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Black festival returns for 16th year
Friday, January 20, 2017
RALEIGH – The North Carolina Museum of History always gets an early jump on Black History Month with its annual African American Cultural Celebration. Now in its 16th year, the family-friendly festival will be held Jan. 28, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 5 E. Edenton St. Over 75 musicians, storytellers, dancers, playwrights, artists and more will
 
Zaniac Learning opens first Triangle location
Monday, January 16, 2017
CARY – Zaniac, a STEM-based learning center, is officially opening its first Triangle location in Cary and inviting residents to its grand opening event in Parkside Town Commons Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The celebration includes refreshments, facility tours and class demos. Attendees can also meet the instructors, local owners and founder Paul
 
Town of Chapel Hill employee celebration
Monday, January 16, 2017
CHAPEL HILL – Employees have held their own special observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy for 20 years and counting at the Town of Chapel Hill. Usually held the Friday before the Monday holiday, the internal celebration has been nurtured by a dedicated group of Public Works employees led by Maggie Burnett and Fred Battle. At the
 
NEWS ‘ROUND RALEIGH
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Foster teens North Carolina teens in foster care may continue receiving support services from their 18th to 21st birthdays through Foster Care 18 to 21, which began Jan. 1. "Many young adults in foster care are not prepared for self-sufficiency by age 18," said Wayne Black, N.C. senior director for social services and county operations. "Their life
 
NCCU announces search committee for new chancellor
Friday, January 6, 2017
North Carolina Central recently announced appointments to the Chancellor’s Search Committee that will recommend a successor to late Chancellor Debra Saunders-White. The 22-member search committee includes representatives of the NCCU Board of Trustees, faculty, staff, administration and students, as well as alumni and community members. The committee
 
Durham homeless projects win HUD funding
Thursday, January 5, 2017
DURHAM – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Continuum of Care Program has awarded almost $1.3 million to 12 Durham projects that serve the needs of the homeless. The grants will help fund short-term rental subsidies, permanent housing and Durham’s Homeless Management Information System, which keeps records of the Bull
 
NEWS 'ROUND RALEIGH
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Foster teens North Carolina teens in foster care may continue receiving support services from their 18th to 21st birthdays through Foster Care 18 to 21, which began Jan. 1. "Many young adults in foster care are not prepared for self-sufficiency by age 18," said Wayne Black, N.C. senior director for social services and county operations. "Their life
 
DPS Student of the Month
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Camryn Smith, Northern High School When the assistant principals at Northern met to determine the school’s student of the month for November, it was a very quick meeting. Selecting senior Camryn Smith was a no-brainer. The 17-year-old is a member of the Key Club and Spanish Honor Society, and mentors fourth-grade students at Merrick-Moore Elementary
 
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16th African American Cultural Festival

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Business owners, take care of your business

I hear it all the time: “I patronized a black-owned business and was treated

Shaw women extends streak over SAU

RALEIGH – Newcomer LaQuisha Taylor scored a game-high 30 points and pulled down 12

Black festival returns for 16th year

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Museum of History always gets an early jump on Black History