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I want to share the legislative update we got today from Secretary Mandy Cohen about vaccine distribution, which I discussed earlier in a Facebook Live post.  The very short answer is that we have too much demand and not enough supply, but I want to tell you what we're going to do about it.

On Sunday January 24, 2021, Caswell County Schools was notified that employees working at Dillard Middle and North Elementary Schools have tested positive for COVID-19. In order to protect employee confidentiality, no other information about the individuals will be shared. The following acti…

Beginning January 25, 2021, the Caswell County Board of Education meetings will be conducted remotely and electronically due to Covid-19.  The media and public may access the meeting via Zoom. Caswell County Schools BOE online meeting Access LIVE session via computer with Internet: https://w…

Post 210 Superbowl Fundraiser: The American Post 210 will Have a Stew and BBQ sale on Saturday, February 6th, starting at 11 a.m. The stew will be prepared at Pelham United Methodist Church, 594 Red Marshal Road, Pelham, NC. Other pick up locations are Cedar Grove Outreach Ministry, 225 Thir…

Greensboro gas prices have fallen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.17/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 586 stations. Gas prices in Greensboro are 12.7 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 13.9 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

While juvenile crime in North Carolina continues to trend downward, an alarming new trend was identified last year: juveniles being charged with firearm crimes. According to Deputy Secretary for Juvenile Justice William Lassiter, there has been an almost 150 percent increase in youths facing…

The North Carolina prison system has received its first allocation of coronavirus vaccine, and inoculations began Wednesday morning.  

The Caswell County Board of Commissioners Planning Work Session that was originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. This Work Session will be conducted remotely and electronically.

Beginning January 25, 2021, the Caswell County Board of Education meetings will be conducted remotely and electronically due to Covid-19. The media and public may access the meeting via Zoom.

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That is what I heard the person on the other end of the phone say when I called to order a pizza for takeout. Pizza is all about the cheese for me so I always ask for extra. But I was calling Aunt Millie’s Pizza Subs and Suds and if you are not familiar with them…well let’s just say, they ‘o…

Thank ya'll for your response and comments to my preview article. It was inspirational, and now here's my second one. As stated by the editor, the subject matter will be diverse, but for this one, I’d like to stay in the food section. I have lived in many places, North Carolina, Louisiana, T…

Today, Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen visited a large-scale vaccine site at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Friday Conference Center to witness health care workers and North Carolinians over age 65 receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Governor Roy Cooper announced January 18 that the North Carolina Executive Mansion will be illuminated on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 5:30 PM in remembrance of the lives lost as in the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Cooper invites all North Carolina counties and municipalities to join in this…

The NC Sea Grant and Space Grant programs are now accepting applications for a one-year Graduate Research Fellowship. This joint fellowship provides support for one graduate student researching high-priority needs within the North Carolina watersheds, coastal area, and nearshore environments.

North Carolina Sea Grant is accepting applications for the 2021-22 NC STEM Policy Fellowship. Graduate students trained at North Carolina institutions of higher education will be placed into high-level state government offices focusing on policy topics related to science, technology, enginee…

The annual NCPA Convention will be held Feb. 26 in a virtual format this year and will feature a lineup of live and taped presentations. The convention will be highlighted by the presentation of the annual contest winners in both editorial and advertising categories, emceed by Shannon Vicker…

Gasoline prices in Greensboro have risen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.20/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 586 stations in Greensboro. This compares with the national average that has increased 4.2 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.38/g, accord…

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Governor Roy Cooper has approved the mobilization of an additional 100 North Carolina National Guardsmen to deploy to Washington, D.C. to support civilian authorities prior to and during the 59th Presidential Inauguration. Guardsmen will arrive in Washington, D.C. on Monday.