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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
 
Military method for weight loss
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
RALEIGH – The battle of the bulge can feel like it’s part of a real war. It may seem fitting then that the latest weight-loss technology was once used for military defense. Instead of special shakes or meal deliveries, ShapeMasters – which just opened its first East Coast branch in Raleigh last month – uses special sound frequencies
 
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
 

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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

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SORORITY NEWS: Miss Jabberwock 2017

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority crowned Zachyre Lynn

Manage garden pests and mosquitoes in the landscape

A garden filled with flowers, birds, bees and butterflies is a sight to behold. These winged

DPS delays discussion on superintendent characteristics

DURHAM – The Durham school board postponed a discussion on what characteristics they would