Cold weather? Protect your pets and livestock.

Snowy weather always makes for fun Facebook uploads of dogs and cats being excited or confused by the arrival of snow, but while you’re charging up your phone for the videos, don’t forget to be watching out for their welfare. The next few days will not only see a layer of snow on the ground;…

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Information on One-Stop (Early) Voting

  The following information on one-stop (early) voting is directly from the NC State Board of Elections website. One-stop absentee voting (commonly known as “early voting”) allows any registered voter to cast an absentee ballot in person on select days prior to Election Day. One-stop voting begins on the third Thursday prior to Election Day…

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NCVAW Legislative Update

  As usual, it has been a struggle to get anywhere with animal welfare in NC this year. In 2017, the NC General Assembly has a long session where new bills can be introduced. After years of disappointment, NCVAW had high hopes for some advancement, but the majority of our legislators continue to ignore their constituents.      The…

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Ringling Bros. Circus to Close After 146 Years

Associated Press Jan. 14, 2017 11:16 p.m. ET ELLENTON, Fla.—After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on “The Greatest Show on Earth.” The show will close forever in May, the owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus said. Declining attendance combined with high operating costs, along with changing public tastes and…

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