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Order of the Long Leaf Pine
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 8:40pm.READ MORE:
Andy Griffith, Maya Angelou and even the talk show queen herself, Oprah Winfrey, have been recognized with one of the state's highest honors: the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. Alongside these Hollywood names is UNCW Vice Chancellor, Mary Gornto. She discovered the news of her award a few weeks ago at a reception in honor of her upcoming retirement. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 02/20/2013 - 4:19pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 10:24am.READ MORE:
A Monday event in Whiteville honoring former state Sen. R.C. Soles, D-Columbus, has been canceled, Carolina Journal has learned. According to a man associated with the event who did not want to be identified, Soles decided Thursday to cancel the event awarding the Order of the Long Leaf Pine after Soles learned that CJ had been unable to find any record showing that former Gov. Bev Perdue approved the award. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 11:56pm.READ MORE:
Former State Senator R.C. Soles is scheduled to receive the Order of the Long Leaf Pine next week. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 1:18pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sun, 09/23/2012 - 9:10pm.READ MORE:
Robert Kye started at the Winnabow Volunteer Fire Department when he was 15 years old, and 50 years later his passion for firefighting still burns bright. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 10:20pm.READ MORE:
This morning Carolina Beach Town Councilwoman and Mayor Pro-Tem Pat Efird received a very special honor. In fact, it's the highest honor the governor can bestow on a citizen. But the Order of the Long Leaf Pine comes as Efird is also under state investigation. Full story...