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December 17, 2014

The Jacksonville News

OPEN ENROLLMENT

Schools Superintendent Jon Paul Campbell on Monday asked board members to begin weighing whether the system should open enrollment to more out-of-district students.

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Local News

Firemen help residents have merry Christmas

Sandra Caldwell, president of the Daughters of the King at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, is grateful for many things at Christmastime. One group she’s especially grateful for is the Jacksonville Professional Fire Fighters Association 3948 which collected enough food to feed 60 families in Jacksonville.

Opinion

SHERRY KUGHN: Help others, help yourself

A 2007 report, based on U.S. Census data, stated that baby boomers would soon change the world of volunteerism. The report was sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service, which seeks to “improve lives and strengthen communities” through encouraging volunteerism.  The report stated that volunteering would likely rise by 50% as those born between 1946-1967 would use their accumulation of skills and assets to help others. That was before the 2008 recession. 

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