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The Beaufort County Community College Foundation is proud to announce the following scholarship recipients for the Fall 2021 semester.
The Beaufort County Community College Foundation is proud to announce the following scholarship recipients for the Fall 2021 semester.
 
As the U.S. reckons with record-breaking drug overdose deaths during the COVID-19 epidemic, Michael R. Bloomberg today announced that Bloomberg Philanthropies is making an investment to help combat the overdose crisis.
As the U.S. reckons with record-breaking drug overdose deaths during the COVID-19 epidemic, Michael R. Bloomberg today announced that Bloomberg Philanthropies is making an investment to help combat the overdose crisis.
 
Currently, nine states prohibit colleges and universities from practicing race-conscious admissions. That number may soon become ten if a new bill in the North Carolina legislature is successfully adopted.
Currently, nine states prohibit colleges and universities from practicing race-conscious admissions. That number may soon become ten if a new bill in the North Carolina legislature is successfully adopted.
 
A new study from researchers at the University of Arkansas and Western Carolina University finds that a Democrat-backed budget bill pending in Congress would slash an average of $1,131 per student in resources for charter schools.
A new study from researchers at the University of Arkansas and Western Carolina University finds that a Democrat-backed budget bill pending in Congress would slash an average of $1,131 per student in resources for charter schools.
 
The State Board of Elections will hold a remote beginning at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 23, 2021.
The State Board of Elections will hold a remote beginning at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 23, 2021.
 
Democrat stronghold had voted 71% for Biden in 2020
Democrat stronghold had voted 71% for Biden in 2020
 
College students can apply for one of nearly 100 internships across multiple North Carolina state government agencies.
College students can apply for one of nearly 100 internships across multiple North Carolina state government agencies.
 
A statue that featured a bronze bust of George Floyd was defaced Sunday morning with a gray, water-based paint.
A statue that featured a bronze bust of George Floyd was defaced Sunday morning with a gray, water-based paint.
 
Maybe you remember the classic 1975 film, Network, where the anchor Howard Beale, throws open a window and shouts, "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore."
Maybe you remember the classic 1975 film, Network, where the anchor Howard Beale, throws open a window and shouts, "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore."
 
The N.C. House in a concurrence vote passed House Bill 264, Emergency Powers Accountability Act, 66-44, on Wednesday, Oct. 20. Specifically, the legislation requires the governor to get concurrence from the Council of State for an emergency declaration lasting more than seven days.
The N.C. House in a concurrence vote passed House Bill 264, Emergency Powers Accountability Act, 66-44, on Wednesday, Oct. 20. Specifically, the legislation requires the governor to get concurrence from the Council of State for an emergency declaration lasting more than seven days.
 
With his state of emergency declaration now surpassing 600 days, Governor Cooper vetoed House Bill 264, the Emergency Powers Accountability Act, which seeks to strengthen and clarify current emergency management laws to restore checks and balances over the governor’s executive powers.
With his state of emergency declaration now surpassing 600 days, Governor Cooper vetoed House Bill 264, the Emergency Powers Accountability Act, which seeks to strengthen and clarify current emergency management laws to restore checks and balances over the governor’s executive powers.
 
On Monday, the Supreme Court dealt a blow to President Biden, who has been attempting to block funding for construction of the border wall between the United States and Mexico.
On Monday, the Supreme Court dealt a blow to President Biden, who has been attempting to block funding for construction of the border wall between the United States and Mexico.
 
Governor Roy Cooper will partner with the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC) to unveil new state-of-the-art DON’T QUIT! fitness centers gifted to three North Carolina schools.
Governor Roy Cooper will partner with the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC) to unveil new state-of-the-art DON’T QUIT! fitness centers gifted to three North Carolina schools.
 
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 $25 Summer Card pilot program operated by North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) was successful in encouraging COVID-19 vaccination.
The $25 Summer Card pilot program operated by North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) was successful in encouraging COVID-19 vaccination.
 
Rich Lowry writes at National Review Online about the president’s spending spree.
Rich Lowry writes at National Review Online about the president’s spending spree.
 
