Saturday, September 25, 2021






Let’s Head Off Labor Shortages

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By John Hood RALEIGH — It may sound preposterous at the moment, with North Carolina’s unemployment rate still significantly above its pre-COVID rate, but...

GOP Lawmakers Move Forward Bills To ‘Restore Trust’ In Election System

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By David Bass Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — Republican lawmakers are pushing forward two election-reform bills designed to shore up voting integrity following a 2020 general election...

N.C. Overpaid More Than $69 Million In Unemployment Benefits

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By Johnny Kampis Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — In yet another sign of turmoil at the N.C. Division of Employment Security, officials announced this week the division...

Governor Issues Executive Order To Relax State’s Outdoor Mask Mandate, Ease Mass Gathering Limits

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Today, Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. gave an update on the state’s...

Governor Cooper Op-Ed: The Road To A Brighter Future Runs Through North Carolina

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By Governor Roy Cooper North Carolina is emerging from a worldwide pandemic strong and growing, with new jobs and new neighbors arriving daily. We welcome...

NC Sends National Guard Unit To Louisiana To Respond To Hurricane Ida

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RALEIGH: North Carolina is sending National Guard personnel to help Louisiana after the catastrophic effects of Hurricane Ida. The 113th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion...

Republican Effort To Overturn Veto On Reopening Schools Falls Short

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By John TrumpCarolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — The N.C. General Assembly on Monday, March 1, tried but failed — by one vote, 29-20 —...

N.C. Senate Passes Anti-Indoctrination Bill After Emotional Debate

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By Carolina Journal A bill that would prohibit public schools from promoting controversial viewpoints related to Critical Race Theory cleared the N.C. Senate on...

Public School Teachers Encouraged To Apply For Educator Discovery Awards

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Smithfield Selma High Teacher Among The Recipients RALEIGH - North Carolina public school teachers are encouraged to apply for awards to get additional training and...

Lawmakers Look To Implement Summer School For At-Risk Students

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By Johnny Kampis Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — As state lawmakers try to sort out when students can go back to school full time, members...