Champion To Expand – Pickens Sentinel

By Sandy Foster LIBERTY – Champion Aerospace in Liberty is expanding its product line, bringing an opportunity for 30 to 45 new jobs to the area, according to company officials. In September 2008, the company acquired the products from Unison Industries, LLC, a subsidiary of General Electric, including highly engineered SLICK magnetos, harnesses and components.…

D.W. Daniel High Ranked By Newsweek/Washington Post – Independent Mail

By Vince Jackson CENTRAL — In a national survey of high schools “ranking rigor of course offerings,” Central’s D.W. Daniel ranked 18th in the state this year and 1,087th nationally. The “Newsweek” magazine/Washington Post annual survey determines what those publications deem the “top” high schools in the country. To determine rankings, officials measured the rigor…