Karen Brinson Bell, executive director of the State Board of Elections, gave the following comments at a media availability at noon on municipal Election Day
Karen Brinson Bell, executive director of the State Board of Elections, gave the following comments at a media availability at noon on municipal Election Day
 
State auditors found that a former finance officer in the troubled municipality of East Laurinburg used town taxpayer money on personal expenses, which resulted in overdrafts of the town’s bank account.
State auditors found that a former finance officer in the troubled municipality of East Laurinburg used town taxpayer money on personal expenses, which resulted in overdrafts of the town’s bank account.
 
House Speaker's gambit looks like it backfired
 
An alliance of Christian schools and female athletes are trying to intervene in a lawsuit challenging President Joe Biden’s reinterpretation of sex discrimination, which would effectively allow some biological males to compete against girls in school sports and allow access to their bathrooms.
An alliance of Christian schools and female athletes are trying to intervene in a lawsuit challenging President Joe Biden’s reinterpretation of sex discrimination, which would effectively allow some biological males to compete against girls in school sports and allow access to their bathrooms.
 
Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. toured Chapel Hill Pediatrics and Adolescents, P.A. in Orange County to see their operations to vaccinate children ages 5-11.
Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. toured Chapel Hill Pediatrics and Adolescents, P.A. in Orange County to see their operations to vaccinate children ages 5-11.
 
The Beaufort County Community College Foundation is proud to announce the following scholarship recipients for the Fall 2021 semester.
The Beaufort County Community College Foundation is proud to announce the following scholarship recipients for the Fall 2021 semester.
 
A long-awaited, comprehensive report, released last week, concluded that male-to-female transgender athletes do, in fact, have a competitive advantage against biologically female athletes and its' impossible to guarantee both safety and fairness if male-to-female transgender athletes can participate
A long-awaited, comprehensive report, released last week, concluded that male-to-female transgender athletes do, in fact, have a competitive advantage against biologically female athletes and its' impossible to guarantee both safety and fairness if male-to-female transgender athletes can participate
 
Democrat Senate Candidate Cheri Beasley is fundraising with Nancy Pelosi’s golden boy Congressman Conor Lamb.
Democrat Senate Candidate Cheri Beasley is fundraising with Nancy Pelosi’s golden boy Congressman Conor Lamb.
 
State House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, wrote this week in a major national newspaper about an attempted “subversion of the will of the people” involving North Carolina’s Supreme Court.
State House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, wrote this week in a major national newspaper about an attempted “subversion of the will of the people” involving North Carolina’s Supreme Court.
 
Our next meeting is Thursday November 18 at 6:00 PM at King Chicken Restaurant.
Our next meeting is Thursday November 18 at 6:00 PM at King Chicken Restaurant.
 
Speaking with Megyn Kelly, Shelley Ross, a veteran journalist and former executive producer at ABC and CBS who had served as CNN’s Chris Cuomo’s producer when he anchored ABC’s “Primetime Live” and accused him of sexual harassment in 2005 in an op-ed published in late September, blasted CNN.
Speaking with Megyn Kelly, Shelley Ross, a veteran journalist and former executive producer at ABC and CBS who had served as CNN’s Chris Cuomo’s producer when he anchored ABC’s “Primetime Live” and accused him of sexual harassment in 2005 in an op-ed published in late September, blasted CNN.
 
The Panthers scored on five of six possessions in the first half, including two touchdowns in the game's first seven minutes. Their 17 points in the first quarter were their most in the quarter since Week 14 of 2015.
The Panthers scored on five of six possessions in the first half, including two touchdowns in the game's first seven minutes. Their 17 points in the first quarter were their most in the quarter since Week 14 of 2015.
 
Beaufort County Community College will host college representatives from over 50 colleges on campus on Tuesday, October 19 from 6:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m. in the Boyette Conference Center in Building 10 to present information and answer questions.
Beaufort County Community College will host college representatives from over 50 colleges on campus on Tuesday, October 19 from 6:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m. in the Boyette Conference Center in Building 10 to present information and answer questions.
 
Governor Roy Cooper has declared November as American Indian Heritage Month, an observance that celebrates the history and heritage of our nation’s first inhabitants.
Governor Roy Cooper has declared November as American Indian Heritage Month, an observance that celebrates the history and heritage of our nation’s first inhabitants.
 
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