Ghana: SC Dismisses Interlocutory Injunction Application Against E-Levy

A seven-member panel of the Supreme Court yesterday unanimously dismissed an interlocutory injunction application filed by three National Congress (NDC) Members of Parliament to restrain the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) from collecting the Electronic Transactions Levy 2022. The court, presided by Justice Nene Amegacher said that greater hardship would be on the state if it … Read more

Letter to the Editor: AAUP report details failures of App State and UNC Governance | Letters To Editor

On the 28th of April, the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) released the findings of its special committee on “Governance, Academic Freedom, and Institutional Racism in the University of North Carolina System.” This exhaustive report is culled from scores of interviews of faculty and staff from UNC-Chapel Hill, Appalachian State, and other system campuses … Read more

Undecided results could make for an unpredictable Ohio primary

In the final days of his campaign, the “Hillbilly Elegy” author has pulled out all the stops, from traversing the state with high-profile surrogates, calling in favors from former President Donald Trump and flooding the airwaves with his final campaign ads. But there were still plenty of undecided voters at his second stop of the … Read more

What’s News: A calendar of local events | News

Get your non-profit organization’s fundraisers and other events in the Jacksonville Progress’s What’s News calendar free of charge by e-mailing your event information to editor@jacksonvilleprogress.com. The newspaper reserves the right to edit any submission for space and content. NOTE: Some of the following events may be canceled at a later date. We have removed events … Read more

Biden roasts Trump, GOP, himself at correspondents’ dinner

The White House press corps’ annual gala returned Saturday night along with the roasting of Washington, the who cover it and the man at the helm: President Joe Biden. The White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, sidelined by the pandemic in 2020 and 2021, featured Biden as the first president in six years to accept an … Read more

Limestone Ledger for 04/26/22 | Community

FRIDAY Annual Sports Physicals Day On April 29, Athens TOC is holding their annual Sports Physicals Day for Limestone County schools and Athens City Schools. All profits are donated back to the school. SATURDAY Jubilee Spelling Bee On April 30, at 10 am, the 25th annual Jubilee Spelling Bee is taking place at the Athens … Read more

What are book bans really about? Fear. | Open

More years ago than I really care to count, the children’s librarian in my little town in rural northwestern Connecticut, apparently tired of my endlessly renewing the same book over and over again, pressed a copy of “The White Mountains” by John Christopher into my 8-year-old hands. Mrs. Bullock was her name. She was the … Read more

Community Calendar 4/21-4/28 | Community

The following events are set to take place between Thursday, April 21, and Thursday, April 28. Baby Storytime 9:30 am and 11 am, Thursdays, April 21 and 28 Attend at whatever time works best for you and your baby. Enjoy rhymes, bounces, and stories with Ms. Wendy along with social time for babies and caregivers. … Read more

EWU’s Get Lit! Festival returns with four days of in-person events for readers, writers, poets and more | Arts & Culture | Spokane | The Pacific Northwest Inlander

click to enlarge FROM LEFT: Chen Chen, Rena Priest, Lesley Nneka Arimah and Sharma Shields are Get Lit! 2022 guests. Aafter one year on hiatus (2020), and another taking place virtually (2021), Eastern Washington University’s regional literary festival is finally back in original form. The 24th annual Get Lit! Festival returns April 21-24, for a … Read more

Limestone Ledger for 04/20/22 | Community

TODAY NAACP Scholarship Application Deadline The 2022 scholarship application deadline for students and parents to submit the Limestone NAACP scholarship application is April 20, from 7 am to 7 pm Scholarships are open to all Limestone County and Athens City Schools students and can be obtained from school counselors, or by calling ( 256)-227-8489. SATURDAY … Read more