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NCAE President Mark Jewell: N.C. Virtual Public School teachers deserve better

By Greg Childress NC Policy Watch This story has been updated to reflect new developments. Superintendent Mark Johnson and the State Board of…

COLUMN: In the IStation saga, Mark Johnson’s failings get a big stage

COLUMN: In the IStation saga, Mark Johnson’s failings get a big stage

By Billy Ball, NC POLICY WATCH If North Carolina Superintendent Mark Johnson ever fizzled in his lustrous perch in DPI’s corner office, his…

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Jana Riessjanariess, Religion News A couple of years ago I had an interesting conversation with a full-time seminary teacher in Utah who told me that a number of…

People gather at makeshift memorial for the victims of Saturday’s mass shooting at a shopping complex in El Paso, Texas, on Aug. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton) Georgette…

Please join Dr. Ziffer and his wife, Gail, at Mountains Branch Library on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Dr. Ziffer is a Holocaust Survivor and will…

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August 16 Obituaries

August 16 Obituaries

Mrs. Louise Randall Edwards, 92, of Bostic, died Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Fair Haven Home, Bostic. She was the widow of Norman “Bud” Edwards,…

Politics View all

Chart shows what GOP budget blockade is costing North Carolina

 By Rob Schofield, NC Policy Watch  North Carolina Republican lawmakers have been traveling around a good bit of late making claims that Gov. Cooper is somehow preventing a host…

Tillis Announces $168 Million For North Carolina Disaster Recovery

Tillis Announces $168 Million For North Carolina Disaster Recovery

Announcement Comes Two Days After Tillis Requested HUD To Expedite The Assistance For North Carolina WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) announced that the U.S. Department of…

How NC’s elected officials are responding to mass shootings in Dayton, El Paso

How NC’s elected officials are responding to mass shootings in Dayton, El Paso

By Clayton Henkel, Progressive Pulse What can you say after two mass shootings in less than 24 hours? The weekend’s first mass shooting was in El Paso, Texas…




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Record Visitor Spending Reflected in all NC Counties in 2018

Record Visitor Spending Reflected in all NC Counties in 2018

State Spending by Domestic Visitors Jumps to $25.3 Billion Raleigh — Record visitor spending in 2018 was reflected with visitor spending increases in all 100…

With town of Eureka drowning in sewage bills, state takes control

NC local governments try to navigate changing golf course economics

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Spindale Police, RPD, and RC Sheriff’s deputy make drug arrest

Spindale Police, RPD, and RC Sheriff’s deputy make drug arrest

Yesterday at 11:08 a.m. Spindale Police with the assistance of Rutherfordton Police and Rutherford County Sheriff’s…

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Can you identify this person of interest?

Can you identify this person of interest?

On today’s date, officers from the Forest City Police Dept. were called to Wal-Mart in reference…

Advisory: Road Construction – Single lane travel on East Main Street in Forest City

Forest City PD requests public’s assistance in locating a missing person

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LAKE LURE’S WEED PATCH MOUNTAIN TRAIL WINS NATIONAL AWARD

LAKE LURE’S WEED PATCH MOUNTAIN TRAIL WINS NATIONAL AWARD

Weed Patch Mountain Trail, in the Town of Lake Lure, NC has been recognized as one…

Lake Lure August Activities – Summer is not over yet~

Lake Lure Dam Updates – Summer 2019

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