Archives: August 2020

State orders new mountain roller coaster to close despite COVID-19 precautions

This is insanity! The business operates outside in the fresh mountain air. They distanced their customers via reservations. They required masks. Now the heavy hand of government won’t let them operate because of a one-size-fits-all mandate from Governor Cooper. It is clear that science is not applied. The rule is that no one can live life and have any fun

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One-third of downtown Raleigh still boarded up after protests

From CBS17: “Downtown Raleigh is still reeling from the impact of the protests …About one-third of the businesses that had windows boarded up after the protests still have them up. Officials say the main reason is because glass is on back order.” When Dan Forest is Governor, he will never march with mobs who destroy our cities and businesses. Read

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Durham opens public schools as ‘learning centers,’ charges $140 per week

Durham Public Schools has officially closed its public schools this school year — but they’re opening several campuses for a fee. WRAL reports: “The DPS Learning Centers will provide a safe space to complete online learning, meals and snacks, and social-emotional activities. Students will be assigned to small pods with daily wellness screenings, distribution and required use of facemasks, and

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80,000 laptops ordered in Guilford County won’t arrive for 4 months

From WFMY: “Guilford County Schools is working to get students laptops but there’s a major delay. The school district has ordered nearly 80,000 devices but it could take four months to get the laptops. The district started distributing more than 30,000 devices that are currently in stock but that’s only half the number of students who need devices.” Read the

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