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Murray to bid schools goodbye to schools

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Jackie Murray spent a portion of her day earlier this week typing and preparing an agenda for the Clinton City Board of Education meeting. As the administrative assistant to the superintendent and the board, Murray has attended many meetings and typed up many agendas.But on Friday that will all end with her retirement. “I’m passing the gauntlet, sort of speaking,” she said.After 35 years of work in administration, Murray is officially retiring Aug. 1. Nacole Hayes will take over the duties of the position. Some of it includes providing assistance to the superintendent, setting up board agendas and corresponding with board members to keep them abreast of things going on in the district.

 

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Draughon Family Reunion — scheduled for Aug. 9 at Stoney Run Pentecostal FWB Church, 12481 Harnett-Dunn Highway, Dunn. Socialize — 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.; catered lunch — 11:45 a.m.; a per person fee will be charged for adults and children. Attendees are to bring their favorite dessert. To RSVP call 919-398-8675. The reunion is hosted by the Grover Draughon family and the Ed Draughon family.Turkey Nutrition Site — will hold its...

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Not just horsin’ around

WAYCROSS — Megan Merritt smiled as she rubbed Nasa’s head with care.“He’s kind of a showoff,” she said, patting the horse gently. “I have to tell him to tone it down a little bit, but you find his tender side once you get to know him. He’s a sweetheart.”Together, they’re a team.Megan’s partnership with Nasa has led to success in district and state 4-H horse shows. This week, she will compete with othe...

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Making agricultural tracks

TURKEY — As chickens made clucking noises on her farm, Sharon Funderburk tilted her head back and noticed a bird soaring through the sky.“They’re so graceful and beautiful,” Funderburk said about the Mississippi kite which nest and hunts in the area.She often catches a glimpse of the small birds of prey, but has yet to see a much larger creature — a bear.“We’ve seen the tracks, but we haven’t seen the bear,”...

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Cleaners and sanitizers: What’s the difference?

Keeping your home kitchen clean is an important step in preventing foodborne illness. The Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia reports that proper cleaning of hands and surfaces is the single most important step in preventing foodborne disease.

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Sowing seeds of renewed life

In the past five years, Clinton native Donald Ringley has gotten married to the love of his life, watched his granddaughter grow up and shared an emotional experience with fellow cancer survivors celebrating renewed life. If not for quality care and support, none of it would have happened.Ringley joined more than 100 other survivors from across the country for a symbolic tree-planting ceremony June 6 as part of the annual Celebrate Life event at Cancer Treatment Centers of America ...

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Building PermitsDavid Bradshaw, 980 sq. ft., mobile home setupClinton Dialysis, 2,327 sq. ft., business renovationsCarl Westbrook, 700 sq. ft., mobile home setupClinton Medical, 200 sq. ft., business renovationsDeborah Williams, 256 sq. ft., residential additionMolly Kilpatrick, 1,224 sq. ft.,Walgreens, business renovationsBoyd Mattock, 3,200 sq. ft., new storageJohn Franklin, 2...

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