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Kid-run organization cultivates community
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
DURHAM – When Heven Rooks was 10 years old, she saw a homeless man begging for money. From that day forward, she and her parents have been inspired to make a difference. Thus, By R.E.A.L. Kids was born. By R.E.A.L. Kids is a membership organization for ages 7-13 “aimed at cultivating a generation of kids that are Responsible, Enterprising, and
 
Affordable housing remains top priority in Chapel Hill
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
An affordable housing development proposed for Legion Road remains a top community priority, in spite of recent news that its tax credit application was unsuccessful. The Town of Chapel Hill has set aside 8.5 acres of property for the development in the newly established Ephesus Fordham District. The plan is to develop two rental communities –
 
Ask Alma: A one-night stand with his brother
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Dear Alma, Ten years ago, I relocated to a new city. I wanted to meet new friends, so I joined an online dating service. One man in particular I really liked and slept with the same week. It didn’t turn out the way I wanted. He didn’t call me back, and that was the end of it. Now, fast forward to the present. For the past six months,
 
Downtown South District honors Mary Poole
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
RALEIGH – Last month, the Downtown South District of the Wake County Democratic Party honored longtime party leader Mary Poole at its annual leadership luncheon sponsored by District Coordinator Virginia Tally. Poole served as the first chairperson of Precinct 01-34, and has been dubbed the Matriarch of Precinct 01-34 by Tally. Poole has served terms
 
McCrory honors NCDOT HBCU interns
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
RALEIGH – Governor Pat McCrory hosted students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities who served as interns this summer for various N.C. Department of Transportation offices. Twenty students participated from six colleges and universities, representing 10 different fields of study and helping support more than 15 different offices and
 
Protect your child on the ‘information superhighway’
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
RALEIGH – Bullying is no longer a behavior that happens mostly on the playground or the school bus. Social media is providing online channels for negative interactions between children, with more than half of teens reporting they have witnessed online bullying. Experts like Peggy Caruso, a life coach and author of the book "Revolutionizing Your
 
Raleigh celebrates the ‘M.A.I.N. Event’ in September
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
RALEIGH – For the second consecutive year, Raleigh event producers who celebrate their “groove” in September have banded together to cross-promote the month of September as “The M.A.I.N. Event” in downtown Raleigh. M.A.I.N. is an acronym for music, arts, innovation and noise. Mayor Nancy McFarlane offered a preview of each of
 
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Tribute Exhibition

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Tour of Artists

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Hampton’s Williamson shines in season-opening loss

NORFOLK, Va. – Hampton junior quarterback Jaylian Williamson had a career day Saturday,

Play brings Rodney King back to life

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A new start for Eagles volleyball

N.C. Central The Nicki Holmes era begins this weekend. Hired as N.C. Central’s new