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MILLSBORO, Del.— Mountaire Farms, the nation’s fourth-largest chicken producer, recently awarded 27 students with $2,500 scholarships to help them pay for college. 

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The U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted to cut $40 million from the federal Charter Schools Program, in a major policy shift away from the bipartisan support that charter schools have enjoyed in recent years.

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“Wherever books are burned,” wrote the German journalist and poet Heinrich Heine, “men in the end will also burn.”

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HAMLET — Twenty-year-old twins Belle and Samuel Capel are about to go their separate ways this fall: Belle to the University of North Carolina at Wilmington to study oceanography and Samuel to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to study computer science.

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WADESBORO — With the start of the school year just around the corner, Pee Dee Electric is reminding local K-12 teachers to submit their applications for a Bright Ideas education grant.

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Monday, 26 July 2021 11:34

OPINION: Fewer students major in humanities

Most students attend colleges or universities primarily to acquire the knowledge, skills, and credentials required to get a rewarding job.

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PEMBROKE — Dr. Richard Gay has been promoted to dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. 

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ROCKINGHAM — The upcoming Raider Marching Band members will spend the next two weeks prepping for the 2021 season.

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PEMBROKE — Randi Dagenhart, a Fall 2020 graduate of UNC Pembroke, has been selected as a UNC System Presidential Scholar for the 2021-22 academic year.

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PEMBROKE — Each year, two of the 86 seats in the entering class of the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University are reserved four years in advance for deserving students at UNC Pembroke.

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