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October 19, 2017

Connect NC bond would give $7.1 million to SCC

The Connect NC bond, which goes before voters on March 15, includes $7.1 million in funding for Southwestern Community College to use on repair, renovation and construction projects. The statewide bond is a proposal for $2 billion that, if passed, would address needs through investments in education, pa...
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Up on the Roof: NC Big Box Stores an Energy Solution?

There are 257 million square feet of available real estate in North Carolina – most of which would be an ideal host for solar panels, according to a report released this week by Environment North Carolina. Data included suggests the flat, often unshaded, roofs of big box stores make the perfect lo...
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Mixed Report: Health of NC’s Children

The health of North Carolina’s children has the potential to impact the state for generations to come and this year the state is getting mixed reviews for it’s efforts. NC Child issued its annual report card today tracking 40 areas of child health. While the state has seen improvement in hos...
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Robbinsville Man Sentenced on Child Pornography Charges

U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger sentenced Mark Alan Tygart, of Robbinsville, N.C. to 76 months in prison on possession of child pornography charges, announced Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. U.S. Attorney Rose is joined in making the announcement by...
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