Local celebrities will wait tables in a fundraiser Friday for the Currituck Education Foundation at BJ's Carolina Café in Jarvisburg.The fundraiser will be held from 5 to 8:30 p.m.Currituck celebrities, including members of the Currituck Education Foundation Board, will wait on patrons, and all tips will go to the Currituck Education Foundation.Josh Bass, president of the Currituck Chamber of Commerce, said CEF has held a number of fundraisers since its organization in 2016, but this is the first time the group has used the celebrity waiter format to raise funds."We just wanted to try something different," Bass said. "And... [Read More]
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On Oct. 8 the scientists' report from the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change came out. To summarize, it said governments around the world need to act quickly to reduce the burning of fossil fuels in order to have a liveable planet. In that same week the Nobel Prize was awarded to an economist who has said for 30 years that a global tax on carbon is necessary in order to turn us away... [Read More]