Friday Nov 29
No plans yet to raise dropout age in Lincoln
Two school districts in Catawba County are raising their compulsory attendance age from 16 to 18, a first for North Carolina.
2 NC school systems raising dropout age to 18
The Charlotte Observer reported the school districts in Hickory and Newton-Conover will be the first in North Carolina to use a new law approved last summer.
The Charlotte Observer
Two N.C. school systems will raise dropout age from 16 to 18
Maryland is raising the legal age from 16 to 17 in 2015-16 and to 18 effective 2017-18.
How to Stay Out of Social Media Hot Water
When Barilla Pasta president Guido Barilla made controversial remarks about gays in September, there were calls for boycotts and an outcry in social media.
Vandals deface home for not leaving Halloween candy
A Halloween prank near led sheriff deputies to tell one North Carolina homeowner it was the worst vandalism they had ever seen on Halloween.