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2011-03-21 06:45:00

RALEIGH, N.C., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology is inescapable in today's world, and no one knows it better than new Fast-teks Area Director and franchise owner George Harb. Every aspect of life is intertwined with it. Imagine, then, if all of this precious data suddenly disappeared. "Whether we realize it or not, whether we like it or not, every part of our daily lives is controlled by technology," says Mr. Harb. "Everyone needs this technology to always be available so that we...

2008-08-07 06:00:37

By The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Aug. 7--RALEIGH -- The Wake County school board has demoted the suspended principal of Knightdale Elementary School. Michael S. Williams, 36, will become an assistant principal at Wakefield High School in North Raleigh. School officials say Williams, who has been suspended with pay since July 14, had asked to be reassigned. Retired Principal Judy Dudley will become Knightdale Elementary's interim principal. School officials won't say why...

2008-08-05 21:00:19

By T. Keung Hui, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Aug. 5--RALEIGH -- The Wake County school board demoted the suspended principal of Knightdale Elementary School this afternoon. Michael S. Williams, 36, will take a pay cut from his $55,000 a year salary to become an assistant principal at Wakefield High School in North Raleigh. School officials say Williams, who has been suspended with pay since July 14, had asked to be reassigned to another school. To replace Williams, veteran...

2008-07-16 12:01:17

By Denise Sherman, Eastern Wake News, Zebulon, N.C. Jul. 16--KNIGHTDALE -- When students of Hodge Road Elementary got out of bed last Monday, it wasn't for another day at the pool. Rather, a brand-new school year started. The new school year for year-round schools in Wake County began July 7. In all, 720 students made their way to classrooms at Hodge Road. "I miss going to school," said Samantha Brinkley, a second-grader in Betsy John Early's class. "I love to read and write and...

2007-12-04 06:00:00

KNIGHTDALE -- If you want to know the secret to Joe Kanze's luscious green lawn, look under the fake rock. There, in his backyard, you'll find a recently drilled irrigation well topped with a high-tech Danish water pump. At the touch of a button, Kanze can douse his third-of-an-acre lot with 12 gallons a minute of groundwater. "It was an expensive deal," says Kanze, 72, who paid more than $6,000 to have the well and pump installed last month. "But you know what? I'm retired now and this is...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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