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The 2016 Wellness & Safety Expo connected thousands of state employees and retirees with community resources that promote a safe and healthy lifestyle.
Coastal Fog, a homewares and design studio that offers custom finishing and creative workshops in the historic Blount-Harvey building on Evans and Fourth streets, is adding a food and kitchen market aimed at providing a gathering place for Uptown patrons
Governor Pat McCrory has selected Beth Freshwater Smith of Wilson to fill a vacant district court seat in the 7th District (Nash, Edgecombe and Wilson counties). The vacancy was created by the resignation of Judge William G. Stewart. Smith will serve the remainder of Judge Stewart's term, which...
Governor Pat McCrory released the following video message honoring Memorial Day. The governor recorded the video from the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA located in Wilmington.
Some members of the Wake County Board of Education have joined the list of education policymakers hoping to find the same flexibility for traditional public schools that charter schools enjoy, though some school choice supporters are suspicious of the board members' motives.
Every year, local newspapers announce the Golden Leaf Scholarship as an opportunity for NC residents. It is a scholarship offered by the Golden Leaf Foundation for high school seniors entering as Freshmen into eligible 4yr college/universities OR Community College transfer students.
At last night's Commissioner meeting, the first-order business was the swearing-in of reelected commissioners, Joe Winslow of the Providence District, Cecil Perry of the Southern Inside District and Dr William Sterritt, at Large.
I am listening to the program on the eve after Skip Waters' untimely and sudden death. It has brought tears to my eyes even though I never met him personally. It is obvious how he touches Eastern NC since the early 50's.
A state audit has found numerous violations and irregularities centered on former Tarboro Town Manager Sam Noble. The investigative audit released by State Auditor Beth Wood's office found that over a six-year period the former town manager made nearly $366,000 in purchases that exceeded the...
Diane Rufino writes something important, "Resettling of Illegal Immigrants", and we publish it.
The Senate Finance Committee passed a revised version of H1224 (Local Sales Tax Options/Econ. Dept. Changes) on Tuesday night that gives additional sales tax flexibility to 94 counties but limits options for Forsyth, Guilford, Mecklenburg and Wake counties.
Greensboro minister Mark Walker stunned Rockingham County District Attorney Phil Berger Jr. in Tuesday's runoff for the 6th Congressional District Republican nomination.
One North Carolina city borrowed millions from its water and sewer fund to support its municipal broadband service and paid the price with a downgraded bond rating.
The Beaufort, Hyde, and Pitt county chapters of the NAACP have filed a formal Title VI Complaint with the U. S. Justice Department seeking to block Vidant from closing Pungo Hospital.
If Vidant thought their "problem child" would go away quietly, never to be seen or heard from again, that was not the case last week in Hyde County, nor will it be next year.
Duke Energy Progress this morning imploded the boilers at the retired H.F. Lee Steam Plant as part of the company's plans to retire and demolish several of its older coal plants across the state.
While the Catawba Indian Nation awaits a ruling from the U.S. Department of the Interior on acquiring land in Cleveland County to build a $340 million resort/casino, it is battling in South Carolina courts to create a similar gambling property on its border reservation in Rock Hill.
Get in line in Greensboro. They're handing out money and they're not saying no. That's not just the view of a few cynical observers. One City Council member expressed that sentiment during debate over a $1.9 million incentive for a proposed $40 million downtown hotel.
"Game changer." "Anchor." "New brand for Greensboro." "Cool." If these terms describing a forthcoming project in Greensboro sound familiar, it's because the Gate City seems to have a lot of similar plans under way these days.
Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory will welcome nine dogs from Guilford County Shelter on Saturday at the Governor's Mansion for the Dog Adoption and Humane Awards. The event will take place from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
A trio of transportation experts told the Wake County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday that more bus service, and less eagerness to move to light rail, appears to be the best next step for Wake County.
Beaufort County is soliciting qualifications statements for a contract in both Architectural Design Services as well as Construction Management At Risk for construction of a facility that will house a new detention center and Sheriff's Office.
The Beaufort County Board of County Commissioners will meet to discuss a variety of issues in their General Meeting on Monday, November 4, 2013
This municipal election season has been very disappointing to us. There are relatively few contested seats. More seats will be filled by candidates simply filing for office.
On Thursday October 24 from 4:30-6 p.m., Uptown Greenville and the City of Greenville will unveil the details of the Uptown parking deck at Sheppard Memorial Library.
Most of our readers are aware that Vidant is closing Pungo Hospital. As you hear in the link above, Vidant makes it sound like they will be providing pretty much the same kind of emergency services as Pungo not provides.
The Executive Committee of the Beaufort County Republican Party has adopted a resolution calling on the Beaufort County Commission to hold a referendum on any borrowing on a new jail, calling citizen referendum on major public borrowing "a fundamental voting right".
Please see the attached System Pressure Advisory (here below) for a section of North Savannah Road on Monday, October 21st.
By a 6-3 vote divided along racial lines, earlier this month the High Point City Council approved a resolution requesting the resignation of Mayor Bernita Sims due to reported personal financial problems.
It is ironic that most of the same people and commissioners who are now expressing so much concern about Vidant closing the Pungo District Hospital are the same people who were Vidant's cheerleaders when we were trying to decide whether Vidant or Community Health Systems would be best for Beaufort C
Officials in Beaufort County passed a new ordinance that prohibits smoking and the use of other tobacco products and e-cigarettes in County buildings, vehicles and within fifty feet of all County buildings, beginning October 1, 2013.
The Beaufort County Commission held a special called meeting Monday (9-30-13) to discuss what they could do to help with the Pungo Hospital issue. Vidant is closing the facility and replacing it with an "urgent care" clinic that it says will operate 24/7/365.
Concern is rising among community health centers that serve nearly a half million patients in North Carolina yearly - most of them uninsured - that Obamacare may drain away their patients and doctors. Meantime, officials say, patients are antsy about how the law will affect them.
The community of Belhaven and vicinity rallied in support of keeping the Pungo Hospital open Thursday evening (9-5-13).
"Game changer." "Reinventing our city." "Ensuring the future of our city." Lofty rhetoric for a performing arts center, but that's the way the majority of the Greensboro City Council views the proposed $60 million downtown performing arts center.
Beaufort County resolves that there must be a resolution to the federal government's budget impasse in the United States Senate.
A three-member panel of the state's Disciplinary Hearing Commission ruled Friday that former Judge Bill Belk, 64, violated the Rules of Professional Conduct for attorneys because he was untruthful when interviewed four years ago about his outside activities while he was a District Court judge in Mec
Filing for the Washington Park Commissioner race ended today, August 23rd, at 5 PM. We had 2 candidates file this week for the vacant position in Washington Prrk, NC.
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