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Reprinted with permission from the Carolina Journal
State lawmakers are preparing a bill to make sure the state is ready in case oil from the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico makes its way to North Carolina waters. The bill would lift a $75 million cap on damages and direct state agencies to review their response plans.
To view CarolinaJournal.tv's full video report on the General Assembly's response to the BP oil spill, click on the link.
Reprinted with permission from Lake Gaston Today
Artists, art lovers and wine aficionados from all around the lake area gathered at the Rosemont winery Saturday for the second annual Rosemont Wine and Art Festival and even though the temperatures hovered around 100 degrees, most spent hours perusing the artist booths and tasting wines.
The Halifax County Convention and Visitors Bureau announced that the county’s many Independence Day celebrations are listed as some of the Best 4th of July Hometown Celebrations and Trips on the national family travel website www.roadtripsforfamilies.com.
Reprinted with permission from the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
Enrollment for the Fall 2010 inaugural semester of Chowan’s new School of Graduate Studies program in Elementary Education is now officially underway, and students are already lining up for a chance to earn their Master’s Degree diplomas.
Halifax County Crimestoppers offers rewards for animal cruelty, abuse or neglect. If you should be aware of these type of crimes, you can call Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444 In addition to the Crimestoppers reward, the Humane Society offers rewards up to $5000.