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Thursday, 21 October 2021 12:20

NCDOT launches the 2022 Aviation Art Contest

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation is encouraging children and teenagers to show off their artistic work by taking part in the 2022 Aviation Art Contest. 

Published in Lifestyle

RALEIGH — A new study from researchers at the University of Arkansas and Western Carolina University finds that a Democrat-backed budget bill pending in Congress would slash an average of $1,131 per student in resources for charter schools.

Published in Local News
Wednesday, 20 October 2021 12:49

Medical Assistants Recognition Week at RichmondCC

HAMLET — The American Association of Medical Assistants has designated this week as Medical Assistants’ Recognition Week. Medical Assistants across the country will be recognized during this special week and honored on Medical Assistants’ Recognition Day, Oct. 20, 2021. These hard-working individuals have the patients’ best interests in mind while performing a wide array of tasks. These individuals are superheroes of any medical practice.

Published in Lifestyle

RALEIGH — A youth risk survey for middle- and high-school students in the public school system is raising eyebrows for asking students about drug use and sexual activity.

Published in Local News
Thursday, 14 October 2021 12:13

OPINION: Closing down schools was a mistake

Closing down school buildings for many months last year — and offering poorly planned and executed virtual schooling as an inadequate substitute — proved to be a disaster for North Carolina children, families, and the education system itself.

Published in Opinion


RALEIGH — Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson says he has nothing personal against LGBTQ people, and he's not resigning.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH —SECU Foundation is pleased to join the collaborative efforts of UNC Health Foundation and other key organizations for a new telemedicine pilot addressing child and adolescent behavioral health issues for North Carolina public school students. 

Published in Local News
Tuesday, 28 September 2021 08:45

Cancel culture at UNCW drives leadership out

WILMINGTON — Describing a culture of silencing conservative voices at UNCW, one trustee was driven to quit last week with an openly critical post of Seahawk nation on Facebook. Former UNCW Board of Trustees member Woody White revealed what he sees as a troubling trend in treatment of conservative faculty and students.

Published in Local News

PEMBROKE — Hal Davis spent the better part of three decades on stage, performing in more than 70 professional productions.  

Published in Lifestyle

PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke Student Body President Dana Hunt-Locklear has been elected as co-chair of the Student Body Presidents Council for the UNC Association of Student Governments. 

Published in Lifestyle
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