Longtime Executive Director of the Kenan Center Announces Retirement | local news

Longtime Executive Director of the Kenan Center Announces Retirement |  local news

Longtime executive director Susan Przybyl this week announced her departure from the Kenan Center effective March 31, 2023. “It’s extremely difficult to step down after almost 25 years at the Kenan Center,” Przybyl said. “I’m leaving Kenan Center in a good place to move forward. We have strived to keep up with best practices during … Read more

The longtime Burke educator announces his retirement

The longtime Burke educator announces his retirement

From personnel reports A longtime Burke County educator, principal and administrator announced his retirement, according to New Dimensions: A Public Charter School (NDS) sources. After nearly 40 years in education, most of it in Burke County, NDS principal David Burleson announced his retirement in a letter of resignation presented to the school Wednesday. Burleson’s resignation … Read more

Chamber Hears About Small Business Pension Plans | local business

Chamber Hears About Small Business Pension Plans |  local business

At the Farmington Regional Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, held at the Centene Center on August 18, speakers Paul Meinsen and Lisa Sumpter gave a presentation on small business pension plans. Meinsen is a Certified Financial Planner and Financial Advisor to Edward Jones, whose office is at 108 W. Columbia St. Sumpter is also a certified … Read more

Column: 17 seconds | local entertainment

Column: 17 seconds |  local entertainment

As daylight hours lengthen, my awareness of time shrinks and stretches with changes in activity. Who else would be amazed at how much one could accomplish when a microwave oven takes 60 seconds to chill a fresh cup of coffee? I recently read on the Internet, the great authority filled with fact and fiction, that … Read more

Will Partygate fallout ring the death knell for Tory rule at Wandsworth after 44 years?

“ We were written off four years ago,” recalled Ravi Govindia, Tory leader of Wandsworth Council – London’s flagship Conservative borough. “Sadiq Khan came to the earl for a big celebration and he ran off.” Despite winning the 2018 referendum and gaining seven councillors, Labour’s hopes of taking control of a council that has been … Read more

What ballet dancers can teach us about retirement

What ballet dancers can teach us about retirement

People approaching retirement face a variety of challenges, from purely financial to the larger question of how to make the most of the next phase of life. But imagine facing the same challenges while still in your 30s or 40s. Such is the fate of the ballet dancer. Most dancers have relatively short stage careers, … Read more

Percussion team has Goshen roots | Entertainment

Percussion team has Goshen roots |  Entertainment

For Tristan Swihart, a former student of Northridge and a native of Goshen, the music is “special”. “Music is one of those rare things that can really unite people from all kinds of backgrounds,” Swihart said. “At the end of the day, I love playing music that I love listening to myself, and being able … Read more