Archive - Mar 28, 2012 - News Article
When Duane Cozzen heard his daughter had been hit by a car earlier this month, the roles in his life were instantaneously reversed.
When he found out the driver kept going, he couldnâ€™t believe it.
Cozzen, a sergeant with the Claremont Police Department, had worked hit-and-run accidents before, but this was his 12-year-old daughter, Cassie, who was the victim.
The following churches and cities reported they will host Easter egg hunts, some as early as this weekend.
Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ, 10 a.m.
City of Claremont, Claremont Park, 11 a.m.
Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 2 p.m.
City of Newton, Southside Park, 2 p.m.
Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 4-5:30 p.m.
Catawba County school officials say students arenâ€™t eating â€śpink slimeâ€ť in their cafeterias.
Administrators and child nutrition directors say their school systems' ground beef does not contain any ammonia-treated beef, which has been scrutinized and called â€śPink Slimeâ€ť by a host of national media outlets and former food scientists in recent weeks.
Students in Julie Young's second-grade class at Tuttle Elementary School recently established a pen-pal relationship with a class at St. Dominic Savio School in Weyburn, a city of about 10,000 people in the southern region of Canada's Saskatchewan province.
"As a teacher, I like to try to help my students be global," Young said, "and see the world outside Maiden."
Senior projects are soaring to innovative new in Discovery High School at Newton-Conover.
One year-long student effort resulted in an a new Android app. Another published a book online. Another seniorâ€™s online blog has attracted attention from Russia and Germany.