North Carolina voters have a fifth option to consider when deciding which political party to join. The Constitution Party gained official recognition on Wednesday, with help from residents in the eastern part of the state.
Many of you have discussed with us ways in which you can assist Public Radio East in reaching the magic mark of zero deficit at the end of the fiscal year. We are grateful to each donor who has come forward with additional gifts and new memberships. We are also grateful for the many corporate sponsors who have asked how they could help this month. You can listen to our countdown information each day as we close down the year.
Hundreds of teachers and public education advocates traveled from Eastern North Carolina yesterday to state capital, where they joined thousands of others demanding higher teacher pay and more school resources.
Two more counties in Eastern North Carolina have joined the growing list of school districts that plan to close on Wednesday when thousands of teachers from across the state are expected to rally for increased funding for public education.