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FFHS Teacher Babies Galore

FFHS Teacher Babies Galore

By Jose Valle Advertising Editor In several months, the stork will be making visits to a couple of teachers’ homes. Several teachers at this school are expecting children in upcoming months, though for many it is not their first. In a similar cradle, many just recently had children. Among the expecting are wife of World History teacher Brandon Wall, EC teacher assistant Jessica Davis, Civics teacher Cassidy Pope, wife of EC teacher Joe Tyson and Art teacher Jenna Saunders; families who recently had a baby include Wall, Saunders and math teacher Christian Lowe. “I was just very excited to meet her,” Lowe said. “I often thought about what or who she would look like and prayed for health.” Lowe and […]

NC Planned Parenthood and NAF Support Gendercide in Undercover Tapes

NC Planned Parenthood and NAF Support Gendercide in Undercover Tapes

Abortion Industry Participates in Real War on Women Through Search-And-Destroy Procedures on Little Girls Raleigh, NC – Today, Live Action released new undercover footage showing a National Abortion Federation (NAF) clinic in Raleigh and a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Chapel Hill advising women on how best to procure a sex-selective abortion of their baby girls because they want a boy instead. Live Action’s “Gendercide” project has now documented abortion clinics’ support for sex-selection at 8 clinics in 5 states. The latest footage is available below and at PROTECT OUR GIRLS. See the video here: In the video, a counselor at NAF member “A Woman’s Choice of Raleigh, Inc” refers a woman purportedly seeking a sex-selective abortion to an OB/GYN […]

Onslow County NC: Positive Rabid Fox Found in Hubert Area

Onslow County NC: Positive Rabid Fox Found in Hubert Area

Onslow County, NC – Laboratory tests performed Monday, June 19, 2012, on a fox that attacked and bit a resident of Lafitte Drive in Hubert came back positive for rabies, according to the State Health Department. This is the 3rd positive rabies case in Onslow County since January 2012. The most recent positive rabies case occurred on March 20, 2012, when Onslow County Animal Control Officers responded to a call in Richlands concerning a rabid fox. “We remind all pet owners to have their dogs and cats vaccinated annually,” says Alan Davis, Animal Services Director, “Vaccinations are essential to protecting cats and dogs against rabies, and are the first line of defense against human infection.” Davis also stated that Onslow […]

Barringer Resigns Seat on University of North Carolina Board of Governors

Barringer Resigns Seat on University of North Carolina Board of Governors

CHAPEL HILL – Cary attorney Brent D. Barringer has resigned his seat on the UNC Board of Governors, the policy-making body of the 17-campus University of North Carolina, effective June 20. In sharing his decision with University leaders and fellow Board members, he cited the need to devote more time to family, business, and professional responsibilities and to his wife, Tamara’s, campaign for the North Carolina Senate.   First elected to the Board of Governors in 2003, Barringer was serving a third four-year term that runs through June 30, 2015. During the course of his tenure, he has served as chair of the Board’s Committee on Public Affairs; vice chair of the Committee on Educational Planning, Policies, and Programs; secretary […]

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R.M.S. Titanic: Facts, Legends, and Missing Connections

R.M.S. Titanic: Facts, Legends, and Missing Connections

Elizabeth City, NC – Join the Museum of the Albemarle for a rare Sunday program, June 24 at 2;00pm where the mysteries of the R.M.S. Titanic will be explored. Dr. Walter L. Powell a Senior Associate with the cultural resource firm Stone Fort Consulting, Mission, Kansas, and an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate Program in Applied History at Shippensburg University will present the program: R.M.S. Titanic: Facts, Legends, and Missing Connections. Most people are familiar with the tragic story of the luxury liner R.M.S. Titanic, which was on its maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York when it struck an iceberg on the evening of April 14th, 1912 and sank 2 ½ hours later with the loss of over […]

Preston Homers Twice in First Game of Doubleheader Split

Preston Homers Twice in First Game of Doubleheader Split

Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington Sharks (10-6) and Edenton Steamers (11-2) split an exciting doubleheader on Thursday night, with the home team taking Game 1 by a 14-4 final and the visitors earning the split with a 4-2 victory in Game 2. Excitement began immediately in the first inning, but the grand slam and the nine runs scored were only the start of what would be a long night of baseball and extra activity. Two runs had scored and the bases were loaded on a two walks, a pair of hits, an error and a wild pitch before the first offensive out of the night was made for Wilmington. The three runners who were on base when that out was […]

NCAA Penalizes UNCW Men’s Hoops

NCAA Penalizes UNCW Men’s Hoops

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – The NCAA made it official on Wednesday: the UNCW men’s basketball team will not be allowed to compete in the postseason in 2012-13 due to low Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores.   UNCW officials had appealed an earlier-announced ban, and the NCAA’s Committee on Academic Performance (CAP) upheld the ruling. The final decision was released Wednesday when full APR scores were announced by the NCAA nationally.   “We’re obviously disappointed,” said Jimmy Bass, UNCW’s athletic director. “We’ve implemented a new academic improvement plan that has already been extremely effective. Academics have always been – and will continue to be – the primary focus in our intercollegiate athletics program.”   The postseason ban in 2012-13 is the […]

ECU Production of “Our Town” at Roanoke Island Festival Park

ECU Production of “Our Town” at Roanoke Island Festival Park

MANTEO – East Carolina University returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park with the well-known production “Our Town” on June 26, 27, 28 at 7 p.m. in the Indoor Theatre. First produced in 1938, the Pulitzer-Prize winning play has become an American stage treasure and is Thornton Wilder’s most renowned and frequently performed play. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 6 to 12 years old. Children 5 and under are free. They may be purchased in advance at the Visitors Center or the night of the event. Set at the turn of the 20th century, the play reveals the ordinary lives of the people in the small town of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire. The noted playwright Edward Albee […]

Battleship NORTH CAROLINA: The Legacy Continues – July Programming Notes

Battleship NORTH CAROLINA: The Legacy Continues – July Programming Notes

The Legacy Continues July Programming Battleship NORTH CAROLINA   WILMINGTON, NC – Engage in a sailor’s life above and below the water line of two navy vessels in these interactive July programs at the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA. Battleship 101 2nd Saturdays Programs Saturday, July 14, 2012 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Battleship 101 visitors engage with ship volunteers stationed throughout the ship as they create dialogue on specific subjects relative to daily shipboard life including gunnery, radar, sickbay, galley and engineering areas. A unique opportunity to talk one on one of what life was like aboard a WWII Battleship in the time of combat. Free with paid admission. The Legacy Series: Under the Sea with Submarine USS NORTH CAROLINA 2nd […]

SwampDogs Outshine Stars At “The Swamp”

SwampDogs Outshine Stars At “The Swamp”

Fayetteville, NC – The Fayetteville SwampDogs defeated the Catawba Valley Stars 8-to-4 on Wednesday night, getting back to their winning ways at “The Swamp.” The Stars have a 14-and-7 record in the Carolina Virginia Collegiate League so far this year. The Dogs picked up an early 4-to-0 lead when the first four batters reached in the bottom of the first inning, while all coming around to score in the frame. Connor Obrochta (Tampa) and Joe Ciamacco (Ohio State) were walked to open the inning, and Mike Tauchman (Bradley) loaded the bases when he was hit by a pitch. Sal Giardina (Lynn) picked up an RBI on an infield single, while Tyler Ding (Tampa) added a sacrifice fly along with Brian […]

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