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News across North Carolina for February 6, 2015

Hello to the First Friday in February! Here’s some news before you get started on your weekend:

The Greensboro City Council held a press conference yesterday to discuss the House bill threatening to change the number of districts and the length of terms.

Charlotte lawmakers are also calling on the General Assembly and the governor to provide a few things.

Construction has started on Greensboro’s LeBauer Park.

The head of Downtown Greensboro, Inc. is resigning.

The Forsyth County Schools will bring back secretarian prayer to their meetings.

The state has released its grades for each public school.

When an automaker is ready to come to North Carolina, 50 million from the Golden Leaf Foundation is ready for them to use.

Buncombe County Schools may put students in uniforms.

A classic photo of the Asheville Southern Railway station.

The National Forest Service is re-configuring their strategy with public outreach around the Pisgah and Nantahala Forests. The new head of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is ready to meet people and has scheduled four open houses around the region surrounding the park.

The latest addition to the Asheville City Council race.

You can eat at this new restaurant strip in Charlotte or in honor of this restaurant in Greensboro.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board is divided on voting in a new member, so divided that there’s still not a new member.

American Airlines is pushing for a state sales tax break, which could enhance its presence at Charlotte-Douglas Airport.

Charlotte Water will not add to its sewage sludge lands.

Bald Head Island has started construction on an erosion prevention measure.

This Brunswick County woman is fighting for the right to choose a cheaper electricity provider.

At a hearing last night, municipalities surrounding Ft. Bragg voiced concerns about cutbacks on the military base.

Fayetteville may adopt a procedure for people to voluntarily report that they are having house parties and have police automatically make a visit to the homes, namely if teens are involved.

Cumberland and Sampson Counties are working to re-open a meat processing plant that employed a lot of people in both counties.

U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield will boycott the Israeli prime minister’s speech in Congress.

And finally, you can now be Tillising, thanks to Mr. Unclean, dubbed such by The Daily Show.


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