Month: September 2020

CCCC graduate making a difference as public health educator

Pittsboro, NC – It didn’t take Central Carolina Community College graduate Dorothy Rawleigh long to establish herself as one of the state’s top public health educators, though it was hardly a lifelong goal. In fact, when she started to chart…

Chatham County Council on Aging receives BAND-NC grant

Pittsboro, NC – The Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI) at NC State University recently announced its second round of grant recipients for Building a New Digital Economy in NC (BAND-NC). Chatham County was selected as one of the additional ten…

District school closings boost homeschooling in NC

by Raleigh, NC – North Carolina is already the homeschooling capital of the United States. Now the attraction of this education option is soaring higher than ever — thanks not to the actions of its proponents but to the antics…

Chatham County school board convenes special session on Sept. 29

Pittsboro, NC — The Chatham County Board of Education will convene a special session September 29, 2020, to consider resuming in-person instruction for specific student populations, such as exceptional children in self-contained classrooms and students in preschool. Board members will consider resuming…

ACC announces football schedule changes

Greensboro, NC – The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today that the Notre Dame at Wake Forest football game will be rescheduled for Saturday, December 12. The game was originally scheduled to be played Saturday, September 26.   The rescheduling follows the…

Someone please explain Sweden

By Kevin Roche Another of those Twitter charts that I love to post here.  Spain cases versus Sweden cases.  Spain with a severe lockdown originally, talking about going back to one. Spain with mask mandates, Sweden–almost no one wears them.…