November 15, 2021
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DCPS considering student advocate position

Oct. 20—The Daviess County Public Schools Board of Education is considering for approval the creation of a new student services advocate who would help deal with the impending concerns of graduation rates, and behavioral and attendance issues.Should board members approve the position at their next meeting, a person in this position would assist stu...

Scammers Target Over 55s In £550m Pension Grab

Clever scammers offering get-rich-quick investments have tried to trick 80 per cent of investors aged over 55 out of their savings in the past year.Hard-nosed fraudsters target the over 55s because they know they have access to their pensions and often need advice about the best way to invest their moneyBut as scams become more sophisticated, it’s ...

Christchurch man charged over alleged $400k scam denied bail

A 26-year-old Christchurch man accused of scamming people out of nearly $400,000 has pleaded not guilty and been denied bail at his first court appearance. The man was arrested after police carried out a search warrant at a house in Hornby on Wednesday morning. It came after an investigation into alleged serious fraud offences, police said. He h...