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Early presidential departure makes room for new SAU president
Friday, March 22, 2019
Saint Augustine’s University alumnus Gaddis Faulcon is now interim president of the university following the Board of Trustees’ request for former president Everett Ward to step down last week, four months ahead of his planned retirement. In response to questions about the nature of Ward’s early departure, Board of Trustees chairman James
Campbell Law wins NBLSA National Trial competition
Thursday, March 21, 2019
RALEIGH — Campbell Law advocates came out on top last weekend at the Constance Baker Motely National Trial Competition hosted by the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) in Little Rock, Arkansas. The win is the law school’s first national championship in this competition. Campbell Law advocates Nichad Davis, Maurizio Lewis-Streit,
Free food provided by Salvation Army
Thursday, March 14, 2019
DURHAM – Everyone goes through ups and downs, but Suzanne Clark openly shared that things have been very rough since she became homeless in September. Fortunately, the Salvation Army is helping her. Clark stood in a line outside the Salvation Army along with about 50 other people with bags and boxes waiting to receive a number for their opportunity
Sav-A-Lotís closure major blow for SE Raleigh
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
RALEIGH – It’s 6 p.m., the after-work hour folks routinely stop by their neighborhood grocery to grab something for dinner or its finishing touch. But the doors are already locked at the Sav-A-Lot on Martin Luther King Boulevard. Car after car of shoppers pulled up. Each was turned away hours before the store’s usual 9 p.m. closing by
SE Raleigh pioneers honored in black history program
Sunday, February 24, 2019
RALEIGH – Mary Hodge let soft tears flow as she reflected on her late husband being honored for his legacy as a young entertainer who infused joy into Raleigh’s African-American community. “It’s amazing,” she said. “We actually don’t think we can put something into black history, but they all had minds to bring

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