▪ Dr. A. Everett James, Jr. and Howard N. Lee of Chapel Hill earned the North Carolina Award, the state’s highest honor. Gov. Pat McCrory presented the awards to six North Carolinians on Nov. 12. James earned the award for Fine Arts and Lee for Public Service.
▪ U.S. Air Force Airman Crystal Shepherd of Chapel Hill graduated from basic military training. She is a 2015 graduate of Carrboro High School.
▪ Chatham Education Foundation gave $16,000 in grants to local teachers at Bennett School, Bonlee School, Chatham Middle, Horton Middle School, Jordan-Matthews High School, a collaboration between Moncure and Horton Middle School, Moncure School, Perry Harrison Elementary, SAGE Academy, Silk Hope School and Virginia Cross Elementary.
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