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Avoid holiday scams
Friday, December 19, 2014
RALEIGH – While the holidays are a time of giving, experts say con artists are ready to take whatever they can from unsuspecting North Carolinians. Whether consumers are shopping in person or online, scammers are getting smarter, and some of their biggest cons involve fake charities, gift-card fraud and online shopping, said Amy Nofziger with the
 
MEAC tickets set to go on sale
Thursday, December 18, 2014
WOMEN N.C. Central Eagles, are you ready for the 2015 MEAC Tournament? All right, maybe not for the women, but tix go on sale Jan. 2 for Eagle Club members, Jan. 12 for national alumni and Jan. 23 for the general. Note, there is a $14 difference between what Eagle Club members pay and the public. St. Augustine’s Drama is back at St. Aug’s.
 
Southernís Jamaal Martin earns highest GPA
Thursday, December 18, 2014
When Southern University defensive back Jamaal Ali Martin decided to be the best he could be academically, he never had a vision of being anything other than a very good college student. “It was solely to prove everybody who doubted me, or counted me out, wrong,” Martin said. “Now I can say ‘I told you so.’” Martin can
 
Whirlwind of coaching moves
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Kermit Blount never had a chance. Six years ago, Blount got the shock of his life when then Winston-Salem State Athletics Director Bill Hayes fired him as football coach. Blount had coached at his alma mater for 16 years, racking up two CIAA championships along the way, and becoming the school’s all-time winningest coach. When the Rams decided to
 
Livingstone women stay unbeaten
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Winston-Salem State men (6-1) have moved up to No. 3 in the latest Atlantic Region Poll. The Rams trail No. 1 West Liberty and No. 2 Glenville State. Virginia Union senior forward Ashle Freeman became just the third women’s player to score more than 1,500 points in a Monday night loss to District of Columbia. Freeman had 26 points in the game. And
 
Military children enjoy Christmas holiday in the hangar
Thursday, December 18, 2014
MORRISVILLE – The TAC Air building at Raleigh-Durham International Airport received a special person by helicopter – the jolly man in red himself. Santa disembarked from the chopper as squealing children gathered on the front lines of the hangar greeted him like an old friend. The United Service Organization of North Carolina made Santa’s
 
New initiative helps Durham fight poverty
Thursday, December 18, 2014
An initiative to help those in poverty fight it and its negative effects has come to Northeast Central Durham. REAL (Relationships Equipping Allies and Leaders) Durham is a collaboration between a host of agencies: End Poverty Durham, Durham Congregations in Action, East Durham Children’s Initiative, Healthy Families Durham and the Durham Economic
 
HBCUs grad rates disappointingly low
Thursday, December 18, 2014
A recent analysis of black graduation rates at a large group of the nation’s historically black colleges and universities by the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education found at least half had graduation rates of 34 percent or lower. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the average national graduation rate is 59 percent while the
 
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Avoid holiday scams

RALEIGH – While the holidays are a time of giving, experts say con artists are ready to

MEAC tickets set to go on sale

WOMEN N.C. Central Eagles, are you ready for the 2015 MEAC Tournament? All right, maybe not

Southernís Jamaal Martin earns highest GPA

When Southern University defensive back Jamaal Ali Martin decided to be the best he could be