By Wilson Cherry
ROWAN COUNTY, NC - Many people previously working in various businesses and industries have had their lives disrupted by the effects of the Coronavirus. At Rowan Vocational Opportunities, Inc. we have continued to operate as an essential “mental health service,” licensed by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. The licensure and designation as an essential service is a result of the agency providing life skills and vocational training for individuals with More ↠
“Make sure your vote counts”
First, check your voter registration status.
If you are not registered to vote in the Nov. 3rd election, you must be 18 years-old (or at least be 18 by Nov. 3rd), and have a North Carolina address for at least 30 days. You may register online at: https://www.ncdot.gov/dmv/offices-services/online/Pages/voter-registration-application.aspx, or visit either your local county board of elections office, or local NC DMV office to do so.
If you believe that you are already registered to vote, and feel you need to double-check your status , just go to https://www.ncsbe.gov, click “Registering” to go to that page, scroll down to the box on the right that says “Checking Your Registration,” click that to go to that page, then, once there, scroll down past “Related Content” to “Voter Search Tool.”
Click that to go to the “Voter Search” page. Once there, follow the instructions to confirm that you are properly registered to vote in North Carolina. If not, then go to the proper page to correct or update your voter registration information.
You must be properly registered no later than Oct. 9, 2020.
In an August 29th letter to the governor, Rev. Dr. Spearman warns that an earlier executive order protecting those least able to pay for those utility services is running out. More ↠