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Learn more while spending less on school supplies[Jul. 22, 2011]
Going back to school can be expensive. From purchasing school supplies to prepping for class, the costs can add up fast. The September 2011 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, prepares readers for the new school year with easy ways to save on back-to-school items and free websites that will help you brush up on any topic imaginable.
Central Carolina Community College kicks off JobsNOW job training program[Oct. 16, 2009]
Retired firefighter Jack Bost waited patiently in the bustle at the Oct. 13 Central Carolina Community College JobsNow kickoff. Like the 100-or so other people at the kickoff at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, he came with the hope of finding a job training program that would result in a job in the near future.
Riding the school bus is as safe as ever[Jul. 5, 2008]
You buckle your child into her government-approved car seat in your sturdy, reliable vehicle with the high government crash test rating and side curtain airbags. You drive to school, alert and attentive, obeying all the laws of the road while carrying your precious cargo. You may think the back seat of your own car is the safest mode of transportation for your school-bound child. Think again.
Back-to-school survival guide for teens and parents[Jul. 25, 2007]
Your teen may act “too cool for school,” but the truth is that school is a major source of stress for teens. According to a survey by kidshealth.org of over 600 teens ages 14 to 17, schoolwork (32 percent), social issues (30 percent) and appearance (25 percent) topped the list of back-to-school worries most cited by teens.
World War II veterans connect via online database[May 22, 2007]
They call it six degrees of separation, but in this case, it was only two degrees. Jim O’Donnell came to work at the United States Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., as he had for more than 10 years. As usual, he expected to help visitors with their various questions about the Navy Memorial and The Navy Log, the National Registry of Sea Service. The gentleman who approached him that day did not appear to be any different; Henry K. Bowers wanted help in finding the record of his Navy service in The Navy Log. What was curious to O’Donnell is that a portfolio Bowers carried with him contained a reference to the Liberty Ship SS Charles Morgan.
CCCC literary magazine seeks submissions[Dec. 2, 2005]
The Red Clay Review - the literary magazine of Central Carolina Community College - seeks to publish a variety of voices from both within and around the college and is accepting submissions from students, faculty and local residents.
NC Museum of Natural Sciences tops 2005 NC field trip attractions list[Sep. 22, 2005]
Raleigh's North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences again leads the list of most popular destinations for school field trips, according to the second annual survey conducted by Carolina Field Trips Magazine. The state museum topped the list with 116,312 school students visiting on field trips for the 2004-05 school year.
Back to school: Making senior year count for college[Aug. 22, 2005]
With college less than one year away, this year’s seniors have a lot on their plates. In addition to strengthening their academic skills and preparing for life post high school, they have to make a lot of important decisions -- the first of which is deciding where to apply for college. With thousands of postsecondary institutions from which to choose, students often need help narrowing down their choices.
The final act[Jul. 29, 2005]
Pick up many history books and you'll read that the Civil War ended in the rolling hills of central Virginia, when Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Federal Gen. Ulysses S. Grant near a tiny community called Appomattox Courthouse. It's one of the best-known "facts" of the war. The only problem: It's not true.
New certificate in Medical Interpretation at CCCC[Feb. 25, 2005]
Central Carolina Community College is now offering a new Certificate in Medical Interpretation, for all folks interested in a career in Medical Interpreting--an exciting and growing new field.
CCCC hosts "green building' workshop[Mar. 28, 2004]
Green or environmentally friendly building is the subject of a one-day workshop at Central Carolina Community College (CCCC) in Chatham County. "Green Building Design and Construction for Homes" will focus on environmentally friendly home construction.