News for Oak Ridge NC - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in Oak Ridge 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/oak-ridge-nc News for Oak Ridge NC - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/oak-ridge-nc https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Wed, 07 Dec 2022 22:12:09 -0600 High Schoolers Invited to Learn More About N.C. Governor’s School The virtual sessions will take place Oct.21 Guilford County, NC – Rich in history, N.C. Governor’s School is the nation’s oldest https://www.americantowns.com/news/high-schoolers-invited-to-learn-more-about-nc-governors-school-31224013-greensboro-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/high-schoolers-invited-to-learn-more-about-nc-governors-school-31224013-greensboro-nc.html Schools and Libraries Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 GPA to Offer Series on Paying for College Mindful Mondays with The College Funding Coach® kicks off Oct. 4  Guilford County, NC – Throughout October, Guilford Parent Academy https://www.americantowns.com/news/gpa-to-offer-series-on-paying-for-college-31211063-greensboro-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/gpa-to-offer-series-on-paying-for-college-31211063-greensboro-nc.html Schools and Libraries Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Honoring National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Governor Roy Cooper on Dec 6th, ordered all U.S. and North Carolina flags at state facilities be lowered to half staff from sunrise to sunset on https://www.americantowns.com/news/honoring-national-pearl-harbor-remembrance-day-31500503-raleigh-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/honoring-national-pearl-harbor-remembrance-day-31500503-raleigh-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Cooper Announces Alamance Foods Will Expand and Create 135 Jobs Alamance Foods, Inc., a manufacturer of a variety of consumer food products, will invest $42 million to expand its North Carolina operations in https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-cooper-announces-alamance-foods-will-expand-and-create-135-jobs-31500984-new-bern-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-cooper-announces-alamance-foods-will-expand-and-create-135-jobs-31500984-new-bern-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Cooper Announces 129 New Jobs as Japanese Housing and Wood Products Company Selects Randolph County Sumitomo Forestry America, Inc., a comprehensive housing and wood products company will create 129 jobs in Randolph County, Governor Roy https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-cooper-announces-129-new-jobs-as-japanese-housing-and-wood-products-company-selects-randolph-county-31500987-rocky-mount-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-cooper-announces-129-new-jobs-as-japanese-housing-and-wood-products-company-selects-randolph-county-31500987-rocky-mount-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Hudson Highlights Resources for Those Affected by Moore County Power Outage Attack Hudson Highlights Resources for Those Affected by Moore County Power Outage Attack Southern Pines, NC - U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (R-NC) https://www.americantowns.com/news/hudson-highlights-resources-for-those-affected-by-moore-county-power-outage-attack-31501128-southern-pines-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/hudson-highlights-resources-for-those-affected-by-moore-county-power-outage-attack-31501128-southern-pines-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Manning, Smith, Rosen, Lankford Lead 125 Bipartisan Members of Congress Calling for Interagency Coordination to Combat Antisemitism Bicameral Co-chairs of the Bipartisan Task Force for Combatting Antisemitism encourage a comprehensive approach within government agencies https://www.americantowns.com/news/manning-smith-rosen-lankford-lead-125-bipartisan-members-of-congress-calling-for-interagency-coordination-to-combat-antisemitism-31501139-greensboro-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/manning-smith-rosen-lankford-lead-125-bipartisan-members-of-congress-calling-for-interagency-coordination-to-combat-antisemitism-31501139-greensboro-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Adams Introduces Bill to Protect Essential Workers from Wage Garnishment WASHINGTON (December 5, 2022) – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) has introduced the Protecting Wages of Essential Workers Act of 2022. The https://www.americantowns.com/news/adams-introduces-bill-to-protect-essential-workers-from-wage-garnishment-31501147-kannapolis-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/adams-introduces-bill-to-protect-essential-workers-from-wage-garnishment-31501147-kannapolis-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Tillis Legislation to Protect Firefighters from Hazardous PFAS Chemicals to be Signed into Law WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recently, bipartisan legislation co-introduced by U.S. Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC), Gary Peters (D-MI), Dan https://www.americantowns.com/news/tillis-legislation-to-protect-firefighters-from-hazardous-pfas-chemicals-to-be-signed-into-law-31500124-kernersville-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/tillis-legislation-to-protect-firefighters-from-hazardous-pfas-chemicals-to-be-signed-into-law-31500124-kernersville-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Building Products Company Selects Rocky Mount for $7.5 Million Expansion Woodgrain, Inc., a building products company, will create 42 new jobs in Nash County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest https://www.americantowns.com/news/building-products-company-selects-rocky-mount-for-75-million-expansion-31500198-fayetteville-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/building-products-company-selects-rocky-mount-for-75-million-expansion-31500198-fayetteville-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Cooper Encourages Residents to Prepare for Winter Weather Winter Weather Preparedness Week is Dec. 4 - 10 and Governor Roy Cooper is encouraging North Carolinians to plan and prepare now, before potentially https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-cooper-encourages-residents-to-prepare-for-winter-weather-31500199-new-bern-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-cooper-encourages-residents-to-prepare-for-winter-weather-31500199-new-bern-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 NC GOP Silent On Trump's Call To "Terminate" The U.S. Constitution As Donald Trump suggested terminating the United States Constitution over the weekend, the silence from North Carolina Republicans proves just how https://www.americantowns.com/news/nc-gop-silent-on-trumps-call-to-terminate-the-us-constitution-31500243-lenoir-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/nc-gop-silent-on-trumps-call-to-terminate-the-us-constitution-31500243-lenoir-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Rep. Alma Adams Announces Spring 2023 Media Internship Program Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately; applications close on Friday, December 16, 2022. WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 5, 2022) https://www.americantowns.com/news/rep-alma-adams-announces-spring-2023-media-internship-program-31501149-lincolnton-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/rep-alma-adams-announces-spring-2023-media-internship-program-31501149-lincolnton-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Hudson Releases Statement on Moore County Power Outage Hudson Releases Statement on Moore County Power Outage Southern Pines, NC - US Representative Richard Hudson (R-NC) released the following https://www.americantowns.com/news/hudson-releases-statement-on-moore-county-power-outage-31501125-southern-pines-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/hudson-releases-statement-on-moore-county-power-outage-31501125-southern-pines-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Congressman Price's Statement on the Passing of Former Congressman Jim Kolbe DURHAM, NC (December 3, 2022) —Today, Congressman David Price (NC-04), released the following statement on the passing of former Congressman Jim https://www.americantowns.com/news/congressman-prices-statement-on-the-passing-of-former-congressman-jim-kolbe-31501137-durham-nc.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/congressman-prices-statement-on-the-passing-of-former-congressman-jim-kolbe-31501137-durham-nc.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600