College, area high schools plan for live graduation ceremonies | Local News

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SHERIDAN — Sheridan College and high schools serving Sheridan County’s three K-12 districts are hoping to go “live” during commencement ceremonies next month, as state and national officials ease COVID-19 protocols.

After hosting a virtual graduation last fall, Sheridan College officials recently announced the college would host an in-person graduation May 1 at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. Some of the COVID-19 protocols will still be in place, as those attending will be encouraged but not required to wear masks and seating for family members will be limited to allow for social distancing.

“It’s been one long year,” said Walter

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New Mexico camp pauses plan to house migrant children

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A private Christian camp in northern New Mexico says it won’t be sheltering immigrant children for the foreseeable future

SANTA FE, N.M. — A private Christian camp in northern New Mexico won’t be hosting immigrant children from the U.S.-Mexico border for the foreseeable future, camp officials said Thursday.

“At this point we’re not moving forward as an (Emergency Intake Site) location,” chief financial officer Patrick Price told The Associated Press.

Earlier this week,

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ScaleGrid Adds Oracle Cloud for Managed Database Hosting | National News

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PALO ALTO, Calif., March 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — ScaleGrid, a leading Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) provider, has just announced support for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) through their fully managed database hosting plans. In addition to their AWS, Azure, Google Cloud (GCP) and DigitalOcean hosting solutions, ScaleGrid now offers OCI hosting for MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis™ and MongoDB® database.

Oracle Cloud is a relatively new cloud computing service offered by Oracle Corporation, the company behind the Oracle commercial database and open source MySQL database, that was made available in 2016 to put Oracle on the map against global competitors AWS and Azure.

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Scala Web Hosting Review | PCMag

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Choosing the right web hosting service comes down to your needs. You might be a business owner who needs a powerful, dedicated server for selling products online or a hobbyist writer who simply needs a low-cost shared server for blogging purposes. Scala Hosting believes there’s ample space for something in the middle. While Scala Hosting offers many options, such as shared, WordPress, and reseller hosting, its primary offering is managed cloud VPS. Scala touts this option as the best of all worlds, with reliability, performance, and support that takes server maintenance out of your hands. In our tests, Scala Hosting

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DART hosting community meetings for proposed changes in bus network | Carrollton Leader

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Dallas Area Rapid Transit has scheduled a series of virtual community meetings to gather feedback on a pending redesign of its entire bus network.

Community meetings will take place on at noon Thursday for Plano, noon April 28 for Carrollton, 6:30 p.m. May 12 for Rowlett and noon May 24 for Garland.

These sessions will focus on a five-year service plan dubbed “DARTzoom: A New Bus Network,” which has been in its second phase of planning since fall 2020. This phase follows one in which DART developed a series of network proposals with input from municipal partners, employers, transit workers

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Sea Dogs unveil initial plans to host home games this season at Hadlock Field

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The Portland Sea Dogs are moving forward with plans to host fans for the 2021 Eastern League baseball season.

The ballclub on Tuesday announced that it has gained state approval for its reopening plan, which includes hosting players, coaches, employees and fans at Hadlock Field in Portland.

The Sea Dogs, the Class AA minor-league affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, plan to open the season by allowing 2,087 fans, 28 percent of stadium capacity. The reduction is designed to help ensure the safety of all involved.

The ballpark will be set up with seating pods ranging from sets of two

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