MANILA, Philippines A 24-year-old woman from Paris won the Miss Universe crown in a three-hour show in Manila on Monday that focused on diversity and overcoming life struggles, besting 85 other hopefuls from all over the world.Iris Mittenaere, who is pursuing a degree in dental surgery, won the 65th edition of the annual competition hosted for the third time by the Philippines.Miss Haiti Raquel Pelissier is first runner-up while Miss Colombia Andrea Tovar was declared second runner-up.
RALEIGH Among the bills moving through the N.C. House this week was H.B. 13, legislation that would give school districts more flexibility to meet average class size requirements issued as part of the most […]
Durham The North Carolina Sheriff Police Alliance (NCSPA) endorsed Gov. Pat McCrory for a second term because his leadership and hardworking values are a benefit for law enforcement throughout the state of North Carolina, […]
SPRUCE PINE A grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce is enabling Mayland Community College to continue bolstering workforce training in Western North Carolina.The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded a […]