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Girl Scouts receives funding from Duke Energy
Thursday, July 21, 2016
RALEIGH — Girl Scouts–North Carolina Coastal Pines received a generous $40,000 donation from the Duke Energy Foundation to help support and expand TechnoQuest, an all-girl event focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. TechnoQuest is a daylong event for over 150 middle and high school girls and provides opportunities to explore
Chapel Hill employees honored for service
Thursday, July 21, 2016
CHAPEL HILL – John French, resident services coordinator for the Town of Chapel Hill, was chosen as the 2016 W. Calvin Horton Service Award winner. Deputy Manager Flo Miller announced the award last week at an employee awards ceremony as part of the Town’s Employee Appreciation Day at the UNC Friday Center. The award is one of the highest
Shaw University partners with American Underground
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
DURHAM – The American Underground campus at the American Tobacco Historic District will now be the home of Shaw University’s adult degree program, Centers for Alternative Programs in Education. Shaw has partnered with Google for Entrepreneurs Tech Hub at American Underground under the direction of the university president Tashni-Ann Dubroy.
Congress looks to change diaper assistance
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
RALEIGH – One dirty truth - literally - about child rearing is the high cost of diapers. They cost families from $70 to $80 a month per child. Congress is considering legislation that would fund pilot programs in North Carolina and other states to help low-income families afford the necessity. Currently, no federal program meets that need, says
Cary co. wins business award
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
CARY – SugarKane Sugaring Spa of Cary was one of 103 small businesses chosen by SCORE as an American Small Business Championship winner. SCORE is a nonprofit that services the needs of small business owners. The award honors businesses that have beaten the odds to succeed. Each winner received a $1,000 Sam's Club gift card, an all-expense-paid trip
Thursday, July 7, 2016
WAKE COUNTY Raleigh Charter School senior Chantel Lynn (left with parents) was awarded a $10,000 People Helping People scholarship by the State Employees’ Credit Union. She will attend UNC Charlotte in the fall. When the new school year begins July 11, motorists will note changes in traffic with the opening of a new school. The new Pine Hollow
Chef competition returns to Raleigh
Sunday, July 3, 2016
RALEIGH – The Got to Be N.C. Competition Dining Series is back in the Triangle for a highly competitive series. The single-elimination tournament will pit eight chef teams against each other for seven dinner events, July 11-12, 14, 18-19, 21 and 24, at 214 Martin St. For the first time, the series will feature two separate brackets, and the winners
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Pushback against new police station rages on

DURHAM – Community members rallied together in front of the Durham Police Department

Harriet Tubman’s Underground Railroad offers living history

“I never ran my train off the track, and I never lost a passenger.” - Harriet

‘HBCU of the Year’ title goes to NCCU

DURHAM – HBCU Digest, recognizing achievement among the nation’s 111 historically