OPINION, John Hood: NC has its fiscal house in order - StarNewsOnline.com — OPINION, John Hood: NC has its fiscal house in order StarNewsOnline.com Over the past two weeks, government budget agencies have delivered two key reports to North Carolina taxpayers. One should infuriate them. The other should please them. The infuriating report concerned the federal budget. The Congressional Budget ... and more »
BOOKMARKS: John Ehle chonicled Tar Heel history in novels - StarNewsOnline.com — StarNewsOnline.com BOOKMARKS: John Ehle chonicled Tar Heel history in novels StarNewsOnline.com North Carolina lost a literary giant last month when John Ehle died at his Winston-Salem home at the age of 92. Ehle was never a best-seller, although his books were always highly regarded. Harper Lee praised “ John Ehle's meld of historical fact with ...
Downtown Sundown announces 2018 concert lineup - StarNewsOnline.com — StarNewsOnline.com Downtown Sundown announces 2018 concert lineup StarNewsOnline.com Headlining bands are touring tribute acts. Locally based opening acts will be announced in the coming weeks. WDI also helps raise money for area nonprofits with Downtown Sundown. Concert attendees can buy a $1 wristband in order to purchase beer or ... and more »
PHOTOS: Today in History, April 23 - StarNewsOnline.com — StarNewsOnline.com PHOTOS: Today in History, April 23 StarNewsOnline.com Spokesman of the “Wets”, who denied the sweeping claims of the “Drys”, as to the social and economic benefits of prohibition in their testimony April 23, 1930 before the House Judiciary Committee's hearing in Washington. The hearing is on bills to ... and more »
New intrastate portal aims to give crowdfunding a boost in North Carolina - WRAL Tech Wire — WRAL Tech Wire New intrastate portal aims to give crowdfunding a boost in North Carolina WRAL Tech Wire WILMINGTON – Up until 2017, the crowdfunding movement in North Carolina had been treading water in a struggle to catch up with the momentum happening on a national level. But with the much-anticipated NC PACES Act in effect for a year, the equity ... and more »
Lt. Col. John David Porter, 96, World War II POW, US Postal Employee - framinghamsource.com — framinghamsource.com Lt. Col. John David Porter, 96, World War II POW, US Postal Employee framinghamsource.com Porter is survived by his children, Michael Porter of Roswell, NM, John Porter of Foxboro, MA, Kelley Smith (Brian) of Stow, MA, Peggy Porter (Ralph) of Wilmington , NC and Dennis Porter, of Framingham, grandchildren Brenna, Chris, Jason, Holly, Tom ...
3 Democrats competing for NC House 20 Democratic nod - StarNewsOnline.com — StarNewsOnline.com 3 Democrats competing for NC House 20 Democratic nod StarNewsOnline.com NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- The Democratic primary for the 20th N.C. House District drew three challengers hoping to be selected to move on to face incumbent state Rep. Holly Grange, R-New Hanover. John Bauer, a former Pender County manager, activist Leslie ...
Megan Ballard, James Mitchell - New York Times — New York Times Megan Ballard, James Mitchell New York Times Megan Elizabeth Ballard and James Henry Hamett Mitchell were married April 21 at the First Presbyterian Church in Wilmington , N.C. The Rev. Dr. Daniel F. Lewis, a Presbyterian minister, performed the ceremony. Mrs. Mitchell, 29, is a lawyer for the ...
PHOTOS: Celebrity birthdays, April 22-28 - StarNewsOnline.com — StarNewsOnline.com PHOTOS: Celebrity birthdays, April 22-28 StarNewsOnline.com Filmmaker John Waters celebrates a birthday April 22. [AP Photo by/Andy Kropa]. [2/8]. Actor Jack Nicholson celebrates a birthday April 22. [Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP]. [3/8]. Professional wrestler and actor John Cena celebrates a birthday ... and more »
On stage in Wilmington: What to see in April and May - StarNewsOnline.com — StarNewsOnline.com On stage in Wilmington : What to see in April and May StarNewsOnline.com Wilmington dinner theater TheatreNOW presents this show based on characters created by North Carolina authors Lee Smith and Jill McCorkle. It also features original tunes by Nashville songwriters Marshall Chapman and Matraca Berg, who've written songs ...