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Governor to sign bill that reviews Common Core standards
Only a year after Common Core's implementation in Brunswick County K-12 schools, state legislators have passed a bill that will review North Carolina's education standards.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Daily Advance
DG Martin: No party controls NCa s growing a in-migranta population
So what? What difference does it make to us that almost half of North Carolina voters were born somewhere else? To begin to show the importance of such a large number of non-North Carolina natives participating in the state's election process, DataNet gives us a short history lesson: "One hundred years ago, when North Carolina had a population of ... (more)
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Brunswick Co. woman appeals school's decision to keep book
A Brunswick County woman has appealed a school's decision to keep a novel she objects to in the school's curriculum.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Beach Carolina Magazine
The American Red Cross calls on eligible donors with all blood types...
The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage.
Christensen: NC voters reflect demographic shift
Nearly half of North Carolina voters in the last election were born somewhere else, a fact that is particularly evident in fast growing metropolitan areas such as the Triangle.
Superintendent explains reason for resignation from Brunswick Co Schools
Dr. Edward Pruden told members of the Brunswick County Board of Education Tuesday night that he plans to resign as Superintendent at the end of the upcoming 2014-15 school year.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
GOP has edge in effort to keep NC House
In case there was any doubt, a new University of North Carolina study underscores one reason North Carolina has become a swing state: Voters born elsewhere make up nearly half the state's electorate.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Company poised to bring 1,000 jobs to area
A company is eyeing Brunswick County for a new project that could bring 1,000 jobs to Southeastern North Carolina.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Area happenings, July 3
The committee provides recommendations on reducing sea turtle interactions in commercial and recreational fisheries; reviews information on sea turtle strandings and interactions; and assists with public education.
Tornado Watch: New Hanover, Brunswick, and Pender Counties
A tornado watch has been issued for all coastal North Carolina counties until 2 a.m. on Friday, July 4. A tornado watch means conditions are favorable for tornados and severe thunderstorms i and close to the watch area.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Jacksonville Daily News
Price gouging law in effect due to Arthur, says AG Cooper
Raleigh: North Carolina's strong price gouging law is now in effect along the coast because a state of emergency has been declared due to Arthur, Attorney General Roy Cooper notified businesses and consumers today.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Name change comes with Four-County move
Four-County Community Services, based in Laurinburg for more than two decades, announced Monday that the agency would not only be moving its main office to Lumberton but also changing its name to Southeastern Community & Family Services.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Mission opens stores to fund homeless shelter
The mission group that met resistance with its plans to locate a homeless shelter in Whiteville is looking for a building outside city limits where it can open in as soon as a month.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Law enforcement should handle enforcement of puppy mill regulations
The proposal to transfer the enforcement of puppy mill regulations from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture to the Department of Public Safety is a good move.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
De-annexation legislation awaits rubber stamp
A North Carolina Senate bill sponsored by Harry Brown, R-Jones/Onslow, bundles the de-annexation of 12.2 acres of Wrightsville Beach mainland holdings with a Jacksonville, N.C., room occupancy tax bill.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Group tries to change auto insurance rates in North Carolina
FAIR NC, a group that includes State Farm, Allstate and Geico, has formed another plan in an effort to change the way auto insurance rates are issued in the Tar Heel State.