With one $25 million-dollar pier currently under construction in Nags Head, Dare County and Aquarium officials have shifted focus to the next of the three proposed piers. Partnered with the Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, the next "$25 million-dollar pier" will be located in Emerald Isle on land donated by the town. At a meeting […]
Monthly Archives: February 2010
Graciously, Dell has decided to keep its doors open until July of this year. You remember Dell, the company that the state gave in excess of $250 million worth of tax incentives and promises to in late 2004 to lure into the state. With only five years gone by since Dell opened its doors here […]
I imagine there were a few people shaking their heads this morning when they read about the punishment – or lack thereof – that was handed out to State Sen. R.C. Soles (See: news article). Yesterday Sen. Soles pled guilty in a Columbus County Courthouse to a misdemeanor assault with a weapon charge and paid […]
Just yesterday, I blogged about one of Gov. Perdue's senior advisers warning that two to three thousand state employee jobs may be cut this year due to another massive budget deficit. I concluded with this comment: That last line no doubt triggered an emergency alarm at SEANC headquarters. Those SEANC folks must have given the Governor's office […]
No, that's not the title of some new whacked-out reality show on an obscure cable network. Rather, it is the title of the Civitas Institute's list of The 10 Worst Federal Stimulus Projects in North Carolina. Check it out and see what your tax dollars and your children's debt are funding.