Marta Lopez feels 100 percent American. Lopez, 19 and a sophomore at Wingate University, came to the country from El Salvador when she was six. Though she entered the country illegally, she is currently here legally under temporary protected status (TPS).
A bus driver for Union County Public Schools died Monday afternoon after the bus he was driving collided with a garbage truck on New Town Road.
Cuthbertson High School received a $25,000 grant through State Farm’s “Celebrate My Drive” program.
Four new members and one incumbent were sworn in to serve on the Union County Board of Education Tuesday night.
Marce Savage has resigned her position on the North Carolina State Board of Education.
Jennifer Whitley is the 2014 Southwest Regional Teacher of the Year.