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    Trump appoints controversial cabinet

    By Isaac Rosso Klakovich Skyler Boyer  Despite the assurance of a Clinton victory from the media, experts on polling, and even the President himself, Donald Trump will be the 45th President of the United States. As important as the president is his cabinet. A president’s cabinet can make or break a presidency. Here is a list of appointees and potential picks to three of the most important positions in Trump’s Cabinet. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is confirmed as the next Attorney General of the United States. A former senator from Alabama, the National Journal once voted Sessions the fifth most conservative member in Congress. He and Trump both share harsh…

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    NC state fair brings bizarre fried food

    By Skyler Boyer The North Carolina State fair is just around the corner, and as any loyal attendee can tell you, that means crazy fried food is coming too. The ECHO has compiled a list of the top 10 selections of crazy fried food. 10. Pimento Cheese Hush Puppies Fried Food Enthusiast David Wrenn has unveiled a fantastic new creation, a deep fried pimento cheese bacon and jalapeno hush puppy. It is served with a “Sriracha bang bang sauce”. This cheesy concoction is the result of months of experimentation, during which Wrenn has varied levels of jalapeno, salt, and bacon to create what he believes to be the perfect snack.…