We are all in this together
Directly in the path of the planned Bonner Bridge extension project, the shipwreck’s identity remained a mystery for years, with local oral history suggesting it was a gravel barge that ran aground in the 1960s.
Kaye White, Dare County Delegate attended the North Carolina Senior Tar Heel Legislature (NCSTHL) held October 3 and 4 in Chapel Hill. Over the coming weeks, CommonGood will look closer at the issues presented at the meeting.
Outer Banks Woman’s Club is seeking sponsors and donors for their Angel Gift Program, now in it’s 30th year. The club partners in a collaborative effort with the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services, whose role is the screening of applicants.
I confess I don’t like tree frogs. They gather on my glass door and windows on the back side of my house. Going in and out the door has to be done with stealth. I don’t know which is worse, to have one jump at me or jump into the house. They also leave drips and drops all summer. Washing windows is a futile exercise. I admit they are cute but they don’t have very good manners. I found this article in Sea Grant and think they may be on the rise.
The Outer Banks Woman’s Club received the 2017 Non-Profit of the Year Award for their work assisting many in the community, including the Children at Play Museum, Outer Banks Hotline, NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island Star Center, the Outer Banks Seafood Festival and more. They are most often recognized for the work they do with the Angel Gift Program.
What is OBXmas Weekends? A promotion highlighting Outer Banks holiday events, running the weekend before Thanksgiving through New Year’s, highlighting these weekends and all the events in between. The idea is to drive visitation during the holiday season and “feature” different areas of the Outer Banks.
So what’s with all these bears and what can you do about them?First, it is important to note that the black bear is the only bear species found in North Carolina. As a general rule, they are very non-aggressive and prefer to avoid contact with human
I’m asking us to think beyond ‘goods’ to the common good,” Nelson said. “We want our children to make a good living, but also to make a good life. art and design fills our world, “We sit on it. We wear it…It’s creating not just things that hang on a wall, but that we use every single day.”
“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”
I am an avid history reader. Especially about all things in North Carolina. I didn’t know anything about Coloington Island. This article was first published in the North Beach Sun and then in Coastal Review Online, both great sources for history.
In North Carolina, three separate cases are challenging the 2016 remedial congressional plan, which the North Carolina legislature adopted to replace an earlier plan that the courts struck down as a racial gerrymander. In two of the cases, the district court will hold trial starting October 16.
Navigators help consumers understand the details of the plans available on the Marketplace, apply for financial assistance and complete the enrollment process.
Video of The Saving Lives Task Force,a team of professionals and community members working toward the prevention of substance use disorders, increasing access and the availability of effective treatment for all Dare County residents in need of help
The ocean off the coast of North Carolina has a complex system of ocean currents that make it one of the least understood areas on the U.S. Eastern Seaboard.
North Carolina is now projected to exhaust all of its federal funds for CHIP within the first three months of 2018. In other words, our state could be one of many states facing a funding shortfall in this area if Congress does not extend federal funding.”
CommonGood is working towards classifying Opportunities for families and kids, youth and groups. We are also started to tagged opportunities by area of interest or service, i.e. environment, health, animals.
In years to come, this will be gone. We won’t know the words anymore. My daughter’s second-grade teacher, Mrs. Ammundson, began each school day with a medley of patriotic tunes and the kids loved it.
Roanoke Island Woman’s Club is looking for sponsors and applicants for their Thanksgiving Basket Program provided in collaboration with the Dare County Department of Health & Human Services.
Sponsorship opportunities include monetary and basket donations.
While hard work contributes to success, each of us have encountered different people, experiences, systems, and services that have helped or hindered our efforts. Your score of 60 shows you’ve had more factors working in your favor, but still some you’ve had to overcome. To see what your score means compared to others, click here. If your life had a soundtrack, it might include You’ll Never Walk Alone by Elvis Presley, as a sign you remember those that helped you along the way.
Anglers Club Bingo Nights Revised Schedule
Outer Banks Sporting Events celebrated a $50M impact on the Outer Banks in the last ten years. The event took place at the Duck Wood Country Club Sep. 15. Present were longtime Outer Banks Sporting Events sponsors, board members, and founders.
Child First North Carolina is a collaborative effort with Trillium Health Resources, Easterseals UCP, Child First National Program Office and North Carolina Council of Community Programs that helps vulnerable young children and families improve relationships, protect them, and provide an intense home-based plan.
s grim as this data is, it tells an important story. Although we have seen positive gains in measures such as the unemployment rate, far too many North Carolinians are still being left behind in our state’s economic recovery. If we want to build an economy that works for everyone, lawmakers will have to ensure that we make adequate public investments in things such as income supports and higher education.
Did you know that for every 1 percent increase in unemployment in the US, opoid overdose death rates rose by nearly 4 percent. Another study showed that U.S. counties with the lowest levels of “social capital”—a measure of connection and support that incorporates factors including people’s trust in one another and participation in civic matters such as voting—had the highest rates of overdose deaths.
In this video, the Outer Banks Tennis Association tells the story of a grant they received from the Outer Banks Community Foundation for the Love to SERVE program.