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NC okay when it comes to virtual learning

A new report “2009 Keeping Pace with K-12 Online Learning” lists North Carolina’s Virtual Public School (NCVPS) the fifth largest virtual school in terms of enrollment.  In just two and a half years, the school has become one of the fastest growing virtual schools in the nation, topping 20,000 in enrollments by the fall of 2009. […]

By |December 15th, 2009|Schools|1 Comment

New mayor takes reigns in Matthews

James (Jim) P. Taylor was sworn in as the 17th Mayor of Matthews Monday night. Taylor replaces R. Lee Myers who served as the Mayor of Matthews for 18 years.

Jim Taylor served on the Matthews Town Board for five terms having been elected in 1999. He is active in the community as a board member of the Matthews HELP Center and the Matthews Volunteer Fire Department Board of Directors as treasurer and secretary. Throughout his ten years as a Town Board member he served on a number of committees and boards in the Town and region. […]

By |December 15th, 2009|Matthews|0 Comments

Matthews residents: Town now offers merchandise for sale

The Town of Matthews has t-shirts, hats, fleece jackets and hooded sweatshirts available for purchase just in time for Christmas. All of the items feature the Town’s new logo.

The items are very affordable and are perfect gifts for anyone on your shopping list. Prices range from $10 for a t-shirt or ballcap to $25 […]

By |December 14th, 2009|Matthews|0 Comments

Overseas troops get chance to see Butler-Britt championship

­ Fort Bragg soldiers, currently deployed, will be able to watch their sons play in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-AA football championship game. The Butler vs. Jack Britt 4AA title game will be streamed live so that soldiers can access the game from overseas. The game
will also be televised live by Time Warner Cable on News 14 Carolina.
Kickoff is at 7:30 pm on Saturday.
³Time Warner Cable and News 14 Carolina want to do everything we can to
support our troops so courageously protecting our country,² says Alan Mason,
vice president and general manager, News 14 Carolina. ³We understand how
hard it is for parents to be away from their children, especially during the
holidays and other special events. It is our hope that by streaming this
game live on, soldiers can experience the play by play action as
if they were able to cheer on their sons from the sidelines.² […]

By |December 10th, 2009|Butler High School, Sports|0 Comments