Category: Locales

Central Carolina Community College ranked among best in state, nation

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Sanford, NC – Central Carolina Community College has been ranked among the best in two categories in the latest BestColleges.com rankings. CCCC is ranked ninth among the two-year schools in the Best Colleges in North Carolina rankings and is ranked…

Chatham County continues to draw more tourist spending

Chatham County Tourism

Pittsboro, NC – The Governor’s Office and NC Department of Commerce have just released the most recent statewide tourism spending report, which indicates that  Chatham County’s “domestic visitors” spent $31.69 million during 2014, an increase of nearly three percent since…

Eight named to join NCHSAA Hall of Fame

NCHSAA Hall of Fame

Chapel Hill, NC – Eight more outstanding individuals in the annals of state high school athletics have been selected for induction into the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame. Gil Bowman of Fayetteville, Mac Cumbo of Hendersonville, Suzanne Grayson of King…

Meet the Wolfpack Day scheduled for August 9

Meet the Wolfpack

Raleigh, NC – Wolfpack Nation will have a chance to meet the 2015 NC State football squad on Sunday, August 9th at the 2015 Meet the Pack Day. This highly-anticipated annual event will take place from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.…

North Carolina charter school update: a mixed bag

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by Bob Luebke Raleigh, NC – While charter schools continue to attract students and expand in record numbers, the current legislative session can best be described as a mixed bag for the 148 charter schools and 64,000 students who attend…