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Slipping the Surly Bonds: Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk

RALEIGH, NC December 17, 2013 – On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright made their first successful powered flight in a heavier-than-air craft. The story of the Wright brothers began in Dayton, Ohio, where they owned and operated a bicycle store. Seasonal slumps in sales forced the brothers to expand, and they decided […]


First Flight’s new shooting club competes in its first District 1 Hunter Safety Tournament

By Christopher Oakes Staff Writer The school’s newest club, the shooting team, participated along with 16 other high school teams from this district in its first District 1 Hunter Safety Tournament on Saturday, March 31 at the 4-H Environmental Center in Columbia. The team is coached by Samuel Ballard and […]