News and Observer.
 
A federal court has ruled in favor of a professor thrown under the bus by his public college after a Muslim student claimed the Islamic terrorism portion of a world politics class violated his Constitutional rights.
A federal court has ruled in favor of a professor thrown under the bus by his public college after a Muslim student claimed the Islamic terrorism portion of a world politics class violated his Constitutional rights.
 
John Daniel Davidson of the Federalist explains his change of heart regarding Donald Trump’s presidency.
John Daniel Davidson of the Federalist explains his change of heart regarding Donald Trump’s presidency.
 
How does human trafficking affect North Carolina? What are we, as a state, doing to combat this issue, and what more can be done?
How does human trafficking affect North Carolina? What are we, as a state, doing to combat this issue, and what more can be done?
 
State asks for court to reinstate North Carolina’s decision to reject consistency certification
State asks for court to reinstate North Carolina’s decision to reject consistency certification
 
Thanks to a lack of leadership from Governor Roy Cooper, over a million North Carolina students are starting the academic year virtually with no end in sight.
Thanks to a lack of leadership from Governor Roy Cooper, over a million North Carolina students are starting the academic year virtually with no end in sight.
 
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