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RALEIGH — A top N.C. Senate education leader is criticizing Attorney General Josh Stein for his handling of the state's defense in the long-running Leandro school funding lawsuit.

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HAMLET — While working as a cashier at a convenience store, Micheal Connor remembers many nights taking every spare moment to open his college textbook and study a calculus problem. Those days are long gone but not forgotten for Connor, who is a field engineer for Southeastern Connections, a subcontractor for Piedmont Natural Gas.

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America is fighting a war on an invisible front, and we need skilled and motivated professionals to protect us. Experts predict that global cybercrime damages will reach $6 trillion in 2021, nearly double the amount from 2015. 

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College has added new services and new class locations, as well as expanded its community outreach for its Adult Education division. 

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PEMBROKE — More than three decades after his death, Julian Pierce’s legacy as a strong advocate for education, equality and justice for all people is kept alive through scholarship at UNC Pembroke. 

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DURHAM — WGU North Carolina, an affiliate of the online nonprofit Western Governors University, will mark the National Education Association’s 2021 American Education Week Nov. 15-19 by promoting the WGU Loves Teachers and Become a Teacher scholarship programs. These scholarships, together totaling $6 million nationwide, are designed for current and future education professionals who wish to pursue bachelor’s or master’s degree programs with WGU’s Teachers College.

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HAMLET — Dexter Mabe, a senior at Richmond Early College High School, was named a School Winner for the Heisman High School Scholarship presented by Acceptance Insurance.  

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Pee Dee Electric announces Bright Ideas Grant winners

LILESVILLE — Pee Dee Electric awards $14,000 in Bright Ideas Education Grants to local educators funding a total of eight different projects. More than 1,000 students across all grade levels and subject areas in Anson, Richmond, Scotland, and Stanly counties will benefit from these grants. 

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PEMBROKE — Cynthia Oxendine began as an administrative assistant at UNC Pembroke, but quickly worked her way to the top ranks of the Student Affairs Division. 

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PEMBROKE — Crystal Wood's family dynamic was turned upside down during her junior year at UNC Pembroke. 

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