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November 27, 2014

Petition Forming In School District 03

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We do not want to move our children to Dunn Middle School. This is not a solution, we need new schools or another plan rather than moving our kids! http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/district-3-leave-it-be.fb49?source=c.fb&r_by=11688605 Petition Background Moving our Coats-Erwin kids to Dunn Middle to settle overcrowding. This is a short term solution and will not help the problem. We need more schools or other solutions. Please sign my petition if you live in Coats, Erwin, or Dunn and if you are 18 and older.

Petition Forming In School District 03

schoolkids

We do not want to move our children to Dunn Middle School. This is not a solution, we need new schools or another plan rather than moving our kids! http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/district-3-leave-it-be.fb49?source=c.fb&r_by=11688605 Petition Background Moving our Coats-Erwin kids to Dunn Middle to settle overcrowding. This is a short term solution and will not help the problem. We need more schools or other solutions. Please sign my petition if you live in Coats, Erwin, or Dunn and if you are 18 and older.

Buies Creek 1st Due Residential Structure Fire

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Sunday, November 9, 2014  The pager toned out district 8 fire crews a little after 6:00 p.m. sunday night for a possible residential structure fire in the Keith Hills subdivision. Soon after the call went out Engine 822 and Ambulance 851 checked en-route to Keith Hills Road reference residential structure fire, responding shortly after was Engine 842, Ladder 848, Rescue 881, and Engine 841. While en-route dispatch advised that this would be an oven fire and that the homeowner had already put it out. Engine 822 arrived on scene an advised a residential structure with nothing showing, Captain Lewis (806) …continue reading

Santa invites all to CCCC Foundation’s Christmas Tree Lighting in Sanford

Central Carolina Community College mascot Charlee Cougar and Santa Claus welcome guests for the CCCC Foundation’s Christmas Tree Lighting event on Dec. 4 at the college’s Lee County Campus

Santa invites all to CCCC Foundation’s Christmas Tree Lighting in Sanford   SANFORD — Santa Claus will be at Central Carolina Community College Dec. 4, enjoying the CCCC Foundation’s Third Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. He invites everyone to join him there.   The free event takes place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in the Lee County Campus Plaza, 1105 Kelly Drive, Sanford.   The Southern Lee High School Marching Band kicks off the festivities as the band parades through campus, accompanying Santa to the plaza.   The jolly old elf will greet children of all ages and …continue reading

Western Harnett Lions Club

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  Michaela Williams, a sixth grade student at Western Harnett Middle School, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the   Western Harnett Lions Club.   Michaela’s poster was among  more than 375,000 entries submitted worldwide in the 27th annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest.  Lions Club International is sponsoring the contest   to emphasize the importance of world peace to young people everywhere.   “The message of my poster is to be kind, thoughtful and caring to others everywhere,” the 11-year-old from Broadway said.  The poster was selected for …continue reading

Anderson Creek Primary School

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Anderson Creek Primary School’s cafeteria, in partnership with McDonald’s, sponsored a raffle drawing in November to encourage students to eat healthy. Two scooters were given as prizes in a raffle drawing. For each day of November 3–7 that… a student ate breakfast in the ACP cafeteria, his/her name was placed in the drawing. One lucky boy and girl won the grand prize at the end of the week! The prize winners were Virginia Massengil and Joshua Wilkerson and they were presented with their gifts by the ACP Cafeteria Manager, Betty Hamilton.  

Buies Creek Elementary Principal participated in the BOOK IT Principal Challenge for National Young Readers Week

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Buies Creek Elementary Principal, Sharon Johnson, participated in the BOOK IT Principal Challenge for National Young Readers Week on November 12. Pizza Hut and its BOOK IT! Program challenges principals across the United States to become …shining examples for literacy and the BOOK IT! Program by choosing one day to read all day long! Principal Johnson read to students at Buies Creek Elementary from a throne dressed as a princess! She read to the students to celebrate BOOK IT’s! 30th Birthday and to raise awareness for the importance of literacy, generate a passion for reading among young people AND to …continue reading

Former Overhills Principal Resigns

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Former Overhills Principal Resigns According to the Public Relations Director Patricia Harmon- Lewis with Harnett County Schools, Dr. Kylon Middleton put in his resignation on November 7th.  In a statement released the school board said “the matter was resolved through a written agreement that brings closure to all issues. Dr. Middleton was working under a four-year contract with a salary of $81,126, the county agreed to pay Dr. Middleton $30,000 for the four-year contract.                    

Representative David Lewis Not on Short List for NC Legislative Leadership

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Representative Lewis Not on Short List for NC Legislative Leadership   According to an article published in the Daily Haymaker a Conservative news publication Rep. David Lewis has not made the list for any leadership roles in the new session. From the (The Daily Haymaker) The Republican majority will huddle next weekend to pick leaders for the chamber AND for their caucus.  Since they are a majority in the General Assembly’s lower chamber, the Republican picks will be quite the big dogs in the upcoming sessions. The candidates to replace Thom Tillis on the speaker’s dais have been bandied about …continue reading

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