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Help find missing Durham child
Thursday, November 20, 2014
If you see this missing child, call (919) 560-4600 or 911.
 
Fayetteville Elementary makes sure no child is left behind
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
DURHAM – With winter right around the corner, Fayetteville Elementary School hopes to help every student in need. “We try to make sure no student is forgotten and has food, warm clothing, and any other school materials they need,” Assistant Principal Charlotte Wilson said. The school has a long list of charities that donate clothes,
 
MLK Jr. essay contest winners honored
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
RALEIGH – The McCrory administration’s Human Relations Commission recognized three winners of the Martin Luther King Jr. Commission’s youth essay contest. The essays were evaluated on their understanding of the life and philosophy of Dr. King, and the impact of his vision on the writer’s personal dreams and goals. The awards went
 
Rogers Road opens new community center
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
CHAPEL HILL – It was a beautiful but chilly day in the Rogers Road neighborhood. The long awaited Rogers Road Community Center is now open and will be ready for business by the start of next week. The new space offers the community a place to gather for camaraderie, service, and recreational activities for both youth and adults. “We have a lot
 
American Indian Heritage Festival returns
Thursday, November 13, 2014
RALEIGH – It is no wonder that the 19th Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration at the N.C. Museum of History was named a “top 20 event” by the Southeast Tourism Society. This family-friendly festival will take place Nov. 22, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Members of all eight state-recognized tribes come from across North Carolina to participate
 
Lifting NC children out of poverty
Thursday, November 13, 2014
RALEIGH – To lift children out of poverty, their parents also need a hand. A report released Wednesday underlines the importance of supporting children and their parents at the same time, instead of focusing on one group or the other, to help ensure their success. The Annie E. Casey Foundation research highlights the fact that 50 percent of families
 
Suspensions: lost in despair
Thursday, November 13, 2014
The purpose of suspensions is to take a student out of an environment where a problem was caused or one is brewing. The goal of a modern school is to keep a child in a structured learning environment at all cost. The idea of suspension is the exact opposite of what schools try to accomplish. I know because I’ve been there. An example of these
 
HBCU NEWS
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
ST. AUGUSTINE’S Martin Street Baptist Church was the location of St. Augustine’s National Alumni Association’s second annual Dr. Wiley M. & Mrs. Mary H. Davis Scholarship Gala. Named in honor of educators, the gala is the premier fundraiser for NAA and is billed as one of the most attended homecoming activities. Incorporated into the
 
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Help find missing Durham child

If you see this missing child, call (919) 560-4600 or 911.

‘Big House’ Gaines honored with character award

Winston-Salem State legendary basketball coach Clarence “Big House” Gaines will

Public weigh in on transit future

DURHAM – If all gets approved and goes as planned, the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit