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Metro Mayors Coalition Set For Reception and Awards Ceremony at Executive Mansion PDF Print E-mail
Local Government
By Administrator   
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 05:18

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The state's Executive Mansion will be filled with North Carolina mayors Wednesday evening when the Metro Mayors Coalition is welcomed to the downtown Raleigh home of the governor for a reception and awards presentation.

Gov. Pat McCrory will feel right at home; he served more than a dozen years as the mayor of Charlotte before being elected governor in 2012.

The event begins at 6:15 p.m.

It is open only to credentialed press.

The coalition is active in the public policy arena as the legislature considers bills with impact on local communities.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 April 2015 05:28
Edenton Takes Smithsonian Honor For Small-Town Significance PDF Print E-mail
Local Government
By Administrator   
Monday, 27 April 2015 05:14

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Edenton is a popular vacation destination for most North Carolinians, and now the quaint town has caught the eye of Smithsonian magazine, which has named it one of the 20 Best Small Cities in the country for 2015.

The magazine cites Edenton due to its historic signficance, cultural attractions, and restaurants, among a list of factors.

Also making the list were Stuart, Florida, Saint Simons Island, Georgia, and Thibodaux, Louisiana.

Gov. McCrory To Visit Lake Norman State Park Thursday PDF Print E-mail
Local Government
By Administrator   
Thursday, 23 April 2015 04:58

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Following is Gov. Pat McCrory's public schedule for Thursday, April 23, 2015, as released by his office.

10 a.m.
Lake Norman State Park Visitor Center Dedication Ceremony
Lake Norman State Park
Visitor Center
759 State Park Road

 OPEN to credentialed press only. 

UNC School of Government Course To Focus On County Board's Role In K-12 Education PDF Print E-mail
Local Government
By Administrator   
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 05:43

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - With budget time upon us, the UNC School of Government is hosting county commissioners who seek to learn about a county's responsibilities for K-12 public schools and how to work well with school board members.

The April 30 workshop will be facilitated by Kara Millonzi, associate professor of public law and government.

More information and registration details can be found at http://www.sog.unc.edu/Node/32256


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