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Thursday, June 23, 2016
BUSINESS LENDING City of Durham will offer a Small Business Lending seminar June 29, 6 to 8 p.m. at Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza, first floor. Contact: Vincent Wingate at (919) 560-4180, ext. 17241. FRIENDS DOWNTOWN Friends of Downtown Chapel Hill will host its next meeting June 30, 9:30 a.m. at The Franklin Hotel, 311 W. Franklin St. Call (919)
M/I Homes opens Reserve at Brookhaven
Sunday, June 19, 2016
RALEIGH – M/I Homes has opened its newest community, Reserve at Brookhaven, in the heart of North Raleigh. This quiet community of only 40 homesites is nestled among towering pine trees. These new homes feature stunning Showcase Collection executive homes. The spacious 3,200 to 4,100-plus square foot designs showcase two to three story homes with
Where did the black banks go?
Saturday, June 18, 2016
America has half as many black-owned banks as existed 15 years ago. “People assume don’t know what they are doing,” said Alden McDonald, CEO of New Orleans-based Liberty Bank and Trust. “Put yourself in these shoes: We are located in communities in which all of the large banks have moved out of because it’s not profitable for
M&F Bank honors Flores, Mount Level MBC
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
DURHAM – M&F Bank celebrated the 2016 recipients of the M&F Bank Founders Award during last week’s annual meeting of shareholders. Mount Level Missionary Baptist Church, and Eleazar and Roselia Flores of the Flores Corporation were honored for their contributions. The annual award recognizes individuals or entities that embody the
Social Security benefits citizens outside the U.S.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Over half a million people who live outside the United States receive some kind of Social Security benefit. If you are a U.S. citizen, you may receive your Social Security payments outside the United States as long as you are eligible. When we say you are “outside the United States,” we mean you are not in one of the 50 states, the District of

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Disrespect from Democrats and Republicans

After last week’s column on how the major presidential candidates snubbed organizers of

Domestic violence funds narrowly survive LGBT law fight

RALEIGH – Millions of dollars in funding for domestic violence programs in North Carolina

NCCU left out of MEAC TV

The MEAC released its TV football schedule last week on the ESPN family of networks. Nine games