News for Hillsborough NC - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in Hillsborough North Carolina. Whether it's town issues and community activism, or school calendars and sports schedules, AmericanTowns delivers the information faster and helps you use it better. en-us 30 https://www.americantowns.com/hillsborough-nc News for Hillsborough NC - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/hillsborough-nc https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Wed, 01 Feb 2023 09:41:07 -0600 Ocean Front Beach Vacation Raffle: August 27-30, 2022 Today is the day to support the Courtney Geels for Congress campaign while also having the potential to win a weekend at a 4 bedroom/2 bath https://www.americantowns.com/news/ocean-front-beach-vacation-raffle-august-2730-2022-31424457-hillsborough-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/ocean-front-beach-vacation-raffle-august-2730-2022-31424457-hillsborough-nc.html Clubs and Organizations Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Flag Alert: Lowering NC Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Former Chairman of the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation, John 'Blackfeather' Jeffries TO:  Cabinet Secretaries; Council of State Members; Office of the UNC President; Administrative Office of the Courts; Office of https://www.americantowns.com/news/flag-alert-lowering-nc-flags-to-half-staff-in-honor-of-former-chairman-of-the-occaneechi-band-of-the-saponi-nation-john-blackfeather-jeffries-31527566-raleigh-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/flag-alert-lowering-nc-flags-to-half-staff-in-honor-of-former-chairman-of-the-occaneechi-band-of-the-saponi-nation-john-blackfeather-jeffries-31527566-raleigh-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 ICYMI: NCGA Republicans Continue To Cut Corporate Taxes While Record Low Investment Hurts North Carolina North Carolina Republicans’ plan to cut taxes for corporations instead of investing in our public schools and state services threaten our public https://www.americantowns.com/news/icymi-ncga-republicans-continue-to-cut-corporate-taxes-while-record-low-investment-hurts-north-carolina-31527782-halifax-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/icymi-ncga-republicans-continue-to-cut-corporate-taxes-while-record-low-investment-hurts-north-carolina-31527782-halifax-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Budd, Colleagues Send Letter to Biden Opposing Debt Ceiling Increase Without Spending Reform Budd, Colleagues Send Letter to Biden Opposing Debt Ceiling Increase Without Spending Reform Washington, D.C. — Senator Ted Budd (R-NC) https://www.americantowns.com/news/budd-colleagues-send-letter-to-biden-opposing-debt-ceiling-increase-without-spending-reform-31527149-tarboro-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/budd-colleagues-send-letter-to-biden-opposing-debt-ceiling-increase-without-spending-reform-31527149-tarboro-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Tillis Reaffirms Support for Basic Human Rights in Iran WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and his Senate colleagues recently reintroduced a bipartisan resolution to reaffirm support https://www.americantowns.com/news/tillis-reaffirms-support-for-basic-human-rights-in-iran-31527154-kinston-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/tillis-reaffirms-support-for-basic-human-rights-in-iran-31527154-kinston-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 NCDP Welcomes Vice President Harris to Raleigh North Carolina Democratic Party (NCDP) Chair Bobbie Richardson released the following statement ahead of Vice President Kamala Harris’ event in https://www.americantowns.com/news/ncdp-welcomes-vice-president-harris-to-raleigh-31527223-gastonia-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/ncdp-welcomes-vice-president-harris-to-raleigh-31527223-gastonia-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 812,000 North Carolinians Eligible for Student Loan Debt Relief Held Up by GOP North Carolinians could be benefitting from relief right now were it not for lawsuits brought by Republican elected officials and special interests https://www.americantowns.com/news/812000-north-carolinians-eligible-for-student-loan-debt-relief-held-up-by-gop-31527226-manteo-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/812000-north-carolinians-eligible-for-student-loan-debt-relief-held-up-by-gop-31527226-manteo-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Cooper Announces Five Recipients of Governor's Educator Discovery Award Professional development grants awarded to teachers in Cumberland, Forsyth, Franklin, Mecklenburg, and Wake Counties Today, Governor Roy Cooper and https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-cooper-announces-five-recipients-of-governors-educator-discovery-award-31527329-apex-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-cooper-announces-five-recipients-of-governors-educator-discovery-award-31527329-apex-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Adams Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day CHARLOTTE - Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in observance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which takes https://www.americantowns.com/news/adams-statement-on-international-holocaust-remembrance-day-31527385-charlotte-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/adams-statement-on-international-holocaust-remembrance-day-31527385-charlotte-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Manning Statement on the Release of Video Depicting the Death of Tyre Nichols Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Kathy Manning (NC-06) shared the following statement ahead of the release of video depicting the homicide https://www.americantowns.com/news/manning-statement-on-the-release-of-video-depicting-the-death-of-tyre-nichols-31527364-greensboro-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/manning-statement-on-the-release-of-video-depicting-the-death-of-tyre-nichols-31527364-greensboro-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Budd Sponsors A-PLUS Act Budd Sponsors A-PLUS Act Washington, D.C. — Senator Ted Budd (R-NC) has co-sponsored the Academic Partnerships Lead Us to Success https://www.americantowns.com/news/budd-sponsors-aplus-act-31526036-dana-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/budd-sponsors-aplus-act-31526036-dana-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Congresswoman Ross Announces Appointment to House Judiciary, Ethics, and Science, Space, and Technology Committees Today, Congresswoman Deborah Ross (NC-02) released the following statement after her appointment to the House Committees on the Judiciary; Ethics; and https://www.americantowns.com/news/congresswoman-ross-announces-appointment-to-house-judiciary-ethics-and-science-space-and-technology-committees-31527355-kannapolis-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/congresswoman-ross-announces-appointment-to-house-judiciary-ethics-and-science-space-and-technology-committees-31527355-kannapolis-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Manning, Gottheimer, McCaul, Fitzpatrick Introduce Bipartisan Holocaust Education Bill in the House on International Holocaust Remembrance Day Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Kathy Manning (NC-06), Co-chair of the House Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Antisemitism, Josh Gottheimer https://www.americantowns.com/news/manning-gottheimer-mccaul-fitzpatrick-introduce-bipartisan-holocaust-education-bill-in-the-house-on-international-holocaust-remembrance-day-31527365-lincolnton-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/manning-gottheimer-mccaul-fitzpatrick-introduce-bipartisan-holocaust-education-bill-in-the-house-on-international-holocaust-remembrance-day-31527365-lincolnton-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Congressman Don Davis Appointed to the U.S. House Committees on Agriculture, Armed Services for the 118th Congress WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Don Davis (NC-01) released the following statement announcing he has been named to serve on the U.S. https://www.americantowns.com/news/congressman-don-davis-appointed-to-the-us-house-committees-on-agriculture-armed-services-for-the-118th-congress-31527390-greenville-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/congressman-don-davis-appointed-to-the-us-house-committees-on-agriculture-armed-services-for-the-118th-congress-31527390-greenville-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 NCDOA Recognizes 19 Employees for Exhibiting Excellence Annual Award for Excellence Ceremony honors employees for outstanding public service Raleigh, NC – On Friday, the NC Department of https://www.americantowns.com/news/ncdoa-recognizes-19-employees-for-exhibiting-excellence-31525367-raleigh-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/ncdoa-recognizes-19-employees-for-exhibiting-excellence-31525367-raleigh-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600