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CBC low cost program aims to give citizens a brighter smile
The Coastal Bend College dental hygiene program invites the community to take advantage of the low cost dental care services available at the college. The CBC Dental Hygiene clinic offers reduced p...
Sep 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Through tears & hardships
The eyes of Annette Rodriguez twinkle as she cannot take them off her recently earned high school diploma. She joined six others Thursday afternoon for a brief but first summer graduation ceremony ...
Sep 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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CBC TRiO students attend annual leadership conference
Contributed information What defines a leader? TRiO students from Coastal Bend College were asked just that while attending the Texas Association of Student Special Services Programs’ (TASSSP) 16th...
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Donation to education
Employees from Child Protective Services showed up in force to carry donated school supplies to their vehicles earlier this month. The items, which included stacks of notebooks, glue, crayons, fold...
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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School begins in BISD
Monday was the first day of school for students in Beeville ISD and the other districts within Bee County. With so many students headed back to class, there will undoubtedly be more traffic on the ...
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pettus ISD voters to decide board positions
PETTUS – The Pettus Independent School District is gearing up for two November elections – one general, one special. Voters on Nov. 4 will decide who will fill five of the board’s seven seats — inc...
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BISD staff will see 4% more on their paychecks
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE — Beeville Independent School District employees are getting a 4 percent raise this next fiscal year. BISD trustees approved the raise, which is part of the district’s FY2014-2015 budget. ...
Otte receives master’s from Troy University
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
TROY, Alabama – Irma Otte of Beeville graduated this summer from Troy University’s Global Campus division. Otte received a master of science in human resource management degree. More than 350 stude...
JHS Mighty Trojan Band
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The A.C. Jones High School Mighty Trojan Band and Color Guard gear up for the coming school year and athletic season.
CBC announces new Accelerated Learning Academy addition
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Coastal Bend College’s (CBC) latest addition to its vast course offerings is its new Accelerated Learning Academy (ALA). The ALA aims to increase the number of courses offered during non-traditiona...
CBC board, Espinoza present balanced budget
by Bill Clough
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Coastal Bend College trustees have approved both a proposed budget and a proposed tax rate for 2015. The board met in special session Wednesday evening last week. CBC President Dr. Beatr...
BISD accepting G/T referrals
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Beeville lSD will accept referrals in August for the placement of students in the 2014-2015 Gifted/Talented Program. In order to be considered for the program, referral forms must be submitted to t...
national news
CDC Director, Dr. Thomas Frieden, speaks at the CDC headquarters in Atlanta
By Julie Steenhuysen and Sharon Begley (Reuters) - A man who flew from Liberia to Texas has becom...
2014-09-30 19:59:26 -0500
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A police vehicle and residents are seen at the crime scene where mayor of Bell Gardens, California Daniel Crespo was shot, at a condo in Bell Gardens, California
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The mayor of a small Los Angeles suburb was shot to death...
2014-10-01 00:29:11 -0500
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U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Secret Service faced scathing critici...
2014-09-30 20:20:16 -0500
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In this Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 photo, Aiden Crott, 7, center, helps Daniel Hernadez, 5, with his ScratchJr iPad program while Talia Levitt, 7, right, works with hers at the Eliot-Pearson Children's School in Medford, Mass. Researchers created the app that teaches basic computer programming to kindergartners. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Researchers in Massachusetts have created an app that teaches basic compu...
2014-10-01 01:00:14 -0500
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