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Chatham Central students turn ‘pasta project’ into soul food
Monday, June 18, 2018
PITTSBORO — Over plates of pasta, Chatham Central High students added to the fabric of Chatham County and bridged a generation gap in several swell scoops. Everett Goldston teaches culinary arts at Chatham Central. Yet his passion for community service is as appealing as the dishes that emerge from his ovens and stovetops. He said the priority he
 
SCHOOL NEWS: Orange County
Friday, June 15, 2018
Three principals were hired during the last school board meeting: Aisha Howard is the new principal at McDougle Elementary. Howard previously was the principal at Oak Grove Elementary in Durham Public Schools. Prior to that, she was principal of North Elementary in Person County Schools. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in elementary education from
 
Rites of Passage marks transition into manhood
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
DURHAM – Brothers Kyle, 16, and Rasheed Hardison, 13, were initiated into manhood during the Durham Business and Professional Chain’s 29th annual Rites of Passage graduation ceremony Sunday. The ceremony is a way to honor and uplift young African-American men as they begin to accept leadership roles in the community. The DBPC Cultural Committee
 
A honey of a program
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
DURHAM – Bees are dying at alarming numbers. That may seem like good news to homeowners who are tired of getting stung when they mow their lawns, but it’s actually bad news since bees are essential pollinators for plants and crops. The Honeybee Conservancy is hoping to reverse the trend, and two Durham organizations are now part of that plan.
 
Raleigh native serves with Navy strike fighter squadron
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
LEMOORE, Calif. – A 2011 Athens Drive High School graduate and Raleigh native is serving with a U.S. Navy strike fighter squadron that flies one of the world’s most advanced warplanes. Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael McClean is an aviation ordnanceman with the Tophatters of VFA 14, which operates out of Naval Air Station Lemoore. A Navy
 
Civil rights groups sue NC DMV
Monday, June 4, 2018
RALEIGH – The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles has revoked the licenses of hundreds of thousands of people simply because they cannot afford to pay traffic fines and court costs. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), the ACLU, the ACLU of North Carolina and the Southern Coalition for Social Justice are suing to end the practice, which
 
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Artist Ernie Barnes comes home

RALEIGH – The wait is almost over for one of the most anticipated art exhibits in quite

CONCERT: Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads

Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads June 29, 8:30 p.m. Motorco Music Hall (919) 901-0975 Mystic

Judge won’t restore North Carolina judicial primaries

RALEIGH — A federal judge has definitively ruled out judicial primaries in North Carolina