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As the application deadline for Western North Carolina's first STEM-themed high school nears, school administrators say they're still hearing some of the most basic questions from students and parents on what the new school will really look like.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Jacksonville Daily News
Girl Scouts Appoints Staff to Lead Recruitment, Retention, and Membership Initiatives in Onslow and
North Carolina Coastal Pines is pleased to announce the appointment of Amanda Crompton to the role of membership director.
Top Gender Gap Jobs
Not trying to sound like an overbearing feminist here, but times are changing- and the traditional view that men should dominate particular fields just because they are men- must be done away with.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Guadalupe Library Receives Grant from EnergyPartners Fund for STEM Books
Mary Harris, from left, Elva Alvarez, Melissa Lopez, Aylanna Lopez, Elsie Guilford and Bonnie Kelly with STEM books purchased with a $750 grant from the EnergyPartners Fund for use at the Guadalupe Branch Library.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Duke Energy offers $75,000 matching grants for STEM classes in NC
The Duke Energy Foundation has offered a $75,000 matching gift to DonorsChoose.org to assist teachers in science, technology, engineering and math - or STEM - courses.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
A New Way to Hear for Grayson: Brain Stem Implant
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Imagine being born profoundly deaf: missing the vital nerve needed for you to hear.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Kearfott Expansion brings investment, manufacturing jobs to Swannanoa Valley
In conjunction with the Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County , Kearfott Corporation, announced today a plan to expand its manufacturing facility in Black Mountain, North Carolina, with an investment of up to $11.9 million in facilities and equipment.
SAS' latest investment? Chess
The North Carolina K-12 Chess Championship will bring the state's brainiest young chess masters to downtown Raleigh tomorrow.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Studica Partners with SREB to Help Support the Advanced Career Program
Studica, Inc. has partnered with the Southern Regional Education Board to provide the technology products included in the Hands-on Learning System Kits.
PARI launches astronomy legacy funding project
The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute has initiated a crowd funding drive that will help make historic images of the night sky available via the Internet to the general public, scientists and students worldwide.
Jacksonville Daily News
School in running for more technology
After beating 120 North Carolina schools to be selected as the state winner in the Samsung STEM Challenge, New Bridge Middle School was named one of the 15 national finalists in the contest, which aims to raise interest in science, technology, engineering and math by challenging students and teachers to apply their classroom learning to solve a ... (more)
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Arrests, citations in Granville County
Roy L. Thornton, 53, 3111 NC 96, Oxford, was arrested Feb. 17 on a charge of assaulting a female.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Former chancellor promotes need, work of black colleges
Or so says Alvin Schexnider , a former chancellor at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina and author of the book, "Saving Black Colleges: Leading Change in a Complex Organization."
Newman to hold Feb. 27 campaign kick-off
Here's the message from Commissioner Brownie Newman via his campaign's email newsletter: Dear Friends, It has been an honor to serve on the Buncombe County Commission for the past year.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Arrests, citations from Granville and Warren counties
Antwaun L. Tharrington, 33, 208 W. Hillsboro St., Creedmoor, was arrested Feb. 4 on charges of conspiring to sell illegal substances and conspiring to traffic opiates.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Blood clot risk lasts for 12 weeks after pregnancy
Women have a higher risk of blood clots that can cause strokes, heart attacks and other problems for 12 weeks after childbirth - twice as long as doctors have thought, new research finds.
Construction underway at $5.4 million Kernersville charter school
Grading has started at the school's site on a 39-acre tract at 4353 and 4345 High Point Road, which is located just east of the Union Cross Road/Highway 311 interchange.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Jacksonville Daily News
Study: Stroke risk tied to cold, humidity, weather swings
There may be a link between weather and the risk of suffering a stroke, say researchers who analyzed climate trends and hospital records on millions of Americans.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Burlington Times News
Around the schools: LabCorp donation; teacher leaves for Greensboro College
Paralympian and dressage professional Robin Brueckmann will speak at The Burlington School's Greenwood Terrace campus morning meeting at 8 a.m. today and the Davis Street campus morning meeting at 9 a.m. about overcoming adversity and being persistent in pursuing dreams.
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Fed Urges Emerging Markets to Take Heftier Policy Actions to Stem Capital Flight
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