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Community-Based Grants Initiative Launches January 26, 2021 in Western Prosperity Zone

The Golden LEAF Community-Based Grants Initiative (CBGI) will launch in the Western Prosperity Zone on January 26, 2021 at 2 p.m. with a virtual information session. Organizations serving one or more of the counties in the Western Prosperity Zone are eligible to apply. The Western Prosperity Zone includes: Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, and Transylvania.

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Collaborative Partnership Provides Workforce Solutions in High-Demand Trades

A vacant energy plant and warehouse in an underserved community with high unemployment has found new life thanks to collaboration from local leaders. The result — a workforce development center offering training in high-demand trades — has the City of New Bern, Craven Community College, Craven County, and local businesses excited about the future of the Volt Center.

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Two-Year Golden Leaf Scholarships To Attend NC’s Community Colleges Help Build the Rural Workforce

Since establishing the scholarship program in 2000, the Golden LEAF Foundation has provided scholarships to help more than 17,000 rural students attend the state's community colleges to earn degrees and credentials that will lead to employment. The Golden LEAF Scholarship Program is one component to support the mission of Golden LEAF to help build the rural workforce.

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Golden Leaf Scholarship Alumni Spotlight: Abby Warren

Meet Golden LEAF Scholarship Alumnae Abby Warren. She is a graduate of East Carolina University and a native of Edgecombe County. Warren is currently attending ECU School of Dental Medicine. She plans to live and work in a rural area once she completes dental school.

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The Beaufort County Police Committee will meet on Thursday, June 17, 2021
As the Coronavirus pandemic, or COVID-19, progresses through mutation and spread throughout the world and, ultimately, the United States, BCN shall endeavor to keep the public informed.
Their arrest stemmed from Investigators receiving Crime Stopper complaints and complaints from concerned citizens.
Former President Donald Trump spoke as honestly as any politician is capable to an enthusiastically ecstatic crowd of mostly North Carolina Republicans in Greenville, North Carolina, and big news was made.
Certified nurse aides and healthcare technicians have been instrumental in opening nursing homes and assisted living facilities through patient care and monitoring.

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Here is the calendar for the Beaufort County Board of Education for June 2021
Ten students completed the manicuring/nail technology program at Beaufort County Community College.
The Beaufort County Planning Board will meet at 7:00 PM on June 8, 2021
The Beaufort County Board of Commissioners will meet in Regular session on Monday, June 7, 2021 at 5:30 PM
The Beaufort County Community College Board of Trustees will meet in person on Tuesday, June 1
Here's another view of Saturday's festivities from the ground level.....literally.
Every year on June 6, our nation pauses to remember the thousands of brave Americans and American allies who stormed the beaches of Normandy to launch the campaign to liberate Europe from the oppression and extermination by the Nazi regime in World War II.

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In alignment with recent changes in COVID-19 guidelines from both the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Office of the Governor of North Carolina, Beaufort County Community College (BCCC) will return to normal operations on June 14.
It was discreetly referred to as Operation Overlord - the final push into Fortress Europe through the inflexible sea wall, built by the Nazi overlords, just a spare few miles from the free shores of Great Britain, where the entire United States Expeditionary Force was stationed.
The following information was current as of 12pm and reflects changes that have occurred since Friday 5/21/21.
Here is the calendar for the Beaufort County Board of Education for June 2021
North Carolina Coastal Pines is pleased to announce that Laney Brinn of Pinetown, NC, is the Beaufort top seller for the 2021 Girl Scout Cookie Program.
Beaufort County Community College saw ten students graduate from its Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 basic law enforcement training (BLET) academies.
We cherish too, the Poppy red that grows on fields where valor led, it seems to signal to the skies that blood of heroes never dies.

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