“Make precision maps of the moon.” This was the daunting 1957 assignment given to Charles F. Campen, a Croasdaile Village resident today who then was director of the Lunar and Planetary Exploration Branch, Geophysics Research Directorate of the U. S. Air Force.
Durham Woman’s Club members were delighted by the Rapids Chorus from Riverside High School at their December meeting at the Hill House. The group of 30 students led by director Jill Boliek sang a collection of Christmas carols a cappella.
Throughout the year Maggie Singletary Lewis, owner of The Lather Lounge Hair Studio, and Kazlo Lewis, owner of A Gentlemen’s Creation, are always looking to give back to the Durham community. The Bull City runs deep in their hearts
At the Dec. 2 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club, Crystal Shotwell, pretreatment coordinator for the Roxboro wastewater treatment plant¸ spoke about the facility. A Person County native, she is a graduate of Roxboro Christian Academy and received an associate degree from Alamance Community College.
The Bahama Ruritan Club held its annual Christmas party at the Homestead Restaurant in Timberlake.
President Rick Whitaker presided over the installation of the 2014 officers for the club. Six new members were officially welcomed by long-time club member and historian Alton Mangum.
Counties across the state owe much of their success today to the women who participated in Extension “Home Demonstration Club work.”
GSK and Triangle Community Foundation recentgly announced the GSK IMPACT Award Winners in a ceremony at GSK’s Research Triangle Park facility. Nine local nonprofits earned $40,000 each in recognition of their outstanding contributions to a healthier Triangle region.
Thanksgiving Day weekend, the 1968 high school graduating class of Merrick-Moore School culminated a memorable 45th-year celebration that swept well beyond the usual hugs and tears of joy. It was a gathering of fine, age-old friendship.
You’re probably thinking, why keep leaves and grass clippings off the street? The answer is simple. It’s very bad for our water quality and can create hazardous street conditions. Leaves and grass clippings clog storm drains, causing flooding during storms both in the streets and in our waterways.
At the Nov. 11 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club, Reginald Horton presented a program on the activities of the American Legion, locally and around the country.