U.S. Senator John Barrasso and U.S. Senator Kay Hagan from North Carolina visit with troops in Afghanistan during a recent visit to the Middle East. (Photo Courtesy of Senator John Barrasso)
The United States Military presence in Afghanistan has been the center of debate for some time now. Troops began to be deployed almost a decade ago, shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. U.S. While there are those that feel our troops should have been pulled out of Afghanistan years ago, U.S.
This plow from a bygone era seen in Big Horn serves as a reminder that after snow plowing comes that other form of plowing. In its day this plow was pulled behind a horse or mule. The North Carolina Work Horse and Mule Association still hosts horse drawn plowing competition. See: http://fayobserver.com/articles/...
Of the many education bills going through the legislature this session, one, House Bill 72, deals with Teacher Merit Pay. Sponsored by Representative Mike Madden of Buffalo, he says it's moving through nicely so far.