Simone taught herself to play piano in the wooden cottage as a young girl in the 1930s, The National Trust said. Nearly 90 years later, the three-room, 660-square foot (61-square-meter) clapboard house had fallen into disrepair when four Black artists purchased the property in 2017 to ensure its legacy. … [Read more...] about North Carolina home of Nina Simone gets permanent protection
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"Joe Biden opposes the Trump/DeVos conception of 'school choice,' which is private school vouchers that would destroy our public schools. He's also against for-profit and low-performing charter schools and believes in holding all charter schools accountable. He does not oppose districts letting parents choose to send their children to public magnet schools, high-performing public charters, or traditional public schools," a Biden spokesperson said in an email last month. … [Read more...] about Fact check: Trump makes 10 false and misleading claims about Biden during North Carolina rally
It's hard to explain the appeal of it to anyone who hasn't been. Yes, it's essentially a giant gas station. There is a beaver, and he's everywhere. It's one of the few places you can buy fudge, home decor, beer and buckets of bacon grease in one transaction. The bathrooms really are extremely clean. … [Read more...] about Buc-ee’s is reportedly heading to North Carolina. I hope they appreciate it.
The ACC’s decision comes the same week as a similar move by the NCAA. If anything, the ACC’s choice is even more significant to North Carolinians. North Carolina is considered the home of the ACC. The conference is headquartered in Greensboro and a full four of its 15 members are within the state. … [Read more...] about North Carolina Boycott Continues As ACC Pulls League Championships From the State
“That still feels like a bit of science fiction, but we’re at a point where we’re learning more and more about the technology that is available and how we can use it to make our customers’ lives easier,” Ward wrote in a corporate blog. … [Read more...] about Walmart testing drones for deliveries in North Carolina city