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HMS Fifth Graders Celebrate D.A.R.E. Program

HMS Fifth Graders Celebrate D.A.R.E. Program

Hayesville’s fifth graders celebrate completion of the D.A.R.E. program designed to prevent young people from abusing drugs, alcohol and tobacco. Hayesville Middle School fifth grade students participated in the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program. D.A.R.E. is a...
Rocky River Elementary Celebrates D.A.R.E. Graduation

Rocky River Elementary Celebrates D.A.R.E. Graduation

Rocky River Elementary School and the Concord Police Department recently celebrated the graduation of 5th grade students from the D.A.R.E. Program. During the ceremony all graduating students received a graduation certificate, and some students received medals for...
D.A.R.E. To Be Great: Marion Fifth Graders Complete 10-week Program

D.A.R.E. To Be Great: Marion Fifth Graders Complete 10-week Program

Marion Elementary fifth graders completed 10 weeks of D.A.R.E. taught by School Resource Officer Michael Hensely of the Marion Police Department. Marion Elementary fifth graders graduated with the knowledge to make good choices with lessons they learned from Drug...
January 2019 KARE Donation to Ronald McDonald House

January 2019 KARE Donation to Ronald McDonald House

Because of you, families are embraced in a community of love, a home away from home, while their children fight big battles. Thank you for keeping families close. Thank you for your generous donation. Thank you for your love…

‘D.A.R.E.’ Program Revamped to Tackle Opioid Abuse

‘D.A.R.E.’ Program Revamped to Tackle Opioid Abuse

WAKE FOREST, N.C. — Drug education programs in schools used to involve just illegal drugs, but with today’s opioid crisis, that list must now include legally prescribed but highly addictive medications. In 2015, Wake County Public Schools replaced D.A.R.E. with...
Eastfield Students Graduate D.A.R.E.

Eastfield Students Graduate D.A.R.E.

Four classes of fifth graders at Eastfield Global Magnet School graduated the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program taught by Officer Michael Hensley. The students were on the brink of getting cupcakes and punch, and a group picture was just not in the...
Survey: One-Third of High Schoolers Use Tobacco Products

Survey: One-Third of High Schoolers Use Tobacco Products

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. — Nearly one-third of high schoolers in eastern North Carolina use tobacco products, according to a recent release of North Carolina’s 2017 Youth Tobacco Survey. Over half of those smokers use e-cigarettes. All Brunswick County fifth...
Pitt County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. Event

Pitt County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. Event

Deputy Will Judge, Sgt. Clemmie German, Deputy Freda Godley-Hines, Deputy Les Jackson, Deputy Lee Darnell, and Deputy Marcia Perkins as they sing Happy Birthday to a surprised family…