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Former Independence star enters NFL draft

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Hakeem Nicks, who leads UNC all time in catches, receiving yards and touchdown receptions, announced today he plans to enter the 2009 NFL draft. The junior wide receiver helped Independence win four consecutive state championships from 2002-2005.

By |January 5th, 2009|Independence High School, Sports|0 Comments

Tips for winter planting from the NC Cooperative Extension Service

In Mecklenburg County, the Cooperative Extension Service is part of Park and Recreation and offers the following tips for gardeners in January:[singlepic=520,320,240,,right]
• Fertilize broad-leaved evergreens in the winter or spring. Fertilizing in the late summer induces late-season growth that is susceptible to winter injury.
• Winter is the time to apply dormant oil sprays to kill […]

By |January 5th, 2009|Environment|0 Comments

Civics 101 class offered by Kid’s Voting

Want to learn how local government works by attending real government meetings, finding out where government gets its money, who makes decisions and more? Participate in the exciting teen program Youth Civics 101 (YC101)! Sessions include: Board of Education, City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, the Courts and the media. Next course: Winter 2009.[singlepic=519,320,240,,right]
YC101 is open […]

By |January 2nd, 2009|Non-profit, Schools|0 Comments