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Bill seeks financial justice for defrauded Wells Fargo victims
Thursday, December 8, 2016
A series of developments following the Wells Fargo scandal has now led to the introduction of legislation designed to bring financial justice to the millions of consumers affected by fees and fraudulent accounts they never authorized, nor opened. On Dec. 1, Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown introduced a bill that would grant Wells Fargo victims their own day in
Sneaker company tries to keep up with demand
Monday, December 5, 2016
ATLANTA — “Business has been moving faster than expected,” said Tarik Edmonson, owner and CEO of SneakersCustom.com. Sales have been strong all over the globe – from Angola, South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo to London. The fast growing demand for his shoes has brought with it some minor growing pains for the company.
Friday, December 2, 2016
RALEIGH CHAMBER Dec. 8, 7:30 to 9 a.m. – Meet the Purchasers, Ruggero Piano, 4720 Hargrove Road, #120. Contact: Candice Coffey at 664-7034. CHAMBER Dec. 8, 6 to 8 p.m. – Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber will host its annual Salute to Community Heroes at University Place, 201 S. Estes Drive. Contact: Nicholas Johnson at
9-year-old CEO starts GaBBY Bows
Friday, November 25, 2016
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Elementary entrepreneur Gabrielle Goodwin recently raised $28,000 on kickstarter with the help of her mom Rozalynn. Gabrielle will use the capital to manufacture new designs and colors for her hair accessory solution, GaBBY Bows. The mother-daughter duo solved the age-old problem of disappearing girls’ hair barrettes by

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Foster Parent Recruitment

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Holiday Sip & Shop

Join Wendell Falls for our first Holiday Sip and


Christmas in the Piedmont

Visit Bennett Place during the Christmas season

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Eagles move softball games

Fayetteville State sophomore Chinwendu Maduegbunam (right) last week was named a recipient of

Will the real Shaw Bears please stand up

Shaw women are 2-6 (as of Dec. 9). The Bears haven’t opened a season this bad since the

Education forecast for 2017

The year is drawing to a close, but its accomplishments in K-12 education say much about what we