RCC announces Excel class

ASHEBORO — Randolph Community College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division will offer an “MS Excel, Basic” course beginning in March that will include introductory and intermediate levels. The class will meet from 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 20-April 19. Students will learn to create/edit simple worksheets, work with menus and toolbars, use basic formulas, learn about date and time functions, and more. The cost is $70. For more information or to register, call 336-633-0268.


Freese and Nichols adds engineers

RALEIGH — Freese and Nichols, Inc., a professional consulting firm serving clients across the Southeast and Southwest U.S., announced it has enhanced its water/wastewater capabilities for partners throughout North Carolina with the additions of David Malinauskas, P.E.; Brian White, P.E.; and Marsha Leroux, E.I.T. Malinauskas and White are senior project managers in Raleigh, and Leroux is a project engineer in Greensboro. Leroux is spearheading the company’s water/wastewater efforts in the Triad. For more information, visit freese.com.


Prices at the pump dip

RALEIGH — Average retail gasoline prices in North Carolina have fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.37 per gallon based on a daily survey of 6,092 gas outlets in the state. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1 cent per gallon in the last week to $2.51 per gallon, according to GasBuddy. Including the change in gas prices in North Carolina during the past week, prices were 19.2 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 6.4 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 5.0 cents per gallon during the last month.


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