Tuesday, November 13, 2012
North Carolina residents are among people in more than 30 states petitioning the White House to dissolve the union in the wake of President Obama's re-election.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Residents of North Carolina and more than 30 other states have filed petitions to secede from the United States. Residents of Alabama, South Carolina, Georgia, New York, Michigan, Texas and other states have filed the petitions under the "We The People" program, featured on the White House website, according to the Huffington Post. The North Carolina petition, which launched Nov. 9 and had more than 21,000 signatures Tuesday afternoon, quotes from the Declaration of Independence: "...Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, that whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or abolish it, and institute new Government..." …
Saturday, December 3, 2011
Having trouble wrapping odd-shaped items?
Do you dread wrapping odd-shaped gifts this time of year? Take a look inside Victoria Stephen Specialty Gifts in Shelby, N.C.--a place where you can find unique items for just about anyone on your holiday gift giving list. How do you wrap a gift of rounded shape and large size? Here are some tips from the pros. First, place the rounded rolling object on a sturdy table and cut enough wrapping paper to cover the entire object. Then, secure the paper with tape. Fold the edge of the wrapping paper inward to make an even border. After wrapping the object entirely, grab your scissor and cut strips -- lots of them -- but make sure they are even in size. It's time to grab that tape again because now you have to fold each piece inward and secure …
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Big Boom in Social Media demands a Summit
Over 1500 Internet executives, senior marketers, digital professionals, entrepreneurs and investors met together under one roof for the largest digital event in the southeast. The 2011 Internet Summit had attendees learning everything from social media 101 to Clout and Big Basics at the Raleigh Convention Center. The two-day event attracted people from all over the country with one purpose--to learn what’s called one of the biggest culture shifts of all time. It's about using social media outlets correctly due to the increase of social media demand in the workforce. “We've got 2200 Twitter followers. In six days, 600 Facebook fans, and a lot of buzz and we hope to keep it coming,” says Rawporter's CEO Kevin Davis. CEO of Link-me-in …
Thursday, August 25, 2011
North Carolina prepares for Hurricane Irene, which could reach Outer Banks by Saturday morning.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has set up staging areas for its incident management assistance teams at Fort Bragg, N.C., and elsewhere across the region, according to administrator Craig Fugate. FEMA has truckloads of water, meals, durable medical goods, generators and other supplies ready in the event that governors make a direct request for assistance, Fugate said. North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue has already declared a state of emergency, and evacuation orders have been issued for parts of the Outer Banks, where a hurricane watch is in effect. Irene could reach the coast there by Saturday morning with winds of 115 mph, according to Bill Read, director of NOAA’s National Hurricane Center. From there, the storm could reach the …