Alternative service trip teaches lessons about gratitude
NC State senior learns unexpected lessons during an Alternative Service Break trip to Atlantic City, N.J. A group of 10 students worked to improve conditions for low-income residents of homes damaged in October 2012 by Hurricane Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts
The North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) has re-activated its statewide Disaster Relief Fund to support relief efforts related to Hurricane Sandy. All funds will go directly to nonprofit organizations serving the needs of local victims in counties served by the NCCF.
Growth seen straining public services
North Carolina’s rapid population growth is stretching the tax revenue needed for schools and transportation, a new study says.