11th Annual FRANKLIN FOLK FESTIVAL :: Saturday, July 19 from 9am - 4pm in Historic Downtown Franklin

- published 3/27 (Larry) - unpublished ?

Click for Franklin, North Carolina Forecast

News Education

When Southwestern Community College officials and students spoke last month about the extreme need for more scholarship funding, the message struck a chord with Vic and Margaret Perry.

That’s why the lifelong Macon County residents recently pledged $1,500 to the Student Success Campaign – an effort by the SCC Foundation to bridge the gap between scholarship need and availability.

Read more...

Students from elementary, junior high and high schools throughout Western North Carolina will gather at Western Carolina University on Wednesday, Feb. 5, and Thursday, Feb. 6, as the university hosts the Western Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

In conjunction with 2014 being the 125th anniversary of WCU’s founding, special booths and displays will be presented that commemorate 125 years of science.

Science projects created for the fair by area students will be available for viewing by the public from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. Admission is free.

Read more...

Last Friday, Jan. 17, friends and family members gathered in the gym of Union Academy to support its graduating seniors.

National Guardsman Matthew Ramey gave the Pledge of Allegiance before the ceremony. Ramsey is a graduate of the first class of students to come through Union Academy. Candidate for graduation Nathan Parrish followed with the singing of the National Anthem.

Read more...

With more than 1,000 students from Macon County registering for classes at Southwestern Community College during the 2012-13 school year, President Don Tomas recently spoke to commissioners about the importance of expanding the Macon Campus.

With 488 students from Macon County enrolled for the fall semester, enrollment at the Macon Campus was at an all time high.

Read more...

Page 11 of 95

11
published: 10/18/2013
Macon County News is now on:
Find the Macon County News on Facebook! and Find the Macon County News on twitter!
Facebook   Twitter