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Camp Lejeune News

August, 2011

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Local law enforcement cracking down on speeding in school zones August 31, 2011 — Driving faster than the posted speed limit anywhere, on any road, is illegal – common knowledge, right? However, for those who choose to do so, especially in a school zone, particularly in North Carolina, are in for an expensive surprise.The N.C. Senate Bill 49, which went into effect Aug. 25, states that the penalty for speeding in a school zone MORE
NHCL foresees Hurricane Irene’s labor-inducing powers August 30, 2011 — Human physiology is something that, even after centuries of medical practice and research, is still not completely understood. Much akin to how the moon’s influence over the Earth’s tides was once a mystery, such can be said for the effect that drastic changes in the weather have over full-term pregnant women.Hurricane Irene was a storm that some MORE
Hurricane Irene No Match For Base August 28, 2011 — Now that Hurricane Irene has passed through Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, base officials have been working around the clock to pick up the damage caused by the storm. The base has experienced loss of power, fallen trees and what preliminary estimates place as $2.4 million in damages. Preparation for the hurricane included meetings to discuss MORE
Senior leader breakfast kicks off 2011 Combined Federal Campaign August 26, 2011 — Senior leaders from around Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune gathered at the Paradise Point Officers’ Club, Aug. 17, for the annual Combined Federal Campaign breakfast and training session to kick off next year’s donation process.This year marks the CFC’s 50th anniversary.Since President John F. Kennedy established the CFC in 1961, the campaign has MORE
Bait n' wait: MCB Camp Lejeune to allow baiting for bow hunters August 26, 2011 — If you’re a bow hunter and love nothing more than venison, then this is your year to hunt aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.Starting Sept. 10 and running through Jan. 2, 2012 during deer season, bow hunters will be allowed to bait in designated bow hunting areas, such as those closer to the front gate of MCB Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Air MORE
Women’s Equality Day 2011 August 26, 2011 — Women in the United States were given the right to vote on Aug. 26, 1920, when the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was signed. The amendment was first introduced many years earlier in 1878.The 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution tore down the last formal barrier to women’s enfranchisement in our Nation and empowered MORE
Lejeune High School starts with high expectations August 25, 2011 — The Lejeune High School aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, has opened its doors and is welcoming the new school year with an upgraded campus and high expectations from both the students and the staff.Fall sports have already kicked off and Principal Eric Steimel has nothing but good things to say about Lejeune High School.“We already have MORE
Sneads Ferry Gate finished three months ahead of time August 25, 2011 — Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune’s Sneads Ferry Gate, which has been under construction to help accommodate the increased traffic flow into the base, is finished – three and a half months ahead of schedule.The $507,000 project was completed earlier this month and has upgraded the back entrance. Prior to construction, there was only one incoming and MORE
Parents, care providers, educators learn how to ‘choose their battles’ with children August 24, 2011 — The Challenging Children daytime workshop, presented by Butterfly Effects, has been held since February this year and helps parents, teachers and care providers with various behavioral topics. These include what to do when a child starts screaming in public for no reason, how to react and how to help children have better behavior in any situation MORE
Lejeune High School Devil Pups football team sets high expectations August 24, 2011 — The Lejeune High School Devil Pups’ football team has been very active this past summer and is preparing to make a dramatic change from just one season ago.Finishing at 2-10 last season and losing in the first round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Associations 1A playoffs to Wallace-Rose Hill High School, Devil Pups’ Head Coach Darryl MORE

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