News: School

Jun. 07, 2014 @ 04:12 PM

Common Core or what?

This week the North Carolina House and Senate passed similar bills to replace the Common Core standards with another set of standards for education.


Jun. 05, 2014 @ 04:25 PM

Report: No health hazards at Sun Valley High

There are no obvious health hazards in Sun Valley High School, according to  the North Carolina Division of Public Heath officials who conducted a study of the building April 2.


Jun. 05, 2014 @ 04:12 PM

Retirees have 1,912 years of experience

As the 2013-2014 school year comes to a close, Union County Public Schools will witness the retirement of 95 individuals, taking with them a combined 1,912 years of experience


May. 24, 2014 @ 05:32 PM

Brown vs. BOE: 60 years later

The Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision, which overturned Plessy v. Ferguson and effectively ended segregation in the United States, turned 60 last week.


May. 17, 2014 @ 04:21 PM

McCrory challenges Wingate grads

N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory was keynote speaker at Wingate University’s 118th Commencement held Saturday on the Academic Quadrangle.


May. 17, 2014 @ 04:09 PM

Athletes shine at Special Olympics

Despite having to cancel the day before due to rain, many came out to participate in and to show their support for the Union County Special Olympics Friday.