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After the Macon County School system released a list of proposed budget cuts to account for a $2 million shortfall in next year's budget, Macon Early College students discovered that their school funding was among the $1,950,393 in possible cutbacks.

Macon Early College (MEC) is one of two schools in the district that are being considered for possible closing in order to save the school system money. According to interim Superintendent Dr. Jim Duncan, while MEC receives state funds to operate because it is considered an early college, after outside grants and state funds, Macon County pays an additional $100,000 to keep the school operating.

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Nicholas J. Brow, of Franklin, N.C. has been named to the Dean's List for the fall 2012 semester at the University of Vermont. Brow is a sophomore Communication Science & Disorders major in the College of Nursing & Health Sciences.

To be named to the Dean's List, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school.

Chartered in 1791, UVM was the first college or university in the United States that did not give preference to a religious sect in its charter. UVM now has nearly 10,459 undergraduates in seven schools and colleges, 1,540 graduate students and 449 medical students. As a small, comprehensive university, it blends the academic heritage of a private university with service missions in the landgrant tradition.

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The Southwestern Community College - Public Safety Training Center (SCC-PSTC) is accepting applications for the May 2013 North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy (BLET) Class #70.

Upon successful completion of the 744-hour academy, recruits are eligible for certification as a police officer or deputy sheriff throughout North Carolina. Additionally, recruits are eligible to receive 19 credit hours towards an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice through SCC.

SCC-PSTC’s high standards and additional training is distinguished and recognized throughout the State of North Carolina.

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Western Carolina University will welcome prospective students and their families and friends to campus as the university holds its second Open House of the spring semester Saturday, March 16.

Hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Admission, Open House gives visitors a chance to tour the campus, learn about the university’s academic programs and extracurricular opportunities, as well as financial aid.

The day’s activities will begin with registration and an academic fair located around the concourse of WCU’s Ramsey Regional Activity Center. Following a welcome session in the main arena of the Ramsey Center, prospective students will have a chance to engage in more in-depth academic sessions led by WCU faculty members.

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