First Flight Elementary (Dare County Schools) and Forestville Road Elementary (Wake County Schools) were recognized recently as Title I Distinguished Schools for 2009.
The House of Representatives has wrapped up its second full week of the 2009-2010 legislative biennium, and we made a great deal of progress in preparing for the work ahead.
Not only is it back to school today, but it also looks like a return to cold until the real spring rolls around. Here’s your open line.
Remember that today is a snow day for Vance County Schools, and therefore school is not in session for students or teachers. Here’s your open line.
For those of your who are superstitious about this day, you may want to stay in the house. If the track record of recent remakes is any indication, you may also want to avoid today’s release of the 1980 slasher film bearing today’s day and date. Here’s your open line.
Public Works Director Linda Leyen told members of the Henderson City Council that a community waste reduction grant, if awarded, will be used for public education.
A city-county blood drive is scheduled for today, Friday, February 13, 2009 during the hours of 10:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. in the City Operations Center at 900 Beckford Drive. ALL eligible donors are encouraged to donate. WALK-INS ARE WELCOME.
At last week’s board meeting, members approved select high schools to participate in the American Diploma Project Algebra II exam, funding formula options for the North Carolina Virtual Public School for submission to the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee, the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children, and the renewal of charters for schools whose charters expire in June.
The State Superintendent’s Task Force on Ethics and Licensure will be meet via the Web today from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
The North Carolina General Assembly’s Dropout Prevention Grant Committee will meet on Monday, February 23, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the 7th Floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh.
Can we defeat criminality and still retain our freedoms? Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
Representative also assigned to Appropriations and Commerce, Small Business and Entrepreneurship committees Raleigh — Rep. Michael H .Wray has been appointed chair of the Insurance committee, vice chair of the Appropriations/Subcommittee on Natural and Economic Resources and vice chair of the Wildlife Resources committee.
“I am begging for you to help me,” Nicholas Street resident Harriet Cooper told members of the Henderson City Council on Monday evening.
One of the things that President Barack Obama talked about in the midsts of trying to push the economic stimulus package through Congress was the weatherizing of homes. Hey, I have a home. And there’s weather here! Where can I sign up to get my very modest, affordable, barely middle-class house weatherized? Or am just one of the lucky taxpayers who gets to pay for someone else’s house to get a tune-up and a refinanced mortgage, courtesy of the public …
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Dear Readers & Friends of Wild at Heart: The days and nights leading up to, through, and following Groundhog’s Day to Valentine’s Day are intense when fertile female domestic cats come into their first seasonal heat cycle.
Greetings from Raleigh! Last week was the first full week of session here at the General Assembly, and we are preparing for the difficult session that awaits us.
The Henderson City Council voted unanimously last night to ban new storefront churches on Garnett Street between Young Street and Belle Street.
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There are two bills in the North Carolina Assembly which seek to either curtail cell phone use by drivers or eliminate it entirely. How much regulation does this need, if any? Let us know what you think on today’s open line.