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Tuesday, 24 November 2020 10:10

Road closures suspended for the holiday weekend

RALEIGH – Though traffic is expected to be lighter than usual for the Thanksgiving holiday due to COVID-19, the N.C. Department of Transportation wants to assist drivers who are traveling by suspending most construction activity along its major highways.

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ROCKINGHAM — Yet another holiday tradition has fallen victim to the coronavirus.

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RALEIGH — The state will temporarily suspend most highway construction projects that cause lane closures to help reduce the anticipated influx of traffic over the July Fourth holiday weekend.

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PEMBROKE — Faculty, staff and students of the UNC Pembroke Music Department will perform in the 11th annual Holiday Extravaganza concert at Givens Performing Arts Center on Friday, Nov. 22. 

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JACKSONVILLE — The Marine Corps Air Station New River played host Monday to the annual North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program Statewide Fourth of July ‘Booze It & Lose it’ campaign, dubbed "Operation Firecracker."

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The second Monday of October is celebrated across the United States as a federal holiday in commemoration of Christopher Columbus.  Widely, yet erroneously, considered to be the first explorer to have “discovered” America in 1492, Columbus was indeed a brave, adventurous sailor.  However, it cannot be said that he was the first to find what we now call North America.

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