The Raleigh-based think tank’s report also noted that while other states also operated eugenics programs, North Carolina’s stood apart in ways that make the state uniquely culpable.
The Macon County News reports that the new North Carolina budget will either gut or outright eliminate a number of teaching programs in the state, including the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program, slated for a phase-out beginning in 2012; the North Carolina Teacher Cadet Program, which is eliminated; the North Carolina Teacher Academy, which is eliminated; and the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, for which funding was cut in half.
Kiln Drying Systems & Components Inc.(KDS), a North Carolina-based company specializing in the lumber drying industry, currently employs 32 people in Henderson County.
The Western North Carolina Alliance says the Muddy Water Watch program was formed to address the water quality threat that sediment poses in the French Broad River Watershed.
Residents can go to locations in Asheville, Cullowhee and Boone to offer oral comments on a proposal to change the districts in which voters cast their ballots. Options for input also include submitting comments online and by mail. The proposal could change who eventually gets elected, what laws are passed and which projects get funded.