By Jeff Hampton
MANTEO, N.C. - Nessie Siler jabbed an index finger at her kitchen table to add emphasis as she spoke of the need to get people with disabilities out of the way of a hurricane.
"All means all," said Siler, 41. "That means everybody has a chance to g...
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Our Views: The ADA at 25
The Americans with Disabilities Act has transformed access in a quarter century.
Twenty-five years ago, President George H.W. Bush signed the Am...
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WILMINGTON | Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed a Wilmington resident to serve on the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities.
Cheryl Powell was born with cerebral palsy, but said her family "did not treat me like I was born with a disability."...
Kurt Timothy Reid, of Maiden, recently received the Jack B. Hefner Award from the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities.
Holding an associate’s degree from Catawba Valley Community College, a bachelor’s degree from Appalachian State University, and a master’s degree in library science fr...