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20 min ago | HeraldSun.com

Judge sides with Durham, Guilford on tenure

School leaders were ecstatic Wednesday at the news that Superior Court Judge Richard Doughton has granted a preliminary injunction that, for the moment, relieves the Durham and Guilford county school districts of the burden of identifying 25 percent of their teachers to award contracts in exchange for giving up tenure or career status by June 30.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Durham, NC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

3 hrs ago | WRAL.com

Judge gives teachers victory in tenure battle

Special Superior Court Judge Richard Doughton issued an injunction that allows Guilford County Schools to evade the requirement, which lawmakers passed last year as part of the state budget.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Greensboro looks at fees, layoffs to close budget gap + Bencini to...

The city of Greensboro will consider adding new fees and laying off less than 10 employees to close a $5 million budget gap.

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WLOS

Guilford County veterinarians treating burned dog

Veterinary technicians at the Guilford County Animal Shelter are treating a Lhasa Apso after it was found abandoned and burned in a yard.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Guilford County veterinarians treating burned dog

The News & Record of Greensboro reports animal shelter executive director Marsha Williams said Toby suffered third-degree burns on his belly and back and burns on the upper portions of his front legs.

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Business Journal

Andrews Aviation Academy planning introductory aerospace class for middle-schoolers

To attract additional students, Andrews Aviation Academy in High Point is planning to roll out an introductory aerospace course at as many as six Guilford County middle schools this fall.

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Related Topix: High Point, NC, Education Etc., Greensboro, NC

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Chapel Hill News

Mooneyham: Teacher tenure under fire

A judge in Greensboro is considering whether Durham and Guilford counties' school districts can sue the state over North Carolina's teacher tenure law.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Greensboro, NC, Durham County, NC

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Anson Record

Saluting our 911 Center employeesApril 9th | 0

The third week of this month, April 13-19, will be National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, a national salute to all of the men and women dedicated to serving 911 centers all across the nation.

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Related Topix: Anson County, NC, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

News Observer

Family Picks: Art, theater, books and more

Phil Lewis, left, as Gepetto and Parker Perry as Pinocchio in the musical adaptation of "Pinocchio," which starts a two-week run at Raleigh Little Theatre Friday.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Raleigh, NC

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

N.C. judge considers if districts can sue on tenure

A judge in Greensboro is considering whether two school districts can sue the state over North Carolina's teacher tenure law.

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC, Education Etc.

Agri Marketing

Syngenta's Community Grant Program Awards $70,000 To MN, NC Groups

SYNGENTA'S COMMUNITY GRANT PROGRAM AWARDS $70,000 TO MN, NC GROUPS Apr. 17, 2014 Source: Syngenta news release The annual Syngenta Community Grant Program recently awarded $70,000 to 16 local organizations serving its headquarters site communities of Minnetonka, Minn., and Greensboro, N.C., as part of its broader community relations efforts.

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC, Agriculture, Science, Stem, NC, Home Gardening, Home

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Burlington Times News

ABSS board asks state lawmakers to rethink tenure issue

The Alamance-Burlington Board of Education reviewed choices on teacher contracts few will sign and approved a resolution saying they do not like them.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Alamance, NC

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Guilford County schools in court over tenure law

TODAY LEADERS OF THE GUILFORD COUNTY SCHOOL BAORD WILL BE IN COURT. THE SYSTEM IS CHALLENGING THE STATE'S NEW TEACHER TENURE LAW.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Greensboro smash and grabs

Police have a warning for residents in two Greensboro neighborhoods. It's all after the number of home break-ins rises suddenly.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Holiday "Booze It & Lose It" Campaign Results in 3,164 DWI Arrests

RALEIGH, N.C. : Janury 14th, 2014 - Santa was not the only one who made a naughty list over the holidays.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Wake County, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC, Forsyth County, NC

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Anson Record

Saluting our 911 Center employeesApril 9th | 0

The third week of this month, April 13-19, will be National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, a national salute to all of the men and women dedicated to serving 911 centers all across the nation.

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Related Topix: Anson County, NC, Opinion

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Burlington Times News

County unemployment drops slightly

Alamance County's unemployment rate dropped to 6.4 percent in February, according to figures released by the N.C. Department of Commerce's Labor and Economic Analysis Division Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Alamance County, NC, Caswell County, NC

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Suspect in wrong-way I-40 crash to be charged with murder

The suspect in a chase that led to a deadly wrong-way crash on Interstate 40 last week will be charged with second-degree murder.

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Related Topix: Wake County, NC, Randleman, NC

Lenoir News-Topic

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It wasn't even 10 a.m. Friday, and Deputy Elyse Koerner had already turned away nearly a dozen people from the courthouse for bringing in cellphones.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Greensboro, NC, High Point, NC, Caldwell County, NC, Lenoir, NC

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Va. man facing murder charge in NC chase, crash

Authorities say a man who led law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase that ended in a fatal crash in Guilford County is being charged with murder.

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