News for Monroe NC - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in Monroe 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/monroe-nc News for Monroe NC - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/monroe-nc https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Mon, 05 Dec 2022 19:38:09 -0600 The 13th Acre Haunted Attraction 2022 Take The Trail at Your Own Risk: This walking event is not for the faint of heart. Once you enter these creepy woods, you will only have one chance to https://www.americantowns.com/news/the-13th-acre-haunted-attraction-2022-31451971-monroe-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/the-13th-acre-haunted-attraction-2022-31451971-monroe-nc.html Arts and Entertainment Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Carolina Corn Fest 2021 Live Music, Arts and Crafts, and Some of the best food in the South! Celebrating the Sweet Corn of our county, this September festival features live https://www.americantowns.com/news/carolina-corn-fest-2021-31181655-monroe-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/carolina-corn-fest-2021-31181655-monroe-nc.html Arts and Entertainment Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Tillis, Bipartisan Group of Senators Warn CCP Against Violent Crackdown on Protesters WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), this week sent a bipartisan letter with https://www.americantowns.com/news/tillis-bipartisan-group-of-senators-warn-ccp-against-violent-crackdown-on-protesters-31499427-boone-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/tillis-bipartisan-group-of-senators-warn-ccp-against-violent-crackdown-on-protesters-31499427-boone-nc.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 ICYMI: Editorial: Who will Ted Budd really be working for in the U.S. Senate In Congress, Ted Budd consistently worked to put the corporate special interests that fund his campaigns ahead of delivering for North Carolinians. https://www.americantowns.com/news/icymi-editorial-who-will-ted-budd-really-be-working-for-in-the-us-senate-31499521-hickory-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/icymi-editorial-who-will-ted-budd-really-be-working-for-in-the-us-senate-31499521-hickory-nc.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Senate Passes Respect for Marriage Act that Includes Robust Religious Freedom Protections Secured by Tillis WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) supported the passage of the Respect for Marriage Act, bipartisan https://www.americantowns.com/news/senate-passes-respect-for-marriage-act-that-includes-robust-religious-freedom-protections-secured-by-tillis-31498490-hickory-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/senate-passes-respect-for-marriage-act-that-includes-robust-religious-freedom-protections-secured-by-tillis-31498490-hickory-nc.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Cooper Presented with State Capitol Christmas Tree and Wreaths Today, Governor Roy Cooper greeted members of the North Carolina Christmas Tree Association to accept the Christmas trees and wreaths that will be https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-cooper-presented-with-state-capitol-christmas-tree-and-wreaths-31498609-durham-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-cooper-presented-with-state-capitol-christmas-tree-and-wreaths-31498609-durham-nc.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 ICYMI: NandO: "Battle Brewing" Among NC GOP Over Marriage Equality Vote Following the U.S. Senate’s vote to protect marriage equality in America, the News & Observer editorial board notes a “battle https://www.americantowns.com/news/icymi-nando-battle-brewing-among-nc-gop-over-marriage-equality-vote-31498645-lenoir-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/icymi-nando-battle-brewing-among-nc-gop-over-marriage-equality-vote-31498645-lenoir-nc.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 NCDP Statement Celebrating Thanksgiving Today, North Carolina Democratic Party Chair Dr. Bobbie Richardson released the following statement celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday and offering https://www.americantowns.com/news/ncdp-statement-celebrating-thanksgiving-31498646-asheville-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/ncdp-statement-celebrating-thanksgiving-31498646-asheville-nc.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Murphy Calls Out 'Woke' Esg Ruling: "Congress Cannot Allow President Biden's Liberal Agenda To Derail Retirement Savings" Murphy Calls Out 'Woke' Esg Ruling: "Congress Cannot Allow President Biden's Liberal Agenda To Derail Retirement Savings" Washington, https://www.americantowns.com/news/murphy-calls-out-woke-esg-ruling-congress-cannot-allow-president-bidens-liberal-agenda-to-derail-retirement-savings-31498809-dallas-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/murphy-calls-out-woke-esg-ruling-congress-cannot-allow-president-bidens-liberal-agenda-to-derail-retirement-savings-31498809-dallas-nc.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Hudson Introduces Bill to Designate Russian Group as Foreign Terrorist Organization Hudson Introduces Bill to Designate Russian Group as Foreign Terrorist Organization WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson https://www.americantowns.com/news/hudson-introduces-bill-to-designate-russian-group-as-foreign-terrorist-organization-31498813-danbury-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/hudson-introduces-bill-to-designate-russian-group-as-foreign-terrorist-organization-31498813-danbury-nc.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Offers Reward for Information on Hertford County Murder Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-offers-reward-for-information-on-hertford-county-murder-31497753-charlotte-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-offers-reward-for-information-on-hertford-county-murder-31497753-charlotte-nc.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Cooper Highlights Transition to Clean Transportation Future Today, Governor Roy Cooper spoke at the North Carolina Medium- and Heavy-Duty (MHD) Electric Vehicle State Policy Bootcamp and Showcase hosted by the https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-cooper-highlights-transition-to-clean-transportation-future-31497164-raleigh-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-cooper-highlights-transition-to-clean-transportation-future-31497164-raleigh-nc.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Rep. Adams Statement on the Passing of Rep. Donald McEachin WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on the passing of her colleague, Rep. Donald McEachin https://www.americantowns.com/news/rep-adams-statement-on-the-passing-of-rep-donald-mceachin-31497913-charlotte-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/rep-adams-statement-on-the-passing-of-rep-donald-mceachin-31497913-charlotte-nc.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Congressman Price's Statement on the Passing of Betty McCain DURHAM, NC (November 25, 2022) —Today, Congressman David Price (NC-04), released the following statement on the passing of Betty McCain, former https://www.americantowns.com/news/congressman-prices-statement-on-the-passing-of-betty-mccain-31495818-durham-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/congressman-prices-statement-on-the-passing-of-betty-mccain-31495818-durham-nc.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Cooper Announces Members of Commission on the Governance of Public Universities in North Carolina Governor Cooper Announces Members of Commission on the Governance of Public Universities in North Carolina Today, Governor Roy Cooper appointed https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-cooper-announces-members-of-commission-on-the-governance-of-public-universities-in-north-carolina-31495442-fair-bluff-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-cooper-announces-members-of-commission-on-the-governance-of-public-universities-in-north-carolina-31495442-fair-bluff-nc.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600