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Burlington Times News (Newspaper) - September 2, 2015, Burlington, North Carolina Times news 128th year no. 40 Burlington North Carolina wednesday september 2, 2015 www.thetlmesnew8.com 75 cents race relations forum draws standing room Only crowd a City Council for Owen a fond sendoff newly retired manager receives key to City order of Long Leaf Pine by Anna Johnson times news Ajohnson Theta Desnews. Com Harold Owen was retired for less than a Day before he was dragged Back into a Burlington City Council meeting. When he was asked where head like to sit he said a in the Back Owen who served As the City s City manager for the last decade and worked for the City for 40 years was honoured with several local and _ state awards during the Council meeting i ies f comment on Day. This Story he was Given the order of the Long Leaf Pine a Flag that flew Over the state Capitol a proclamation in his Honor and a key to the City. A the has stood the test of time Quot Glen Raven ceo Allen Gant said. A the has seen Many leaders come and go but he stayed the course and delivered the strategies that pushed Burlington to new Heights. His steady hand has prevailed when times were Tough or just downright bad. His leadership has been superlative for All of see fond sendoff / Page a2 a Job Market employers sign off on apprenticeship program by Bill Cresenzo times news Bare serum Theta Desnews. Com a times at a glance patting the Bosh on cabbage in search of a tastier coleslaw creative chefs Are turning to beets Kohlrabi and other off the beaten path ingredients food cd nation a county clerk in Kentucky remained defiant tuesday in the face of a court order to Issue marriage licenses to same sex couples. A3 Region the Alamance a act on tuesday asked Republican . Rep. Mark Walker for his support in voting rights legislation. By weather partly Cloudy 92 details age Alo Mary Klein Grade 2 blessed sacrament school photos by Steven Mantilla / times news the Rev. Patrice Fields of St. Matthew ame Church right listens tuesday As former state sen. Tony Foriest Speaks during a question and answer segment of Community connections improving race relations in the United states at Elon University. Foriest told the crowd that it is everyone a responsibility to stand up to racism. Panellists examine racial Divide almost Here. By Natalie Allison Janicello times news Callison Theta Desnews. Com Elon a organizers were forced to bring in extra seating tuesday night to accommodate the crowd that showed up for the first of four forums dealing with an Issue being underscored in news stories and Public rallies around the country How people of different races get along. A most people find it very very difficult to even talk about race a a much less trying to solve some l comment on the problems a this Story said former state sen. Tony Foriest one of four panellists at tuesday s Community connections forum held at Elon University in partnership with the times news. A you have to understand it takes a tremendous amount of Effort if we re going to dispel some of the myths that have been perpetuated for several Hundred years. People have to understand when you talk about race it brings up some raw emotions because you re dispelling things you have been taught you have a As College football season opens Elon quarterback struggles to Cope with personal tragedy a is a Duke opens season with a rather later than Normal Kickoff time a is sports Elon freshman Kenneth Brownjr. Asks panellists How Young people can help improve race relations during tuesdays forum. Seen you have Learned to live with Over the titled a improving race relations in the United states a the forum featured three other panellists in addition to Foriest Jim Bissett a professor of history at Elon University Barrett Brown president of Alamance a act and the Rev. Patrice Fields pastor of St. Matthew ame Church in Burlington. Jason Husser assistant professor of political science and assistant director of the Elon poll moderated the discussion posing initial questions about How society can work on race relations the historical significance of race issues and the role of Faith communities in the fight against racism. Fields spoke about How people of Faith a must Deal with truth Quot in order to find solutions to race related see racial Divide Page a2 a higher education Elon buys property for future convocation Cente facility will be used for athletic contests special events times news Elon a Elon University bought nearly 20 acres next to Campus that it plans to use for its proposed convocation Center. According to a University Media release Elon bought 19.5 acres from Kaye and Joseph Murray and their family Trust. It is part of the Cable family Homestead West of the University shunt softball Park off North Williamson Avenue. The acreage Cost about $1,267,500, according to county deed records. Elonis Board of Yustes designated the land As the preferred location for a 5,000-seat convocation Center which is part of the University a strategic plan called the Elon commitment. A gift from major donors Furman and Susan Moseley bought the land. He is a 1956 Elon graduate. Elonis Moseley Center is named after the couple and they Are founders of the Susan scholarships. The convocation Center could Host Many of the Large indoor events now held in alumni gym such As basketball and volleyball games and Spring and fall convocations but also let the University Host larger events than the 1,600-seat gym can accommodate. The University could even Host a presidential debate. The Center will be called the Schar Center after Dwight and Martha Schar who designated $8 million of a $ 12 million donation in december for it. It was the largest private gift in the University a buys property / Page a2 seven Alamance county manufacturers signed an agreement tuesday to provide jobs for Alamance Burlington school system students who successfully Complete a Brand new four apprenticeship program at Alamance county Community College that will begin next year. Representatives from the companies held a news conference tuesday morning at the Alamance county area chamber of Commerce which partnered with the ass and acc to launch the career accelerator program. Chamber president Mac Williams called the partnership he said the program will help build a future skilled workforce and provide pathways to careers versus just jobs. T he companies involved in the project Are a engineered controls International a global specially valve and control supplier to the Industrial and alternative fuel Market a fairy Stone fabrics which specializes in Warp knit fabrics a gun driveline a supplier of automotive driveline components and systems a Glen Raven a manufacturer of textiles a Bypro a plastics manufacturer a Sandvik which supplies Metal cutting tools to the Metal Industry an see employers sign off / Page a2 a a Haggard site of purchased property 19.5 acres University alumni e. Haggard Avenue source. 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