Remembering 9/11 :: September 11, 2001

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North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory announced the appointments to his Task Force on Safer Schools last week with Sheriff Robbie Holland being one of the few representatives from the western part of the state. Members range from students and teachers to elected officials, lawyers and law enforcement from across North Carolina.

“I consider it an honor for the governor to select me to represent law enforcement for the far west and the people I proudly serve,” said Holland. “My top priority has always been to protect our most vulnerable citizens and I will take the governor's appointment seriously and look forward to being a voice for my community striving to make positive improvements in keeping our kids safer.”

The task force will provide guidance to the Center for Safer Schools and consider future policy and legislative action that is needed to improve school safety in North Carolina.

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SB 3 provides for blood alcohol tests for drunk drivers.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) today announced its “2013 Legislative Champions” and recognized Representative Jonathan Jordan, Representative Darren Jackson, Representative John Faircloth, Senator Bill Rabon, Senator Jim Davis, and Senator Tom Apodaca for their leadership within the North Carolina Legislature to stop drunk driving.

“MADD thanks these lawmakers for their dedication and commitment to advancing MADD’s mission in North Carolina. MADD appreciates their tireless efforts to improving North Carolina’s DWI law and to working to save lives,” said MADD National President Jan Withers.

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An upcoming requirement for commercial drivers aimed at making the roads safer will go into effect Jan. 30, 2014. That’s when the state’s commercial drivers must meet a federal regulation to report to the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles. Commercial drivers who don’t meet the deadline could risk losing their privilege to drive any vehicle in the state.

Since the regulation became effective in 2012, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has provided two years for commercial drivers to certify whether they drive interstate or intrastate and for what purpose. If required, they must also provide their current DOT medical card to NCDMV by the 2014 deadline.

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NCPacks4Patriots is providing a taste and touch of home to those serving our country in combat zones. The holidays are the hardest times to be away from your family and friends, so let’s show our troops how much their service is appreciated by sharing a bit of home with them.

Items needed:

  • Small Christmas trees (1-3 ft)
  • Lightweight unbreakable ornaments, garland, lights, wall hangings
  • Stockings and holiday treat bags filled with toiletries, snacks, small gifts like socks, handheld video games, card games, puzzle books, DVDs, CDs, hand and foot warmers.
  • Holiday-themed DVDs, CDs of holiday music
  • Financial support to mail packages

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