News: School

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.

May. 13, 2014 @ 05:20 PM

Read to Achieve summer camps ready to go

In the Summer of 2012, the state legislature passed the Excellence in Public Education act, which included the Read to Achieve program. 

May. 13, 2014 @ 05:23 PM

SPCC Class of 2014 receives diplomas

The South Piedmont Community College Class of 2014 received their diplomas Monday as 205 students walked across the stage to start a new chapter of their lives. 

May. 10, 2014 @ 03:01 PM

Shiloh teacher recognized as 'global educator'

VIF International Education has announced that Irene Zamora Soto, a kindergarten teacher in Shiloh Elementary School’s Spanish dual language program, has won a 2014 Global Educator Award. Zamora Soto will be honored as one of the top international education teachers in the state.

May. 08, 2014 @ 05:54 PM

Bention tapped to fill Crowder seat on school board

The Union County Board of Education unanimously selected Jim Bention Sr. to fill the vacant District 1 seat Tuesday. The vote was 8-0, with Board member John Collins recusing himself.