Vernon College Dean Dr. Gary Harkey Dies in Crash

<p>Vernon College’s dean of instructional services, Dr. Gary Harkey, died in a truck accident last week. According to officials his front left tire blew out on his pick-up.  The truck rolled multiple times and Harkey was ejected from the vehicle. Dr. Harkey was at Vernon College for 8 years.</p>

Ferrum College Releases President Joseph Spooner from his Contract

<p>Dr. Joseph Spooner, president of Ferrum College, was released from his contract 3 months early.  There was no clear reason given for the dismissal. Chris Burnley, vice president of business, has been named the interim top executive on campus.</p>