The publication offers its endorsements of political candidates in the Research Triangle for the 1993 elections in Wake, Durham, and Orange Counties, and confirms its support of the state bond referendums.
Passage of the 1993 state bond referendum approved $560 million for university system and community college construction. Projects include East Carolina University's Joyner Library expansion and renovation.
North Carolina Zoo received additional exhibits and a long overdue maintenance upgrade, thanks to resources such as Connect NC Bond Package. One of two state zoos in the nation, the facility now offering entertainment such as the Zoofari bus ride and Asian region exhibit justifies its upgraded financial support with 2017’s record attendance of 860,168 visitors.