A Republican North Carolina precinct official resigned on Thursday, after The Daily Show aired a segment on the state's voter ID law.
Wallace State’s Student Government Association holds Mardi Gras Spring Dance
Wallace State’s Student Government Association hosted a Mardi Gras Spring Dance last week and both Miss Wallace State Catee Moss and Brittany Robinson, the 2014 Wallace State Homecoming Queen, were in attendance.
Cherry Blossom Festival returns to Birmingham Botanical Gardens on March 22
On Saturday, March 22, the Japan-America Society of Alabama presents the ninth annual Cherry Blossom Festival from 11 – 3 p.m. in the Japanese Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. The event is free to the public. The day will begin at 11 a.m. with a presentation by the Briarwood Church Japanese Children’s Group, followed by remarks from Executive Director and CEO Fred Spicer and Japan-America Society of Alabama Executive Director Tamara Moriya. At noon, the winner of the Birmingham Public Library haiku contest will be announced, and it will be followed by Shinkendo and Aikido Japanese martial arts demonstrations. At 3 p.m., a Hayao Miyazaki film presentation will take place in Strange Auditorium at the Garden Center.
Former WSCC student lands job at Dollywood
Paige Harbison, a former Miss Wallace State and theatre student at Wallace State Community College is realizing a dream she didn’t believe was possible a few years ago. The 2010 graduate of Cullman High School will soon be moving to the hills of East Tennessee to work at Dolly Parton’s Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge and earn a living as an entertainer.
The 2014 Dogwood Arts Festival set to celebrate the natural canvas of the East Tennessee region
For more than 50 years, Knoxville has blossomed with the Dogwood Arts Festival, a celebration of the natural and cultural beauty of East Tennessee. Throughout the month of April, this vibrant festival promotes the history and future of the region’s arts by featuring an exciting, fresh blend of gardens and trails, music, theater, crafts, film, dance, and culinary, literary and visual arts.
Spring Madness: 3 apps to help manage your schedule
Spring is imminent, and as you welcome the warmer weather, it's time to start thinking about home maintenance, school events and everything else you put off during the winter. These three apps will help you manage your schedule, no matter your organization style.
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Wallace State to host St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Monday, March 17
Wallace State Community College has some Irish fun planned for St. Patrick’s Day on Monday, March 17. The college is using the day as a Learning Community event, in conjunction with the Diversity Committee, to present a St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, recognizing Irish American Heritage Month at the Culinary Arts/Banquet Hall building.
WSCC to show off new School of Nursing and Center for Science, other renovations on campus
Wallace State Community College will show off its newest facility, the School of Nursing and Center for Science, at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, with an open house, ribbon cutting and tours of it and other recently renovated facilities. A number of local and state dignitaries will be in attendance, and the public is invited to attend.
Wallace State broke ground on the new School of Nursing and Center for Science Building in February 2012. Classes began in the facility during the spring semester as the final touches were added and faculty and staff settled into their new offices. The 115,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility houses nursing, biology and other health science classes.
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SOUTHERN STYLE: Mystery of afterlife gains scientific recognition
The faithful have never doubted the existence of an afterlife, but for some non-believers, the subject of life after death has been, arguably, one of the greatest mysteries of all time. Where do we go when we leave this life?
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