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FRATERNITY NEWS
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
OMEGA PSI PHI Last month, the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity announced a $50,000 endowment fund for North Carolina A&T State University. This is the first endowed scholarship by any of the Divine 9 fraternities or sororities at N.C. A&T. The endowment, named after A&T alumnus Dr. Ronald E. McNair, will support undergraduate members of the fraternity
 
Program prepares children for transition into kindergarten
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
DURHAM – Durham’s Transition to Kindergarten Initiative, through Durham’s Partnership for Children, wants to make sure every child’s transition into kindergarten is as smooth as possible. “The transition into this really formal school system can be really hard because 50 percent of the kids who go to kindergarten haven’t
 
Keep the trick out of Halloween treats
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
WINSTON-SALEM – A bag of Halloween candy isn't all treats for the one in 13 U.S. kid who suffers from food allergies. One group is working to make this year's holiday a little less tricky. Angela Fuller, founder of Food Allergy Families of the Triad, organized her group after her child was born with food allergies. She says she appreciates those who
 
Angier-Driver streetscape project culminates in celebration
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
DURHAM – Music emanated from Samuel and Sons Barbershop across the street from the Angier Baptist Church parking lot Oct. 11, where community members gathered to celebrate the unveiling of the Angier-Driver Streetscape Project. The ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the completion of the $4.8 million construction project that began in April 2013. The
 
From gang member to community leader
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
DURHAM – Dwight Whitaker II had been involved in a gang since he was 10 years old and found himself in jail for a crime he said he didn’t commit. Then, on June 16, 2010, he said he found God, which would be the turning point for his life. The connection with his religion led him to his current work in the Durham community and with the men's
 
EDCI initiative creates big futures for little lives
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
DURHAM – East Durham Children’s Initiative is an organization that provides programs for children who are struggling or failing in school. “Our mission is to make sure that we have kids who are prepared for college or career – academically, socially and personally as well,” President and CEO David Reese said. EDCI serves
 

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NC State grant trains future mental health professionals

RALEIGH – According to the World Health Organization, half of those diagnosed with a

Roundtable to shape Durham community

DURHAM – The Bull City abounds with programs dedicated to helping mold the community for

Durham CAN celebrates progress

DURHAM – The Emily K Center auditorium was home to almost 500 people for a town-hall type