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Governor McCrory announced he will ask the Supreme Court tomorrow to reinstate North Carolina's common sense voter ID law.
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused on Thursday to put a hold on its order striking down North Carolina's voter ID law and related election reforms while the opinion is on appeal.
The following classes are available through the Continuing Education Department at BCCC.
The following classes are available at the Washington County Center in Roper through the Continuing Education Department at BCCC
Students start fall classes at Beaufort County Community College on August 16. Students will arrive as early as 8:00 a.m. for classes. At 10:00 a.m. students will be treated to a Welcome Back Bash between Buildings 1 and 9 with free drinks and snacks
Just a year ago, Jackson Lancaster was in the spotlight at Beaufort County Community College
Gerardo Alvarez is taking over the helm of Beaufort County Community College's Student Government Association
Sign up now for Yoga, Carolina Shag Dancing and Golf Fundamentals Classes
National Employee Freedom Week is a national effort to publicize employee rights to opt-out of union membership
North Carolina's 2016-17 state budget responsibly limited the growth rate of state spending, wisely padded the state's Rainy Day Fund, cut taxes further and continued one of the most aggressive trends of teacher pay increases in the nation.
Every August, Civitas polls NC unaffiliated voters to find out what this crucial voting bloc thinks.
Today, the Civitas Institute is highlighting the results of a new survey showing that 57.2 percent of NC union workers would prefer to represent themselves and 30 percent of union members nationwide would opt out of union membership if they knew they could keep their job and not face any penalty.
Civitas Action has released its annual Conservative Effectiveness Rankings of North Carolina state lawmakers for 2016.
North Carolina's 2016-17 state budget responsibly limited the growth rate of state spending, wisely padded the state's Rainy Day Fund, cut taxes further and continued one of the most aggressive trends of teacher pay increases in the nation.
On July 27, Civitas' Susan Myrick pointed out the conflict of interest of Judge Michael Morgan, who is not only running for the one opening on the state Supreme Court this year.
Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Direct Pack, Inc. will locate a new East Coast facility in Richmond County, creating 94 jobs over the next five years
Governor Pat McCrory joined state and local officials today to announce a $145,000 grant to help fund a key pedestrian bridge on the Middle Fork Greenway. The grant was funded by the North Carolina Department of Transportation Contingency Fund
August 18, 2016-Washington, NC: Beaufort County Commissioner Gary Brinn today called on candidate Derik Davis to terminate his County Commissioner candidacy following the release of a Washington (NC) Police Department report of a vandalism incident at Paul's Funeral Home July 15, 2016 naming Davis.
After the Obama administration admitted that its $400 million payment to Iran was tied to the release of hostages, Governor Pat McCrory released the following statementGovernor McCrory Statement On President Obama's Iran Ransom Deal
Two weeks have passed since The Wall Street Journal reported on the Obama administration's secret $400 million cash payment to Iran and Deborah Ross still has not said a word about the Administration's egregious decision
Today, the very groups that have been trying to trash North Carolina's economy and reputation have revealed why they're doing it: to help elect Roy Cooper
Deborah Ross yesterday defended her radical record from her time as the chief lobbyist for the ACLU by claiming she spent her time fighting for freedom.
Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement on the passing of Marvin Johnson
Governor Pat McCrory and Department of Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III announced today that visitor spending has increased in all regions of North Carolina.
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) issued the following statement after the State Department admitted the timing of the Obama Administration's transfer of $400 million to Iran was contingent upon Iran's release of Americans held hostage by the Iranian regime
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) released the following statement in response to the Obama Administration's release of 15 Guantanamo detainees to the United Arab Emirates
Governor Pat McCrory has formally requested U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts to stay a ruling by the Fourth Circuit and reinstate North Carolina's Voter ID law.
On the heels of reports that the Obama Administration released a new batch of prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, it begs the question: Will Deborah Ross ever take a position on this key national security issue?
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) issued the following statement announcing his support for East Carolina University's attempt to join the Big 12 Conference
Governor Pat McCrory's environmental agency awarded $127 million in loans and grants today that will help North Carolina towns pay for 70 drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects
The McCrory campaign released the following statement in response to Larry Hall's press conference politicizing coal ash
Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Department of Transportation Secretary Nick Tennyson joined federal, state and local officials today to celebrate the opening of the next phase of the Fayetteville Outer Loop
The current Supreme Court vacancy is incredibly unique. It was created in February of an election year as Americans were casting ballots to elect the next president. It's a vacancy that will determine the direction of the court for decades.
Governor Pat McCrory applauded today's announcement that the 2017 AIM Convention will be held in Charlotte, and welcomed positive economic numbers in the city and statewide.
Governor Pat McCrory celebrated the grand opening of a new section of the N.C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island today, joining local and state officials in praising the completion of the project.
A new audit has found that many no-bid contracts within the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services lacked proper review or documentation, and didn't have adequate written justification to waive competition, putting taxpayer dollars at risk.
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