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Yesterday | WLOS

Vandals damage a dozen graves in Gaston County

Police said the vandalism occurred late Friday or early Saturday at a cemetery shared by Springfield Baptist Church and Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church.

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Related Topix: Gaston County, NC, Maggie Valley, NC

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Sampson Independent

Political passion, penchant for serviceJuly 21st | 0

Courtesy photoGarrett Whipkey on the campus of Western Carolina University where he is now a senior and serving as the college's SGA president.

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Related Topix: US News

University Business

New diversity officer furthers commitment to diversity

With diversity of its student population continuing to rise, Anne Arundel Community College has named James A. Felton III as its first chief diversity officer as part of the college's commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

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Related Topix: Cullowhee, NC

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

NC unemployment rate remains flat at 6.4 percent

The state Commerce Department reported Friday that North Carolina's unemployment rate was 6.4 percent in June, which was the same rate reported for May. That was above the national average, which the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported at 6.1 percent.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Williams-Lanning named Teacher of the Year

Karen Williams-Lanning, of Waynesville, was named the 2013-14 Swain County Teacher of the Year.

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Related Topix: Swain County, NC, Bryson City, NC

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Learn about bones, animals and the moon July 17

The Summer Reading Program continues at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at the Waynesville Branch Library with "Forensic Anthropology: The Real Bones."

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Learn about bones July 17

The Summer Reading Program continues at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at the Waynesville Branch Library with "Forensic Anthropology: The Real Bones."

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Mountain Xpress

UNC Asheville authorized to make $990,000 in capital improvementsGrady Cooper | 3 mins ago | 10 views

UNC Asheville has been authorized by the state to borrow approximately $990,000 to make needed capital improvements.

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Related Topix: Asheville, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors, East Carolina University, North Carolina State University

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

11,500 Alpha Kappa Alpha members coming to Charlotte for conference

Members of Gastonia's Alpha Kappa Alpha chapter, Zeta Mu Omega, sport the sorority's signature green and pink colors.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Sororities, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Shaw University, Howard University

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Jack the Dipper opens July 1

Jack the Dipper owners Dana Smith, left, and Tony Straut, stand next to their new location in the Waynesville Plaza.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Waynesville, NC

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Chapel Hill News

Brown - Evans

Kathleen Julia Evans and Christopher Alan Brown were married May 25th, 2014 at The Carolina Club in Chapel Hill.

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Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC, Carrboro, NC, Rockingham, NC, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Paul: A Would Be Apostle at City Lights

Dr. Harold Littleton, Jr. will visit City Lights Bookstore to present the second volume in his Founders of the Faith series, Paul: A Would Be Apostle on Saturday, June 28th at 3 p.m. His novel takes a look at the impact Paul had on shaping the Anti-Semitic mindsets that have lasted centuries.

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Related Topix: Hartsville, SC, Meredith College, Mars Hill College, Gardner-Webb University

Forbes.com

Our Wonderful Politicians -- Why Do They Pass So Many Bad Laws And Repeal So Few?

Why is it that democracies so often generate public policies that are wasteful and unjust? Why do such policies persist over long periods of time, even when they are known to be harmful? Assuming that you've pondered those questions, you'd probably also like to understand why, on rare occasions, bad policies do get repealed.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Asheville Citizen-Times

Time To Go To Work

While summer is the time for young people to relax, many teens use the free time to work a summer job.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Swannanoa, NC, Black Mountain, NC

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