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All in NC With Scott T. Hamilton

Golden LEAF President, Chief Executive Officer Scott T. Hamilton joined EdNC and the John M. Belk Endowment on listening and learning tours of four of the state’s community colleges.

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N.C. Fire Stations Receive Needed Funds to Recover From Natural Disasters

    Golden LEAF Disaster Recovery Grant Program funds have supported 11 fire station projects totaling nearly $10 million.

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New Cooler Space Improves Access to Local Foods

    Reinvestment Partners and Farmer Foodshare, Inc. have worked together to help grow the markets of small farmers and provide access to healthy local foods.

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Local Government Training Initiative to Strengthen Local Governments in Tier 1 Counties

    Golden LEAF partnered with the Center for Public Leadership and Governance (CPLG) at the UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Government to launch the Golden LEAF Local Government Training Initiative for mid- and entry-level public leaders from economically distressed communities.

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In 1920, the American Legion adopted the red poppy as the symbol of remembrance of those who gave their lives in war.
Our office is currently monitoring the forecast of an approaching cold frontal system moving through today through Thursday.
Our office is currently monitoring an approaching weather system that will bring windy conditions, rain, and the potential for strong storms to our area tomorrow.
The great misnomer for non Christians that the day Jesus Christ was executed by occupying Romans, celebrated by Christians as "Good" Friday, must be a paradox of ominous proportions.
Recently, Golden LEAF President, Chief Executive Officer Scott T. Hamilton sat down with Don Flow, Immediate Past Chair of the Golden LEAF Foundation Board of Directors via Zoom and filmed an episode of Critical Conversations.
At the December Board meeting, the Golden LEAF Board of Directors awarded $5,540,432 in funding for 50 projects through the Food Distribution Assistance Program.
At the December Board meeting, the Golden LEAF Board of Directors awarded $650,000 to support two projects through the Open Grants Program and $3,080,000 to support five projects through the SITE Program.
Members of the North Carolina Rural Health Association (NCRHA) visited Washington, D.C., on Feb. 14, 2024, to meet with elected officials and advocate for policies to improve access to care in rural areas.

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Today, the Golden LEAF Board of Directors awarded $650,000 to support two projects through the Open Grants Program and $3,080,000 to support five projects through the SITE Program.
WASHINGTON, N.C. –– The Cherry Run Solid Waste Collection Site, located at 2860 Cherry Run Road, Washington, NC 27889, will temporarily close for repairs on Monday, Nov. 20
The state Supreme Court has agreed to take up a case involving a property-rights dispute over a sewer line in Apex. The town requested a review from the high court in June 2021.
Beaufort County Department of Social Services is making final preparations for the launch of North Carolina’s Medicaid Expansion on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023.
Triangle Business Journal (TBJ) has named State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Foundation a recipient of its 2023 Corporate Philanthropy Award.
Guilford County is considering an additional 1% Prepared Food and Beverage Tax, with the support of Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan.
Recently, Golden LEAF President, Chief Executive Officer Scott T. Hamilton sat down with Dr. Garey Fox, Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at NC State University via Zoom and filmed an episode of Critical Conversations.
There were numerous local professional and educational opportunities showcased on Wednesday at the Beaufort County Job and Resource Fair.
The Chocowinity Solid Waste Collection Site, located at 164 Gray Road, Chocowinity, N.C. 27817, will temporarily close for repairs on Monday, Oct. 30. The site will remain closed for approximately four weeks.

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The US Supreme Court will not take the case of Virginia-based owners of a Dare County beach home who challenged the county's COVID-related shutdown in 2020.
The North Carolina State Fair is set for the Raleigh state fairgrounds from October 12-22, 2023
Discover the real cost of living in North Carolina for renters. Explore housing expenses, utilities, and budgeting tips.
The Beaufort County Department of Social Services Board is pleased to announce that Deputy Director Lori Leggett has been chosen as the next Beaufort County DSS Director effective Jan. 1, 2024.
The Golden LEAF Foundation supports workforce projects that help close the skills gap and increase the pool of highly qualified individuals with skills aligned to North Carolina businesses’ current and future needs.
A federal judge has rejected plaintiffs' request to block an Oct 10 vote for new members of the Asheville Human Relations Commission.
Today, the Golden LEAF Foundation and the NC Chamber Foundation, with support from NC Farm Bureau and Google, formally announce NC Ag Leads, a pivotal strategic planning initiative for the North Carolina agriculture industry
State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) is excited to announce that its second annual statewide Toy Drive is officially underway.
Job seekers will have a chance to meet with local employers and learn about various professional and educational opportunities at the Beaufort County Job and Resource Fair, which will take place at the Washington Civic Center on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

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