Nationwide, Head Start programs are feeling the painful impact of sequestration, or federal budget cuts. According to the Administration for Children and Families, about 70,000 children nationwide will lose access to Head Start because of the cuts. In Forsyth County, Family Services in Forsyth County is bracing to close one of its Head Start sites, because of the loss in funding.
It was a week ago when the Federal Aviation Administration announced that it would close the control tower at Winston-Salem's Smith-Reynolds Airport. Today, March 20th, is the deadline for the airport to appeal that decision.
Congress and the White House continue to battle over billions in sequestration or budget cuts. U.S. Senator Kay Hagan of North Carolina held a briefing with reporters on the issue Tuesday. She says the cuts would have a major impact on North Carolina’s economy.