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New assistant superintendent for human resources hired

Dr. Cheryl Benson chosen for Franklin County Schools position By Jay Lamm LOUISBURG — As the Franklin County Board of Education continues to search for an interim and a new superintendent, it has selected a new assistant superintendent for human resources. Dr. Cheryl Benson was...
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Students solve problems at Camp Invention

by Carrie C. Causey YOUNGSVILLE — A bit of duct tape, an old paper towel roll, some string and a ping pong ball are all it takes to make a seismoscope to measure earthquakes. For the students of Camp Invention, recycled materials can “solve” some of the most perplexing problems...

Kudos — week of July 18, 2013

Congrats, grads! •Andre Ivy of Youngsville recently graduated from United Theological Seminary with a Doctor of Ministry. •Christopher McGee Hurley of Wake Forest graduated from Miami University May 11 with a Bachelor of Arts. •Richard Upton of Raleigh graduated from Emory...

School Briefs — week of July 18, 2013

To include information in the School Briefs, e-mail schools@wakeweekly.com or fax news to 919-556-2233. Elementary school news Heritage Elementary: •Open house for Tracks 1, 2 and 3 is Thursday, July 25, 6-7 p.m. •Track 4 returns to school Monday, July 29. •Tissues and Tea for...

United Way back-to-school supply drive kicks off Saturday

FRANKLIN COUNTY — Franklin County children in need of school supplies and clothes will be helped once again this year through a partnership with the United Way of Franklin County (UWFC), Franklin County Schools, N.C. Communities in Schools and Walmart in Louisburg. The effort...