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Saturday, June 25, 2016
NC Governor 2016 Forum

McCrory, Cooper clash over HB2

June 24, 2016

Incumbent, challenger hold first debate in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE — North Carolina’s law limiting protections for LGBT people took center stage Friday in the state’s first gubernatorial debate between the incumbent who signed the law and his challenger who wants to repeal it.…


Groups hand out $36K in grants, scholarships

June 24, 2016

A program to help Perquimans kindergartners learn to swim and a program to help boost the test scores of students from low-income families were among the top recipients of $22,000 in grants handed out by two regional philanthropic groups earlier this week.

Four area high school students also…


City's grant-writer leaving for New Bern

June 24, 2016

The grant-writer who helped the city of Elizabeth City secure funding for Coast Guard Park and renovations to the former Elizabeth City Middle School building is leaving for a new job in New Bern.

In an interview Wednesday, her last day as Elizabeth City’s community development manager,…


Getting off the ground: Nonprofit plans to build a place of safety for escaping the sex trade

June 24, 2016

MOYOCK--Sex may not be sold on local street corners, but sex trafficking is nonetheless taking place in northeastern North Carolina, stated the president of The Beloved Haven in Currituck.

Unlike obvious street prostitution, the widespread use of the internet has changed sex trafficking to a now-…