Wednesday, June 2, 2010

first paper of June 2010

As many I'm sure are aware, school is winding down for those on the traditional calendar, while HES students are getting ready for their summer intercession. Even so, there's still lots going on in the schools and in the town and county. So, here's what we've got for this week:
  • PERDUE VISITS STANFORD. Gov. Beverly Perdue came to C.W. Stanford Middle School last week to tour the outdoor eco classroom and talk about literacy. On Facebook? Visit to see photos from her visit.
  • BOARD APPROVES ALCOHOL PERMIT. For the first time in its nearly 30-year history, alcohol will be served at Hog Day.
  • THE HOUSE THAT LOVE BUILT. The Hands for Habitat home dedication ceremony was late last week, with students, teachers, administrators, the homeowners and community members coming out to celebrate the partnership between Orange County Schools and Habitat that resulted in a beautiful home being built for two Orange High School grads.
  • LOCAL SOLDIER INJURED IN WAR. Pvt. 1st Class Matthew Evans was injured by a roadside bomb near Kabul last month.
  • MOTION WITHDRAWN AGAINST TOWN, BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT. Orange County withdrew a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction filed against Hillsborough and the Board of Adjustment on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Plus, tons of photos from Last Friday (see our Facebook page or the paper), an overview of the construction happening at Partnership Academy, remembering the Rev. Herman Ward and more.

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