ChalleNGe Academy blazes trails for Belville Riverwalk

Challenge academy blazes trails for Belville Riverwalk By Brian Slattery of  brunswickbeacon.com Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 7:23 pm (Updated: April 29, 7:24 pm) BELVILLE — The first inroads into creating the Brunswick Riverwalk at Belville were made by a visiting community service group Saturday, April 26. Belville Public Works Technician Pat Walsh updated the town board on …

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Gaston Gazzette

National Guard program helps at-risk high school dropouts By Staff reports Published: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 11:22 AM. A North Carolina program is working to inspire and challenge young adults. The Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy is a quasi-military style program for at-risk high school dropouts and is sponsored by the North Carolina National Guard. Retired …

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Sampson Independant

ChalleNGe Director holds ‘Meet and Greet’ On Jan. 16, Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy hosted a ‘Meet and Greet’ with Sampson Community College. Those attending from Sampson Community College were Dr. Paul Hutchins, president; Dr. Gillispie, vice president of Academic Affairs; Ann Butler, Candy Taylor, Oscar Rodriguez, Donnete Pope, Toledo Kemmer, Alonza Royal and Richard Stephenson. Colonel(Retired)Edwards …

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New Tarheel ChalleNGe Director passionate about ‘changing,’ ‘saving’ struggling youth

New Tarheel ChalleNGe Director passionate about ‘changing,’ ‘saving’ struggling youth   By Lauren Williams Staff Writer A “higher calling” and a servant’s heart is what retired Colonel Edward W. Timmons, Sr. said led him to Salemburg to serve as the new director of the North Carolina National Guard’s Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy. “I was retired only …

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