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Get noticed at your internship
Monday, June 26, 2017
You've landed a great internship, and you're ready to rock at your new job. You may think that it's only a matter of time until you're running the company – or at least getting hired to work there after graduation. Here's a reality check: Modern-day offices are hectic, fast-paced, and more often than not, staffed by overworked, stressed-out
 
New homes underway in Sanford
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
RALEIGH – Autumnwood homes are underway by its award-winning custom builder team of Preservation Homes, Prewitt Custom Homes, Tingen Construction Company and Walker DesignBuild. Located between highways 1 and 421, Autumnwood is minutes from downtown Sanford, 20 minutes to both Apex and Fayetteville, 22 minutes to I-540, and 42 minutes to Research
 
Black unemployment rate falls for the wrong reasons
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Black workers continued to experience lackluster job growth under the Trump administration, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department. Although the share of black workers that held jobs ticked up from 57.6 percent in April to 57.7 percent in May, and the unemployment rate decreased from 7.9 percent to 7.5 percent, the latest numbers also
 
Non-compete agreements for workers raise red flags
Thursday, June 1, 2017
CHAPEL HILL – More low-wage workers are being asked to sign non-compete agreements as a condition of their employment. The issue recently was brought to light in a court settlement between 10 former employees of a Chapel Hill cleaning service. The plaintiffs, represented by the North Carolina Justice Center, wanted to start their own cleaning service
 

Upcoming Events

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Farmhouse Jams

Time: 5:30 to 9 p.m. The Breakfast Club will

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Film Screening

Time: 7 to 11 p.m. Raleigh Film Underground

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Rhiannon Giddens

Time: 8 p.m. North Carolina native Rhiannon

Latest News

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Rare screening of cult classic showing in Raleigh

RALEIGH – Speller Street Films brought you the award-winning documentary "Wilmington on

Leesville Road High senior does it all

RALEIGH – Lauren McNamara-Clement's mom once asked her why the Leesville Road High

Colonel Loud makes noise with his music

RALEIGH – Michael Montgomery has been making music since the seventh grade, but he