NC lawmakers vote to extend stopgap spending measure
In Education News: North Carolina lawmakers have voted to give themselves another 2½ weeks to work out a two-year budget deal. The extension now going until Aug. 31, keeps additional funds to pay for increased public school enrollment statewide and higher salaries for early-career teachers. The House and Senate still haven’t agreed yet on funding levels for teacher assistants, raising some worries for school districts as most classes start in the next two weeks. http://m.wxii12.com/news/NC-lawmakers-vote-to-extend-stopgap-spending-measure/34692052
Pecan Pie M&Ms officially hit store shelves
In Food News: With the holiday season quickly approaching, it’s time to prepare your stomach for fall flavors. This year, Mars Brand is adding Pecan Pie M&Ms to their family of sweet treats. The limited-edition M&Ms were first spotted on store shelves on Tuesday. Should be able to find at retail locations displayed in the “Halloween sections”
Hanes Brand Sale:
Sale Alert: We now have the days and times for the Annual Hanes Brands Sample Sale. It will be Tuesday August 25 through Saturday August 29 at the WS Fairgournds Education Building. Free Parking is available off Decon Blvd.
NBC entertainment had two words Thursday on whether Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump would ever return as host of “The Celebrity Apprentice:” Absolutely not. The show will not be back next season, but will return in the future with a new host.