Don Joyner of Mint Hill brought his son, Christopher Joyner, by the offices of the Mint Hill Times this week for a tour. Christopher is six years old and a first grader at Hickory Grove Baptist school and a member of Troop 186. His father Don is leaving this weekend for a year long tour of duty beginning in Kansas.
Gov. Bev Perdue today launched www.NCRecovery.gov, a guide to services of the newly created Office of Economic Recovery & Investment. NCRecovery.gov will let visitors track federal recovery funds in North Carolina, as well as learn about local contract and grant opportunities.
“I am committed to providing the people of North Carolina with a simple-to-navigate guide that is efficient, transparent and accountable,” Perdue said. “I want the people of North Carolina to understand exactly how the money will be used to put North Carolina back to work.” Continue reading