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January 31, 2015

Current Anderson Creek Charter School Principal at the center of State Audit Investigation of prior school that he was administrator of.

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Current Anderson Creek Charter School Principal at the center of State Audit Investigation of prior school that he was administrator of. Reported from WRAL By EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press   RALEIGH, N.C. — A failed Kinston charter school that mismanaged money for years got $667,000 in taxpayer funds months before it shut down, then paid the couple who headed the school $11,000 while other employees were owed $370,000, state auditors said Wednesday.   The Office of State Auditors looked into the finances of Kinston Charter Academy after it closed in September 2013. The State Board of Education is considering …continue reading

Current Anderson Creek Charter School Principal at the center of State Audit Investigation of prior school that he was administrator of.

Ozie Hall

Current Anderson Creek Charter School Principal at the center of State Audit Investigation of prior school that he was administrator of. Reported from WRAL By EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press   RALEIGH, N.C. — A failed Kinston charter school that mismanaged money for years got $667,000 in taxpayer funds months before it shut down, then paid the couple who headed the school $11,000 while other employees were owed $370,000, state auditors said Wednesday.   The Office of State Auditors looked into the finances of Kinston Charter Academy after it closed in September 2013. The State Board of Education is considering …continue reading

Rumors heating up about Congresswomen Renee Ellmers having an Extramarital Affair

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Rumors heating up about Congresswomen Renee Ellmers having an Extramarital  Affair Rep. Renee Ellmers of the 2nd district that covers Harnett County has made headlines this week and not in a good way, according to online news sources and blogs sites Rep. Renee Ellmers has been involved in an extramarital affair with fellow colleague and Majority Leader of the house Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield, CA.  The following story was released by a website named gotnews.com. Since the release of the story it has gone viral and other news sources have picked it up on their news feeds. From gotnews.com BREAKING, EXCLUSIVE: …continue reading

Erwin Elementary students had the opportunity to meet Sharon Draper, New York Times Best Selling Author

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  Erwin Elementary students had the opportunity to meet Sharon Draper, New York Times Best Selling Author and five time Coretta Scott King Book Award winner, on January 21st. Ms. Draper spoke at Quail Ridge Bookstore in Raleigh about her newest book, Stella by Starlight. The students gave Ms. Draper a book of letters they composed explaining how her work has inspired them. Flattered and touched by the students’ heart-felt words, she presented them with writing journals.

CCCC ESTC acquires fire engines

For more information on the CCCC Emergency Services Training Center, visit the college website at http://www.cccc.edu/ecd/emergency-services-training/, or call the ESTC at 919-777-7767. For more information on fire training, contact Fire and Rescue Training Coordinator Joey Shue at jshue@cccc.edu or call 919-777-7778.

January 22, 2015 CCCC ESTC acquires fire engines R.V. Hight   SANFORD — Central Carolina Community College’s Emergency Services Training Center (ESTC) has acquired two fire engines — a 2002 Pierce Enforcer Rescue Pumper and a 1998 Pierce Saber Pumper from Brindlee Mountain Fire Apparatus in Alabama. The two engines will be used during the Firefighter Training Academy and the newly established Basic Firefighter School. The trucks will also allow the college to expand its offering of in-service training both mandated and elective. “We are very excited to have this equipment and what it will mean to our students and …continue reading

Kiwanis marks 100th Anniversary on 1/21/2015

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Kiwanis marks 100th Anniversary Over the coming year, Kiwanis clubs worldwide are celebrating Kiwanis International’s 100th anniversary. The international service organization was founded in 1915 and today boasts more than 600,000 members, from elementary school-aged children through adults, in more than 6,000 clubs in 80 nations. Kiwanis and its family of clubs – including Circle K International for university students, Key Club for high school students ages 14 to 18, Builders Club for middle school students ages 11 to 14, Kiwanis Kids for elementary students ages 6 to 12 and Aktion Club for adults living with disabilities – dedicate annually …continue reading

24 year old Female Accidentally Shot

24 year old Female Accidentally Shot According to reports a 24 year old female has suffered a gunshot wound in the 100 block of Starlight Dr in Lillington. The incident is still under investigation.  

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