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2008-08-06 15:00:46

By Mike Wilder, Times-News, Burlington, N.C. Aug. 6--Diane Hill has only been on the job as principal at Woodlawn Middle School since early July. But Hill is already well-known in the area, since she's been an assistant principal at next-door Eastern Alamance High School for the last four years.

2008-08-05 12:00:00

By Charity Apple, Times-News, Burlington, N.C. Aug. 5--If Roland Johnson misses his daily workout at the Kernodle Senior Center in Burlington, his phone starts ringing.

2008-08-02 15:00:21

By Emily Hohenwarter, Times-News, Burlington, N.C. Aug. 2--Sorry, Mr. Gore. An admirable idea, but it's not going to happen. That seems to be what most folks in the North Carolina energy business say regarding Al Gore's recent challenge to America to end its fossil fuel addiction within 10 years.

2008-07-31 12:00:00

By The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho Jul. 31--Young Latino girls are invited to show their talents at the fifth annual Miss Chiquitita 2008 pageant. The pageant is part of the Hispanic Heritage Fiesta, a cultural celebration set for 10 a.m. Aug. 9 at the Twin Falls City Park.

2008-07-31 12:00:55

By Mike Wilder, Times-News, Burlington, N.C. Jul. 31--The Alamance-Burlington School System, backed by the U.S. Department of Justice, asked a federal judge to rule that the system has fulfilled its obligation to desegregate local schools.

2008-07-31 12:00:44

By Keren Rivas, Times-News, Burlington, N.C. Jul. 31--Get ready to take a stroll down memory lane.

2008-07-30 12:00:00

By Sean Breslin, The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho Jul. 30--If gas prices seem to be taking their sweet time dropping below $4 a gallon, you're probably in Idaho.

2008-07-30 12:00:36

By Emily Hohenwarter, Times-News, Burlington, N.C. Jul. 30--Haw River paddlers will soon have a convenient canoe and kayak launch site at their disposal. The boat launch is part of the town of Haw River's new park, which is currently under construction.

2008-07-28 09:01:20

By Damon Hunzeker, The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho Jul. 28--Of the functions most important for local governments to operate smoothly, sewage control may rank near or at the top.

2008-07-28 09:00:55

By The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho Jul. 28--The Twin Falls City Council will decide tonight whether to spend more than $123,000 to replace the lining of the digester at the city's wastewater treatment plant.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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