Central Carolina Community College

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Name: Central Carolina Community College
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Board has full plate

SANFORD —Ranging from joint gatherings with local governing bodies to town hall sessions, Monday kicks off a marathon of meetings for the Lee County Board of Commissioners.The commissioners are scheduled to meet three times on Monday, including at 6 p.m. ... [Published Sanford Herald - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Lee, Chatham rivals vie in District 54

SANFORD —Two local Democrats are campaigning for the N.C. House, so the winner of the May 6 primary election will go on to face Republican challenger Andy Wilkie of Goldston in the general election this November.Lee County resident Robert Reives II and ... [Published Sanford Herald - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

BROADWAY: Taxes dominate discussion during town hall meeting

BROADWAY —Taxes were the main topic of conversation at a town hall meeting Monday night in Broadway held by the Lee County commissioners.The commissioners made several tweaks to local tax policies last year, lowering the property tax rate across the county ... [Published Sanford Herald - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Gov. unveils new partnership during Sanford stop

SANFORD —After being laid off from his job in Siler City in 2011, Alberto Sosa-Diaz found temporary work with Caterpillar. He then started night classes at Central Carolina Community College and eventually learned enough welding skills to land a full-time ... [Published Sanford Herald - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

CALENDAR FOR APRIL 15

SANFORD —TODAY• Story time will be held today and every Tuesday for toddlers and preschoolers at 10 a.m. at the Broadway Library, 206 S. Main St., Broadway. This week's theme is “Easter/bunnies.” Those in attendance will share stories, sing songs, do ... [Published Sanford Herald - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

CCCC orchard nourishes students and community

PITTSBORO —Hillary Heckler talks to her trees.“You’re looking good,” she says to the Magness pear she prunes on the 1-and-3/4-acre orchard at the Central Carolina Community College campus in Pittsboro.Heckler, who serves as Student Farm manager for the ... [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

GUEST COLUMN: The impact of public-private partnerships in N.C.

During one of my many visits to Lee County, I learned about a one-of-a-kind initiative taking place in our local community colleges. The Central Carolina Works Initiative and the Lee County Innovation Center are two public-private partnerships that are ... [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Another way to spell success: R-E-A-D

Whatever someone's ambitions in life, achieving them starts with a fundamental life skill — reading.Study after study has established the link between early literacy, achievement in school and, ultimately, success as an adult.We know that the stepping ... [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

CCCC team wins annual county spelling bee

SANFORD —The team of spellers from Central Carolina Community College showed the meaning of higher education Monday night, outlasting dozens of other teams to win the 15th annual Beginning Life with Books spelling bee.The spelling bee doubles as a pro-literacy ... [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Central Carolina Works receives $800,000 grant

SANFORD —Central Carolina Works — a Central Carolina Community College program meant to increase dual enrollment in area high schools — recently was awarded an $800,000 grant from the state for workforce development.CC Works founders garnered nearly $750,000 ... [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Leave final call with taxpayers

The Lee County Board of Commissioners has a tough task in deciding how to judiciously divide local funds among the many areas supported by taxpayers.Other boards and agencies, too, must act on the public’s behalf; the Lee County Board of Education and ... [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Board may seek $4.8M increase

SANFORD —After requesting about $20 million from the county for this year’s budget but getting about $16 million, the Lee County Board of Education is considering asking for even more next year — to the tune of $21 million.The school system’s budget proposal ... [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 20 2014]

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"Do you want to reduce the taxes a little and see if we can help them somewhat, or do you want to raise taxes and see more kids on free and reduced lunches?" he said, describing the board's thought process behind the move
"The Sanford comeback continues, the LeeLee County comeback continues, the North Carolina comeback continues" McCrory said just prior to shaking hands with the Caterpillar employees who weren't among those who had already started working again, before the crowd...
"Unfortunately ... or fortunately depending on your perspective, there has already been a set of bonds that the city has done," Womack said. "But they are county taxpayers as well. And now they are under obligation for these city projects, and now we are going to add another layer of bonds at the county level. And, at some point, the level of debt and the impact of the tax rates are going to be felt."
"I think there are a couple of things we can do," Reives said. "I think a couple of agencies are interested in approaching this board" about possibly establishing new programs

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Lee, Chatham rivals vie in District 54 [Published Sanford Herald - 8 hours ago]
Board has full plate [Published Sanford Herald - 8 hours ago]
Daybook, April 20 [Published Chapel Hill News - 12 hours ago]
OBITUARIES 4/16/14 [Published Sanford Herald - Apr 16 2014]
BROADWAY: Taxes dominate discussion during town... [Published Sanford Herald - Apr 16 2014]
Gov. unveils new partnership during Sanford stop [Published Sanford Herald - Apr 16 2014]
CALENDAR FOR APRIL 15 [Published Sanford Herald - Apr 15 2014]
Club News [Published Sanford Herald - Apr 13 2014]
Egg hunts plentiful in Central Carolina [Published Sanford Herald - Apr 11 2014]
Club News [Published Sanford Herald - Apr 06 2014]
CALENDAR FOR APRIL 1 [Published Sanford Herald - Apr 01 2014]
Club News [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 30 2014]
CCCC orchard nourishes students and community [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 29 2014]
GUEST COLUMN: The impact of public-private part... [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 27 2014]
EDITORIAL: Another way to spell success: R-E-A-D [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 26 2014]
CALENDAR FOR MARCH 25 [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 25 2014]
CCCC team wins annual county spelling bee [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 25 2014]
Club News [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 23 2014]
Central Carolina Works receives $800,000 grant [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 22 2014]
EDITORIAL: Leave final call with taxpayers [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 20 2014]
Board may seek $4.8M increase [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 20 2014]
Board puts CCCC bond measure on April agenda [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 19 2014]
SCC Foundation grant designed to empower students [Published Sampson Independent - Mar 18 2014]
Commissioners: Community must take stand agains... [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 18 2014]
Club News [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 16 2014]
Trustee do-over needed [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 15 2014]
CCCC training, partnerships impress internation... [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 11 2014]
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