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What You Need to Know about North Carolina for July 30, 2014

Another day, another dose of news and commentary from us.
News Across North Carolina for July 30, 2014

All Guilford County’s Registrar of Deeds needed to win over the women of his office was to ban pantyhose.

Greensboro’s Downtown Performing Arts Center will now open in 2017. Plus updated information on how it will be funded.

The daughter of former UNC system president CD Spangler has been added to the UNC system board.

Asheville’s downtown Hyatt Place hotel will open in 2015.

The Cabarrus County owned Lomax Incubator Farm had its budget cut, but an Avett Brother has stepped in to help keep the place running.

Statesville will no longer charge $2 for all non-city sponsored use of its greenway trails.

Charlotte’s Black Sheep Skate Shop serves as a vital part of the Charlotte area skateboarding community, along with selling skateboards.

Even though the arts community as a whole in Charlotte has more funds, there may not be enough for field trips to area cultural attractions for students.

Union County is getting another roundabout to help traffic flow in the Charlotte-area county.

A crowd of folks came out in Pender County to hear about the new Topsail Island bridge from the state DOT.

For many Lumbee families, it can take years to get housing assistance.

Moore County has a new director of animal operations.

So we have a budget and the teachers have raises. Ask your favorite teacher to take you out to a fancy dinner to celebrate.

Business recruitment to the state has fallen.

And finally, would you walk to DC to protest people dying in your rural town, thanks to the failure of many states, including our own, to allow for the Medicaid expansion?

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