Monday, October 18, 2021





I Thought Blacklisting Was Bad

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By JOHN HOOD RALEIGH — I’ve never really been a victim of cancel culture. But that’s not to say my critics haven’t tried to make...

Nash Correctional Offender Dies After Testing Positive For COVID-19

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A Nash Correctional Institution offender with pre-existing medical conditions, who tested positive for COVID-19, has died at a hospital. “We continue to work hard to...

Little Improvement In N.C. Job Market Expected Until 2022

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By Andrew DunnCarolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — North Carolina’s heavy-fisted response to the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a delayed economic recovery, reports from...

State House, Senate At Impasse Over School Reopening Bill

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By Andrew DunnCarolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — Majorities of the House and Senate agree that N.C. schools need legislative prodding to reopen, but they’re...

Causey Urges NC Residents To Take Advantage Of Special Enrollment Period For Healthcare Insurance

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North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey urges North Carolinians who don’t have health insurance to sign up for coverage during the Special Enrollment Period...

Cleveland High Junior Named Student Advisor To State Board Of Education

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Bryce Womble, a junior at Cleveland High School, was recognized at the February Johnston County Board of Education meeting for being named a student...

N.C. Republican Party To Censure Sen. Richard Burr

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By Dallas WoodhouseCarolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — Three members of the N.C. Republican Party Central Committee tell Carolina Journal the committee is expected to pass a resolution of...

Sales Tax Hike Is Unneeded

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By JOHN HOOD  RALEIGH — When North Carolina Democrats are in power, their go-to source of new revenue is to raise sales taxes.  Oh, I realize...

NC Dems Push To Raise Minimum Wage

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By David BassCarolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — Following President Biden’s proposal to increase the minimum wage nationally to $15 an hour, a handful of Democrats in...

Economists Raise Outlook For State Budget, Predicting More Tax Revenue

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By Andrew DunnCarolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — The state budget may be spared economists’ worst fears from the COVID pandemic, according to a new tax revenue...