The raised beds sat neglected next to the teachers’ parking lot a year ago. That was when teachers Scott Madej and Brandon Lilly decided to get involved, figuring they could offer some new ideas to students.
Does the sight of school supplies make you nostalgic for days gone by?
With hopes of giving more adults the chance to read, the Moore County Literacy Council is moving its Read Moore Center to a larger location.
As students at Robbins Elementary School run out the doors of this final day of school, ready to begin summer vacation, Slayton Maness leaves campus with a sense of accomplishment that goes beyond completing the third grade.
Moore County Literacy Council executive director Susan Sherard does not mince words when describing illiteracy as a “silent epidemic.”
'Doors are open that you could never walk in.'
In North Carolina and Moore County, roughly one in five adults lacks the basic reading and writing skills to function in daily life, according to the CASAS Adult Literacy Estimate.
Moore County native Greg Ritter has led a storied life with many trials.
Attorney Bruce Cunningham says his mother, Marjorie Cunningham, has left a lasting impression on him because of her vigor for life, curiosity, optimism and tolerance.
Norma Jannone greets her students with a smile as they gather on the carpeted floor in her classroom to talk about the day’s weather.
Thirty years ago, the Sandhills branch of the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina opened in Moore County with a mission to ensure that no one in the community goes hungry.