The U.S. Small Business Administration is making economic injury disaster loans available to three counties that border North Carolina. It says Grayson, Halifax and Mecklenburg qualify for the loans. Each is adjacent to at least one North Carolina county where a federal disaster declaration was issued earlier this year. SBA representatives says disasters don’t usually stop at county or state lines.
The local airport is advising passengers to get there two hours before departing.
The Rangers, who return to the top of the rankings for the first time since 2004, were valued at $1.2 billion
That other Thanksgiving tradition — congested highways and jammed airports — is underway with gas prices low and terrorism fears high.
This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.
Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.