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Schools Can Teach Skills, and Arts

Kathryn Stripling Byer is a 2012 inductee of the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame and a former NC poet laureate. She weighed-in recently on the importance of the arts in education in an op-ed piece for The News & Observer in Raleigh. To read the full op-ed piece, click here. In it, Kay shares a visit […]

See Yourself on the Silver Screen

From the Council for the Arts (Jacksonville/Onslow): Want to be in Nicholas Sparks’ The Longest Ride movie? Now is your chance! You will be helping the Council for the Arts! The Longest Ride will be filming a rodeo scene in Jacksonville, NC, the last three days in July (Tuesday, July 29, Wednesday, July 30, and […]

Severe Weather This Week

As Richard Wilbur wrote in his poem, “A Storm in April”: Some winters, taking leave, Deal us a last, hard blow… **snip** This storm, if I am right, Will not be wholly over Till green fields, here and there, Turn white with clover, And through chill air the puffs of milkweed hover. With severe weather […]