Editor’s Note: It’s not that I was passed over (again). It’s just that I’m so good they can’t do without me for a year. The 2008-09 AT&T North Carolina Teacher of the Year was to be announced last night during a recognition dinner and awards ceremony at the Brier Creek Country Club, 9400 Club Hill Drive, Raleigh.
North Carolinians not getting their money’s worth from higher education? We can’t all have gone into teaching.
Arrests – Tonya Henderson, of 631 Arch Street, was arrested for disturbing the peace on Sunday. She was confined in the Vance County Jail under a $100 secured bond.
Truckers protest the high price of fuel. We don’t know about our readers, but for us, food is getting to be priced more like a luxury than a necessity.
E.M. Rollins 5th graders learn about water safety from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Chicken may have Tyrannosaurus rex power. The Flintstones knew something we’re just discovering.
Health care issues are extremely important concerns for North Carolinians.
Plans are in the works for our 40th Reunion to be held the weekend of August 2, 2008.
Atheist churches? On the surface, they seem about as useful as non-alcoholic beer. But you be the judge.
Washington, D.C. —- U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today told residents of the Second Congressional District to be on the lookout for their Recovery Rebate checks.
Here’s an article on a saliva test to determine whether or not someone is having a heart attack. The problem is that when you think you’re having a heart attack (or it turns out that you’re actually having one), your mouth gets too dry from fear to spit. At least, mine did.
The State Board of Education will meet next week, April 29 – May 1, in the Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh.
This man is alleged to have stolen pork loin and baby back ribs valued at $15 on March 15, 2008. He possibly left the scene in a small red car.
The Vance County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at 5:30 p.m. in the break room of the Administrative Services Center on Graham Avenue. The purpose of the meeting is to hold a budget work session on the 2008-2009 budget and to approve the proposed 2008-2009 budget.
Click to enlarge image Above is the school calendar for the 2008-2009 school year that was approved by the Vance County Board of Education at its last meeting on April 14, 2008.
Here’s something teachers already knew from empirical observation: child poverty affects brain development.