To say that our state, our nation, and our world have changed dramatically in the past few months would be an understatement. At the N.C. Rural Center and the N.C. Counts Coalition, we know how much our work and the communities we serve have changed—and will change—because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Friday, August 07, 2020

To say that our state, our nation, and our world have changed dramatically in the past few months would be an understatement. At the N.C. Rural Center and the N.C. Counts Coalition, we know how much our work and the communities we serve have changed—and will change—because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The first of the 10 Amendments — known as the Bill of Rights — adopted into the Constitution of The United States of America contain some of the most sublime assertions ever to come from mortal men.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

When I first wrote about COVID-19 and its impending impact on our region in March, I shared it would take our entire community working together to manage this virus. Our efforts as a community have been impactful as many of us have social distanced, washed our hands and wore masks. Behind th…

Friday, July 17, 2020

I have been much saddened that so many of our 2020 graduates and their parents who have worked diligently to nurture them through school have been unnecessarily short-changed and required to miss the graduating experiences they so much deserve.

Monday, June 29, 2020
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Thursday, May 21, 2020

    One of the dangers of living in a very fast paced world is the reduction in time to occasionally just stop and reflect on where we have been, where we are, where we are going, and how we are going to get there.

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    Friday, March 27, 2020

    As of late our lives have been impacted by the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. People from every walk of life are struggling with their new and in some cases forced reality. There really isn’t much room to determine the level of degrees in terms of struggle, everyone is having a d…

    Thursday, March 05, 2020