Worried about gas prices? Like the man said, you ain’t seen nothing yet! Contemplace our universal woes on today’s EOG Science Test open line.
In its yearly landmark event, the Henderson Shrine Club will be having a Fish Fry at the Henderson Armory on Wednesday, May 16.
Congratulations to Mike Williams of M.R. Williams for being a finalist in the Carolinas Entrepreneur of the Year Contest. You can read all about it here. There’s something positive to talk about. Enjoy.
Bill would give North Carolina’s Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate receiving the most popular votes nationwide Smarting from the unpopularity of their candidates for president, legislative Democrats passed, on a straight party-line vote, a bill that would give North Carolina’s votes in the Electoral College to the presidential candidate that received the most votes nationwide.
On Thursday, May 17, the first hybrid school buses to be used in North Carolina will be delivered at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts at 10:00 a.m. and at Highland Creek Elementary School in Raleigh at 1:00 p.m.
Emergency Management Director Brian Short introduced the Henderson City Council to Phase II of wireless 911 capability at Monday night’s meeting.
Partnership with the Granville County Relay for Life a success From left to right: Melissa Wilkerson, Sati Chibbra, Kirby Kim, Skylar Mulhollen, and Donna Penny present Angels for Aimee with a $500 check Oxford Bar & Grill hosted a fundraising effort in partnership with Granville County Relay for Life team Angels for Aimee on April 9 and 10, 2007.
Here’s a little tidbit sent to us about a rehab program that seems to be having some success in Wyoming: Drug Court. Could something like this work here? Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
Here’s a little something that shows American ingenuity at its worst: candy-flavored smack. Contemplate this latest woe on today’s open line.
For those of you who have been complaining for the last 24 hours, I do not live in front of my computer. When a comment goes into moderation, I am not poised on the edge of my seat ready to examine it. If I did stay at my computer all the time, a moderation queue would hardly be necessary, would it? Frankly, if I want to take a day off away from the blog, I’m entitled. Deal with it. Here’s …
At this month’s Board meeting, members approved supplemental education service providers for 2007-08, revising the North Carolina Mathematics Standard Course of Study and the addition of Personal Financial Literacy aligned to Civics and Economics Standard Course of Study’s goals and objectives.
Asheville City Schools’ Superintendent Robert Logan was appointed Tuesday as the Associate Superintendent of Innovation and School Transformation with the NC Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI).
Washington, D.C. — Congressman G. K. Butterfield expressed disappointed with the lack of a long-term solution in North Carolina addressing the immense and growing burden of Medicaid costs being passed along to counties.
Want to write a special tribute to that most special woman? Here’s the place to profess your admiration and love for all the world to see.
My fellow Democrats and I joined together early Friday to give final approval to a $20.3 billion budget.
Washington, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives approved two provisions on Wednesday introduced by U.S. Rep. Etheridge (D-Lillington), the only N.C. member of the Homeland Security Committee, to protect N.C. agriculture and children.
U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings today issued the following statement recognizing Teacher Appreciation Week:
According to the Raleigh News & Observer, counties may be getting some Medicaid relief from the state in the next budget. This would be welcome news for Vance, for whom the burden of Medicaid has been a legislative priority for years. The question is, what should they/would they do with the savings? Let your thoughts on this or anything else be known on today’s open line.
Vance resident Jamie Harris voiced her concerns over the Vance County budget during the regular meeting of the Vance County Board of Commissioners on Monday evening.
WBT reported yesterday that the N.C. House Judiciary Committee agreed to make adoptee-birthparent access easier. You can read about it