Noteworthy

Area schools honored for health efforts

Posted August 6, 2009 5:45 p.m. EDT
Updated August 6, 2009 5:46 p.m. EDT

— Former President Clinton and Rachel Ray honored five area schools Thursday for their participation in the healthy schools program.

The schools -- Hollister, Scotland Neck and Inborden elementary schools in Halifax County, Long Mill Elementary in Franklin County and Vaughn Elementary in Warren County -- are among 100 nationwide to be recognized for efforts to make their campuses into healthier places for students to learn and staff to work.