Anna Manning

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  • Noon Today at JLF: The Balanced Truths about CO2, H2O, and Climate Change

    Next Monday, July 16th at noon – join us for a presentation by Bill Lynch on CO2, H2O, and climate change. CO2, O2, H2O, and N2 all serve crucial functions. CO2’s only bad behavior is that it does not get flushed in the same way as does H2O. In this…
    Anna Manning, July 10, 2018
  • Joseph Hewes: Influential North Carolinian of the Patriot cause

    A native of New Jersey, Joseph Hewes moved to Edenton, North Carolina in his thirties where he earned an honorable reputation and signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 on behalf of the state. William Hooper and John Penn also signed the Declaration on behalf…
    Anna Manning, July 4, 2018
  • William Hooper: North Carolinian committed to the fight for independence

    William Hooper represented North Carolina as a signee of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Hooper was born in Boston, Massachusetts, but moved to Wilmington, North Carolina after earning a M.A. in Theology from Harvard University. Despite being disowned by some of his loyalist family members, Hooper fought for…
    Anna Manning, July 4, 2018
  • John Penn: Patriot, Continental Congress member, and signer of the Declaration of Independence for North Carolina

    John Penn, originally from Caroline County, Virginia, but living in Granville County, North Carolina, was a North Carolina delegate to the Second Continental Congress. The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the thirteen colonies. These delegates established the United States as a country independent from Great…
    Anna Manning, July 3, 2018
  • Next Shaftesbury: Homegrown NC Tomato Sandwiches and the Legislative Short Session

    This is a Shaftesbury event you don’t want to miss! Join us Monday, July 9th at noon. Now that lawmakers have called it a day, come celebrate summer with a juicy tomato sandwich, served up with a tasty side of sassy stories from the legislative short session. Becki Gray will…
    Anna Manning, July 2, 2018
  • LISTEN HERE: Head Locke Episode 019: Will North Carolinians Vote for Voter ID?

    The newest episode of the Head Locke podcast is out and the topic is voter ID. In November, North Carolinians will be asked to consider a constitutional amendment that would require all voters to present a valid photo identification before casting their ballot. A SurveyUSA poll commissioned by the…
    Anna Manning, June 28, 2018
  • Another N.C. constitutional amendment passed in the House

    Yesterday, the N.C. House passed another constitutional amendment, House Bill 913, changing how appointments are made to the state boards and commissions. HB 913 would shift constitutional authority of board and commission appointments in general from the governor to the General Assembly. The bill now goes to the Senate.
    Anna Manning, June 27, 2018
  • Good news for North Carolina’s Criminal Justice System: House Bill 379

    Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis reports Gov. Roy Cooper has signed a bill into law that will being to clean up North Carolina’s criminal code. The state has too many crimes, lawmakers and legal experts say. Hundreds of these laws are scattered across more than 140 chapters of the N.C.
    Anna Manning, June 26, 2018