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Churches ramp up background checks to ensure safety
Friday, January 18, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – As churches become aware of potential safety issues, more are signing up for background check services through LifeWay Christian Resources' OneSource program. "The numbers have increased dramatically since we began our relationship with backgroundchecks.com," said LifeWay's Jennie Morris. "On average, we add 160 customers a
HBCU chaplains evolve to meet studentsí spiritual needs
Friday, January 11, 2019
At 10 a.m. on Sunday mornings, students will find Charles H. Lewter IV preaching from his iPad during worship service at the Johnson-Phillip All Faiths Chapel. Part of the reason for this preaching method is to keep students engaged, said Lewter, who is dean of the chapel and assistant director of student engagement at Prairie View A&M University. He
Women are changing the face of the funeral industry
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Mention singer Monica Brown, and her hit songs like “The Boy is Mine” and “Miss Thang” might come to mind. For others, her stellar acting career with small and big roles in “New York Undercover,” “Living Single” and others also come to mind. But, it’s Brown’s other profession that – until
NC churches wrestle with security, guns and worship
Friday, December 28, 2018
As parishioners filed down the red-carpeted aisles and into the pews, 20 of their peers were already at work behind the scenes. On Sunday morning at Hayes Barton Baptist Church in downtown Raleigh, the church has made safety and security a top priority. After shootings have rocked faith communities across the country, the church has committed itself to

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NCCU women knock off Coppin State

DURHAM — Freshman Dasmine Kasey, left, drilled the go-ahead 3-pointer with 51.5 seconds

UNCís Carol Folt no longer silent on Sam

At long last, we’ve learned who UNC Chancellor Carol Folt is, just in time to say

Positive outlook for Triangle real estate markets

RALEIGH – Most signs point to a good year ahead for the area’s overall economy and