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SE Raleigh teens win prize in hackathon
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
RALEIGH – TheLaborMarket.org announced last week the winners of its RTP Hacks 2018: Southeast Raleigh hackathon. A hackathon is where professionals and students get together for a short period of time to collaborate and create a solution to an existing problem or community issue using technology. At the end of the event, students presented their
Durham welcomes young entrepreneurs fair
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
DURHAM – Little did sisters Savannah, 10, and Sienna Forrester, 11, imagine that when their father taught them to make shea butter using a family recipe, they would be able to turn it into a business — The Brown Sugar Sisters. The girls were gearing up for their third young entrepreneurs’ career fair and the first one in Durham. The
Amazon Flex bridges the gap for Raleigh man
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
RALEIGH – A couple of years ago, Jeff Brown found himself in need of some extra money to help make ends meet. Although he had a full-time job, the pay wasn’t enough to provide for his family. Brown, 55, and his wife, Monique, have four children: Jeff Jr., 26; Jewel, 21 Brooklin, 11; and Trinity, 6. The Browns, who live in Cary, needed
27 to graduate TROSA program
Friday, November 2, 2018
DURHAM – Felisha Brown let nothing stop her from getting a fix. At age 18, she left her newborn in the hospital to find drugs on the street. And that was just the beginning. “I went to dope houses on crutches,” said Brown, now 37. “I did everything possible to get drugs.” On Nov. 4, Brown and 26 others will graduate from

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Human Library

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Medicine Giveaway

Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. NC MedAssist will hold a


Thread Talk Pop-Up

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Christine Darden: ‘Dreaming and on their Shoulders’

DURHAM – The first steps to achieve any goal is to perceive, plan, prepare and persist.

Eagles try to play spoiler against rival

Bowie State is the lone CIAA and HBCU representative in the NCAA Division II Super Region 2