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Students return to class in person next week

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Henderson County public school students will return to in-classroom teaching next week, with pre-K through grade 3 attending school five days a week and grades 4-12 resuming the alternate-day Plan B, the School Board decided Monday.   Read Story »

Tags: COVID-19 | covid-19 Cooper

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Repairing damage from remote learning on Legislature's plate

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It might be a new year, but remote learning isn’t over.   Read Story »

Tags: N.C. General Assembly | coronavirus schools | covid-19 Cooper | virtual school | 2021 Legislative session

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Gov. Cooper: 'Dig deep and don’t let weariness win'

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When I announced North Carolina had its first known Covid case on March 3rd, most of us didn’t expect to be living like this in December. Instead of preparing for beloved holiday traditions, we’re making virtual gathering plans and mourning the loss of more than 290,000 Americans from Covid-19.   Read Story »

Tags: Gov. Roy Cooper | covid-19 Cooper

Henderson County News

Cooper imposes curfew amid rapid rise in Covid trends

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Citing a rapid increase in North Carolina’s key Covid-19 trends, Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday imposed a curfew that requires people to stay home at night. The order takes effect Friday, Dec. 11, and will be in place until at least Jan. 8.    Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Cooper authorizes full reopening for K-5

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RALEIGH — School districts can allow elementary grade students to return to the classroom next month, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Thursday during a news conference, but middle and high school students won’t have the same opportunity.   Read Story »

Tags: coronavirus schools | covid-19 Cooper

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

GOP budget is at odds with Cooper's

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RALEIGH — Republican lawmakers presented a $1 billion Covid-19 relief package on Tuesday that sets the stage for a showdown with Gov. Roy Cooper.   Read Story »

Tags: Gov. Roy Cooper | covid-19 Cooper

Henderson County Business

Businesses air grievances with Covid-19 restrictions

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About two dozen local business owners and politicians gathered at Hannah Flanagan’s Pub on Tuesday morning in a Republican Party-orchestrated event to air grievances about the state’s business restrictions in the coronavirus pandemic.   Read Story »

Tags: coronavirus economy | covid-19 Cooper

Henderson County News

School Board, public to see 'Return to Learn' Plan B next week

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Schools may open for in-person instruction under a plan that requires face coverings for all K-12 students, fewer children in the classroom, measures to ensure social distancing for everyone in the building and other safety protocols, Gov. Roy Cooper announced today.   Read Story »

Tags: coronavirus schools | covid-19 Cooper | COVID-19 facemasks

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Governor's order won't stop GOP from meeting

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The Henderson County Republican Party plans to resume its monthly breakfast meeting next Saturday even as a state executive order bars gatherings of more than 10 people.   Read Story »

Tags: coronavirus restaurants | covid-19 Cooper | COVID-19 facemasks

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Cooper rejects treasurer's appeal for in-person meetings

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RALEIGH — Tensions between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and some Republican members of the Council of State surfaced again on Tuesday, this time over virtual meetings.   Read Story »

Tags: Gov. Roy Cooper | covid-19 Cooper

Henderson County Business

Shops, restaurants uncertain about mask enforcement role

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order requiring face masks made North Carolina businesses responsible for enforcement. But they weren’t given directions about how to comply until the order had taken effect.   Read Story »

Tags: coronavirus restaurants | covid-19 Cooper

Henderson County News

Cooper extends Phase 2 restrictions, orders face masks statewide

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Gov. Roy Cooper paused the "Safer at Home" phase 2 restrictions and ordered face masks in public spaces statewide in an effort to flatten what he and public health officials described as a concerning upward trend of new cases and hospitalizations.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Cooper shuts down speedway that's been violating emergency order

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services issued an order requiring an Alamance County speedway to immediately close their facility and halt operations. ACE Speedway’s recent actions constitute an imminent hazard for the spread of covid-19, an acute threat to North Carolinians which must not continue, the DHHS said in a news release.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Gyms sue Cooper for right to open

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RALEIGH — Health clubs, gyms, spas, and karate studios have joined to file a lawsuit against Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order keeping their businesses closed during the covid-19 outbreak.   Read Story »

Tags: coronavirus government | covid-19 Cooper | coronavirus Cooper

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

N.C. to enter phase 2 of reopening on Friday

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Gov. Roy Cooper announced on Wednesday that North Carolina will move into Safer At Home Phase 2 of lifting covid-19 restrictions at 5 p.m. Friday.   Read Story »

Tags: coronavirus government | covid-19 Cooper | coronavirus Cooper

Henderson County News

Phase 1 of reopening starts Friday, Cooper says

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Gov. Roy Cooper announced Tuesday that the state would enter into phase 1 of his administration's plan to reopen the state's economy on Friday.   Read Story »

Tags: coronavirus government | covid-19 Cooper

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Impatient with stay-at-home order, commissioners again seek local flexibility

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Henderson County commissioners on Monday called on Gov. Roy Cooper to give them the authority to implement their own economic reopening plan so that county residents may "pursue life, liberty and the fruits of their labor."   Read Story »

Tags: coronavirus economy | coronavirus government | covid-19 Cooper