Oregon-Davis to Host Back-to-School Open House Next Wednesday

The Oregon-Davis School Corporation will welcome students back to school next week. O-D will host its annual back-to-school open house on Wednesday, August 7 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Hot dogs, chips, and water will be served, and a mobile health bus will be there to provide immunizations and sports physicals. Students, parents, guardians, and community members are invited to attend.

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Hamlet Residents Call for Better Housing, More Local Jobs during Comprehensive Plan Input Session

A lack of quality housing options and major employment opportunities are a couple of challenges residents think are facing the Town of Hamlet. More than 20 residents discussed what they like about the town and what they think is missing, during an input session Tuesday, as part of Hamlet’s comprehensive planning process.

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Paving Portion of Hamlet’s Starke Street Project Wrapping Up, Sidewalk Work to Start Soon

The paving portion of Hamlet’s Starke Street project is essentially complete. Walsh & Kelly rebuilt the road from Plymouth Street to U.S. 30, making drainage improvements in the process. During Wednesday’s town council meeting, Council President Dave Kesvormas said the street looks really good. It was also mentioned that no drainage issues were noticed the last time it rained.

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Oregon-Davis School Board Removes eLearning Days from School Calendar

The Oregon-Davis School Corporation is doing away with eLearning days. Superintendent Dr. Don Harman says the decision was made after talking to teachers, parents, and community members. “We firmly believe we want students here at school to get direct instruction, and there’s really no research out there that supports students’ achievement will increase with eLearning days,” he says.  Continue reading