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Our pioneer forefathers followed Indian foot paths through the forest and founded small settlements and later built dirt roads to the Trading Posts.
Pamela Zimmerman opened her first Etsy shop in 2008, and has had over 6.800 sales there. Although she was a Fiber Artist of international standing, with hundreds of awards to her credit and work appearing in numerous books, magazines and articles, Pamela found her work was not very marketable in Eas
Here's a statement that North Carolinians of all political stripes can agree is a fact: Gov. Pat McCrory and the state legislature have enacted the largest tax cut in the history of North Carolina
Today, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) secured an additional $3,225,000 from the Army Corps of Engineers to dredge Oregon Inlet, and an additional $1,000,000 for Hatteras Inlet. Last month Congressman Jones sent a letter to Army Corps leadership reminding them of the chronically poor...
More than 80 state, federal and veteran service providers focusing on homeless veterans opened a two-day event at the McKimmon Center today to coordinate innovative actions to address homelessness among former service members. The Rapid Results Veteran Boot Camp is part of Governor Pat McCrory's...
Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) welcomed Vice President Joe Biden's visit to the Duke Cancer Institute in Durham, North Carolina, with the following statement...
If a three-judge federal court panel does not freeze its order to redraw a new congressional election map by Feb. 19 the result would be voter confusion, inability to protect the integrity of the electoral process, suppressed voter and candidate turnout, and more than $12 million of increased taxpay
Thanks to each and everyone who showed up at the City of Washington 2/8/16 Council meeting! Your presence made a difference, and I think we made a good case for not only continued funding, but also increased funding.
Help fight the PC War on the South by learning the true history of the Confederacy at the Abbeville Institute Convention Feb. 27-28 in Charleston, SC
The downing of Extortion 17 (carrying Seal Team 6 whose members are responsible for killing Osama bin Laden) is the tragic story of a massive government cover-up and/or gross negligence.
Need help applying for financial aid to attend college? Visit Beaufort County Community College for FAFSA Day!
Washington County resident Jean W. Woolard has joined the Beaufort County Community College Board of Trustees, becoming the first resident of that county to serve on the college's governing board.
Join us on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at the Greensboro-High Point Airport Marriott for our biggest and best food business conference ever. We have a terrific slate of speakers lined up to share their experiences to help you grow your food business.
Drift along with the tumbling tumbleweeds while you travel with the Beaufort County Community College Foundation to America's Cowboy Country on an eight-day trip to the western United States.
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that attendance at North Carolina's state parks set a new record in 2015. More than 17.3 million people visited the state's 39 parks, up from 15.6 million the previous year, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation.
North Carolina's Democrat Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin publicly denounced Obamacare Tuesday, sharing his concerns over the law's harmful impact on the marketplace and North Carolina families. While Commissioner Goodwin joins the chorus of experts and officials voicing their opposition to...
U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) joined seven senators today calling for a pause in the Syrian and Iraqi refugee programs until authorities are able to detect the use of fake passports following reports ISIS has a "fake document industry" with passport machines and blank passports. In a letter to Sec
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, applauded the Committee's passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act, of which he is an original cosponsor.
Today, colleges and universities are rife with initiatives that have little to do with enhancing student learning. Extravagant recreation facilities and luxurious dormitories seem to grab headlines on a regular basis
Nearly three months have passed since student protests upended the institution where I teach law, the University of Missouri (Mizzou). There have been several changes on the Columbia campus.
As the stock market gyrates and talk of a new recession begins, many universities have reason to worry
FYI Per Kim Strach, Executive Director, State Board of Elections. I have highlighted important elements as far as how this office (Beaufort Count BOE) will proceed with the March 15th Primary until directed to do otherwise .
This year is perhaps the most important election of our lifetime. In the month of February we kick off the political season as registered voters participate at the town level by selecting their voting Delegates to the annual Dare County Convention.
Roy Cooper is not doing his job as attorney general and hard-working North Carolinians are paying the price. By siding with Washington, D.C. and not fighting the federal government's crushing regulations, Roy Cooper is punishing everyone from teachers to nurses to seniors on fixed incomes by...
The North Carolina Republican Party (NCGOP) today released the following statement after Ken Spaulding filed for the North Carolina Governor's race.
With the passage of the recent Omnibus travesty, word leaked out that the legislation could QUADRUPLE the amount of guest worker visas issued per year.
My article Fake Love is about working robots with no personality but obviously apps will appear to download a personality.
It takes very little effort for amateur historians to get a fair and balanced view of history and it takes very little effort to honor or vilify one ethnic group or the other.
The movie THE INTERN shows the success of a 70 year old executive returning to work in a high tech startup company. His phone book company was in the building now occupied by the startup.
Summary: The Navy can train an electronics technician in 20 weeks to work on 20 million dollar planes. The government provides free training to enlisted men including free medical and dental plans.
Rewriting Northern history and renaming their buildings and monuments is a total waste of time.
We celebrate specific wars for 50 years afterward: until most of the veterans have passed on. West Point students skim over the battles and weapons of past wars but concentrate on the new drones and laser killing machines available today.
Summary: Today the thought of a robot companion is humorous but the video views show a lot of interest.
Sad but true that most of the beautiful courthouses are surrounded by abandoned small towns and county business is conducted in new buildings miles away.
Cremation costs $600 each plus the container. Standard funerals cost $10,000 plus $3000 grave plot, vault, opening the grave, closing the grave, and tombstone and memorial tent rental if needed. Add more if traveling across state lines.
Another page from a great book of family recipes.
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